High quality human sexuality education and training for professionals since 2011

If you are looking for a place for your learning that is inclusive, holistic, cutting edge, and humanistic, welcome home to the Institute for Sex Education & Enlightenment, ISEE.

You don’t need a college degree to receive excellent professional development and skills training in the fields of sexual health, education, counseling and therapy.

Do you crave a spiritual connection or component in your learning?

Do you need a safer space for all of your identities?

Are you looking for an AASECT approved training program?*

Do you crave community in your work?

Do you want to learn from the very top people in the field?

We provide an amazing community to learn and grow, amazing instructors who teach about the whole person, staff to help you through the journey, access to incredible supervisors, and networking support for your business.

This is how we make your life better at ISEE:

  • We provide a collaborative and creative space for the growth, liberation and development of individuals and the sexuality fields.
  • We expand the definitions and practices of sex education, therapy, and counseling to include a holistic vision.
  • Our vision is ecological and includes healing, pleasure, social justice, and acknowledgement of the person inside the professional.
  • We believe in the power of community for transformation of the individual and the world.

At ISEE, we accomplish this through:

  • Hiring or contracting vendors, staff and faculty who share our values and present classes with social justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and holistic lenses
  • Embodied exercises
  • Attention to your mental, spiritual, physical and emotional health 
  • Fair financial practices to enrich all people involved (including ISEE and AASECT*)
  • Valuing relationships above other concerns

Our holistic and inclusive approach makes us unique. We've successfully graduated students all over the world since 2011.

We're also an AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists) approved CE provider*.

Sexuality Education Trainings:

Our Holistic Sex Education Training Program HSET

offers over 200 hours of comprehensive training in Holistic Sex Education. Our embodied approach is backed by research and offers superior learning and integration, and you will also receive professional consultation and mentoring. You can use all of these hours toward AASECT certification.

Sex Therapy and Counseling Programs:

Our Holistic Sex Therapy Training Program

offers over 200 hours of comprehensive training in holistic methods of sex therapy and counseling. This program is for those who are already a counselor, therapist or clinician, or in the second year of a graduate program. You may use all of these hours toward AASECT certification.

Our Advancing Clinical Education in Sexuality ACES Program

offers 30-hour recorded classes, and is for any clinician or health care professional who wants professional training in human sexuality. All classes offer AASECT CE’s. The program can be started immediately and classes can be taken in any time zone, at any time.

Online Classes & Webinars

At ISEE, we offer more than 100 online streaming classes and recorded webinars about human sexuality, BDSM, tantra and sacred sexuality, relationships, LGBTQIA, among many other subjects anyone over 18 can take at any time. Our streaming classes allow you to meet others and network in group discussions in every class.

In-Person Classes

ISEE has opened up in-person classes again this year after 2 and a half years online. We are so excited to be able to meet with you face-to-face in Tucson, Arizona in 2022, and to offer six days of classes, with up to 36 AASECT* and ISEE CE’s. Please see below for our offerings.

Who are ISEE programs and classes for?

  • English speaking people
  • All genders
  • Healthcare professionals
  • LGBTQIA+ people
  • Education professionals
  • Aspiring sex educators
  • Aspiring sex therapists
  • USA and English speaking countries
  • 18+ in age
  • Midwives and doulas
  • Certified behavior analysts
  • People from all political views
  • LGBTQIA+ people
  • People from all religions
  • Authors, bloggers & influencers
  • Tantra and sacred sexuality teachers

Why should you choose ISEE?

  • We understand your need for connection and community. 
  • At ISEE, we have student-led activities and events such as book clubs, after class parties, dance zooms, and more. 
  • The ISEE staff is available to help you along the way.
  • Our Director and Dean of Students have Zoom office hours twice a week.
  • The Learning Technology Specialist is accessible for any Learning Management System questions.
  • Our Office Manager is available by phone, email or zoom.
  • Our streaming classes allow you to meet others and network in group discussions in every class.
  • Our Core knowledge classes include people from all walks of life, which enriches your learning experience.
  • Our Skills Training classes include people from your own discipline of therapy, education, or counseling, which allows for deeper discussions and networking with colleagues.
  • Last but not least, you will make lifelong friends.

See what our students say about ISEE: