Catriona Boffard

Clinical Sexologist, Psychotherapist & Researcher

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Professional Registration Number: 2575

Hours of Clinical Health Work:  More than 1000 hours

Year Joined in MSH: 2012

Instagram: Catriona Boffard @sexologywithcatriona 

Podcast: Asking for a friend Catriona Boffard

Catriona Boffard is a clinical sexologist, psychotherapist and researcher. She is also a fully trained and registered EMDR therapist, registered with the EMDR Association UK. Catriona has been working in the field of sexology since 2013. She has been a member of MSH since 2012.

She was one of the first South Africans to be certified by the European Federation of Sexology – the highest attainable, internationally recognised qualification in Sexology.

Catriona runs a private practice online, consulting with clients globally. She is also a tutor at the Contemporary Institute of Clinical Sexology (CICS) in the United Kingdom, training new psychosexual therapists on the 2 year diploma (a COSRT registered course). 

Catriona presents academic, corporate and private workshops around the world. She has published numerous academic articles and chapters, including in the prestigious Journal of Sexual Medicine, as well as the ESSM/ EFS academic textbook. She is an editor of the African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine. She is frequently invited to present keynote lectures on topics in sexual health to healthcare professionals and has a particular passion for educating others to improve access and resources in the field.

Catriona is often consulted by the media globally for radio, television or print content. She also has her own podcast, Asking for a Friend, that covers topics relating to sexual and mental health, relationships and intimacy that we need to be having more conversations about.

Sexual Health Related Memberships:

  • Southern African Sexual Health Association
  • College of Sex & Relationship Therapists
  • United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapists
  • World Association of Sexual Health


Masters in HIV, STIs & Sexual Health (Usyd)

Candidate in Doctorate in Psychotherapy by Professional Studies (Metanoia Institute/ Middlesex University)

Additional Sexual Health Related Courses / CPDS:
  • European certified psychosexologist (European Federation of Sexology & European Society of Sexual Medicine)

Official Registration:

*Catriona is internationally qualified and registered, but does not hold HPCSA registration in South Africa. She is the INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT on our team.

Member of The Southern African Sexual Health Association

Disclaimer:  MSH provides a platform for Sexual Health providers to network and learn in order to render the highest level of sexual health services to patients.  MSH does not take responsibility for the clinical practice of any of its members.  Any concerns can be directed towards but misconduct needs to be reported to the registration body of the particular individual.