Sara Briner Sex Therapist & Relationship Counsellor ACC COSRT

Exeter
Devon
EX4

01392 430444 / 07926 357065 please telephone to make an appointment

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About me

Qualified sex therapist including sex addiction. EMDR therapist for ptsd and relationship counsellor offering therapy for individuals and couples in my private practice. Daytimes and evenings.

Sex therapy for:

  • vaginusmus
  • dyspareunia
  • loss of desire
  • premature ejaculation
  • erectile dysfunction
  • sexual avoidance
  • sexual addiction
  • sexual confusion
  • lack of libido
  • menopause
  • lack of sex education

Sexual difficulties can happen for lots of reasons such as life events, trauma, abuse, menopause, illness, disability, ageing, loss, messages given as children, religion.

After an initial assessment and history an individual programme will be tailored to help you meet your goals. I meet clients regularly and all homework tasks are done at home.

Sex Addiction:

Have you notice more and more of your time is being spent searching websites and masturbating.

Do you visit certain places?

Is your relationship suffering?

Are you hiding things or telling lies to cover your tracks?

Do you go to bed much later than your partner?

Are you also using sex chat rooms?

Is it a hidden secret but you worry you will be found out?

Have you been found out!

Are you spending money you have not got to access more

Have you tried to stop watching/seeking and managed a few weeks then gone back to it.

I am a qualified with ATSAC in treating sex addiction this also includes partners and couples.

Individual work needs to be completed before couple work.


Relationship issues:

  • lack of communication
  • affairs
  • divorce/ separation
  • loss
  • starting again
  • pressure of life
  • baby/children
  • lack of fun

EDMR

I see individual clients for ptsd

Following accidents and traumatic events

Group work initial session after a traumatic incident

I also incorporate into sex therapy and sex addiction work.

Further experience:

I trained and worked for Relate from 2004 until 2010 as a relationship counsellor and sex therapist. I worked for the NHS as a sexual therapist and specialist counsellor from 2009 until 2017 when I left to set up in private practice.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in psychosexual therapy

Diploma in sex addiction ATSAC
Relationship counsellor (Relate trained)
Foundation certificate in CBT

EMDR qualified
Diploma in counselling
Certificate in counselling
Trauma therapist
Certificate in supervision

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

COSRT

Further information

I am able to accept bupa, AXA PPP, Vitality Health and AVIVA health insurance for general counselling and my specialisms.

I work for some eap companies offering 6 sessions of general counselling.

Maps & Directions

Exeter, EX4

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No

Availability

Daytime and evenings

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I am a qualified supervisor.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:No
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