Sex is an unavoidable and sometimes tricky part of adult life. It is a necessity for most, thought of many times during the day, yet rarely discussed seriously, even among close friends. Sex is the closest form of intimacy, and when there are issues or problems, the couple can feel distant and experience friction. Or maybe you aren’t in a relationship at all, and you are simply trying to deal with your own sexual history or issues.
For many, a painful sexual history, a confusing sexual issue, or a complicated sexual relationship overshadow their daily life and mental health. This is where Thriveworks Silver Spring counselors and therapists can be very helpful. Our clinicians will help you in overcoming any issue you bring to our office – they are experienced, educated professionals, ready to partner with you for the betterment of your emotional and psychological health.
Sexual Issues Vary from Person To Person
Sexual disorders and issues vary widely. Some common types of sexual issues include:
- Sexual orientation
- Anxiety about sex or sexual performance
- Body image issues
- Sex addiction
- Promiscuity or unfaithfulness
- Lack of sexual desire
- Conflicting sexual needs and wants in a relationship
- Sexual abuse or rape recovery
- Sexual impulses and compulsions
This is a general list of common sexual issues, but it is certainly not an exhaustive or complete list. If your personal problem is not featured on the list above, Thriveworks Silver Spring sex therapists are still equipped and able to walk on this journey with you. We will help you identify the root of your problem, develop a plan for improvement and understanding, and then will help you monitor your success in finding victory over this problem.
How Can Sex Therapy Help Me?
When a couple’s sexual relationship is not easy or comfortable, their relationship suffers in other areas. A lack of closeness, intimacy, and an overall dwindling connection can result. It is often difficult to determine whether a couple’s sexual issues developed before or rather a result of additional relationship problems. A Thriveworks sex therapist or couples counselor can help navigate these issues and identify the root of sexual problems. For many people, trauma from their childhood or past relationships cause difficulties in future relationships. When you are able to honestly deal with the pain from the past, you can begin to overcome sexual issues in a new relationship. Thriveworks Silver Spring counselors and therapists are willing to help you progress through these issues.
For the majority of children, their sexual knowledge tends to be limited if existent at all. But sometimes, tragically, this is not the case. Whether you have a child that has been a victim of sexual abuse, or you were abused or traumatized as a child and now are an adult struggling with the reminder, we have help available. This is a sensitive situation and having the ability to fully disclose and trust that your private information is kept safe is crucial. We assure you that Thriveworks Silver Spring is a trustworthy choice.
Schedule an Appointment with Thriveworks Silver Spring
How long have you cared for others, while ignoring your own pain? It is time to take care of yourself. We know that seeking counseling is an important decision and one you may have been considering for quite some time. When you are finally ready to reach out for help, we are ready to join you. At Thriveworks Silver Spring we want to be ready when you are ready to make a change.
We pride ourselves on a “no waiting list” policy. In most cases, we have appointments available within 24 hours for new clients. It would be our honor to walk with you on this journey of healing and personal growth. Call Thriveworks Silver Spring today to schedule your appointment. (202) 478-9619.