I am an experienced, caring and qualified Sex Therapist, Relationship Counsellor, Sex Educator and Clinical Hypnotherapist in private practice at Bondi Junction.
Lucy Patarcic | Sex Therapist, Relationship Counsellor & Hypnotherapist
I am passionate about helping people and find it extremely rewarding to see progress and positive changes that evolve in people’s lives. I use an integrated and solutions focused approach to therapy in a friendly, safe, professional and confidential environment.
I have been in private practice for over 11 years and have completed a Master of Health Science (Sexual Health) at the University of Sydney, where I was trained in the psychological and medical areas of sexual health counselling. I have also completed a 2nd Masters Degree, being a Master of Science in Medicine (HIV, STIs and Sexual Health) specialising in Public Health at the University of Sydney (Sydney Medical School).
Previous studies include hypnotherapy at the Academy of Applied Hypnosis, completed Master Practitioner training at the Australasian Institute of NLP and Meta-Coaching with Dr L. Michael Hall.
My beginnings as a Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist and later on a Master Practitioner of NLP and Meta Coach, offer a unique approach to therapy in my specialised field of work.
I have an in-depth understanding of the complex nature of human sexuality and I am passionate about helping people with their sexual health concerns. Due to the delicate subject matter of my work, I will at times bring humour into sessions as I have found it to be a great icebreaker in assisting clients to feel more comfortable in discussing their concerns.
Ongoing Professional Development is important to me. I attend supervision, workshops and seminars on a regular basis to keep up to date with the latest information.
My clients range from Sydneysiders to clients that fly in from interstate and overseas for therapy. If you are travelling in to see me, packages tailored specifically to your needs are available (for therapy only). Please call or email for further information.
I work with various sexual and relationship concerns and sexual dysfunction including (but not limited to the following):
- Relationship counselling
- Personal counselling
- Moving on from past relationships
- Dissolving current relationship
- Working through infidelity (affairs)
- Painful sex
- Fear / phobia of painful sex
- Sexual aversion
- Unresolved trauma
- Adult survivors of child sexual abuse
- Orgasm and related issues
- HIV / STI counselling
- Mismatched libido
- Cancer and sexuality
- Sex addiction
- Internet sexual addiction
- Porn addiction
- Compulsive behaviours
- Post prostatectomy surgery
- Low desire / low libido concerns
- Body image / genital image
- Performance anxiety
- Sexual anxiety
- Premature ejaculation (PE)
- Erectile dysfunction (ED)
- Delayed ejaculation / inhibited ejaculation (DE)
- Introducing additional people into an established relationship (eg threesomes), swinging, sex parties etc
- Sexual fantasies
- Sexual fetishes