Sex Therapy: For Couples/Individuals with Concerns About Sex and Sexual Function

By Dan Pollets. Dr. Pollets' Tips for Great Sex!  Seeking Sex Therapy? Learn more. Metro Interview here.
For Men:
Emotionally upsetting, frustrating and embarrassing sexual problems such as the failure to achieve and/or maintain an erection or the inability to delay or control ejaculation can be helped by Sex Therapy and adjunctive medical treatment
For Women:

If you have lost (or never had) sexual desire, have great difficulty getting aroused and/or achieve orgasm, a Sex Therapist can help you sort out the complicated problem and decide on the right course of treatment. The emotional and relationship issues related to sexual dysfunction can be addressed in a sex therapy consultation. Learn more about Female Sexual Desire Disorder

Sexual Dysfunction is a mind/body problem that requires both psychological and medical treatment for successful outcome! 

Sexual Dysfunction From the Sex Therapist Perspective - Important Points to Keep in Mind (NEW!)

Dr. Pollets is credentialed as a sex therapist with the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (ASSECT) -- the only credentialing organization for sex therapists in the country.

Dr. Pollets has worked extensively with men and women with a variety of sexual dysfunctions. He has worked in conjunction with medical or urological treatments to provide an interdisciplinary approach (mind, body, and relationship) at the Institute for Sexual Medicine at Boston Medical Center (Department of Urology). He is able to help patients determine the appropriate balance of physical, medical or psychological intervention.

Dr. Pollets can help address the following sexual problems:


  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Early (premature) Ejaculation
  • Delayed Ejaculation
  • Low sexual desire


  • Low Sexual Desire
  • Arousal Disorders (inorgasmia)
  • Sexual Pain disorders

Definitions: Sexual Dysfunction Definitions

Blog: Please see Dr. Pollets' blog at

• Pollets, D. & Ducharme, St. Psychological Assessment of Erectile Dysfunction . Sex and Disability, 17:2, 129-145, 1999.

• Pollets, D., Seeking Help for Sexual Function Complaints: What Gynecologists Need to Know About the Female Patient's Experience. Fertility and Sterility, 79(3): 572-576, 2003.