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We provide professional, modern and caring services to individuals and couples who are looking to improve their sexual well-being.

Welcome to Peninsula

Sexology

Face-to-face in Mornington and Online

We help with sexual concerns using research-based, empathy-driven approaches. 

SERVICES

Sexual anxiety, erectile/arousal difficulties, pain during sex (dyspareunia, vulvodynia & vaginismus), orgasm/pleasure difficulties, changes in sexuality before and after giving birth, we help with a wide range of sexual health issues. 

01

Sexual

Health

Whether on your own or together with your sexual partner, we guide you to a more fulfilling, intimate relationship. We help individuals and couples understand and explore their own sexuality and navigate differences in desire and sexual preferences.

02

Sexuality and Intimacy

Surprisingly - or not, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions around sex. We can provide up-to-date, scientific, research-based information about sex, sexual health, gender, STIs and how to talk about all of these topics.

03

Sex

Education

Sadly, sex is not always an enjoyable experience. We provide victims of sexual trauma with caring, gentle, empathetic and clinically proven trauma therapy. You are not alone and we can help.

04

Sexual Trauma Support

We understand that not everyone is comfortable with their sex assigned at birth or fits into the heterosexual world. We provide specialized LGBTIQA+ counselling support and help you explore your gender journey in a safe space.

05

Gender and Sexual Diversity

About Peninsula Sexology

ABOUT

We are a professional and caring sexology clinic located in Mornington, Mornington Peninsula. We are a sister clinic of ALY'S PLACE, a specialist couples and relationships practice.

 

Our team of tertiary qualified sex therapists and counsellors work both with individuals and couples to provide research-based, empathy-driven sexual counselling, therapy and education. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment that is open to everyone.

Our goal is to protect what you care about most

APPROACH

This is the space to introduce visitors to the business or brand. Briefly explain who's behind it, what it does and what makes it unique. Share its core values and what this site has to offer.

We are here to support you.

MEET THE TEAM

Alyona Cerfontyne

Our Lead Therapist and soon to be Doctor, Alyona (she/her) is a sex therapist and couples therapist. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Health from the University of Sydney and Master of Counselling from Monash University.

Alyona is caring, approachable and can talk about sex and sexuality 24/7 in three languages.

Client days: Mondays

Lena Basova

Lena has a particular interest in working with unhealthy patterns, such as addictions and obsessive-compulsive behaviour. She also supports clients with variations in sexual functioning. Lena has a Master of Counselling from Monash University.

Lena is analytical and caring, and speaks several languages like her colleagues.

Client Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

Kellie Walsh

Kellie supports couples wanting to have a more fulfilling sexual life. She is warm, caring, professional and to the point. 

Kellie holds a Master of Counselling from Monash University and spent several decades working in Washington, DC (USA).

Client Days:

Mondays and Thursdays

Charlie Lee

For Charlie (she/her), counselling diverse clients is all about empowerment and advocacy while providing a safe space to speak your mind without the fear of being judged.

 

Charlie has a Master of Counselling from Monash University and a background in biology and sociology. She speaks Mandarin and English fluently.

 

Client Days: Thursdays

Marsha Datt

Our admin superstar Marsha is not only the woman making our practice run like clockwork but also a qualified counsellor with a special interest in sexual health and well-being. 

Marsha is here to support you for any booking and administrative issues.

Sexual health is essential to general health and wellbeing

OUR VALUES

With specialist education and training in sexual health and therapy, we provide up-to-date, evidence-based sexual knowledge and support.

Professional

As therapists and counsellors, we understand the importance of safe, non-judging and welcoming space where you can explore your sexual needs.

Caring

We are all unique humans with our unique sexuality. We welcome and support everyone who respects inclusivity and sexual freedom.

Inclusive

You're probably
wondering...

FAQ

  • How do I book an appointment?
    Please give us a call/text at 0499231178 or send us a message via an enquiry form. We typically respond the same day.
  • Where are you located?
    We are located in Mornington, Victoria and see our clients either at our practice at 4/15 Carbine Way, Mornington or via telehealth online.
  • What are your practice hours?
    We are open from 11 am to 7 pm Lena sees clients Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and Fridays. Charlie sees clients Thursdays. Alyona see clients Mondays.
  • How much are the sessions?
    With Lena, our sessions are: $180 for an individual 60 min appointment. $300 for a couples 90 min appointment. With Alyona, our sessions are: $220 for an individual 60 min appointment. $330 for a 90 min couples appointment. With Charlie, our sessions are $150 for an individual 60 min appointment.
  • Can I use a Mental Health Plan for the sessions?
    Unfortunately, no. Mental Health Plans can only be used by psychologists and social workers and, regrettably, professional counsellors and therapists regardless of how awesome they are are currently not covered by Medicare.
  • Can I get a private health insurance rebate?
    Depends on your private health insurance and the level of cover. Alyona is registered with Bupa, ARGH - Police Health Fund, Emergency Services Health, Phoenix Health, St Lukes Health, GMHBA, CUA Health (telehealth only), Teachers Union Health and Westfund.

Get in Touch

Call/text us at 0499231178 or submit this confidential enquiry form.

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