Sex Therapists in Memphis, TN

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Jared Davis
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MHSP, NCC, CSTIP, CEAP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38119  (Online Only)
I specialize in couples/relationship therapy and am a Certified Sex Therapy Informed Professional pursing a PhD in clinical sexology.
The most important parts of mental wellness are the ability to increase one’s self-awareness and broaden one’s perspective. As your counselor, I will provide a safe and judgment free environment for you to gain a better understanding of whatever issues you are dealing with as an individual, couple, or in any other types of romantic relationships. The main goal of most clients is "to feel better," and I am here to help you make that goal more specific so that you can grow in the areas most important to you. I also strive to destigmatize counseling for men, Black / African-Americans, and other minority groups.
I specialize in couples/relationship therapy and am a Certified Sex Therapy Informed Professional pursing a PhD in clinical sexology.
The most important parts of mental wellness are the ability to increase one’s self-awareness and broaden one’s perspective. As your counselor, I will provide a safe and judgment free environment for you to gain a better understanding of whatever issues you are dealing with as an individual, couple, or in any other types of romantic relationships. The main goal of most clients is "to feel better," and I am here to help you make that goal more specific so that you can grow in the areas most important to you. I also strive to destigmatize counseling for men, Black / African-Americans, and other minority groups.
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Brenda Gilman
Counselor, LPC, MHSP, CST
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38119
In addition to being a LPC, I am a trained sex therapist through the Institute of Sexual Wholeness.
I enjoy working with individuals, couples and families in the areas of marriage counseling, affair recovery, sexual intimacy, sexual addiction recovery, trauma and abuse, EMDR, depression, anxiety and other mental health issues. My desire is to provide quality professional care to those that are in desperate need of experiencing hope and healing through their brokenness and pain. Seeking someone to walk with you through your darkest moments can provide the opportunity for tremendous growth and greater understanding of who you are created to be. I believe this is done well through a relational approach that will provide growth emotionally, spiritually and relationally.
In addition to being a LPC, I am a trained sex therapist through the Institute of Sexual Wholeness.
I enjoy working with individuals, couples and families in the areas of marriage counseling, affair recovery, sexual intimacy, sexual addiction recovery, trauma and abuse, EMDR, depression, anxiety and other mental health issues. My desire is to provide quality professional care to those that are in desperate need of experiencing hope and healing through their brokenness and pain. Seeking someone to walk with you through your darkest moments can provide the opportunity for tremendous growth and greater understanding of who you are created to be. I believe this is done well through a relational approach that will provide growth emotionally, spiritually and relationally.
(901) 352-2332 View (901) 352-2332
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April Garner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW, CST
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38118
April Garner is a licensed clinical social worker in both Tennessee and Pennsylvania as well as a certified sex therapist through the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). She graduated from the University of Tennessee with a masters degree in clinical social work in 2008. She went on to pursue a masters of education and a Ph.D. in human sexuality from Widener University.
April Garner is a licensed clinical social worker in both Tennessee and Pennsylvania as well as a certified sex therapist through the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). She graduated from the University of Tennessee with a masters degree in clinical social work in 2008. She went on to pursue a masters of education and a Ph.D. in human sexuality from Widener University.
(901) 290-3360 View (901) 290-3360
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Dr. Mesha Ellis, Relationship & Sex Therapist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38104
I am a Psychologist, Certified Sex Therapist, and Certified Gottman Therapist.
Are you troubled by self doubt, questioning your or your partner's level of commitment, or contemplating walking away from a relationship? Perhaps you are feeling disconnected from others or frustrated by an unsatisfying sex life. Is the conflict in your family extreme? Are you struggling to coparent effectively? You may be single and exasperated by the drama that sometimes comes along with dating. Or, a parent who is helplessly watching your child or adolescent struggle educationally or in social relationships. If any of these statements resonate with you, I can help you navigate your journey to contentment, confidence, and bliss.
I am a Psychologist, Certified Sex Therapist, and Certified Gottman Therapist.
Are you troubled by self doubt, questioning your or your partner's level of commitment, or contemplating walking away from a relationship? Perhaps you are feeling disconnected from others or frustrated by an unsatisfying sex life. Is the conflict in your family extreme? Are you struggling to coparent effectively? You may be single and exasperated by the drama that sometimes comes along with dating. Or, a parent who is helplessly watching your child or adolescent struggle educationally or in social relationships. If any of these statements resonate with you, I can help you navigate your journey to contentment, confidence, and bliss.
