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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. 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 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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Michal Rogers
Together, we will:

Address the problems you a facing today with the strengths you already have, look for unhelpful thought patterns and create a plan of action to address them, and have open conversations free from judgement.


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Together, we will:

Address the problems you a facing today with the strengths you already have, look for unhelpful thought patterns and create a plan of action to address them, and have open conversations free from judgement.

Something to know about my approach is:

Strengths-based: Let's identify the strengths you already have & use them to accomplish your goals Client-centered: You know you best! I'm here as a facilitator not a director Evidenced-based: I love to geek out on data & use science

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Asexuality
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Healthy Sexuality
  • Kink
  • LGBTQ+
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Issues
  • Sexual Orientation
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Michal Rogers remote and phone therapy in California
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Erik Metzger
Together, we will:

I commend you for channeling your strength and wisdom into positive action. Asking for assistance and implementing new life skills is not easy; now is your time to achieve a respite from shame, guilt, and self-criticism.


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Together, we will:

I commend you for channeling your strength and wisdom into positive action. Asking for assistance and implementing new life skills is not easy; now is your time to achieve a respite from shame, guilt, and self-criticism.

Something to know about my approach is:

I have worked with adults, teens, couples and families for the past ten years. Allow me to work with you on achieving insight(s) about the origins and solutions to anxiety, depression, anger, substance abuse, behavioral addictions, and work issues.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Anger Management
  • Exercise
  • Fitness/Weight Loss Goals
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Intimacy
  • Mindfulness meditation and spirituality
  • Nutrition
  • Partners & Family of Addiction
  • Pornography Addiction
  • Sex Addiction
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Erik Metzger remote and phone therapy in California
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Arielle Manganiello
Together, we will:

Our work includes making meaning of your experiences and relationships. Through our work, patterns and struggles become illuminated and change becomes possible. The goal is to release that which is no longer yours to carry and align with authenticity


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Together, we will:

Our work includes making meaning of your experiences and relationships. Through our work, patterns and struggles become illuminated and change becomes possible. The goal is to release that which is no longer yours to carry and align with authenticity

Something to know about my approach is:

We are in this therapeutic dance together and I look forward to guiding you into living the life you desire and making the changes you wish to see. You can expect talk psychotherapy, mindfulness, meditation, as well as daily routines and practices.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Patterns
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Arielle Manganiello remote and phone therapy in California, Pennsylvania
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Tracy Shapiro
Together, we will:

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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Together, we will:

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
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LaToya Cheathon
Together, we will:

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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Picture of LaToya Cheathon, therapist in California, Georgia, North Carolina
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Together, we will:

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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LaToya Cheathon remote and phone therapy in California, Georgia, North Carolina