Meet Louise

Louise Van der Velde is an international sex and relationship expert, TV presenter and author. She is well-known for her regular appearances on TV and radio and her best-selling new book, Decent Proposal.

Louise – also known as the Pleasure Professor – has counselled via the media for almost 20 years. She was the resident sex and relationship expert on ITV1′s Lorraine show with Lorraine Kelly as well as Trisha on Channel 5. She is in regular demand as an expert commentator on relationship issues on the BBC, ITV (This Morning), Channel 4, RTE in Ireland (The Saturday Night Show) and Australia’s Channel 7 (the Sunrise breakfast show).

Her work has been covered in some of the world’s most prestigious newspapers including the Daily Mail, The Guardian and the Irish Independent.

She has been an agony aunt for many titles and has written sex advice columns for numerous women’s publications including Cosmopolitan, Easy Living and Fabulous magazines and leading websites such as Mail Online, Female First and

Louise is a respected radio pundit and is particularly popular for phone-ins where her witty style and outspoken views prompt a huge response from listeners.

She lives in London and in Spain where she selectively sees VIP clients at a private clinic in Harley Street and a deluxe, mansion retreat in Marbella. Each year she helps hundreds of couples and individuals to achieve sexual and emotional fulfilment through her empowerment techniques.

As well her multi-platform media career, Louise is talented public speaker – captivating audiences as large as 3,000 with her ground-breaking views. She is equally at home speaking to more intimate audiences and recently gave a talk to the Institute of Directors at Pall Mall in London, enthralling some of the UK’s foremost thinkers with her fun, lively and empowering presentation.

Her new book, Decent Proposal, published in January 2013, became an instant best-seller after being featured on TV, print and radio right across the world. Louise shares many of her own powerful and captivating life stories in Decent Proposal – from how she coped with the loss of her husband aged just 30 and rebuilt her life and business to become one of the world’s most respected relationship ‘gurus’. The book features more than 30 life empowerment techniques which she demonstrates in some of her talks.

If you need a speaker to talk about love, sex and relationships and how we can all find happiness and emotional and physical fulfilment through adopting easy-to-learn techniques and making subtle changes in our lifestyles, Louise is the perfect choice.

To keep up with Louise’s news, follow her as @LouiseVderV on Twitter and like her Facebook page.


What others say

“Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Started reading Decent Proposal and cannot put it down until the end. I cannot wait to read it again and will do all the exercises this time. I know it will help with lots of my problems” Eda O’sulivan

“Louise Van der Velde literally changed my life. Read this
book and be prepared to be amazed at the results.’’
Nigel Hall, Executive Producer, The X Factor

“Louise is great, I love her no nonsense approach to
Lorraine Kelly (presenter)