(678) 905-7862 View (678) 905-7862
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Jennifer L Valli
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, CST
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38104
As one of a few psychotherapists in Memphis who is also AASECT Certified as a sex therapist, I treat a full range of sexual, relationship and intimacy issues. Sex is one of the deepest and most powerful experiences we have, yet it can also cause distress and embarrassment when it does not go smoothly. Compounding the problem, many have been socialized to feel uncomfortable with sex or haven't received accurate sexual health information. Many people struggle in silence with sexual dysfunction and others have erotic interests that might be considered unusual by some- any of the above can result in tremendous amounts of shame.
As one of a few psychotherapists in Memphis who is also AASECT Certified as a sex therapist, I treat a full range of sexual, relationship and intimacy issues. Sex is one of the deepest and most powerful experiences we have, yet it can also cause distress and embarrassment when it does not go smoothly. Compounding the problem, many have been socialized to feel uncomfortable with sex or haven't received accurate sexual health information. Many people struggle in silence with sexual dysfunction and others have erotic interests that might be considered unusual by some- any of the above can result in tremendous amounts of shame.
(901) 612-2700 View (901) 612-2700
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Raven O'Rourke
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 37501  (Online Only)
Many of my former clients have felt that other therapists did not understand a component of their sexuality.
Are you a high achiever experiencing a sexuality-related conflict? Did a recent argument cross a line you said you never would? Are you frustrated with therapy sessions filled with trite phrases, artificial sentiments and clichés that don’t result in solutions? You spend your days seeing through others’ BS, so that shouldn’t be part of your therapy. We will talk openly and honestly about your history to help you find your footing and gain insight into the right next step for you. As a result of our partnership, you will have a plan to begin working towards achieving your goals.
Many of my former clients have felt that other therapists did not understand a component of their sexuality.
Are you a high achiever experiencing a sexuality-related conflict? Did a recent argument cross a line you said you never would? Are you frustrated with therapy sessions filled with trite phrases, artificial sentiments and clichés that don’t result in solutions? You spend your days seeing through others’ BS, so that shouldn’t be part of your therapy. We will talk openly and honestly about your history to help you find your footing and gain insight into the right next step for you. As a result of our partnership, you will have a plan to begin working towards achieving your goals.
(615) 379-9850 View (615) 379-9850
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David Montgomery Harb
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
21 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38138
My areas of special focus include contemporary relationships, high-conflict couples, entertainment industry stressors, creative blocks and artistic inspiration, sex therapy, mood and personality disorders, as well as spiritual and existential crisis.
Hi, I’m David. As the founder and clinical director of Nashville Therapy Group, I can match you with a gifted therapist who is the best fit for your unique needs, or if you think we’re the right fit, we can work together as you make your way towards lasting positive change. As your therapist, we’ll explore your thoughts and feelings, and I’ll offer a fresh perspective using the latest evidence-based interventions. We will identify your potential for growth and challenge the beliefs and behaviors that keep you and your loved ones from experiencing happiness, harmony, and health.
My areas of special focus include contemporary relationships, high-conflict couples, entertainment industry stressors, creative blocks and artistic inspiration, sex therapy, mood and personality disorders, as well as spiritual and existential crisis.
Hi, I’m David. As the founder and clinical director of Nashville Therapy Group, I can match you with a gifted therapist who is the best fit for your unique needs, or if you think we’re the right fit, we can work together as you make your way towards lasting positive change. As your therapist, we’ll explore your thoughts and feelings, and I’ll offer a fresh perspective using the latest evidence-based interventions. We will identify your potential for growth and challenge the beliefs and behaviors that keep you and your loved ones from experiencing happiness, harmony, and health.
(615) 697-4781 View (615) 697-4781
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The Briggs Institute, Inc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38138
We work with clients managing issues such as anxiety, depression, mood disorders, substance abuse, addiction, work-life balance, corporate consulting, entertainment industry stressors, couple conflict, divorce, sexual and physical trauma, sex therapy, and parenting issues,.
