TASHRA 
THE ALTERNATIVE SEXUALITIES HEALTH RESEARCH ALLIANCE 

Because everyone deserves quality healthcare 

Therapist Trainings 

Welcome to TASHRA

 

TASHRA is a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit with the important mission of improving the health and healthcare services of individuals who are involved in alternative sexualities.

 

As champions of Kink competent healthcare, 

TASHRA supports empirical research on this misunderstood and often pathologized sexual-minority. 

 

Our vision is a world where fear of prejudice and discrimination does not prevent people involved in a broad variety of sexual interests and activities from receiving caring, compassionate and competent care from physical and mental health professionals.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Won't you join us on this journey?

 

 

Help us reduce stigma and improve the health of kink interested individuals 

Coming in 2021 

Happening Soon on January 30/31!
Elements: Building a Kink-Inclusive Practice 
 
Register Here
 
Plans for the upcoming year
We plan on offering a number of trainings in 2021, including​
  • Basics 101: Basics of Sex Therapy
  • Basics 101: Basics of Kink as Fantasy, Behavior and Identity
  • A Kinky Life Course: Applying Life Course Theory to Kink Sexuality
And we hope to offer courses designed for community members, and other professionals doing body work

We are pleased to announce that the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) has approved TASHRA as a Continuing Education Institutional Provider through 2022. 

Happening Now -  

asynchronous training - at your own pace

 

The Kinky Mind and Body:
The Psychobiology of Kink 

What do hormones, the brain and floggers have to do with each other? Learn the psychoneuro-physiology of BDSM and what bodies experience during kink experiences.  Intermediate course w CE's

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
Looking for an internship in sexuality and kink mental health, science and research? TASHRA is a leading organization in the emerging scholarly field of kink psychology, science and health. We are taking applications now for Winter or Spring. 
 
Kinky Mind and Body: Psychobiology of Kink - Asynchronous Training
This series can be initiated at any time.
Online asynchronous training

TASHRA'S STORY 

TASHRA began in 2012 out of a need to expand knowledge about those who are erotically diverse, such as kinky people, BDSM practitioners, and those with sexual interests that are out of the mainstream.

Clinicians: Read up on the newly published Clinical Guidelines for Therapists.

_edited.jpg

TASHRA's Presentation for the San Francisco Kink Community describing the psychology of humiliation play 

Screen Shot 2020-01-12 at 9.59.52 PM.png
TASHRA STANDS IN SOLIDARITY AGAINST RACISM
WE MUST PUT AN END TO SYSTEMIC VIOLENCE
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
Keep Up To Date on Kink Happenings
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

Check out their Fall

CARAS Webinar Series


You can find out more here.
 

 
Our KinkHealth Blog Updates Regularly

©2020 by TASHRA. Tackling the difficult questions.

 Website designed by AR on the WIX.com platform