May Soo is a counselling psychologist who has experience working with adults and adolescents in the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress, trauma and anger-related issues. She has a particular interest and passion in relationship counselling and works with individuals and couples to assist them in finding ways to improve communication and learn assertiveness skills in order to increase relationship satisfaction.
May has undergone training in various evidence based models and is comfortable approaching issues from therapeutic frameworks including CBT, ACT, Narrative Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. She has experience working in a wide range of settings including private practice, youth mental health, occupational rehabilitation and as a mediator in a Family Relationship Centre.
Additionally, May holds a Master of HIV, STIs and Sexual Health degree from the University of Sydney. This specialist training enables her to offer sex-positive education, guidance and counselling to assist individuals and couples understand themselves sexually and meet their sexual goals. She has a particular interest in women’s sexual health and functioning. Her approach with every client is to provide a non-judgemental, supportive and collaborative environment in which concerns with sexual function, behaviour and/or feelings can be explored with sensitivity and compassion. Some common sexual health concerns for which clients seek sex therapy are:
- Low sexual desire
- Mismatched levels of desire
- Performance anxiety
- Erectile dysfunction
- Premature ejaculation or delayed ejaculation
- Vaginismus (pain with vaginal penetration)
- Anorgasmia (inability to achieve orgasm)
- Concerns about body image, identity or orientation
- Desire for sexual enhancement and enrichment
Learn more about May's work with individuals and couples experiencing relationship difficulties, intimacy issues and sexually-oriented problems - http://sexpositivepsychology.com.au
COVID-19 and How it impacts our relationships
Our principal psychologist and Director of RWA Psychology, Rebecca Wheeler, sits down with Psychologist May Soo to chat about relationships and the impact of COVID-19.