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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 River Grove, the suburbs of River Grove, other nearby places such as Franklin Park, Melrose Park, or anywhere else in Illinois, 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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Embrace what we feel plague us. From overthinking, hyper-sensitivity around emotions to obsession; there's strength in all of these things. We'll use inner child/reparenting + attachment-style work to help you better understand yourself & your needs.

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I adapt to what works best for my clients. I often use somatic experiencing, mindfulness-based CBT, emotion-focused therapy and exposure therapy to support my clients. We'll do frequent check-in's to ensure we're on a path to progress.

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Together we'll use the model of IFS/parts work. We will work together to change how you feel about yourself. We’ll find the self-compassion, caring that you have inside of you and over time you'll be able to see your innate gifts.

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My approach is to assist you in learning about your feelings and needs. I am down to earth, and provide a warm & supportive environment.

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