BESTCO
Board of Examiners in Sex Therapy & Counselling in Ontario


Faqs

Who seeks sex therapy?

Heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered individuals are counselled by Certified Sex Therapists for concerns which include:
    • absence of orgasm
    • erection or ejaculation difficulties
    • illness/surgery, and medications, diabetes, M.S., high blood pressure physical injury or difficulties
    • sexual trauma (incest, sexual abuse/ assault)
    • mismatched levels of sexual desire
    • infertility
    • fear, anxiety, depression, infidelity
    • natural aging processes
Sex Therapists facilitate a person's ability to be creative in reaching his or her sexual potential.

Sex therapy is appropriate for:

    • partners wishing for more intimacy
    • partners unable to talk about sex
    • individuals with sexual inhibitions
    • compulsive sexual behaviour
    • sexual identity questions
    • talking to children about sex
    • fostering healthy sexual development
    • individuals wanting to improve their sexual functioning
    • sexual orientation concerns

A qualified sex therapist:

    • is knowledgeable
    • is at ease talking about sexuality
    • is sensitive to relationship issues
    • is non-judgmental
    • is respectful of your feelings, cultural beliefs, values and privacy.
    • never asks you to engage in any form of sexual activity with your therapist present.
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