Psychosexual Service

Location: Maudsley Hospital
Mode: Outpatient
Referrals are accepted from: Consultants, Counsellors via GP, Community mental health teams, IAPT

Key areas: Anorgasmia, dyspareunia (non-organic), erectile dysfunction, fetishism, gender dysphoria, genital pain disorders, libido loss, premature ejaculation, delayed or absent ejaculation, psychosexual problems experienced as a result of sexual trauma, including genital mutilation, sexual addiction, sexual aversion, sexual difficulties, vaginismus


Our service offers assessment and treatment for individuals and couples who are experiencing difficulties with their sexual functioning, where the primary cause is psychological, or where the psychosexual problem has developed as a result of physical pathology.

We specialise in treating people with a lack of sexual desire, erectile dysfunction, premature and/or retarded ejaculation, non-ejaculation, vaginismus, dyspareunia, vulvodynia, anorgasmia, sexual addiction, fetishism and gender dysphoria, as well as other disorders related to sexual functioning.

case study hand - trevor

Trevor’s story

In particular, I was tentative about being seen by another person. I spoke to my GP about these feelings of insecurity, sexually, and she asked whether I’d considered psychosexual counselling. She thought it might be beneficial.

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