Many people experience problems with sex at some stage of their lives. Unfortunately, these problems don’t usually resolve on their own and psychosexual therapy is often a helpful option. You might be looking for a solution to work through a particular issue effecting your romantic relationship, improve communication or increase intimacy. Other people might be looking for more education or simply someone to talk to about their sex lives in a safe, confidential and supportive therapeutic environment. The good news is that you are not alone and that help is available.
Kym Robinson believes that everyone has a right to a happy and healthy sex life, and that sexuality and intimacy are an essential part of who we are as humans. She offers sex therapy to individuals and all types of couples in the Canberra area. Her passion is for providing her clients a safe and judgement free environment where her clients feel supported and welcome. Kym works confidently with many different concerns to help tailor a treatment plan to each individual client’s needs.
Clients who see Kym may be experiencing problems with low or mismatched libido, arousal or orgasm difficulties, erectile dysfunction, pain with intercourse, infertility, gender issues, or sexual orientation concerns. Clients may be single or in a relationship, and come from all different ages and cultural backgrounds.
Kym selectively utilizes techniques and therapeutic frameworks in an integrative approach which draws from cognitive behavioural therapy, solutions focused brief therapy and person centred perspectives to implement a professional counselling service unique for each client.
Kym began her career as a Registered Nurse (RN) and completed her bachelor of nursing at the University of Canberra. She combines more than 15 years’ experience working both locally and internationally with a Master’s of Science in Medicine (MScMed) in Sexual Health Counselling from the University of Sydney. Kym is a certified Psychosexual Therapist and member of the Society of Australian Sexologists Ltd (SAS) Kym adheres to the Society’s Code of Ethics and Practice. To find out more, go to societyaustraliansexologists.org.au. All members must receive regular supervision to ensure their work is ethically conducted and must meet ongoing professional development criteria.
Kym uses her extensive experience to understand how a complex interplay of biological, psychological and social factors can contribute to sexual function and dysfunction. Her nursing background has given her a highly-developed understanding of health issues that may be contributing to her client’s concern, and she regularly works with other health professionals in sexual health education. Kym has experience in teaching sex education and STI prevention in high schools and with intellectual disability groups.