Past Offerings

Workshops, Presentations, and Events

Sensate Focus: The Art and Science of Mindful Touch 2018

Discover, develop, renew, and update your knowledge of Sensate Focus (the foundation of sex therapy) for a diverse client population. Re-examine the value of Sensate Focus for working with couples’ intimacy, relationship, and sexual concerns, and explore its association with mindfulness practice.

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Women And Love: Virtual Summit

Dr. Constance Avery-Clark was featured on the Women and Love FREE Summit, hosted by Dr. Erica Goodstone. This FREE VIRTUAL SUMMIT brings together 47 world renowned speakers, authors, therapists and coaches who share their insights, secrets, tips and wisdom with you…

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Sexceptional Workshop: Mastering The Art of Sensate Focus

Discover, develop, renew, and update your knowledge of Sensate Focus (the foundation of sex therapy) for a diverse client population. Re-examine the value of Sensate Focus for working with couples’ intimacy, relationship, and sexual concerns, and explore its association with mindfulness practice.

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The Eden Project: In Search Of The Magical Other

What is a truly loving and intimate relationship? This one day workshop will examine the true nature of love and intimate relationships and the power of the five stages of projection that contribute to the bitter disappointment that accompanies so many of them. The key, of course, is to know how to have a relationship with yourself.

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Sensate Focus: The Art and Science of Mindful Touch 2017

Discover, develop, renew, and update your knowledge of Sensate Focus (the foundation of sex therapy) for a diverse client population. Re-examine the value of Sensate Focus for working with couples’ intimacy, relationship, and sexual concerns, and explore its association with mindfulness practice.

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The Present Heart And The Self-Esteem Trap

Workshop presentation facilitating discussion on the works of Jungian analyst, psychologist, and Buddhist practitioner Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D. The center for Jungian Studies of South Florida’s final event of the year, during which we explore Dr. Young-Eisendrath’s work through several interviews that have been conducted with her.

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Sensate Focus: The Art and Science of Mindful Touch 2016

Discover, develop, renew, and update your knowledge of Sensate Focus (the foundation of sex therapy) for a diverse client population. Re-examine the value of Sensate Focus for working with couples’ intimacy, relationship, and sexual concerns, and explore its association with mindfulness practice.

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A List Of All Past Offerings

Lectures, Workshops, and Other Presentations

 

 

All workshops providing CEUs were approved by APA directly or by an affiliated and authorized state certifying agency unless otherwise indicated; approval by additional certifying agencies is indicated under the specific programs of study.

 


 

Sensate Focus: The Art and Science of Mindful Touch (6 CEUs, AASECT)

Workshop presentation with Linda Weiner, MSW, LCSW, Institute for Sexual & Relationship Therapy & Training, Delray Beach, FL, January 2018, February 2017 and January 2016, & St. Louis, Missouri, October 2015

 


 

Women And Love: Virtual Summit 

FREE Summit, hosted by Dr. Erica Goodstone. October, 2017

 


 

Mindful Touch: Incorporating Sensate Focus into Couples and Sex Therapy  (1 CEU)

Presentation at the 125th Annual Convention, American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., August 2017

 


 

Updating Traditional Sex Therapy Approaches for Modern Sex Therapy (1.5 CEUs, AASECT)

Panel Dialogue with the editor and authors from the Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Sex Therapy (2017), Zoë Peterson, Linda Weiner, and Laurie Mintz, 49th Annual Conference, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, Las Vegas, NV, June 2017

 


 

50 Years of Masters & Johnson: Past Stories, Present Influences, & Future Directions (1.5 CEUs, AASECT)

Workshop with Constance Avery Clark, through the Institute for Sexual & Relationship Therapy & Training at the 49th Annual Conference, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, Las Vegas, NV, June 2017

 


 

Sensate Focus in Sex Therapy and Sexual Health: The Art and Science of Mindful Touch (1 CEU)

