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Angela Deakin

Angela Deakin COSRT (Accred)
RGN, Psychosexual Therapist COSRT(Accred), Sex Addiction & Compulsivity Therapist & Relationship Counsellor

Availability: Thursday evening, Friday & Saturday daytime.

Cost: £70

Qualifications

Diploma in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity Therapy (Accred. Middlesex University) PGDip Relationship Therapy (Psychosexual Therapy)
Member ATSAC/BACP
Registered Nurse (RGN)
Certificate Working with Couples
Certificate Genito Urinary Infections and Related Problems
Certificate Contraception and Reproductive Health Care
Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
Accredited Member of College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)
Member Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

Experience

I have worked for the NHS in Sexual Health for 18 years and at present work for two local trusts as a specialist nurse in Sexual Health and as a psychosexual therapist. I have a successful private practice at Mind Garden Therapy. I believe in helping clients find and develop their own solutions using an integrative approach.

As a member of COSRT I am bound by their Codes of Ethics and Principles of Good Practice for Members.

I hold full professional indemnity and public liability insurance.

What do I offer?

Psychosexual therapy is aimed at helping people who have difficulties in their sexual relations. An important part of a healthy adult relationship is an active and satisfying sex life.

Problems may be

Unable to maintain an erection
Unable to get an erection
Pain on penetrative sex
Lack of desire
Premature ejaculation
Unable to achieve an orgasm
Unable to achieve ejaculation
Other difficulties may be as the result of:

Sexual abuse/rape
Medical conditions
Dislike of sex
Sexual addiction
As a relationship Counsellor I can offer support to couples who are experiencing difficulties in their relationship. I will help you:

Find solutions to conflict
Communicate more effectively
Deal with the effects of affairs
Rebuilding trust
Work together to create harmony
Come to terms with a future apart after the relationship has failed
Become intimate again and improve your sex life through Sex Therapy
Approach and orientation

I believe in helping clients find and develop their own solutions using an integrative approach:

Psychodynamic Therapy
Systemic Therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Individuals and couples learn to improve their relationships in a safe and secure setting. Relationship counselling generally takes one to six sessions.

I use Sensate Focus for couples in Psychosexual Therapy (PST). This is a programme designed to help you become intimate again and rediscover each other’s bodies. Development of shared views by me and each individual’s problems will lead to identification of therapy goals. These are continually monitored and evaluated. There is a commitment to this therapy as you will need to carry out ‘homework’ and then discuss at the next session. PST can take up to twelve sessions as it’s important to take small steps at a time.

Philosophy on counselling and psychotherapy

I believe that communication is a fundamental part of any couple relationship and that a healthy sex life is important to maintain a sound relationship.

Difficulties in a sexual relationship can occur at any time in our lives and at any age. It is therefore important to identify the problem and seek help.

Counselling can improve the quality of the couple relationship, sexual response and satisfaction.

 

 

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