Silva Neves. Sex & Relationship Therapist, Couples Therapist. Trauma Therapist.

Silva Neves. Sex & Relationship Therapist, Couples Therapist. Trauma Therapist.

1 Snow Hill Court
London
EC1A 2EJ

Mind Garden
56 London Street
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 4SQ

07958320565

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1 Snow Hill Court
London
EC1A 2EJ

Mind Garden
56 London Street
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 4SQ

07958320565

About me

I am a fully qualified, experienced and accredited counsellor and psychotherapist specialist in:
Psychosexual, relationship and couple's therapy.
Trauma therapy & EMDR.
Eating disorders and weight management (obesity).

I am an accredited member of COSRT (College of Sexual and Relatonship Therapists)
I am a member of the British and International Society for Sexual Medicine.
I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society.
I am also a member of NCP (National Council of Psychotherapists) and a registered member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).
I am a member of ATSAC (Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity).
I am a member of EMDR UK & Ireland.

Being awarded the accreditation with COSRT means that I am a specialist in psychosexual and relationship therapy, having met strict criteria in respect of training, experience, knowledge, ethical standards, clinical skills and commitment to continuous professional development.

Being a member of The British Society for Sexual Medicine and The International Society for Sexual Medicine means that I keep updated on all the current research and interventions in the field of human sexuality

I abide by each of the membership's code of ethics and professional conducts.

I hold a full professional insurance.

My model of counselling and psychotherapy is 'integrative'. It means that I will use different approaches from different therapy models to suit your needs best.

The conditions I can help you with are:

  • Difficulties with relationships: starting, sustaining or ending a relationship
  • Male sexual problems (erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, retarded ejaculation)
  • Female sexual problems (vaginismus, dyspareunia)
  • Difficulties with orgasms
  • Differences in sexual desire within the relationship
  • Communication problems in a relationship, including frequent arguments, rows or blaming
  • Survivors of sexual abuse
  • Sex addiction
  • Sexless relationship
  • Lack of intimacy
  • Issues with sexualities
  • Healing from the disclosure of infidelity
  • Coming out, acceptance of sexuality and LGBTQ specific issues
  • Recreational drugs and sex
  • Issues related to diagnosis of HIV and other STIs
  • Sexual shame

I also offer trauma therapy for the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress (PTS).

  • Adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse
  • Adult men and women who have been sexually assaulted
  • Adult survivors of childhood neglect, including parental neglect and school bullying
  • LGBT population faced with homophobia
  • War veterans and front line emergency workers: police staff, firemen, ambulance service
  • Survivors of a terrorist attack or have witnessed the attack.

I offer specialist treatment for eating disorders, obesity and weight management:

  • Compulsive eating and binge eating disorder
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Obesity and weight management.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Post-graduate Diploma in Psychosexual, Relationship and Couples Therapy. Awarded with distinction.
  • Certificate in Transformative Couples Therapy. Encounter-centred approach.
  • Certificate in Certified Sex Addiction Therapy. Trained by Dr Patrick Carnes.
  • EMDR trained.
  • Diploma in Eating Disorders Practitioner. (NCFED).
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. Awarded with distinction.
  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. Awarded with distinction.
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy

    I take my continuous professional development seriously. I attend seminars and conferences regularly to keep my knowledge and practice updated.
    I have attended seminars with world-renowned specialist in the field of sex and relationship therapy, including Dr Harville Hendrix, Dr Helen LaKelly Hunt (Imago Therapy) and Dr David Schnarch (Crucible Therapy)


I hold a busy private practice in two locations:
Central London (EC1)
Reading town centre, Berkshire (RG1)

As well as my private practice, I am a clinical associate to The Hudson Centre, working with individuals suffering from sex addiction. I also work with partners of those suffering from sex addiction.

I work with both individuals and couples who have relationship or sexual problems.

I have worked as a psychosexual therapist with the NHS (Chelsea and Westminster Trust) at 56 Dean Street.

I have experience working with people living with HIV with charity organisation Positive East.

I have experience working with members of the LGBT community. I employ a sexuality diversity affirmative approach.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

COSRT

Fees

I practice in two locations:
Snow Hill Court (EC1) - Nearest tube station is St Paul's and Farringdon.
My fee is:
Individual therapy and Couples therapy: £100 per consultation

Reading town centre, Berkshire RG1.
My fee is:
Individual therapy and Couples therapy: £70 per consultation


To make an appointment, or for an informal chat, call me on 079 5832 0565

Or e-mail me at sntherapy@gmail.com

Maps & Directions

London, EC1A 2EJ
Reading, RG1 4SQ

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: French

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
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