Sexuality and intimacy are vital ingredients of a healthy relationship. For many people, a sexual relationship is the most fulfilling, exciting and intimate encounter they have with another person. If, however, the sexual relationship is not going so well, then the feelings and pleasures of giving and receiving sexual enjoyment very often becomes a source of frustration, conflict, distress and sadness.
The process of Psychosexual Counselling helps individuals and couples to discover the source of the problem, gain insight and develop techniques for overcoming their sexual difficulties or reignite the intimacy they once had. It may be a problem they had for a long time or it might be something that’s developed after a previously good sex life. Some individuals may know exactly what has caused their particular problem – or like many, they may be mystified.
Side-by-Side Psychosexual Counsellors will immediately put you at ease. While talking about such an intimate part of your life, can feel awkward; please be assured that Psychosexual Counsellors are sensitive and professional. Psychosexual Counsellors are trained to assess the concerns and design a treatment program to enable you to overcome your sexual-intimacy issues. The programs are structured in a way to allow small steps to help couples re-engage with each other and will encourage open non-blaming communication between partners.
Moreover psychosexual counsellings are excellent to reignite the love, intimacy and enjoyment in relationships. If you feel your life is getting a bit stale and bored, this will be of immense help.
Issues that get in the way of Sex and Intimacy
- Body image
- Lack of emotional Intimacy
- Beliefs about sexual acts
- Religious beliefs
- Alcohol or Drug Use
- Unrealistic expectations about how your body or your partner’s body works
- Unrealistic or too many conditions for sexual intimacy
- Child Birth
- Stress at work
- Medications for psychiatric issues or physical health issues (SSRIs, Cardiac medication and others)
- Unresolved conflict in the marriage
- Anger and Resentment
- Not finding your partner attractive any more
- Issues of Power
- Childhood Trauma
- Lack of desire and libido
- Premature or retarded ejaculation
- Sex addiction
- Compulsive use of pornography
If you need to work through a significant sexual concern please let us know on point of contact. This will help us assign specific relationship professionals who focus on Psychosexual Counselling.
Contact us to learn more about Psychosexual Counselling.