Individual & Sex Therapy

“Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible.” – Mandy Hale

Kimberly Clapp, Mariage and Family therapise in Santa Monica, CA.

Kimberly Clapp M.S. M.A. C.R.C. M.F.T.

Marriage & Family Therapist

Question to Ponder When Considering Therapy

  • Do you feel like life is passing you by?
  • Do you find yourself repeating the same patterns? Do you have difficulty making a decision? Do you feel hopeless?
  • Does the idea of online dating make you break out in a cold sweat?
  • Do you feel lonely? Are you in pain due to the loss of relationship?
  • Are you struggling with enjoying sex or with a sexual dysfunction?
  • Are you struggling with an addictions?
  • Is your life unmanageable?
  • Do you struggle with disordered eating?
  • Are you in pain or feel hopeless due to infertility?
  • Are you having trouble navigating infertility treatment options?

A Passion for Helping People

I have a passion for helping people achieve more fulfillment and balance in their lives. I use empathy and insight to address each person's unique individual needs, and to help them make more intuitive and authentic choices in their lives. I help others discover and unlock negative thoughts and patterns of the past, allowing them to focus on the present, feel more fulfilled, and achieve goals for the future.

Individual Therapy Treatment Specialties

  • Grief and loss – physical death or living loss
  • Infertility
  • LGBTQIA
  • Relationship issues
  • Online dating
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Disordered eating
  • Addictions
  • Communication issues
  • Codependency-people pleasing
  • Financial issues

How Working with a Therapist May Help

  • Feeling more connected in relationships
  • Insight into patterns in your life that are not serving you
  • Non-judgmental support
  • Tools and coping skills to help you outside of therapy
  • Clarity versus feeling stuck
  • Direction in your professional or personal life
  • Discovering or reengaging with your purpose
  • Acquire the tools and skills to navigate online dating
  • Acquire the tools and skills and resources to navigate infertility treatment
  • Support and guidance processing grief
  • Treatment for addictions

Individual Therapy Treatment for Sexual Issues

I am a sexually positive therapist; sexual positivity promotes and embraces sexuality with few limits beyond an emphasis on safe sex and the importance of consent. Sex positivity is "an attitude towards human sexuality that regards all consensual sexual activities as fundamentally healthy and pleasurable and encourages sexual pleasure and experimentation.

Individual Sex Therapy Treatment Specialties

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Rapid ejaculation
  • Delayed ejaculation
  • Performance anxiety
  • Lack of desire
  • Pelvic pain
  • Loss of sexual desire/low libido
  • Body image
  • Sexual trauma/PTSD
  • Sexual anorexia
  • Sexual phobias
  • Alternative family planning/infertility
  • Surrogacy and IVF
  • Family planning using sperm and/or egg donation
  • Vulvodynia, Vaginismus

Benefits of Working with a Sex Specialist

The benefit in coming to a sex specialist is that clients know they are coming to someone who frequently hears about these issues and is not reluctant to talk about erectile dysfunction, masturbation, porn and/or other topics that may be uncomfortable to talk about.

    How Working with a Sex Specialist May Help

  • Treatment for sexual addictions and/or porn addiction
  • Tools, skills and resources to treat sexual dysfunction
  • Treatment for anxiety and shame
  • Feeling connected in relationship
  • Improve confidence and self esteem
  • Insight into what feels comfortable sexually
  • Support and guidance
  • Feeling closer to your sexual partner(s)
  • Deeper empathic connection to yourself and your partner(s)
  • A better understanding of yourself and your partner(s)

Resources:

  • The Disease To Please: Curing the People-Pleasing Syndrome – Harriet Braiker
  • Codependent No More – Melody Beattie
  • 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder: Effective Strategies from Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience (8 Keys to Mental Health) - Carolyn Costin
  • Little Book of Inner Peace: Simple Practices for Less Angst, More Calm - Ashley Davis Bush
  • Transcending Loss: Understanding the Lifelong Impact of Grief and How to Make It Meaningful – Ashley Davis Bush
  • When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times (Shambhala Classics) – Pema Chodron
  • The Surrender Experiment – Michael Singer
  • The Untethered Soul - Michael Singer

If you would like to explore working with me and how it might change your life for the better — don’t wait — call me today or click below to set up your complimentary consultation!

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