RELATIONSHIP & SEX THERAPY
Affirmative Psychotherapy for Individuals, Couples, Groups, and Families
Grant Gordin, LMFT, MA, M.Ed
"Sex plays an extraordinarily important part in our lives because it is perhaps the only deep, firsthand experience we have." - Jiddu Krishnamurti
What Is It?
Sex therapy refers to the exploration and treatment of a wide range of presenting problems within the field of human sexuality. Just like in traditional psychotherapy or counseling, you sit in your chair, I sit in mine, and we talk about what's going on for you. Unlike traditional therapy, however, I intend to offer you safety, power, and permission to discuss your experiences, hopes, desires, and concerns pertaining to sex and sexuality. Here, you are both encouraged to view your sexual life on center stage and empowered to reshape the kind of sexual life you want to live with the guidance of a therapist with years of clinical training and education
in sexuality, a topic often barely (if at all) covered in most mental health
programs and settings.
While sex therapy is most often associated with the treatment of sexual
"dysfunctions" in men and women in relationships, it can absolutely benefit
individuals, couples, or larger groups struggling with any number of concerns
with regards to sex and sexuality. Sex is with us from the womb until the
tomb. It knows no borders, be they age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender,
sexual orientation, disability, or relationship status. Whether you are an
individual struggling with your gender or sexual identity, a couple looking to
spice up or redefine a waning sexual relationship, or a larger group interested
in creating new strategies for fostering safety in the relationship, sex therapy
can be a wonderful tool to aid in your journey toward exploring, expressing,
and embracing your sexual and intimate life.
Feel free to see the Frequency Asked Questions section to learn more about
what to expect from a sex therapist.