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Can Sex Therapists Prescribe Meds?

No. But we do work closely with medical professionals to determine whether prescription drugs might help our joint patients. Sex therapists work at the juncture of social, medical and psychological treatments for anxiety, depression and sexual performance issues. Our work with prescribed medications often involves...

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Answers to Your Questions about Couples Therapy

Drifting away from your partner and want to move closer? Finding couples counseling in Charlotte is relatively easy because the area has many professionals to choose from. When to Call the Therapist It works best to get help when you’re not yet at the breaking...

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Getting Marriage Help

If your marriage or committed relationship is in crisis, don’t give up until you have met with a sex therapist. Even if they cannot save your union, they will be able to help you plan for a “good” divorce. Most marriages need a little tweak...

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Questions Couples Ask Sex Therapists Most Often

My clients want to know: If they are normal If they can learn to orgasm How to bring their partner to orgasm If their penis is smaller than average What to do when their partner doesn’t want to have sex If you have any of...

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Sex Therapy Homework

All sex therapists assign homework to help couples practice behaviors discussed in therapy designed to build intimacy. Talking The first assignment usually involves communication. Being open and honest can be a big hurdle, but a good therapist will help you feel safe sharing sexual wants...

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Your Pelvic Floor and Your Sex Life

The pelvic floor is a group of muscles at the base of the pelvis. With pelvic floor dysfunction, a person cannot correctly use these muscles–needed to urinate and defecate. Women with this condition can feel pain during intercourse; men sometimes have trouble getting or keeping...

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Do People Have Sex in their Sex Therapist’s Office?

Never. Sex therapists can be marital counselors, doctors of psychiatry, psychologists or clinical social workers who help with sexual issues through cognitive behavioral therapy. They do not perform sex acts with clients or ask clients to perform sex acts in their offices. Most sex therapists...

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Common Issues Sex Therapists Address

Many bedroom issues are very common. Here are a few: Couples whose libidos don’t match This is the most common issue people bring to my Charlotte sex therapy practice. One partner wants more sex than the other, or wants it in a different way. When...

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When You Want Sex Therapy, but Your Partner Won’t Go

It is common for one partner to deny there is a problem. In that situation, I recommend the person wanting help come to couples sex therapy on their own. Waiting for your partner to change their mind is a bad idea. The problem will not...

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Sex Therapy vs. Couples Therapy

Is sex therapy the same thing as couples therapy or marriage counseling? In a word, no. Not all people who work with couples are sex therapists, nor does every sex therapist work with couples. If you feel you need therapy, choose a therapist suited to...

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