Sex Therapy therapists in Amagansett, New York NY
Whether single or coupled, the quality of our sex lives (both in fantasy and in reality) impacts our overall well-being and enjoyment of life. Perhaps you wish to resolve repressions that have held you back or you want to better understand your sexual history and how it shaped your current sex and fantasy life. Often stemming from repressed and hidden wishes, fears and desires, old memories of past hurts and blockages to having an enjoyable sex life can be freed up in the process of talk therapy where putting all thoughts and feelings into language allows us to become conscious of our internal lives which includes our sexual selves. In our work together, I will help you examine the conflicts and old identifications and narratives that stand in the way of having a greater sex life so that you can move toward a state of increased freedom and acceptance of all parts of yourself, including your sex life.
12 Years Experience
Sex therapy is a form of counseling intended to help individuals and couples resolve sexual difficulties, such as performance anxiety or relationship problems. I support couples in restoring trust, rebuilding intimacy, and reigniting healthy, passionate sex. Some choose to attend sessions alone; others bring their partner with them. Session frequency and length usually depend on the client and the type of problem being addressed. Sexual health is an essential part of overall emotional and physical well-being. But if you’re experiencing a sexual problem, the last thing you probably want to do is talk about it. However, you aren't alone! 43 percent of women and 31 percent of men report some degree of sexual dysfunction. Sex therapy is a type of psychotherapy that also takes into account possible physical problems. For this reason (among others), sex therapy requires special training. When a couple comes in with a sexual problem, we try to figure out how each of them could be contributing to the issue. We examine what is going on, gradually interpret this in the context of their sexual history/experiences, tease apart cultural/societal influences, and come up with solutions Sex therapy utilizes a variety of approaches to treat sexual dysfunction. In addition to the techniques outlined by Masters and Johnson, sex therapy includes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), emotion-based therapy, and couples communication techniques. It’s important to know that sex therapy sessions do not involve any physical contact or sexual activity. I usually assign “homework”—practical activities that clients are expected to complete in the privacy of their own home.
10 Years Experience
Pre-Licensed Professional, LMSW
There's so much shame and taboo connected to sex. The first element of being able to work on anything related to sex is creating comfort and removing that shame. In the therapy room with me, we can talk about whatever is bringing you in for sex therapy and a non-judgmental and excepting space. We can explore your sexuality with curiosity. I am a sex positive, kink affirming, and ethical non-monogamy affirming therapist.
0 Years Experience
My background and training is in helping you talk more openly and comfortably about sex, whether that is issues related to sex or just wanting to feel like sex is more integrated into your life. I provide a warm, comfortable, consistently affirming space where you can develop the language to communicate about your needs and desires. Our sessions will help you have more fulfilling, connected, pleasurable relationships with yourself and your partner or partners.
9 Years Experience
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMHC, MHC-LP
Several of our clinicians have specialized training and experience in sex therapy.
11 Years Experience