Enroll in Our Exciting Certificate Programs 

for 2013! See Below for Details.

2013 Fall: 


Fall 2013


Home Study: October 1-November 3rd**

Experiential Training Intensive: November 4-13th, 2013

Distance Learning Program: November 14-January 31, 2014

**Note: This aspect can be combined with the distance learning portions and conducted 

after the Experiential Training Intensive

Enrollment Dates TBA


This training program enables students to achieve basic to advanced levels of mastery. This intensive trimester program of 500 hours prepares the student through (a) self- exploration, (b) live group experience, and (c) virtual adult experiential learning modalities to reach a level of proven competency and understanding.

This training program is rigorous and is divided into four (4) distinct phases over a single trimester. Students engage in self-study at home before attending a ten-day live intensive training. These two phases are followed by home study and the delivery of a practicum to the faculty prior to the end of the trimester (6-8- weeks). The final phase for home study in Sex Education is comprised of readings, DVDs and lectures on a variety of topics, leading to an additional Certificate in Sex Education.

Tuition for the Sex Coaching Certificate Program is $7,150, paid to IASHS. Applications must be submitted to the IASHS Registrar’s office. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED ONCE THE STUDENT BEGINS THE ONLINE HOME STUDY.

Taught by Dr. Patti Britton, author of The Art of Sex Coaching, and Dr. Robert Dunlap. For more information, download the brochure, and see: Sex Coach U

**Note: This aspect can be combined with the distance learning portions and conducted after the Experiential Training Intensive

2013 Summer/Fall: 



National Guild of Hypnotists Certification Included

August 5 - December 9, 2013

Phase I Distance Learning: August 5 - September 9. 

Phase II Distance Learning: September 16 - September 30. 

Phase III Distance Learning: October 21 - December 2

Phase III Optional San Francisco Intensive for Hypnotist Certification - 

December 2 - 8, 2013. 

Enroll by June. 15, 2013. 

Learn sexological hypnosis to manage sexual problems and promote sexual enrichment. This 15 week, 300-hour certificate course combines hypnotism skills with sexology to create a comprehensive program for sexologists, hypnotists, sex therapists, sex counselors, and other professionals. Course offer convenient state of the art, online distance learning, webinars, taped lectures, DVDs, home study, and more.

This course is unique in creating and teaching uniform standards for basic competency in the use of hypnosis for sexual and gender concerns. The goal is to enable each student to gain a theoretical and practical understanding of sexological hypnosis for use in clinical practice. 

Please note: The 300 hours of instruction includes the Associate in Sex Education Certificate (see description at upper right), which requires 150 hours of study. 

Hypnosis Certification: If you wish to also receive hypnosis certification through the National Guild of Hypnotists, you must attend the San Francisco Intensive. 

Tuition for the Sexological Hypnosis Certificate Program is $3,750, paid to IASHS. Applications must be submitted to the IASHS Registrar’s office. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED ONCE THE STUDENT BEGINS THE ONLINE HOME STUDY.

Taught by Dr. Amy Marsh, Associate professor at IASHS, clinical sexologist, certified hypnotist and certified hypnosis instructor through the National Guild of Hypnotists.  For more information, download the brochure above.

Please also email Dr. Amy Marsh


This somatic training provides direct experiential learning opportunities that emphasize erotic embodiment. Participants learn a variety of Sexological Bodywork modalities and experience how humans learn erotic embodiment through mindful, self-directed practice over time. This course will prepare practitioners to teach somatic sex education to individuals, couples and groups. Participants learn to use touch, breath, and movement to become familiar with, articulate about, and competent in the uses of profound ecstatic and erotic states. This course allows practitioners to bring new levels of creativity and insight from their own direct experience to their clients and students as well as to the entire field of sexology. This course was specifically designed for men and women interested in bodywork or related somatic fields. All students must interview with the instructors. 

This training is a half-trimester, 150-hour course. Students participate in six weeks of home study before attending 100 classroom hours in a two-week intensive format. Tuition for the Sexological Bodywork Certificate Program is $3,750.00 plus $100.00 application fee. Tuition includes online access to all of the required videos, most of the required readings, and the home-study forum. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED ONCE THE STUDENT BEGINS THE ONLINE HOME STUDY.  

For more information contact Ariadne Luya:


The purpose of this state approved certificate is to upgrade the skills of those working in AIDS or other STI prevention programs who presently lack advanced formal training in sexology and to prepare those planning to enter the field of AIDS/STI prevention with sex education and therapy skills presently unavailable at other institutions of higher learning. This is the only professional sexologically-oriented AIDS/STI prevention credential available at this time.

The credential requires 20 hours of "at home" preparation, successful completion of Course #350 STI's: A Sexological Health Perspective, which is a 5-day, 3 unit practicum, and Course #311 SAR or equivalent. This program will provide basic information about the divergent sexual lifestyles and special sexual problems AIDS educators encounter daily; help participants develop an effective sexual comfort level; teach participants the relevant sexological theory and practical strategies for AIDS prevention work; address the symptoms of STIs with differential diagnosis and treatment modalities; and give participants extensive direct practical experience using sexological techniques, teaching strategies and explicit materials for AIDS/STI prevention. Cost of this program is $3,750.00 and includes the books, Sexual Strategies for Pleasure and Safety and the SAR Guide for a Better Sex Life.