Catherine Forrester
Counsellor, MBACP Verified
Stroud GL5
Offers online therapy
If times are tough, you might need a calm and steady space in which to explore the situation you're in. I understand, and I am here to help. My practice is trauma-informed and guided by the primary need to establish a sense of greater safety in the body before engaging with challenging emotional work. We will work at a pace that feels right for you as you explore your experiences, deepen your self-understanding, and develop tools to support yourself moving forwards.
01453 808509
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Stroud GL5
Offers online therapy
If times are tough, you might need a calm and steady space in which to explore the situation you're in. I understand, and I am here to help. My practice is trauma-informed and guided by the primary need to establish a sense of greater safety in the body before engaging with challenging emotional work. We will work at a pace that feels right for you as you explore your experiences, deepen your self-understanding, and develop tools to support yourself moving forwards.
Hayley Carmichael
Psychotherapist, MA, MNCS Accred Verified
Stroud GL6
Offers online therapy
​Asking for help can be scary, a risk when you feel least like taking one. Past experiences or current situations can leave you troubled, perhaps struggling to relate to others, even to yourself. Do you feel alone, out of place and misunderstood or maybe low and unmotivated? Do you put a brave face on it but inside feel the pain? Or perhaps you worry that you lash out too easily at those around you? ​Is it hard to put your needs first? Personal therapy can help you to gain insight to face the world and toubles differently. If you are open to understanding yourself better, to experiencing life more fully then therapy can help.
01453 703128
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Stroud GL6
Offers online therapy
​Asking for help can be scary, a risk when you feel least like taking one. Past experiences or current situations can leave you troubled, perhaps struggling to relate to others, even to yourself. Do you feel alone, out of place and misunderstood or maybe low and unmotivated? Do you put a brave face on it but inside feel the pain? Or perhaps you worry that you lash out too easily at those around you? ​Is it hard to put your needs first? Personal therapy can help you to gain insight to face the world and toubles differently. If you are open to understanding yourself better, to experiencing life more fully then therapy can help.
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Reece Bolton-Locke
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Verified
Office is near:
Stroud GL5
Offers online therapy
Hello I’m Reece. Whatever reason you have come looking for someone to talk to, you have taken the first steps to find help with what you're experiencing. I aim to provide counselling that is quick and stress free to access. I provide a safe, empathic, affirming space for you to reflect and explore your own understanding and ways forward.
01242 500034
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Office is near:
Stroud GL5
Offers online therapy
Hello I’m Reece. Whatever reason you have come looking for someone to talk to, you have taken the first steps to find help with what you're experiencing. I aim to provide counselling that is quick and stress free to access. I provide a safe, empathic, affirming space for you to reflect and explore your own understanding and ways forward.
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Barry Cook
Counsellor, MNCS Accred Verified
Office is near:
Stroud GL5
Offers online therapy
Welcome to 'The Tattooed Counsellor'. Are you stuck in life. Not knowing which way to turn or who you can talk to? Life feeling something like this: - Overwhelming - Relationships strained or broken down - Difficult to voice or understand what you need - Feeling down on the edge and simply confused - When we feel this way our problems may be all mixed up growing bigger or unmanageable by the day. It could be that unconscious past experiences are impacting us once again causing confusion and psychological conflict. Maybe you would benefit from talking to someone who is not a part of your current life?
01452 923141
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Office is near:
Stroud GL5
Offers online therapy
Welcome to 'The Tattooed Counsellor'. Are you stuck in life. Not knowing which way to turn or who you can talk to? Life feeling something like this: - Overwhelming - Relationships strained or broken down - Difficult to voice or understand what you need - Feeling down on the edge and simply confused - When we feel this way our problems may be all mixed up growing bigger or unmanageable by the day. It could be that unconscious past experiences are impacting us once again causing confusion and psychological conflict. Maybe you would benefit from talking to someone who is not a part of your current life?
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Duncan E. Stafford
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred Verified
Bristol
Offers online therapy
Welcome to my therapy practice. I like to think of my way of working with individuals or couples as creating a unique space that is facilitating for recovery or growth. I draw on a wide range of techniques and approaches to fulfil this way of working (including the use of CBT tools). Psychotherapy and counselling with me is a confidential and non-judgemental process. I won’t tell you what to do but we will talk about whatever you need to talk about and we will work on ways of developing a useful route through your issues, however difficult. (My practice is neurodiverse informed and kink friendly).
