About This Course
This course that covers various aspects of sexual function and dysfunction as well as an in-depth overview of sexual health as it pertains to the general public. Using readings, discussion forums, peer review, and an applied final project, students will understand the range of normal and abnormal sexual response, diagnostic categories of sexual dysfunction, and the range of therapies available.
Leonardo Candelario-Perez, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, sexual health consultant, and provider under Urology and Gynecology, as well as gender specialist for Health Partners and co-educational consultant for the National Center for Gender Spectrum Health. Dr. Candelario-Perez completed their doctoral degree at Albizu University in their home country of Puerto Rico, and completed a clinical postdoctoral program at the Program in Human Sexuality, U of M. Dr. Candelario-Perez is currently working on developing an integrative sexual health practice within the Health Partners’ system. Their clinical areas of work are in sexual dysfunction, sexual pleasure, sexual and gender identity, LGBTQI+ sexual health, STIs and sexuality, and desire discrepancy.