Oral presentation with Linda Weiner, MSW, LCSW, through the Institute for Sexual & Relationship Therapy & Training at the 23rd World Congress of Sexology, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2017

 


 

Sensate Focus in Sex Therapy

Appearance on The Boom Doctors radio show hosted by Dr. Patti Britton and Dr. Robert Dunlap. Discussed Linda Weiner’s and my recent book, Sensate Focus in Sex Therapy: The Illustrated Manual on a show geared towards the Baby Boomer Generation, putting the Boom back into the needs and dreams of Boomers. Westlake Village, CA, May 2017

 


 

Integrating the Dark and the Light: Jungian Depth Psychology and Sex Therapy with Couples (1 CEU)

Poster presentation with Linda Weiner, MSW, at 42nd Annual Meeting, Society of Sex Therapy and Research: Healing Relationships and Fostering Sexual Wellbeing, Montreal, QC, April 2017

 


 

SEXCEPTIONAL WORKSHOP: Mastering the Art of Sensate Focus (6 CEUs, APA- & AASECT)

Workshop presentation with Linda Weiner, MSW, LCSW, at the Great Lakes Sexual Health Alliance, April 2017

 


 

Integrating the Dark and the Light: Jungian Depth Psychology and Sex Therapy with Couples (1 CEU)

Poster presentation with Linda Weiner, MSW, at 42nd Annual Meeting, Society of Sex Therapy and Research: Healing Relationships and Fostering Sexual Wellbeing, Montreal, QC, April 2017

 


Sensate Focus: The Art and Science of Mindful Touch (6 CEUs, AASECT)

Workshop presentation with Linda Weiner, MSW, LCSW, Institute for Sexual & Relationship Therapy & Training, Delray Beach, FL, February 2017 and January 2016, & St. Louis, Missouri, October 2015


 

Sensate Focus and Sex Therapy: Touching Mindfully (3 CEUs)

Workshop presentation for the Florida Psychological Association, Boca Raton, FL, July 2016

 


 

The Present Heart and The Self-Esteem Trap (3 CEUs)

Workshop presentation facilitating discussion on the works of Jungian analyst, psychologist, and Buddhist practitioner Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D. Sponsored by Center for Jungian Studies of South FloridaFt. Lauderdale, FL, May 2016

 


 

Sensate Focus: Between Foundation and Innovation (2 CEUs)

Workshop presentation with Linda Weiner, MSW, LCSW, at Middle Ground: Establishing Connections—47th Annual Convention, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, Minneapolis, MN, June 2015


 

The Wisdom of Changes: Richard Wilhelm and the I Ching (3 CEUs)

Presentation on, and facilitator for discussion about, the film by Richard Wilhelm’s granddaughter tracing his life living in, and translating the classics of, China, thereby introducing these masterpieces to the Western World and Carl Jung. Sponsored by Center for Jungian Studies of South Florida, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 2015


 

Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives, 26th Annual Event: Interviews with James Hollis, Ph.D. about his new book (3 CEUs)

Presentation on, and facilitator for discussion about, the Asheville Jung Center’s October 2013 Webinar with renown Jungian analyst James Hollis’s latest publication, Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives. Sponsored by Center for Jungian Studies of South Florida, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 2014


 

Masters of Sex (1 CEU, APA- & AASECT-Approved)

Panel discussion and Q&A, with Thomas Maier, author of Masters of Sex, and Linda Weiner, LCSW, Summer Institute of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, sponsored by Washington University, St. Louis, MO, August 2013


 

Assessing and Assigning Sensate Focus (2.5 CEUs, APA- & AASECT-approved)

Presentation with Linda Weiner, LCSW, Summer Institute of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, sponsored by Washington University, St. Louis, MO, August 2013


 

The Art of Sensate Focus: Revisited and Revised for Contemporary Times (1 CEU, APA- & AASECT-Approved)