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
0117 325 3080
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Bristol
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Welcome to my therapy practice. I like to think of my way of working with individuals or couples as creating a unique space that is facilitating for recovery or growth. I draw on a wide range of techniques and approaches to fulfil this way of working (including the use of CBT tools). Psychotherapy and counselling with me is a confidential and non-judgemental process. I won’t tell you what to do but we will talk about whatever you need to talk about and we will work on ways of developing a useful route through your issues, however difficult. (My practice is neurodiverse informed and kink friendly).
Leah Spasova
Psychologist, MBPsS Verified
Oxford
Offers online therapy
Tired of finding yourself frustrated, lonely, unfulfilled and lost in your intimate life and relationships? Yes, spending life stuck and unhappy, feeling like a lab rat – trying to figure out a maze without a map can be soul destroying. I've been talking, teaching and helping people with their relationships and sexuality since 2007, and no story can faze me. You can feel safe - I'll get you. I will understand and not judge one bit. This is your journey. Are you struggling with intimacy and sexuality? Are you curious about kinky sex or swinging? Or maybe you want to open your relationship? Or to begin with - actually find a partner?
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
01865 638066
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Oxford
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Tired of finding yourself frustrated, lonely, unfulfilled and lost in your intimate life and relationships? Yes, spending life stuck and unhappy, feeling like a lab rat – trying to figure out a maze without a map can be soul destroying. I've been talking, teaching and helping people with their relationships and sexuality since 2007, and no story can faze me. You can feel safe - I'll get you. I will understand and not judge one bit. This is your journey. Are you struggling with intimacy and sexuality? Are you curious about kinky sex or swinging? Or maybe you want to open your relationship? Or to begin with - actually find a partner?
Alex Sanderson-Shortt
Counsellor, MA, MNCS Prof Accred Verified
Northwich
Offers online therapy
I work positivley with members of the kink community.
I am a highly experienced relationship counsellor who works with couples, individuals and polyamorous/open relationships across a range of issues. I work effectively and non-judgementally with affairs and betrayal, communication issues, family and work pressures, anxiety and depression etc. I work in a positive way with sexual issues as part of relationship therapy but also more serious issues in psychosexual therapy. In addition to my general counselling I work extensively with clients with diverse sexualities, genders and relationship styles.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
01606 532680
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Northwich
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
I work positivley with members of the kink community.
I am a highly experienced relationship counsellor who works with couples, individuals and polyamorous/open relationships across a range of issues. I work effectively and non-judgementally with affairs and betrayal, communication issues, family and work pressures, anxiety and depression etc. I work in a positive way with sexual issues as part of relationship therapy but also more serious issues in psychosexual therapy. In addition to my general counselling I work extensively with clients with diverse sexualities, genders and relationship styles.
Rea Pearson - Individuals - Couples - Lgbtq+ Poly Kink
Counsellor, MBACP Accred Verified
Exeter
Offers online therapy
As a GSRD therapist I consider myself to be "poly, sex, gender, and kink positive".
I am an experienced BACP accredited, Gender, Sexual and Relationship Diversity (GSRD) therapist, working face to face in Exeter, and online via Zoom and Skype. I work with individuals, couples, and people in polyamorous relationships, and offer both short term and long term therapy. I cover issues like anxiety, depression, bereavement, stress, anger, and relationship problems, giving my clients the opportunity to explore their issues in a safe, non-judgmental environment, to help them achieve their goals.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
01392 531579
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Exeter
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
As a GSRD therapist I consider myself to be "poly, sex, gender, and kink positive".
I am an experienced BACP accredited, Gender, Sexual and Relationship Diversity (GSRD) therapist, working face to face in Exeter, and online via Zoom and Skype. I work with individuals, couples, and people in polyamorous relationships, and offer both short term and long term therapy. I cover issues like anxiety, depression, bereavement, stress, anger, and relationship problems, giving my clients the opportunity to explore their issues in a safe, non-judgmental environment, to help them achieve their goals.
Aurelia De Rocha
Counsellor, MBACP Verified
Hove
Offers online therapy
Am LGBTQ+ and kink friendly and aware.
If you've got problems, I can help.. I As a therapist I am happiest when I am genuinely able to make a difference to someone and help them feel better. I have had a great deal of experience of working with many different people, each one of them with their own unique story, and their own way of seeing the world, each one of them also with the problems that sometimes arise for all of us as human beings trying to live the best we can. Maybe you feel anxious and don't know why? Perhaps you've had things happen that are still affecting you?
