Effective Therapy from Psychologists

Central and East London

Sexual Problems

A good sex life is important to your emotional wellbeing and quality of life. As well as helping you overcome specific problems that may arise, sex therapy is also about helping you create the right conditions to enhance your sex life. Sex therapy uses cognitive behavioural therapy ideas and techniques to identify the psychological, emotional and situational factors that may be interfering with your sex life. Your therapist will work collaboratively to design strategies to help you overcome the problem. It can help you whether you are in a relationship or not and it can help with a wide variety of male and female sexual problems:

To read more about common sexual problems for men and women, see our Glossary for these conditions:

  • Impotence (erection problems)
  • Vaginismus (painful sex for women)
  • Painful intercourse for gay men
  • Anorgasmia (problems with orgasms for women)
  • Premature ejaculation (ejaculating too quickly)
  • Delayed ejaculation (inhibited orgasms in men)
  • Sexual desire disorder (loss of interest in sex)
  • Sex addiction