Trauma and Sexual Intimacy

Trauma and Sexual Intimacy

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For interest or inquiries, please send email to or call 847.240.5080.

The experience of interpersonal trauma such as in childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault compromises one’s capacity for intimacy. For survivors, sexual intimacy can be a triggering part of the relationship evoking fear, anxiety, and re-experiencing of events, further exacerbating the shame, guilt, and blame tied to the traumatic experiences.

This 8-week group facilitates caring and empathic discussions about emotions and meanings surrounding sexual intimacy, and further places emphasis on self-care, trust, respect, and pleasure.

Participants are recommended to attend individual psychotherapy during participation in the group either at Core Psychotherapy Center or another facility.

Ready to embark on your journey towards healing?

Contact us today to schedule your appointment.