Sex Therapists in Pittsburgh, PA

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Photo of Carlos Eduardo Golfetto, Licensed Professional Counselor in Pittsburgh, PA
Carlos Eduardo Golfetto
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, CST
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
I am a certified sex therapist; EMDR certified therapist.
I am pleased that you are here. I know it is not easy to take this first step, but I want you to know first and foremost, that I take great care and pride in creating a safe place for my clients to talk about their internal conflicts, interpersonal problems, traumas, and whatever is interfering with living a fuller, richer life. I bring to my clinical practice a great deal of skills coupled with passion to engage in a meaningful therapeutic relationship. I invite clients to increase their self-awareness while aspiring to high levels of wellness: biologically, psychologically, relationally, sexually and spiritually.
I am a certified sex therapist; EMDR certified therapist.
I am pleased that you are here. I know it is not easy to take this first step, but I want you to know first and foremost, that I take great care and pride in creating a safe place for my clients to talk about their internal conflicts, interpersonal problems, traumas, and whatever is interfering with living a fuller, richer life. I bring to my clinical practice a great deal of skills coupled with passion to engage in a meaningful therapeutic relationship. I invite clients to increase their self-awareness while aspiring to high levels of wellness: biologically, psychologically, relationally, sexually and spiritually.
(412) 212-0918 View (412) 212-0918
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James Wadley
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, CST, CSTS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
As a couples and sexuality therapist as well as an addictions specialist (e.
Do you have trust issues in your relationship? Are you afraid to be honest with your partner or tired of trying to be someone you're not? Neither you or your partner are really talking about your hurt or resentments. You've tried over and over again and the current situation isn't working for you and/or your relationship. Contact me and we will talk about how you feel about your challenges and together come up with a behavioral and emotional strategy for you to move forward! By the end of our FIRST session, you will be given therapeutic goals that you and I will work on AND homework for you to work on in-between sessions.
As a couples and sexuality therapist as well as an addictions specialist (e.
Do you have trust issues in your relationship? Are you afraid to be honest with your partner or tired of trying to be someone you're not? Neither you or your partner are really talking about your hurt or resentments. You've tried over and over again and the current situation isn't working for you and/or your relationship. Contact me and we will talk about how you feel about your challenges and together come up with a behavioral and emotional strategy for you to move forward! By the end of our FIRST session, you will be given therapeutic goals that you and I will work on AND homework for you to work on in-between sessions.
(724) 200-8489 View (724) 200-8489
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Meagan Narvaez
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LMHC
Verified
5 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15210  (Online Only)
At times in our lives, sex and intimacy may not be a top priority. You might have a hard time expressing your desires, or knowing what those desires are in the first place! Does that resonate with you? If you’re in a relationship rut or you’ve simply never learned that sex is for YOUR pleasure, you might be feeling disconnected from your body. The root of these challenges is that sex is a skill, and society doesn’t teach us to hone in on our sexy, sensual side for our own benefit. When we struggle with sex or intimacy, we tend to go on struggling until it becomes overwhelming and we can’t avoid it any longer. Now, it’s time to grow.
At times in our lives, sex and intimacy may not be a top priority. You might have a hard time expressing your desires, or knowing what those desires are in the first place! Does that resonate with you? If you’re in a relationship rut or you’ve simply never learned that sex is for YOUR pleasure, you might be feeling disconnected from your body. The root of these challenges is that sex is a skill, and society doesn’t teach us to hone in on our sexy, sensual side for our own benefit. When we struggle with sex or intimacy, we tend to go on struggling until it becomes overwhelming and we can’t avoid it any longer. Now, it’s time to grow.
(412) 207-3868 View (412) 207-3868
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Sandra A Davis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PhD
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
I am best suited to treat individuals or couples ranging from 20-60 with intimacy, marital, sexuality, relationship issues as well as drug and alcohol issues.
I am best suited to treat individuals or couples ranging from 20-60 with intimacy, marital, sexuality, relationship issues as well as drug and alcohol issues.
(412) 259-3989 View (412) 259-3989
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Amy K. Bucciere
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CST
Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
I offer a highly specialized practice for relationships (Imago certified), sexuality (AASECT certified therapist & supervisor) and overcoming the barriers to enjoying them (EMDRIA certified).
So you've made it- time to find a therapist! It's a powerful, maybe scary time. As a relationship and intimacy therapist, for individuals and relationships (monogamous and not), I invite you to get curious and courageous for yourself and those you care about. And for the life you really want.
I offer a highly specialized practice for relationships (Imago certified), sexuality (AASECT certified therapist & supervisor) and overcoming the barriers to enjoying them (EMDRIA certified).
