Welcome to theAmerican Board of Christian Sex Therapists
Setting the standard for excellence in Christian sex therapy.
ABCST offers three levels of membership:
1. Clinical Member
Licensed counseling professional who has completed the academic, supervision and experience requirements and is a certified sex therapist.
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2. Associate Member
Licensed counseling professional who has taken at least 3 courses in sex therapy (including Intro 6512 and Intermediate 7432 or their equivalents), is working with sex therapy clients with supervision from a certified sex therapist, and is pursuing sex therapy certification.
Masters level therapist pursuing state licensure. Has completed the academic requirements for certification in sex therapy and a minimum of 50 hrs. of face-to-face counseling sessions with sex therapy clients while completing 15 hrs. of sex therapy supervision with a certified sex therapist. While completing sex therapist certification requirements, s/he is supervised by a certified sex therapist.
3. Student Member
For those who wish to become members of ABCST but do not meet requirements for certification. Student members must have a bachelors degree and verify they are pursuing training that will meet the certification requirements.