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Find Sex Addiction Therapists & Counselors in Riverside, IL.

 

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 Riverside, the suburbs of Riverside, other nearby places such as Berwyn, Hines, 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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Ariel Sheeger
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change the way you run your life. So often, clients come in with one or two acute issues and find that our work together improves so many other areas of life!


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change the way you run your life. So often, clients come in with one or two acute issues and find that our work together improves so many other areas of life!

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I value transparency and collaboration. We are here to strengthen your resilience, guide you toward honesty, and a higher sense of self. Also, we may even laugh together from time to time.

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Explore the emotional stress and setbacks that have a tremendous impact on how we view ourselves and our lives. Help you explore, understand, and overcome your obstacles and start living a life filled with promise, hope, and possibility.


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Explore the emotional stress and setbacks that have a tremendous impact on how we view ourselves and our lives. Help you explore, understand, and overcome your obstacles and start living a life filled with promise, hope, and possibility.

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Using a holistic approach focused on connecting the mind, body, and spirit, I help you connect with your higher purpose and experience life free from emotional pain. I offer compassionate services that help you live a happier more rewarding life.

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Teresa Stire
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Through the process of therapy, we will work together to help you increase awareness of your own emotions and help you learn safe and effective ways to express your thoughts., navigate transitions and become the best version of yourself.


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Through the process of therapy, we will work together to help you increase awareness of your own emotions and help you learn safe and effective ways to express your thoughts., navigate transitions and become the best version of yourself.

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I realize that starting therapy can be a vulnerable and sometimes intimidating experience, which is why I work to create a safe space where you and I can work collaboratively to explore your concerns and help get you "unstuck".

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Together we will explore areas of emotional regulation, self worth, identity, problem-solving skills, communication skills, conflict resolution skills, and psychoeducation on various topics as they arise.


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Together we will explore areas of emotional regulation, self worth, identity, problem-solving skills, communication skills, conflict resolution skills, and psychoeducation on various topics as they arise.

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I utilize a compassionate, direct, trauma-informed, and culturally sensitive approach to partner with clients to find healing and wholeness in their personal journeys. I believe in a holistic perspective to address the client's concerns.

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Meg Coyne
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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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Together, we will:

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.

Something to know about my approach is:

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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