Poster Session presented at Embracing the Sensuality of Diversity in Identities and Culture, the 45th Annual Conference of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, Miami, FL, June 2013


 

Sensate Focus as Touching vs. Pleasuring: Implications for Therapy

Poster Session presented with Linda Weiner, LCSW, at the Annual Conference of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research, Baltimore, MD, April 2013


 

What Matters Most in Psychology: Both This… and That… and a Little Sex

Keynote Address presented at The 25th Annual Psychology Department Conference, sponsored by PSI CHI, National Honor Society in Psychology, & the Department of Psychology, Connecticut College, New London, CT, April 2013


 

Sex, Jung, and Photography (3 CEUs)

Workshop sponsored by Center for Jungian Studies of South Florida, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, October 2012


 

Sex Therapy Interwoven with Depth Psychology: Sensate Focus as Window onto the Sacred Other (2 CEUs)

Workshop presentation at Synergy: Innovation, Sexuality, Tradition-44th Annual Convention, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, Austin, TX, June 2012


 

Jung and Active Imagination (3 CEUs)

Center for Jungian Studies of South Florida 24th Season Annual Event with a film screening featuring James Hillman, Ph.D., Jungian Analyst. Facilitated workshop sponsored by Center for Jungian Studies of South Florida, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, June 2012


 

Sex, Love, and Rock Your Soul: What Matters Most in Relationships (6 CEUs)

Workshop sponsored by the Jung Society of Nassau, Nassau, Bahamas, April 2012


 

Sex Therapy and Jungian Psychology: Masters & Johnson’s Sensate Focus as an Aperture into the Other and the Sacred

Session presentation at SexCon: 43rd Annual Conference, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, San Diego, CA, April 2011


 

Dynamics and Treatment of Intimate Relationships: Creatively Integrating Dynamic (Depth) and Behavioral (Practical) Theoretical and Treatment Perspectives (2 CEUs)

Workshop presentation at SexCon: 43rd Annual Conference, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, San Diego, CA, April 2011


 

Sex, Love, and Rock Your Soul: What Matters Most in Relationships (3 CEUs)

Workshop sponsored by Center for Jungian Studies of South Florida, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, February 2011


 

Trauma and Sexual Recovery (3 CEUs)

Presentation with John Adams, Ph.D., sponsored by and given at Hanley Center for substance abuse recovery, West Palm Beach, FL, June 2006


 

Sexual Feelings in Therapy

Presentation with John Adams, Ph.D., sponsored by South Florida Tri County Interagency Network, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 2006


 

Intimacy and Sexual Recovery Following Substance Abuse Treatment (1 CEU)

Presentation with John Adams, Ph.D., sponsored by and given at Hanley Center for substance abuse recovery, West Palm Beach, FL, April 2006


 

Sexual Recovery from Traumatic Experiences (3 CEUs)

Presentation with John Adams, Ph.D., sponsored by South Florida Society for Trauma-Based Disorders and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, FL, January 2001


 

Trauma Across the Life-Cycle (6.5 CEUs)

Presentation sponsored by South Florida Society for Trauma-Based Disorders and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, FL, September 1999


Sexual and Relationship Problems

Appeared regularly on WIOD radio program “Passion Phones” hosted by Erin Somers, a call-in radio program devoted to sexual concerns, Miami, FL, 1995 through 1996


 

Intimacy, Sexuality and Dual Earner Couples

Presentation to B’nai B’rith Women’s Group, Coral Springs, FL, September 1993


 

Pregnancy, Intimacy and Sexuality

Lecture series for The Childbirth Experience Lamaze childbirth classes, West Boca MedicalCenter, Boca Raton, FL, April through September, 1989


 

Human Sexuality, Sexual Dysfunctions and Psychiatric Conditions

Lecture series for medical students, The Retreat Psychiatric Hospital, Sunrise, FL, January through April, 1989


 

How Are We Getting Along Since the Baby Arrived?

