Martina Bador

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Brighton, BN2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Martina.

I'm a sex therapist (psychosexual therapist), primarily, although I also offer 1:1 and couple counselling.

If you are worrying about something, then I may be able to help. I know from experience that sexual problems are common and that the success rate of psychosexual therapy is high.

Psychosexual Therapy (or sex therapy) can help with:

· Lack of or low desire.

· Inability to orgasm.

· Pain during sex/inability to have penetrative sex (vaginismus).

· Erectile issues.

· Problems with ejaculation (premature or delayed ejaculation).

This isn’t an exhaustive list; if there’s something troubling you that’s not mentioned, just ask.

The sessions are confidential, free of judgement and non shaming. It’s about what works for you. My approach is warm, friendly and open.

I work with heterosexual and LGBTQ+ clients, both individuals and couples, and I’m a registered member of the College of Sex and Relationship Therapists. 

I look forward to hearing from you.

Usually, I will get back to you within 48 hours. Please check in your Junk mail folder

Training, qualifications & experience

PGDip in Person Centred Therapy (Brighton University)

Level 5 Diploma Couples Counselling (Relate)

Professional Certificate in Psycho-Sexual Therapy

I have worked as a therapist for the NHS, and as a counsellor for young people in schools and students.

Currently, I work in private practice and for Relate (as a couples counsellor).

Member organisations

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

It's important that therapy is affordable - I have a limited number of spaces where I offer therapy at a concessionary rate, email or phone me if you'd like to discuss it.

When I work

Daytime and some evening appointments available.

Type of session


Types of client

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

Key details

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