Dr Thaddeus Birchard

Dr Thaddeus Birchard (DPsych in Psychotherapy, MSc Psychosexual Therapy) is a psychosexual psychotherapist, author, trainer and international speaker. He was originally a Parish Minister for 30 years (1971-2001), has been working as a therapist since 1988 and is registered/accredited with the UKCP, BABCP and COSRT.

Dr Birchard is founder of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity (ASTAC), a founding member of the Recovery Programme in the UK, and founder and Clinical Director of the Marylebone Centre for Psychological Therapies. The Marylebone Centre was founded in 2001, and is the first of its kind in the UK to offer treatment, support, and professional therapeutic training in sex addiction, and to offer personalised therapy around relationships, sexuality and mood disorders.

He created the first UK based therapeutic sexual addiction training programme for counsellors and psychotherapists and has trained many of his contemporaries working in the field. Dr Birchard was previously an Honorary CBT Therapist at the Maudsley and South London NHS Trust.

He is author of numerous articles and books including CBT for Compulsive Sexual Behaviour (Routledge, 2015), Overcoming Sexual Addiction – A Self-Help Guide (Routledge, 2017), and Co-editor of the Routledge International Handbook of Sexual Addiction (2017). He speaks frequently around the country and in the United States on sexual addiction and compulsivity.

Past Events with Dr Thaddeus Birchard

Sexual Addiction: Myth or Reality

Testimonials for Dr Thaddeus Birchard’s training

Enlightening, educational and an excellent supervisory experience.

I really enjoyed Thaddeus – appreciated his use of self as an example to refer to throughout the day.

[Thaddeus] was excellent, very approachable and made it easy to understand.

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