“How can I make things better?” Whether you’re managing mental health issues like anxiety or depression or existing in a dissatisfying relationship, you’ve probably asked yourself many versions of this question. If you’re willing to work hard and are open to making changes, know that you have every reason to believe you can enjoy a healthier and happier life. Our purpose is to help our clients know what changes they may need to make in order to reach their goals. We are eager to serve and look forward to working with you.
We work with clients managing issues such as anxiety, depression, mood disorders, substance abuse, addiction, work-life balance, corporate consulting, entertainment industry stressors, couple conflict, divorce, sexual and physical trauma, sex therapy, and parenting issues,.
“How can I make things better?” Whether you’re managing mental health issues like anxiety or depression or existing in a dissatisfying relationship, you’ve probably asked yourself many versions of this question. If you’re willing to work hard and are open to making changes, know that you have every reason to believe you can enjoy a healthier and happier life. Our purpose is to help our clients know what changes they may need to make in order to reach their goals. We are eager to serve and look forward to working with you.
(615) 593-3999 View (615) 593-3999
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Dr. Faith Christie Leigh Roby
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, EdD, MMFT, MA, BS
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38117  (Online Only)
Life has a way of throwing curve balls that may feel insurmountable. The curve balls of life can affect you mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Do you have sex-based issues in your marriage? Do you have an ongoing issue with your children & believe as though you are the most clueless parent in the world? Have you experienced trauma, adultery, abuse, church/religious issues, or mental anguish? There is hope. I specialize in marital, premarital, individual & family therapy. Bring your mustard of seed faith & I will bring my empathetic care with expertise. Together through God healing can be achieved!
Life has a way of throwing curve balls that may feel insurmountable. The curve balls of life can affect you mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Do you have sex-based issues in your marriage? Do you have an ongoing issue with your children & believe as though you are the most clueless parent in the world? Have you experienced trauma, adultery, abuse, church/religious issues, or mental anguish? There is hope. I specialize in marital, premarital, individual & family therapy. Bring your mustard of seed faith & I will bring my empathetic care with expertise. Together through God healing can be achieved!
(901) 245-5248 View (901) 245-5248
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Dr. Kimberly Atkins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, EdD, LCSW
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38120  (Online Only)
With a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and over 20 years of counseling experience, I can help you get through life's trials and tribulations. I am a licensed clinical social worker specializing in stress, grief, depression, anxiety, suicide prevention, chronic management illness, crises management, as well as in coping skills in both adolescents and adults. My expertise is a combination of professional and personal skills that can help any person tackle unexpected life crisis. I have experience in couples counseling, family counseling, group counseling, and career counseling.
With a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and over 20 years of counseling experience, I can help you get through life's trials and tribulations. I am a licensed clinical social worker specializing in stress, grief, depression, anxiety, suicide prevention, chronic management illness, crises management, as well as in coping skills in both adolescents and adults. My expertise is a combination of professional and personal skills that can help any person tackle unexpected life crisis. I have experience in couples counseling, family counseling, group counseling, and career counseling.
(901) 203-5291 View (901) 203-5291
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Lindsey Coates Horvatich
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMHC, QS
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38117  (Online Only)
I offer a wide range of services to help you write your story in a different way. Since graduating with a Masters in Counseling in 2014, I have worked in both private practice and community settings county jail and alongside several anti-human trafficking organizations to develop a unique approach to complex trauma recovery and healing. I work from a trauma informed perspective, which means that in therapy I commit to being: safe, trustworthy, transparent, collaborative, supportive and supported, consensual, and culturally humble.
I offer a wide range of services to help you write your story in a different way. Since graduating with a Masters in Counseling in 2014, I have worked in both private practice and community settings county jail and alongside several anti-human trafficking organizations to develop a unique approach to complex trauma recovery and healing. I work from a trauma informed perspective, which means that in therapy I commit to being: safe, trustworthy, transparent, collaborative, supportive and supported, consensual, and culturally humble.
