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Master Class with Dr Joe Kort: exploring identity, developmental issues, sexual fluidity and therapeutic interventions with non-binary patients

February 9|8:00 pm - February 23|8:00 pm CET


Master Class with Dr Joe Kort: exploring identity, developmental issues, sexual fluidity and therapeutic interventions with non-binary patients

Three recorded sessions, interspersed with three live Q&A sessions with Joe Kort PhD​. Aimed at all kinds of therapists interested in creating clinical treatments for the LGBTQ+ collective.

140€ + VAT

120€ + VAT |Early bird price until January 26, 2023

140€ + VAT

Additional discounts apply, see bottom of this page.



3 live sessions + 3 master classes of 60 minutes each


The master classes will be pre-recorded, and the live sessions will be for Q&A


Live sessions will be done via Zoom. The master classes and the recording of the live sessions will be on our Virtual Campus.

Access time

Students will have access to the material (including the recording of the live sessions) until June 9, 2023


All the content will be in English

Date and time of live sessions

 (Central European Time)  

  • First session: February 9, 2023, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Second session: February 17, 2023, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Third session: March 2, 2023, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

To calculate your time zone go to this link

Speaker: Dr. Joe Kort

Psychotherapist Joe Kort, PhD, LMSW, is the clinical director and founder of The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health in Royal Oak, Michigan, and the co-director of Modern Sex Therapy Institutes. He is a board-certified clinical sexologist, author of four books, lecturer and facilitator of therapeutic workshops. Throughout his 36 years of private practice, he successfully has utilized varying therapy modalities to help hundreds of individuals and couples improve their lives and strengthen their relationships.

Dr. Kort specializes in marital problems and conflicts; mixed orientation marriages; male sexuality and sexual health concerns; “sex addiction” / out-of-control sexual behaviors; sexual identity issues; childhood sexual abuse; LGBTQIA Affirmative Therapy; and Imago Relationship Therapy.

Dr. Kort is the author of three books covering topics such as male sexual identity, relationships, and sexual fluidity. He also is the author of a book for clinicians working with the LGBTQIA population. He has written numerous published journal and magazine articles and is a regular contributor to the online blog for Psychology Today.

Dr. Kort is in his third season of Smart Sex, Smart Love, a podcast series featuring a variety of topics – from sexual health issues to parenting conflicts, men’s health, sexuality as you grow old, marital problems, dating today, transgender concerns, kink, and much more (www.smartsexsmartlove.com). Through Modern Sex Therapy Institutes, he offers a PhD in Clinical Sexology, LGBTQIA certifications, couples and sex therapy certifications, and webinars and workshops for mental health and medical providers. Dr. Kort also conducts workshops and intensives for singles and couples. His career focuses on advancing the social acceptance and professional treatment of issues surrounding sexual health as well as the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities. You can find Dr. Kort on Twitter @drjoekort, TikTok @drjoekort, Facebook, Linkedin @drjoekort, Instagram @drjoekort and at JoeKort.com


Do No Harm: Make Your LGBTQ+ Client Feel Safe & Respected in Therapy

  • Red-flag words: Offensive words you might use (without you knowing!)
  • Intake session: questions about developing identity
  • Strategies to establish rapport and comfort

Growing up LGBTQ+

  • Internalized Homophobia, Biphobia, Transphobia, Lesbianphobia
  • Microaggressions
  • Heterosexism/Cisgenderism


LGBTQ+ Adolescence

  • Coming out issues
  • It gets better but not before coming out
  • Bullying and other safety issues contributing to PTSD
  • Harm reduction adult gay dating apps such as Grindr, Scruff, etc.
  • Risk assessment for substance abuse
  • Assess for suicidality
  • Transgender
  • Overcome the knowledge barrier
  • Avoid using outdated treatment plans
  • Learn and differentiate correct terms such as gender queer, gender fluid and cisgender
  • Strategies to help your client tell their partner, families, friends and employers
  • Tips to discuss hormone treatments and surgical procedures
  • Crucial points for transgender teens medically and psychologically and how to create best treatment plan


Coming Out

  • Stigma and its impact on mental health from childhood to adulthood
  • 6 distinct stages with interventions
  • Navigate the 3 phases of coming out to avoid isolation and alienation
  • Fear, shame and rejection unique to this population
  • Relationship concerns: family, friends, school or workplace
  • Finding a sense of belonging in LGBTQ+ community
  • Harmful and dangerous effects of conversion therapy


  • Avoid mislabeling a client and leading them down the wrong sexual identity path
  • Differentiate between sexual fluidity from bisexuality, gay and lesbian identities
  • Differentiate between sexual identity, sexual behavior and sexual fantasies

Frequently asked questions

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Cancellation policy

You have the right to cancel your participation in any of our online courses under the following conditions:

  • You must write by email requesting your desire to cancel your participation in the seminar to which you have subscribed: attention: [email protected]
  • You have the right to a refund of your money, minus €50 for administrative expenses, if you cancel at least 15 days before the date of the event.
  • Once the event has started, you will not be entitled to a refund. If you are dissatisfied with the online seminar, contact us by email at: [email protected] and explain your complaint, we will try to respond appropriately.

Terms Of Use Agreement

You agree to the following terms of use by clicking below to enroll in an online course or event:

  • I agree to be the sole viewer of all video and/or audio recordings presented.
  • I agree not to copy or transfer copies of videos, audios or any other course material in any form, from my computer to any other device.
  • I agree to use the presented videos and/or audios solely for purposes of my training and education as a mental health practitioner.

Discounts available


Available for former students of Four Cycles Institute
The code is:


(25% discount)

Members of professional associations

Available for Members of professional associations (BPS, BACP, UKCP, EABP, ESTD, COPs in Spain).
The code is: 


(25% discount)

Residents in Latin America

Available for residents in Latin America.
The code is:


(30% discount)

Buy your ticket

Get access to this hybrid training with Dr. Joe Kort

140€ + VAT

120€ + VAT |Early bird price until January 26, 2023

140€ + VAT


February 9|8:00 pm CET
February 23|8:00 pm CET