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What is sex therapy?

Sharine Forbes
Geriatric Medicine

There are different types of sex therapy. One type is employed by couples in order to help with any problems that may be affecting the level of intimacy in their relationship. The second most popular type is counseling that can help someone who has an addiction to sex or perhaps has some sort of psychological issue they may face in regards to sex. Additionally, people who may suffer from physical problems that affect their sex life can often be recommended to attend sex therapy. 

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