Meet the Team
When you work with The Laurel Centre, you can be confident that you are working with sex addiction & porn addiction therapists who are fully qualified and experienced. All Clinical Associates are Accredited counsellors and psychotherapists who have undertaken further Diploma level training in sex addiction. Our Associates also have additional experience and expertise in their own specialist field, such as counselling young people, couples or families, or working with people with a concurrent chemical addiction or mental health problem, or seeing clients from faith and LGBT+ communities. In addition to our Clinical Associates, we also have a team of Regional Associates providing individual sex addiction and porn addiction counselling around the UK.
Key Team Members
Paula has been a therapist for over 20 years and has been specialising in sex and pornography addiction for nearly 15 years.Read more
Nick originally trained as a relationship counsellor and sex therapist over 25 years ago, later specialising in the field of sex addiction.Read more
Anita’s work as a counsellor focusses on addiction. She has gained much of her experience for group, personal and family therapy through the Priory and private practice.Read more
Christine has worked in a range of Social Care and Health settings, with adults and young people, for 30 years.Read more
Doug has been a therapist for over 20 years. Originally working within a busy NHS Sexual Health Service as a team lead with hard to reach groups and then as a psychosexual therapist.Read more
Gabriel has a background of working in the field of addiction, with clinical experience of working with chemical addictions in both the charity sector and in private practice.Read more
Geraldine has over 20 years’ experience as a psychotherapist. She has worked with couples and individuals in the charity sector and private practice since 1998.Read more
Ian’s experience gained as a psychosexual therapist led him to work within the field of Sex Addiction Therapy. Ian also undertakes work at the University of Sheffield where he gained experience working with adults and young adults (18-25).Read more
Justin is a qualified relationship therapist and holds specialisms in both Sex Addiction and Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Justin has a background in the charity sector where he was the Operational Lead of a Therapy Service.Read more
Peter has a background working with individuals with various relationship and addiction issues.Read more
John originally started with Relate in 2006 and trained as a Systemic Relationship and Family counsellor. Since then he has gone on to qualify as a Psychosexual Therapist and more recently trained to specialiseRead more
Regional & International Associates
In addition to our key team members, we also have a team of regional associates providing individual and couple therapy around the UK and group work in other parts of the world. For more details about any of these associates and services please contact us.