Therapy Services

Martin Gladman

Martin Gladman is Clinical Sexologist, Relationship Counsellor and Accredited Mental Health Social Worker offering services for individuals and couples in Melbourne, Woodend and online.  Martin offers both generalist and specialist Medicare* rebated social work services (which includes counselling support) for individuals experiencing conditions relating to sex, sexuality, relationships and relating. 

Martin offers an evidence based counselling service, incorporating Medicare approved Focussed Psychological Services such as Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy and Motivational Interviewing (MI) in his sessions. Martin's practice overall draws on philosophical principles seen in Humanistic approaches, as well as attachment and system theories.

 

Martin has a long history of working with people of all sexual orientations and genders (including those within LGBTIQAP+ communities) and has experience working with people who are newly diagnosed or living with STIs and HIV. Martin has a particular interest in treating distressing or unwanted legal and consensual paraphilias, sexual issues relating to men and working with gay male (cis, trans and genderqueer) couples.

COMMON PRESENTING CONDITIONS

  • Dyspareunia (pain during sex) including:

    • Vulvodynia 

    • Vaginismus

  • Erectile dysfunction and/or concerns maintaining an erection

  • Early or pre-mature ejaculation 

  • Delayed ejaculation

  • Unwanted or distressing desires / fantasies (legal paraphilias only)

  • Sex and sexual health education

  • Sexual abuse/trauma

  • Relationship/marriage difficulties

  • Separation counselling

  • Infidelity and/or betrayal

  • Mismatched or low libidio  

  • Orgasm difficulties

  • Exploring open or polyamorous relationships

  • Sexuality and gender confusion

  • Gender transitioning/affirmation

  • Pornography addiction/overuse

  • LGBTIQAP+ specific support

SERVICES WE OFFER