She/Her/HersMaster of Education, Ed.M. Counseling Psychology Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Nicole Irving is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in sex and relationship therapy. She works with individuals and couples struggling with sexual dysfunction including difficulty with orgasm, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, and sexual pain. Other issues she commonly treats are desire discrepancies between couples, exploration of fantasies, discovering and re-discovering desire, and working with the LGBTQ+ community in exploring identity and healing from trauma. In relationship work, she guides partners through strategies to improve communication, identify attachment issues, heal from infidelity, and build intimacy and security in the relationship.
Nicole works from a warm, compassionate, and nonjudgmental approach. She prides herself on being an inclusive and relatable therapist who normalizes sexual and relationship issues. She works with all backgrounds and is LGBTQ+, poly, and kink-friendly. She believes in offering evidence-based solutions to help her clients overcome whatever challenges they face. She creates a collaborative environment where clients feel heard and understood. Nicole understands how hopeless and frustrating experiencing sexual or relationship difficulties can be. Often, people are left feeling helpless even after seeing medical providers and other therapists. Together, she will work with you to help you find solutions to have a more satisfying relationship and life.
Nicole received her Masters in Arts in Psychology and Counseling at New York University. She then went on to George Washington University in DC to gain a Post-Master’s Certificate in Counseling. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Clinical Sexology from Modern Sex Therapy Institutes and is expected to receive her doctorate in 2025. She has worked with individuals and couples since 2017 and is trained in Sex Therapy interventions, the Gottman Method, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, attachment theory, and Existential Therapy.
Nicole offers telehealth sessions to Virginia residents and has both early morning and evening availability.
Sexual health & dysfunction - Addressing emotional, physical, and biological concerns related to sexual intimacy and functioning; education and skill building around topics such as erectile dysfunction, orgasms, low libido, shame, and history of abuse; improving communication to realize a fulfilling sex life
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Infidelity - Processing through the impacts that infidelity has on one’s relationship; learning how to set boundaries, resolve conflict effectively, and promote healing in the relationship
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
Nonmonogamy, polyamory, and kink - Exploring one’s values in and beliefs about relationships; practicing boundary-setting, conflict resolution, and romantic or sexual relationship bonding with partners
Nicole Irving is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 4 years
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