The general criteria for sex addiction and sexual compulsion is as follows however, only three need to be present at any one time, 1 Recurrent failure to resist sexual impulses to engage in specific sexual behaviour 2 Frequent engaging in those behaviours to a greater extent or over a longer period of time than intended 3 Persistent desire or unsuccessful efforts to stop, reduce, or control those behaviours 4 Inordinate amount of time spent in obtaining sex, being sexual, or recovering from sexual experiences 5 Preoccupation with the behaviours or preparatory activities 6 Frequent engaging in the behaviour when expected to fulfil occupational, academic, domestic, or social obligations 7 Continuation of the behaviour, despite knowledge of having a persistent or recurrent social, financial, psychological, or physical problem that is caused or exacerbated by the behaviour 8 The need to increase the intensity, frequency, number, or risk of behaviours to achieve the desired effect, or diminished effect with continued behaviours at the same level of intensity, frequency, number, or risk 9 Giving up or limiting social, occupational, or recreational activities because of the behaviour 10 Distress, anxiety, restlessness, or irritability if unable to engage in the behaviour At Addiction uk we have psychologists ready to discuss various treatment options.In general the approaches to treat this disorder are one to one sex addiction counselling and sex addiction and sexual compulsion residential programmes.

Please enquire if you require something more individual, I would be happy to help.

Do you find yourself pre-occupied with pornography, chat-lines, sex outside your primary relationship, etc., to the extent that you lose hours of your time and may be neglecting your work, friends, relationships?

We will start with 1-6 sessions and then review - your counselling can be as short or as long as you would like it to be. If I am unable to answer you personally please leave a message on the ansaphone and I will ring you back as soon as I am able to.

Alternatively, e-mail [email protected] I will endeavour to respond to you within 24 hours.

She can be contacted by Kirsty is a creative therapist and Life Coach. Kirsty is very creative in her approach and can often help people to access their psyche in a non-verbal way.

She can be contacted by As a Gestalt and TA trained Therapist, Gabrielle works creatively and integratively on a one to one basis with many issues including bereavement, spirituality, childlessness, pain management and living with a life limiting illness.

She can be contacted on Chameleon Counselling & Coaching Suite 38 Royal Mail House Terminus Terrace SOUTHAMPTON SO14 3FD(07812) [email protected] The practice is directly opposite The Grand Cafe restaurant and is also within easy reach of Southampton, Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Romsey, Winchester by car, bus and train and the New Forest and the Isle of Wight by car or ferry.

There is a public pay and display car park in College Street and on-road parking is also available in Oxford Street. 6 both stop at Dock Gate 4, Platform Road, again just a very short walk from the practice.

He can be contacted on Leigh is another psychosexual therapist at this practice who is very highly recommended.