Sexual Tipping Point Model in Couple and Family Therapy
Name of Model
The Sexual Tipping Point® model.
The Sexual Tipping Point® (STP) is one of a number of dual-control* biopsychosocial* models, which have become the primary lens that expert sex therapists and a progressively greater numbers of sexual medicine specialists use to understand sexual function and dysfunction. Increasingly, almost all mental health professionals support “dual-control” biopsychosocial-cultural models (Bancroft et al. 2009; Kaplan 1995; Perelman 2009). The Sexual Tipping Point®model provides couples and family therapists with a useful transdisciplinary approach to understanding the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of sexual disorders/dysfunctions (SD). This is important because of the high frequency that sexual issues/problems cause and/or may be the consequence of relationship strife. Many clinicians are hyperaware that such problems are multilayered and systemic but are limited in their ability to assist...
KeywordsSexual Dysfunction Sexual Desire Sexual Response Premature Ejaculation Sexual Motivation
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