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Therapeutic techniques

Diverse therapeutic modalities are used in Functional Sex Therapy to facilitate patient change.

The following techniques are the most often used:

– Teaching of corporeal skills and breathing techniques

– Sex information based on the functional sexuality model

– Examination of sexual beliefs and attitudes

– Analysis of the relationship between sexual excitement (physiological activation) and sexual pleasure (emotional activation)

– Self-observation of the course of sexual tension (sexual excitement‒sexual pleasure) and reflection on its relationship with body movements and sexual cognitive processes.

– Directed perception, perceptual modalities modification, corporeal and intrapsychic applications of sexual tension management techniques

– Scientific experimentation of new ways of moving and thinking, utilization of the personal and couple potential

– Analysis of the sexual and affectionate corporeal and verbal communication between the partners