Joanna Benfield (MPhil, MA, MBACP - registered)
I offer a counselling service to men, women and couples looking to improve their relationships and their sex lives. I provide a safe, open and shame-free environment in which all sexual and relationship issues can be discussed. My main areas of work include: low desire, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, painful intercourse, inability to reach orgasm, porn addiction and sex addiction. I help clients to:
- Improve personal relationships
- Enhance compatibility
- Increase confidence
- Resolve sexual problems
- Address sex addiction
- Enhance sexual performance
- Explore sexual identities
I also work as a general counsellor, helping clients to work with issues such as depression, anxiety, obsessive thinking and trauma.
My consulting rooms are situated in Kingston upon Thames and in Barnes, southwest London. In addition to face-to-face sessions, I am able to provide counselling via webcam and telephone.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have an MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy (with distinction), a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Counselling (with distinction), as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Psychological Coaching. I am also trained in person-centred counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy and brief solution-focused therapy. I also have a Diploma in Supervision.
Areas of counselling I deal with
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I charge £125 per 50 minute session. Payments can be made in cash or by debit/credit card at each session, or by bank transfer in advance. Please note that the full session fee applies for sessions cancelled with less than 48 hours' notice.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Kingston upon Thames: Wednesdays - Fridays 2pm-7pm; Saturdays 9am-5pm Barnes (from October 2019) Monday and Tuesdays: 10am - 7pm Online/telephone sessions: Wednesday to Friday, 9am - 12pm
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Supervision & training
I offer clinical supervision to psychosexual therapists and couples' counsellors, both face-to-face and online.