Healing Through Kink
This course is open to therapists, couples or anyone who is interested in learning about Kink and BDSM practices and the potential therapeutic aspects of them.
available to individuals
Please note the price is in USD
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Why this workshop?
Kink & BDSM have become part of mainstream conversations lately. But what really is kink? Are BDSM practices safe? Can people with a history of sexual trauma engage in such practices without being further traumatised?
Informed by psychology research & evidence-based theories this training gives you a deeper understanding of the therapeutic potential of kink and erotic play.
What do people find appealing about kink?
Who is in control of the scene and safety?
Safe, Sane & Consensual, or is it?
Therapeutic potentials of kink (informed by Attachment theory, Neuroplasticity, Internal Family Systems, Sensorimotor psychotherapy)
Please note this is a pre-recorded training
Dates: Available for 3 months from the date of purchase
Venue: Online recording
Facilitator: Anisa Varasteh, Clinical Sexologist
Cost: $44.50 (USD)
Frequently Asked questions:
Can I claim OCD points for this course?
If you wish to claim Continuous Professional Development hours/points, you can take a quiz . After you complete the quiz with an 80% pass rate, you will receive a certificate of completion within 24 hours. You will be able to complete the quiz more than once. OCP points can be used for the following registrations/memberships:
Australian Counselling Association (ACA)
Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
Society of Australian Sexologists (SAS).
Who is this course suitable for?
Clinicians/therapists who would like to expand their knowledge of kink and BDSM practices and support their clients
Individuals and people in relationships who are curious about how they can incorporate safe Kink/BDSM practices in their life
Kink/BDSM practitioners who would like to deepen their understanding of the therapeutic potential of kink and BDSM.
What frameworks do you use?
This course is informed by the principles of Neuroplasticity, Internal Family Systems, Play therapy and Attachment theory.
Are there any explicit images or nudity as part of this course?
There will be pictures of nude people (no genitals) and images of Shibari (Japanese rope/bondage art, i.e. people being restrained, similar to the image in the flyer). Due to the nature of the topic, there will be conversations about childhood trauma, but nothing in detail, just general references.