The therapy process
The therapy process always starts with an in-depth and frank conversation so that I can understand the issues you are facing and get the information I need to formulate a treatment plan that is specific to you.
It is important that I know what you want to get out of therapy and what great sex means to you. This conversation is also a great way to help you get over any embarrassment you may have just talking about sex.
We use the words that are familiar to you and provide a safe judgement-free space so you can tell your story and start to move forward.
For almost everyone therapy has six aspects that are incorporated into sessions.
- Teaching and Education. We may need to bust some myths here. Most people learn about sex from watching porn, or got caught up in the misinformation we picked up as teenagers
- Release any Shame or Guilt. We can help you let this go
- Address Trauma: If there is trauma present we deal it, and remove the painful emotions that are attached to those memories
- Normalise Sexual Function. Getting in touch with sexual feelings and putting you back in charge of your body
- Communication and Connection, which is essential for great sex. Being able to say yes or no, understanding your needs how to express them
- Enjoyment and Permission for Pleasure
How many sessions will I need?
This will vary from person to person, but it is usually between 3 to 6 sessions, which is considerably less than traditional talking sex therapy. Sessions are usually 2 weeks apart.