There are a number of sexual problems that may affect you; Anorgasmia (the inability to achieve orgasm), Dyspareunia (pain during sexual intercourse), erection problems (inability to keep an erection), lack of intimacy (the inability to form an intimate relationship), loss of libido (decline in sex drive), premature ejaculation (when a man ejaculates sooner during sexual intercourse than they or their partner would like), retarded ejaculation (inability or delay in achieving ejaculation during sexual activity) or Vaginismus (when the muscles around your vagina tighten involuntarily whenever there is an attempt to penetrate it). For more details on psychosexual issues please click here.
People may also be experiencing sex addiction (hypersexuality) issues and avoid intimate relationships. For example a man can be preoccupied with pornography and spend hours on the internet looking at sexual images and masturbating to achieve a high but avoid having a sexual relationship with a partner.
Hypersexuality, or sexual addiction is best described as a progressive intimacy disorder characterised by compulsive sexual thoughts and acts. Like all addictions, its negative impact on the addict and on family members’ increases as the disorder progresses. Over time, the addict usually has to intensify the addictive behaviour to achieve the same results.
Sex is a complex subject in our society. People can carry a lot of shame or secrets as a result of their experience of sex, especially if someone has either been sexually exploited or abused. It can take time to understand the art of intimacy, communication, attachment, touch, love, care, maturity and that is where our psychosexual and relationship therapists can help support you.
Psychosexual & Relationship therapy can help adults of all ages, whether heterosexual, bisexual, lesbian or gay; single people and couples who are married. Our therapists can help support you with a wide range of issues.
The Awareness Centre has professional psychosexual therapists who are specially trained to support clients with all kinds of sexual difficulties, whatever the cause.
£50 – £130 for 50 Minutes. Some therapists are a private health care provider.
Make an Appointment
To make an appointment to see one of our Psychosexual & Relationship therapists, please call the reception team on 020 8673 4545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We are open seven days a week.
The Awareness Centre also provides a Multilingual Counselling Service, LGBT Counselling Service and Child & Adolescent Counselling Service within the NHS, Low Cost and Private Counselling Services.