Lecture series sponsored by Broward County School Board’s Educational Programs -Coral Springs Medical Center, Coral Springs, FL, September 1988 -Plantation General Hospital, Plantation, FL, September 1988, -Northwest Regional Hospital, Margate, FL, August 1988


 

Alcohol, Drugs and Sex

Lecture presented at Anon Anew Residential Treatment Center for substance abuse, Boca Raton, FL, October 1988


 

Men Who Abuse Their Wives

ABC-WPEC News Feature, West Palm Beach, FL, July 1988


 

Maintaining Emotional and Sexual Interest in Long-Term, Committed Relationships, and in Dual-Career Relationships

Executive Women of Coral Springs, Coral Springs, FL, February 1989, -Women’s Advisory Council of Broward County, Margate, FL May 1988, -Northwest Regional Hospital, Margate, FL, June 1988


 

Sexual Dysfunction and Disorder Patterns in Dual-Career Couples Relationship Issues and Inhibited Sexual Desire Cognitive Components of Intimacy Female Sexuality: Psychophysiology, Myths, and Communication Patterns Interface of Legal and Mental Health Systems in the Assessment and Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse

(All of these presentations were given at different times as follows:) -Northwest Regional Hospital, Margate, FL, June 1988 -Community Cable Television Network, Broward and Palm Beach Counties, FL, April 1988 -Masters & Johnson Institute Postgraduate and Advanced Postgraduate Workshops, St. Louis, MO, October 1981-August 1987 -St. Louis University Medical School and Psychology Department, St. Louis, MO, September 1983-September 1987


 

Issues of Sexual Therapy, and Perspectives on Sexual Dysfunction

Parkland Hospital, Advanced Professional Education Seminar, Baton Rouge, LA, March 1987 and June 1986. -Jersey Shore Summer Workshop Institute, sponsored by Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, August 1985 (one week lecture series)


 

Crimes of Passion

ABC-WPEC news Television Feature, West Palm Beach, FL, May 1988


 

Stress, Intimacy, and the Dual-Earner Lifestyle

Executive Women of Coral Springs, Coral Springs, FL, April 1988 -American Medical Students Association, Detroit, MI, February 1987 -American Medical Women’s Association Annual Convention, St. Louis,MO, -November 1986 -Michigan Osteopathic Association, Dearborn, MI, May 1986


 

Patterns of Sexual Disorders and Dysfunctions in Dual-Earner and Single-Earner Couples: Contemporary Issues in Sexuality

Florida Mental Health Association, Tampa, FL, January 1987 -St. Louis Psychological Association, St. Louis, MO, October 1985 -American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, May 1985 -American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, May 1985


 

Numerous interviews on national and local television and radio shows including “The Today Show” with Jane Pauley on October 23, 1986, from May 1985 through 1996

Courtship Models Meet Sex Research and Sex Therapy Symposium at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sex 29th Annual Convention, St. Louis, MO, November 1986


 

Sexuality, Intimacy and the Life Cycle

Lamar University College of Health and Behavioral Sciences 7th Annual Award Symposium, Beaumont, TX, April 1985


 

Psychometric Assessment of Sexual Offenders

“Next Steps in Research on Sex Offenders” Conference co-sponsored by Masters & Johnson Institute and National Institute of Mental Health, St. Louis, MO, March 1985


 

Profile of Assault Victims and the Perpetrators

Nat’l College of District Attorneys’ Prosecution of Rape Seminar, Kailua-Kona, HI, May 1983 -Washington University School of Social Work, St. Louis, MO, March 1983 -College of Public Services, Institute of Public Safety, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, March 1981 -Departments of Psychology of University of Missouri and of Washington University, Columbia and St. Louis, MO, March and April, 1981 -Fiftieth Annual Forensic Mental health Training Conference, Pacific Grove, CA, April 198


 

The Missouri Sexual Offender Program

American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Anaheim, CA, August 1983


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