Erectile dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is one of the most common sexual problems experienced by men of all ages. We only need to look at how popular Viagra and other ED drugs are to know the scale of the problem.

All men will experience ED at some point in their lives.

ED is often a one-off or something that happens so occasionally that it doesn’t cause a great deal of upset. However, for some, it is more ongoing.

There are two types of ED, the one that has been caused by physical problems or the type that is more emotional and psychological. If you have ED, it is very important to find out which type you have. This can be done via an assessment with a sex therapist and also with your GP.

Having ED can also be an indicator that there is something else going on in your body that needs to be addressed, such as heart problems. It could also be that you are experiencing ED because you are taking certain medications. Discussing all of this with your GP is a must. Your GP will check your testosterone levels and may even send you to a urologist to check that blood flow to your penis is working properly.

If the ED is more psychological and has been brought on by stress or other life changes, anxiety, or lack of sexual confidence, sex therapy can be an effective way of handling it. Even if the cause of the ED is physical, sex therapy may still be of benefit as sometimes your confidence can take a bit of a knock or you may need to reconnect with your loved one. Experiencing ED can create a degree of shame and often people find themselves avoiding sex and intimacy. However, sex therapy is an excellent way of addressing the issues and offers long term solutions.

Therapy cost: £50 per session

Other therapies

Compulsive sex & porn use

Compulsive sex & porn use

Compulsive sexual behaviours are probably not what you think they are. They are not about having a high sex drive, neither are they a moral failing. They are often not about being stuck in an unhappy relationship. If sex and porn is being used compulsively, it is likely a mechanism to help deal with difficult or uncomfortable feelings

Loss of Sexual Interest

Loss of Sexual Interest

Loss of sexual interest is one of the most common reasons why people seek out sex therapy and despite what we have been led to believe, loss of sexual motivation can affect men just as much as women. A mismatch in a couple’s desire for sex can have a devastating effect on the relationship.

Vulval pain conditions

Vulval pain conditions

Vulval pain conditions, such as vaginismus or vulvodynia are conditions that make penetrative sex very painful or impossible, even if you are aroused and happy to have sex. These conditions can be very distressing for both you and your partner.

Premature ejaculation

Premature ejaculation

Premature ejaculation isn’t necessarily about a man ejaculating too quickly. A better description would be that he comes before he is ready to. This can mean that he has no sense of control over when he ejaculates. This can sometimes lead to frustration for both him and his partner.

Other sexual problems

Other sexual problems

If you are experiencing sexual problems that are not listed on this site, such as difficulty with orgasm or delayed ejaculation, struggling to figure out what your sexual orientation is or maybe fetish, lack of sexual confidence or anything else, please get in touch to see how we can help you.

Sexual Shame

Sexual Shame

Sexual shame is very common, however, in our culture, this is not something you will hear many people openly discuss. Often our first experiences of sexuality as children are met with shame responses from other children or adults, making us want to hide our sexual selves.