Lesley Boswell (MBACP) Relationship and Psychosexual Therapist
I am a Relationship and Psychosexual Therapist with experience of working in the NHS, Relate and in private practice. I work with individuals and couples.
I have a Postgraduate Diploma in Relationship and Psychosexual Therapy, an Advanced Diploma in Counselling and a Masters in Medicine,Law and Ethics. I have additional training in Sex Addiction and Compulsivity.
Sexual difficulties and their impact on the individual and the couple relationship can be difficult to talk about ,for example loss of desire, pain during intercourse,erectile difficulties, gender identity. Also sex addiction and compulsive sexual behaviours can cause significant difficulties for individuals and couples/partners, for example excessive use of internet pornography, multiple and ongoing affairs and high risk sexual behaviours.
I offer a confidential,supportive, safe and understanding place to explore sexual issues and the impact on your relationship/s. LGBTI individuals very welcome.
Relationship and marital /partnership counselling is also available and can help with matters such as infidelity,arguments and communication difficulties, jealousy and control.
Pre and post separation and divorce coaching is available on an individual basis, on request.
My private practice operates in Cornwall ( Truro primarily however flexible venues are used elsewhere in the county on request),also Exeter and central London. Daytime, evening and Saturday mornings appointments available.
Training, qualifications & experience
Advanced Diploma in Counselling ( Integrative)
Postgraduate Diploma in Relationship and Psychosexual Therapy ( Relate Institute)
Professional Certificate in Sex Addiction and Compulsivity
Advanced Diploma in Life,Executive and Business Coaching
Certificate in Mediation
Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN)
Registered General Nurse (RGN)
Registered Health Visitor (RHV)
Masters in Medicine, Law and Ethics
Experience: Relate, NHS, Charitable provider sector and Private Practice
:Trustee of ATSAC,Former Trustee with Relate
Registered : Nursing and Midwifery Council ( NMC)
Registered :Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (Reg.MBACP)
Registered :Member of the Association for the Treatment of Sex Addiction and Compulsivity (ATSAC)
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Attachment disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Pregnancy and birth
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Divorce and separation-conscious uncoupling
Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual, Transgender,and/or Intersexed (LGBTI) welcome.
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Couples counselling
- Family/systemic therapy
£40-initial consultation 50 minute session
£60 - therapy/counselling- assessment and treatment session 60 minute
Concessional rate available in circumstances of financial hardship
Mediation -fees confirmed on contact ( individual and organisational)
Coaching- fees confirmed on contact ( individual and organisational)
I am a Consultant Nurse (RMN,RGN,RHV) with experience of working in sexual health and secure/forensic mental health services. I work with individual's with problematic sexual behaviours who are at risk of entering the criminal justice system.
I am a trained Mediator - workplace relationships (organisation contacts welcome)
Also a qualified Coach offering Life, Executive and Business coaching ( individual and organisation contacts welcome)
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Daytime, evenings and Saturday mornings at the Saturday Therapy Practice
Types of client