Sexuality refers to how we experience ourselves as sexual beings, the importance of sex in our life, how we express our sexuality, and who we choose as a sexual partner. Our intimate relationships may be on-going sources of happiness, pleasure, support and excitement, or carry trepidation, anxiety, and stress.
Many factors affect our intimate lives, some of which are rooted in childhood, while others stem from experiences of adolescence or adulthood. Low self-esteem, poor body image, abuse, and similar issues can negatively affect sexual intimacy. Our sexuality may be full of questions around sexual orientation or gender identity, or of concerns regarding sexual behaviours, fantasies, and preferences. Lack of desire, inability to achieve orgasm, or sexual dysfunction may make it difficult to enjoy any kind of physical intimacy.
TCG counsellors are trained to help with a wide range of sexual issues, whether individually or as a couple, within a relationship or as a single person.