Sex Therapy Counselling in North London, London

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Bjorn Ventris
Psychotherapist, COSRT General
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North London, London N16
Hello, my name is Bjorn Ventris and I am a relationship and sex therapist based in London. My pronouns are he/him. I work with couples and individuals from all backgrounds and orientations to help them improve their relationships and sex lives. Some issues I help clients with include: mismatched or low desire, improving communication, dealing with conflict, long term commitment, infidelity and rebuilding trust, improving intimacy, working to end relationships on good terms, consensual non-monogamy, step families, erectile dysfunction, rapid or retarded ejaculation, pain during sex, vaginismus & anorgasmia.
Hello, my name is Bjorn Ventris and I am a relationship and sex therapist based in London. My pronouns are he/him. I work with couples and individuals from all backgrounds and orientations to help them improve their relationships and sex lives. Some issues I help clients with include: mismatched or low desire, improving communication, dealing with conflict, long term commitment, infidelity and rebuilding trust, improving intimacy, working to end relationships on good terms, consensual non-monogamy, step families, erectile dysfunction, rapid or retarded ejaculation, pain during sex, vaginismus & anorgasmia.
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Laura Stannard -Sex & Relationship Therapy
Psychotherapist, COSRT General
Verified Verified
North London, London N8  (Online Only)
As a neurodivergent sex and relationship therapist I get it.
Are you finding that conventional sex and relationship guidance doesn’t work for you? Do you often feel like you’re marching to the beat of your own drum? Are you trapped in a cycle of burnout that’s seeping into your intimate life? Perhaps you’ve found that your experiences don’t fit neatly into the mainstream narrative and you’ve been seeking guidance that understands and respects your individuality.
As a neurodivergent sex and relationship therapist I get it.
Are you finding that conventional sex and relationship guidance doesn’t work for you? Do you often feel like you’re marching to the beat of your own drum? Are you trapped in a cycle of burnout that’s seeping into your intimate life? Perhaps you’ve found that your experiences don’t fit neatly into the mainstream narrative and you’ve been seeking guidance that understands and respects your individuality.
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Rosalind Simpson
Psychotherapist, COSRT Accred
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
North London, London N16
I work with individuals and couples. Although I specialise in relationship issues including sex and sexuality, I have a vast experience in most other issues including anxiety and depression, stress, trauma and PTSD, phobias and panic, low self esteem and social anxiety, loneliness and loss. I am a sex positive therapist and open to whatever your identification or orientation including kink, polyamory and consensual BDSM. I can help you achieve your goals and reach your full potential. Please contact me for a free 15 minute Zoom or telephone conversation to see if you think you would like working with me or one of my associates.
I work with individuals and couples. Although I specialise in relationship issues including sex and sexuality, I have a vast experience in most other issues including anxiety and depression, stress, trauma and PTSD, phobias and panic, low self esteem and social anxiety, loneliness and loss. I am a sex positive therapist and open to whatever your identification or orientation including kink, polyamory and consensual BDSM. I can help you achieve your goals and reach your full potential. Please contact me for a free 15 minute Zoom or telephone conversation to see if you think you would like working with me or one of my associates.
020 3856 8640 View 020 3856 8640
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Sylvia Anim UK Based psycho(sexual) Therapist
Psychotherapist, COSRT Accred
Verified Verified
North London, London N11  (Online Only)
I offer clients support in these areas: low interest and arousal Irregular erections Painful sex Lack of orgasms Premature (early) ejaculation Compulsive Sexual Behaviours Sexual identity Issues pertaining to identify, faith and culture Body Image Attachment styles Problems in secksual communication Desire discrepancy Intimate partner(s) issues.
My goal is to give my clients the safe space to express their sexual concerns, to feel empowered and to see themselves as the star and director in their own show, with self compassion and autonomy at the forefront of every interaction. I take a pluralistic approach that necessitates collaborating with my clients to help them achieve their goals in an open, non judgmental and empathetic safe space. I predominantly work with people of all genders and sexualities and relationship constellations from the black community, LGBTQIA and other minority ethnic groups with a wide range of relationship and intimacy concerns.
