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Sara Briner Sex Therapist & Relationship Counsellor ACC COSRT

Exeter, Devon, EX4
01392 430444 01392 430444 07926 357065 please telephone to make an appointment 07926 357065 please telephone to make an appointment Registered / Accredited

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

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.

COSRT

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Integrative
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

£60 per session.

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

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.

Exeter
Devon
EX4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Daytime and evenings

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

I am a qualified supervisor.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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01392 430444 01392 430444

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