Sex therapy may be helpful for some men who have
erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Sex therapy
doesn't involve having sex with or in front of the sex therapist. Also, isn't long-term or open-ended therapy. It usually involves working with a
therapist who recommends gradual steps to change sexual behavior.
Sex therapy helps you understand and accept that emotions (such as
anxiety or sadness) can easily become associated with physical factors or
reactions. This therapy is based on the following:
Sex therapy may involve:
Your family doctor may be able to refer you to a sex
therapist. Or you can get a referral from a psychologist or social
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
Current as ofMarch 14, 2017
Current as of:
March 14, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
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