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Post Traumatic Sex Disorder:
When Intimacy Is A Trigger Part 1

Previously Recorded

Presenter: Talli Yehuda Rosenbaum, MSc

60 minutes

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will be able to describe the challenges that people with PTSD encounter in intimacy and sexual function.
  2. Participants will describe how and why the neurobiologies of PTSD and of sex may be incompatible.
  3. Participants will demonstrate understanding of how to choose appropriate and effective treatment modalities for this population that address intimacy and sexuality.

This webinar offers 1 NYS ED Self Study Credits

This course will highlight the mechanisms by which emotional and sexual intimacy may be incompatible with PTSD. To illustrate this, studies linking PTSD to sexual dysfunction will be reviewed, aspects of the neurobiologies of PTSD and the sexual response will be elucidated, and treatment suggestions will be offered for promoting healthy intimacy in couples where one partner is challenged with PTSD.

Talli Yehuda Rosenbaum, MSc., is an individual and couples therapist, and is certified as a sex therapist by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists as well as the Israeli Sex Therapy Association (ITAM) Mrs. Rosenbaum has authored over 30 peer- reviewed journal publications, numerous book chapters, and co-edited a Springer textbook entitled “The Overactive Pelvic Floor.” She currently serves as associate editor of the peer-reviewed journal Sexual Medicine Reviews. In addition to maintaining her private practice, Mrs. Rosenbaum teaches in several sex therapy and sex counseling programs in Israel and acts as academic advisor for Yahel: The Center for Jewish Intimacy.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will be able to describe the challenges that people with PTSD encounter in intimacy and sexual function.
  2. Participants will describe how and why the neurobiologies of PTSD and of sex may be incompatible.
  3. Participants will demonstrate understanding of how to choose appropriate and effective treatment modalities for this population that address intimacy and sexuality.

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