Roger  Libby

Roger Libby

Psychologist, PhD

AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, AASECT

Accepting new clients for morning, afternoon, evening, daytime, & weekend appointments in Seattle practice (updated November 18, 2019)

Accepting new clients for morning, afternoon, evening, daytime, & weekend appointments in Poulsbo practice (updated November 18, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Sex therapy & sexual health
  • Couples counseling
  • LGBTQIA topics
  • Relationships
  • Polyamory and other non-monogamous options

Professional statement

Dr. Roger Libby is a couples counselor and AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist with two offices in the Seattle area. He sees both couples and individuals and specializes in a number of different areas related to sex therapy, including delayed or premature ejaculation, lack of orgasms, out-of-control sexual behaviors, desire discrepancies, and/or general relationship challenges. He has extensive experience working with LGBTQIA couples and those in nontraditional relationships, like swinging, polyamory, and couples in an open marriage.

As a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (CBT), Dr. Libby utilizes a solution-oriented approach and helps his clients develop a clear treatment plan that includes their goals. He is active in sessions and helps his clients solve the problems they are facing. When working with couples, he utilizes elements of the Gottman Method. He also takes a team-oriented approach and frequently works with specialists in sexual health, psychiatrists, physical therapists, gynecologists, and urologists.

Dr. Libby is an expert in his field and is passionate about the work he does. With over two decades of experience in the Seattle area, Dr. Libby helps his clients overcome any sexual and/or relationship challenges to live a life they deserve. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the University of New Hampshire and received his PhD from Washington State University. He also received his MA from University of Connecticut. his BA from Western Washington State University. He looks forward to meeting you.


Message to clients

I offer a treatment plan with homework and home-play. I do not judge or take sides, and I have a sense of humor.


Specialties

Sex therapy & sexual health - 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 topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Polyamory and other non-monogamous options - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationship; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating


General expertise


Insurance

Roger Libby is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $250 (60min)
  • Initial session: $250 (60min)

Therapist's note

Dr. Libby can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Seattle practice

121 Lakeside Avenue

Seattle, WA 98122

Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Sat 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Poulsbo practice

Liberty Bay Marina

17791 Fjord Drive Northeast

Poulsbo, WA 98370

Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Sat 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, Couples counselor and AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist, 1990 - Present

Pleasure Dome Radio Show, Host, 1996 - 1999

University of Mass, Professor, 1978 - 1985

Syracuse University, Professor, 1974 - 1976

SUNY Albany, Research Associate, 1976 - 1977

University of Georgia, Post-doctoral fellowship, 1973 1974

University of New Hampshire, Ph.D., 1978

Washington State University, M.A., 1974

University of Connecticut, B.A., 1969

Western Washington University, 1964


Languages

  • English