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Lauren Bradley Couples Therapist Counsellor Sex Therapist


Couple Therapist, Sex Therapist, Sexologist, Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor - BA, BSc, MScMed

Director - Love Therapy Australia

Lauren Bradley is a leading couples therapist, counsellor, sex therapist, sexologist, family therapist, psychosexual educator, clinical supervisor and counsellor with a focus on supporting clients toward positive life expression and experiences. Lauren’s areas of specialisation are; relationship therapy for couples and individuals of all orientations, sex therapy for couples and individuals, trauma recovery, separating partners, co-parenting, collaborative family therapy, sex education and platonic partnerships. Lauren supports survivors of family violence and is MARAM trained. Lauren is a registered clinical supervisor with the Australian Counselling Association.  

Qualifications and registrations: Lauren is a qualified counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association and is registered with the Society of Australian Sexologists and the Australian Association of Family Therapy. Lauren holds a Masters degree from the University of Sydney in psychotherapy, and double Bachelor degrees in Psychology and Political Science. Lauren’s approach is warm, open, non-judgemental, sometimes even fun! yet, evidence-based drawing from a range of counselling modalities. 

Counselling frameworks: Gottman couple therapy (Level1&2), polyvagal theory, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), emotion focussed therapy for couples and individuals (EFT), schema therapy, trauma informed practice, mindfulness, internal family systems (IFS), attachment theory and systemic family therapy.


Areas of specialisation: Lauren has experience supporting clients through concerns including - resolving communication breakdowns, improving conflict resolution, repairing connection, finding the spark again, libido differences, increasing sexual pleasure, trust after infidelity, erectile dysfunction, performance anxiety, anorgasmia, reproductive health, painful sex or dyspareunia, vaginismus, sexual orientation, gender identity, navigating relationships, separation support or divorce counselling, co-parenting, blended families, parenting, porn-addiction, kink, sexual difficulties or pain and intimacy coaching. Lauren supports clients to feel safe and satisfied again within their most important relationships, to re-gain respect and love.

Therapeutic approach: Lauren empowers clients from broad range of backgrounds, no matter who you are, you fit here. Lauren supports clients to gain practical skills that can be used outside the therapy space -  she believes counselling is more than just talk therapy, but also a space for you to up-skill in your relationships for long-term change. Lauren believes that everyone deserves the right to choose safe and pleasurable sexual experiences and is passionate about supporting her clients to achieve their goals. Lauren is an advocate for positive healthy relationships that nourish your wellbeing.

When Lauren’s not spending her time with clients, she regularly rocks out to live music, bakes 'healthy' cakes, hunts opp shops for vintage, and gets out into the wilderness on her bike.

Charity Crandall Couples Therapist Supervisor

Couples Therapist, Relationship Therapist, Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor - MASS MACA, ACA SC

Charity is a highly trained counsellor with over 15 years of experience working individually, with couples and groups. As a couple’s counsellor, I work from a non-judgemental and supportive space to help couples identify individual and shared needs. Once your problems are understood and goals are set, I draw on a variety of methods and research to help find the best tools for you. All work is collaborative and tailored to the unique needs of the relationship. I treat all relationships with respect and reverence.

Qualifications and registrations: Charity has a Master’s in Counselling and Psychotherapy, and a Diploma in Professional Development. Charity is a registered counsellor and clinical supervisor with the Australian Counselling Association Charity has worked with clients who have experienced life from a diverse range of contexts, cultures, identities, and backgrounds and with a wide range of concerns.

Therapeutic Approach: When working with clients Charity’s number one goal is understanding. I meet all clients with an open and curious mind and strive to create an environment that is conducive to fostering safety and trust. I respect and value my clients’ lived experience, emotions, thoughts, and beliefs. I believe it is essential to understand before change can take place.

Areas of specialisation: I work to understand how to best meet your unique needs and draw on a wide range of approaches such as parts therapy, somatic and emotion focused perspectives.  My work is informed by the latest research and developments in the field of neuroscience, and trauma, to help you deepen self-awareness, acceptance, and self-compassion.

Media coverage and features

Love Therapy Australia featured in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald on parenting and digital content.

Love Therapy Australia spoke with Triple J's The Hook Up on age differences in romantic relationships. 1hr 20m starts

Love Therapy Australia  spoke to Body+Soul about what to do when the honeymoon period in a relationship ends

Love Therapy Australia was featured in Body+Soul on platonic life partners.

Love Therapy Australia recently wrote an article for the Victorian Government publication Together Victoria on all things love.

Love Therapy Australia spoke with Triple J's The Hook Up on platonic life partners.

Love Therapy Australia connected with ABC Canberra mornings on the pandemic and love, and platonic life partners. 1 hour 7 minutes - interview starts.

Love Therapy Australia on how to flirt for The House of Wellness.

Love Therapy Australia in Body+Soul on divorce registries

Love Therapy Australia spoke with Fashion Journal on positive sexual imprinting. 

Love Therapy Australia on the rise of erotic literature and #booktok in Body+Soul.

Love Therapy Australia on Triple J's The Hook Up on friends with benefits. 1hr 40mins starts

Love Therapy Australia in Body + Soul on 'Lucky girl syndrome'

Love Therapy Australia spoke to Harper's Bazaar Australia about whether astrology predicts relationship success.

Love Therapy Australia in The House of Wellness on platonic life partnerships. 

Love Therapy Australia on the rise of rom-coms in Harper's Bazaar Australia.

Love Therapy Australia in Body + Soul on breakups and the 'revenge body' concept.

Love Therapy Australia in Body + Soul on foot fetish

Love Therapy Australia in Body + Soul on praise kink

Love Therapy Australia in Body + Soul on jealous partners

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