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What Makes a Treatment Plan Successful in Female Genital Pain

1h 40m

Francesca Tripodi

Psychotherapist & Sexologist
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Content and Aim: Genital pain is a prevalent, complex and disabling health concern in women. Given that genital pain is heterogeneous and includes different pain syndromes that are determined by a wide variety of biological and psychosocial factors, the aim of the webinar is at increasing awareness of the different profiles of women complaining about genital pain, thereby focusing specifically on vaginismus and vulvodynia because these are the most common causes of genital pain in sexual medicine. We will discuss the challenges of making a differential diagnosis and indicate the importance of taking a good physical examination and a thorough psychosexual history to prevent diagnostic delay, misdiagnoses and treatment mismatches. It will be pointed out the need to develop multimodal treatments that target biopsychosocial aspects of genital pain. This approach requires multidisciplinary teams and collaboration across disciplines.

The speaker will share her own clinical experience, discussing cases and answering possible questions from the audience.
Produced in 2019

Francesca Tripodi

Francesca Tripodi

Psychotherapist & Sexologist
Lecturer and Supervisor

Francesca Tripodi, PsyD, is a systemic psychotherapist, sexologist, and clinical supervisor working at the Institute of Clinical Sexology in Rome. She attended the Oxford School of Sexual Medicine and is an EFS-ESSM Certified Psychosexologist (ECPS).

With more than 25 years of clinical experience, she covers a wide range of sexual issues, focusing primarily on sexual dysfunction and couple therapy. She is an active Italian Federation of Scientific Sexology (FISS) member. Lecturer at the Training School of Clinical Sexology in Rome and the FISS symposia.
Since 2013, she has been co-director of and lecturer at the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine. Current member of the ESSM Educational and Scientific Committees, the EFS/ESSM Exam Committee, and the European Accreditation of Psycho-sexology (EPSA). From 2014 to 2022, member of the EFS Executive and Educational Committees. Lecturer at the ABC course and the Exam pre-course, held during the ESSM congresses. Lecturer at several ESSM and EFS symposia held during congresses or professional training courses.
In 2019 co-founder and current executive board director of International Online Sexology Supervisors (IOSS), an educational initiative that aims to cover gaps within the field of life-long learning in Clinical Sexology for professionals worldwide.
Author of more than 100 national and international publications in the field, she also contributed and is co-editor of the EFS-ESSM Syllabus of Clinical Sexology (2014), the ESSM Manual of Sexual Medicine (2015), and the Textbook of Rare Sexual Medicine Conditions (2022).  
Over the last 25 years, she participated in lectures, oral communications, or posters of the most important conferences and international meetings organized by the main scientific societies of sexology (EFS, WAS, ESSM, ISSM). She has participated in many research projects as a scientific collaborator or coordinator. 

Languages

English, Italian

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