Silva Neves

Contact Details

15 Hanover Square , Mayfair, London , W1S 1HS
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Fees & Charges

I practice in Central London:

15 Hanover Square, W1S 1HS

My fees are:
£120 - Individual therapy
£150 - Couples therapy

I offer sessions online.


Online/Internet Counselling.

About me


 I am a specialist in: 

 Psychosexual and relationship therapy, also known as couples counselling or sex therapy. 


Post-affair recovery. Helping couples heal and rebuild their relationship after the disclosure or discovery of an affair. 


Treatment of compulsive sexual behaviours and problematic use of pornography, and therapy for partners. 


Sexual trauma therapy and EMDR: therapy for survivors of childhood sexual abuse, rape, relational traumas, neglect in childhood and treatment for PTSD. 




Acceptance of sexuality, coming out. 


Body image issues


The trauma of homophobia.


Bereavement and Grief: losing a loved one. Help for the dying. Disenfranchised grief.


Clinical supervision for psychotherapists, counsellors and other health professionals. 

My model of psychotherapy is integrative and humanistic. It means that I will use different approaches from different therapeutic models to suit your needs best. I integrate psychotherapeutic modalities such as: Gestalt, Psychodynamic, CBT, ACT, Transactional Analysis combined with specific psycho-sexological knowledge and diverse relationships. 


Sexual & Gender Identity:
Gay - Male

Experience and approach

Specific experience and training:


My Qualifications:

Post-graduate Diploma in Psychosexual, Relationship and Couples Therapy. Awarded with distinction: The London Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy. Middlesex University. 

Certificate in Transformative Couples Therapy. Encounter-centred approach. 

Certificate in Somatic Trauma Therapy. (Babette Rothschild). 

Completed EMDR training. EMDR Extra (Training accredited by EMDR Association UK & Ireland).

Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. Awarded with distinction.

Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. Awarded with distinction.

Diploma in Clinical Supervision (CPPD). 

Online Counselling Certificate - Webcam and Voice. Awarded with Distinction (OCST).

Diploma in Eating Disorders Practitioner (NCFED).

Diploma in Obesity Interventions Practitioner (NCFED).

I take my continuous professional development seriously. I attend seminars and conferences regularly to keep my knowledge and practice updated.
I have attended seminars with world-renowned specialist in the field of sex and relationship therapy, including Dr Harville Hendrix, Dr Helen LaKelly Hunt (Imago Therapy), Dr David Schnarch (Crucible Therapy), Douglas Braun-Harvey and Esther Perel. I also attend regular professional development on trauma therapy. 




My experience:

I have been working in my full-time private practice for many years. I also provide clinical supervision. 

I am an accreditation assessor for COSRT: College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

I am a member of the faculty of The International Online Sexology Supervisors.

I am a member of the faculty of The Contemporary Institute of Clinical Sexology

I worked as a Clinical Associate of The Hudson Centre for 5 years treating individuals and couples suffering from sex addiction and their partners. I co-facilitated sex addiction groups and other therapeutic workshops. I also worked with traumas primarily using EMDR. 

I was a clinical associate of Therapy Harley Street as a specialist psychotherapy consultant in psychosexual and relationship therapy and trauma therapy. 

I worked as a psychosexual therapist for the NHS Chelsea and Westminster Trust at 56 Dean Street, based in Soho, the busiest and most innovative sexual health NHS clinic in the UK.  

I have worked with people living with HIV with charity organisation Positive East.  







Therapies Practiced:
Counselling, Psychosexual therapy, Psychotherapy, Supervision/Consultation.
Specialisms and interests:


Sex & Relationship therapy: Couples Therapy & Individual Therapy. 

Communication problems in a relationship, including frequent arguments, rows, blaming.

Healing after the disclosure or the discovery of infidelity. I am a specialist in this area.  

Differences in sexual desire within the relationship

Sexless relationship or loss of sexual desireLack of intimacy.

Learning how to make connections with your partner

Sexual problems such as erectile dysfunction, rapid ejaculation, delayed ejaculation, difficulties with orgasms. 

Ending a relationship constructively, with empathy. 



Compulsive sexual behaviours. 

Frequent preoccupation by sexual thoughts. 

Sexual behaviours having a negative impact on life.

Difficulties stopping the sexual behaviours despite negative consequences to life and relationship. 

Feeling bad about your sexual behaviours. 

Sexual shame. 

My treatment for compulsive sexual behaviours and problematic use of porn is holisticnon-shaming with an integrative approach of classic psychotherapeutic methods and modern psycho-sexological knowledge. 




Trauma Therapy. EMDR. Sexual abuse. 

Adult survivor of sexual abuse in childhood. 

Survivors of sexual violence and rape.  

Treatment of PTS and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). 

Adverse childhood experiences: healing from physical abuse, psychological abuse, verbal abuse, bullying, other neglects and other adverse childhood experiences.   

Survivors of homophobic attacks.  

I also offer: 
Early Intervention trauma therapy: a short treatment for recent trauma to avoid the development of PTSD.  
Group Trauma Therapy: for survivors of recent or historic mass traumatic event (terrorist attack, natural disaster, sexual abuse in an institution).  


Coming out. Acceptance of sexuality, sexual desires and gender identity




HIV diagnosis, living with HIV and relationships with different HIV status. 


Body image issues, including Muscle Dysmorphic Disorder(MDD).  


Diversity of sexualities and relationships.Exploration of non-binary sexualities, including open relationships, swinging, polyamory. Exploration of kink sex in a non-pathologising approach. Sexuality diversity include the exploration of asexuality. 


I employ a sexuality diversity affirmative approach. 




The loss of a loved one. Bereavement and Grief. Help for the dying. 

I offer therapeutic support for: 

Making sense of the feelings of grief. 

Processing Complex Grief.

Process the loss of someone whom you had an ambivalent relationship with. 

Process the grief when your loved one died by suicide. 

Process the grief of losing a child. 

Process the grief of sudden death and traumatic death. 

Help with the loss that nobody talks about when your intimate partner dies: the loss of your sexual self. 

Disenfranchised grief. 

Help for the dying, from terminal diagnosis, decline and death. 



Clinical Supervision

I provide ongoing clinical supervision for psychotherapists and counsellors working in the psychosexual and relationship therapy area and trauma therapy area. 
I also offer one-off consultations to psychotherapists, counsellors and other health professionals who do not work in those specialist areas and who need a consultation to work with a particular client/ patient. 



I provide therapy in English and in French


Theoretical approach:
Attachment Theory (Psychodynamic), Behavioural Therapy, Body Psychotherapy, CBT, Couple Therapy, EMDR, Existential, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Interpersonal, Person-Centred, Psychodynamic, Relational, Transactional Analysis.
Ethical Framework:
BACP, Constituent of UKCP, National Council of Psychotherapists, National Counselling Society.


Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy
The London Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy (Sep 2013)
Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Chrysalis (Dec 2011)
EMDR Part 1/3
EMDR Extra (Apr 2015)
EMDR Part 2/3
EMDR Extra (Jul 2015)
Diploma in Clinical Supervision
CPPD Counselling School (Oct 2017)
COSRT Accred.
National Counselling Society

Silva Neves


Contact us by: Email: | Telephone: 07971 205323 | Post: Pink Therapy, BCM 5159, London WC1N 3XX