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Find Sex Addiction Therapists & Counselors in Antioch, CA.

 

Many people become addicted to sex as a way to cope with stress, low self-esteem, and even trauma. When this happens, sex becomes an unhealthy coping mechanism that can actually get in the way of healing.

Do you feel a constant craving for sex is negatively affecting your life and relationships? If so, seeking sex addiction treatment is a logical next step to take. A sex counselor can help you discover the causes of your addiction so that you can set limits and improve your life.

Whether you are located in downtown Antioch, the suburbs of Antioch, other nearby places such as Concord, Pittsburg, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Should Consider Sex Addiction Treatment

Here are some signs that you may have a sex addiction and should consider therapy:

  • You have repeated affairs.
  • You feel you must continually push the envelope in order to be satisfied sexually.
  • You feel disgusted after you engage in sexual behavior.
  • You turn to sex or masturbation as the primary way to cope with stress.
  • You get in trouble with the law because of risky sexual behavior.
  • You hire prostitutes to satisfy your frequent sexual appetite.

To learn more, read licensed therapist Victoria Haag’s article about sex addiction and how to tell if therapy is right for you.

Beat Sex Addiction with the Help of a Sex Counselor

A sex counselor can help you understand your behavior, the origins of your addiction, and what you need to do to stop it. They can also hold you accountable to make the changes you say you want.

If you’re ready for a change, reaching out for counseling is an excellent option. Mental Health Match can help by matching you with a sex therapist near you. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Kambria Caldwell
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Work together to explore realistic goals that make life worth living. I’m happy to be a listening ear, sounding board for you or to be more directive with recommendations and solutions that best fit your individual needs. Can’t wait to chat!


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Work together to explore realistic goals that make life worth living. I’m happy to be a listening ear, sounding board for you or to be more directive with recommendations and solutions that best fit your individual needs. Can’t wait to chat!

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Life throws so many twists and turns. It’s great to have someone you can talk to in order help sort out all the problems in a nonjudgmental platform. I incorporate trauma informed practices, using elements of CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, etc.

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Together we will correct the thoughts, interpretations, views, and conclusions that had you risk what you care about in order to get experiences you definitely did not need while telling yourself you were managing risks while actually risking it all


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Together we will correct the thoughts, interpretations, views, and conclusions that had you risk what you care about in order to get experiences you definitely did not need while telling yourself you were managing risks while actually risking it all

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Working with me is knowing you have found a empathetic, knowledgeable, focused, educated, and experienced two decades plus specialist who will help you protect the life you have from further misbehavior of yours and rebuild what you can.

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Brandon Cassels
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Identify what brought you to this page and how I can support you as best as possible. My goal in therapy is to offer my client a fresh outlook and useful tools in order to tackle life’s challenges with increased confidence and grace.


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Identify what brought you to this page and how I can support you as best as possible. My goal in therapy is to offer my client a fresh outlook and useful tools in order to tackle life’s challenges with increased confidence and grace.

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I approach therapy in a down-to-earth fashion, helping my clients identify what is and what is not working well for them in their lives.

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Johana M. de Oca, LMFT
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Identify stressors, process emotional pain, ease anxieties and/or sadness caused by experiences, work through attachment issues and relationship problems that may come from trauma. Gain awareness, learn supportive coping tools, healing emotionally.

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I tend to begin with a more directive and structured approach when I am exploring with you the root of the problem. This is because we need to have a deeper understanding. I utilize CBT, Psychodynamic, Client Centered, and a more Holistic approach.

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Eric van der Voort
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Find ways for you to better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and create more purpose & pleasure in your life (both in & out of the bedroom)!


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Find ways for you to better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and create more purpose & pleasure in your life (both in & out of the bedroom)!

Something to know about my approach is:

As a psychologist, I am collaborative, empowering, kink-affirming, and evidence-based. An eclectic provider, I draw from CBT, Motivational Interviewing, ACT, psychodynamic, humanistic, and sex therapy models when working with patients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Anxiety
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