Clinical Concepts In Sexual Health

Revive your sex life and relationship

Clinical Concepts in Sexual Health is an LLC that Kimberly Resnick Anderson, Certified Sex Therapist founded in 2001. It is an outpatient psychotherapy and coaching center that was originally launched in her hometown of Cleveland, Ohio and in 2014 she opened offices in Los Angeles California. It is dedicated to increasing sexual wellness through clinical service, research, and education. It offers a wide range of clinical services including individual sex therapy, traditional couples therapy, couples retreats, couples intensives, sex addiction services, transgender services, and multiple support groups (both in person and online). Ms. Anderson offers free community-based talks on many aspects of sexuality. She is invited by hospitals, universities, religious institutions, and others around the country to address current topics in sexual health. She also presents nationally and internationally at medical and mental health conferences. Ms. Anderson has provided sexual medicine training to medical students and medical residents for more than 20 years. Clinical Concepts in Sexual Health is a place where individuals, couples, groups, institutions, as well as the media can turn to gain education, training, consultation, and clinical expertise in the many complexities of human sexuality.

Comfort-Inducing Sexuality Dialogue (CISD)

After talking with thousands of individuals about sex for over 20 years, certified sex therapist Kimberly Resnick Anderson has developed her own clinical model to facilitate comfort when discussing sexual material with clients. Her model, Comfort-Inducing Sexuality Dialogue (CISD), incorporates the following:

  • Ability to interpret early sexual experiences and messages as powerful legacies
  • Ability to use clinical examples to help normalize common sexual experiences and concerns
  • Comprehensive knowledge base of human sexual response and components of sexual identity
  • Environment that depathologizes sexual differences and unconventional interests
  • Humor
  • Psycho-Education
  • Respect for the meaning of sexuality to one’s self esteem and gender identity
  • Sending a clear message that sexuality is important in peoples’ lives
  • Taking a strategic sexual history that allows people to respond in an uninhibited, honest manner
  • Unshakeable belief that talking about sex in a therapeutic setting can be profoundly liberating and life-changing

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Professional Therapy Never Includes Sex

Sex therapy never requires the removal of clothing or touching between therapist and client. Provocative subject material may be discussed; and intimate topics may be explored, but professional therapy never includes any sexual contact.

Kimberly’s Professional Affiliations & Memberships

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