So you've made it- time to find a therapist! It's a powerful, maybe scary time. As a relationship and intimacy therapist, for individuals and relationships (monogamous and not), I invite you to get curious and courageous for yourself and those you care about. And for the life you really want.
(724) 871-3085 View (724) 871-3085
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Rachel Bowser Sex Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Waitlist for new clients
Let’s talk about sex, relationships, and life! Whatever you are facing, let’s face it together. My clinical style is free of judgement, I ask what has happened to you as opposed to what is wrong with you & will help you recapture a life worth living. I contend the most important piece of your journey, regardless of what your facing, will be the therapeutic bond we develop. I hope you will find me to be a support that uplifts, empowers, & validates. I’m confident that together we can create a positive and safe place for you to not only face your challenges, but also move forward and thrive.
Let’s talk about sex, relationships, and life! Whatever you are facing, let’s face it together. My clinical style is free of judgement, I ask what has happened to you as opposed to what is wrong with you & will help you recapture a life worth living. I contend the most important piece of your journey, regardless of what your facing, will be the therapeutic bond we develop. I hope you will find me to be a support that uplifts, empowers, & validates. I’m confident that together we can create a positive and safe place for you to not only face your challenges, but also move forward and thrive.
(412) 231-9566 View (412) 231-9566
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Avi Diamond
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, NCC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
I am a sex and relationships therapist with a background in systemically-focused treatment and person-centered techniques.
Feeling stuck or overwhelmed? Are you feeling unheard in your relationship? Do you struggle with understanding or expressing your gender identity or sexuality? Many of my clients are individuals or couples who are frustrated with patterns that are no longer working for them and are looking for a guide to hold them accountable in reaching their goals.
I am a sex and relationships therapist with a background in systemically-focused treatment and person-centered techniques.
Feeling stuck or overwhelmed? Are you feeling unheard in your relationship? Do you struggle with understanding or expressing your gender identity or sexuality? Many of my clients are individuals or couples who are frustrated with patterns that are no longer working for them and are looking for a guide to hold them accountable in reaching their goals.
(412) 207-3722 View (412) 207-3722
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Dr. Tom Murray Sex And Relationship Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, SexTher, LMFT
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15208  (Online Only)
With my brief-oriented approach, backed by the science of what works in sex therapy and couples counseling, you'll gain clarity, break old patterns, tackle mind-chatter, and experience satisfying sex and intimacy.
Should I stay or should I go? A huge question that's weighed on you. It keeps you up at night, stressing you out. Life would be so much easier if your relationship wasn't so hard. You wish you could communicate better; feel understood. But, damn, your shit and their shit get in the way. Not to mention the pressures of career, aging parents, or demanding children. It all gets thrown in the mix, leaving you exhausted, distracted, and disenchanted by the status quo. You want things to change (better sex, intimacy, connection); you're finally ready to take charge of your life in a new and meaningful way. You've come to the right place!
With my brief-oriented approach, backed by the science of what works in sex therapy and couples counseling, you'll gain clarity, break old patterns, tackle mind-chatter, and experience satisfying sex and intimacy.
Should I stay or should I go? A huge question that's weighed on you. It keeps you up at night, stressing you out. Life would be so much easier if your relationship wasn't so hard. You wish you could communicate better; feel understood. But, damn, your shit and their shit get in the way. Not to mention the pressures of career, aging parents, or demanding children. It all gets thrown in the mix, leaving you exhausted, distracted, and disenchanted by the status quo. You want things to change (better sex, intimacy, connection); you're finally ready to take charge of your life in a new and meaningful way. You've come to the right place!
(412) 385-4862 View (412) 385-4862
Photo of Brittany Hudspeth, Licensed Professional Counselor in Pittsburgh, PA
Brittany Hudspeth
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, CCTP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15235  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I am certified as a sex therapist.
If you abandon the present moment, you cannot live the moments of your daily life deeply -Thich Nhat Hahn. It can be important to understand ourselves to be able to navigate this world. We often struggle with our own experiences and internal worlds. I can offer you space and understanding to work through those difficult questions and experiences you are having with a non-judgmental voice. I understand that our lives don't fit that traditional model and they don't have to which includes helping people through sex therapy. I have experience helping people work through their issues to find their authentic self and voice.
I am certified as a sex therapist.
If you abandon the present moment, you cannot live the moments of your daily life deeply -Thich Nhat Hahn. It can be important to understand ourselves to be able to navigate this world. We often struggle with our own experiences and internal worlds. I can offer you space and understanding to work through those difficult questions and experiences you are having with a non-judgmental voice. I understand that our lives don't fit that traditional model and they don't have to which includes helping people through sex therapy. I have experience helping people work through their issues to find their authentic self and voice.
