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Find Sex Addiction Therapists & Counselors in Springfield, 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 Springfield, the suburbs of Springfield, other nearby places such as Florissant, Peoria, 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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Aga Grabowski
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Figure out what matters to you most & discover how to live your life in sync with your values and goals. Identify root causes of distress & help you address them. Learn new ways of coping. Improve your relationships. Help you find joy & meaning.


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Together, we will:

Figure out what matters to you most & discover how to live your life in sync with your values and goals. Identify root causes of distress & help you address them. Learn new ways of coping. Improve your relationships. Help you find joy & meaning.

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy works best when you can take what you learn in the session and apply it to your daily life. You come wanting to make changes and my core task is to help you make that happen. My approach is collaborative and tailored to your needs and goals.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Birth trauma
  • Depression
  • EMDR
  • Healthy Sexuality
  • Immigration
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-Worth
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Issues
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trauma Recovery
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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!

Something to know about my approach is:

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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  • Couples issues
  • Kink Community
  • Open Relationships
  • Polyamory
  • Relationship Distress
  • Sexuality
  • Sex worker support
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Ariel Sheeger remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Louisiana, New York
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Sara Miller
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Help to foster communication, managing conflict, and rebuild the foundations of friendship that are vital to the success of any relationship. However, your goals for the relationship are my goals for the relationship.


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Help to foster communication, managing conflict, and rebuild the foundations of friendship that are vital to the success of any relationship. However, your goals for the relationship are my goals for the relationship.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with eclectic approaches including evidenced-based Gottman techniques and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) concepts. I have completed Gottman Method Couples Therapy level 1 and level 2.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Affairs and Cheating
  • Communication Issues
  • Communication Skills
  • Communication Style
  • Couples Counseling
  • Couples issues
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  • Engagement and Marriage
  • Ethical Non-Monogamy
  • Exploring Attachment Styles
  • Infidelity
  • interracial couples
  • Intimacy
  • Love languages
  • Marriage
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  • Relational Communication
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Rachel Mintz
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Combine our knowledge–yours of yourself, and mine of mental health–to reach your goals. We'll talk about what's bringing you into therapy and your life more broadly in order to create a treatment plan that is unique to you.


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Together, we will:

Combine our knowledge–yours of yourself, and mine of mental health–to reach your goals. We'll talk about what's bringing you into therapy and your life more broadly in order to create a treatment plan that is unique to you.

Something to know about my approach is:

My therapeutic approach is holistic and informed by feminist and queer theory. I consider systemic forces, such as oppression, and their impact on your life and on our therapeutic relationship. I encourage feedback and draw upon your strengths.

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  • Anxiety
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  • Trauma Recovery
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Christine Aiello
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Figure out what's feeling off in your sex life, your relationships, or broader areas of your life that aren't feeling right. I'll likely encourage you to be kinder with yourself while helping you clarify what you need to feel better.


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Together, we will:

Figure out what's feeling off in your sex life, your relationships, or broader areas of your life that aren't feeling right. I'll likely encourage you to be kinder with yourself while helping you clarify what you need to feel better.

Something to know about my approach is:

Your mood, relationships, sexual health, mental & physical health, work, and various life transitions are going to impact you in big and small ways. Bring any of these things to therapy and expect caring support and guidance in our sessions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Communication Issues
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Intimacy
  • Low desire issues
  • Relationship Distress
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Issues
  • Women's Issues
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Christine Aiello remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Michigan