Franceen King, Ph.D., LMHC
My approach to Sex Therapy starts with the assumption that sexual pleasure is profoundly healing... physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually...and everyone deserves to experience sexual pleasure, whether alone or with others, in ways that are safe, respectful, and satisfying. In addition to being the channel through which we bring new life into the world, sexuality is an expression of our natural aliveness and a principle doorway to awareness of our own Divinity.
I am a Diplomate of the American Board of Sexology (ABS
#2712), and a PhD graduate of the American
Academy of Clinical Sexologists at
What is Sex Therapy?
description of sex therapy is included at the following American Board of Sexology
Link. In general, Sex Therapy is a set of professional and ethical
skills used to address sexual desire and arousal disorders, orgasmic and
erectile dysfunctions, limitations due to physical disability, problematic
sexual behavior or preferences, and gender identity disorders. In the State of
What is Sex Coaching?
Sex Coaching is a more recent and somewhat broader approach to addressing concerns about sexual functioning and satisfaction, where specific sexual disorders and dysfunctions are not present. Typically, clients play a larger role in defining their goals and take more responsibility for accomplishing them. The goals are more likely related to self-awareness, enhanced erotic responsiveness, and emotional intimacy. The sex coach provides information, suggestions, and support for beginning new ways of thinking, behaving, and responding. This often includes a much broader array of home assignments.
Currently I work
with individuals and couples, in person, during daytime hours. I am located in