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couples counselling sussex

working with couples and individuals experiencing difficulties with their personal relationships
Relationship Counselling
Psychosexual therapy
Collaborative Law
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Vivienne Serpell
Relationship Counsellor
for couples or individuals


Who am I? I am a highly experienced, trained counsellor and psychotherapist.I have worked as a relationship therapist for over 30 years.


Where am I?  I practice in the Lewes/Uckfield/Eastbourne/Heathfield area. My private practice, in East Hoathly, serves clients from all neighbouring counties.

What do I do?

Specialising in relationship issues, I am also a fully accredited psychosexual therapist. I provide pre- and post-divorce/separation counselling, including issues relating to the welfare of children.

What are my fees? I charge £60.00 for couples and £40.00 for individuals. I don't work weekends and my last appointment is 6pm weekdays



I have been in private practice for over 20 years. My background includes extensive periods in Marriage Guidance and Relationship Counselling organisations including GP practices. I am accredited by the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapy (COSRT - formerly BASRT) and registered with the UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy). I am a member of the College for Sexual and Relationship Psychotherapy I have completed collaborative separation and divorce training with the Cambridge Collaborative Family Law Group.


I am recognised by Pruhealth and WPA as a mental health therapist able to provide insured private therapy BUPA may fund talking therapy following a referral by your GP.


I am experienced and trained to work with; 

    • couple and relationship problems including same sex relationships
    • marriage guidance
    • pre- and post-divorce and separation counselling
    • bereavement and loss
    • childhood sexual abuse
    • miscarriage and infertility
    • male and female sexual dysfunction
    • women's sexual health
    • addictive behaviour including internet addiction
    • gender confusion
    • anger management
    • anxiety and depression



I work professionally, in complete confidence and adhere to the COSRT code of ethics.

For a preliminary consultation contact my confidential business number
Vivienne Serpell
Couples Counselling Sussex