Harbor Center for Sexual Health
Where your sexual health is a priority

Specializing in Relationship and Sexual Therapy, Compulsive Sexual Behavior,
Sexual Orientation, Abuse Recovery, and Transgender Services

The Creation of Harbor Center for Sexual Health:

Harbor Psychological Associates offers a full array of counseling services for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. In the more that 20 years of providing psychological services in the West Michigan area, we recognized a largely unmet need: sexual health services. This realization brought about the creation of Harbor Center for Sexual Health. Harbor Center for Sexual Health is dedicated to advancing personal, relationship, and sexual wellness through therapy and education. Our goal is to provide sensitive, competent, and confidential care to our clients. We believe that sexual health is a natural part of total health, vitality, and wellness. Harbor Center for Sexual Health is respectful of individual, cultural, and religious values, as well as racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, and gender identities.

What We Offer:
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Treatment for individuals and couples
  • Coordination and referral for medical services if needed
  • Short-term and ongoing sex therapy
  • Therapy and educational groups
  • Comprehensive treatment and evaluation of sexual issues
  • Treatment of compulsive sexual behavior
  • A safe place to explore sexual identity
  • Sexual counseling for aging adults

Areas Often Addressed in Sex Therapy:
  • Low Desire/ Desire Discrepancies
  • Arousal and Orgasm Difficulties
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Pain with Sexual Activity
  • Sexual Abuse Issues
  • Sexual Abuse Issues
  • Limited or Inaccurate information about sex and sexuality
  • Sexual Problems associated with an illness, accident, or medical condition
  • Compulsive sexual behavior

Relationship Concerns:
  • Fear of intimacy
  • Infidelity
  • Divorce/Previous relationships
  • Communication skills
  • Relationship expectations
  • Gender roles
  • Family life cycle changes
  • Conflict resolution
  • Financial disagreements
  • Parenting disputes
  • Dynamics with family, friends, and in-laws

How Sex Therapy Can Help:
Sex therapy is a professional and ethical treatment approach to issues of sexual function and expression.  Sexual difficulties can be life long or may begin in response to a life situations such as relationship changes, medication, illness, or stressors.  Sex therapy aids people with overcoming the emotional, physical, medical, and relationship concerns that can interfere with good sex. Sex therapy can enhance a sense of well being, enrich life, and add warmth and intimacy to a relationship.

Visits are confidential and will address your concerns by:
  • Evaluating the issue and making treatment recommendations for problem resolution
  • Providing education and counseling about sexual functioning
  • Conducting short-term or ongoing psychotherapy for individuals and couples
Margaret Lowe, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist
Sex Therapist

Michelle Martin, MA
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Limited Licensed Psychologist *
Sex Therapist

For an appointment:
Self Referral call: 231.726.2299
Provider Referral call: 231.726.2299
Fax: 231.728.6345

All contacts are confidential
Most insurance is accepted

Please call 231.726.2299 to schedule an appointment. Sexual problems, like medical problems, require an evaluation. When you call, brief information will be taken over the phone and an appointment will be scheduled. During your first appointment background information will be taken, as well as detailed information about your presenting concerns. In some cases collaboration with a physician and/or physical therapist may be recommended.

* Supervised by a fully licensed psychologist