About ManFocus Clinic
Men with sexual problems can be affected in a number of ways
Most men find sexual problems to not only be embarrassing and distressing, but also unnecessarily frustrating. Sexual problems can often be sole destroying, assaulting men at the hearts of their very being… They can ruin relationships and they can lead to depression and psychological distress.
The ManFocus Clinic is one of the few practices within Australia dedicated towards assisting men and their partners overcome sexual, psychological, and relationship challenges.
We actively engage various independent medical sexual specialists, urologists, sex psychologists and therapists in an effort to ensure that patients and their partners receive guidance and advice that is practical, cutting edge and more likely to lead to positive treatment results.
Patrick Lumbroso Founder of the Clinic
PhD Researcher in Sexual Rehabilitation at the University of Sydney
Guest lecturer in Sexual Health at University of Sydney
and Temple University Japan
Guest presenter on sexual health radio program "The Hook Up" (ABC Radio)
For more than a decade, Patrick Lumbroso provided sexual health and/or relationship counselling services to clients throughout Australia. His key areas of expertise included:
- Relationship and couples counselling for high conflict couples.
- Low sex/ No sex relationships
- Women’s sexual health and therapy including sexual pain, and partner sexual-reskilling
- Addressing women’s health challenges such as chronic illness and sexual recovery after cancer
As a sexual health clinician, his primary focus has been in the area of sexual rehabilitation therapy, most notably in helping couples to overcome sexual, psychological and relationship challenges that follow treatment for prostate cancer.
In 2012, he published a research paper that investigating the factors that affect the adoption of and compliance with Post-Prostatectomy Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction.
In 2013, he was offered a doctoral research place by the University of Sydney in order to continue his research into psych-sexual adjustment in prostate cancer survivors and their partners.
Elizabeth Lees Sexual Rehabilitation Therapist
Elizabeth Lees has been counselling people in her capacity as either a psychotherapist or a healthcare professional for over 20 years.
Her areas of concern/interest are women’s’ sexual pain and sex after 50.
Elizabeth has degrees in Nursing, Psychology and Rehabilitation Counselling and extensive experience in trauma medicine, paediatrics, pre/post natal care and aged care. She has worked privately with clients who have suffered major life traumas, supporting them with health, psychological, sexuality and relationship counselling to attain a positive outcome.
Background in Masters in Sexual Health/ Counselling with a focus on women’s healthy and satisfying sexual functioning at all ages and stages of life. She also has been a volunteer Lifeline counsellor for 4 years.
It is her passion to incorporate all her professional experience in providing optimal care and positive support for clients to help them deal with relational, sexual, age-related and psychological challenges.
Because of her varied background in health she has seen the distress that can be caused by physical/mental health issues, mismatch of communication styles and changes over time in relationship dynamics. Her belief is given a safe environment and sensitivity to difficult, personal or embarrassing issues that clients can be empowered to solve their own problems.
To make an appointment, please telephone Sydney: (02) 9262 9992
Donna Uk Practice Manager ManFocus Clinic and Prostate Cancer Support Coordinator
- Group Leader Sydney St Vincent's Prostate Cancer Support Group for Women
- Coordinator Sydney St Vincent's Prostate Cancer Support Group for Men
Donna Uk’s warm and personable and has a very approachable style to the wellbeing of both male and female clients that attend the clinic.
Her personal interests lie in the advancement of mental and sexual health and relationship matters amongst those living with physical disabilities and or chronic illness.
She has a long history of working with volunteer agencies in disability, as well as being instrumental in the formation of the Sydney St Vincent's Prostate Cancer Support Group for Women.
Donna is also the initial point of contact with Allied Health Professionals, such as GP, Physiotherapists, Spinal Cord Injuries coordinators at Sydney hospitals.
And health clients individual care case managers including work cover.
Annett Rich Physio therapist Women’s and Men’s Health
Annette Rich has a special interest in Men’s and Women’s health.
Annette completed a Bachelor of Nursing in 1996, followed by a Graduate diploma in Critical care nursing in 1999 followed by a Bachelor of Applied science (Physiotherapy) in 2004. Annette has 10 years Emergency/Critical Care nursing experience and 8 years Private practice physiotherapy experience.
Men’s Health — Pelvic Floor & Incontinence Care
Symptoms of urinary or fecal incontinence, sexual dysfunction, pelvic pain or prolapse can be highly distressing and have major impact on activities of daily living, relationships and general quality of life. Physiotherapists trained in this special area understand the life impact of pelvic floor dysfunction.
Physiotherapy aims to provide education on the presenting problem and strategies to gain more control and improve overall quality of life.
Jo Milios Perth-based (WA) Physiotherapist who specialises in Women’s and Men's Health
Jo Milios is a Perth-based Physiotherapist who specialises in Men's Health, focusing on post Prostate Cancer Rehabilitation, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction (ED), Sexual Health issues, Pudendal Neuralgia, Chronic Pelvic Pain and Exercise prescription.
Working in tandem with Urologists, GP's, Psychologists and Sexual Health physicians, Jo has three clinics, one north of the river in Carine, one south of the river, in Palmyra and a country clinic in South West Busselton.
Most recently Jo has set up ‘Prostate Cancer WA Inc.’, a not-for profit organisation, with the aim of providing an exercise and peer support program for ANY man with Prostate Cancer no matter the stage or prognosis.