WHAT IS SEXUAL COUNSELING?
Sex therapy also called sexual counseling is intended to help individuals and couples resolve sexual difficulties, such as performance anxiety, orgasmic difficulties, sexual dysfunctions or relationship problems.
A sexual counselor can help you strengthen your relationship by looking at repetitive fights and patterns in your life. They will help you communicate constructively and help you analyze and work through arguments or sexual dysfunctions. A sexual counselor can also help you find the right partner by analyzing your behaviral patterns and core values in life and love. This will help you know what to look for in a partner and lover.
Sexology is the main part of the training of a sexual counselor or sex therapist. They will be specialized in your body's functions and responses. They can help you with any sexual dysfunctions like orgasmic difficulties, low libido, vaginal dryness, chronic pain (vulvodynia), menstrual cramps etc. To learn about your body's responses, needs and sexuality, is crucial for a satisfying sex life.
Self esteem comes form within, and is most often connected to our sexual and social well being. A sexual counselor will guide you in your work, both physically and mentally, to reconnect with yourself and/or your partner, which often resolve other difficulties you might experience in life. Self esteem can help anxiety, tension and pain, not to mention a stronger partnership, higher libido and more frequent orgasms.
A sexual counselor is also someone you can talk to about anything. They are trained in taboos, traumas and sexual assault, and are therefor a person you can talk to about anything without judgement or prejudice. With a deeper understanding of what it means to be a human being, a sexual counselor can be a great talk therapist.