Sex Therapists in Indianapolis, IN

Photo of Megan Elizabeth Corcoran, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Indianapolis, IN
Megan Elizabeth Corcoran
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CST
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46220
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and AASECT certified sex therapist (CST) who enjoys working with older adolescents and adults. I am dedicated to providing clients with thoughtful, compassionate, and individualized therapy in order to assist them in meeting their own personal goals. I specialize in the evaluation and treatment of adolescents and adults with a range of needs: ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, Divorce, Life Changes, Mood Disorders, Parenting Support, Sexual/Intimacy Issues.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and AASECT certified sex therapist (CST) who enjoys working with older adolescents and adults. I am dedicated to providing clients with thoughtful, compassionate, and individualized therapy in order to assist them in meeting their own personal goals. I specialize in the evaluation and treatment of adolescents and adults with a range of needs: ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, Divorce, Life Changes, Mood Disorders, Parenting Support, Sexual/Intimacy Issues.
(317) 282-0734 View (317) 282-0734
Photo of Vikki Smyth, Counselor in Indianapolis, IN
Vikki Smyth
Counselor, LMHC, LPCC-S
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46220
I specialize in sex therapy, trauma, and relationships.
I started off my career working with folks recovering from substance use disorders. Understanding that substances are not the problem, but the solution to the problem, my focus then became on underlying mental health issues that these clients had. These were often related to unresolved trauma, relationship issues, and troubles with intimacy/sex.
I specialize in sex therapy, trauma, and relationships.
I started off my career working with folks recovering from substance use disorders. Understanding that substances are not the problem, but the solution to the problem, my focus then became on underlying mental health issues that these clients had. These were often related to unresolved trauma, relationship issues, and troubles with intimacy/sex.
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Photo of Katherine Turner, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Indianapolis, IN
Katherine Turner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CST
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46240
I'm a Certified Sex Therapist and member of AASECT, current with the latest treatment, therapies, and practice modalities to enhance sexual health and enrichment of individuals/ couples.
I believe the process of therapy will help you clarify your feelings, understand yourself and others, explore options, and make changes in your life. My orientation as a therapist is both psychodynamic and interactive--gaining an understanding of your past to enhance your future. I consider self-knowledge and self-acceptance the best ways to overcome challenges encountered throughout life. Therapy should be tailored to a client's needs as no two people are alike, therefore I employ a variety of theories, techniques, and practices which customize treatment to the uniqueness of each individual.
I'm a Certified Sex Therapist and member of AASECT, current with the latest treatment, therapies, and practice modalities to enhance sexual health and enrichment of individuals/ couples.
I believe the process of therapy will help you clarify your feelings, understand yourself and others, explore options, and make changes in your life. My orientation as a therapist is both psychodynamic and interactive--gaining an understanding of your past to enhance your future. I consider self-knowledge and self-acceptance the best ways to overcome challenges encountered throughout life. Therapy should be tailored to a client's needs as no two people are alike, therefore I employ a variety of theories, techniques, and practices which customize treatment to the uniqueness of each individual.
(317) 443-9593 View (317) 443-9593
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Erin Weaver
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46240
I am specialize in working with individuals on a variety of concerns related to sex and sexuality.
Regardless of what brings you in to therapy, I provide a safe, accepting space to promote healing and personal growth. I provide treatment for children, adolescents, and adults seeking both individual and couples therapy and conduct psychological evaluations. I have experience working with a wide variety of concerns, such as depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use, sexual concerns, and identity concerns. I am trained in trauma-informed therapy, including the use of EMDR (Eye-Movement, Desensitization, and Reprocessing).
I am specialize in working with individuals on a variety of concerns related to sex and sexuality.
Regardless of what brings you in to therapy, I provide a safe, accepting space to promote healing and personal growth. I provide treatment for children, adolescents, and adults seeking both individual and couples therapy and conduct psychological evaluations. I have experience working with a wide variety of concerns, such as depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use, sexual concerns, and identity concerns. I am trained in trauma-informed therapy, including the use of EMDR (Eye-Movement, Desensitization, and Reprocessing).
(317) 835-8996 View (317) 835-8996
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Jennifer Warr
Counselor, MA, LHMCA, NCC, CST
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46220
I work with individuals and couples experiencing a broad range of emotional and behavioral issues. I am passionate about working with clients through all the challenges and problems that arise during their lifetime. I am also a sex therapist, and I enjoy working with clients who need healing or work with kink, eroticism, intimacy, problem sexual behavior, ethical non-monogamy, recovering from affairs, low libido, and orgasm difficulties.
I work with individuals and couples experiencing a broad range of emotional and behavioral issues. I am passionate about working with clients through all the challenges and problems that arise during their lifetime. I am also a sex therapist, and I enjoy working with clients who need healing or work with kink, eroticism, intimacy, problem sexual behavior, ethical non-monogamy, recovering from affairs, low libido, and orgasm difficulties.
(317) 648-5062 View (317) 648-5062
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Jill Frame
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46220
I also have additional training in sex therapy.
If you are looking for a results-oriented therapist, you've come to the right place! I focus on what you are already doing well and build on it. I also help you look at your difficulties from different perspectives. A heads up, I’m not the typical talk therapist. I’m not interested in you sitting on the couch with me for years. I want you to jump all in, do the hard work, heal well and get on with living your life.
