we speak relationship:
Building emotionally & Sexually Intimate Partnerships
SKILLED San Francisco COUPLES COUNSELORS & SEX THERAPISTS
SECURE LOVE & Attachment × EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION × SEXUAL IntelLigence & CONNECTION
San Francisco's Leading Couples & Sex Therapists
Sex Therapy & Couples Counseling can help you realize your innate capacity for emotional & sexual connection and intimacy.
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA INTIMACY & SEX THERAPY CENTER IS A PREMIER BOUTIQUE STYLE PRIVATE THERAPY CENTER...
Create the loving, intimate & secure partnership you want.
We help people have healthy, loving and equitable relationships. All of our counselors are highly trained in working with relationship dynamics, communication, intimacy and attachment issues. Through Attachment-Based Couples & Sex Therapy, we create a safe environment that encourages stepping into the flow of emotional intimacy, love, communication and sexuality. Our San Francisco Bay Area, East Bay & North Bay Couples Counselors and Sex Therapists work with both individuals and partners to assist folks heal erotic & body-based shame, while expanding their innate capacity for pleasure, communication, emotional & sexual intimacy, and sexual embodiment.
Sex therapy involves holistically working with three dimensions of experience: body, mind and attachment. Through attachment-based relationship and sex therapy, a trained sex therapist can help you navigate your emotional and sexual awareness, needs and expression.
-San Francisco Couples Counselor & Sex Therapist
Our San Francisco Intimacy & Sex Therapy Center couples counselors and sex therapists offer an array of expert mental health services to help you manage relationship and intimacy issues. We also provide treatment for trauma, anxiety and other clinical issues. Our counselors specialize in couples counseling, relationship issues, and sex therapy. We also have a diverse team of wellness practitioners that can assist you with life and relationship coaching, holistic nutritional support and other health-based modalities to support you in your wellbeing.
We have put together a talented team of top-rated relationship therapists, who use the newest couples therapy modalities and cutting-edge treatments to enhance your relationship and communication.
Collectively, we have not only advanced degrees (Masters and Doctorates), but also additional hundreds of thousands of hours of specialized training in an array of modern attachment-based modalities, all rooted in neuroscience and somatic awareness such as: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Clinical Sex Therapy, Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy (PACT), Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy for Couples (AEDP), Somatic Experiencing (SE), Hakomi, Gestalt, Somatica Method (SM), Gottman Method (GM) and other leading modalities. During your free intake session, we will match you with the best fitting psychologist, sex and couples therapists, or relationship coach for your unique needs.
Our Leading San Francisco, Marin, Napa Valley & East Bay relationship and intimacy coaches and licensed psychotherapists, couples counselors and sex therapists are available early mornings, late evenings, and weekend hours, as well as offering online therapy and phone session options,
We maintain the highest standard in selecting the highest trained and skilled specialists.
We have a carefully handpicked selection of our own couples counselors, sexologists, clinical psychologists, psychotherapists and sex therapists, as well as other local holistic support providers in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Our goal is to help make individual psychotherapy couples counseling and sex therapy more accessible, effective and meet your modern life needs in terms of stressors, technology, work, relationship demands and pace of urban life.
All of our clinicians have advanced degrees (doctorate and master level) in clinical psychology, as well as additional relationship therapy training. Our staff engages in on-going continuing education to maintain their expertise and knowledge.
San Francisco Intimacy & Sex Therapy Center's clinicians offer the highest quality of Couples and Multi-Partner Counseling, Individual Relationship Therapy and Sex Therapy in San Francisco, North Bay and the East Bay.
At San Francisco Intimacy & Sex Therapy Center we believe we all have the capacity to deepen our self-awareness and heal our pain through a collaborative and transformative therapy relationship. As couples and marriage counselors, our focus is on helping you connect with your partner in a safe and loving context. An experienced couples therapist will recognize your problematic patterns that often leave each partner feeling alone and disconnected. We can provide you with the insight and skills to break the cycle, so you can experience the relationship you want. Rather than relying on outdated coping strategies, our marriage counselors can help you learn how to relate to your partner.
We are pleased to provide mental health and wellness services throughout San Francisco, Berkeley, Sonoma, Hayward, San Jose, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Oakland, Napa Valley, St. Helena, Marin and other California & San Francisco Bay Area Couples Counseling, Sex Therapy and Relationship Coaching Center locations.
Develop mutual goals for your relationship.
Understand and appreciate personal similarities & differences.
Explore life values, family values and personal goals.
Explore your co-created sexuality.
Cultivate mutual understanding of cultural differences.
Identify your relationship strengths.
Identify and alter negative communication patterns.
Manage internal and external relationship stressors.
Strengthen communication skills.
Explore family of origin issues.
Deepen Intimacy, trust and connection.
