TCCR: Certificate in Psychosexual Studies: Understanding the Sexual Relationship (CT3B)

September 2013 to March 2014,

(Two terms of 4 Saturdays)

The course will:
  • Provide valuable input on the nature of the sexual relationship
  • Help you develop greater understanding of psychosexual dysfunctions
  • Introduce assessment, classification and formulation skills
  • Provide an introduction to behavioural work
  • Increase confidence in addressing sexual difficulties in a sensitive manner
 Components and structure:
  • An introduction to key concepts of psychodynamic couple therapy
  • Case discussion groups offer an opportunity to discuss your work and apply the new learning to your work setting
  • Tutorials
  • Optional 3,000 word essay (Those not wishing to complete the essay may be able to gain a certificate of attendance)
  • Topics include psychosexual assessment, the couple relationship psychosexual development, intimacy, desire and arousal, the causes of sexual, dysfunction, the impact of infertility, sexual abuse and internet addiction

“very good experience contributing to my practice and the way I work with psychosexual issues”

- Certificate student 2011



“The content was well planned and delivered….overall an excellent course”

- Certificate student 2011

Course Leader:

Marian O’Connor is a Senior Psychosexual Therapist and Psychodynamic Couple Therapist. She is a staff member of TCCR responsible for the MSc in Psychosexual Therapy

Course dates:

September 21st, October 12th, November 9th, December 7th, January 11th, February 8th, March 8th, March 29th



Closing date for applications

5 August, 2013

Who to talk to next?

Sofia Rose

020 7380 1965

For application pack and more information click here



Type of course: 
The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationship
The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationship, 70 Warren Street, London, W1T 5PB
Commencement Date: 
September 2013