I also have additional training in sex therapy.
If you are looking for a results-oriented therapist, you've come to the right place! I focus on what you are already doing well and build on it. I also help you look at your difficulties from different perspectives. A heads up, I’m not the typical talk therapist. I’m not interested in you sitting on the couch with me for years. I want you to jump all in, do the hard work, heal well and get on with living your life.
(317) 676-6918 View (317) 676-6918
Photo of Mary-Margaret Sweeney, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Indianapolis, IN
Mary-Margaret Sweeney
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CST
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46220
The term "sex therapy" is not a protected term.
Are you and your partner in conflict about sex? Maybe you disagree about how much sex is "enough;" maybe you are feeling rejected or misunderstood by your partner. And now that you have fought about the topic, which is a vulnerable one, solving the problem feels all the more tender and insurmountable. Many life changes can impact our sex lives, and partners can struggle to navigate these changes when they impact our sense of connection, intimacy, and validation. Engaging in sex therapy with your partner can help.
The term "sex therapy" is not a protected term.
Are you and your partner in conflict about sex? Maybe you disagree about how much sex is "enough;" maybe you are feeling rejected or misunderstood by your partner. And now that you have fought about the topic, which is a vulnerable one, solving the problem feels all the more tender and insurmountable. Many life changes can impact our sex lives, and partners can struggle to navigate these changes when they impact our sense of connection, intimacy, and validation. Engaging in sex therapy with your partner can help.
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Photo of Melissa Burnell, Counselor in Indianapolis, IN
Melissa Burnell
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46250
I specialize in sex therapy, stress management, trauma, substance use, and relationships.
Ever feel like you need some assistance in working through a particular issue or topic? Throughout my work, I have worked with a variety of diverse clients. Individuals struggling with life transitions, trauma, relationships, sexual concerns, and managing every day life is what many of my clients work on in therapy. My background in business leadership gives me a different perspective in assisting individuals with managing stress and pressure.
I specialize in sex therapy, stress management, trauma, substance use, and relationships.
Ever feel like you need some assistance in working through a particular issue or topic? Throughout my work, I have worked with a variety of diverse clients. Individuals struggling with life transitions, trauma, relationships, sexual concerns, and managing every day life is what many of my clients work on in therapy. My background in business leadership gives me a different perspective in assisting individuals with managing stress and pressure.
(463) 264-4561 View (463) 264-4561
Angela Marshall
Psychologist, PsyD, HSPP
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Are sexual issues causing distress in your life? As one of just a few sex therapists certified by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) in Indiana, I have trained extensively in issues related to sexuality. Common problems include those related to sexual functioning (desire, arousal, orgasm), compulsive sexual behavior, intimacy concerns, sexual orientation struggles, and transgender issues. My training is as a Clinical Psychologist first, with specializations in areas of sexual and behavioral health. Preemptive therapy, to explore interpersonal and interpersonal issues before they become too problematic, is also a service I offer.
Are sexual issues causing distress in your life? As one of just a few sex therapists certified by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) in Indiana, I have trained extensively in issues related to sexuality. Common problems include those related to sexual functioning (desire, arousal, orgasm), compulsive sexual behavior, intimacy concerns, sexual orientation struggles, and transgender issues. My training is as a Clinical Psychologist first, with specializations in areas of sexual and behavioral health. Preemptive therapy, to explore interpersonal and interpersonal issues before they become too problematic, is also a service I offer.
(812) 733-4781 View (812) 733-4781
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Maria Papachrysanthou Hanzlik
Psychologist, PsyD, HSPP
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46240
I am one of the few AASECT-Certified Sex Therapists in the state of Indiana.
Whether I'm working with children, adolescents, or adults, my goal is to create a safe and accepting therapeutic space. It is within the context of interpersonal safety that the healing process can freely occur. Although I work with a variety of concerns and individuals of all ages, I specialize in trauma treatment, couples therapy, perinatal mood disorders, & sex therapy, serving the Indianapolis area. I provide psychological testing to clarify diagnoses (ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders, autism, & learning disorders). I also provide bilingual (Spanish) evaluations, immigration/extreme hardship evaluations, & FAA airman evaluations.
I am one of the few AASECT-Certified Sex Therapists in the state of Indiana.
Whether I'm working with children, adolescents, or adults, my goal is to create a safe and accepting therapeutic space. It is within the context of interpersonal safety that the healing process can freely occur. Although I work with a variety of concerns and individuals of all ages, I specialize in trauma treatment, couples therapy, perinatal mood disorders, & sex therapy, serving the Indianapolis area. I provide psychological testing to clarify diagnoses (ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders, autism, & learning disorders). I also provide bilingual (Spanish) evaluations, immigration/extreme hardship evaluations, & FAA airman evaluations.
(317) 550-3221 View (317) 550-3221
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Richard Mills-Malangone
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, EdD, LCSW, CST, CHT
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46202
As a certified sex therapist with specialized training in EMDR and hypnotherapy, I offer a unique and comprehensive approach to addressing the negative impacts that may be affecting your life and relationships.
Embarking on the journey of healing from trauma requires courage and compassion. In therapy, we'll navigate through the intricate layers of your experiences, gently unraveling the knots that trauma has woven into your life's narrative. Together, we'll create a safe space where you can explore, process, and integrate your past traumas, empowering you to reclaim your sense of self and move forward with renewed strength and resilience. Your healing journey is as unique as your experiences, and I'm here to support you every step of the way. Let's embark on this transformative path towards healing and wholeness together.
