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American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists - AASECT

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Other Contact Information

1444 I Street NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
202-449-1099 (Voice)
202-216-9646 (FAX)


The American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), founded in 1967, is a nonprofit, professional association dedicated to training, education, and research in the field of sex education. AASECT certifies Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists and cosponsors programs with educational, health, and social institutions. AASECT also sponsors workshops and seminars on such topics as advanced sex education skills and advanced sex therapy skills, in addition to its annual conferences.

Online Resources

Print Resources

A directory of certified sex specialists, Serial publications: Contemporary Sexuality--monthly--news about conferences, books, audiovisuals, organizational activities, and professional concerns; Journal of Sex Education and Therapy, Quarterly--clinical and research articles on sex education and therapy.

Review Date

Thursday, Jan 15, 2009