Author Archives: SexualHealingUK

About SexualHealingUK

An open-minded, niche specialist sex and relationship therapist.

‘ Bound Feet Blues – a life told in sho

‘ Bound Feet Blues – a life told in shoes’ . I saw Yang- May Ooi ‘s story on stage last night. It’s an incredible story about identity, gender, culture and the impact of hiding/ showing your authentic self. Running … Continue reading

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Boarding School Syndrome . Further study released with more attention paid to females.

Joy Schaverien updates the original thinking from Nick Duffell and has more chapters linked to girls’ boarding schools. This can have huge impacts on how people ‘do’ relationships – how they behave and engage with sex and intimacy specifically. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jun/08/boarding-school-syndrome-joy-schaverien-review

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Online porn. Is this causing desensitisation? Is this a problem in relationships with others? Erections? Long term sexual partners?

Gary Wilson talks about the ‘Great Big Porn’ Experiment?

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No sex please – we’re dissociative? PODS

I was asked to contribute to PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors) magazine recently. They are an incredible organisation who provide excellent professional training. I’d usually pop my content up here – but their resources contribute to their charity and … Continue reading

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@pacehealth reaffirming there are specific concerns for LGBTQIA Communities that must be acknowledged by counsellors http://ow.ly/J1uZw

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Why does bisexuality need celebrating?

Originally posted on biUK:
23rd September every year is worldwide ‘celebrate bisexuality day‘. Why, you might ask, does bisexuality require a day for people to take notice of it? In this post I will attempt to provide some answers to…

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Vulval Pain Webinar – Monday 17th November for Live Session

This is a free webinar. You just need to register. Then you can log in from 645 and the webinar starts at 7pm. http://www.vulvalpainsociety.org/vps/index.php/vps-webinars2/forthcoming-vps-webinars-2/140-the-partner-perspective-vps-webinar-with-clare-staunton-psychosexual-and-relationship-counsellor-3

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Do you want to deepen your intimacy in your relationship? Or build on work you’re doing in psychosexual or couple counselling? Priya Tourkow‘s workshop on Sunday November 16th has a few early bird spots left on it. (Workshop Details) Priya is warm, kind … Continue reading

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Sexual Abuse at a UK Boarding School – Film

‘Avoiding the emotional tsunami right behind you’ – keeping busy to avoid it. One of the long term effects mentioned after sexual abuse was experienced at boarding school. An incredibly brave film.http://http://chosen.org.uk/film/

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Imagine A World Where Being “Gay” The Norm & Being “Straight” Would be the Minority.

I was shown this on a training recently. What effect does being part of a majority or minority when it’s embedded in life from early years have? I’d love to know your thoughts on this 20 min short film.

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