(412) 467-0297 View (412) 467-0297
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Kristen Laemmer
LPC Intern, BA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Specializing in sex, LGBTQIA+, non-monogamous, trauma, and neurodivergent therapy, I'm here to support your transformative journey.
Welcome! Are you feeling stuck, overwhelmed, or seeking positive change? My ideal client is someone navigating life's twists and turns, aiming for growth and happiness. You might be dealing with stress, anxiety, or relationship challenges. Let's collaborate to create a safe space for exploration and find practical solutions. Your goals matter, and I'm here to help you rediscover your strengths, build resilience, and foster a more fulfilling life. Together, we'll embark on a journey towards well-being and empowerment.
Specializing in sex, LGBTQIA+, non-monogamous, trauma, and neurodivergent therapy, I'm here to support your transformative journey.
Welcome! Are you feeling stuck, overwhelmed, or seeking positive change? My ideal client is someone navigating life's twists and turns, aiming for growth and happiness. You might be dealing with stress, anxiety, or relationship challenges. Let's collaborate to create a safe space for exploration and find practical solutions. Your goals matter, and I'm here to help you rediscover your strengths, build resilience, and foster a more fulfilling life. Together, we'll embark on a journey towards well-being and empowerment.
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Charles Warren
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15232  (Online Only)
Accepting new clients! As a queer, trans, non-binary human I will offer my lived experience and clinical expertise where appropriate to provide a safe and affirming space. Not only for queer people, but anyone who has ever felt alone or ‘other’. I became a therapist because I know how hard it was for me to find a queer-competent and affirming mental healthcare provider when I needed it the most. I specialize working with people who struggle with complicated thoughts and feelings surrounding sexual health & wellness, intimacy, desire, sexuality, gender identity, trauma, and non-monogamous relationships.
Accepting new clients! As a queer, trans, non-binary human I will offer my lived experience and clinical expertise where appropriate to provide a safe and affirming space. Not only for queer people, but anyone who has ever felt alone or ‘other’. I became a therapist because I know how hard it was for me to find a queer-competent and affirming mental healthcare provider when I needed it the most. I specialize working with people who struggle with complicated thoughts and feelings surrounding sexual health & wellness, intimacy, desire, sexuality, gender identity, trauma, and non-monogamous relationships.
(412) 998-7334 View (412) 998-7334
Photo of Laurana Gatti, Licensed Professional Counselor in Pittsburgh, PA
Laurana Gatti
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MSEd
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
I’m Laurie Gatti, and I founded EMERGE because I truly believe healthy relationships, both with ourselves and with others, are the foundation for a fulfilling, happy life. ​ It’s my mission to help you realize the full potential of each of your relationships so that you can live the happy, healthy and productive life that you deserve! ​ I’m a licensed psychotherapist, ASSECT certified sex therapist, a certified executive coach with an expertise in relationship building.
I’m Laurie Gatti, and I founded EMERGE because I truly believe healthy relationships, both with ourselves and with others, are the foundation for a fulfilling, happy life. ​ It’s my mission to help you realize the full potential of each of your relationships so that you can live the happy, healthy and productive life that you deserve! ​ I’m a licensed psychotherapist, ASSECT certified sex therapist, a certified executive coach with an expertise in relationship building.
(412) 254-8294 View (412) 254-8294
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Calm Pittsburgh
LPC, NCC, MS
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
These techniques include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-focused Brief Therapy, Compassion Focused, Family/Marital, Interpersonal, Mindfulness, Narrative, Person-centered, Positive Psychology, Reality Therapy, Strength Based Brief Therapy, Sex Therapy, and Trauma Focused Therapy.
Your life is complex and unique… The quality of your relationships, work, family, health, and stresses can affect your most true and calm state of being. Let us be your allies! We’d love to peacefully assist you as you navigate the changes and challenges life can bring. Create the life you want — with the support of Calm Pittsburgh. Our therapists employ a variety of eclectic, evidence-based techniques to help our clients navigate feelings, build better behaviors, and relate to thoughts differently. Calm Pittsburgh clinicians embrace a collaborative approach to your care, and may build on, reference, and recommend experienced providers both inside and outside of Calm Pittsburgh in order to best serve your needs.
These techniques include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-focused Brief Therapy, Compassion Focused, Family/Marital, Interpersonal, Mindfulness, Narrative, Person-centered, Positive Psychology, Reality Therapy, Strength Based Brief Therapy, Sex Therapy, and Trauma Focused Therapy.
