Category Archives: sex addiction

Is this Sex Addiction? Questioning ‘Sex Addiction’ in Therapy and Counselling Conversations

TweetThis paper examines the concept of ‘sex addiction’, and its increasing popularity since the emergence of AIDS in gay communities in the 1980s. Adopting narrative therapy’s ethical orientations of decentred yet influential positioning, and being in a ‘lifelong apprenticeship’, the … Continue reading

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Psychoanalysis or Quick Fix: What is the Most Effective Approach to Sex Therapy?

TweetWhat is the best approach to sex therapy? Psychoanalysis or brief, solution focussed counselling? Or is there an alternative? What should I look for in a sex therapist? Sex Therapists Online: It’s the Relationship That Counts Before people start trying … Continue reading

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Help Me, I’m Wasting Time Looking at Pornography!

TweetWasting time is one reason people contact me for help to stop or cut back on looking at sexually explicit images and videos. There are other reasons too. And there are reasons people start to use pornography in the first … Continue reading

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Benefits of Online Counselling for Men who are Gay and Married (to a woman) or Older Men Coming Out

TweetIf you are a man in your forties, fifties or older, taking the first steps towards identifying as gay or bisexual can feel difficult and frightening. You are not alone. Many men have made this journey before you. And therapy … Continue reading

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What Are The Advantages of Online Relationship Counselling?

TweetSex has dropped away. Intimacy and sharing good times seem to have become a memory. Once there was joy and passion but now the sense of specialness is gone. The meaning behind being together has started to be unclear. It … Continue reading

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