Clinical Sexology and Sex Therapy

“Sexology” is the study of sex or of the interaction between the sexes, especially among human beings. “Clinical” is relating to or based on work done with real patients. Clinical Sexology is the interdisciplinary study of human sexuality, integrating research findings of human sexual behavior with the diagnosis and treatment of sexual concerns and dysfunctions.

Sex Positive Counselors believe that consensual sexual activities, even outside of cultural norms, are healthy forms of intimate expression. While emphasizing personal responsibility between consenting adults, safe sex practices and respect for individual limits and preferences, sex-positive therapists and counselors support and encourage their patients to explore their sexuality, experiment sexually and discover what works best for them and their partners. Sex-positivity respects and celebrates sexual diversity, differing desires, relationships structures, and individual choices based on consent, openness, and honesty between or among partners.

Sex coaching is for those who are single or in healthy relationships who are looking to explore their sexuality and expand their sexual knowledge. They are also for individuals who desire to learn more about their bodies.

We have specialized training in order to work with families and individuals who are interested in gender transitioning or are struggling with gender related issues.

A therapist who is Kink Aware recognizes that BDSM, Polyamory, Swinging and other alternative sexual and lifestyle practices are part of the normal sexual spectrum and is able to distinguish healthy sexual play from non-consensual abuse. Kink Aware Therapists (KAT) have additional postgraduate training about alternative sexual expression via, books, articles, continuing education, seminars, websites, etc. KATs are aware what constitutes safe and unsafe play (acknowledging of course that different people have different standards for that). KATs are aware of the roles and role expectations of those who participate in alternative sexual expression lifestyles. Patsy Evans has been an active advocate and Kink Aware Professional for the alternative lifestyle communities for more than a decade. She is also a public speaker and activist for the sex positive culture and freedom movement.