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Therapist Profile

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Dr. Christopher Fox
Psychosexual and Relationship Therapist @ Sex Life Therapy

Clinic Location:

Collingwood and Online

Qualifications:

DipPC BPsych BA(Hons) PhD LRSPH FRSPH MACA (Level 4) ECPS MAPS

FEE:

$265.00

SPECIALTY:

Ageing & sexualityChronic health conditionsDisability-friendly/NDISFertility issuesGrief and lossKink & fetish friendlyMen’s sexual issuesMixed desire/mixed libido/low libidoPoly-friendly/Open relationshipsPorn addiction/sex addiction/out-of-control sexual behavioursPsychological wellbeing /mental healthQueer-friendly (LGBTIQA+)Relationship Therapy/CounsellingSexual health/HIV/STIs/HSVWomen’s sexual issues


Dr Christopher Fox is an Accredited Member (Level 4) of the Australian Counselling Association

Dr Christopher Fox is registered with the Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Profile

Dr Christopher Fox is Psychosexual and Relationship Therapist and is a European (EFS-ESSM) Certified Psycho Sexologist (ECPS). He is trained Counsellor/Therapist with over 30 years’ experience and holds Clinical/Level 4 membership of the Australian Counselling Association. Dr Christopher has worked as a practitioner, researcher and academic in counselling, public health and sexual health.

Dr Christopher is highly respected nationally and internationally for his work in sexology. Dr Christopher is Treasurer for the Asia-Oceania Federation of Sexology.  He held the positions of National Chairperson (2014-2017) and Immediate Past National Chair (2017-2020) of the Society of Australian Sexologists. He is also a Foundation Director of the organisation and the inaugural Accreditation Officer, setting the accreditation standards for the psychosexual therapy and education in Australia. Dr Christopher has held the positions of Associate Secretary Asia-Pacific for the World Association for Sexual Health, and Deputy Co-Chair of the WAS Sexual Rights Committee. He had a key role in the Australian Sexual Health Alliance – Australia’s peak body for sexual health. He is current Branch Secretary and a former President of the Victorian branch of the Society of Australian Sexologists and has held other executive positions over the past eight years, including Victorian Branch Treasurer and National Treasurer, and National Deputy Chairperson. He was an Accredited Sex Educator and Sex Researcher with the former Australian Society of Sex Educators, Researchers and Therapists (ASSERT).

Working with individual and couples of any sexual orientation on a short or long term basis, Dr Christopher’s role is to work with the client to understand what their issues really mean to them. Then use this information to help them create a healthier life for themselves and their loved ones going forward. This may involve exploring immediate concerns in life or address ‘deeper’ issues present.

As a sex therapist he works in an integrative, structured framework using a solution-focused approach combined with evidence-based strategies such as cognitive-behavioural therapy and systemic theories in the main. Dr Christopher also uses affirmative practice from a non-traditional perspective with all clients. His experience is people like to find a solution quickly and they know themselves best, so he assists you to work towards a solution as the best outcome.

Dr Christopher is experienced in working with sexual dysfunctions in sex therapy and has worked successfully with clients who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, have mental health issues, and have experienced trauma. He also works with sex and porn addiction and other out-of-control sexual behaviours.  Dr Christopher also is experienced working kink and fetishes. 

Dr Christopher is a Senior Lecturer in Sexual Health (Sexology) and Co-Director of Sexual and Reproductive Health at the Sydney Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health at University of Sydney.  He coordinates the Psychosexual Therapy Pathway in the Postgraduate Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health. He has previously worked at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe Rural Health School and the University of Melbourne. 

Dr Christopher is a Fellow-Licentiate of the Royal Society for Public Health in recognition of his contributions to public health and health promotion.  He is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society.  (Dr Christopher is not a psychologist – he is an accredited counsellor.) Dr Christopher is a member of the Fertility Association of Australia and the Australian and New Zealand Infertility Counsellors Association (ANZICA), as well as a member of the British Infertility Counsellors Association (BICA).

OPENING HOURS

Mon: Fri 9:00 AM - 700 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: Closed

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