Psychosexual therapy is a specific type of therapy which can help with sexual problems when medical causes have been ruled out. During the sessions we will explore the relationship but will also address specific physical and psychological sexual problems.
I understand that attending a counselling session for the first time is difficult, sometimes it can be more difficult when it involves talking about sex.
I will try to make the process as comfortable and straight forward as I can. Our sex lives are not something we always talk about to friends and families. I hope to eliminate the embarrassment by offering a safe non-judgemental environment where you can talk openly and freely about any sexual issue which maybe causing you bother.
Common sexual difficulties include:
- Erectile dysfunction – including porn related ED
- Premature ejaculation/Delayed ejaculation
- Vaginismus/Vulva/vagina pain/dyspareunia
- Low/no desire
- Arousal difficulties
- Sexual difficulties following abuse
- Sexual incompatibility
- Difference in libido
- Sex avoidance/fear
- Poor body image leading to intimacy
- Impact of menopause on intimacy
- Pregnancy and postnatal sex
- Sexuality and Illness
- Sex/porn addiction
- Understanding sexual orientation
- Alternative sexualities, kink, polyamory and open relationships.
Feedback from one of my clients…
Over the years, I have had numerous issues with being intimate with my husband and it was taking its toll on our marriage. We were close to a divorce until i was given Catherine’s details by a good friend of mine. She made us feel at ease, her approach to our situation was very understanding and without her help, I would now be going through a divorce which would have unsettled our children and I would have deeply regretted it. She is very knowledgeable and it’s like sitting talking to an old friend rather than a therapist. We owe our marriage to Catherine.
Other types of counselling
I believe in constantly investing in my practice and my knowledge by continued professional development, reading new literature and my own personal development.
Different relationships when they are going well can bring us joy and fulfilment into our lives. When things start to go wrong and times become difficult, the opposite can happen joy and happiness is often replaced by pain and heartbreak.