(901) 668-8995 View (901) 668-8995
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Eric Cassius
Counselor, MS, LPC, MHSP, CHT
Verified Verified
9 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38117
With over 20 years of experience I have worked with clients from all over Memphis. Clients are motivated to change and address their issues upon the initial session. Whether a client is an adult or adolescent I treat each person who comes to my office as an individual with their own special needs. I specialize in Hypnotherapy for Stopping Smoking, Weight Loss, Stress, Anxiety, Concentration, Focus, Athletic Performance, Male and Female Sexual Dysfunction, Couples Counseling, Family Therapy, Adolescent Behavioral Therapy, ADHD Testing, and Study Coaching. For more information please feel free to contact me or check out my website: Cassiusandassociates.com
With over 20 years of experience I have worked with clients from all over Memphis. Clients are motivated to change and address their issues upon the initial session. Whether a client is an adult or adolescent I treat each person who comes to my office as an individual with their own special needs. I specialize in Hypnotherapy for Stopping Smoking, Weight Loss, Stress, Anxiety, Concentration, Focus, Athletic Performance, Male and Female Sexual Dysfunction, Couples Counseling, Family Therapy, Adolescent Behavioral Therapy, ADHD Testing, and Study Coaching. For more information please feel free to contact me or check out my website: Cassiusandassociates.com
(901) 654-0078 View (901) 654-0078
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Truth Reveal Recover Health and Wellness, LLC
Pre-Licensed Professional, AMFT
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38125  (Online Only)
Truth Reveal Recover Health and Wellness, LLC is about healing and restoration. As a therapist, I go along the healing journey with you to help you reach who you see as your true self. There are parts of us that have become oppressed by anxiety, depression, lack of confidence, trauma, amongst other things. The journey of healing begins with you! Let's heal! Allow me on your journey of healing so that you may reveal the truths you need from the traumas that held you captive within yourself. Truth Reveal Recover provides a safe, open and warm space where you can start your healing. Let's Heal!
Truth Reveal Recover Health and Wellness, LLC is about healing and restoration. As a therapist, I go along the healing journey with you to help you reach who you see as your true self. There are parts of us that have become oppressed by anxiety, depression, lack of confidence, trauma, amongst other things. The journey of healing begins with you! Let's heal! Allow me on your journey of healing so that you may reveal the truths you need from the traumas that held you captive within yourself. Truth Reveal Recover provides a safe, open and warm space where you can start your healing. Let's Heal!
(901) 472-3909 View (901) 472-3909
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Forward Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LPC, PMHNP, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38117
Are you looking for personal growth and the possibility of change? Do you like setting goals and reaching them? Forward Counseling is a group of independent professionals that utilize evidenced based interventions to move our clients towards their goals. We offer individual, family, group, and couples counseling virtually or in office. To get started, call or complete a contact form on our site at forwardcounseling.com/contact or bit.ly/newclientcontactform
Are you looking for personal growth and the possibility of change? Do you like setting goals and reaching them? Forward Counseling is a group of independent professionals that utilize evidenced based interventions to move our clients towards their goals. We offer individual, family, group, and couples counseling virtually or in office. To get started, call or complete a contact form on our site at forwardcounseling.com/contact or bit.ly/newclientcontactform
(901) 310-3911 View (901) 310-3911
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Clare Campbell
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MHSP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38117
My ideal client has already begun their awakening journey, understands the importance of setting boundaries, and is looking for help in setting them. I want to work with clients who are available for working and changing their thoughts. Clients who recognize that they project their own reality via their thoughts and feelings are my ideal. If you are ready to bring back the lost parts of yourself, are open minded, tired of being judgmental of self and others, and are ready to get down to work...we are probably a fit.
My ideal client has already begun their awakening journey, understands the importance of setting boundaries, and is looking for help in setting them. I want to work with clients who are available for working and changing their thoughts. Clients who recognize that they project their own reality via their thoughts and feelings are my ideal. If you are ready to bring back the lost parts of yourself, are open minded, tired of being judgmental of self and others, and are ready to get down to work...we are probably a fit.
(901) 657-4055 View (901) 657-4055
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Mahdee Rasul
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38119
In tandum with my role at Navigating Courage Counseling & Consultation, my best clients would be individuals age 16+ who are seeking therapy to process issues related to addictions, life transitions, identity conflicts, depression, anxiety, and/or ADHD.
In tandum with my role at Navigating Courage Counseling & Consultation, my best clients would be individuals age 16+ who are seeking therapy to process issues related to addictions, life transitions, identity conflicts, depression, anxiety, and/or ADHD.
