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How to Treat ‘Sex Addiction’: The Role of the Therapist

TweetIs sex addiction really a legitimate mental health problem or just an excuse for sleeping around? That was the question Tom Tilley used to open the Hack Live Sex Addicts programme shown on Australia’s public tv broadcaster the ABC this … Continue reading

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Sex and Performance Anxiety: Listening to the Body to Quieten the Brain

TweetErectile dysfunction. Body Dysmorphia. Sex and Porn Addiction. The common factor is they all involve a man’s relationship with his body. Sensations in our bodies can tell us not only what we are experiencing but what we need to do … Continue reading

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Inspiration in Treatment: The Rewards of Working as a Therapist in 2013

TweetHow was 2013 for you? What does 2014 have in store? Do you have any New Years Resolutions? When out socially, I’m regularly told that my work must be demanding, difficult and depressing. It must take its toll on you, … Continue reading

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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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Email Counselling

TweetCounselling by Email Exchange can help you express yourself, develop understanding about your situation, find reassurance, and discover what to do if you feel confused. The service is private and you can write in your own time. I will generally … Continue reading

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