College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists
Welcome to the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT), the UK’s leading organisation for therapists specialising in sexual and relationship issues. COSRT exists to support healthy, satisfying and rewarding personal relationships. We understand that any partnership can run into difficulties occasionally, and that sometimes a bit of outside help can make all the difference. On these pages you will find practical suggestions and advice for people who feel their personal … See COSRT introductory Video
April 27, 2015
The COSRT Trustees and Staff say goodbye to Trudy Hannington as their Chair. Trudy has been one of … More...
COSRT organises two Conferences and a number of CPD Workshops each year which are open to members and non-members.
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AGM at 09:00 – Conference will follow, which will explore the challenges that our clients/patients may face when struggling with the impact of chronic conditions and how we may work to help them to achieve the best possible outcome in their sexual and intimate relationships.
The day will focus upon the identity and role of the contemporary father in our society, his experience of pregnancy and birth, the rates, causes and measurement of paternal PND (PPND) and the place for intervention in reducing the risk and effects of PPND on the individual and his family. Possible causes of PND and its impact on the mother, the couple and the family unit will also be explored.
3 Jul 15 - The Impact of Trauma on Intimacy and Contact
Designed to enable the therapist to assess past trauma and consider how to rebuild intimacy. It is suitable for couple and psychosexual therapists as case examples and illustrations will be taken from both these types of clients.
If you’d like professional help with whatever is troubling you, you can find a local COSRT-accredited therapist by searching our listings pages.
Therapists and other practitioners can learn about COSRT and find professional guidance. Members and non-members alike can book our training and conference programme or use our library of documents. More...
The journal of Sexual and Relationship Therapy is our official journal informing our membership of leading research in the field.
All COSRT members are listed in our directory, which you can search to find someone who works locally.
The directory gives information about members’ qualifications and whether or not they are accredited by COSRT.
There’s advice on what to look for if you need a therapist on this site.