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Counselling for Adults Counselling for Adults

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

Amy Walters

Amy Walters

Bio:
Amy is a psychotherapist, providing a welcoming space for clients to find clarity and understanding, and become their most authentic self.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • Foundation Degree in Humanistic Counselling
  • Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • BACP
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Information Gathering Sessions, Follow Up Sessions
Areas of counselling: Gender, Sex & Kink Positive, Cult & Spiritual Abuse Recovery, Existential Exploration
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: No
Phone: Yes by arrangement
Text: No

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: Adults only
Therapies offered: Long Term Counselling, Single Session Counselling, Person-centred Counselling, Existential Counselling, GenderGP Appraisal Pathway Sessions

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Claire Booth

Claire Booth

Bio:
Claire is a counsellor offering person-centred sessions, empowering clients to work through a range of issues without judgement.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling - Level 5
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Person Centred Counselling
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • BACP
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Information Gathering Sessions, Discovery Sessions, Follow Up Sessions, Support Sessions
Areas of counselling: Gender
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: No
Phone: Yes by arrangement
Text: No

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: 16+, Adults
Therapies offered: Long Term Counselling, Single Session Counselling, Person-centred Counselling, Therapeutic Counselling, GenderGP Appraisal Pathway Sessions

Diana Hattersley

Diana Hattersley

Bio:
Diana is a specialist gender counsellor, helping clients to talk openly about their transition and improve the quality of their lives.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • Person-Centred Therapy qualified to Diploma Level 5
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • Registered Member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
  • Member of the British Psychological Society
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Information Gathering Sessions
Areas of counselling: Gender
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: Yes
Phone: Yes by arrangement
Text: No

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: 16+, Adults
Therapies offered: GenderGP Appraisal Pathway Sessions

Dr Lori Beth Bisbey

Dr Lori Beth Bisbey

Bio:
Dr Bisbey is a psychologist and sex and intimacy coach specialising in gender, sex and relationship diversities, and in the treatment of PTSD.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree - Boston
  • Doctor of Philosophy
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • British Psychological Society
  • Accredited Advanced GSRD Therapist
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Passport letter session, Formal Diagnosis session
Areas of counselling: PTSD/Trauma, Gender, Sex & Relationship Diversities
Online - Video: Yes

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: Adults, Families
Therapies offered: Clinical Supervision and Qualified Supervisors - Coaching, Cognitive Behavioural (CBT), Culturally Sensitive, Eclectic, Existential, Experiential Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Psychological Testing and Evaluation, Relational, Trauma Focused, Traumatic Incident Reduction

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

Nico Novell

Nico Novell

Bio:
Nico is an experienced therapist practicing in both English and Spanish, with a specialist interest in gender identity.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Advanced Certificate in Counselling Skills and Theory
  • Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • BACP
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Individual Counselling
Areas of counselling: gender identity, transitioning, relationship issues, addiction and recovery, sexual abuse, sex addiction
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: No
Phone: Yes by arrangement
Text: No

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: Adults only
Therapies offered: Long Term Counselling, Single Session Counselling, Integrative Humanistic Counselling, Psychotherapy

Nicola Codner

Nicola Codner

Bio:
After completing an undergraduate degree in Psychology and English Literature in 2003, Nicola qualified as a person-centred counsellor in 2015 and has worked as a volunteer counsellor with various organisations since 2014. In addition to this she has had further counselling training in the areas of bereavement and sexual abuse and is a qualified Psychological Well-being Practitioner.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment: CYP Wellbeing Practitioner
  • CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Children
  • CPCAB Diploma in Person-centred Counselling
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • BACP
  • Black and Asian Therapist Network
Types of Sessions:

Sessions: Individual Counselling for Adults
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: No
Phone: Yes by arrangement
Text: No

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: Adult
Therapies offered: Person-centred counselling with low-intensity CBT and mindfulness support for anxiety and low mood as needed.

Owen Smith

Owen Smith

Bio:
Owen is a person-centred, humanistic psychotherapist. He helps clients to realise their potential by establishing a positive, effective therapeutic relationship.
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
  • M.Soc.Sc.;
  • BA (hons)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • M.Soc.Sc.; Post Graduate Diploma in Social Policy
Accreditation & Memberships:
  • IACP
  • ECP
  • EAIP
  • WCP
  • IAHIP
  • WPATH / EPATH
Types of Sessions:

Sessions: Individual counselling, Psychotherapy, Support Sessions
Areas of counselling: Gender, Sexuality and Relationship Diversity (GSRD) as well as presenting issues, such as anxiety, depression, stress, bereavement, grief & loss, loneliness, bullying, confidence & self-esteem, and with relationship or work-related issues.
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: Yes in Dublin by arrangement
Phone: Yes by arrangement
Text: No

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: Adults only
Therapies offered: Long Term Counselling, Single Session Counselling, Person-centred Counselling, Humanistic approach

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