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Certification in Sex therapy

Certification in Sex Therapy (endorsed by Malaysian Association of Psychotherapy (MAP) and Psychotherapy Chapter of Malaysia Society for Complementary Medicine)

This course is providing best-practice Sex Therapy training for professionals who have a passion for assisting individuals, regardless of age, gender, race and social class to achieve optimum mental health.

What is included in the Sex Therapy

  • Lecture
  • Tutorial
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Case review and assessment

Fees and Course Structure

Course Cost  RM 4,800 (Students are required to buy various recommended text books)
Course Time  3 Months
Prerequisite At least a Credit in SPM English or two years working experience at a related industry
Group Size  Group limited to 6 participants maximum only to optimize group dynamics

Training Topics

Certification in Sex Therapy 

1) History of Sex Therapy

2) Developmental Psychology and Sex Therapy

3) Mental Health and Sexual Disorders

4) Psychological Research Methodology in Sex Therapy

5) Abnormal Psychology and Sexual Deviancy

6) ClinicalNeuropsychology and Sex Therapy

7) Sex Therapy Approaches

8) Sex Therapy and Couple Therapy

9) Sex Therapy and Family Therapy

10) Ethics and Boundaries

Course Layout

We use the mastery system of education. Besides lecturing, this course provides clinical experience such as: research, case study, supervision & presentation. Assessment includes case study presentations, group participation, research paper and assignments.

The topics mentioned above are taught within two half days lectures and six 50 minutes group clinical supervisions and tutorials within a period of approximately 3 months with clinical supervision & research is implemented outside of classroom. During this period, students will be given assignments and projects to do.

Equipment & venue

Below are the equipment used:

  • Psychometric Instruments
  • Audio Resources
  • White board
  • Notes/ books

Venue: International Psychology Centre, Kuala Lumpur.

Teaching Faculty

IPC team of Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Sex Therapists, Couple Therapists and Family Therapists led by:

Dr Edward WengLok Chan FAMPsy, FMCBTA, PMMSCM


Dip (Human Sexuality), Cert (Couple Therarpy)

M.Sc.(Learning), D.Phil.(Psy),CSAC(Hawaii, International Certification & Reciprocacy Consortium)(Reg. No. M906-98)

Principal Consultant Psychologist, Sex & Couple Therapist

Dr Chan is a fellow of the Malaysian Association of Psychotherapy; a fellow of the Malaysian Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Association; a Board Certified Sex Therapist with Malaysian Association of Psychotherapy Board of Certified Sex Therapist, a council member of the World Council of Psychotherapy, the chief editor of the International Journal of Psychotherapy, Counseling & Psychiatry: Theory, Research & Clinical Practice ; the chair of the Asian Pacific Rim International Counseling & Psychotherapy Conference and the Chair of the World Psychotherapy Conference Asia 2015.

Dr Chan has been practicing, teaching and training sex and couple therapy, psychology psychotherapy, and psychonutritional therapy for 18 years in Malaysia, Asia and Europe. Dr Chan is also a regular contributor to national newspaper and professional journals as well as a well-known radio and television personality on psychology and sexual relationship issues.

Dr. Chan has also authored multiple books on these topics including the critically acclaimed Love Is Never Enough : Pleasurable Commitment Rules on Couple Sexual Psychology, Are You Man Enough To Be a Father on Family Psychology and the “Dancing with Crocodiles” on corporate psychology and Current Research and Practices of Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Asia.