Psycholog, Seksuolog Monika Stachura-Wdowczak

Counselling Psychologist, Sexologist

Therapist summary

  • ACA (adult children of alcoholics & dysfunctional families)
  • Anxiety
  • Arguments / Conflicts
  • Balancing roles and responsibilities
  • Betrayal / Cheating
  • Communication problems
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Video
yes
Phone
no
Chat
no
I speak: English, Polish

Who do I work with

Adults(18 - 59)
yes
Eldery(60+)
yes
Couples
yes
Children(up to 15)
no
Teenagers(16 - 17)
no
Groups
no
Therapists - supervision
no

Price:

Personal session
£ 50 / 50 min
Couple therapy
£ 70 / 90 min

Would you like to book an online session?

Introduction

I am a certified Psychologist and Sexologist. Registered Counseling Psychologist HCPC, CPsychol BPS, Registered Member COSRT, a Member of the Polish Sexological Society PTS (certification process). I am a member of the Polish Psychologists’ Association.

My experience

Over the last several years, I have gained the practical experience as Sexologist and Psychologist in individual work and with couples, as well as were providing  trainings and group workshops in public institutions and private sector. I gave therapeutic support to people dysfunctional families and to patients experiencing mental and sexual disorders, who felt that they had lost control over their own lives to some extent, looking for support and understanding the causes of their difficulties.

 

I provide psychological counselling therapy and sex therapy. In my practice, I use various diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, matching them to the individual needs of the patient.

 

The main areas of my work are:

  • Counselling for individuals and couples 
  • Female sexual dysfunction - Vaginismus and Dyspareunia (Not Due to a General Medical Condition), Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, Female Sexual Arousal Disorder, Female Orgasmic Disorder, Sexual Aversion Disorder
  • Male sexual dysfunction - Male Erectile Disorder, Ejaculation disorders, Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, Sexual Aversion Disorder
  • Porn addiction
  • Compulsive masturbation
  • Disturbances in partnerships, relationship crisis, communication problems, sexual frigidity
  • Emotional difficulties affecting and resulting from sexuality dysfunctions
  • Problems with not accepting sexual orientation
  • Developing personal competences and building relationships
  • Experiencing crisis, exposure to chronic stress
  • Difficulty in making decisions
  • Low self-esteem, difficulties in building social relations
  • Communication problems, working on the development of constructive problem-solving skills
  • Difficulty adapting to new life situations
  • Difficulty dealing with conflicts or jealousy in a relationship
  • Experiencing conflicts in a relationship

My education

I completed MSc in Clinical Psychology at the University of Lodz in 2007 and postgraduate studies in Clinical Sexology at the Center for Postgraduate Education at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw in 2009. I am currently a participant in the Psychotherapy Study at the Laboratorium Psychoedukacji in Warsaw. In 2011, I also graduated from the Study of Counteracting Domestic Violence at the Institute of Health Psychology of the Polish Psychiatric Association. I constantly improve my knowledge and skills, participate in trainings and undergo regular supervision.

What problems do I work with

  • ACA (adult children of alcoholics & dysfunctional families)
  • Anxiety
  • Arguments / Conflicts
  • Balancing roles and responsibilities
  • Betrayal / Cheating
  • Communication problems
  • Different expectations
  • Difficulties in sex life
  • Divorce / Separation
  • Divorce / Separation / Break-up
  • Emotional instability
  • Family problems
  • Feeling loneliness in the relationship
  • Infidelity
  • Jealousy
  • Jealousy / Suspiciousness
  • Lack of satisfaction and meaning in life
  • Lack of time in the relationship
  • Lack of tolerance / acceptance
  • Lack of trust
  • Loneliness
  • Loss of interest in the relationship
  • Low mood
  • Low self-esteem / Low confidence
  • Overly controlling behaviour
  • Perfectionism / Control issues
  • Relationship burnout
  • Relationship problems
  • Sex addiction / Pornography addiction
  • Sexual / intimacy issues
  • Sexual abuse
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Sexual dysfunctions
  • Sexual incompatibility
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Social communication and interaction difficulties
  • Stress
  • Workaholism

My approaches

  • Integrative / Eclectic approach
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy

Memberships and acreditations

I am a certified Psychologist and Sexologist, I have the title of Counseling Psychologist in the British organization HCPC associating specialists dealing with mental  health and granting the right to practice in the UK. I am a member of the Chartered Membership British Psychological Society, Registered Membership of the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists COSRT, as well as a member of the Polish Psychologists Association.