Remziye Kunelaki, MPhil, PhD, MSc, ECPS
Psychologist & Sexologist | Languages: English, Turkish, Greek
Remziye Kunelaki is a psycho-sexologist certified by the European Federation of Sexology (EFS) and the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM). She is an accredited psychosexual therapist and clinical supervisor by the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT) in the UK. Remziye studied Psychology (BSc) in Turkey and specialized in Psychosexual Therapy (PgDip and MSc) in the UK. She has been working in sexual health since 2001 in the National Health Service (NHS). She has set up psychosexual services and developed a time-limited working model over the years. Remziye’s current role in the NHS is the lead psychosexual therapist at 56 Dean Street of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, one of the busiest sexual health clinics in Europe. She runs also her own private practice in central London. Remziye has been supervising psychosexual therapists and counsellors since 2012. Her supervisory style is integrative, biopsychosocial, to the point and in the present moment. Remziye attends regular one to one and group supervision and abides by the code of ethics of COSRT. Remziye has a special interest on sober sex following chemsex. She has written extensively and delivered training to health professionals on the guidelines to help patients achieve sober sex. She also is very experienced and teaches on the topic of time-limited sex therapy. Remziye is currently studying for a PhD at Anglia Ruskin University. Her research focuses on the experience of Christian men having sex (MSM) who attend workshops collaborated by sexual health and the Church. She actively participates to national and international conferences in sexual medicine. Remziye is of Turkish origin, identifies as a Muslim, cis gender and heterosexual woman of Greek nationality. Due to her own politically complex origin, she works well with difference and diversity in sex therapy. Remziye has got extensive experience of working with patients of religious communities, such as Muslim and Christian. She has developed an interest in how Islam or Christianity might effect who we are sexually and explore specific ways of integration between the two identities. She is available to offer clinical supervision in English, Greek and Turkish.