Simon Halford is a psychosexual psychotherapist specialising in the treatment of sexual and relationship issues using a range of approaches to meet the individual or couple’s/family’s needs. Through counselling and therapy he aims to provide a safe environment and practical solutions for exploring and addressing sensitive sexual and relational problems for individuals and couples. The issues Simon treats include erectile dysfunction, pain during intercourse, loss of libido (sexual desire) and the impact of serious illnesses including cancer, strokes and cardiovascular issues on sexual function and relationships. He has a particular interest in:
- Neurodiversity, including ADHD and autism
- Addictions, including sexual addictions such as pornography addiction
- General addictions and how they impact on relationships
- Cultural difference in couples and families
Therapy is strictly confidential, and includes psychodynamic, person centred and cognitive behavioural approaches.
BSc MSc Dip Psychotherapy Dip Psychosexual therapy
Simon qualified from The University of Southampton in 1999. He is a senior accredited member of The College of Sexual and Relationship Therapist and The UK Council for Psychotherapists. Simon worked as a therapist and coordinated the West Sussex Psychosexual Service from 2000 – 2016. He now works exclusively in private practice as a Psychosexual Psychotherapist. Simon regularly treats patients for sexual and relational dysfunction.