Elisabeth Marriner

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MSc Individual/Couple Counsellor+Psychosexual Therapist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London SW7 & W6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a qualified, experienced, individual and specialist couple psychotherapist. I also hold an MSc in psychosexual therapy and am a fully accredited member of College of Sexual and Relationship Therapy (COSRT) I work in private practice and as a visiting couple and psychosexual clinician at Tavistock Relationships. Do feel free to call me for a brief chat about your particular situation. The therapy I offer is based on regular, weekly sessions and all work is online. (Zoom platform)

I provide a safe place to think about what's been troubling you and in your relationship with a view to improved understanding, trust, sexual intimacy and communication.

I have wide experience working with heterosexual and same sex couples from a range of ethnic and religious backgrounds. I have many years experience of working with a very wide range of issues. These can include managing the effects of bereavement and traumatic events, the impact of affairs, communication difficulties, unresolved conflict and anger management, separation and divorce, parenting/step parenting difficulties.

I work with a range of specific sexual difficulties including loss of desire, painful sex, erectile and ejaculation difficulties, impact of menopause on sexual relationship, orgasm difficulties. I appreciate it can take courage to talk together and decide to make contact with a sex therapist. I approach these issues with great sensitivity, warmth and an aim to increase confidence.

All work is confidential and subject to the strict ethical guidelines of FPC, BACP, COSRT and Tavistock Alumni which includes continual professional development.

An initial consultation for couple work is an opportunity for us to explore current difficulties, We look at the history of your relationship and wider family issues on both sides as well as finding out about you as individuals. I take a close look at your separate family histories and early experiences. This focus can help to make sense of what you and you and your partner are currently struggling with. Couple dynamics, such as communication difficulties, are often influenced by past experiences.

I offer regular weekly 50 minute sessions. Sometimes things can feel easier after a few sessions and sometimes it can take a bit longer.

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc Psychosexual Couple and Individual Therapy (UEL and Tavistock Relationships)

PG Diploma Psychodynamic Counselling (WPF 2003)

Further Training Psychodynamic Psychotherapy wpf (Twice weekly work) University of Roehampton

PGDip in Individual and Couple Psychotherapy (Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships University of East London 2012)

Fully Accredited Member of British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP)
Member of the Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling (FPC)
Member of the British Society of Couple Psychotherapists and Counsellors (BSCPC)
College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT) Registered Membership

Assessor and staff counsellor (w.p.f Counselling and Psychotherapy Kensington)
Coordinator for Carers` Counselling Project (wpf and RBK&C)
Private Practice (since 2003)
Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, (wpf)
Visiting Clinician Tavistock Relationships

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)

COSRT is the UK’s leading membership organisation for therapists specialising in sexual and relationship issues.

All members must abide by their Code of Ethics and the performance of accredited members is regularly monitored.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£120.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Fee for individuals is £90 and couples is £130 per session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

My working hours are day times and evenings on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Cornwall Gardens, London, SW7 4BA

34 Studland Street, London, Greater London, W6 0JS

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Online platforms