As a certified sex therapist with specialized training in EMDR and hypnotherapy, I offer a unique and comprehensive approach to addressing the negative impacts that may be affecting your life and relationships.
Embarking on the journey of healing from trauma requires courage and compassion. In therapy, we'll navigate through the intricate layers of your experiences, gently unraveling the knots that trauma has woven into your life's narrative. Together, we'll create a safe space where you can explore, process, and integrate your past traumas, empowering you to reclaim your sense of self and move forward with renewed strength and resilience. Your healing journey is as unique as your experiences, and I'm here to support you every step of the way. Let's embark on this transformative path towards healing and wholeness together.
(929) 325-1816 View (929) 325-1816
Photo of Phillips Hwang, Counselor in Indianapolis, IN
Phillips Hwang
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC, CST, BC-TMH
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46268  (Online Only)
I have extensive training and experience working in the field of sexuality to treat couples and individuals struggling with sexual issues.
I compassionately and skillfully provide evidence based treatment to couples, adults, and adolescents struggling with sexual issues such as difficulties in marital sexuality, affair recovery, sexual addiction and sexual abuse. I also provide couples counseling, premarital counseling, and individual counseling with presenting issues such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, grief, family issues, and spiritual issues. I also integrate Christian spirituality and spiritual formation into counseling sessions for clients who request this specialty. Ultimately, my desire is to journey with those who are hurting and broken to help them find true healing and hope.
I have extensive training and experience working in the field of sexuality to treat couples and individuals struggling with sexual issues.
I compassionately and skillfully provide evidence based treatment to couples, adults, and adolescents struggling with sexual issues such as difficulties in marital sexuality, affair recovery, sexual addiction and sexual abuse. I also provide couples counseling, premarital counseling, and individual counseling with presenting issues such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, grief, family issues, and spiritual issues. I also integrate Christian spirituality and spiritual formation into counseling sessions for clients who request this specialty. Ultimately, my desire is to journey with those who are hurting and broken to help them find true healing and hope.
(317) 451-5133 View (317) 451-5133
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Ex Nihilo
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Creation is in the process of completing a formal credential in Sex Therapy, (ASSECT), and has recently begun working on a formal credentialing in Emotion Focused Therapy (ICEEFT).
Creation Desautels is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist As a clinician, Creation works from a spiritually integrated family systems and psychoanalytic perspective. She is seeking to live, and guide others toward relational health and wholeness.. She seeks to live and work, in other words to do-relationship with self and other, in ways that reflect these integrated principals. To best align with these principal Creation sees a limited number of clients and centers her practice around long-format and intensive treatment formats. Though virtual appointments are available, Creation focuses on face-to-face in person care.
Creation is in the process of completing a formal credential in Sex Therapy, (ASSECT), and has recently begun working on a formal credentialing in Emotion Focused Therapy (ICEEFT).
Creation Desautels is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist As a clinician, Creation works from a spiritually integrated family systems and psychoanalytic perspective. She is seeking to live, and guide others toward relational health and wholeness.. She seeks to live and work, in other words to do-relationship with self and other, in ways that reflect these integrated principals. To best align with these principal Creation sees a limited number of clients and centers her practice around long-format and intensive treatment formats. Though virtual appointments are available, Creation focuses on face-to-face in person care.
(765) 764-9608 View (765) 764-9608
Photo of Breanna Butler, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Indianapolis, IN
Breanna Butler
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, LCMHC, QS
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46202  (Online Only)
Bouts of family issues, career changes, relationships and sexuality amongst other things, can create questions of who you are and where you are going.
Finding a safe space to navigate diverse relationships, sexual experiences, and wavering moods can be challenging but also rewarding. You may want to explore different relationship dynamics without judgment. You may want uncover your own secrets in order to show up more whole for yourself and others. If you are ready to take action and uncover your best self, then it is time to begin your therapeutic journey.
Bouts of family issues, career changes, relationships and sexuality amongst other things, can create questions of who you are and where you are going.
Finding a safe space to navigate diverse relationships, sexual experiences, and wavering moods can be challenging but also rewarding. You may want to explore different relationship dynamics without judgment. You may want uncover your own secrets in order to show up more whole for yourself and others. If you are ready to take action and uncover your best self, then it is time to begin your therapeutic journey.
(704) 272-2126 View (704) 272-2126
Photo of Lara M West, Counselor in Indianapolis, IN
Lara M West
Counselor, LMHC, LPCC
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46204
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Indiana and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Kentucky. I specialize in couples' work and sexuality, and also have extensive experience with families, at-risk youth, depression, ADHD and trauma. Clinical style is client-centered, solution-focused and reality based, with a certain dose of humor. I also offer EMDR therapy. Straight and LGBTQ communities are welcome. Fee ranges from $80-100, with limited sliding scale fee available for some circumstances. Most insurance plans accepted.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Indiana and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Kentucky. I specialize in couples' work and sexuality, and also have extensive experience with families, at-risk youth, depression, ADHD and trauma. Clinical style is client-centered, solution-focused and reality based, with a certain dose of humor. I also offer EMDR therapy. Straight and LGBTQ communities are welcome. Fee ranges from $80-100, with limited sliding scale fee available for some circumstances. Most insurance plans accepted.
