Dr Bo Mills

DR. BO MILLS is a Consultant in Psychosexual Medicine and Relationship Therapy, as well as a Consultant in Stress Management for various corporate bodies and government agencies. He is a qualified mediator and negotiator.

Dr. Mills has a clinic at No. 1 Harley Street in London and is also available for consultation at 15 A High Street in Battle, East Sussex. He is the Director of Bo Mills Associates and PROSPECT International. Born in Sri Lanka, Dr. Mills obtained his medical degree from the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. He subsequently worked as a Surgeon in northern Sri Lanka’s war zone in the early 1980s. Dr. Mills moved to the UK in 1985 and trained as a Psychiatrist with the Mid-Kent Rotational Scheme between 1985 and 1990. He joined the Priory Ticehurst House in 1990, where he worked for 17 years, and was the Clinical Director for the Department of Sexual and Relationship Therapy. Dr. Mills specialised in Therapy with Couples at the Maudsley Hospital and completed a 2 year Diploma in 1992. He was also a Clinical Tutor for the Diploma course from 1994 to 1998. Dr. Mills is a Member and a former Trustee of the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Dr. Mills has lectured internationally on intimacy (The Mills Classification of Intimacy is used by many therapists as a guideline), sex and relationship, impact of trauma on individuals and families (The Joy of Stress is a well-known lecture), and on compassion fatigue.

His special interest is on the impact of traumatic life events on intimacy. He has published many articles, edited journals, and written chapters in various books on the above topics.

Dr. Mills has trained journalists and photographers (from BBC, Reuters, CNN, ITV, NBC etc) to deal with the stress and psychological trauma of working in war zones, in addition to teaching them how to prevent and survive hostage situations. Dr. Mills carries out regular stress audits and impact role assessments for various corporate and government agencies.

Dr. Mills was also involved in helping in the aftermath of the Tsunami (Sri Lanka, 2004). He trained over 180 counsellors and therapists in local languages, and continues to support them in their recovery process.


Lorraine Mitchell

LORRAINE MITCHELL is currently a Sexual and Relationship Therapist with Bo Mills Associates, having previously trained at the firm for 5 years from 2005. Lorraine has also done training with Relate at Birkbeck, University of London. She is a member of the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists and completed her initial training in Basic Counselling at Claverham Community College, East Sussex. She specialises in Relationship Therapy with Relate, and has also completed courses in Transactional Analysis and Bereavement Therapy. Lorraine works with Dr Bo Mills in co-therapy for couples and Individuals and has done so since 2006. Her special interests are in trauma, domestic violence, adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and porn addiction.



Miran Mills is currently a Sexual and Relationship Therapist with Bo Mills Associates, having previously trained at Porterbrook Clinic in Sheffield, where he gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Sexual and Relationship Psychotherapy. He is a member of the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists. Miran has worked with a diverse group of clients who presented with sexual and relationship problems within the NHS and privately.

In 2008, he achieved an upper second class degree in BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling. In 2014, he gained a certificate in CBT skills from The Grove Practice, headed by BABCP tutor Michael Worrell. Miran’s special interests are in sexual dysfunctions including loss of sexual interest, erectile problems and porn addiction.

He also treats people who have issues with poor intrapsychic intimacy, including those with low self-esteem and lacking in assertiveness. Miran is also trained in doing pre-op psychological assessment prior to cosmetic surgery and provides post-op psychological support.