IMAGO Therapy & Sexuality
Instructor: Dr. Tammy Nelson
13 Course Hours | Elective Course

Do you want to learn about IMAGO therapy from an expert in the field who has been working with couples to help them improve their sexual connection? Are you certified in IMAGO but want to know how you can apply this model to help your clients who present with sexual issues? Then IMAGO Therapy & Sexuality is the course for you!


Here’s what you will learn:

  • What the IMAGO Relationship Therapy model is, who created it and what IMAGO provides for couples
  • How IMAGO Relationship Therapy has been combined with sexuality counseling and how the theoretical model may be applied to Sexology
  • Interventions for couples that can be used in sessions and as take-home exercises
  • How sexuality coaching combined with dialogues and IMAGO Relationship Therapy can be applied to Sexology to increase sexual empathy and validation.
  • The erotic curiosity spectrum and how it can be used as an intervention for couples in
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Working with couples can be a challenge, but if you have the right tools, information and framework, you can help your couples build better communication and have better sex lives. IMAGO Therapy & Sexuality is designed to give you what you need to do successful couples work.

Your clients will come to you with a number of sexual concerns and many of those concerns will pertain to issues experienced with a partner. Sometimes couples’ interventions are the best way to address the issue. You will need to be prepared to handle working with two partners (or more) when these concerns are raised.

IMAGO therapy has been proven to help when sorting through complex couples’ dynamics. This course will show you how to apply the IMAGO model to sexual interventions that will bring your couples closer together.

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IMAGO Relationship Therapy is a model of therapy used with couples originally developed and created by Harville Hendrix, the author of Getting the Love You Want. In this course you will learn how to take this approach to couples work and apply it to situations that pertain to sexuality.

This course will review the concepts of IMAGO theory and how it helps couples with their sexual healing. You will explore the theoretical ideas, interventions and exercises that utilize IMAGO therapy and how to apply IMAGO and sex therapy techniques to your everyday practice.

In addition, this course will cover how to share fantasies, how to discern between secrecy and privacy, and what it means to explore erotic curiosity and create a new monogamy. Imagine being able to talk through all of these very complicated and important topics with your clients!

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Your Instructor, Dr. Tammy Nelson

Tammy Nelson, PhD is a Board Certified Sexologist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Sexology, an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Registered Art Therapist, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Certified IMAGO Relationship therapist, a Certified IMAGO Workshop Presenter and an Advanced IMAGO Clinician.

She is the author of several books including, What’s Eating You Getting the Sex You Want; Shed Your Inhibitions and Reach New Heights of Passion Together and The New Monogamy; Redefining Your Relationship After Infidelity. She has been a featured expert in Glamour Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, MSNBC, Healthy Life Magazine, Shape, Men’s Health, Men’s Health UK, Twist Magazine, Women’s Health and Time Magazine. She writes for Psychotherapy Networker, Huffington Post, YourTango, ThirdAge and GoodCleanLove.

Dr. Tammy Nelson, a Certified IMAGO Relationship Therapist, combined IMAGO relationship therapy and sexuality counseling in her book, Getting the Sex You Want, to help couples heal their issues around erotic dysfunction and lack of passion. In her work she moves them toward communication and connection. Dr. Nelson is the founder of the Institute for Sexuality and Human Development, and trains therapists internationally on sex, intimacy and relationships.

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In this course you’ll learn the foundations of IMAGO therapy and how to integrate its principles and techniques into your practice. You’ll learn concrete interventions that you can use with couples to allow them to work through sexual concerns.

Your clients will come to you will sexual concerns that will require you to work with them and their partner.

That’s why you need to get the skills and knowledge from this course to be successful doing couples work.

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Study IMAGO Therapy & Sexuality with Sexology University for huge rewards! Here’s everything you’ll get:


  • Instant access to the course – you can start TODAY
  • State of the art 24/7 online learning platform – study from anywhere, anytime
  • Expert video lecture from Dr. Tammy Nelson, Advanced IMAGO Clinician
  • 13 hours of focused learning, implementing cutting-edge adult education techniques
  • Expert, personalized review of your work & feedback from Sexology University faculty


  • Getting the Sex You Want 2 Hour Teleseminar & Handouts

 Course Fees (Including INSTANT ENROLLMENT): $397

Sexology University is proud to present IMAGO Therapy & Sexuality as an elective course. IMAGO Therapy & Sexuality is a premium course taught by experienced IMAGO Therapist & Sexuality expert, Dr. Tammy Nelson. Take this course as part of our Clinical Sexology Certification Program, or à la carte to supplement your practice.

You can order this course here and you will receive instant access and instant enrollment today.