Rea Pearson

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LGBTQ+ • Polyamory • CNM/ENM • Kink/BDSM • Sexual Issues
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Exeter, Devon, EX2 6BU
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me


LGBTQ+ • Gender • Sexuality • Polyamory • CNM • Kink • BDSM

I am an experienced, BACP Accredited, Gender, Sexuality & Relationship Diversity (GSRD) therapist and clinical sexologist. For a decade I have worked with individuals, partners, and polycules at my private therapy room in Exeter, Devon, and online via Zoom.

  • Polyamory, Consensual/Ethical Non-Monogamy (CNM/ENM)
  • Opening up relationships
  • Marriage Counselling & Relationship Therapy
  • Kink, BDSM, D/s Relationships, Fetishes
  • All Sexualities & Genders LGBTQIAP+
  • Sexual issues
  • Vaginismus, Penetration pain, Dyspareunia, Vestibulodynia, Vulvaldynia
  • Orgasm issues
  • Erection problems
  • Early/Premature & Delayed Ejaculation
  • Compulsive Sexual Behaviour (often incorrectly termed "sex addiction")
  • Couples issues, Separation and Divorce
  • Affairs, betrayals, sexting
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Swinging, Play Parties, Munches
  • Gender Dysphoria & Transitioning
  • Sex work (as a "sex-positive" therapist)
  • Supervision for Counsellors
  • AXA/PPP, AVIVA accepted

The majority of my clients are LGBTQ+ but I work with straight people too. I help clients who are interested in opening up their relationship, or who have experienced problems or want support with consensual non-monogamy. I see a lot of people who are questioning their sexuality or gender and have worked with many trans clients at all stages of their journey. I also work with kinky people and those who are interested in learning more about their kinks. I have plenty of experience working with D/s relationships, Total Power Exchange (TPE), 24/7, BDSM, furries, breeding kinks, cross-dressing, pet play, age play, play parties, and all sorts of other kinks and fetishes.

As a qualified Clinical Sexologist I see clients with issues around sex, including erection problems, premature/early ejaculation, delayed ejaculation, low desire, mismatched sexual desire, pain and penetration problems, compulsive sexual behaviour (sometimes called "sex addiction" or "porn addiction"), and orgasm problems. I also deal with regular everyday issues that most therapists work with, such as depression, anxiety, and bereavement, and am trauma-informed, with EMDR as my preferred treatment approach.

  • All sessions £90 (50 mins) •

Training, qualifications & experience

  • 2023 Diploma in Clinical Sexology CICS
  • 2020 Level 4 Certificate in EMDR EMDRWorks
  • 2019 Certificate in Supervision Exeter & East Devon Counselling
  • 2019 Certificate in Solution Focussed Brief Therapy Exeter & East Devon Counselling
  • 2015 Certificate in Psychosexual Studies and the Sexual Relationship Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships
  • 2015 Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling Iron Mill Institute
  • 2014 Certificate in Couples and Relationship Therapy East Devon Counselling
  • 2014 Certificate in Working with LGBT and other Diversities Living and Life Counselling
  • 2012 Certificate in Counselling Iron Mill Institute

Previously worked for a decade in the NHS.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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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.

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)

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All members must abide by their Code of Ethics and the performance of accredited members is regularly monitored.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and polycules. I work with clients of all sexualities and genders, and with people who choose alternative lifestyle choices, such as polyamorous relationships and kink/BDSM. I am a kink-knowledgable therapist.



£90.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health

Additional information

  • All sessions £90

Sessions last 50 minutes.

  • Professional supervision £90 (60 mins). Please email me to discuss your needs.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Mon-Thurs: 09:00-20:00

All sessions last 50 minutes

Further information

Obelisk View Therapy Room, 40 Shakespeare Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 6BU

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Flat access to therapy room.

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GSRD Supervisor who specialises in all genders, sexualities, sexual issues, relationships, polyamory, CNM/ENM, and kink.

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Rea Pearson
Rea Pearson