Therapy for Sexual Concerns
Wondering if you need sex therapy? You have come to the right place. Almost everybody has some concerns about sexual issues. Our therapists are AASECT Certified Sex Therapists, which means we have extensive training in sex therapy and an in-depth understanding of many sexual problems. We also understand that the landscape of human sexuality is vast and includes polyamory, BDSM or kink, gender non-conformity, and transgender people. We doubt you have a problem we have not seen.
Medical Care for Sexual Concerns
Looking for a medical evaluation of your sexual or gender concern? Are you concerned that chronic illness, disability, medications, surgeries or other treatments might be effecting your sex life? Or would you like information about medical treatments for sexual concerns or gender affirmation? We have the area's only certified sexual medicine specialist, one of only a handful of sexual medicine professionals in the country who treat sexual function concerns in people of all genders.
Sexual Concerns for Women*
Low Desire, Sexual Pain, Orgasm Concerns, and Arousal Problems are common issues in people who identify as women. Approximately 12% of women struggle with distressing sexual function concerns. We have the tools to help you meet your sexual goals!
Sexual Concerns for Men*
About 1 in 3 men struggle with a distressing sexual function concern. And there's so much more than Viagra that can help! We have the tools to help you meet your sexual goals.
Compulsive Sexual Behavior/Sex Addiction
Are you struggling with excessive pornography use or out of control sexual urges and activity? You are not alone. At the Rochester Center for Sexual Wellness you will receive comprehensive care for your sexual health needs and concerns about sex and porn addiction. Our program does not stigmatize or shame you. We offer a variety of treatment options to facilitate your recovery.
Relationships are hard work! Crises and problems arise. People who love each other may find that negotiating some topics may be landmines– household management, parenting, finances, sex, relationships with extended family. We have skilled couples therapists trained in a variety of therapy styles.
Maybe you've discovered you and your partner aren't on the same page anymore. Discernment counseling can be an effective model to assist a couple in gaining insight and discovering their hopes for the future of their relationship.
A mismatch is just what you think– one partner wants more sex than another partner– most of the time, there is nothing “wrong” with either a person with lower desire or a person with higher desire — it’s just one of the many ways that people who love each other a lot may have a mismatch!
The Myths and Truths
Sex and Cancer
Sexuality is a key component of feeling human and alive and that doesn't change in the face of a cancer experience. Many cancers and cancer treatments have distressing, even devastating, effects on sexual function. Over 3 in 4 people with gynecological (uterine, ovarian, cervical and vulvar) cancers and up to 9 in 10 with breast cancer as well as up to 8 in 10 with prostate cancer have concerns about sexual function. We can help navigate the path to a new relationship with your body and your sexuality.
Whether you are in the lifestyle, wondering if you are kinky, or love someone who has alternative sexual interests, we are here to help with kink-aware mental health providers and medical care.
Some people are looking for help exploring their sexual and relational interests. We will help you figure this out without imposing a right or wrong on you and your choices. We are here to guide you when things get tough.
Fetishes are a focus of sexual play that becomes important for sexual gratification. We do not judge at the Rochester Center for Sexual Wellness. We help people understand, cope, and even enjoy their sexual interests with adult, consenting partners.
Other Sexual Concerns
This page covers some additional areas of our expertise. We have experienced clinicians who have provided treatment for sexual harming youth. We also have experience helping people with different abilities and the aging as well as their families and residential institutions cope with finding the delicate balance between providing safety and allowing for an individual's right to sexual expression.
Optimal Sexual Experience Groups
Are you ready to embark on a journey to enhance your sexual experience and relationship? This 8 week group experience for couples with low/no sexual desire or frequency, or desire discrepancy (in which one partner is more interested in sex than the other) is based on the extraordinary work of the Optimal Sexual Experiences Research team in Ottawa.