While any licensed therapist can provide sex therapy, it is generally thought of as a specialty. Therapists who specialize in sex therapy are often credentialed by AASECT, the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. Sex therapists help people with problems ranging from orgasm difficulties to compulsive sexual behaviors. In your search for a sex therapist, you’ll want to make sure the therapist is licensed in your state, is experienced with your type of problem, and has schedules and policies to fit your needs. You may be nervous before the first session with your sex therapist; writing down information about your problem, previous therapy you have had, and what medications you’re taking will help.

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