I offer clients support in these areas: low interest and arousal Irregular erections Painful sex Lack of orgasms Premature (early) ejaculation Compulsive Sexual Behaviours Sexual identity Issues pertaining to identify, faith and culture Body Image Attachment styles Problems in secksual communication Desire discrepancy Intimate partner(s) issues.
My goal is to give my clients the safe space to express their sexual concerns, to feel empowered and to see themselves as the star and director in their own show, with self compassion and autonomy at the forefront of every interaction. I take a pluralistic approach that necessitates collaborating with my clients to help them achieve their goals in an open, non judgmental and empathetic safe space. I predominantly work with people of all genders and sexualities and relationship constellations from the black community, LGBTQIA and other minority ethnic groups with a wide range of relationship and intimacy concerns.
020 3838 0929 View 020 3838 0929
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Gareth Prosser
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
North London, London N16  (Online Only)
I work with people that are looking to explore their Gender, Sex and Relationship Diversity.
I am a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist holding an accreditation with Pink Therapy as a Gender, Sexuality and Relationship Diversity (GSRD) therapist. I hold a diploma at the Contemporary Institute of Clinical Sexology (CICS) in Compulsive Sexual Behaviours, accredited by the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT). My core training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy was at the The Bowlby Centre in London, with a specialism in Attachment. My clinical approach incorporates different techniques and approaches relevant for the individual needs, mirroring the complexity of human experience and ever expanding self knowledge .
I work with people that are looking to explore their Gender, Sex and Relationship Diversity.
I am a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist holding an accreditation with Pink Therapy as a Gender, Sexuality and Relationship Diversity (GSRD) therapist. I hold a diploma at the Contemporary Institute of Clinical Sexology (CICS) in Compulsive Sexual Behaviours, accredited by the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT). My core training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy was at the The Bowlby Centre in London, with a specialism in Attachment. My clinical approach incorporates different techniques and approaches relevant for the individual needs, mirroring the complexity of human experience and ever expanding self knowledge .
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Photo of Shae Harmon, Psychotherapist in North London, London, England
Shae Harmon
Psychotherapist, COSRT General
Verified Verified
North London, London N22  (Online Only)
I am Shae (they/them), a Queer Sex & Relationship Therapist working with LGBTQIA+ individuals and partners. As LGBTQIA+ people that can be really hard and scary to unpack how to make sustainable change in our lives. This is why, together, we can choose a pace that works for you. I can help you understand the parts that make you - YOU - reducing shame and increasing connection with yourself and others.
I am Shae (they/them), a Queer Sex & Relationship Therapist working with LGBTQIA+ individuals and partners. As LGBTQIA+ people that can be really hard and scary to unpack how to make sustainable change in our lives. This is why, together, we can choose a pace that works for you. I can help you understand the parts that make you - YOU - reducing shame and increasing connection with yourself and others.
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Dr Phoebus Ebbini
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
North London, London N1
I provide long-term individual psychotherapy to help address issues in areas such as self esteem, anxiety, sex, sexuality and relationships. I am also a supervisor of psychotherapists and teach trainee psychotherapists at the Existential Academy and Regent's University. I carried out my psychotherapy training at Regent's University and obtained my Doctorate in Psychotherapy from Middlesex University. I am fully accredited by the UKCP. The session fee is agreed between us in the first session based on what you are able to pay and what we both think is fair.
I provide long-term individual psychotherapy to help address issues in areas such as self esteem, anxiety, sex, sexuality and relationships. I am also a supervisor of psychotherapists and teach trainee psychotherapists at the Existential Academy and Regent's University. I carried out my psychotherapy training at Regent's University and obtained my Doctorate in Psychotherapy from Middlesex University. I am fully accredited by the UKCP. The session fee is agreed between us in the first session based on what you are able to pay and what we both think is fair.
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Lina Helena Milner
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
North London, London N2
My specialism is relationship and sex therapy for couples and individuals. Every relationship has a challenge, but if you feel that the problem has persisted for too long and caused a lot of distress for you, do contact me and we can have a conversation about the type of counselling that will suit your needs. I also work with individuals who and trying get over break up or have difficulties in forming or ending relationships. I offer an empathetic, safe, and professional environment within which we can work together to facilitate the potential for change in the relationship and work towards sexual health, happiness and well-being.
