Because sometimes therapy is easier at home…

In today’s world, online therapy is a way to stay safe and access therapy from the comfort of your house. Online therapy might seem a bit weird at first (especially sex therapy). But, many of our clients have shared they do prefer having sessions online. Our clients have found that it is easier to make time for counseling when they don’t have to commute to our counseling office which is located in Cinncinati. Now, you can attend sessions before school begins, in-between work meetings, or after their kids go to bed. Overall, online therapy gives you more flexibility to attend counseling during their day, especially with your significant other.

Let’s face it. Rates of anxiety and depression have skyrocketed. And, relationship tension has become more common. Maybe, you are living alone during the pandemic. That can feel very lonely and highlight the struggles of being single. Perhaps, you recognize that you have more time than you used to. So, you want to dive into working on your relationship or yourself. Maybe, the stress of being home with your significant other all day has become more obvious the longer quarantine goes on. Or, your kids are home 24/7, you don’t have a moment to think, let alone take care of yourself.

Online Therapy Makes it Simple to Have Counseling Sessions in Kentucky

Our therapy team knows that relationship counseling and sex therapy is not available in a lot of rural areas in Kentucky (shocker, right!) When you live in a small Kentucky town like Danville, Owensboro, or Bowling Green you may not have access to a therapist who specializes in this kind of therapy. So, you have to travel long distances just to work with a sex therapist. But, with online therapy in Kentucky, our team of therapists can provide resources to areas that would typically not have access to sex and relationship therapy otherwise.

HIPPA Compliment Approach During Online Therapy

We get it. Life is strange and complex these days with COVID. We’re here to meet you where you are from the comfort (or chaos) of your home. Our online therapists use a HIPPA compliant online therapy platform, Simple Practice. This platform offers a safe, non-judgmental space for you to explore and process the aspects of your life that you find challenging. At Emma Schmidt and Associates, we provide a variety of different types of therapy for individuals, couples, alternative relationships, and groups.

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Online Sex Therapy in Kentucky …

At Emma Schmidt and Associates we specialize in providing high-quality sex therapy to individuals in all kinds of partnerships. This includes monogamous relationships, people in open relationships, swingers, LGBTQIA + relationships, those practicing polyamory, or couples who engage in kink or BDSM.

The mission of sex therapy is to guide you in working through a variety of challenges including but not limited to: 

  • Performance anxiety
  • Sexual disorders and dysfunction
  • Sexual pain
  • Challenges with orgasm
  • Vaginismus
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Low libido
  • Premature ejaculation
  • Sex addiction or problematic sexual behavior
  • Painful sex
  • Mismatched sexual desire
  • Sexual trauma and assault
  • Sexual boundaries
  • Sex after pregnancy
  • Sex after cancer
  • Religion and sex

Online relationship counseling and online marriage therapy…

As sex and relationship therapists, we realize that often there are reoccurring challenges in a relationship that need to be addressed in order to move forward in relationship. It’s normal for couples to fight, but the mark of a healthy partnership is found in the ability to resolve conflict. When you find yourself or your partner coping with conflicts and relationship frustration by withdrawing or becoming defensive or hurtful, then it may be time to seek the help of a skilled relationship therapist.

Our counselors can guide you in breaking negative relationship cycles and heal your partnership in online relationship therapy. This process provides you a path for moving forward together.

General Therapy for Online Therapy…

Sometimes, you just need someone who can listen to you. Life can bring many different challenges your way. Maybe, you aren’t feeling totally like yourself these days. Or, the concerns of the environment around you has become too much to take. Perhaps, the loneliness of quarantine has really caught up to you. Most people feel depressed, anxious, and stressed at some point in their life. When this happens, it can simply help to have another person to talk with.

All the therapists at Emma Schmidt and Associates are educated and trained as general counselors first and foremost. But, we can guide you through other mental health challenges too. But, if we feel that what you are going through is outside of our specialization or competency we will make sure you get into the hands of the right people. What is critical to us is that you are getting high-quality care even if that means referring out. Please reach out to our therapy office if you are curious if one of our counselors would be the right fit for you and your needs.

