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A Day in The Life of a Sex Therapist

People are always curious and perhaps a little unsettled when I tell them that I am a sex therapist.

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Why CICS? Because...

“You study what?” This was the response from family in friends when I told them I was investigating programs of study as a Sexologist.

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Reflections of a Sex Therapist - Taking Issue With ‘Sexless Marriages’

I take issue with the very definition of a ‘sexless marriage’, both the ‘sexless’ and the ‘marriage’ parts.

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Reflections of a Sex Therapist in a Coffee Shop

I’m sitting here in my local coffee shop refining and developing materials for the CICS Diploma in Clinical Sexology, in anticipation of our next module.

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Happy to be called ‘she’

This is an issue that has come to prominence for me as I prepare my teaching module on Gender Diversity for the Cambridge Institute of Clinical Sexology.

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'I would rather not see a man..'

Kirstie McEwan, CICS Lead Tutor on Gender Diversity, reflects on why a therapist's gender seems to matter to clients.

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World Mental Health Day - First Aid for Relationships

In response to this year's World Mental Health Day theme, CICS Course Director, Julie Sale, writes on First Aid for Relationships.

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Why ‘Clinical Sexology’ instead of ‘Psychosexual Therapy'?

CICS have received feedback from our friends that the talking therapy community may not understand the term ‘Sexology’ in the same way as the medics may do.

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On Becoming a Sex and Relationship Therapist

Infertility was something that I had personally experienced so I fully understood the agony of desperately wanting a child and not being able to conceive.

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On Becoming a Sexologist: My Story

I am not sure when exactly, but it was sometime during medical school that I started to joke around about my intention of becoming a sexologist.

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