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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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Bee Cook
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We'll explore your relationships, attachments, sense of self, and how past experiences still impact you today. I'm happy to support those undergoing major life transitions, working through trauma, navigating identity questions, or seeking growth.


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We'll explore your relationships, attachments, sense of self, and how past experiences still impact you today. I'm happy to support those undergoing major life transitions, working through trauma, navigating identity questions, or seeking growth.

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In our work together, you can expect a warm, nonjudgmental presence as we explore your inner world. I offer a space where all parts of you are welcome, even those you've tried to push away. My goal is for you to feel truly seen, heard, and understood

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Kristen Schaer
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create an environment where I decenter myself as an expert and strongly endeavor to foster a person-centered, hope-based, bio-psycho-social minded, collaborative experience.


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create an environment where I decenter myself as an expert and strongly endeavor to foster a person-centered, hope-based, bio-psycho-social minded, collaborative experience.

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I’ve worked with a variety of populations, including LGBTQIA, trans, neurodivergent, kinky, polyamorous, disabled, and asexual. Anti-racism, decolonization, and the impact of intergenerational trauma are at the core of my practice.

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Kate Hall
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Dive into what brings you to therapy and build a therapeutic relationship that allows for your authenticity, self-expression, and exploration.

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My style is strengths-based and person-centered; I approach therapy with a great deal of creativity, curiosity, and respect for who you are and what you want to get from our work together.

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Get you to a place where you can identify your strengths, recognize your short and long-term goals, know where to start, feel more empowered and balanced.


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Get you to a place where you can identify your strengths, recognize your short and long-term goals, know where to start, feel more empowered and balanced.

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My approach is very relational and strength-based. I work hard at establishing rapport and trust. I draw a lot from feminist and multicultural psychology. I often provide psycho-ed about self-compassion and challenging automatic negative thoughts.

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Angela Ferrara
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In our sessions together, we will explore the thoughts and emotions that feel the most pressing to you. We will help make sense of your world and process the reoccurring feelings, mindsets, and behaviors that you're unsure how to change.


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In our sessions together, we will explore the thoughts and emotions that feel the most pressing to you. We will help make sense of your world and process the reoccurring feelings, mindsets, and behaviors that you're unsure how to change.

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I offer a unique combination of depth-oriented therapy and skills-based training in my practice. Our work will be pragmatically focused as well as exploratory of the underlying cause of the issue for long-term growth.

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