Code : 18599      Created Date : Monday, December 18, 2017   Update Date : Tuesday, March 13, 2018    Visit : 511

Alireza Tabatabaie


Professional biography:

Prof. Alireza Tabatabaie is a sexologist with a bio-psycho-social approach. He graduated as a medical doctor from the Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran. Following his vision of becoming a Sexologist, he moved to the UK to seek training and specialisation and got another doctorate in education from the University of Cambridge.

He has a post-graduate diploma in sex & relationship therapy from the Porterbrook Clinic in Sheffield -an international centre of excellence in Psychosexual Therapy/Medicine-. He was also admitted to the Porterbrook Clinic and received his qualification in Sex and Relationship Therapy in 2009.

Prof. Alireza Tabatabaie is the Vice-Chair of the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT) where he was accredited in 2011 and elected to serve as a Trustee to this organisationin 2012.

Pursuing further advanced training in Sexual Medicine, he has attended the world renowned ESSM Oxford Sexual Medicine Course where he received a comprehensive and rigorous training in various aspects of Sexual Medicine. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious title of “Fellow of European Committee on Sexual Medicine (FECSM)” by the Multidisciplinary Joint Committee on Sexual Medicine (MJCSM).

Prof. Tabatabaie has been actively involved in the field of Education along with studying and practising medicine. He has been an instructor and consultant in schools for many years. In recent years, he has been focusing on the intersection of Education and Sexuality. Supporting sexual educators and the provision of sex education, he has been contributing as a member of the Executive Committee and Advisory Board of the British Association of Sexual Educators (BASE) since 2008.

On December, 2017 Prof. Tabatabaie was presented with the TUMS Distinguished Visiting Professor Title for the duration of 2017-2020 by Dean of School of Pharmacy.


Research Interests:

  • Integrative

  • Holistic

  • Bio-Psycho-Social approaches

  • Culture, Religion and Sexuality

  • Gender and Masculinities

  • Sexuality and Young People

  • Sexual Health and Education

  • Sexual, Relational and Marital Therapy

  • Sexual Medicine

  • Stories, Life Stories