Entries by Marylebone Centre

ATSAC Annual Conference – 27 January 2018

The annual meeting of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity will take place on 27 January, 2018.  This professional meeting of psychologists, therapists, counsellors, and health care professionals brings together experts from various fields to engage in the latest theory and practical application in working with sex addiction and compulsivity.  This […]

Coping with the Discovery of Sexual Compulsivity – Women’s Group

NEW DATES:  Lunchtime group: (6 weeks), 1 – 2:30 PM starting 19 February The Women’s Group is offered to female partners of men with sex addiction and sexually compulsive behaviours.  The group provides a safe, confidential place for you to speak about your emotions upon discovery, and helps you process your thoughts and overall experience. […]

Distinguished Speaker CPD Series – Spring 2018 Calendar

Dr Thaddeus Birchard & Associates’s Distinguished Speaker calendar is now live on our website!  Therapists, counsellors, doctors, nurses, and mental health workers join our specialised courses from distinguished, engaging presenters.  Many of our courses are approved for CPD hours by the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists. Coming up: 26 January, 2018:  Introduction to Psychosexual […]

Diploma – Sex Addiction Therapy (Level 6) – Fall 2018 Training

Since 2001, Dr Thaddeus Birchard & Associates has trained psychotherapists and counsellors to work therapeutically with compulsive sexual behaviours.  Our programme focuses on developing practical skills, integrating theoretical knowledge, and building clinical competence to work empathically with sexually compulsive clients and their partners.  Course facilitators include internationally published psychotherapists, as well as specialists in the legal […]

Existential Perspectives on Working with Sexual Addiction

Alex Smith provides some existential perspectives on sex addiction.  The following is extracted and adapted from ‘Existential Perspectives on Working with Sex Addiction’ in the Routledge International Handbook of Sexual Addiction. From an existential perspective, sex addiction is not understood as a pathological condition with attendant predictable causes, symptoms and involuntary behaviours that afflict the […]

Dealing with a Sexually Compulsive Partner – CPD Distinguished Speaker Workshop

Announcement of Workshop: Friday, 18 May, 2018, London Joy Rosendale, one of the leading experts in the UK on working therapeutically with female partners of men with compulsive sexual behaviours delivers this engaging workshop!  Joy works with participants to Aid understanding of what sex addiction is/is not Understand how to manage discovery/disclosure from partner’s standpoint […]

The Dark Side of Sexually Harmful Behaviours – CPD Distinguished Speaker Workshop

Announcement of Workshop: Friday, 27 April, 2018, London Dr Roberta Babb, clinical psychologist and specialist in working forensically delivers this intriguing workshop delving into the Dark Web and Virtual Private Networks.  Participants will gain greater competence and confidence as they explore: Introduction to the Dark Web and Virtual Private Networks The types of sexually compulsive behaviours […]

Art Therapy & Working with Compulsive Sexual Behaviours – CPD Distinguished Speaker Workshop

Announcement of Workshop: Friday, 23 February, 2018, London Francesca Hall, integrative arts psychotherapist delivers the highly sought after workshop on using art therapy in working with clients and their partners struggling through the effects of compulsive sexual behaviours.  Using a combination of case studies and hands on art tools, participants will gain greater confidence and […]

Written in the Scars: Sex Addiction as an Attachment Disorder

John Beveridge (UKCP, ATSAC) discusses how disrupted attachment impacts core beliefs and sexual behaviours associated with sexual addiction, and how this manifests in the therapeutic realm.   Having trained in attachment theory, when I assess sex addicts coming into therapy, I look for experiences of early relational trauma, abuse, and abandonment. ‘Attachment Theory is in essence a […]

Introduction to Psychosexual Medicine – CPD Distinguished Speaker Workshop

Announcement of Workshop: Friday, 26 January, 2018, London Dr Fiona Cowan, co-author of the forthcoming textbook Introduction to Psychosexual Medicine and Diplomate of the Institute of Psychosexual Medicine is delivering a half day workshop on Psychosexual Medicine.  Participants on this CPD course will gain competence and confidence in this introduction to psychosexual medicine including:  Presentation […]