We know — there are so many misconceptions about what really goes on behind those closed sex therapy doors. In your first session, your therapist will likely want to get a sense of the context surrounding your concerns. This can look similar to traditional therapy intakes, with the added focus on sexuality and the concerns you are bringing in. Laura Federico , a licensed clinical social worker in New York who specializes in sex-positive positive approaches to intimacy, agrees. In your first therapy session, a sex therapist may ask you questions around the following topics:. If a medical problem might be involved, your therapist may also take a more detailed medical history or refer you to a physician for an examination or medication management.
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Are you thinking about developing your clinical skills and specializing in sex therapy? Whether you are working with individuals, couples, or groups, it is likely the topic of sex will surface. Many clinicians have minimal if any clinical training in human sexuality. But first, what is sex therapy? As a clinical sexologist, psychotherapist, and certified sex therapist, I encourage you to consider expanding your knowledge in the area of sex therapy.
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There are so many different reasons that people may seek counseling. These reasons can vary from person to person and situation to situation. One such reason people may pursue therapy is for help with sexual concerns.