I have been a therapist specialising in sexual and relationship work since 1976, and have experience of a wide range of people and problems. My professional career started in nursing at Guy's Hospital. I then worked as a Family Planning Nurse, where my interest in sexuality and sexual problems developed. I decided to train as a sexual and relationship therapist. Starting in 1981, I have taught others to become therapists, and have supervised many students, beginning therapists, and experienced colleagues.
Coming from a background in nursing gave me a special understanding of the medical/physical aspects of sexual problems and their management, and an interest in physical methods as well as the psychological/emotional side of things.
I trained in Family Therapy to give me a wider range of ideas for helping couples to get over problems together. It has also given me an appreciation of family matters and how much they affect sex and relationships. This has been deepened by later training in working with family constellations, and encounter centred therapy. I have also received special training in working with trauma and in online work, so can offer a range of different ideas and approaches to therapy, finding the method that works best for any person or couple. If I think I can't help. I will do my best to refer on to somebody who can.
Current particular interests
All sexual problems, particularly vaginismus and vestibulodynia
Relationship difficulties, communication blocks, dissatisfaction
Infidelity and how to deal with the consequences, staying together or parting?
Recovery from trauma and the consequences, short and long term
Sexual and Relationship Counselling and Therapy, General Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Lectures and seminars to professionals and members of the public.
Supervision for experienced colleagues.
Specific training or consultation can be arranged on request
Scale of fees and region
Central London £150 per hour for face to face work, couple, family or individual. Some flexibility in certain circumstances.
Supervision £130 per hour Central London.
E-therapy and telephone counselling £65 per half hour session payable in advance.
Phone Mobile 07977 493 667, 30 Weymouth Street London W1G 7BS www.margaretramage.com
1964 Registered General Nurse, 1965 Registered Sick Children's Nurse,
1992 Diploma in Family Therapy,
1992 British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Independent Counsellor and Supervisor
1992 British Association for Sexual and Relationship Therapy Accredited Therapist and Recognised Supervisor
1992 Registered with UK Council for Psychotherapy
1999 Fellow of COSRT (College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists)
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