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About me

My name is Charlotte, I am a qualified Psychosexual and Relationship Therapist registered with both COSRT and the BACP. I have a degree from Roehampton University in Therapeutic Psychology and alongside private practice I work within multiple mental health services including psychiatric units, forensic units and dementia care.

I am intent on breaking barriers around the conversation of pleasure and how there is no one right way to participate, enjoy and engage in giving and receiving pleasure. I believe sexuality to be the essence of self-expression and work towards removing shame and stigma around sex.

I am kink knowledgeable coming from a background in sex work and kink/fetish. I am passionate about demystifying this area, smashing through the taboo and bringing awareness to the niche preferences that many enjoy partaking in for all kinds of pleasure. I am part of the LGBTQIA+ community and pride myself on being all inclusive while creating a safe, non-judgmental space for all.

I work pluralistically from a contemporary biopsychosocial framework that incorporates all aspects of self. My goal is to look at a person holistically (as a whole) while tailoring therapy, rejecting the idea of “box fitting” and working collaboratively with my clients to insight confidence and empowerment in their own autonomy.

I work with GSRD clients, all sexual function issues -Vaginismus/Pelvic Pain, Anorgasmia, Low Desire, Erectile Issues, Premature/Delayed Ejaculation, Performance Anxiety (to name a few), compulsive sexual behaviours, sexuality/sexual orientation, diversity and intersectionality’s, sexual violence/trauma, shame, couples and multiple partner relationships on issues such as conflict management, communication difficulties, separation, infidelity, ethical non-monogamy/polyamory, jealousy/compersion, mismatched desire and more!

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional Qualifications:

  • Contemporary Institute of Clinical Sexology (CICS) –Post Graduate Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy (Clinical Sexology)– COSRT accredited and Pink Therapy aligned course
  • University of Roehampton –BSc Hons in Therapeutic Psychology

Professional training:

  • CNWL NHS Trust -Sexual Problems, Assessments and Treatments Services (SPATS) Feb 2021- present day
  • Victim Support- Core Training and Domestic Abuse Sector- 2016-2017

CPD Therapy training:

  • Gender, Sexual and Relationship Diversity in Modern Therapy- COSRT (CPD)
  • Autism Awareness Training- Triple A Project (CPD)
    Providing Therapy Online- COSRT (CPD)
  • Introduction to setting up private practice- COSRT (CPD)
  • Culture, Sex, Gender and Relationships-Meg John Barker & Justin Hancock (CPD)
  • Sex and Sexuality in the Therapeutic Space: breaking the silence and reducing shame- Christiane Sanderson (CPD)
  • Pink on Kink Seminar- Pink Therapy (CPD)
  • Mental Health Support Worker Course- Course Mix (CPD)
  • Psychology of Addiction- CityLit WorkshoP
    Insight into Anxiety and Depression- CWR workshop
  • Working with survivors of Childhood sexual abuse- CityLit Workshop
  • What are Perversions?- Freud Museum London
  • Psychosexual Workshop Exploring Sexual Desire- Psychotherapy UK CPD
  • Psychosexual Workshop- Neurobiology, Desire and Gender Differences- Tavistock Centre for Couples and Relationship Counselling

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

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.

COSRT

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.

Fees

Additional information

I work with individuals and Relationships involving 2 or more people

£65 per individual (per 50min session), £80 couples (multiple partners)(per 50min session)

Further information

If you would like to know more then please email me to arrange a free 15 minute consultation.

Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12

Type of session

Online