Meet the workshop facilitator
Dr Karen Gurney is a highly specialised clinical psychologist and a European Society of Sexual Medicine certified psychosexologist.
She is a recognised national expert in the theory and practice of therapy around all aspects of sexual wellbeing and function and wrote and pioneered one of the first online interventions translating principles of sex therapy into online modules 10 years ago.
She is currently Lead Psychologist in sexual health. gender and sexual difficulties for the NHS at Europe's busiest sexual health clinic - 56 Dean Street, as well as Director of The Havelock Clinic, an independent sexual problems service based on Harley Street and in The City of London. Dr Gurney has almost 20 years experience of providing therapy round all aspects of people's sex lives.
Dr Gurney has written for and been featured in publications such as The Times, Cosmopolitan and Refinery29, and provided expert opinions on TV and radio for the BBC. She is a TEDx speaker, having spoken about 'The surprising truth about desire' in 2020.
Dr Gurney's book, 'Mind The Gap: the truth about desire and how to futureproof your sex life' was out in 2020 and was a best seller .