Dawn Michael M.A.
Fix your sex life and relationship from the inside out!
Dawn Michael international clinical sexologist, marriage counselor and sex therapist can help you improve your sex life.
For couples, sexual intimacy is the bond that defines a relationship and sets it apart from being just friends or roommates. Over time couples can lose that bond and the closeness they share with each other. The lack of communication surrounding sex in a relationship or marriage is one of the biggest problems that couples have. Men and women approach sex from very different perspectives, without the skills to express those differences, couples can become frustrated, complacent, depressed and are more apt to cheat or divorce.
Through counseling sessions you can learn how to communicate openly with your partner about sex and bring the intimacy back into your relationship. When the the connection is strong the little things that once bothered you in the marriage go away and the relationship can heal from the inside out! Dawn offers solution based counseling and techniques for individuals and couples. This is not marriage therapy, this is solution based counseling that works! Each session is pro-active, couples learn how to communicate with each other and enhance the relationship with each counseling session!
For individual that are having other sexual related issues, Dawn specializes in all areas of helping individuals to understand what those issues are and provide solutions.
Common Sexual Problems
Understanding Sexual Dysfunction:
Sexual dysfunction or problems concerning sexual intimacy can be a combination of psychological, physiological and social influences. Working with other professions as a holistic approach may be part of the process at times consulting with physicians to evaluate physical functioning may be included as part of the evaluation process. Generally sexual disorders may be considered situational or generalized, lifelong or acquired or a combination of both.
Terms of Male and Female Dysfunction:
Orgasmic Disorder (anorgasmia) - Persistent or recurrent difficulty, delay in or absence of attaining orgasm following sufficient sexual stimulation and arousal, which causes personal distress. (for
Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorders – Persistent or recurrent deficiency and/or absence of sexual fantasies, thoughts, and/or desire for, or receptivity to, sexual activity, which causes personal distress.
Hypoactive Sexual Arousal Disorder – Persistent or recurrent inability to attain or maintain sufficient sexual excitement, causing personal distress. It may be expressed as a lack of subjective excitement, or lack of genital lubrication or swelling in women, erection in males, or other physical responses.
Sexual Aversion Disorder - Aversion to and active avoidance of genital sexual contact with a sexual partner causing marked distress. The individual may experience anxiety, fear and/or disgust.
Pelvic Pain Disorders – syndromes with various symptoms which often include pain a
Dyspareunia - Recurrent or consistent genital pain associated with genital intercourse and sexual activity.
Types of Female Dysfunction:
Vaginismus - Recurrent or persistent involuntary spasm of the musculature of the outer third of the vagina that interferes with vaginal penetration which causes personal distress.
Vulvodynia (Vulvar Vestibulitis) – is a syndrome that is marked by pain at the opening of the vagina when touched often associated with pain during intercourse.
Vulvodynia (Dysesthetic Vulvodynia) – is a syndrome associated with chronic pain and a sense of burning in the vulva whether the vulva is touched or not.
Erectile Dysfunction - Recurrent inability to attain and/or maintain a penile erection sufficient for sexual performance (impotence).
Early Ejaculation - Persistent or recurrent occurrence of ejaculation with minimal sexual stimulation before, on or shortly after penetration and before the person wishes it (premature ejaculation).
Delayed Ejaculation - Undue
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