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.

He 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. 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. He 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 clinical diploma in 1992. He was also a Clinical Tutor for the Diploma course from 1994 to 1998. He 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 relationships, the 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.

He 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.

He 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.


Miran Mills is an independent Psychotherapist, having previously trained at the Porterbrook Clinic in Sheffield, whereby in 2011, he gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Sexual and Relationship Psychotherapy. He is a member of the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT) and works to their code of ethics and practice.

Miran has worked with a diverse client group who've presented with sexual and relationship problems within the NHS and privately. He also helps those with low self-esteem and lacking in assertiveness, as well as individuals who suffer with depression and anxiety.

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.