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

This 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 author worked with a number of men to renegotiate their relationship with ‘sex addiction’ in… Continue reading Is this Sex Addiction? Questioning ‘Sex Addiction’ in Therapy and Counselling Conversations

Help for Men who are Gay and Married to a Woman or Coming Out Later in Life

How to deal with homosexual attraction and identity can be a big question for you if you are a man in your forties, fifties or older and you are questioning your sexuality or the way you live your life. And making decisions about family, wives, children and friends is one of the main reasons gay… Continue reading Help for Men who are Gay and Married to a Woman or Coming Out Later in Life

What Are The Advantages of Online Relationship Counselling?

Sex 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 sometimes feels like just two individuals cohabiting or living together instead of a couple. It’s… Continue reading What Are The Advantages of Online Relationship Counselling?

Men, Anger and the Breakthroughs of Talk Therapy

Talk Therapy enables us to develop new meaning, arrive at different understandings and make breakthroughs. For men, this kind of confidential communication offers alternatives to making sense of Anger and overcoming the expectations of masculinity. Counselling is a journey we can take in collaboration with a therapist so we can keep the destination open.

8 Ways to Recover Yourself from Burnout

The expectations of modern life mean that Burnout and Depression are affecting more people. Narrative Therapy and counselling can assist you to regain a sense of who you are and what is important in life. Meeting with a counsellor is a step towards recovering yourself from Burnout.