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Diploma in Sex Addiction Counselling
(Accredited at level 5 by CPCAB and approved by COSRT for 72 hours of CPD)

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.

This course is approved by COSRT, the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists for 72 hours of CPD.

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

part 1a – 8th/9th Feb 2021

part 1b – 17th/18th Feb 2021

Module 2

part 2a – 19th/20th April 2021

part 2b – 28th/29th April 2021

Module 3

part 3a – 7th/8th June 2021

part 3b – 16th/17th June 2021

Trainers: Paula Hall, Nick Turner & Justin Marsh

To book visit:

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

28th June 2021

Understanding Sex Addiction from a BioPsychoSocial Perspective- ONLINE

Trainer: Justin Marsh

Location: Online using

To book:–understanding–recognising-sex-addiction–leamington-spa

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


Diploma in Working with Sex Addiction
CPCAB Level5


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

September 25th and 26th 2021

Module 2

October 23rd and 24th 2021

Module 3

November 20th and 21st 2021

Module 4

January 22nd and 23rd  2022

Module 5

February 19th and 20th 2022

Module 6

March 19th and 20th 2022

For further information:
T: 07887 504751


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