Alvaro Navarro Psychosexual & Relationship Therapist London & Canterbury, Kent
I am an experienced and professionally accredited integrative counsellor, I work with both individuals and couples. I have a post graduate specialist training as a psychosexual and relationship therapist, which includes support for specific sexual difficulties, both within relationships and as individuals.
I am bilingual and offer counselling and therapy both in English and Spanish.
I offer short and long-term therapy, both face-to-face and over Skype.
I am an Accredited Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and abide by their Ethical Framework.
Relationship / Couples Therapy
As well as working on your individual issues I can also work with you to change how you relate to others. I also have experience of working with monogamous and non-monogamous couples. I welcome gender and sexual diversity, and work with heterosexual, LGBT and gender variance clients.
As a trained therapist and impartial party, I can help you and your partner to feel safe and talk honestly about how you are feeling about your relationship.
The issues I can help you with, though are not limited to, include:
- Conflict and disagreement
- Communication issues
- Negotiating non-monogamy
- Recovering from infidelity
- Separation and divorce
- Sex and sexual difficulties
Psychosexual / Sex Therapy
Although we live in a very sexualised society, talking about sex and sexual problems can still be difficult. I offer a confidential and safe place to talk about sex and any sex difficulties you may be experiencing in a non-shaming way.
Together we will look at what is troubling you or what is stopping you from having the sex that you want. I work on these issues with individuals and with couples.
I believe human nature and sexuality are naturally diverse and I have worked with a wide range of clients who identify as heterosexual, asexual, bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender or non-binary and am comfortable exploring kink and other sexual interests.
The issues I can help you with, though are not limited to, include:
- Anxiety around sex
- Gender Identity and Sexual identity Issues, LGBT+
- Loss or lack of sexual desire
- Orgasmic difficulties
- Painful Intercourse (Dyspareunia)
- Erectile Difficulties (Erectile Dysfunction)
- Ejaculation Difficulties (Ejaculatory Dysfunction)
- Out of Control Sexual Behaviour (Sex addiction)
- Survivors of Sexual abuse
I do not consider it ethical to embark in “reparative or conversion therapy” or change anyone’s sexual orientation.
Soy un psicoterapeuta cualificado y con experiencia. Tengo un postgrado de formación especializada en Terapia Psicosexual y de Relaciones, que incluye apoyo específico a personas con problemas sexuales.
Trabajo tanto con individuos como con parejas en mi consulta en Holborn.
Soy bilingüe y ofrezco terapia tanto en inglés como en español.
Ofrezco counselling a corto y largo plazo, presencial y via teleconferencia Skype.
Como miembro acreditado de BACP me comprometo a seguir su código ético para la buena practica en counselling y psicoterapia
Training, qualifications & experience
My qualifications include:
- London Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy – 2-year training, accredited by Middlesex University and approved by COSRT (College of Sexual & Relationship Therapists).
- Diploma in Gender and Sexual Diversity Therapy – 1-year training with Pink Therapy, accredited by Middlesex University.
- Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling – 3-year training at CPPD (Centre for Personal & Professional Development), which is a BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) accredited course.
I have been providing counselling in various clinical settings since 2006, including an NHS specialist sexual health and addiction service where I support clients who engage in chemsex, NHS service where I supported both individuals and couples struggling with a diverse range of sexual difficulties as well as a number of different charities including a Bereavement Service, a LGBT+ charity and a service supporting sex workers. In private practice since 2010.
London Diploma en Terapia Psicosexual y de Relaciones – curso de 2 años acreditado por Middlesex University y aprobado por el Colegio de Terapeutas Sexuales y de Relaciones (COSRT).
- Diploma en Terapia en Diversidad Sexual y de Género - curso de 1 año, en Pink Therapy, acreditado por Middlesex University.
- Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling – curso de 3 años, en CPPD (Centre for Personal & Professional Development), centro acreditado por la Asociación Británica para el Counselling y la Psicoterapia (BACP).
He trabajado en distintos ambientes clínicos desde 2006, incluyendo la seguridad social británica en un servicio especializado de salud sexual y adicciones, donde ofrezco apoyo psicológico a clientes que practican chemsex; otro servicio de la seguridad donde trabajé tanto con parejas y personas con una amplia gama de problemas sexuales; en diferentes organizaciones como un servicio de terapia de duelo, un servicio LGTB+ y un servicio donde ofrecía apoyo psicológico a trabajadores sexuales. En consulta privada desde 2010.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Bereavement and loss
Relationship and family issues
Sex, sexual orientation issues
Fees for individual counselling is £80 per session.
Fees for relationship counselling is £100 per session.
Sessions last 50 minutes.
Precio por sesión (50 minutos):
- £80 para sesiones individuales
- £100 para parejas.