Anne’s CV

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ANNE HOOPER professional journalist, author and counsellor


1959-present day Worked as free-lance feature-writer on sexual, emotional, marital and personal issues for The Guardian, New Society, Daily Express, Cosmopolitan, Forum, Woman, Woman’s Own, Living, Family Circle, Mother and Baby, Parents, Bride, Bella, Best, British Journal of Sexual Medicine, Options etc. Daily Mail, (US) First Magazine, sex columnist for icircle.
1974-1980 Executive editor of Forum US and Forum UK
1981-1986 Agony Aunt for Living magazine
1991-1993 Agony Aunt for Best magazine
1992-1996 Agony Aunt for Teletext
1998-1999 Columnist for the Daily Mail
1999-present day Freelance for Daily Mail, Mirror and assorted magazines


Promotional broadcasting on radio and television in America, Australia and New Zealand (on sex and relationships) 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
1983-1991 Phone-in counsellor and presenter of (UK) LBC’s The Counselling Programme (Radio counselling live on air).
1975-1998 One-off television programmes on all British regional channels
1975-1998 One-off broadcasts on all British regional radio stations
1990 Consultant. Channel 4’s Sextalk series Agony Aunt for GMTV
1993-1994 Agony Aunt for Wire TV – first national cable television channel


1980 The Body Electric – a unique account of sex therapy for women – (Virago, Unwin, Pandora)
1981 Divorce and Your Children (Unwin, Robson)
1983 The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Love and Sex(Robson, Futura)
1984 Massage and Loving (Unwin)
1986 Women and Sex (Sheldon)
1990 365 Ways to Have a Happy Sex Life, co-authored with Phillip Hodson, (Thorsons)
1992 Anne Hooper’s Ultimate Sex Guide (Dorling Kindersley) (Bestseller – over 1 million copies sold world wide.)
1994 Anne Hooper’s Pocket Sex Guide (Dorling Kindersley) (Bestseller – over 1 million copies world wide)
1994 Anne Hooper’s Kama Sutra (Dorling Kindersley) (Bestseller – over half a million copies)
1995 Anne Hooper’s Ultimate Sexual Touch (Dorling Kindersley)
1996 Anne Hooper’ Pocket Kama Sutra (Dorling Kindersley) (Bestseller – over half a million copies)
1996 Anne Hooper’s Sexual Intimacy (Dorling Kindersley) (Bestseller)
1996 Breast Health Handbook (Harper Collins) Chapter 18 Reclaiming the sensual self
1997 Anne Hooper’s Secret Lover’s Diary (Dorling Kindersley)
1998 Adler for Beginners co-authored with Jeremy Holford (Readers and Writers Inc)
1999 Anne Hooper’s Great Sex (Dorling Kindersley)
2000 Anne Hooper’s Great Kama Sutra (Dorling Kindersley)
2000 Get Fit, Feel Fantastic co-authored with Dr Mike Perring (Reader’s Digest — US and rest of the world, Carroll and Brown UK)
2000 DK Living series – Anne Hooper’s Sexual Intimacy (Dorling Kindersley paperback)
2000 twin volumes How to Make Great Love to a Man/Woman, (Robson Chrysalis) co-authored with Phillip Hodson
2000 Anne Hooper’s Sex Games (Dorling Kindersley)
2001 KISS Guide to Sex (Dorling Kindersley)
2001 Sex: The Manual (Ellipsis)
2001 (New edition) Ultimate Sex (Dorling Kindersley)
2001 Sex Q and A (Dorling Kindersley)
2001 Sex Tips (Dorling Kindersley)
2001 (Christmas) KISS Kama Sutra (Dorling Kindersley)
2001 Twin volumes Amazing Sex Tricks and Techniques for Men/Women, co-authored with Phillip Hodson (Robson Chrysalis)
2002 Can You Pass the Sex Test? (Dorling Kindersley)
2003 Sexopedia (Dorling Kindersley)
2003 Kama Sutra for 21st Century Lovers (Dorling Kindersley)
2003 Lovers’ Weekend Guide (Dorling Kindersley)
2003 Sex Toys (Carroll and Brown UK, Dorling Kindersley US)
2003 Pure Sex (Duncan Baird)
2003 How Big is Big? – the mysteries of sex explained (Robson/Chrysalis)
2004 Kama Sutra – His and Hers (Dorling Kindersley)
2004 Erotic Massage (Dorling Kindersley)
2004 Fabulous Sex – Food and Erotic Exercise (Dorling Kindersley)
2005 Dare to ….Sex Guide (Dorling Kindersley)
2006 XXX Sex… tonight (Dorling Kindersley)
2006 Sex Play (Dorling Kindersley)
2007 Kama Sutra gift book edition (Dorling Kindersley)
2009 Ultimate Sex Positions (Dorling Kindersley)
2009 269 Amazing Sex Tips & Tricks for Him (Source Books)
2009 269 Amazing Sex Tips & Tricks for Her (Source Books)

2010 Kama Sutra Erotica (Hamlyn)

2011 269 Amazing Sex Tips & Tricks for Her (Source Books)

2011 Hot, Hot, Hot – the Body Electric (JRBooks)


1993 Consultant on CDI version of The Joy of Sex(Phillips)
1995 CD ROM version of Anne Hooper’s Ultimate Sex Guide (Dorling Kindersley)


1996 Anne Hooper’s Ultimate Sex Video
(Dorling Kindersley)


1997 Anne Hooper’s Ultimate Sex Pack
(Dorling Kindersley)


1996 Anne Hooper’s Ultimate Web Site.
1999 Section of
References on all major bookselling sites.
2001 Own web site.
2001 Sexual advice counsellor for
2014 – Anne Hooper: Sex The Website by


1995 Accredited Sexual and Marital therapist (BASRT)
1995 Registered with the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
1998 Adlerian Family Counselling Certificate PRACTICE Now retired from counselling practice
1980-1995 Private practice as counsellor and sex therapist.
1977-1980 Counsellor and sex therapist at The Forum Clinic
1975-1977 Trained at The Forum Clinic by Dr Colin Wilson
1975-1980 Director of The Forum Clinic (Management)
1975 Founding member of the British Association for Counselling
1976 Early member of British Association of Sexual and Marital Therapists.


1975 Founder of the New Swift Housing Co-Operative which builds homes that incorporate after-school and holiday care for the children living within the scheme.
1976-1990 Founded the Women’s Sexuality Workshop which provided self-help group therapy for women with problems experiencing orgasm in the form of group therapy. The Body Electric was the outcome of this work.
1976-present day Speaker to organisations such as Stepfamily, Housewives Register, ASIIP, BASMT, Post-Abortion Counselling Service.
1977-1978 Regional trustee for the Family Planning Association
1979 Founding member of MATCH (Mother Apart from Their Children)
1980-1982 Editor MATCH Newsletter
1989-1995 Trustee for Post-Abortion Counselling Service
1990-1996 Group facilitator, speaker and trainer for the Adlerian Society and Institute for Individual Psychology of Great Britain
1996 Founding editor Adlerian Year Book (UK)
1997-1998 Council member of the Adlerian Society and Institute for Individual Psychology
1999 Organizer of the 1999 Adlerian Oxford Conference
2000 Organizer of the 2000 Adlerian Oxford Conference
2000 Founder of the Tetbury Film Society, affiliated to the South West Federation of Film Societies