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Professional Certificate in Sex & Pornography AddictionProfessional Certificate in Sex & Pornography Addiction

Take this unique opportunity to engage in training and learning with Ireland’s leading experts on sexual addiction.

For helping professionals who want to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to work competently with those who are struggling with compulsive sexual behaviours.



Course Details

Sexual Addiction problems, especially in relation to the Internet, but also in connection with prostitution, multiple affairs etc, are being encountered more and more by counsellors/psychotherapists and other helping professionals in Ireland these days.

This Certificate is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work competently with clients who present with issues classified as Sexual Addictions (the terms Sexual Compulsivity and Compulsive Sexual Behaviour are also sometimes used), which can be defined as ‘…Some form of sexual behaviour in a pattern that was characterised by recurrent failure to control the behaviour and continuation of the behaviour despite significant harmful consequences’ (Goodman, 1998).

Venue: Dublin City (College House, Townsend Street, Dublin 2)  Add me to the waiting list

Next Start Date: TBC

Time: TBC

Course Content & Timetable:
Day 1: Beginning Recovery: Assessment, Education, Support | Eoin Stephens

Day 2: Roots of Sexual Addiction: Attachment, Trauma, Opportunity | Eoin Stephens

Day 3: Long-term Recovery Issues: Life Balance, Healthy Sexuality | Eilish McGuinness

Day 4: Issues for Couples & Families: Disclosure, Trust-Building | Eilish McGuinness

Day 5: Integration & Assessment Day | Eoin Stephens

Assessed Award:



Qualification in Counselling, Psychotherapy or other helping professionals with therapeutic experience and students currently in professional training (BSc Degree Year 2 onwards). Entry is by application form.


What our Students Say

"My memory of PCI is that it was one of the best experiences I have had in a learning environment. I am working as a marriage counsellor with Accord Kilkenny and I am now putting into practice what I learnt from your College. Thank you very much."
Mary Curtin - BSc (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy Graduate

What our Students Say

“Shared experience, grounded examples, very knowledgeable with varied modes of teaching, loved it.Put a huge effort into each section, very much appreciated”
Marie O’Connor - Professional Certificate in Sex & Pornography Addiction
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