Vaginismus Counselling Wolverhampton
Psychological Therapy for Vaginismus
Vaginismus is a fairly common problem in which the muscles at the entrance to the vagina tighten-up and make penetration almost impossible and certainly painful.
Medical Research records that is almost invariably (but not in ALL cases, there are physical causes too) due to psychological issues, often occurring after some sort of relationship distress.
It is not uncommon for women to be affected for many years as sexual problems often tend not to be dealt with due to the embarrassment of talking about it with somebody.
Vaginismus is most commonly found in females in their late teens to early thirties and can have a seriously debilitating effect on relationships and create low self esteem.
What can cause Vaginismus?
For most sufferers of Vaginismus the cause is Psychological, often this can be negative childhood experiences, such as the attitude to sex by parents, sometimes it can be due to a difficult child birthing experience.
Despite the Psychological cause, the vagina muscles tightening making penetration almost impossible can become an unconscious reflex that sufferers can do little about.
Sometimes the first sexual encounter can be painful or very negative and can result in this “defensive” reflex.
Often it can be caused by nothing more than just negative talk or messages that go around in early youth and it is not uncommon to find that problems within a relationship can also give rise to Vaginismus.
Can Vaginismus be treated?
Vaginismus is principally a psychological problem rather than a physiological one but not exclusively.
If you are suffering from this problem is is very important to visit your GP or health-care specialist who can confirm or rule-out any biological problems prior to consulting for therapy.
Counselling for Vaginismus
In the event that you are aware of any previous negative sexual experience in your life then following a course of Psychoanalysis will allow you to gently re-consider, and re-process these experiences, and having done that to then be able to re-integrate those experiences but with a greater level of perspective.
If your problem has become more significant over time, then there is a good chance that you have developed some un-helpful belief systems and thinking styles that have negatively impacted upon the symptoms.
Following the Thrive Programme can help you to gain a deep level of understanding into these belief systems and thinking styles and in so doing, provide you with the necessary tools and techniques to take charge of your thinking process in order to alleviate the symptoms you experience.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy may also be a useful intervention as it deals with the way that our thinking directly affects the behavioural experience we have (the way that we “feel”).
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FREE Initial Consultations for Vaginismus
We offer all prospective clients a FREE initial assessment to chat about your vaginismus problems. During this 50 minute consultation we will discuss the various options that are available to you and make a considered recommendation based on your individual personal circumstances.
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