Help Couples Resolve Sexual Conflicts…and most any other conflict! with Neil “Nelly” Cannon + Amity Walter

Date/Time: On-Demand Video Recording
Venue: online recorded webinar via Zoom

Presenters: Neil “Nelly” Cannon, Ph.d., LMFT-S, CST-S & Amity Walter, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, CST
Nelly
is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist & Supervisor, as well as an AAMFT Approved Supervisor, a WPATH Certified Gender Therapist, an Instructor at the University of Michigan Sexual Health Certificate Program, and the Clinical Director of the Cannon Institute in Denver, Colorado. Amity is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and an AASECT Supervisor in Training. Amity has over 20 years of clinical experience. In 2022, Amity joined The Cannon Institute to further her professional development in supervision and training and is one of the senior leadership clinicians at The Cannon Institute” .

Anyone who works with couples can benefit from this workshop.  It is effective and easy to integrate into your existing methods.  The approach is simple, straightforward, and practical.  Supervisors love this framework that gives therapists a process and common language to conceptualize cases, build on the therapists strengths while leveraging their own style.  New clinicians love the simplicity and the 3 steps.  You will never look at your couples in conflict the same way again.

Flexible Pricing:
It is our commitment to make this experience accessible to everyone who wants to participate regardless of financial circumstances. Please email emilydorn@denverfamilyinstitute.org if cost is a barrier and we will find a solution that works for you.

(NBCC and AASECT CEs are available. This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists [AASECT] and is approved for 2 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.)

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Presenters: Neil “Nelly” Cannon, Ph.d., LMFT-S, CST-S & Amity Walter, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, CST
Nelly
is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist & Supervisor, as well as an AAMFT Approved Supervisor, a WPATH Certified Gender Therapist, an Instructor at the University of Michigan Sexual Health Certificate Program, and the Clinical Director of the Cannon Institute in Denver, Colorado. Amity is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and an AASECT Supervisor in Training. Amity has over 20 years of clinical experience. In 2022, Amity joined The Cannon Institute to further her professional development in supervision and training and is one of the senior leadership clinicians at The Cannon Institute” .

Dr. Nelly Cannon is well known throughout the sex therapy community and is the Clinical Director of The Cannon Institute.  Dr. Cannon is a strength-based clinician with more than 10,000 hours of sex therapy experience, as well as more than 10,000 hours of experience as a supervisor.  Over the past decade, Dr. Cannon has supervised and mentored over 150 clinicians on their journey to become AASECT Certified Sex Therapists.

Go from feeling stuck, to feeling empowered.  This workshop will change the way you work with couples who are trying to resolve conflicts of all types, including sex and intimacy.  This is a process that Dr. Cannon developed by studying and writing about the common factors found in clients who did best at resolving their sexual conflicts.  This approach integrates easily into all couples therapy models.  Whether you are an EFT purist, use the Gottman Method, the Developmental Model, PACT, or anything else, you will be able to integrate these principles into your existing approaches to make them even more effective.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will understand the 3 steps of the UCC Model (™) and why they are important to help couples resolve sexual conflicts. 
  2. Participants will understand how to integrate the UCC Model (™) into their approach to couples counseling.

Agenda:

5 mins Welcome and Introduction to the speaker

25 mins Introduction to the UCC Model (™) 

60 mins Case studies and role play

30 mins Q&A, Summary

Presenter Bio:
Nelly is an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist & Supervisor, as well as an AAMFT Approved Supervisor, and a WPATH Certified Gender Therapist.

Dr. Nelly Cannon is well known throughout the sex therapy community and is the Clinical Director of The Cannon Institute.  Dr. Cannon is a strength-based clinician with more than 10,000 hours of therapy experience, as well as more than 10,000 hours of experience as a supervisor.  Over the past decade, Dr. Cannon has supervised and mentored over 150 clinicians on their journey to become AASECT Certified Sex Therapists.

AASECT Core Knowledge Areas Covered: D, E, F, I, K, M
A. Ethics and ethical behavior.
B. Developmental sexuality from a bio-psycho-social perspective across the life course
C. Socio-cultural, familial factors (e.g., ethnicity, culture, religion, spirituality, socioeconomic
status, family values) in relation to sexual values and behaviors.
D. Issues related to sexual orientation and/or gender identity: heterosexuality; issues and
themes impacting lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, asexual people; gender identity and
expression.
E. Intimacy skills (e.g., social, emotional, sexual), intimate relationships, interpersonal
relationships and family dynamics.
F. Diversities in sexual expression and lifestyles including, but not limited to, polyamory,
swinging, BDSM and tantra.
G. Range of sexual functioning and behavior, from optimal to problematic including, but not
limited to, common issues such as: desire discrepancy, lack of desire, difficulty achieving
or maintaining arousal, sexual pain, penetration problems and difficulty with orgasm.
H. Sexual exploitation including sexual abuse, sexual harassment and sexual assault.
I. Cyber sexuality and social media.
J. Substance use/abuse and sexuality.
K. Pleasure enhancement skills.
L. Learning theory and its application.
M. Professional communication and personal reflection skills.
N. History of the discipline of sex research, theory, education, counseling and therapy.
O. Principles of sexuality research and research methods.

(NBCC and AASECT CEs are available. This program meets the requirements of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists [AASECT] and is approved for 2 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification.)

Additional information

Flexible Pricing

Student Pricing, Newer MFT/Mental Health Professional, Established MFT/Mental Health Professional, Current DFI Student