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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 Joplin, the suburbs of Joplin, other nearby places such as Rogers, Bentonville, or anywhere else in Missouri, 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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I'm gentle, but truthful. I will challenge you, but always strive to make it in a way that works for YOU. We're all different. Therapy should be as unique as you are. I love to integrate creative activities or interventions into our sessions.

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Psychodynamic therapy/analysis explores psychic tangles that hold us back from fully living. My approach acknowledges that sometimes, we all could use some help shining a light into those vexing patterns that repeat despite ourselves.

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I am open-minded and progressive, intent on helping all clients feel comfortable and get the most out of the therapy process. Therapy should be a safe, non-judgmental space for all and I strive to make that a priority in our therapeutic relationship.

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The therapy process begins with trust and rapport building. I will learn what issues brought you to therapy and what you hope to accomplish through a collaborative approach to healing and change.

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I provide a client-centered and holistic approach to therapy. I will utilize attachment-based theories and techniques and other modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness strategies.

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