Relationship & Couples Counsellor
MHGI Dip, Cert. Counselling & Psychotherapy, Cert. Bereavement, Adv. Dip Couples Therapy, Dip Relationship and Psychosexual Therapy (final year), MCOSRT
Claire is a qualified Human Givens psychotherapist and an airline cabin crew counsellor who also provides emotional support on acclimatisation flights for those with a fear of flying and enjoys interacting with colleagues and customers from diverse social backgrounds, demographics, religions, nationalities and sexual orientation. Claire has a wealth of professional life experience and has an empathic, non-judgmental outlook.
Claire qualified as a loss and bereavement counsellor and has completed The London Foundation Certificate in Counselling in addition to the NAOS Advanced Diploma in Couples and Relationship Therapy. Claire’s skill set helps couples in distress to recognise and understand their behaviour and strengthen their relationships, improve communication, and resolve conflict or support separation transitioning with dignity. Claire is currently studying on The London Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy and provides reduced cost therapy at The Therapy Yard, supporting individuals and couples to improve sexual fulfilment. She helps clients to work through a range of difficulties with sexual function including Erectile Dysfunction, Premature Ejaculation, Vaginismus, desire, arousal, and orgasm difficulties, in addition to sexuality exploration. Her training and experience include working with LGBTQ+ and gender, sexual and relationship diversity (GSRD). Claire also works with building new pathways to sex and relationships following previous sexual trauma. Claire offers both short and longer-term solution focused therapy to help you overcome sexual difficulties. Methods that may be drawn upon in her work include psychodynamic, structured relaxation meditation and trance induction, deep relaxation with guided imagery, CBT, breath-work and cognitive reframing in addition to psychosexual tools and techniques.
One of Claire’s specialisms is working with imagination exposure utilising the Trauma Rewind technique. Claire acts as a compassionate guide discovering which emotional and physical needs are out of balance in your life individually and in relationships and uncover conscious and subconscious blocks to sexual pleasure and desire, including pain and past trauma experiences. Claire’s qualifications include:
- London Foundation Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy
- Advanced Diploma in Couples Therapy
- Bereavement Support Foundation Certificate
- Human Givens Practitioner Diploma
- London Diploma in Relationship and Psychosexual Therapy – currently
- Member of COSRT
Claire spends her free time practicing yoga, walking, and knitting.
- Sexual dysfunctions including arousal difficulties
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Premature Ejaculation
- Relationship issues including infidelity, conflict and communication
- Sexual Pain and Vaginismus
- Loss of sexual desire
- Depression and anxiety
- Bereavement and Loss
- Sexual Trauma Survivors & PTSD
- Orgasm Difficulties
- Trauma Rewind
- LGBTQ+, GSRD and Transitioning