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Sex can be a confusing issue for many people and relationships. It’s often difficult to talk about and associated with shame. That’s where a licensed sex therapist can help. A sex therapist can help you understand the psychological and physical issues that affect your sexual life and desires.

If you’re experiencing any frustrations, confusion, or anxiety pertaining to sex, a licensed sex therapist can be instrumental in resolving them. Whether you are located in downtown Merced, the suburbs of Merced, other nearby places such as Modesto, Ceres, 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 Need a Sex Therapist

We often keep sexual matters to ourselves, but that can make problems worse. There are times when you definitely should seek the guidance of a sex therapist:

  • You experience sexual dysfunction, such as low libido, anorgasmia, premature ejaculation, or erectile dysfunction.
  • You are in a committed relationship and are dissatisfied with your sex life.
  • Your sex drive is abnormally high or low.
  • You think about sex all day long.
  • You feel lost or confused on the topic of sex.
  • You’ve been a victim of sexual abuse.
  • You are unsure of your sexual attractions and desires.

Sex therapy from a licensed sex therapist is a promising treatment for sexual issues and frustrations. And you don’t have to wait forever to get started; read this article to find out how to start therapy.

Achieve a Healthy Sex Life with Sex Therapy

You can work through your sexual issues alone with a licensed therapist, or you and your partner(s) can discuss your unique sexual issues together in relationship therapy.

With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified sex therapist is easy! Start by browsing sex experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Rachel Mitchell
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explore and develop understanding of your concerns, deepen emotional connection and awareness, and improve relationship satisfaction. We will craft tools to help you build healthy relationships with family, friends, and partners throughout your life.


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Together, we will:

explore and develop understanding of your concerns, deepen emotional connection and awareness, and improve relationship satisfaction. We will craft tools to help you build healthy relationships with family, friends, and partners throughout your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a variety of approaches combining cognitive and emotional frameworks to identify patterns, thoughts, feelings, and communication styles. I serve as a guide to untangle old habits and build new paths for growth for individuals and relationships.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Alternative Relationships
  • Kink
  • LGBTQ+
  • Open Relationships
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Issues
  • Sexuality
  • Sexual Trauma
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Pamela Ward
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I have no specific themes that I am not open to discuss. My goal is to help my client build resilience and to overcome obstacles.


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I have no specific themes that I am not open to discuss. My goal is to help my client build resilience and to overcome obstacles.

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My approach is to create a professional bond that builds rapport and trust.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief counseling
  • Racial Trauma
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Sexuality
  • Trauma
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Elizabeth Cowell
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Explore your trauma story and get you to a place where it no longer affects your everyday life, help you and your partner communicate more effectively and efficently, and help your family live more peacefully.


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Together, we will:

Explore your trauma story and get you to a place where it no longer affects your everyday life, help you and your partner communicate more effectively and efficently, and help your family live more peacefully.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is influenced by Aaron Beck who founded Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Many people struggle with misconceptions about themselves. These misconceptions are created by the environment. I also use EMDR.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Issues
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Christian Counseling
  • Co-parenting
  • Couples issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Court Ordered Therapy
  • Depression
  • Dermatillomania / Skin Picking / Excoriation
  • Disordered Eating
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family trauma
  • Grief counseling
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Intuitive Eating
  • LGBTQ+
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Parent Coaching
  • Polyamory
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Religious Trauma
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Sexual Trauma
  • supporting LGBT children
  • Trichotillomania / Hair Pulling
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Arielle Manganiello
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make meaning of your experiences and relationships that are important to you. We will work through patterns, and as we do change becomes possible. The goal is to feel better, improve interpersonal relationships, and break patterns.


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Together, we will:

make meaning of your experiences and relationships that are important to you. We will work through patterns, and as we do change becomes possible. The goal is to feel better, improve interpersonal relationships, and break patterns.

Something to know about my approach is:

I treat trauma, anxiety, life transitions, and relationships with a therapeutic approach that aims to meet you where you are. I am trained in several therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Gottman relationships therapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Intimacy
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Coaching
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Exploration and Enhancement
  • Relationship Patterns
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Arielle Manganiello remote and phone therapy in California, Pennsylvania
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Jack May
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I will teach you to take better care of yourself


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I will teach you to take better care of yourself

Something to know about my approach is:

I care deeply about helping others

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Boundaries
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Divorce Coaching
  • Emotional Wellness
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Issues
  • Persistant Depressive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self Regulation
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
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Jack May remote and phone therapy in California