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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.

Wherever you are located in California from Alameda to Yucaipa or even Montclair, or anywhere else nearby, 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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LaToya Cheathon
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Discuss various areas of your relationship, identify the goals for therapy, and create a safe space for both partners to talk openly.


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Discuss various areas of your relationship, identify the goals for therapy, and create a safe space for both partners to talk openly.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a combination of Emotionally Focused Therapy and the Gottman method when working with couples.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Faith and Spirituality
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Marriage
  • Sex Therapy
  • Stress
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Brianne Billups Hughes
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Look into past into how the culmination of your experiences led you to where you are today. I want to learn about your life and your stories so we can create something new together- a life that you are excited to wake up to every day.


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Look into past into how the culmination of your experiences led you to where you are today. I want to learn about your life and your stories so we can create something new together- a life that you are excited to wake up to every day.

Something to know about my approach is:

I love encouraging people to live the lives of their dreams. You don't have to be stuck like this forever and I have hope that we can help you find joy, pleasure, and freedom with balance, communication and boundaries.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Codependency
  • Couples Therapy
  • Infertility
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pregnancy
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexuality
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Brianne Billups Hughes remote and phone therapy in California
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Laura Picard
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Together we will collaborate to find strategies that work for you to reach your goals and to alleviate symptoms. We will look at your history in depth to build insight and work to get your to better cope with life's struggles.


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Together we will collaborate to find strategies that work for you to reach your goals and to alleviate symptoms. We will look at your history in depth to build insight and work to get your to better cope with life's struggles.

Something to know about my approach is:

Eclectic and open, I use a three prong approach to look at past, present and future. Blending psychodynamic theory, CBT and strength based we can explore attachments, challenge your thought patterns and schemas and build upon your strengths!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Borderline Personality
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Depression
  • Food Allergy Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Love Addiction
  • medical anxiety
  • Narcissist recovery
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (OCSDs)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Trauma Recovery
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Laura Picard remote and phone therapy in California
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Michael DeMarco
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Practical therapeutic tools for daily living and learning to apply those fluently to big-picture concepts and themes in your life.


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Practical therapeutic tools for daily living and learning to apply those fluently to big-picture concepts and themes in your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

We use an engaging, data-driven approach to monitor your progress to make sure what we're doing translates into better lived daily mental health and well-being.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Existential Crisis
  • Existential Issues
  • LGBTQ+
  • Open Relationships
  • Psychedelic Integration
  • Relationship issues
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sex Therapy
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Michael DeMarco remote and phone therapy in California, New York, Utah, Vermont
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Tracy Shapiro
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Some of the schools of psychotherapy I draw from are: Feminist, Narrative, Somatic, IFS, Psychodynamic, and Depth/Jungian. A flexibility in approach helps me meet different needs at different times.


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Some of the schools of psychotherapy I draw from are: Feminist, Narrative, Somatic, IFS, Psychodynamic, and Depth/Jungian. A flexibility in approach helps me meet different needs at different times.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will undoubtedly (and sincerely) smile, nod, and at times ask, “how did that make you feel?” I will also ask other kinds of questions, share my thoughts with you, reflect on patterns that may be emerging, and offer tangible tools.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Artists & Creative Personalities
  • Assertiveness
  • Body Image
  • Chronic Illness
  • Communication Issues
  • Confidence and Self-worth
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • gender exploration
  • grief
  • High Sensitivity
  • Life Transitions
  • Mind Body Issues
  • Neurodivergence
  • Perfectionism
  • Psychedelic Integration
  • Relationships
  • Sexuality
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Tracy Shapiro remote and phone therapy in California