(765) 315-2989 View (765) 315-2989
Photo of Heather Gillam, Marriage & Family Therapist in Indianapolis, IN
Heather Gillam
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, NCC, LMFT
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46201
You are deserving of love & satisfying intimate relationships. Enhance your Intimate Relationship through a variety of counseling options including secular premarital counseling, marital therapy, couples sex therapy, relationship counseling & Individual counseling. Sessions can help you improve your communication skills, Develop new ways of solving conflict, Learn how to express affection in more meaningful ways, Identify your role within the relationship, Gain a deeper understanding of your partner & work to negotiate choices that benefit your relationship and increase satisfaction.
You are deserving of love & satisfying intimate relationships. Enhance your Intimate Relationship through a variety of counseling options including secular premarital counseling, marital therapy, couples sex therapy, relationship counseling & Individual counseling. Sessions can help you improve your communication skills, Develop new ways of solving conflict, Learn how to express affection in more meaningful ways, Identify your role within the relationship, Gain a deeper understanding of your partner & work to negotiate choices that benefit your relationship and increase satisfaction.
(260) 676-4342 View (260) 676-4342
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Megan Neitling
Counselor, MS, LMHC, CST
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46260  (Online Only)
I am accepting new clients for Online Sex Therapy.
Wishing your relationship would improve? Feeling disconnected from your spouse/partner(s)? Does your relationship feel unsatisfying sexually or emotionally? Having frequent conflicts or fights? Do you wish your partner could meet your physical or emotional needs and desires? Want help overcoming jealousy, insecurity, or sexual shame/guilt? Struggling to overcome an affair? Looking for help with non-monogamy, kinks/fetishes, or LGBTQ+ issues? Navigating solutions to these issues can feel overwhelming and difficult. Rest assured that you can have a stronger, more connected, sexually fulfilling life and relationship with Sex Therapy.
I am accepting new clients for Online Sex Therapy.
Wishing your relationship would improve? Feeling disconnected from your spouse/partner(s)? Does your relationship feel unsatisfying sexually or emotionally? Having frequent conflicts or fights? Do you wish your partner could meet your physical or emotional needs and desires? Want help overcoming jealousy, insecurity, or sexual shame/guilt? Struggling to overcome an affair? Looking for help with non-monogamy, kinks/fetishes, or LGBTQ+ issues? Navigating solutions to these issues can feel overwhelming and difficult. Rest assured that you can have a stronger, more connected, sexually fulfilling life and relationship with Sex Therapy.
(317) 344-8619 View (317) 344-8619
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Alex Whitman
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46220  (Online Only)
You deserve an honest and authentic relationship with yourself and those around you. I can help you build greater insight, self-awareness, and a renewed sense of empowerment to navigate life's challenges with confidence and authenticity. I work with adults of all identities and with diverse romantic and emotional relationship structures. I have a passion for working with and affirming folks in the queer community. I help folks looking to address anxiety, burnout, multicultural stressors, sexuality and gender exploration, relationship distress, and those wanting to explore their relationships with themselves and their bodies.
You deserve an honest and authentic relationship with yourself and those around you. I can help you build greater insight, self-awareness, and a renewed sense of empowerment to navigate life's challenges with confidence and authenticity. I work with adults of all identities and with diverse romantic and emotional relationship structures. I have a passion for working with and affirming folks in the queer community. I help folks looking to address anxiety, burnout, multicultural stressors, sexuality and gender exploration, relationship distress, and those wanting to explore their relationships with themselves and their bodies.
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Julia Moore
Counselor, LMHC, LCPC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Do you frequently find yourself in unhealthy relationships, despite your attempts at seeking trustworthy people? Are you struggling with trust in your current relationship(s)? I can help individuals who are stuck in unhealthy patterns and who want to have greater fulfillment in connecting with others. I enjoy helping adults address trauma, sexuality or intimacy issues, and coping with depression, anxiety, mood, and personality disorders. I also help individuals who are new to kink or polyamory, and who want to incorporate these aspects of themselves into their healthy sexuality. I enjoy helping others find freedom from sexual shame!
Do you frequently find yourself in unhealthy relationships, despite your attempts at seeking trustworthy people? Are you struggling with trust in your current relationship(s)? I can help individuals who are stuck in unhealthy patterns and who want to have greater fulfillment in connecting with others. I enjoy helping adults address trauma, sexuality or intimacy issues, and coping with depression, anxiety, mood, and personality disorders. I also help individuals who are new to kink or polyamory, and who want to incorporate these aspects of themselves into their healthy sexuality. I enjoy helping others find freedom from sexual shame!
(702) 941-6972 View (702) 941-6972
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Tami Booth
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
Indianapolis, IN 46205
I am sex positive, kink and poly friendly.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, who primarily sees adult populations, as well as couples/various dynamics. I believe in building a therapeutic relationship based on mutual respect and trust. I provide a safe, non-judgmental, and shame free environment to explore all aspects of the self. I am a firm believer that by helping each person become comfortable being themselves, the rest of life's struggles are much easier to process. I primarily utilize Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as my approach.
I am sex positive, kink and poly friendly.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, who primarily sees adult populations, as well as couples/various dynamics. I believe in building a therapeutic relationship based on mutual respect and trust. I provide a safe, non-judgmental, and shame free environment to explore all aspects of the self. I am a firm believer that by helping each person become comfortable being themselves, the rest of life's struggles are much easier to process. I primarily utilize Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as my approach.
(260) 296-2662 View (260) 296-2662

