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Dr Elmari Mulder Craig is one of Africa's best-known sexologists and is a globally recognized authority in the fields of sexuality and relationships. She has been in private practice for more than 25 years and focuses on the holistic healing of mind, body and soul. Elmari has studied extensively, both locally and abroad.
She has a special interest in sexual pain disorders, previous trauma (the mind-body connection) as well as in assisting coupes to reinvent their sexual relationship to enhance connection and intimacy. She is also a psychotherapist, clinical hypnotherapist, couple's therapist, public speaker, trainer and published author.
Dr Craig is one of the first South Africans who obtained the prestigious qualification of the European Federation of Sexology (EFS) and The European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM): European Certified Sexologist (ECPS). She also studied under the renowned Prof Domeena Renshaw at The Loyola University: Stricht School of Medicine, Sexual Dysfunction Clinic, in Chicago, USA. She received a PhD in Sexology (Magna Cum Laude) and a master's degree (Cum Laude).
She is a previous President of The Southern African Sexual Health Association (SASHA) and previous member of The African Society for Sexual Medicine (ASSM): Scientific Advisory Board. She was also Section Editor (Sexual Health) of The African Journal for Primary Health Care & Family Medicine.
Dr Craig presents workshops and training for professionals on human sexuality and relationship therapy and is the owner of Between the Sheets Intimate & Sensual Boutique.
She was the Head of Psychosexual Services for My Sexual Health Clinic for a number of years and is still an active team member as she is a firm believer in the power and positive impact of a multi-disciplinary team approach.
Dr Craig is a trained Trauma Incident Reduction (TIR) Therapist as well as a trained Emotionally Focussed Therapy (EFT) therapist.
She regularly chairs sessions or presents scientific papers at international conferences and is a sought-after speaker who travels nationally and internationally to present talks and training on sexual and relationship health and well-being.
Dr Craig is the author of two books and two DVD's and contributed to 26 other books. She contributes extensively to both print and broadcast media as an expert in her field.
She is a member of most professional Sexology organisations in the world (SASHA, WAS, ESSM, EFS) and has been a full member of SAASWIPP for more than twenty years.