Clarity Counseling Seattle, P.S.

What exactly do you do in sex therapy?

Compass pointing to the word Solution Sex therapy works just like a typical individual or couples therapy session - the focus is just on sex-related topics and is conducted by a therapist who is highly trained in this area. Clients are helped to talk through and understand the causes of their sex or intimacy challenges, as well as the known solutions to these particular issues. Homework exercises are often given, as well as educational materials that help to bring the issue to its resolution.

Sex Therapy Governed by the AASECT

Sex therapy treatment is governed by the American Association of Sexual Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Sex Therapy does not ever involve physical instruction or observation of a sex act by the therapist. Sometimes folks have the misperception that there is any type of sexual activity that occurs in the therapy office, which is absolutely untrue. Persons participating in the session will always be clothed and maintain professional boundaries at all times.

Client Testimonial:Give it a Chance

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Client Testimonial:Leaving Appreciative

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