Sara Briner Sex Therapist & Relationship Counsellor ACC COSRT
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:
- loss of desire
- premature ejaculation
- erectile dysfunction
- sexual avoidance
- sexual addiction
- sexual confusion
- lack of libido
- 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.
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.
- lack of communication
- divorce/ separation
- starting again
- pressure of life
- lack of fun
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.
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
Diploma in counselling
Certificate in counselling
Certificate in supervision
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
£60 per session.
Concessions offered for
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.