Your life is complex and unique… The quality of your relationships, work, family, health, and stresses can affect your most true and calm state of being. Let us be your allies! We’d love to peacefully assist you as you navigate the changes and challenges life can bring. Create the life you want — with the support of Calm Pittsburgh. Our therapists employ a variety of eclectic, evidence-based techniques to help our clients navigate feelings, build better behaviors, and relate to thoughts differently. Calm Pittsburgh clinicians embrace a collaborative approach to your care, and may build on, reference, and recommend experienced providers both inside and outside of Calm Pittsburgh in order to best serve your needs.
(412) 857-3717 View (412) 857-3717
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Robert M Schwartz
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
2 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15213  (Online Only)
I have 50 years of experience in psychotherapy, specializing in sex therapy and addictions.
Sexual problems can undermine relationships and impair life satisfaction. If you want to improve your sexual functioning, enhance the quality of your sex life, or gain better control of dysfunctional sexual behaviors, I can help. As a pioneer in positive psychology, I view sexual problems as opportunities to grow stronger, to develop yourself as a person, and to become more intimate with your partner. Confronting the current negatives can transform your sexual life into one of life's most psychologically and spiritually satisfying journeys.
I have 50 years of experience in psychotherapy, specializing in sex therapy and addictions.
Sexual problems can undermine relationships and impair life satisfaction. If you want to improve your sexual functioning, enhance the quality of your sex life, or gain better control of dysfunctional sexual behaviors, I can help. As a pioneer in positive psychology, I view sexual problems as opportunities to grow stronger, to develop yourself as a person, and to become more intimate with your partner. Confronting the current negatives can transform your sexual life into one of life's most psychologically and spiritually satisfying journeys.
(412) 223-7929 View (412) 223-7929
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Erin Donnelly
Psychologist, PsyD, MEd
Verified
5 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15222  (Online Only)
My practice uniquely focuses on sexuality and reproduction: relationships/sex therapy, sexual dysfunctions, pelvic pain conditions, infertility and ARTs/third party parenting (& evaluations), adoption, reproductive traumas, peri/postpartum issues, transition to parenthood and gender identity.
Each of us is a complex product of our past and present environments and experiences. Generally, we act or cope in ways that are adaptive or necessary under given circumstances. When our default methods of coping are no longer effective or our circumstances change, we begin experiencing distress in specific realms of our lives. This distress might manifest as anxiety, depression, anger, pain, relationship or sexual difficulties, social isolation, declining performance and/or impairment in daily functioning. As there is an undeniable connection between our psychological and physical wellbeing, I approach treatment in an integrative, collaborative and personality-based manner.
My practice uniquely focuses on sexuality and reproduction: relationships/sex therapy, sexual dysfunctions, pelvic pain conditions, infertility and ARTs/third party parenting (& evaluations), adoption, reproductive traumas, peri/postpartum issues, transition to parenthood and gender identity.
Each of us is a complex product of our past and present environments and experiences. Generally, we act or cope in ways that are adaptive or necessary under given circumstances. When our default methods of coping are no longer effective or our circumstances change, we begin experiencing distress in specific realms of our lives. This distress might manifest as anxiety, depression, anger, pain, relationship or sexual difficulties, social isolation, declining performance and/or impairment in daily functioning. As there is an undeniable connection between our psychological and physical wellbeing, I approach treatment in an integrative, collaborative and personality-based manner.
(913) 370-7041 View (913) 370-7041
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Christina Pust
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15122  (Online Only)
I am a queer AASECT pre-certified sex therapist, who has both professional and lived experience in treating those who identify as LGBTQIA2S+ and/or those living within alternative relationship structures (ENM, Polyamory, BDSM/kink power dynamics).
I am licensed professional counselor who has 7 years experience working with individuals navigating emotional distress, trauma, anxiety, depression, difficult life changes, and those desiring self improvement. As a therapist, I strive to create a safe non-judgemental space for clients to increase self awareness/self acceptance, identify and manage healthy boundaries, manage difficult emotions, improve connections with self and others, and to embrace vulnerability and the courage that comes with it.
I am a queer AASECT pre-certified sex therapist, who has both professional and lived experience in treating those who identify as LGBTQIA2S+ and/or those living within alternative relationship structures (ENM, Polyamory, BDSM/kink power dynamics).
I am licensed professional counselor who has 7 years experience working with individuals navigating emotional distress, trauma, anxiety, depression, difficult life changes, and those desiring self improvement. As a therapist, I strive to create a safe non-judgemental space for clients to increase self awareness/self acceptance, identify and manage healthy boundaries, manage difficult emotions, improve connections with self and others, and to embrace vulnerability and the courage that comes with it.
