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Psychosexual Services

Sexual problems can affect anyone at any stage in their life and can affect people both in relationships and those not in a relationship. Sometimes the way people think about sex can have a negative effect on their sexual performance.

If you experience any of the following, and the cause is thought to be due to feelings or a body-mind block, Swish Services may be able to offer you psychosexual therapy. If this is a service you are interested in, please speak to your GP to discuss a referral to the Swish Psychosexual Service. 

Problems for which psychosexual medicine is likely to be helpful:

  • Vaginismus, loss of libido, difficulties with orgasm.
  • Non-consummation and dyspareunia.
  • Erectile dysfunction, ejaculatory problems
  • Emotional and psychosexual sequelae of sexually transmitted infections
  • Difficulties following childbirth.
  • Emotional and psychosexual effects of medical and surgical interventions, including miscarriage and TOP.
  • Psychosexual sequelae of sexual abuse.
  • Sexuality, cancer and terminal care.
  • Effects of ageing, disability or illness on sexuality.
  • Psychosexual problems related to infertility and ending of fertility.

Note: We are not qualified to accept referrals for:

  • Long standing psychiatric conditions.
  • Severe personality disorders.
  • Gender dysphoria.
  • Fetishes and sexual addiction.
  • Forensic or criminal sexual issues.

 

 

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