Erectile Dysfunction Therapy
Countless men suffer from Erectile Dysfunction (or ED), the inability to get or maintain an erection. While many drugs such as Viagra and Cialis are available to mask the symptoms, they do not deal with the underlying causes of ED. For some men, these drugs are not an effective solution and for others, who have medical conditions that prohibit the use of performance-enhancing drugs, there can still be help. Also, there are some men out there who want to fix ED, but simply do not want to be reliant on a drug. While we are not against drugs as one possible pathway to greater confidence, we believe starting with more natural, holistic solutions should be first. We work with many men who deal with erectile dysfunction and want men to know that, for many of you, there are alternative solutions, especially when the root of erectile dysfunction is psychological as opposed to physiological.
One way to tell if you are dealing with psychological ED is if it is not across the board. In other words, if you feel comfortable and relaxed and have perfectly normal erections during masturbation but cannot get them with a partner, you are likely dealing with psychological ED. (Note: If you are having ED in all situations, even masturbation, make sure you get it checked out as it can be a sign of heart disease). We have found that psychological ED has at least 3 underlying roots – performance anxiety, impulse control (too much, not too little) and a functional response to a dysfunctional situation (where you have very good reasons NOT to be having sex with the person you are attempting to have it with and your penis knows better than you do).
In Somatica sex coaching and sex therapy sessions you will learn to:
- Let go of performance anxiety through breath and erotically embodied relaxation
- Follow through on your impulses
- Turn women on so you get aroused by their sexual response
- Allow your sexual desire to flow and your erection to follow that flow
- Engage women with your whole body instead of putting so much pressure on your penis
- Listen to the wisdom of your penis, regardless of what your big brain is telling you
Prepare for your session:
- Read Cockfidence: The Extraordinary Lover’s Guide to Being the Man You Want to be and Driving Women Wild.
- Download ourPsychological Erectile Dysfunction audio programs.
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