Sex Therapy Is a therapeutic environment where accurate sexual information can be found. It is a place to come to address sexuality issues, sexual expression, and sexual dysfunction. It is a place to talk about sex in a non-shaming and accepting environment. It is a place to discuss sexual growth and how a client makes meaning of their own sexual desires.
Why go to a Sex Therapist?
People see sex therapist for a variety of reasons. Some couples come to therapy because they have stopped being sexual with each other. They may have found that anger and resentment has built up between them and one member of the couple loses their desire to have sex. They may feel they no longer communicate well. The longer they go without having sex the harder it is to begin having sex again. They may come to a sex therapist to help them understand how anger and resentment are affecting their relationship.
What does a sex therapist do?
Some times couples don’t have the expertise they need to effectively make love and are unable, because of shyness, fear or shame to talk about what they want sexually from their partners. A sex therapist can help them learn to communicate their sexual needs, develop better sexual technique and overcome shyness, shame and fear associated with sexual inexperience and disinformation.
How can a sex therapist help my partner and I deal with sexual problems?
Sometimes a man may feel that he wants greater and longer control over his ejaculation. He may be having problems having intercourse at all, because erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation. Sex therapy addresses those issues through medical referral and frank discussion augmented by teaching ejaculatory control techniques.
Sex Therapy issues and problems addressed in my Denver Sex Therapy Practice: