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Sex & Intimacy Concerns

Inclusivity, respect, and sensitivity are foundational principles at Melbourne Psychology House. We aim to promote self-discovery and acceptance, address mental health concerns, and assist with the unique challenges you face with sex and intimacy. Our experienced clinical psychologists offer a safe and non-judgmental space to explore and address these sensitive topics.

 

Understanding Sex and Intimacy Concerns

 

Sex and intimacy concerns encompass a broad spectrum of challenges that can impact individuals and relationships. These may include:

  • Sexual Pain: Conditions such as Vulvodynia and Vaginismus that cause discomfort during intercourse.

  • Sexual Anxiety: Feelings of fear, worry, or unease related to sexual activities, including worrying about judgment from your intimate partners.

  • Sexual Addictions: Compulsive behaviors related to sexual activities or pornography use.

  • Erectile/Arousal Difficulties: Challenges in achieving or maintaining arousal or erection.

  • Orgasm/Pleasure Difficulties: Difficulty experiencing orgasm or pleasure during sexual activities.

  • Sexual Trauma: Recent and historical experiences of trauma impacting sexual well-being.

  • Adjusting to an STI Diagnosis: Coping with emotional and relational impacts of a sexually transmitted infection.

  • LGBTQIA+ Support: Specialised support for individuals within the LGBTQIA+ community, addressing unique sexual and relational concerns.

  • Kink-Friendly and Poly-Friendly Support: Supporting individuals in consensual kink or non-monogamous relationships.

  • Infidelity: Supporting individuals and couples in navigating the aftermath of infidelity.

  • Building Intimacy in Relationships: Strengthening emotional and physical closeness in partnerships.

  • Attachment Difficulties/Trauma: Addressing how early attachment experiences impact current relationships.

  • Healthy Communication: Developing effective communication skills to enhance sexual and relational satisfaction.

How We Help

 

Our therapeutic approach is tailored to your specific needs and concerns. We provide evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based approaches, Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP), and more. Our goal is to support you in overcoming obstacles, improving sexual health, and enhancing intimacy in your relationships.

 

Book Your Appointment

 

Take the first step towards improved sex and intimacy well-being by scheduling an appointment. Whether you are seeking therapy for yourself or your relationship, we are here to accompany you on your journey toward healing and self-discovery.

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