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Who is sex therapy for?

Sex problems are common in relationships. Many people want a better sex life and want to feel loved and desired by their partner. It is difficult for couples to resolve sexual problems on their own because people often feel ashamed to talk about their sexual desires fearing they are not normal, when in fact a very broad range of preferences and behaviors are normal. A sex therapist can help clarify this and other matters.

Why do people need sex therapy?

Many people do not know how to talk about their erotic needs or their emotional needs, both of which are addressed in sex therapy. Couples often live with sexual difficulties for years before seeking help, and in that time, partners may experience so much disappointment and alienation that they may fear their problems mean they are incompatible. Once people experience disappointment, it is difficult to find resolution without help.

What happens in sex therapy?

People have many misconceptions about what takes place in sex therapy. First, it is a form of talk therapy in which partners discuss their sexual concerns; it does not involve touching or physical exploration of any kind. Sex therapy typically helps couples get comfortable talking to each other about sex so that, in the privacy of their home life, they can openly discuss their sexual desires and make decisions about what they want to do. Couples are typically assigned activities to do at home that build intimacy skills.

What kinds of problems do sex therapists treat?

Very often, partners differ in their degree of sexual desire and struggle over how often to have sex. Or they may have fights about porn use or have difficulty connecting sexually after one partner is unfaithful. Men may have problems with premature ejaculation. Women may find themselves struggling to become aroused or to achieve an orgasm. Sometimes partners feel like they have lost the sense of attraction to their partner. These are all common issues dealt with in sex therapy.