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Counselling for Young People Counselling for Young People

If you, or someone who supports you, would like to talk things through, our expert team of gender specialists are standing by to help.

Jackie Swarbrick

Jackie Swarbrick

Bio:
Jackie is a psychotherapist specialising in support and education around gender transition and neurodiversity.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • BSc. (Hons) Social Sciences
  • Person Centred Therapy qualified to Diploma Level 5
  • Award in Education & Training Level 3
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • BACP
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Information Gathering Sessions, Support Sessions
Areas of counselling: Gender, Neuro Diverse, Autistic Spectrum
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: Yes
Phone: Yes by arrangement
Text: No

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: All ages, Parents, Families, Partners
Therapies offered: Long Term Counselling, Single Session Counselling, Person Centric Counselling, Therapeutic Counselling, GenderGP Appraisal Pathway Sessions

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James Byrne

James Byrne

Bio:
James is a counsellor and psychotherapist, providing ‘integrative’ therapies that draw on several schools of therapy. He views presenting issues through a variety of lenses.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • General Nursing BSC
  • Dip, Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy BA
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • IACP
  • WPATH
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Information Gathering Sessions
Areas of counselling: Gender, Sexuality
Online - Video: Yes
In Person:
Phone:
Text:

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: Children 12+, Young People, Adults, Older Adults, Families
Therapies offered: Integrative

Jayne Olden

Jayne Olden

Bio:
Jayne is a psychotherapist specialising in supporting trans young people and their families through transition.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • Professional Counselling Diploma Level 5
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy Diploma Level 4
  • Smoking Cessation Specialist
  • Weight Management Specialist
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming Diploma
  • Couples and relationship Counselling
  • Trauma Certificate
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • BACP
  • GHR
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Information Gathering Sessions, Discovery Sessions, Follow Up Sessions, Support Sessions
Areas of counselling: Gender, Smoking Cessation, Weight Management, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Couples and Relationships, Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Loss
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: Yes
Phone:Yes by arrangement
Text:Yes by arrangement

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: All ages, Families, Parents, Partners
Therapies offered: Long Term Counselling, Single Session Counselling, Person Centric Counselling, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Hypnotherapy, Trauma, GenderGP Appraisal Pathway Sessions

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Marianne Oakes

Marianne Oakes

Bio:
Marianne is our most experienced counsellor in the field of transgender care, combining her expertise in gender, sexuality, and diverse relationships with her own first hand experiences to provide a non-judgemental space.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • Person-Centred Therapy qualified to Diploma Level 5
  • GSRD (Gender, sexuality and relationship diversity) qualification 2yr Post grad diploma with Pink Therapy.
  • Hypnotherapy qualification Diploma Level 4
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • BACP
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Information Gathering Sessions, Discovery Sessions, Follow Up Sessions, Support Sessions, Final Review Sessions, Surgery Referral Sessions
Areas of counselling: Gender, Sexuality, Relationship Diversity, Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Neuro Diverse
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: Yes
Phone: Yes by arrangement
Text: No

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: All ages, Families, Parents, Partners
Therapies offered: Long Term Counselling, Single Session Counselling, Person Centric Counselling, GenderGP Appraisal Pathway Sessions

Tilly Storr

Tilly Storr

Bio:
Tilly has been a qualified counsellor since 1986. She specialises in gender, sexuality and relationship diversities.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • Counselling Supervision (Cambridge 2008)
  • Psychologist and Psychometrist (Cambridge Dept. of Psychiatry 1996)
  • Diploma (Dist.) Erickssonian Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (BHR) 1995
  • Diploma (Dist.) NLP and Cognitive Therapy (BHR) 1995
  • Diploma, Counselling Skills & Theory (CST; 1993/94)
  • BA (Hons) Psychology 1986
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • BACP
  • GSRDT
  • MAiiP Individual Psychology and Adlerian Counselling Therapist
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Information Gathering Sessions, Support Sessions, Surgery Referral Sessions
Areas of counselling: Anxiety and stress, Depression, Bereavement, Anger, Physical or Sexual Abuse, Low self-esteem, Low self-confidence, Loneliness, Work difficulties, Sexual identity, Relationships, Trauma or post traumatic stress, Obsession
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: Yes
Phone: Yes by arrangement
Text: No

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: All ages
Therapies offered: Long Term Counselling, Single Session Counselling, Person Centric Counselling, GenderGP Appraisal Pathway Sessions