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Vaginismus Counselling

Mental Health Counselling for Vaginismus in Wolverhampton and Online

Vaginismus is a fairly common problem in which the muscles at the entrance to the vagina tighten-up and make penetration almost impossible and certainly painful.

Medical Research records that it is almost always (but not in ALL cases, there are physical causes too) due to psychological issues, often occurring after some sort of relationship distress.

It is not uncommon for women to be affected for many years as sexual problems often tend not to be dealt with due to the embarrassment of talking about it with somebody.

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Vaginismus is most commonly found in females in their late teens to early thirties and can have a seriously debilitating effect on relationships and create low self esteem.

What can cause Vaginismus?

For most sufferers of Vaginismus the cause is Psychological, often this can be negative childhood experiences, such as the attitude to sex by parents, sometimes it can be due to a difficult child birthing experience.

Despite the Psychological cause, the vagina muscles tightening making penetration almost impossible can become an unconscious reflex that sufferers can do little about.

Sometimes the first sexual encounter can be painful or very negative and can result in this “defensive” reflex.

Often it can be caused by nothing more than just negative talk or messages that go around in early youth and it is not uncommon to find that problems within a relationship can also give rise to Vaginismus.

Can Vaginismus be treated?

Vaginismus is principally a psychological problem rather than a physiological one but not exclusively.

If you are suffering from this problem is is very important to visit your GP or health-care specialist who can confirm or rule-out any biological problems prior to consulting for therapy.

Transform Your Thinking & Overcome Vaginismus

If you’re committed to overcoming your vaginismus problems then we highly recommend following our Advanced Tranceformental CBT programme with Paul. Tranceformental CBT is available as Online Therapy if required.

The Tranceformental programme is a highly successful & pragmatic mental health counselling course, run over 10 sessions, that will teach you everything you need to know to understand your problem, identify how unhelpful thinking and limiting beliefs might be reinforcing the issue, and then show you how to make any changes to your unhelpful thinking styles or maladaptive safety behaviours that you may have developed as part of your coping strategies.

Our Tranceformental CBT programme is an evidence-based, research supported approach used by mental health practitioners around the World.

Alternative Therapy Options for Vaginismus

Although our preferred form of mental health counselling for vaginismus is Tranceformental CBT we also offer alternative psychotherapies for those who might prefer a different approach.

These include:

  • Psychodynamic therapy which focuses more on emotional problems and relies on the Therapeutic Relationship to bring about change. Available with Paul.
  • General Counselling which is less structured but still provides a safe and non-judgmental environment to discuss issues which is therapeutic in its own right.
  • Hypnotherapy is an alternative form of therapy that can be applied to a very wide range of problems and is available with Joan.

Initial Consultations for Vaginismus

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We offer all prospective clients an initial consultation to discuss your vaginismus prior to commencing any treatment plans.

The consultation is free and lasts around 50 minutes.

During this consultation we will discuss the various options that are available to you and make a considered recommendation based on your individual personal circumstances.

Initial consultations are also available as part of our online therapy service.

At TranceForm Psychology we recognise the importance of the therapeutic relationship in helping people to bring about effective change, so its important to be able to ‘meet’ to discuss our change programmes BEFORE proceeding.

Our policy is to help people make a fully balanced & considered decision about undertaking work with us, including both the financial and personal implications.

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You can read a synopsis of what this book is all about on this page:

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Other Sexual Problems

We offer counselling for a number of other common sexual problems which you can access here:

Anorgasmia

Erectile Dysfunction

Genophobia

Low Sex Drive

Porn Addiction

Premature Ejaculation

Sex Addiction

Performance Anxiety

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For most mental health problems we recommend following our 10 session Tranceformental CBT Programme to overcome a wide range of mental health and behavioural problems.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a proven, evidence-based form of mental health counselling for developing a fundamental understanding of the dynamics of your problem, but also for learning new coping skills and strategies for sustainable change over your life.

The full course costs £795 which you can pay for on our fees page.

Tranceformental CBT is available On-line as well as a one-to-one format in the clinic.

Visit Online Counselling for more details.

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Contact Paul Lee BSc. MSc. MIAEBP

Read about Paul

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Hi, I have both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Psychology & specialise in the following therapeutic modalities:

Tranceformental CBT

Life Coaching

Psychodynamic Therapy

Call me on 07434 776125

or e-mail me on:

paul@tranceformpsychology.com

Contact Joan Lee D. Hyp. MIAEBP

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I specialise in the following therapies:

Hypnotherapy

Brain Working Recursive Therapy

Analytical Therapy

I also offer a complete programme which combines mindfulness, meditation and hypnotherapy

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Call Joan on: 07434 776504

e-mail:

joan@tranceformpsychology.com

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