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Counselling from GenderGP helped me to clarify my hopes and expectations, I felt safe and reassured during my session. The counsellor was lovely." Anon

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

Dannii Richards

Dannii Richards

Bio
Dannii is a qualified LGBTQ+ affirmative, Integrative Counsellor/Psychotherapist. Dannii is passionate about working with the community, providing high-quality support, with an inclusive, welcoming approach to people from all areas of gender, sexuality and relationship diversities.
Training, Qualifications & Experience
  • NCFE 2 in Equality & Diversity
  • NCFE 3 in Depression Management
  • ABC Level 2 Award in Counselling Concepts
  • CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Foundation Degree in Integrative Counselling (BACP accredited)
  • Qualified and Accredited Mindfulness Teacher
Accreditation & Memberships
  • BACP
  • Pink Therapy, GSRDT
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Counselling
Areas of counselling:
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: No
Phone: No
Text: No

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: Adults only
Therapies offered: Long Term Counselling, Single Session Counselling, Person-centred Counselling, Psychotherapy, CBT, EMDR Therapy

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

Di offers sessions that are a part of our Appraisal Pathway and are therefore not available in these listings.

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

For Surgery Referral sessions with Marianne you will need to complete this Form first.

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 (pronouns: he/him) is a qualified humanistic / person-centred & integrative psychotherapist and counsellor
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

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

For Surgery Referral sessions with Tilly you will need to complete this Form first.

Charley Venables-Bland

Charley Venables-Bland

Bio
Charley is a Person Centred Psychotherapist offering a safe and non-judgemental space where you can openly explore the issues affecting you. She has extensive experience working with gender, sexuality and relationship diversities.
Training, Qualifications & Experience
  • BACP Accredited Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist
  • Clinical Supervisor
Accreditation & Memberships
  • Accredited Member of BACP: 60801
  • Graduate member of SPTI
Types of Sessions:

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

Treatment Approach:

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

Dr. Quinn Austin-Small

Dr. Quinn Austin-Small

Bio
Dr. Quinn Austin-Small, is a psychologist specialising in gender diversity, trauma and general therapy in adults. He is extremely experienced in writing reports that provide evidence-based support for trans folk with an emphasis on getting it right the first time.
Training, Qualifications & Experience
  • BA in Psychology from Pitzer College in Claremont CA and a PhD in Psychology
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions:
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Legal Document Session - One Hour - Book Now

Gender Recognition Certificate - Book Now

Areas of counselling: Gender Diversities, Trauma and General Counselling
Online - Video: Yes

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: Adults, Families
Therapies offered: Person-centered, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Interpersonal / Emotions-focused Therapy

Nuria Triana

Nuria Triana

Bio
Nuria is a qualified counsellor and Psychotherapist with 12 + years experience working within the NHS in a specialist gender setting. She offers person-centred talking approach, to help both clients and their families who are experiencing distress to move forward with their lives in a positive and meaningful way.
Training, Qualifications & Experience
  • Adv Dip in Humanistic Counselling
  • Adv Dip in Integrative and Relational Transactional Analysis Therapy
  • Somatic Trauma Therapy
  • EMDR Dip, Europe Accred Training
  • Cert in Supervision
  • Cert in Education by Exeter University
Accreditation & Memberships
  • MBACP (Accred) Reg.
  • Full Member of WPATH and EPATH
  • EMDR UK
Types of Sessions:

GenderGP sessions: Individual counselling, Family counselling
Areas of counselling: Specialist in Gender, Sexuality as well as presenting issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, transphobic experiences.
Online - Video: Yes
In Person: Yes by arrangement
Phone: No
Text: No

Treatment Approach:

Types of clients: Adults, Families and Partners
Therapies offered: Long / short term counselling, single sessions, Humanistic counselling, support, gender specialist therapy, psychotherapy, relational, attachment work, EMDR and Supervision.