Online Premarital Counseling in Kentucky…

YAY! You’re about to tie the knot! This is such an important time in your journey when you and your partner are filled with hope for the future.

One of the best ways to ensure marital happiness is to get premarital therapy with a counselor who is trained in relationship therapy. During premarital counseling, you will dive into getting to know your future partner better with the help of questions from your counselor. You and your partner will have the chance to take part in an assessment through Prepare/Enrich, which will allow you to better understand your areas of growth and where you thrive in your relationship. Then, you will also talk about challenges that frequently cause conflict and problems in marriages such as finances, children and parenting, blending families, cultures, and religions, division of marital and household responsibilities and duties, and more.

Ultimately, premarital counseling sets you up for the best possible success to have a satisfying and long-lasting marriage.

Online Counseling for those with alternative lifestyles…

Our sex and relationship therapists are incredibly skilled in helping couples in all kinds of relationships and individuals leading alternative lifestyles. When you’re in an alternative relationship, asking for help may leave you feeling really vulnerable. Our goal is to help you feel comfortable by providing you with a non-judgmental and comfortable virtual space to talk through your concerns and unique challenges.

Online Trauma Counseling and PTSD treatment…

Surviving trauma may leave you feeling paralyzed, unable to move forward from the terrifying experience(s) that happened to you. The trauma therapists at Emma Schmidt and Associates provide online trauma treatment and PTSD treatment to help individuals, couples, and families heal. Online therapy can allow you to move forward in your journey so that you can go from surviving to thriving.

EMDR through Online Therapy…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an innovative and research-based therapeutic approach used with talk-counseling to help clients overcome the roadblocks preventing them from moving forward and finding true therapeutic healing. Although it is often used to treat trauma and PTSD, it can also be a treatment for a variety of other mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, sexual and intimacy concerns, performance issues, and more.

EMDR is traditionally administered in a clinical setting but we are finding it also helpful when used over an online platform as well.

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Our Approach to Online Therapy in Kentucky…

At Emma Schmidt and Associates we aim to provide the same high-quality therapy services you would receive if you’d meet with one of our counselors in our Cincinnati based therapy offices in-person. If you’re worried about the effectiveness of virtual therapy, don’t be. In fact, research shows that online therapy can be just as effective as traditional in-person counseling. Sometimes, just knowing that you can access high-quality therapy services from the comfort of your home helps. It offers you the security to open up and be vulnerable with your counselor. At our therapy practice, our clinicians are ready and able to help you work on the challenges that matter most to you through our secure online therapy platform.

Please contact our counseling center if you are worried about online counseling. We will be happy to have you try out our Telehealth platform during a free 15-minute consultation session.

Ready to start online therapy?

If you’re ready to begin online counseling to work on your personal, sexual, or relationship concerns, the therapists at Emma Schmidt and Associates would be honored to talk with you and share the many ways we can help you thrive. To begin online therapy in Kentucky, follow these steps:

1. Contact Emma Schmidt and Associates to request a free consultation.

2. Meet with a skilled online therapist through our HIPAA compliant platform.

3. Begin online counseling to achieve mental wellness, health, and happiness.

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The therapists at Emma Schmidt and Associates, a Cincinnati-based therapy office, are skilled relationship and sex therapists. But, that’s not the only mental health service they offer. Our clinicians treat general mental health and relationship concerns. We treat many different sexual concerns including sexual pain and erectile dysfunction, and mismatched libido. We also offer anxiety treatment, depression treatment, trauma and PTSD treatment, sexual trauma treatment, EMDR, affair recovery counseling, and relationship and couples therapy. In addition to offering online therapy in Kentucky, we also offer online therapy in Ohio and online therapy in Indiana. Contact our office to learn more about our workshops and the many ways our team of skilled therapists can help you thrive.