This evening clinical meeting is an interactive presentation and discussion on the changes in intimacy and sex a couple face and how to support a couple during the perinatal period.
Topics will include women’s physiological changes, impact of the birth experience on the couples’ future intimacy, rebuilding connection after the baby and discussion of skill building techniques to navigate the transition.
6:45- 8:30 training
Speaker: Nancy Owens, MA, LMHC, CST
- To understand the physiological changes of women in the postpartum period and how that impacts a couples intimacy.
- To understand the impact of the birth experience on couples’ future intimacy.
- Be able to identify and explain skill building techniques to help a couple manage the change in intimacy after a baby.
- 1.75 CEUs approved for LICSWs, LMHCs, and LMFTs
- 1.75 Contact hours are available for RNs
- “This Program has been approved for 1.75 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists by the Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work.”
- Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17084 for 1.75 contact hours.
Nancy Owen is a certified sex therapist and sex educator with a private practice in Kirkland, WA, With over 25 years experience working as a psychotherapist, Nancy has a passion for helping adult couples and individuals achieve healthier, more connected relationships with themselves and others. Nancys specialties include postpartum/perinatal work, kink/erotic conflicts, and religious/spiritual issues related to sexual shame, as well as working with those from the LGBTQIA communities and consensually non-monogamous families.
This training and our Perinatal Support Washington Evening Clinical Training series is cosponsored by Simkin Center at Bastyr University.
Perinatal Support Washington is a state-wide non-profit dedicated to shining a light on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.