My specialism is relationship and sex therapy for couples and individuals. Every relationship has a challenge, but if you feel that the problem has persisted for too long and caused a lot of distress for you, do contact me and we can have a conversation about the type of counselling that will suit your needs. I also work with individuals who and trying get over break up or have difficulties in forming or ending relationships. I offer an empathetic, safe, and professional environment within which we can work together to facilitate the potential for change in the relationship and work towards sexual health, happiness and well-being.
07723 456237 View 07723 456237
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Giorgia C Bertoni
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
North London, London N1  (Online Only)
I'm a psychodynamic therapist working primarily with issues related to sex, intimacy and relationships. I am sex positive and specialise in Gender, Sexuality and Relationship diversity, meaning I'm LGBTQIA+ inclusive, BDSM/Kink conscious, polyamorous/non-monogamous aware and sex worker allied. I have extensive experience working with difficulties such as depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, poor body image, internalised shame, stigmatisation due to being a sex worker, fear of intimacy, self-harm, trauma and childhood abuse.
I'm a psychodynamic therapist working primarily with issues related to sex, intimacy and relationships. I am sex positive and specialise in Gender, Sexuality and Relationship diversity, meaning I'm LGBTQIA+ inclusive, BDSM/Kink conscious, polyamorous/non-monogamous aware and sex worker allied. I have extensive experience working with difficulties such as depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, poor body image, internalised shame, stigmatisation due to being a sex worker, fear of intimacy, self-harm, trauma and childhood abuse.
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Jason Oddi
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, COSRT General
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North London, London N1
Specialist Qualifications as a Psychosexual (Sex) & Relationship Therapist and trauma support were added to support clients with sexual functioning, Identity, trauma, desires, expression, and a myriad of other concerns.
As an Integrative Counsellor, Psychosexual & Relationship/Marriage therapist, I weave different therapies to support clients in their uniqueness to manage and heal from struggles that affect their emotional, and mental health & happiness. Ruptures in one's mental wellness can lead to stress, depression, anxiety, addiction, and sexual functioning/ identity concerns that hinder emotional self-esteem and ongoing happiness within and in our relationship with ourselves and others.
Specialist Qualifications as a Psychosexual (Sex) & Relationship Therapist and trauma support were added to support clients with sexual functioning, Identity, trauma, desires, expression, and a myriad of other concerns.
As an Integrative Counsellor, Psychosexual & Relationship/Marriage therapist, I weave different therapies to support clients in their uniqueness to manage and heal from struggles that affect their emotional, and mental health & happiness. Ruptures in one's mental wellness can lead to stress, depression, anxiety, addiction, and sexual functioning/ identity concerns that hinder emotional self-esteem and ongoing happiness within and in our relationship with ourselves and others.
020 8103 3827 View 020 8103 3827
Photo of Deirdre MacGinley, Counsellor in North London, London, England
Deirdre MacGinley
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
North London, London N1  (Online Only)
Do you feel frightened that your world might fall apart if you look at your sexuality or gender? Maybe you have thoughts going round and round in your head, and feel like you’ve lost track of perspective. Maybe you: don't like sex/like sex 'too much' /wrong kind of sex? Your gender doesn't fit with other people's idea of you. You may feel you are betraying your family or culture by expressing yourself. You may believe that what’s inside you is too shocking, or wrong or too much for the people around you. You may feel like there’s no-one you can talk to, which can be very isolating.
Do you feel frightened that your world might fall apart if you look at your sexuality or gender? Maybe you have thoughts going round and round in your head, and feel like you’ve lost track of perspective. Maybe you: don't like sex/like sex 'too much' /wrong kind of sex? Your gender doesn't fit with other people's idea of you. You may feel you are betraying your family or culture by expressing yourself. You may believe that what’s inside you is too shocking, or wrong or too much for the people around you. You may feel like there’s no-one you can talk to, which can be very isolating.
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Photo of Oliver Jarvis, Counsellor in North London, London, England
Oliver Jarvis
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
North London, London N4
These issues have included (but are not restricted to): depression; substance abuse; obsessions/compulsions; gender issues; sexuality; anxiety; difficulties with intimacy; work problems; stress; recovery from abuse; self-harm; relationship issues.
