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Sex therapy may be helpful for some men who have erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Sex therapy doesn't involve having sex with or in front of the sex therapist. Also, isn't long-term or open-ended therapy. It usually involves working with a therapist who recommends gradual steps to change sexual behavior.
Sex therapy helps you understand and accept that emotions (such as anxiety or sadness) can easily become associated with physical factors or reactions. This therapy is based on the following:
Sex therapy may involve:
Your family doctor may be able to refer you to a sex therapist. Or you can get a referral from a psychologist or social worker.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology|
|Last Revised||May 14, 2012|
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