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Love Hurts But Sex Shouldn’t – An Introduction to Female Sexual Pain

by Joshua Gonzalez, MD

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

FREE CE LECTURE!
1 CE available – APA, BBS, & AASECT certified

This lecture will provide the clinician with effective ways of discussing dyspareunia in patients reporting pain with sex. It will help them screen for common organic factors that can contribute to dyspareunia. The material presented here will assist providers in understanding the complexities of dyspareunia and help them refer their clients/patients to appropriate specialists.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify pertinent female anatomy and areas of the female genital tract that can cause pain.
  • Discuss hormonal, neurological, dermatological, psychological, and various other factors that lead to dyspareunia.
  • Explain the value of a biopsychosocial model in treating women with sexual pain.

About Joshua

Joshua Gonzalez, MD is fellowship-trained in Sexual Medicine and specializes in the management of male and female sexual dysfunctions. These include issues surrounding hormone deficiency, menopause, sexual arousal, orgasm, ejaculation, libido/desire, sexual pain, penile curvature, and erectile function. Dr. Gonzalez also treats a variety of common urological conditions including benign prostatic disease, voiding dysfunction, and male infertility. Throughout his career, Dr. Gonzalez has focused on advocating for sexual health and providing improved healthcare to the LGBTQ community.

This Introductory Level lecture took place at Center for Healthy Sex.
To register for this event, please e-mail meliza@centerforhealthysex.com.

Event Disclaimer

Center for Healthy Sex, Continuing Education provider #107699. This course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Center for Healthy Sex is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Center for Healthy Sex maintains responsibility for this program and its content. There is no known commercial support for this program. To request accommodations for special needs, to report grievances, or for any other questions, please contact us at 310-843-9902 or via email: info@centerforhealthysex.com. Certificates of attendance will be emailed upon completion of the course.

This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and is approved for 1 CE credit. This CE credit may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information, please contact info@aasect.org.

Course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Center for Healthy Sex is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. Center for Healthy Sex maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

All mental health professionals are welcome.

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