Mrs Emma Mathews

Psychosexual, Relationship and CBT and EMDR Therapist

MSc, BSc, PG Dip, RM, BABCP, COSRT and EMDR Europe Accredited

I am a BABCP, COSRT and EMDR Europe accredited psychotherapist and have extensive experience working within the NHS as a psychosexual therapist and within perinatal mental health services. I also worked for Relate as a psychosexual and relationship therapist for a number of years.

I have completed a BSc in reproductive and sexual health, a postgraduate diploma in psychosexual therapy, a Relate certificate in relationship therapy, a postgraduate diploma in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and EMDR Europe Accredited training in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). I have also completed an MSc in psychological trauma and have a special interest in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I am currently undertaking additional training in the treatment of sexually addictive and compulsive behaviours.

My private practice offers psychosexual and relationship therapy, CBT and EMDR. I have clinics in north Wales, Chester and on the Wirral.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mrs Emma Mathews at Spire include:


Other treatments

Emma provides psychological therapy for the treatment of sexual dysfunctions, relationship problems, anxiety and mood disorders including PTSD. Some of the principal treatments carried out by Emma at Spire include:

  • Anxiety, including social and health anxiety
  • Depression
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Anger
  • Low self-esteem
  • Perfectionism
  • Anger
  • Loss of sexual desire
  • Painful intercourse
  • Difficulties with orgasm
  • Erectile problems
  • Premature or delayed ejaculation
  • Vaginismus
  • Problems with intimacy
  • Fear of sex
  • Sexually addictive and compulsive behaviours
  • Problems with trust
  • Communication difficulties
  • Affairs
  • Financial issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Life changes
  • Different parenting styles
  • Different values and goals

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Additional information

Professional memberships

Diploma in Higher Education (Midwifery Studies)

BSc with Honours Reproductive and Sexual Health (First Class)

Postgraduate Diploma in Relationship Therapy (Psychosexual Therapy)

Relate Institute Certificate - Working with Couples

MSc Psychological Trauma (Distinction)

Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (BABCP Accredited Training)

Registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

EMDR europe accredited

Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Accredited memeber of the Collage of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)

Accredited member of The British Association for Behavioural and Congnitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

EMDR Europe accredited practitioner

Psychosexual Therapist for Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.