Adele Swift

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PgDip, AccCOSRT. Couples Counsellor & Psychosexual Therapist
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Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8
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About me

I am a Psychosexual and Relationship Therapist accredited by COSRT and I work with clients with a wide range of sexual and relationship problems.  I am happy to work with clients in-person or online, sometimes both if flexibility is required.  

I help couples to reconnect physically and emotionally, I offer solutions to sexual problems such as erectile dysfunction that may not be a purely physical issue, orgasm problems for both men and women and couples who may not be enjoying their intimate relationship as much as they would like.

I have a clinically directive approach, using an integrative style of talking therapy to uncover fundamental aspects of the problems, then practical guidance, information and tips to resolve difficulties.  I understand that it can sometimes be difficult to express fully how you feel about things in front of your partner for fear of upsetting them, so as a part of couples counseling, I offer initial individual sessions so I can get a true picture of the issues and then help the couple resolve them.

I have experience in working with clients of all ages and stages of life and have had some experience working with ADHD and Asperger's in respect to its influence on relationships.

I encourage couples and individuals to be truly honest with themselves, and each other, to think about their own needs as well as their partners. This might be in areas such as affection, commitment, life goals or with sexual difficulty and satisfaction.

I often work with clients to improve their communication skills, with practical exercises to increase understanding of each others viewpoint.

I understand that it is tricky to know how to start with therapy, so just send me an email introducing yourself and give a brief outline of what is troubling you and we can take it from there.  I offer a free initial chat on the phone if you wish, and always consider a first session as a chance for you to find out if I am the right therapist for you.  

Training, qualifications & experience

Following a foundation course, where I studied an Integrative Approach to general psychotherapy, I studied for my Post Graduate Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy with The London Diploma, accredited by COSRT and Middlesex University.  I have worked in private practice and also for a time with Relate where I gained their qualification in Couples Counselling.

I am an accredited member of The College of Sex and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)

Member organisations

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Registered / Accredited

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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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

- Erectile Dysfunction
- Rapid Ejaculation
- Pain during Sex
- Anorgasmia, difficulty with orgasm
- Communication
- Arguments
- Loss of desire
- Vaginismus
- Difficulty with penetration

When I work

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Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

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