Sex Therapist Career Assignment

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I. Introduction The occupation that I have selected for my Career assignment was a Sex Therapist. I am a senior here at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse and my career goal is to become a Sex Therapist in the future. How I got interested in this occupation is that I knew that I wanted to help people in some way, so I started taking thinking and taking career quizzes. I grew up in a family that was very comfortable and open with one another that I found talking about taboo subjects does not make me comfortable and I find those taboo subjects interesting. So, I changed my major to Psychology major which will help me prepare for my field because I am going into a clinical field that deals with diagnosing people on their behavior. Studying psychology is all about the mind’s functions and how it affects behavior. In the following paragraphs I will explain in-depth of background knowledge and the educational requirements for pursuing a career as a Sex Therapist. Also, proving information about the salary, competitiveness, type of job locations, and expectations. For this assignment I interviewed Jill O’Brien who is a Physical Therapist that works at Gunderson and runs her own clinic who specializes in Pelvic Health. This is not the exact career that I want, but her a career of interest is something similar to what I will be working with future patients’ about in the future. I could not job shadow a Sex Therapist due to confidentiality reasons. These are the topics I will be

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