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Find Sex Addiction Therapists & Counselors in Bell Gardens, 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 Bell Gardens, the suburbs of Bell Gardens, other nearby places such as Montebello, Pico Rivera, 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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Eric van der Voort
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Work to find ways you can better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge your unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and journey toward pursuing more pleasure in your life!


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Work to find ways you can better manage stress and painful feelings, examine and challenge your unhelpful thinking, explore new ways of interacting with yourself and others, and journey toward pursuing more pleasure in your life!

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Active, collaborative, empowering, kink-affirming, and evidence-based. I draw primarily from CBT, Motivational Interviewing, ACT, DBT, psychodynamic, humanistic, and sex therapy models when conceptualizing and treating individuals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Acute Grief
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Issues
  • Compulsive Sexuality / Hypersexuality
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Front Line Workers
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • grief
  • Grief counseling
  • Guilt
  • Healthcare workers
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Kink Community
  • Out of Control Sexual Behavior
  • Pornography Addiction
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sex problems
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Health Issues
  • Sexual Issues
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Substance Use issues
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Dakota Westlake
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Learn how codependency develops and how to manage it with healthy boundaries, how to embrace and love who we are even if others don’t, and how to cope with trauma triggers, build up your resiliency, and learn internal skills to promote healing.


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Learn how codependency develops and how to manage it with healthy boundaries, how to embrace and love who we are even if others don’t, and how to cope with trauma triggers, build up your resiliency, and learn internal skills to promote healing.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use mindfulness, DBT, CBT, and ACT frequently in sessions. However, for me the most important part is that we keep it real and we go from there to find healing. That isn't always done with all the interventions, sometimes it's about being present.

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  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Codependency
  • Communication Skills
  • Empowering women
  • Enabling Behavior
  • Family trauma
  • LGBTQ+
  • People Pleasing
  • Relationship Addiction
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-love
  • Trauma Recovery
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Dakota Westlake remote and phone therapy in California, Florida
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Corrina Levine
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We will work toward managing your daily stressors by diving deep in to core issues, as well as rationally work through your emotions and decision making skills throughout the process. ~ You do not have to walk this road of self-improvement alone!


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We will work toward managing your daily stressors by diving deep in to core issues, as well as rationally work through your emotions and decision making skills throughout the process. ~ You do not have to walk this road of self-improvement alone!

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In our therapy sessions, I hope to assist you in learning coping skills for your anxious or depressed moods, create safety plans to feel more secure in the future, learn healthy boundaries, and work toward regaining security and power over your life.

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  • Adjusting
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Relationship Skills
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
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Mercedes Samudio
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find your unique path to a healthier self that will be reflected in how you connect to your parental identity, increasing your emotional and mental strengths and ensuring healthy development for your children.


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find your unique path to a healthier self that will be reflected in how you connect to your parental identity, increasing your emotional and mental strengths and ensuring healthy development for your children.

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I believe in transformative sustainable change that disrupts what others believe to be true about who you are as a person and a parent - through offering mental wellness intensives to parents bringing awareness to parental identity development.

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  • Confidence and Self-worth
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Parental Identity Development
  • Parenting
  • Parenting Issues
  • Postitive Parenting
  • Reparenting Yourself
  • Trauma
  • Trauma EMDR
  • Trauma Recovery
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Mercedes Samudio remote and phone therapy in California, Indiana
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Maral Malekian
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work through any stressors that are coming in the way of living your best life. Building self-esteem and self-worth, our goal will be to make you feel empowered.


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Together, we will:

work through any stressors that are coming in the way of living your best life. Building self-esteem and self-worth, our goal will be to make you feel empowered.

Something to know about my approach is:

Together we come up with ways to combat underlying thought patterns making you feel stuck. I will provide you with tools to help you become your best authentic self, guiding you through, grounding and meditation exercises to feel more empowered.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • brink of divorce
  • Child Abuse
  • Childhood Trauma
  • children of divorce
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Empowering women
  • Infidelity
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from abuse
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-Worth
  • Sexual Issues
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Women's Identity/Image
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Maral  Malekian  remote and phone therapy in California