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

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.

Consultations in London in November 2010

Counselling Therapy in London Face to Face Counselling in London Ash will be available for face to face consultations in central London 22-23 November. If you would like to meet for a therapeutic conversation , send an email or leave a message on the London number. Online Counselling You can continue from this counselling appointment… Continue reading Consultations in London in November 2010

A Conversation about Anxiety using Narrative Therapy.

Anxiety is a problem for many people. Talking therapies, such as Narrative Therapy, can assist to manage or overcome anxiety. A skilled Narrative Therapist can help a person to externalise anxiety and gain a greater sense of influence over it.