Dr. Isabel White

Psychosexual therapist

Over 30 years experience

About me

Isabel led the Royal Marsden Hospital (London) psychosexual therapy service until 2019. She works in partnership with individuals & couples to explore physical, emotional & relationship factors that contribute to sexual difficulties after cancer. These include: low desire, erection, arousal or orgasmic difficulties, sexual pain & sexual avoidance. She adopts an integrative approach to personalized therapy using psychosexual therapy (sensate focus framework), biomedical management (erectile dysfunction medication & devices, menopause & vaginal health strategies, sexual aids) & psychoeducation.

Education, Qualtifications and Experience

Certificate in Study of the Couple Relationship, Tavistock Institute, London
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Surrey, Guildford
Post-graduate Diploma Psychosexual Therapy (with merit), University of Central Lancashire, Preston
Isabel has worked in cancer nursing for over 35 years & as a specialised psychosexual therapist in oncology since 2010. She has worked in university & NHS joint clinical academic posts as a senior lecturer, teaching health professionals & conducting clinical research to improve clinical assessment & management of the sexual impact of cancer & its treatment.

Registered with
Aviva
Healix
Languages I Speak

English

Professional Memberships
  • Senior Accredited Member of the College of Sexual & Relationship Therapists: AccCOSRT (Sen)
  • Member of the British Society of Sexual Medicine (BSSM)
  • Member of the European Society of Sexual Medicine (ESSM)
  • Member of the United Kingdom Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS)
Services & Prices

Individual consultation £110.00

A one-to-one session with a psychosexual therapist to explore the impact of cancer & its treatment on your sexual wellbeing. After an initial assessment understanding your needs and goals, the psychosexual therapist may recommend further sessions.

55 min

Couples session £110.00

A joint appointment for couples to discuss the experience and impact of cancer & it’s treatment on your sexual relationship. After an initial assessment to understand your needs and goals, the psychosexual therapist may recommend further sessions.

55 min

Follow-up session (individual) £110.00

A planned follow up session following your initial appointment with your psychosexual therapist.

55 min

Follow-up session (couples) £110.00

A planned follow up session following your initial appointment with your psychosexual therapist.

55 min