How self-acceptance and understanding can lead to healthier, more fulfilling sexuality


Sexuality is an important part of one’s identity, yet people often feel turned on themselves in relation to sex. While a person’s sexuality is unique to the individual, there are many ways that people struggle with their sexuality that are highly common but rarely talked about. Whatever a person’s specific sexual desires and preferences may be, there are a lot of complicated feelings about sex that often have to do with learned attitudes and emotions around wanting. Feelings around one’s sexuality can range from dissatisfaction to discomfort, insecurity to shame and are often rooted in negative overlays from their past. This 90-minute Webinar with Dr. Lisa Firestone will emphasize how healthy sexuality isn’t about a specific strategy, technique, or how often you have sex; it’s about having a healthy attitude toward your own sexuality that extends to your sexual relationships.


The Webinar will explore the following subjects:

  • Common self-critical thoughts or “critical inner voices” people experience around sexuality,their bodies, and wanting
  • How subtle and unsubtle attitudes from family and society get internalized to influence how someone feels about themselves in relation to sex as well as what they’re attracted to in a partner
  • Ways a person can feel more accepting, comfortable, and vital in their own sexuality
  • How to move toward developing one’s own values and beliefs around sexuality

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize the negative thoughts a person has toward themselves, their partner, and their sexuality in order to provide targeted interventions
  2. Discuss a cognitive/affective/behavioral approach for challenging critical inner voices surrounding sexuality
  3. Identify how familial and societal influences have contributed to critical or distorted attitudes toward self and sexuality
  4. Provide greater awareness of personal values and perspectives on sexuality
  5. Express a broader understanding of the diverse expressions of human sexuality
  6. Communicate with increased skill and comfort around sexuality-related topics


Presenter: Dr. Lisa Firestone
Price: $15
90 Minutes

$15.00Add to cart


Optional 1.5 CE Credits sold separately More Info Here




Ordering Information:

Once payment is received, you will be e-mailed a full video recording of this Webinar along with all presentation materials.

Optional CEs (1.5) may be purchased through R. Cassidy Seminars for $10. A link to purchase CE credits will be included in the email containing all your Webinar resources. More Info Here



About Lisa Firestone


Dr. Lisa Firestone Phd, Lisa Firestone, Psychalive, The Glendon AssociationDr. Firestone is the Director of Research and Education at The Glendon Association and a Senior Editor at PsychAlive. An accomplished and much requested lecturer, Dr. Firestone speaks at national and international conferences in the areas of couple relations, parenting, and suicide and violence prevention. Dr. Firestone has published numerous professional articles, and most recently was the co-author of The Self Under Siege: A Therapeutic Model for Differentiation (Routledge, 2013), Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships (APA Books, 2006), Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice (New Harbinger, 2002), and Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion: The Wisdom of Psychotherapy (APA Books, 2003).



Continuing Education Information:


This event is co-sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars.  A link to purchase CE credits will be provided to all Webinar registrants.

Satisfactory Completion

Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed any accompanying reading assignment, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.


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