It can feel like there are a million things that can become problematic about our relationship with sex and with our sexual partners. Whether you’re experiencing sex addiction, worried about a loss of interest in sex, or hoping to work through a painful trauma, therapy and counselling can prove helpful.
What sexual problems have in common is how disruptive and upsetting they can be. Sometimes we may need help to get through these tough times, and therapy and CBT is the support system of choice for many in this situation.
Whether you are struggling with an addiction to sex, anxieties about it or persistent avoidance of it, CBT Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can hold the key to developing or regaining a happy and fulfilling relationship with sex and sexuality.MORE
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It can feel like there are a million things that can become problematic about our relationship with sex. Whether you're experiencing sex addiction, worried about a loss of interest in sex, or hoping to work through a painful trauma, Psychotherapy can prove helpful.MORE
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Sharon completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at Surrey University. As well as experience in the NHS, she has worked as a psychologist in the prison service and as a business consultant to multinationals. She has worked in executive management in the charity sector and now runs her own company which offers a variety of psychology services to individuals, groups and organisations.MORE
A chartered Counselling Psychologist who completed her training at London Metropolitan University, Kiki has worked in the NHS and has extensive experience working in the private sector. She specialises in anxieties, self-esteem and confidence.MORE
Ophelia is lead psychologist at a busy eating disorders centre in Kensington & Chelsea. She holds a professional doctorate in Clinical Psychology and has extensive experience working within four NHS trusts.MORE
Alongside his private work, David has worked in the NHS for over 10 years, with various groups including families and older adults. As a researcher he has published in numerous academic journals. He is a chartered psychologist who completed his doctorate at the Institute of Psychiatry.MORE
Lou is a chartered psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society who trained and worked in the US before moving to London in 2009. He was appointed Adjunct Professor at City University, New York, and has continued teaching in the UK as a visiting lecturer at London Metropolitan University.MORE
Martin completed his doctorate at Canterbury Christchurch University and has worked in mental health services in the NHS for over 10 years. He has further training in systemic approaches and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and works in a treatment and recovery team for the NHS in Hammersmith and Fulham.MORE
Helen completed her doctoral training at Christchurch Canterbury University. A chartered psychologist with extensive NHS experience as lead psychologist at the East London NHS Trust. Helen has also held various research and teaching roles, and pursues a keen interest in the arts.MORE
Silvia completed her training at the Institute of Psychiatry and City University. She is a chartered psychologist who alongside her private work, practices in NHS primary care at London's Maudsley Hospital, and at GP surgeries. She has particular expertise in trauma and eating disorders.MORE
Simon completed his doctoral research at Regent's College in London where he currently lectures. He has worked in adult mental health within the NHS and a number of community organisations. He has particular expertise with social anxiety, panic and addictions.MORE