Despite all the sexual hype in the media, most people find it difficult to talk about problems in their sex life. Many couples and individuals find that talking to an experienced and qualified psychosexual therapist can help them talk about and resolve their problems. In fact, according to Relate, 93% of clients who see a psychosexual therapist report that their sexual relationships become significantly better.
Psychosexual therapy is the new name for sex therapy as many sexual problems are rooted in our thoughts, emotions and habits.
Sex therapy can help you with problems such as lack of desire, erectile dysfunction, pain on intercourse, inability to orgasm, or if you and your partner have got out of the habit of having sex, perhaps after illness or the birth of a child.
Increasingly people are seeking help for compulsive sexual thoughts or porn use.
Where there is a specific sexual disorder, I may suggest that you see your GP, to rule out or investigate any underlying medical conditions.
Sometimes sexual difficulties are a symptom of unresolved conflicts within the relationship and these conflicts will need to be explored in counselling.