Why sex therapy is so powerful

Why sex therapy is so powerful

Sex therapy is a powerful way to transform your relationship. The most effective and powerful place to develop as a person and to change your relationship is to make the changes required to transform your sex life. It doesn’t usually work the other way around. A lot...
Why I love being a sex therapist

Why I love being a sex therapist

People ask me why I love being a sex therapist. It’s a pretty easy answer for me. I love being a sex therapist because sex is important. First, my work is all about sex. Sex is important. When people are happy with their sex life, it makes up about 20% of their...
Taking a sexual history

Taking a sexual history

Clients that enter sex therapy typically have concerns about their sexual functioning or their sexual relationships, and these concerns are usually related to or influenced by the life story of the individuals involved. Unfolding your story is an important step in...
Certified sex therapist – you need to make sure

Certified sex therapist – you need to make sure

It turns out that lots of people claim to do sex therapy, but it takes research to find a certified sex therapist.  In fact, I think that only the state of Florida regulates who can use that title! Here in Washington, the title of therapist is now defined and...
Grief and loss work in sex therapy

Grief and loss work in sex therapy

Most of sex therapy is not about sex; it is largely about working with grief and loss. This statement hit me hard when I first heard it in graduate school.  I decided on the spot to become a sex therapist. Sex therapy helps deal with the losses that come with illness...