You may have an issue you would like to explore that’s clear in your mind, or you may feel lost and confused about what’s happening and aren’t sure where to begin. Either way, I offer a professional and non-judgemental space for whatever it is you would like to explore. Some may look for short-term crisis interventions, others for a long-term exploration of what has led to the current difficulties. Together, we can work towards understanding the underlying issues which contribute to current symptoms taking into account the social, cultural, sexual and psychological aspects of each individual's way of being in the world.
These issues have included (but are not restricted to): depression; substance abuse; obsessions/compulsions; gender issues; sexuality; anxiety; difficulties with intimacy; work problems; stress; recovery from abuse; self-harm; relationship issues.
You may have an issue you would like to explore that’s clear in your mind, or you may feel lost and confused about what’s happening and aren’t sure where to begin. Either way, I offer a professional and non-judgemental space for whatever it is you would like to explore. Some may look for short-term crisis interventions, others for a long-term exploration of what has led to the current difficulties. Together, we can work towards understanding the underlying issues which contribute to current symptoms taking into account the social, cultural, sexual and psychological aspects of each individual's way of being in the world.
020 8138 8531 View 020 8138 8531
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Carl Mojta
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
North London, London N22
Some of my key areas of expertise and clinical/research interests are: sexuality/sexual health concerns, problematic sexual behaviour, substance abuse addiction and recovery, relationship/couples issues, individuals and couples who identify as LGBTQIA+/GSRD, masculinity and men's mental health and multiculturalism.
Welcome! I am a U.S. based psychotherapist and a Registered Member (MBACP) of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I offer a person-centered, compassionate, and systemic approach to therapy. I consider working with each client to be a privilege and a collaborative therapeutic experience. One area of sexual health in which I specialise is Out of Control Sexual Behaviour (OCSB). OCSB is defined as “a sexual problem of consensual sexual urges, thoughts, or behaviours that feel out of control for the individual.” If you are interested in improving your sexual health and relations, please contact me.
Some of my key areas of expertise and clinical/research interests are: sexuality/sexual health concerns, problematic sexual behaviour, substance abuse addiction and recovery, relationship/couples issues, individuals and couples who identify as LGBTQIA+/GSRD, masculinity and men's mental health and multiculturalism.
Welcome! I am a U.S. based psychotherapist and a Registered Member (MBACP) of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I offer a person-centered, compassionate, and systemic approach to therapy. I consider working with each client to be a privilege and a collaborative therapeutic experience. One area of sexual health in which I specialise is Out of Control Sexual Behaviour (OCSB). OCSB is defined as “a sexual problem of consensual sexual urges, thoughts, or behaviours that feel out of control for the individual.” If you are interested in improving your sexual health and relations, please contact me.
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Photo of Simon Ziff, Psychotherapist in North London, London, England
Simon Ziff
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
North London, London N11
Addiction comes in all forms, whether it be alcohol, drugs, food, sex, love, shopping, exercise, anger issues, work, self-harm, gambling, low self-esteem issues or co-dependency.
I am a qualified and experienced therapist. I specialise in helping my clients who are experiencing problems relating to drug addiction, alcohol dependency, anxiety, depression, relationship issues and childhood trauma and other addictions. I offer a warm and empathetic approach in a comfortable and intimate environment. Life can bring its struggles which, for many can lead to the above issues. The impact of our behaviour and anxiety often tips from being manageable to suddenly interfering with daily life, affecting you, your work and the people around you. If you can relate to any of these situations, then let me help.
Addiction comes in all forms, whether it be alcohol, drugs, food, sex, love, shopping, exercise, anger issues, work, self-harm, gambling, low self-esteem issues or co-dependency.
I am a qualified and experienced therapist. I specialise in helping my clients who are experiencing problems relating to drug addiction, alcohol dependency, anxiety, depression, relationship issues and childhood trauma and other addictions. I offer a warm and empathetic approach in a comfortable and intimate environment. Life can bring its struggles which, for many can lead to the above issues. The impact of our behaviour and anxiety often tips from being manageable to suddenly interfering with daily life, affecting you, your work and the people around you. If you can relate to any of these situations, then let me help.
