Our Sex Therapists in Bethesda and Dupont Circle

We successfully treat some of the most common obstacles couples face with intimacy, such as:

  • Low libido
  • Lack of communication about sexual needs
  • Sex addiction help including addiction or over-use of pornography
  • Infidelity and trust issues
  • Lack of emotional intimacy
  • Navigating boundaries in a non-monogamous relationship
  • Questions about sexual identity
  • Exploring interest in kink and understanding alternative arousal patterns

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Patti Renko, LCSW-C
Psychotherapist for Individuals and Marriage/Couples, Sex Therapist 
Office Location
: Bethesda

Call Patti directly at 202-629-1949 ext. 14

Patti Renko is a passionate, dynamic, culturally sensitive, LGBTQ+ allied individual psychotherapist, sex therapist, and couples therapist. She specializes in treating adult individual clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar and related disorders, emotional regulation, acute stress, sexual dysfunction, desire and intimacy issues, life transitions, and difficulties in relationships and dating. Patti successfully treats both individuals and partners in her sex therapy work with clients; and her couples therapy approach promotes strengths, decreases emotional avoidance, modifies dysfunctional behavior, improves communication, and changes the view of the relationship.

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Our fees are between $200-$400 for 50 minutes, depending on your counselor. We do not accept insurance, meaning we are not "in-network" with any health plans.
However, many of our clients submit claims to their out-of-network health insurance and receive 40-60% reimbursement.