Certification Programs

Become An AASAT Certified Therapist Or Coach.

About The American Association For Sex Addiction Therapy​

Our certification and training programs here at the American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy (AASAT) are globally recognized as some of the best sex addiction and intimacy anorexia training programs available to counseling professionals. These premiere training programs offer unique training and insight into the mindsets of people suffering from sex addiction and intimacy anorexia in addition to what their partners are feeling and how to help them heal.

The AASAT certification programs prepare applicants to change the world, by fighting sexual addiction, intimacy anorexia, and the loss partners of addicts feel. The Recovery Therapist, Recovery Coaches, and Pastoral Counselor certification levels help interested applicants get involved and being helping others whether you are a professional counselor, a ministry leader, or just feeling called to help where you are.

American Sex Addiction Training Association Certification Programs

RECOVERY THERAPIST

Our Recovery Therapists Are Licensed Professional Counselors Who Hold A Masters Degree.

RECOVERY COACH

Our Recovery Coaches Do Not Have To Have A Masters Degree Or Be A Licensed Counselor.

PASTORAL COUNSELOR

Our Pastoral Counselors Must Have A Masters Degree Or Five Years Of Ordained Experience.

Recovery Therapist

Recovery Therapist is the professional certification level. This AASAT certification level is open to licensed counselors who hold a masters degree or higher level of education and who meet the certification requirements.

Acceptable counseling licenses include: Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDC), Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC), Licensed Marriage Family Counselors (LMFC), Licensed Professional Counselor – Private Practice (LPCP), and other licensure programs granted by states. If you have a counseling license not listed, please contact us to see if you qualify.

Recovery Therapist Specialities:

Certification Requirements:

• Hold a Masters degree from an accredited institute
• Be a licensed counselor in your state
• Have verified malpractice insurance
• Provide three letters of reference
• Complete 6 months supervision with an approved AASAT supervisor
• Complete the appropriate AASAT Training
• Achieve a passing score on the certification exam

Recovery Coach

Recovery Coach is the certification level for becoming certified through the American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy without having the licensed counselor and masters degree requirements. This AASAT certification level is open to applicants who meet the certification requirements and complete the AASAT Life Coach training program.

Recovery Therapist Specialities:

Certification Requirements:

• Complete the AASAT Life Coach training program
• Provide three letters of reference
• Complete 6 months supervision with an approved AASAT supervisor
• Complete the appropriate AASAT Training
• Achieve a passing score on the certification exam

Pastoral Counselor

Pastoral Counselor is the certification level for clergy members. This AASAT certification level is open to pastors, ministers, and other spiritual leaders. Applicants must hold a masters degree or five years of ordained pastoral experience and meet the certification  requirements.

Recovery Therapist Specialities:

Certification Requirements:

• Hold a Masters degree from an accredited institute or have five years of ordained pastoral experience
• Provide three letters of reference
• Complete 6 months supervision with an approved AASAT supervisor
• Complete the appropriate AASAT
• Achieve a passing score on the certification exam

American Sex Addiction Training Association Training Programs

Sex Addiction Training

Our Sex Addiction Training offers unique training, methodologies and treatment modalities for treating sexual addiction. Sex addiction is an epidemic which is impacting the lives of men and women around the world and tearing apart relationships and marriages in the process. Our Sex Addiction Training curriculum helps you understand sex addiction better from a clinical perspective which gives you insight into addictive cycles of behavior.

The entire Sex Addiction Training course costs $1195. It is 48 hours long, and it features DVD lectures with reinforcement through the training workbook and assignments. The AASAT Sex Addiction Certifications are granted once you meet the certification requirements, finish the Sex Addiction Training course, pass the Sex Addiction Certification Exam, and complete supervision.

Intimacy Anorexia Training

Our Intimacy Anorexia Training helps you understand the condition of intimacy anorexia and how to rehabilitate couples to allow them to start experiencing intimacy in their relationships. This course is the only Intimacy Anorexia Certification Training in the country.

Intimacy anorexia is a relationship disorder where a partner in the relationship withholds emotional, relational, spiritual, or sexual intimacy from their partner or spouse. You can learn more about what intimacy anorexia is here: What Is Intimacy Anorexia?

The entire Intimacy Anorexia Training Course costs $995. It is 38 hours long, and it features DVD lectures with reinforcement through the training workbook and assignments. The AASAT Intimacy Anorexia Certifications are granted once you meet the certification requirements, finish the Intimacy Anorexia Training course, pass the Intimacy Anorexia Certification Exam, and complete supervision.

Partner Recovery Training

Our Partners Recovery Training deals with the partner aspect of addiction in relationships. This training goes into detail on how being in a relationship with an addict affects partners, their mindset, how they view the world around them, and their internal anger and fears. Our Partners Recovery Training helps you understand how addiction affects partners and how you can empower them to find peace and healing.

The entire Partners Recovery Training Course costs $995. It is 39 hours long, and it features DVD lectures with reinforcement through the training workbook and assignments. The AASAT Partners Recovery Certifications are granted once you meet the certification requirements, finish the Partners Recovery Training course, pass the Partners Recovery Certification Exam, and complete supervision.

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