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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 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 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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Identify your values and sense of self. This is the foundation to align your actions, relationships, and dreams with your authenticity. We may do trauma work, parts work, attachment work, etc. to build on that foundation towards the life you deserve.


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Identify your values and sense of self. This is the foundation to align your actions, relationships, and dreams with your authenticity. We may do trauma work, parts work, attachment work, etc. to build on that foundation towards the life you deserve.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a liberationist personally and professionally. I'm invested in de-pathologizing our experiences and deconstructing harmful social norms of oppression and restriction. Your core self is innately worthy and valid, but it may be hidden or shielded.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Authenticity
  • Clinician Supervision
  • Complex Trauma
  • Gender Identity
  • Hearing Voices
  • Neurodivergence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexuality
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Krista Mancarella
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Together, we will work through what brings you to therapy. We may have some tough discussions . While there may be tears, there will be warmth, smiles, and even some laughter as we help you grown and learn together.


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Together, we will work through what brings you to therapy. We may have some tough discussions . While there may be tears, there will be warmth, smiles, and even some laughter as we help you grown and learn together.

Something to know about my approach is:

I leave the door open for you to talk about whatever is on your mind and you need my help with. I will offer you feedback, hold you accountable, and celebrate your successes with you every step of the way!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety in Relationships
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Communication Skills
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Low Sex Drive
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Sex Anxiety
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Olivia Kraus
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Identify what you value, what fulfills you, and what gives you a sense of purpose. From there, we will figure out what you can do to build the life (including the kind of relationships) you want.


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Identify what you value, what fulfills you, and what gives you a sense of purpose. From there, we will figure out what you can do to build the life (including the kind of relationships) you want.

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By helping you understand how you came to think, feel, and behave as you do now, we can cultivate self-acceptance, harness your strengths, develop effective coping skills, and help you live in a way that is congruent with your own values and goals.

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  • Anxiety
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  • Boundaries
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  • Cultural Identity
  • Depression
  • Emotional Intimacy
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  • Identity
  • Interpersonal Difficulties
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  • Life Transitions
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  • Men
  • Mild Depression
  • Mind-Body Connection
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  • Mood Regulation
  • Professional Women
  • Relationships
  • Reparenting Yourself
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Self-Awareness
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Expression
  • Self-Worth
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Tech Workers
  • Values
  • Women
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Workplace Issues
  • Young Adults
  • Young Professionals
  • Young Women
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Olivia Kraus remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North...
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Dan Walinsky
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Build an authentic relationship within which we will explore areas of frustration, disconnect, or stuckness in your life. We may explore how todays problems stem from ways that we learned to manage life in the past that no longer serve us well.


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Together, we will:

Build an authentic relationship within which we will explore areas of frustration, disconnect, or stuckness in your life. We may explore how todays problems stem from ways that we learned to manage life in the past that no longer serve us well.

Something to know about my approach is:

The relationship that we create together supports growth, exploration, and development. I've spent the past 10 years training therapists. These experiences have helped me to learn and understand how different approaches to therapy can helpful.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Counseling
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Gender Identity
  • Identity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Polyamory
  • Sexual Orientation
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Dan Walinsky remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North...
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Marci Burroughs
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We will work work to identify and understand the roots of your issues and build the skills set to actively work toward getting you on the path toward the life and relationships you want to have.


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We will work work to identify and understand the roots of your issues and build the skills set to actively work toward getting you on the path toward the life and relationships you want to have.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am an AASECT certified sex therapist, Gottman level 2 and EMDR trained. With couples, I do an intensive assessment to identify therapeutic needs/inform treatment recommendations. I combine talk therapy with experiential exercises and Homework.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Consensual Non-Monogamy
  • Couples
  • Couples Sex Therapy
  • Mismatched Sex Drives
  • Relationships
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  • Sexual Trauma
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Marci Burroughs remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, No...