How's Your Sex life? What Is Sex Therapy?

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Benefits of Sex Therapy

Learn to talk openly 

  • Enhance your sex life
  • Gain new sexuality information
  • Overcome taboos and struggles
  • Develop your sexual self

What sex therapy IS

  • Sex therapy is a treatment method helping people with their sexuality
  • Sex therapy is an internationally recognized profession 
  • Sex therapy offers successful treatment of sexual disorders 
  • One goal can be  to improve your overall sexual satisfaction
  • Another goal can be to relieve sexual symptoms causing  distress
  • The sex therapist combines psychotherapy with prescribed homework exercises 
  • Sex therapists are recognized as specialty professionals in the State of Florida.  
  • Sex therapists must be licensed and obtain extensive training and supervision in sex therapy to use that title

What sex therapy IS NOT

  • Sex therapy does not involve any sexual activity between clients and therapists
  • Sex therapy does not allow sexual behaviors to take place in the office
  • Sex therapy is not in any way inappropriate, but is respectful and non-judgmental
  • Sex therapy is not imposed, but rather chosen by those in distress
  • Sex therapy does not tell you who to be sexually; giving you permission to be yourself fully!

By Dr. Krista A. Bloom, PhD,LCSW, CHt, FAACS,Board Certified Clinical Sexologist             

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Workshops and Events

Workshops and Trainings Take Place Throughout the Year

Therapy Packages

When you commit to the time you need to change, you get an added benefit of a package deal. When you purchase a group of sessions in advance, you can save big time on your me time! :)

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New Office By The Beach! Online Sessions Also Available

Dr. Bloom's new secure office is located at 2881 E Oakland Park Blvd. #305 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306

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You have questions, I have answers. Call or text me at 754-234-6991 or email me at drbloom@healingcouch.com

do you have sexual concerns? Take the bloom sdsq

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Bloom Sexual Disorder Screening Questionnaire 


Take this quiz and get a free report!  People are sometimes uncomfortable talking about their sexual experiences even though they want to.  It is ok and important for us to talk about them in order to understand and address any sexual concerns you may have. Feel free to ask any questions if you need clarification about any of the questions. 


1. Have you ever been sexually abused or coerced? Please describe what happened, how many incidents, with whom, etc. 


2. How often do you experience low desire or no desire for sexual activity?

1  2 3 4 5 

□ Never  □ Occasionally □ Sometimes □ Often □ All the time

3. How often do you have any pain in your genitals during sexual intercourse?

1  2 3 4  5 

□ Never □ Occasionally □ Sometimes □ Often □ All the time

4. How often do you feel uncomfortable identifying with your gender (being male or female)?

1  2 3  4 5 

□ Never □ Occasionally □ Sometimes □ Often □ All the time

5. How often are you unable to reach orgasm during sexual activity, including masturbation, oral sex, or intercourse?

1  2 3 4 5 

□ Never □ Occasionally □ Sometimes □ Often □ All the time

6. How often do you find that you avoid sexual activity altogether?

1  2 3 4 5 

□ Never □ Occasionally □ Sometimes □ Often □ All the time

7. How often do you engage in any sexual behaviors others might find unusual?

1  2 3 4 5 

□ Never □ Occasionally □ Sometimes □ Often □ All the time

8.a (For males only) How often do you have difficulty or are you unable to have or maintain an erection?

1  2 3 4 5 

□ Never □ Occasionally  □ Sometimes □ Often □ All the time

8.b (For males only) How often do you experience ejaculation before you wish to during sexual stimulation (shorter than 3-5 minutes)?

1  2 3  4 5 

□ Never □ Occasionally □ Sometimes □ Often □ All the time

9.a (For females only) How often do you experience any persistent involuntary spasms of your vagina that interfere with sexual intercourse?

1  2 3 4 5 

□ Never □ Occasionally □ Sometimes □ Often □ All the time

9.b (For females only) Are you unable to attain an adequate lubrication-swelling response of sexual excitement in your genitals during sexual activity?

1  2 3 4 5 

□ Never □ Occasionally □ Sometimes □ Often □ All the time

10. If you answered that you experience any of the above: 

Did you notice your symptoms occurring at the same time as the onset of any medical conditions, medications or substances? 


11. Do any of the above cause you marked distress, or interfere with your relationships or other aspects of your life? 


12. Do you have any other sexual concerns that I may not have mentioned? Please describe. 


Submit this questionnaire to drbloom@healingcough.com for a free analysis and report