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Individual & Couples Therapy for Sexuality & Addictions Treatment

Located on Kennedy Blvd in the heart of South Tampa, Dr Ron DeMao has been in practice for over 30 years. Providing individual and couples therapy, with additional specialization in addictions and sex therapy.

Tampa couples therapy that works

Dr. DeMao has been licensed as a Clinical Psychologist since 1989 and a Certified  Sex Therapist since 1998. In his over 30 years of practice, he has successfully treated hundreds of patients with a wide variety of clinical issues, making him one of the most experienced and successful providers in the area. Dr. DeMao is also one of very few providers in the area who are dually licensed as a Psychologist and Certified Sex Therapist.

Dr. DeMao's expertise spans a wide array of clinical issues, including but not limited to:

  • Individual psychotherapy for anxiety, depression, divorce, personal issues of all sorts, grief or other life transitions adjustment.
  • Marital and relationship counseling, including marital enhancement, resolution of affairs, conflict management-resolution and other family issues such as domestic violence.
  • Alcohol, drug or other addictions, including compulsive sexuality and pornography use. Process addictions such as gambling, eating disorders and other compulsive behaviors.
  • Comprehensive sex therapy for premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, anorgasmia, mis-matched levels of sex desire, and sexual fetishes. Dr. DeMao is LBGTQ+ friendly and treats gender dysphoria and transgender clients.
  • Psychotherapy and Consultations with other local mental health professionals, treatment facilities, and Major League sports teams and players.

What sets Dr. DeMao's approach to psychotherapy apart is his belief in creating a safe space where patients feel at ease, ensuring an environment that is non-judgmental, caring and, above all, confidential. This commitment to his patients is reflected in the many referrals he has received from other health care professionals and satisfied clients who trust him with their clients, friends and family members.

Dr. DeMao is proud to have been invited to address the local Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy associations on multiple occasions and to have been twice elected by his peers to be President of the local chapter of the Florida Psychological Association and to serve on the state Board of Directors for the FPA.

For those in need of an experienced Psychologist with a compassionate approach, Dr. DeMao is the professional you can confidently trust for your treatment needs.