07793 816181 View 07793 816181
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Hannah Chrystal
Verified Verified
North London, London N3  (Online Only)
I hold a Masters in Addiction Psychology and Counselling, Level 5 Diploma in sex/love addiction therapy, Level 4 Certificate in treating Eating Disorders, I managed the Amy Winehouse Foundations addiction center (Amy's Place) for 5 years which supports young women.
I work with addiction, compulsive behaviors and trauma. I can support you to look at behaviors such as alcohol and drug use, relationships patterns and sex addictions. Any activity taken to an excess which the person starts to find is taking over their life at a cost of other things in life such as friends, family, work may be looked at in a similar way. I can guide you to look into reasons why certain coping mechanisms began and support you to make desired changes. I can also support you to look at symptoms of complex trauma (CPTSD) Anxiety, Depression, attachment and relational issues.
I hold a Masters in Addiction Psychology and Counselling, Level 5 Diploma in sex/love addiction therapy, Level 4 Certificate in treating Eating Disorders, I managed the Amy Winehouse Foundations addiction center (Amy's Place) for 5 years which supports young women.
I work with addiction, compulsive behaviors and trauma. I can support you to look at behaviors such as alcohol and drug use, relationships patterns and sex addictions. Any activity taken to an excess which the person starts to find is taking over their life at a cost of other things in life such as friends, family, work may be looked at in a similar way. I can guide you to look into reasons why certain coping mechanisms began and support you to make desired changes. I can also support you to look at symptoms of complex trauma (CPTSD) Anxiety, Depression, attachment and relational issues.
020 3962 1275 View 020 3962 1275
Photo of Jacqui Bennett, Counsellor in North London, London, England
Jacqui Bennett
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
North London, London N10
Supporting individuals with the following issues: Alcohol and drug issues Blended families Erectile disfunction Menopause Terminal illnesses Abuse Anger Issues Anxiety Stress Depression Bereavement Trauma Relationship Issues Family breakdown Family Issues General Anxiety Disorder Sexuality Same sex relationships and Work place harassment .
Does life feel like it is getting on top of you? Could you benefit from someone to talk to? Would you like to explore your thoughts and feelings?. At times life can be stressful and challenging. Counselling could be the first steps which allows you to explore your thoughts, feelings and your behavior I offer a safe and supportive space to adults and young people where you can explore any worries or difficulties in the strictest confidence.
Supporting individuals with the following issues: Alcohol and drug issues Blended families Erectile disfunction Menopause Terminal illnesses Abuse Anger Issues Anxiety Stress Depression Bereavement Trauma Relationship Issues Family breakdown Family Issues General Anxiety Disorder Sexuality Same sex relationships and Work place harassment .
Does life feel like it is getting on top of you? Could you benefit from someone to talk to? Would you like to explore your thoughts and feelings?. At times life can be stressful and challenging. Counselling could be the first steps which allows you to explore your thoughts, feelings and your behavior I offer a safe and supportive space to adults and young people where you can explore any worries or difficulties in the strictest confidence.
07540 085999 View 07540 085999
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Highgate Psychotherapy Practice
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North London, London N6
I offer warm counselling you can trust. I am an integrative counsellor and my approach is relational. I draw from a range of therapeutic skills and theoretical tools to enhance the work, and value a strong therapeutic relationship as central to the process of change. My key areas of focus are Trauma, Addiction, and Spirituality. I work with a full range of issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, living with cancer/life changing illness, bereavement, sex, gender & sexuality, self-harm and distress.
I offer warm counselling you can trust. I am an integrative counsellor and my approach is relational. I draw from a range of therapeutic skills and theoretical tools to enhance the work, and value a strong therapeutic relationship as central to the process of change. My key areas of focus are Trauma, Addiction, and Spirituality. I work with a full range of issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, living with cancer/life changing illness, bereavement, sex, gender & sexuality, self-harm and distress.
020 3984 9011 View 020 3984 9011
Photo of Bankole Jaiyeoba, Psychotherapist in North London, London, England
Bankole Jaiyeoba
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
North London, London N1
I am a first generation Londoner born and raised. I understand that finding somebody to talk to in a safe and confidential environment can be difficult and scary, many people do not have this & feel they are alone with their stresses. I am a fully qualified psychotherapist and counsellor and Psychosexual & Relationship trainee Therapist offering counselling and sex therapy for individuals or couples in the Kensington, London Bridge & Islington area or online. I am a fully insured and supervised member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and as such work within their Ethical Framework.
