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Sexual health in psychosexual therapy

Sexual health

Sexual health is a fundamental aspect of overall well-being. In psychosexual therapy, it encompasses not only the physical but also the emotional and relational dimensions of sexuality.

About sexual health

Sexual health in psychosexual therapy involves a comprehensive understanding of how physical, emotional, and relational factors contribute to a person’s sexual well-being.

Key challenges

Many individuals face issues related to sexual health that can impact their quality of life. These challenges can include physical discomfort, emotional distress, and relationship difficulties. Addressing these concerns is important for enhancing overall health and happiness.

How therapy helps

By addressing sexual health issues, psychosexual therapy helps individuals work towards a balanced and fulfilling sexual life. It promotes physical comfort, emotional stability, and stronger relationships.

How therapy works

Psychosexual therapy employs various therapeutic practices to address sexual health concerns. These methods are adapted to the individual’s needs and focus on improving communication, reducing distress, and enhancing overall sexual function.


What is psychosexual therapy?
Psychosexual therapy is a form of counselling that addresses sexual health issues from a holistic perspective, considering physical, emotional, and relational factors.
Who can benefit from psychosexual therapy?
Anyone experiencing sexual health concerns, whether physical, emotional, or relational, can benefit from psychosexual therapy.
How long does psychosexual therapy take?
The duration of therapy varies depending on the individual’s needs and the complexity of the issues being addressed.


For more information, please refer to the following sources:

  1. NHS: Sexual Health
  2. UK Council for Psychotherapy
  3. Leone Centre: Psychosexual Therapy
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This glossary provides definitions of various counselling terms and approaches for informational purposes only, without implying endorsement or service provision