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Mr K R Abdo
Consultant Gynaecologist
We offer psychosexual counselling

Please contact
Janice Lamb
Sexual & Relationship Psychotherapist
UKCP Registrant
COSRT Accredited
BABCP Accredited
M: 07791 836 931

Fee: £85.00 per 50 minutes (standard therapy appointment time)
Contact: Janice Lamb 07791 836 931
Appointment by arrangement with Janice Lamb
I am a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, graduated from the Royal College of surgeons in Dublin (1988), having worked and gained experience as a Demonstrator in Physiology department at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin in 1989, I trained and was accredited as a General Practitioner (MRCGP) in 1993. I trained in obstetrics and gynaecology in Belfast and North West England, obtaining my MRCOG in 1996. I was appointed as Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2002. I was granted fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetricians and gynaecologists in 2010.
I was the Clinical Director of Women’s Heath at the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from 1st May 2005 until 31 December 2010. I was the chairman and lead for the gynaecology governance group (GGG) until November 2015. Since January 2016 I limited my clinical committment to the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals to run fertility clinics only. I conduct my general gynaecological services and fertility services inthe independent sector at the following sites: Greater Lancashire Hospital, Ramsay Fulwood Hall Hospital, Ramsay Euxton Hall Hospital, Spire Fylde Coast Hospital, Spire Lytham clinic and the Centre for REproductive Health (CRH) at Daresbury Pak and at St Johns Street in Manchester.
I run fertility services at the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. In addition I have extensive experience in general obstetrics and gynaecology, menstrual disorders and primary surgical treatment for pelvic floor prolapse and primary surgery for stress urinary incontinence. I also have an interest in various aspects of endocrinological gynaecology.
I am an associate of the Reproductive Health Group (RHG)/CRH (Centre for Reproductive Health Daresbury Park).
I am involved in the teaching and examinations of medical students of the University of Manchester. I am an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester.
I am a fellow of Royal College of Obstetrician & Gynaecologists, a member Royal College of General Practitioners, British Fertility Society, British Medical Association and Preston Medico-ethical Society.

Profile – Janice Lamb
Sexual & Relationship Psychotherapist

Janice has worked in a NHS setting for over 30 years, having originally trained as a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN). She gained significant experience in the community setting working therapeutically with people experiencing a range of mental health problems including anxiety disorders (GAD, Panic Disorder, PTSD, Phobias, OCD), depression and the complexities of historical sexual abuse and recent sexual assault trauma.
She commenced a Master’s degree in Psychosexual Therapy in 1998, followed by a post graduate diploma in Forensic Sexology and has worked in a psychosexual therapist role since 2000.
Janice is registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council United (NMC), the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) as a Sexual and Relationship Psychotherapist and is an accredited member of the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT) and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). She holds supervisor accreditation with COSRT and is regularly involved in the supervision of qualified and trainee therapists. Janice she is bound by a strict code of practice and ethics.
Concerns about sex are more common than many people think, and many people experience some difficulty at some point in their life. The pace of day to day life, work, stress, ill health, infertility and family pressures, can contribute to sexual difficulties.
Common psychosexual difficulties include loss of sexual desire, erectile dysfunction, orgasmic dysfunction including anorgasmia and premature ejaculation and genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder. Some people may find they need to develop or regain sexual confidence or adapt their usual sexual behaviour, particularly if they have experienced health conditions that have affected sexual function.
For individuals and couples presenting with psychosexual difficulties Janice uses a range of research based interventions including cognitive behavioural, systemic and solution focused approaches.
Janice has continued to train in different methodologies to improve the services she is able to provide and these include hypnotherapy and EMDR. She completed a post graduate course in the Advanced Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in July 2012.

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