Arousal & desire concerns
Desire discrepancies within a couple
Absent or diminished interest in sex
Inability to orgasm
Loss of libido
Impact of miscarriage, loss and/or abortion on sex and sexuality
Difficulties with climax such as delayed ejaculation
Genital or pelvic pain, penetration difficulty, or other painful sex issues
Development & deepening of emotional and sexual intimacy
Sexuality during life transitions such as pregnancy, parenting, menopause, aging, health issues etc.
Impact of infertility on sex and sexuality
Perinatal and postpartum sexuality
Open or poly relationships
Sexuality & chronic pain or illness
Emerging sexual identities
Alternative lifestyle and sexuality (Polyamory, Kink, BDSM etc)
Sexuality & disability
History of sexual trauma, childhood sexual abuse or rape
Diversity of sexual expression
Socio-cultural factors associated with sexuality
LGBTQ and gender identity issues
Learn how to discuss sex and desire with your partner
Learn how to deepen attachment bond through intimate sex
San Francisco Intimacy & Sex Therapy Center
As a highly specialized therapy center, we believe in treating you as a whole person whose intimacy & relationship needs & issues are rooted in the context of your life. Rather than operate as a managed-care driven mental health clinic, we work for you & not the insurance companies. Our top sex & couples therapists work with you holistically, while utilizing the latest cutting-edge modalities rooted in attachment & neuroscience.
All of our relationship counselors are highly trained in cutting edge couples therapy modalities such as Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy (PACT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) & Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy for Couples (AEDP).
At the core of every relationship, is the need to know that your partner will show up for you in a loving and engaged way. To feel safe in an intimate relationship, you need to know that your partner will be accessible, responsive to your needs and engaged in the partnership.
As couples counselors & relationship experts, our priority is to help you connect with your partner in a safe and loving context. An experienced couples therapist will recognize your problematic patterns that often leave each partner feeling alone and disconnected. We can provide you with the insight and skills to break the cycle, so you can experience the relationship you want. Rather than relying on outdated coping strategies, our marriage counselors can help you learn how to relate to your partner.
San Francisco"s Couples Therapy & Sex Therapy Center's Pre-Marital Counseling Program
Our specifically designed premarital package is offered in a 6-8 session format to help you prepare for your wedded life together in your marriage.
Get support in discussing hot topics such as finances, sex, parenting and personal values before you get married. Our program will incorporate empathic listening techniques, conflict management skills, and negotiation tools to help you be true partners in your relationship. We will help you identify your personal relationship strengths, goals and mutual values
Our highly trained marriage and premarital counselors will assist you in exploring and addressing your main areas of concern before the big day.
Our premarital counseling program guides you and your partner through communication building skills, structured conversations and practice exercises We have identified the skill set that engaged couples and newly weds must have in order to cultivate a successful and healthy marriage. In our work together, you will learn the skills necessary to make your marriage last. Through the process of premarital therapy, you and your fiancé will develop intimacy, trust and deeper appreciation of one another and will be well on your way to success!
As extensively trained Sex Therapists & Relationship Experts, we have assisted many couples & individuals in expanding their capacities for intimate connection, passion and sexual enjoyment. Through this exploration you will bring about a breathtakingly satisfying sexual relationship with yourself and your significant other.
Our Doctoral and Masters level sex therapists are trained in treating an array of sexual issues, including disparities in libido, erectile dysfunction, sexual trauma, vaginismus and other intimacy issues.
A healthy and gratifying sex life is created from a combination of safety, intimacy, trust, openness, communication and even humor and playfulness. It also means you need to know what you enjoy and be able to communicate your needs and wants. While the topic of sex can be uncomfortable or scary for some people, it is vital to your health and the health of your relationships to tend to your sexuality and intimacy needs. With the hectic pace of modern life it may seem easy to neglect your sex life, but the cost is significant. An unsatisfying sex life contributes to depression, loneliness and stress. Whether alone or with another, sex boosts energy, relieves tension, releases endorphins and elevates mood
Our SF Couples and Sex Therapists and Coaches work with individuals and partners to overcome sexual trauma, body image issues and erotic shame.
San Francisco Bay Area LGBTQIA Queer Couples & Individuals are welcome at San Francisco Intimacy & Sex Therapy Center. We welcome diversity of all kinds. All of our therapists are trained and sensitive to the unique issues related to LGBTQIA relationships. We are sex-positive and kink friendly. Our SF Couples Counselors and Sex Therapists are skilled in working with the unique needs of poly, kink, trans, and Queer/ LGBTQIA, and sex-worker folks. Sex therapy does not include touch between therapist and client(s).
Our Sex Therapists and Counslors help you to expand your natural capacity for pleasure, sensuality, intimacy, and sexual embodiment.