Deepening intimate relationships requires learning how to work through anger, anxiety, depression, grief & loss, shame, low-self esteem, trauma, eating disorders, chronic pain & illness, personality disorders, co-dependency and relationship issues. as well as overcoming desire differences, orgasm problems, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunctions, painful sex & vaginal spasms, affairs, infidelity, herpes, low sex drive, sexual aversions, sexual trauma, fertility issues, sexual fetishes, BDSM, gay lesbian and bisexual relationships, open relationships, love & sex addiction, including internet and pornography compulsions and co-dependency.
Our Individual Therapy Counselors, Couples Counselors and Sex Therapists at Sex Therapy in Philadelphia provides Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Imago Counseling, Family Therapy, Sex Therapy and Support Groups. Each therapist has their own particular approach / style of practice: Attachment Model, Intersystems Model, Functional Model, Imago Therapy, Cognitive Counseling, Behavioral Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Systems Theory, Gestalt Counseling, Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Narrative Therapy, and Eclectic.
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Prior to choosing a sex therapist, couples counselor, marriage therapist or family therapist to work with, we strongly encourage you to explore our enormous collection of self-help articles. These self-help articles will give you specific ideas for how to move forward in the privacy of your own home, at your own pace. Additionally the self help articles will provide you with personalized information about how we, as individual therapists and as a therapy center conceptualize sexual, emotional and spiritual health.
How to use this website
You do not have to meet with us to benefit from our collective years of wisdom in how to strengthen intimacy bonds and achieve the goals that you have set out for yourself. We have articles covering both sexual health and traditional areas of psychotherapy and marriage counseling. All of our ideas are presented in the form of self help articles that are available for your personal use. Reading the articles is free. To schedule an appointment, we offer sliding scale fees for individual, couples and family therapy services.
Self-help information, articles and tips
The Power of Compliments: Learn...
So what exactly is sex...
Talk, talk, talk, talk that’s all you want to do: guidelines developed at the Center for Growth / Sex Therapy in Philadelphia to facilitate expression of emotions, understanding nonverbal communication and learning to listen.
Sex addiction recovery in Philadelphia: The first step in recovering from a sex addiction starts with you! True recovery means becoming honest with oneself
The steps of becoming a sex therapist are outlined in this article.
To engage in Fair Fighting Techniques, also known as creating safety through the use of an Imago Dialogue take the following steps.
Coping after an affair and learning how to trust again - This tip from Sex Therapy in Philadelphia/Center for Growth will address coping after an affair when you just knew something was not right
how to get the most out of couples therapy at the Center for growth / Sex Therapy in Philadelphia.