Pauline Joyce Sex Therapist

Pauline Joyce

Location Online Therapies

Contact Number 01 677 1201

Psychotherapy Training and Accreditation

Pauline is a Psychotherapist and Sex and Relationship Therapist.  After completing a training in Counselling at the University of Hertfordshire she undertook a Diploma in Psychodynamic therapy accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).  She then went on to specialise in Sex and Relationship Therapy completing a post-graduate training with Middlesex University.

Pauline is a Registered Member of the BACP and the College of Sex and Relationship Therapists (COSRT).  She is fully insured and adheres to the ethical guidelines of both the BACP and COSRT.

Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Approach

Pauline’s model of psychotherapy is psychodynamic and integrative, she combines Gestalt, Person Centred, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Imago techniques, alongside specialist psychosexual ways of working to support each individuals unique needs.

Pauline is warm, open, and approachable, she understands how difficult it can be to talk about sex and relationships.  She knows it takes great courage to seek help.  Intimate relationships can move to the bottom of the pile as we juggle our homes, work, childcare and aging parents.  Sex can become another thing we have to do.  Conflict may be caused by mismatched sexual desire and communication issues.  Individuals might look for intimacy outside of their primary relationship, the impact of this discovery can be devastating.  Childhood and early life may also impact on our relationships and beliefs around sex, we might have a fear of closeness or struggle to trust others.  Sexual or psychological abuse can leave us feeling overwhelmed by shame, guilt and anger.  Illness can affect our sex life and relationships, sometimes our bodies let us down.  As a specialist Sex and Relationship Therapist Pauline can offer you support, you no longer need to do this alone.

Pauline has experience in working with several issues including but not limited to

·         Vaginismus

·         Sexual abuse

·         Dyspareunia

·         Infertility issues

·         Erectile difficulties

·         Impaired or delayed ejaculation

·         Rapid ejaculation

·         Low sexual desire

·         Affairs

·         Compulsive sexual behavior or Sex addiction

·         Partners affected by Compulsive sexual behavior or Sex addiction

·         Kinks and Fetishes

·         Anxiety around sex and sexuality

·         Abandonment issues

Counselling Experience and Areas of Interest

Pauline has her own private practice in London and Hertfordshire.  She has worked for a central London clinic specialising in support, and professional therapeutic training in sex addiction and a Hertfordshire centre specialising in sex therapy.  Pauline has over 17 years of experience working with alcoholism and addiction.

Before being a Psychotherapist Pauline was an Executive Assistant, working in both private and public companies.  She enjoys walking, travel and being in the outdoors.

Pauline’s fee per session is €95 for individuals and €115 for couples

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