Meet our Experts

Dr. Doug Savage

A former GP, now working entirely in the field of sexual medicine and testosterone deficiency. He has run a clinic based at St. Vincent’s Medical Centre for 30 years.

He has contracts with 2 local CCG’s to provide a specialist service within the NHS for local patients and also sees patients from all over the UK on a private basis.

He has been involved in Clinical research, has sat on several panels of experts drawing up guidelines, he writes in the medical and lay press and has been on radio and TV concerning Testosterone deficiency and frequently gives lectures on his favourite topic to keep spreading the gospel!

He was joined in 2001 by a leading psychosexual therapist, Trudy Hannington, to broaden the range of treatments to include psychosexual therapy and to improve the treatments available for female sexual dysfunction. He is a member of the British, European and International Societies of Sexual Medicine and the British Menopause Society.


Dr Janine David MD FECSM (United Kingdom)

Dr Janine David is a GP who specialises in Men’s Health.  She has been a GP partner & trainer in Porthcawl Medical Centre, Porthcawl (Wales), UK since 2005 and also works as an Associate Specialist in Urology at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Wales.

She has passed the Multidisciplinary Joint Committee of Sexual Medicine (MJCSM) exam making her a Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine (FECSM).  

She has a particular interest in testosterone deficiency and has run clinical audits throughout the UK to identify ways to improve the health of patients in this often overlooked area.

She is the founding member of the Primary Care Testosterone Advisory Group (www.PCTAG.uk) and she is a regular speaker both on the national (UK) and international stage.  She is also actively involved in clinical research.

Publications:

The role of the general practitioner in men’s health. Asian Journal of Andrology (2019) 21, 1–4

REVITALISE audit: Erectile dysfunction and testosterone review in primary care. Diabetes & Primary Care 19: 67–72

British Society for Sexual Medicine Guidelines on Adult Testosterone Deficiency, With Statements for UK Practice. J Sex Med 2017;14:1504-1523. 

Men’s Health Guidelines for General Practice. 2018 Edition.


Therapy starts with assessment, diagnosis and treatment plans including psychosexual education, sometimes talking and homework alone help, however, combining therapy with medication may also benefit depending on your problem.

Clients present with a variety of issues these include erectile dysfunction, ejaculation difficulties, desire and arousal disorders, orgasmic disorders, sexual pain, vaginismus/penetration disorder, sexual and gender identity issues, out of control sexual behaviour – sex, pornography addiction, sexual trauma – rape, sexual abuse, sexual difficulties as a result of cancer diagnosis and treatments or other medical problems such as MS.


Trudy Hannington

Trudy Hannington is the Senior Psychosexual Therapist who leads a team of 4 psychosexual therapists.  A former Chair of the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT).

Won the Yorkshire Woman of the Year award in 2004. She is also a Committee Member for the British

Society of Sexual Medicine.

Trudy was also the specialist psychosexual therapist in the Channel 4 documentary “The Week The Women Came”.

Highly qualified in this field Trudy Hannington’s team has NHS contracts with Doncaster Public Health and Bassetlaw CCG and also sees patients on a private basis.

She has lectured worldwide on the Management of Female Sexual Dysfunction most recently in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Leger Clinic is a flagship service which offers a “one stop shop” for all areas of sexual difficulty, either medical or psychological.

At your initial consultation we will work with you to decide upon the best possible treatment which may be medical treatment or sex therapy.


Barry Flintoff

Has a 20 twenty year history working providing mental health services

– Trained in NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming) and Ericksonian hypnotherapy

– Completed a Professional Doctorate (PhD equivalent) in Mental Health Recovery and Employment

– Trained as a psychosexual therapist with Relate in 2014

– Special interest areas men’s sexual health problems, BDSM and fetish, GBLT


Jennifer Ackroyd

Fully Accredited COSRT psychosexual psychotherapist.

Completed training at the Porterbrook Clinic in Sheffield before joining the Leger Clinic in March 2015.

Fully experienced in all areas of psychosexual directed therapies and treatment, including those relating to gender dysphoria.

Particular specialisms include working with younger clients, specifically females experiencing pain and discomfort during sex. As well as this, looking at societal pressures surrounding sex and intimacy.

Additional to my PGDip in Sex and Relationship Psychotherapy I hold a PGDip in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy as a fully qualified therapist. I am able to transfer elements of this particular style of therapy during sessions to offer comprehensive assessments and treatment options for all.


Lynn Buckley

Specialist Nurse within gynaecological cancer and psychosexual therapist. 

Using bio-psycho-social approach to help clients deal with sexual problems, combining my nursing and psychotherapy expertise to look at the whole problem from a physical, psychological and social viewpoint, in essence offering integrated therapy and sexual rehabilitation.

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