I am a first generation Londoner born and raised. I understand that finding somebody to talk to in a safe and confidential environment can be difficult and scary, many people do not have this & feel they are alone with their stresses. I am a fully qualified psychotherapist and counsellor and Psychosexual & Relationship trainee Therapist offering counselling and sex therapy for individuals or couples in the Kensington, London Bridge & Islington area or online. I am a fully insured and supervised member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and as such work within their Ethical Framework.
020 4538 5097 View 020 4538 5097
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Gail Wilkinson Pgdip Mbacp (Accred)
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
North London, London N16
Perhaps you’ve felt stuck for a while, or have been feeling that something isn’t right but can’t quite identify what that is. You may be anxious, depressed, have low self-esteem. Maybe you are struggling in relationships, or finding it difficult getting your needs met? You may have often felt that you don’t belong, or that you’re not supposed to be doing the work you do. Perhaps you’d like to feel less frustrated, angry or alone? You may be experiencing grief, or struggling with addiction, you might have low libido, or want to explore your sexuality. It might be a family or historic issue you’d like to make sense of. I can help.
Perhaps you’ve felt stuck for a while, or have been feeling that something isn’t right but can’t quite identify what that is. You may be anxious, depressed, have low self-esteem. Maybe you are struggling in relationships, or finding it difficult getting your needs met? You may have often felt that you don’t belong, or that you’re not supposed to be doing the work you do. Perhaps you’d like to feel less frustrated, angry or alone? You may be experiencing grief, or struggling with addiction, you might have low libido, or want to explore your sexuality. It might be a family or historic issue you’d like to make sense of. I can help.
020 3917 4235 View 020 3917 4235
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Dr Pinar Marasli - Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
North London, London N8
I am a Clinical Psychologist, Chartered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). I work with adults (18+) experiencing emotional, behavioural and mental health problems. I have a particular interest in working with people with longstanding psychological difficulties such as attachment issues and early childhood trauma. I am also highly interested in working with anxiety and depression; sexual health problems (e.g., erectile difficulties, painful vaginal sex); and relationship difficulties.
I am a Clinical Psychologist, Chartered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). I work with adults (18+) experiencing emotional, behavioural and mental health problems. I have a particular interest in working with people with longstanding psychological difficulties such as attachment issues and early childhood trauma. I am also highly interested in working with anxiety and depression; sexual health problems (e.g., erectile difficulties, painful vaginal sex); and relationship difficulties.
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Sex Therapy Counsellors

Who is sex therapy for?

Sex problems are common in relationships. Many people want a better sex life and want to feel loved and desired by their partner. It is difficult for couples to resolve sexual problems on their own because people often feel ashamed to talk about their sexual desires fearing they are not normal, when in fact a very broad range of preferences and behaviors are normal. A sex therapist can help clarify this and other matters.

Why do people need sex therapy?

Many people do not know how to talk about their erotic needs or their emotional needs, both of which are addressed in sex therapy. Couples often live with sexual difficulties for years before seeking help, and in that time, partners may experience so much disappointment and alienation that they may fear their problems mean they are incompatible. Once people experience disappointment, it is difficult to find resolution without help.

What happens in sex therapy?

People have many misconceptions about what takes place in sex therapy. First, it is a form of talk therapy in which partners discuss their sexual concerns; it does not involve touching or physical exploration of any kind. Sex therapy typically helps couples get comfortable talking to each other about sex so that, in the privacy of their home life, they can openly discuss their sexual desires and make decisions about what they want to do. Couples are typically assigned activities to do at home that build intimacy skills.

What kinds of problems do sex therapists treat?

Very often, partners differ in their degree of sexual desire and struggle over how often to have sex. Or they may have fights about porn use or have difficulty connecting sexually after one partner is unfaithful. Men may have problems with premature ejaculation. Women may find themselves struggling to become aroused or to achieve an orgasm. Sometimes partners feel like they have lost the sense of attraction to their partner. These are all common issues dealt with in sex therapy.