Susan is a relationship coach and the co-author of the classic book, The Joy of Sex. Whether you're looking for love, or have found it but are experiencing problems, she'll help you find the right partner and have the fulfilling and happy relationship you deserve.
If you're struggling with a problem around love or sex, you can feel very stuck. But it's not your fault you're stuck - it's hard to untangle this kind of problem all on your own.
You need someone on the outside - to spot where you're going wrong, give you a new perspective, help you get your confidence back.
I specialise in helping clients:
find a loving relationship
make online dating really work
create an intimate and fulfilling sexual partnership
trouble-shoot sexual problems
trouble-shoot relationship problems
recover from a breakup and love again
So ring me now. Or send me an email - I promise to get back to you within 24 hours. I'd really love to help you get the love life you deserve.
I know all too well from the emails and calls I receive that it can be hard to find a loving partner... to make a troubled relationship work... to get your fading sex life back on track... to recover from a painful breakup.
Since 1979, I've been helping my clients face all these challenges. My approach is always positive - I give you space to talk about your feelings, encourage you to realise your strengths, help you think about things differently, and support you to change what's happening and get you to where you want to go.
My qualifications and background are in psychology, counselling and training, and as well as coaching I also write and teach in the United Kingdom and worldwide. I am on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Family Planning, work with a number of relationship charities including Relate, and am a Media Strategy Advisor for the Enduring Love project at the Open University.
I am a member of the Royal Society of Medicine, the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists, the British Society of Sexual Medicine, the Sexual Health and Disability Alliance, and was recently appointed a Patron of the Outsiders Charity.
"“You're the only person I've spoken to in nine years who actually said something that made any sense to me. I cried because what you said felt exactly right.""
1988 Trainer/ Teacher Trainer of Co- Counselling
1985 MA NLP
Society of NLP
1984 Diploma NLP
UK Centre for NLP
1972 Certificate of Education (Hons)
University of Liverpool
1971 B.A. (Hons) Psychology
University of Liverpool
1994 - Present
I have had advice and agony aunt columns in a number of publications - at present I am Agony Aunt for That's Life magazine and Couples Counsellor for DatingDirect.com. I also provide patient advice on three medico-sexual websites dealing with erectile dysfunction, pre-menstrual syndrome and cervical cancer. Over the course of each year, I receive up to 25,000 letters through my combined columns.
1990 - Present
I often comment for the national and international media - talking or writing about my psychological insights on key news items or social developments. I also comment on behalf of Relate and several other charities dealing with relationship or sexual problems. You may have read my views recently in: The Times; Sunday Times; Observer; Express; Daily Mail; London Evening Standard; You magazine; Chicago Herald Tribune; Ottawa Sun; Glamour magazine; Cosmopolitan (UK, US); FHM (UK, US); Men's Health (UK, US); New Woman (UK, Aus).
1990 - Present
I often appear on television and radio, analysing the psychology behind key news items or social developments and presenting my own particular brand of comment and advice. You may also have seen or heard me lately on: BBC Breakfast News; BBC News 24; Big Brother's Little Brother; Woman's Hour; Chris Evans's Show; Jeremy Vine Show; Radio Five Live; BBC Asian Network; BBC World Service: Talk Sport. From Summer 2006 to Spring 2008, I co-hosted "Sort Your Life Out", an advice hour for Heart FM; the programme literally changed listeners' lives! My most recent television appearance was as on-screen and consultant psychologist on Celebrity Wife Swap, aired on E4.
1988 - Present
The more academic side of what I do is focused around my background in psychology; I use my expertise to advise in the fields of relationships, sexuality, and medico-sexuality. I write papers for a range of academic journals; in particular, I am Consumer Correspondent for the Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care. I regularly present to conferences around the world. My most recent guest appearances include: speaking on the psychological implications of cervical cancer at the Royal Society of Medicine, and arguing the effectiveness of sex education at a debate held by the British Association of Sexual and Relationship Therapy. I also sit on the following advisory boards: Editorial Committee Journal of Family Planning; Primary Care Erectile Dysfunction Society; National Association for Premenstrual Syndrome; Jo's Trust; the Levitra Global Advisory Board on Erectile Dysfunction. I am an associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine and a member of the British Association of Sexual and Marital Therapists and the Association of Family Therapists.
1987 - Present
I am the author of 21 books on love and sex, published in 31 counties and 22 languages; three of my books have been written for Relate and The Samaritans, with whom I work closely. My most recent book, published in September 2008, is a reinvention of the seminal sex book, The Joy of Sex.
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