The obvious places to go for free, expert help are: Brook Advisory Centres (if you’re under 25); Family Planning Clinics; or Genito-Urinary Medicine (GUM) clinics, which are usually found in large hospitals.
There are also psychosexual units in hospitals in some parts of the UK, staffed by doctors and therapists.
Counselling and therapy have become much more popular options in recent times, but if you have a sex problem, then you most likely need to see someone who specialises in sex and/or relationships, rather than someone who is a general counsellor.
Or, if the problem may be caused by an underlying medical issue, you’ll need to see your GP. It shouldn’t be, but of course some GPs aren’t very good at dealing with more personal issues.
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