Sexual Issues

Vaginismus: Pain with Penetration

Posted on 04/07/2023 in Couples Counselling, Sexual Issues

What is vaginismus? Vaginismus is the involuntary contraction of the vaginal muscles, making penetration very painful and often impossible. It can interfere with a person’s ability to have penetrative sex and can even happen anytime anything comes near the vaginal entrance, including tampons and fingers.  It can lead to feelings of hopelessness, as it is not a voluntary condition. There is a global impression that everyone is having sex, so it is also a very isolating condition. Symptoms include pain that usually goes away with withdrawal but not always. This can lead to a loss of sexual desire. In order… Read More Here!


Uncovering the Mystery: What to Expect in a Sex Therapy Session

Posted on 17/03/2023 in Couples Counselling, Sexual Issues

Sex therapy is talk therapy aimed at helping individuals and couples overcome challenges that may negatively affect their sexual satisfaction. Talking about your sex life with a therapist may sound scary, and you may not know what to expect in sex therapy. This blog post aims to provide information about the purpose of sex therapy, how to prepare for your first sex therapy session, what to expect during a sex therapy session, and the role of open and honest communication in sex therapy.   Understanding the purpose of sex therapy The purpose of sex therapy is to enhance and provide support… Read More Here!


Sex Therapy: How to Tell if It’s Right for You and Your Partner

Posted on 17/03/2023 in Couples Counselling, Sexual Issues

Sex therapy is talk therapy aimed at helping overcome challenges that may affect their sexual satisfaction. While you and your partner may not feel like your sex life is perfect, it is challenging to know if or when to seek sex therapy. This blog aims to provide information about: signs that show a need for sex therapy; common reasons couples seek sex therapy; how to navigate the challenges of intimacy in a relationship, and  the benefits of seeking professional help for your sexual concerns. Understanding the Signs That Show the Need for Sex Therapy Many couples seek sex therapy in… Read More Here!


Erectile Dysfunction : Medical Cause but Psychological Impact

Posted on 17/11/2020 in Couples Counselling, Depression, Sexual Issues

So, you’re experiencing erectile dysfunction (ED), which motivated you to see your doctor and you’ve learned the cause is medical. Now what? There is hope! Although most ED issues are psychologically based, some are medical.  Generally speaking, medical causes mean medical treatments! Even though the cause of your ED is physiological – there is a possibility you can alleviate ED by treating the cause. For example, if your condition is diabetes, getting your blood sugar under control can help. Heart failure or other cardio-vascular concerns can be treated and may relieve or partially relieve some of your ED. Medications as… Read More Here!


What Does a Sex Therapist Do?

Posted on 21/11/2019 in Couples Counselling, Sexual Issues

If you are experiencing problems with sexual performance or relationships and are thinking about consulting a sex therapist, Insight Psychological can provide you with professional and knowledgeable counsellors in Edmonton. Sex therapists are trained and qualified psychiatrists, psychologists or clinical social workers who specialize in human sexuality. They discuss issues such as masturbation, erectile dysfunction, orgasm issues or any other difficulties an individual or couple is experiencing. Sex therapy is simply a form of psychotherapy or counselling that emphasis sexual difficulties rather than mental problems. Sex Therapy and Insight Insight Psychological has a team of counsellors who will competently assist… Read More Here!