Sex Therapy and Couples' Counselling
Joanna Benfield offers a counselling service to men, women and couples looking to improve their sex lives and their relationships. She provides a safe, open and shame-free environment in which all sexual and relationship issues can be discussed. Her main areas of work include: low desire, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, painful intercourse, inability to reach orgasm and sex addiction. Joanna also provides supervision for therapists working in the areas of psychosexual therapy and couples' counselling.
Joanna's consulting rooms are situated in Kingston upon Thames, where she sees clients from London, Surrey and further afield. The clinic is situated a 5-minute walk away from Kingston station, which is easily accessible from Wimbledon, Richmond, Clapham and Central London. Trains from London Waterloo depart every 15 minutes, with a journey time of 28 minutes. The clinic is also easily accessible by bus from Putney, Epsom, Leatherhead, Walton on Thames and Dorking. Joanna also works with clients worldwide via webcam or telephone.
Please note that this is a very busy therapy practice. In order to find out whether there are currently any vacancies for new clients, please see the contact page. If there is no availability at this point, you can choose to be placed on a waiting list and you will be informed as soon as a suitable slot becomes available.
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Joanna Benfield is an Integrative Counsellor and Sex Therapist, who has a Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Counselling (with distinction) and a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. She is also trained in psychological coaching, cognitive behavioural therapy and brief solution focused therapy. For further information, please see the 'About Us' section of this website. The short video below gives prospective clients a sense of Joanna's approach to sex therapy.
As a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), an Accredited Member of the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT), and a member of the British Infertility Counselling Association (BICA), Joanna abides by strict codes of ethics. This means that all information shared by the client during the counselling process is strictly confidential (within the limits of the law). Joanna abides by the supervision and professional development requirements of her professional bodies.