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Level 5 Diploma in Working with Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder and Sex Addiction
(Accredited at level 5 by CPCAB and COSRT accredited level 5 thematic training course)

Course Directors: Paula Hall & Nick Turner

Course information:

The Accredited Diploma in Sex Addiction Counselling has been developed to provide counsellors, psychotherapists and addiction specialists with the tools to assess and treat sex addiction. Delegates will also gain the necessary skills to work with partners and support couples and families in recovery. The course is divided into three 4 day modules. Each module provides distinct skills for working with different levels of addiction and client groups. Attendance at all three modules is required to receive the Diploma, but Module 1 may be taken alone to provide basic introductory skills.

3 x 4 day modules provide all the tools to assess and work with sex and porn addiction from a BioPsychoSocial perspective.

Training Modules:

Module One – An introduction to working with Sex Addiction
This module provides all the skills required to understand, assess and treat sex addiction.

Module Two – Working with Complex Cases and Partners
In this module, you will explore how to work with cross-addiction, co-morbidity, paraphillias and offending. Training is also provided on working with partners and support couples.

Module Three – Advanced Skills for working with Sex Addiction
Focusing on developing advanced skills for working with people with sex addiction and maintaining their recovery. Skills taught include motivational interviewing, positive psychology, internalised other interviewing, EFT and sex therapy techniques.

All training is currently being delivered online.

Programme Dates & Details:

Module 1 – Introduction 

part 1a – 5th to 6th September 2022

part 1b – 14 to 15th September 2022

Module 2

part 2a – 7th to 8th November 2022

part 2b – 16th to 17th November 2022 

Module 3

part 3a – 16th to 17th January 2023 

part 3b – 25th to 26th January 2023

Trainers: Paula Hall & Nick Turner 

To book visit:

Discounts are available for early bird registration and when more than one trainee attends from the same organisation.

For further information:
T: 01926 339594 / 020 7965 7302


Diploma in Working with Sex Addiction
CAccredited at Level 5 by CPCAB)



Course information:

This accredited course provides training for professionals to work with individuals and couples for whom sex addiction (sexual compulsivity) or porn addiction is an issue. Students will be given a comprehensive understanding of the various treatment options for working with sex addiction involving non-offending behaviour. A variety of teaching methods will be used, including teaching input, experiential work, role play and use of video.

Training modules:
Module 1: What is Sex Addiction? – Definitions from a variety of sources, Assessment tools, Motivational Interviewing, Ethics, Cyberculture & sex.

Module 2: Understanding Sex Addiction – Attachment injuries, Traumatic experiences, Social and Environmental Influences, Neuroscientific evidence

Module 3: Recovery Principles and Treatment Programmes – Cycle of Addiction, Motivational Interviewing, Working with Shame Reduction

Module 4: Impact on Partner and Couples – Boundaries and collusions, Sequencing work with sex addicts and aatheir partners, Support Strategies for partner

Module 5: Treatment & Trauma recovery – Internet Pornography, Cognitive Restructuring, CBT.

Module 6: Treatment and Maintenance – Mindfulness, Partner support, Work-Life Balance, Changing Lifestyles. Module 7: Relapse Prevention – Partner involvement, Couple work, Rebuilding trust, Group Work, Evaluating.

Programme dates & Details:

Training will be delivered online and is currently offered at a discount


Module 1: 28th and 29th May 2022

Module 2: 25th and 26th June 2022

Module 3: 23rd and 24th July 2022

Module 4: 17th and 18th September 2022

Module 5: 15th and 16th October 2022

Module 6: 12th and 13th November 2022

For further information:
T: 07887 504751


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