What is a Sexologist?

 

What is a Sexologist?

A sexologist is someone who has extensively studied, at a University level, the field of human sexuality in all its aspects. There are presently three fields of professional practice in sexology: research, sexual education and clinical practice. A sexologist can be adept at all three, or specialise in at least two of these areas.

Why would you visit a Clinical Sexologist?


There are many reasons one might make an appointment to see a sexologist, alongside are just some of them:

  • You and/or your partners/s are experiencing sexual concerns
  • Wanting to improve your sexual relationship/s
  • Wanting to unpack the unrealistic societal expectations of gender and sexuality and relationships
  • You and your partner/s are experiencing differing levels of desire (mismatched libido/desire discrepancy)
  • Erectile concerns (e.g. rapid ejaculation or inability to attain or maintain an erection)
  • Inability to orgasm (anorgasmia)
  • Painful sex (dyspareunia, vaginismus or vulvodynia)
  • Porn use that is becoming problematic
  • Looking to explore your sexuality and sexual attraction
  • Looking to explore your feelings about your gender and affirming gender identity