Sexual Challenges

At Wildflower, we understand that sexuality is an integral aspect of one’s overall health and well-being. Whether you’re grappling with discomfort or uncertainties about sex, intimacy challenges, or exploring your sexual identity, our LGBTQIA+ and sex therapy services in Chicago, Oak Park and Boulder, offer a secure, empowering space to explore, learn, and find solutions. 

How To Get Started With Wildflower

Request a Free Consultation

Schedule a 15-minute call online or by phone. We’ll cover key details and make sure we’re the right fit for your needs. 

Complete New Client Paperwork

Receive registration forms pre-visit. Your therapist will review details, ensuring clarity on our policies and guidelines.

Attend Your First
Therapy Session

During a 60-minute intake session, you’ll get to know your therapist better and discuss your treatment needs. 

Feeling Overwhelmed? We’ll Help You Find Your Calm. 

Everyone struggles with their mental health from time to time, and there are some challenges no one should face alone. Therapy can help you navigate these challenges with emotional clarity, resilience, and strength. 

Exploring Your Sexual Self: A Safe Space for Growth

Psychotherapy at Wildflower provides a safe space for discussing your feelings about your sexual self, orientation, and identity, fostering meaningful change and growth in this vital aspect of your life.

Humans are inherently sexual beings. Our experiences encompass various desires, thoughts, emotions, body perceptions, and more. Sexuality is a core dimension of identity, capable of bringing us immense joy but also anxiety, isolation, and trauma. Family and cultural messages shape our sexuality, sometimes leading to painful memories and limiting beliefs. Many find it easier to have sex than to talk about it openly.

We believe in open, respectful communication about preferences, needs, and desires, as it enhances intimacy and strengthens relationships. Whether you face challenges or seek to improve your sex life, we can assist. Sexuality is integral to health, and addressing it is a valuable investment in your well-being.

Sex Therapy: Embracing Sexual Wellbeing and Identity 

At Wildflower, we believe in fostering a space where individuals can navigate and understand their sexuality with confidence. Delve into various aspects of sexual health, from desire and function to identity and trauma recovery, in an environment that prioritizes acceptance and understanding.

Sexual Desire and Function 

Explore issues like low libido, orgasm difficulties, desire differences, and performance concerns in a supportive environment to enhance your sexual well-being and satisfaction.

Sexual Communication and Compatibility 

Address conflicts around sexual preferences, intimacy after trauma, fertility challenges, and postpartum adjustments in a safe space, fostering healthier relationships and intimacy.

Pain and Physical Issues During Sex 

Seek guidance for sexual pain and penetration difficulties. Our experts provide understanding and solutions to enhance your comfort and pleasure during intimate moments.

Sexual Identity and Orientation 

Navigate questions about sexual identity, orientation, LGBTQIA+ matters, and trauma-related concerns. Our inclusive approach ensures a respectful exploration of your unique experiences.

Sex Positivity and Healthy Exploration 

Embrace sex positivity and explore your desires openly. Our kink and BDSM-friendly environment fosters a respectful, safe space for individuals and couples to celebrate diverse sexual expressions.

Sexual Trauma Recovery 

Heal from past sexual trauma with specialized support. Our trauma-informed therapists provide a safe and compassionate space to address and recover from traumatic experiences.

Flourish With Wildflower:
Discover. Heal. Grow. 

Dive into a transformative therapy experience with Wildflower. Uncover hidden strengths, embrace emotional growth and journey toward a renewed sense of self. 

Core Tenets of Wildflower’s
Clinical Philosophy

Deeply Relational &
Personalized Therapy 

We recognize that you are the expert on your life. Therapy at Wildflower is a collaborative journey. Our caring, affirming therapists tailor sessions to your unique needs and experiences, emphasizing the therapeutic relationship as a catalyst for growth.

Commitment to
Excellence & Learning

Every client deserves the best of our clinical skills and knowledge. Our team is a community of professionals who not only uphold shared values and clinical excellence but also engage in regular training and consultation to stay at the forefront of therapeutic practices.

Stigma-Free View on
Mental Health 

Mental health is a vital component of overall well-being, deserving of attention without any stigma or judgment. Everyone faces challenges, and seeking help is a sign of resilience and strength. Every person’s mental health journey is valid, and we aim to support that with the utmost respect.

Advocates of Social
Justice & Inclusivity 

We recognize that no one exists in a vacuum. Complex systems of oppression and privilege shape individuals’ lives. We believe that as mental health professionals, we have an obligation to promote social justice and contribute to a world that celebrates every person’s inherent worth. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Sex therapy is a specialized form of psychotherapy that addresses concerns related to sexual function, desire, intimacy, communication, and sexual identity. It provides a safe space for individuals or couples to discuss and address their sexual challenges with a trained professional.

While many couples seek sex therapy to address relationship and intimacy challenges, individuals also benefit immensely. Whether navigating personal sexual concerns, exploring sexual identity, or healing from past trauma, sex therapy offers tailored support.

Our therapists are trained to understand the unique experiences and challenges faced by the LGBTQIA+ community. Whether you’re exploring your sexual identity, facing societal pressures or stigma, or navigating relationship dynamics, our therapy is inclusive and affirming.

Therapy provides a holistic approach to addressing physical pain during intimacy. Beyond medical referrals if needed, it delves into the emotional and psychological factors that might contribute, offering strategies for relaxation, communication, and more.

Sex positivity refers to the view that all consensual sexual expressions are valid and should be celebrated. In therapy, it means creating an environment free of judgment, where individuals can explore, understand, and celebrate their sexual desires and expressions.

It’s completely understandable to have reservations. Our therapists prioritize creating a safe and respectful space, ensuring you feel comfortable sharing at your own pace. We value your boundaries and work collaboratively to address your concerns.

Our Clients’ Growth Stories

Blooming Insights:
The Latest from the Wildflower Blog 

We believe that knowledge and learning are key aspects of helping you to grow and thrive on your mental health journey. Stay updated with our latest articles on emotional well-being, perinatal mental health, sexuality, and more on our blog. 

Blossom Into Your Best Self with Wildflower

Work with Wildflower to cultivate emotional strength and clarity. With expert support and a deeply personal touch, let’s nurture your growth and well-being. Ready to bloom? We’re here to guide you.