At the Center, we often explore a patient's sexual difficulties from a physiological standpoint. At the same time we use the psychosexual intake interview as a foundation for examining what else may be going on in a woman's relationship and sex life.
Sometimes, we observe emotional obstacles to sexual satisfaction that are embedded in the relationship itself, or are part of the emotional state of the patient. We will often suggest that patients see a sex therapist during or after completion of the physical treatment.
Here are some examples of expressions we've heard from patients who see us for sexual issues:
These are some reasons you might want to seek out a sex therapist.
A really good sex therapist will be both an excellent couple's counselor as well as someone with experience dealing with sexual issues. Here are some questions you may want to consider when talking to a potential therapist.
You can search for qualified sex therapists in your area by visiting the AASECT website: http://www.aasect.org/
The Medical Center for Female Sexuality (MCFS) is one of the only treatment centers of its kind in the country. Using unique treatment programs, the MCFS has helped hundreds of women attain the wonderful feeling about themselves and their partners that comes with having a great sex life.
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|"I went into menopause abruptly at age 46 - my period disappeared and never returned. Even though I had once had a robust sex life, gradually I felt sexually numb, dry and neutered... It was upsetting but it seemed we would just have to accept it. Then one day I read an article about the Center for Female Sexuality in the New York Times... I felt, at last, maybe there is something I can do..."
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"I want to make sure you know that I feel very lucky to have found you guys and had an incredible experience working with you, Melissa, and Kathleen. You helped me with my problem like no one else could and I have already told several friends about my experience!"
"When I look back at my sex life 5 months ago, it makes my head spin. Frankly, I really didn't care about having sex... at all or ever again... ~C., 40
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