Mary Clegg

Mary Clegg – Clinical Director

Mary Clegg is an Accredited Sex and Relationship Psychotherapist and Clinical Director who can assess and advise on a range of relationship and/or sexual problems for individuals or couples.

Mary has considerable experience as a psychotherapist and can work with a wide variety of individual or couple issues.

Mary is a graduate of the world-renowned Porterbrook Clinic in Sheffield. This unique training enables her to assess and work with both the physical and psychological aspects of sexual functioning, together with the complex issues of couple relationships; the delivery of true holistic patient care.

This makes Mary an integrated therapist who can work with the sexual medicine and the psychological aspects of a client. She is generally recognised as having considerable expertise in the clinical management of sexual difficulties and can if you wish to interface with your GP or other healthcare professional to ensure you get a coordinated response and get to the core of your issues.

Our Team of Therapists

The Mary Clegg Clinic employs a number of therapists. All are directly supervised and mentored by Mary Clegg thus ensuring stringent control of quality throughout the therapy process. Many of the therapists have enhanced CRB clearance, essential for working with individuals under 18 or with families.

The Mary Clegg Clinic Philosophy

The Mary Clegg Clinic passionately believes that informed sexual and relationship information and education leads to better and more fulfilling relationships. Mary runs her own professional workshops for psychosexual counsellors, couple counsellors and allied health professionals with the approval of the Royal College of Physicians and The College of Sex and Relationship Therapists. She delivers Juliet Grayson’s acclaimed Working with Couples modular course where she has received outstanding feedback.

Memberships and Acreditations

  • British Society for Sexual Medicine.
  • Accredited member of The College of Sex and Relationship Therapists, Clinical Supervisor and Consultant.
  • Awarded Fellowship of the Sheffield Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality in 2011 for her contribution towards the field.
  • Mary has been the course coordinator of Teaching in Sexual Medicine for Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust at the Porterbrook Clinic and Sheffield University.  Where she was involved in the training of student doctors on the various training courses and co-ordinated the delivery of the undergraduate medical students’ module in Sexual Medicine.

Training and Professional Qualifications

  • Mary Clegg MSc COSRT Accred. is an accredited Sex and Relationship Psychotherapist with a masters degree in the subject.

Mary is a consummate professional and ensures that her message is always accurate, up to date and informed and completed her Masters on the “attitudes and experience of primary care professionals on female sexual dysfunction in her local area”.

Articles, Journals and Book Publishing

Mary campaigns tirelessly for greater awareness of sexual difficulties and the impact on relationships and society more generally, taking her message to the highest levels of Government.  She is generally recognised as having considerable knowledge and skills as a therapist addressing issues of sexual dysfunction and has written many articles and chapters in published books and published in peer-reviewed Journals on sexual and related matters.

Television and Public Speaking

Through her contacts with journalists and the media, Mary is proactive in helping to ensure that clear, evidence-based information is given to the general public. As a knowledgeable and stimulating public speaker who cares deeply about people and their relationships, Mary is in demand and is often asked to speak to GP, nursing, counselling and disability groups. She is no stranger to the media and has contributed to articles in most of the popular press, appeared on live radio programmes for BBC local radio stations in London, Leeds, West Midlands, Sheffield, Essex, Surrey, Sussex and Kent and more recently an hour-long programme on BBC Surrey answering listeners’ questions. She appeared several times on The Tricia Programme on Channel 5 and has worked with Channels 4 and 5 and the BBC.  Mary appeared on ITV’s This Morning relating to women’s sexual difficulties and in particular their orgasmic potential.