(901) 665-2170 View (901) 665-2170
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Sweetgrass Counseling & Consultation
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPCMHSP
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38132
Waitlist for new clients
At Sweetgrass Counseling & Consultation, LLC we believe that: "Each strand alone is not as strong as when braided together." On your counseling journey we aim to serve as a support in weaving together the vision for your life. We are compatible with motivated clients, that are willing to partner in an effort to interrupt emotional or cognitive patterns that are not serving you. We believe that you have intuitive tools that may not be accessible due to "guarded relating" that so many of us have adopted to protect ourselves. Allow us to assist you in unearthing tools that identify your barriers and create sustainable change.
At Sweetgrass Counseling & Consultation, LLC we believe that: "Each strand alone is not as strong as when braided together." On your counseling journey we aim to serve as a support in weaving together the vision for your life. We are compatible with motivated clients, that are willing to partner in an effort to interrupt emotional or cognitive patterns that are not serving you. We believe that you have intuitive tools that may not be accessible due to "guarded relating" that so many of us have adopted to protect ourselves. Allow us to assist you in unearthing tools that identify your barriers and create sustainable change.
(901) 245-3220 x1 View (901) 245-3220 x1
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James R Coffman
Licensed Professional Counselor, ThM, DMin, LMFT, LPC, (MHSP)
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38119
I am a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapist who is also licensed as a Professional Counselor (Mental Health Service Provider) and as a Marital and Family Therapist. I have worked with diverse populations of individuals, couples and families for 30 years--as an executive director and therapist in medical settings, in two pastoral counseling centers, and now in an independent practice. With families I am committed to helping them address the challenges of staying connected and in communication.. With individuals I seek to understand barriers to healthy intentions, the failures one feels, and I become an active ally to change one's unhappy direction..
I am a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapist who is also licensed as a Professional Counselor (Mental Health Service Provider) and as a Marital and Family Therapist. I have worked with diverse populations of individuals, couples and families for 30 years--as an executive director and therapist in medical settings, in two pastoral counseling centers, and now in an independent practice. With families I am committed to helping them address the challenges of staying connected and in communication.. With individuals I seek to understand barriers to healthy intentions, the failures one feels, and I become an active ally to change one's unhappy direction..
(901) 728-6525 View (901) 728-6525
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Kristena Partridge
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38119
The decision to come to therapy can be an intimidating one. You know your experiences and how they impacted you, but what’s next? Experiencing issues with self-worth, self-esteem, strained relationships, or questioning your identity can be overwhelming and exhausting, leading to lack of confidence, uncertainty, indecision, and feeling stuck. Traumatic events can cause you to feel like you aren't able to move forward in life. Feeling misunderstood can be isolating. Managing it all alone is brutal; however, you do not have to go through this alone! Therapy can be freeing and life-changing when working with the right therapist.
The decision to come to therapy can be an intimidating one. You know your experiences and how they impacted you, but what’s next? Experiencing issues with self-worth, self-esteem, strained relationships, or questioning your identity can be overwhelming and exhausting, leading to lack of confidence, uncertainty, indecision, and feeling stuck. Traumatic events can cause you to feel like you aren't able to move forward in life. Feeling misunderstood can be isolating. Managing it all alone is brutal; however, you do not have to go through this alone! Therapy can be freeing and life-changing when working with the right therapist.
(901) 554-4864 View (901) 554-4864
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Jeffrey Freiden
Counselor, EdD, LPC/MHS, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38115  (Online Only)
I earned my Doctorate in Counseling in 2005. I have specialized training to work with men and male issues. This includes inter and intra-family relationships, sexual behavior and attractions, and issues of past abuse. I also have certification in Critical Incident Stress Management addressing trauma and traumatic events. I have been in practice since 1999. I have worked in both groups of individual counseling settings. Currently, I only work via Tele-Health.
I earned my Doctorate in Counseling in 2005. I have specialized training to work with men and male issues. This includes inter and intra-family relationships, sexual behavior and attractions, and issues of past abuse. I also have certification in Critical Incident Stress Management addressing trauma and traumatic events. I have been in practice since 1999. I have worked in both groups of individual counseling settings. Currently, I only work via Tele-Health.
(561) 782-2936 View (561) 782-2936

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.