(724) 573-3657 View (724) 573-3657
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Katelin Fullerton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15122  (Online Only)
I'm kink- and poly-aware and affirming, and I work with individuals or partners of all identities who seek to heal, understand, and improve their relationship with sex.
I love helping clients to connect with their authentic selves and strengthen their relationships. I work from a framework that explores the ways that early experiences can shape current patterns of relating. My work is also guided by the understanding that many clients' difficulties are impacted by systems of oppression such as racism, transphobia, homophobia, and gender discrimination. Most importantly, this space centers on you and what you're bringing into it; I'm not here to judge, criticize, or fix you, but instead support you in learning about your own internal world.
I'm kink- and poly-aware and affirming, and I work with individuals or partners of all identities who seek to heal, understand, and improve their relationship with sex.
I love helping clients to connect with their authentic selves and strengthen their relationships. I work from a framework that explores the ways that early experiences can shape current patterns of relating. My work is also guided by the understanding that many clients' difficulties are impacted by systems of oppression such as racism, transphobia, homophobia, and gender discrimination. Most importantly, this space centers on you and what you're bringing into it; I'm not here to judge, criticize, or fix you, but instead support you in learning about your own internal world.
(443) 331-9368 View (443) 331-9368
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Emma Batting
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, CST
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15122
Waitlist for new clients
As an AASECT certified sex therapist, I enjoy giving space to topics like intimacy issues, sexual identities, and relationship structures.
I meet clients with an emphasis on a safe, affirming therapeutic relationship as a place to begin healing. I enjoy working with people who are ready for a change or who want to deepen their understanding of self. I believe that exploring past experiences alongside the present helps us understand what we may need to feel better in our lives. My aim is to challenge you in a collaborative way so that you can find a path toward what you want. You already have strengths that have allowed you to make it here today, and we'll work together to determine what comes next.
As an AASECT certified sex therapist, I enjoy giving space to topics like intimacy issues, sexual identities, and relationship structures.
I meet clients with an emphasis on a safe, affirming therapeutic relationship as a place to begin healing. I enjoy working with people who are ready for a change or who want to deepen their understanding of self. I believe that exploring past experiences alongside the present helps us understand what we may need to feel better in our lives. My aim is to challenge you in a collaborative way so that you can find a path toward what you want. You already have strengths that have allowed you to make it here today, and we'll work together to determine what comes next.
(240) 896-1102 View (240) 896-1102
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Isobella Cerceo
Pre-Licensed Professional, MEd
Verified
3 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15122  (Online Only)
Healing is a lifelong journey, and it is not one you must do alone. You are taking a courageous first step towards realignment with yourself. By untangling the past, we can begin to heal these wounds and reclaim the narrative of our lives. I companion clients navigating trauma, relational distress, gender and sexuality exploration, sexual concerns, and neurodivergence. In and out of the therapy space, I am sex-positive, sex worker friendly, poly-friendly, kink aware & affirming, and Health at Every Size (HAES) aligned.
Healing is a lifelong journey, and it is not one you must do alone. You are taking a courageous first step towards realignment with yourself. By untangling the past, we can begin to heal these wounds and reclaim the narrative of our lives. I companion clients navigating trauma, relational distress, gender and sexuality exploration, sexual concerns, and neurodivergence. In and out of the therapy space, I am sex-positive, sex worker friendly, poly-friendly, kink aware & affirming, and Health at Every Size (HAES) aligned.
(484) 218-2404 View (484) 218-2404
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Cara Lindsey Kalakewich
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
I work heavily with couples and I’m also a certified sex coach focusing on rebuilding intimacy after an affair.
Is your relationship struggling to thrive or are you realizing that intimacy with you and your partner is non-existent? Is this affecting your ability to relate to your partner or have there been years of disconnect? Do you feel that your relationship is hopeless and have even considered splitting or a divorce? Do you wonder if this relationship will ever improve and hence, life will continue to feel meaningless and lonely? So often, couples feel intimidated by their relationship issues that they stay stuck in their current patterns and can’t find a solid and effective solution.
I work heavily with couples and I’m also a certified sex coach focusing on rebuilding intimacy after an affair.
Is your relationship struggling to thrive or are you realizing that intimacy with you and your partner is non-existent? Is this affecting your ability to relate to your partner or have there been years of disconnect? Do you feel that your relationship is hopeless and have even considered splitting or a divorce? Do you wonder if this relationship will ever improve and hence, life will continue to feel meaningless and lonely? So often, couples feel intimidated by their relationship issues that they stay stuck in their current patterns and can’t find a solid and effective solution.
(724) 617-5794 View (724) 617-5794

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Sex Therapy

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.