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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.

Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, 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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Priya works with individuals from all cultures and backgrounds who feel dissatisfied or uneasy as an individual or within their relationships.

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Therapy can be an intimidating process, and our goal is to provide an open, safe environment to help instill support, understanding and empowerment throughout your therapeutic journey.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Anxiety in Relationships
  • Conscious Uncoupling
  • Couples
  • Couples Sex Therapy
  • Functional Anxiety
  • Life Adjustment
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Relationship Trauma
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sibling Relationships
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Create the safe relationship needed to work through the craziness that is life. I have a love for creating safe space for folx that often find it elusive, particularly those who identify as gender, sexuality, or relationship diverse (GSRD).


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Create the safe relationship needed to work through the craziness that is life. I have a love for creating safe space for folx that often find it elusive, particularly those who identify as gender, sexuality, or relationship diverse (GSRD).

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Flexibility: People are so different. Every experience and every belief shapes the lens through which we view the world. This is why I stay flexible and keep an ever-growing clinical toolbox so that I can have as many options for clients as possible.

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  • Gender Transition in Families
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  • Sex Workers
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Work on immediate concerns and address past and future concerns. My approach combines EMDR, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and solution-based therapy.


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Work on immediate concerns and address past and future concerns. My approach combines EMDR, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and solution-based therapy.

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I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to ask for help. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and work with you.

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Find insight, strategies, and tools to make positive changes in your life. Feel a strong sense of connection, respect, and an overall feeling of being understood from where you are right now on this journey we're taking together.

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My theoretical orientation is that of an Integrative approach: guiding clients toward seeing themselves as consisting of physical, psychological, mental, and spiritual components joining together as a whole.

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Evaluate what led you to the present, explore themes from your past, learn about patterns in your life you'd like to change, better understand relationships you have and how you'd like to improve them, help heal from past trauma to be your best self

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I can help you to uncover what's under the surface, accept you for who you are, foster hope. and help you heal from your past while managing the present. I have empathy for others and bring warmth and understanding to sessions.

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  • Abuse
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  • Cultural Trauma
  • Developing Secure Attachment
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Developmental Trauma
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  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Family Trauma
  • Financial Stress
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  • Grief
  • Grief from Losing a Pet
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  • Parental Burnout
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  • Parenting Skills
  • Perfectionism
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  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss
  • Prolonged Grief Disorder
  • PTSD from Abuse
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  • Relationship Distress
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  • Religious Trauma
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