Sex and Recovery
— Helping Clients Recover Normal, Health Perceptions of Sexuality —
This class will aid clinicians in helping their clients navigate their bodies awakening to the sensations previously dulled by addiction. Clinicians will learn strategies to assist clients with re-learning intimacy, touch, safety and consent in their new world of sobriety.
1. Develop strategies to help clients deal with trauma and shame.
2. Explore the navigation of the 1-year rule in most 12 step programs.
3. Identify ways to help clients relearn positive touch, honesty and consent.
4. Identify healthy ideas about sexuality in sobriety.