5 Principles in Sexual Dysfunction

1. Sometimes things don’t work the way you want. Nine out of ten of my clients have outrageous sex-expectations. They expect to have “good” sex every time. Or they expect that their body will respond every time, even most of the time. Their definition of “good” sex is electric orgasm – a definition I find to be limiting and problematic, …

A Sex Therapist’s Guide to Opening Your Relationship

There are few things more frightening and more difficult than looking at your partner and saying, “I’m not satisfied with our sex life.” Your partner may take it personally. You might think it’s the end of the relationship. Also, you might start thinking about opening your relationship to have sex with other people. I am a psychotherapist who specializes in …

What to Expect in Dallas Sex Therapy

Sexuality is an important piece of every one’s life, and, in therapy, it is a clear window through which to see and to understand personal and relationship issues. As such, sex therapists can address a host of concerns that a discussion of sex and sexuality might uncover and inform. Here are some key concepts I bring to Dallas Sex Therapy: …

The Sexual Anxiety Wheel

Anxiety and sex do not mix well. My clients often describe a cycle of anxious feelings and thoughts that interact together to create a sexual anxiety wheel. This wheel, once started, runs on its own energy and disrupts sexual arousal feelings, intimacy and closeness feelings, and shuts down physical sexual mechanics. During sex, anxiety may look different in men and women. …

What is sex therapy?

People often ask me: “So what exactly do you do?” I’m always happy to answer this question, but I have found that there is not a simple answer.  The simplest answer is that, as a licensed professional counselor who focuses on sex therapy, I talk to clients about their sexual issues in a counseling setting.  The complexity of an answer …

A Sex Therapy – Mine and Yours

I have created this sex therapy blog to chronicle my journey as I discover and learn things about sexuality and sex therapy.  There are few things more exciting and more terrifying than asking people questions about WHY they are attracted to certain people and things.  There are no easy answers, but there are meaningful answers.  And I am excited to …