What is Sex Therapy?

Sex therapy is a form of talk therapy designed to help individuals and couples address sexual differences or problems. (Sex therapy involves no exams, touching or nudity.)​

Sex is a basic human need that can be wonderful but can also cause complication and frustration. At times, we need help sorting out feelings, complications from our past or new changes that have impacted our sex lives.

Why do people need Sex therapy?​

​Sex can be a fantastic part of a relationship that brings people together, and it can be confusing and cause conflict.

​Sex therapy can also help individuals address multiple issues related to sex and sexuality.

​In addition, it can help persons in relationships learn to resolve differences, and better communicate about needs and desires.

  • Problems sex therapy can help
  • Pain during sex
  • Low libido
  • Miss matched desires in partners
  • Premature, delayed, and difficult ejaculations
  • Erectile problems
  • History of sexual abuse
  • Recovery from medical procedures or medication
  • Dealing with sex during pregnancy
  • Navigating open relationships
  • Addressing issues related to gender and orientation

If you are looking for help with sex addiction or compulsive sexual behaviors- please see this page.

Sex Therapy and Insurance

Sex Therapy is not typically covered by insurance companies. There are rare occurrences in which a mental health diagnosis is causing distress in the areas of sexual health and may be covered.

If you are concern about covering the cost please speak with Maria about a sliding scale arrangement.

​Call 253-426-0763 for a free 15-minute phone consult.

3318 Bridgeport Way W, Suite 2C
University Place, WA 98466

(253) 426-0763

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