What is Sexuality Counseling? 

 

  • Focused on a specific issue and short term
  • Address the problem in a positive way; create strategies and awareness. 
  • Counselors may have backgrounds in other professions such as physical therapy. 
  • AAESECT definition: “Counselors assist the client to realistically resolve concerns through the introduction of problem solving techniques of communication as well as providing accurate information and relevant suggestions of specific exercises and techniques in sexual expression. Sexuality counseling is generally short-term and client-centered, focusing on the immediate concern or problem.”
  • Patient education and coaching