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
07723 486520
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Hove
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Am LGBTQ+ and kink friendly and aware.
If you've got problems, I can help.. I As a therapist I am happiest when I am genuinely able to make a difference to someone and help them feel better. I have had a great deal of experience of working with many different people, each one of them with their own unique story, and their own way of seeing the world, each one of them also with the problems that sometimes arise for all of us as human beings trying to live the best we can. Maybe you feel anxious and don't know why? Perhaps you've had things happen that are still affecting you?
Thinking Feeling Moving
Brighton
Offers online therapy
LGTBQIA+ and sex positive.
Clients seek me to find balance in their mental and physical health. I am a Counsellor for the mind and offer Yoga Therapy Programmes to bring the body back into a state of balance for optimal health. I help clients to reduce anxiety and stress, I also help clients to feel more comfortable in their own bodies. The body and mind are connected, I have an extensive skillset and experience in healing both.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
01273 092018
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Brighton
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
LGTBQIA+ and sex positive.
Clients seek me to find balance in their mental and physical health. I am a Counsellor for the mind and offer Yoga Therapy Programmes to bring the body back into a state of balance for optimal health. I help clients to reduce anxiety and stress, I also help clients to feel more comfortable in their own bodies. The body and mind are connected, I have an extensive skillset and experience in healing both.
Becky Crepsley-Fox
Psychotherapist, MA, COSRT General Verified
Brighton
Offers online therapy
My work focusses a lot on battling shame and empowering people to find solutions that work for them. I do not believe in a one size fits all approach and work with clients to normalise their experiences on an individual level as well as considering the greater context and how society plays a role in these presenting issues. I am an LGBTQ+ ally and work with GSRD clients. I am knowledgeable and welcome polyamorous and consensual non-monogamous structures as well as being trans, non mainstream orientations and kink friendly.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
01273 092069
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Brighton
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
My work focusses a lot on battling shame and empowering people to find solutions that work for them. I do not believe in a one size fits all approach and work with clients to normalise their experiences on an individual level as well as considering the greater context and how society plays a role in these presenting issues. I am an LGBTQ+ ally and work with GSRD clients. I am knowledgeable and welcome polyamorous and consensual non-monogamous structures as well as being trans, non mainstream orientations and kink friendly.
Rebecca Harrison
Psychotherapist, COSRT General Verified
Newcastle upon Tyne
Offers online therapy
Hi, I’m Rebecca, and I’m a sex and relationship therapist. If you’re thinking about starting therapy at the moment, welcome. Finding the right therapist is an important step, and I hope you’ll be able to find the answers you need here. My specialisms are non-monogamy, gender, sexuality and kink. I use the umbrella term GSRD to describe this, which stands for gender, sexuality and relationship diversity.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
0191 743 0097
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Newcastle upon Tyne
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Hi, I’m Rebecca, and I’m a sex and relationship therapist. If you’re thinking about starting therapy at the moment, welcome. Finding the right therapist is an important step, and I hope you’ll be able to find the answers you need here. My specialisms are non-monogamy, gender, sexuality and kink. I use the umbrella term GSRD to describe this, which stands for gender, sexuality and relationship diversity.
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Christine Robinson
Counsellor, BACP Verified
Walsall
Offers online therapy
I've been a qualified counsellor for 8 years . I specialise in counselling survivors and supporters of rape and sexual violence, which includes historic child abuse. I am also near the end of my training to work with clients with Compulsive Sexual Behaviours ( legal and consensual) sex addiction, porn addiction,serial cheaters in a non addiction framework with a sex positive approach; Sexology. I also work with partners of people that have CSB, I am a trained person centred counsellor and I have training in trauma focussed therapy.I am currently working solely online or on the phone
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
0121 803 9273
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Walsall
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
I've been a qualified counsellor for 8 years . I specialise in counselling survivors and supporters of rape and sexual violence, which includes historic child abuse. I am also near the end of my training to work with clients with Compulsive Sexual Behaviours ( legal and consensual) sex addiction, porn addiction,serial cheaters in a non addiction framework with a sex positive approach; Sexology. I also work with partners of people that have CSB, I am a trained person centred counsellor and I have training in trauma focussed therapy.I am currently working solely online or on the phone
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Vivien Clare Burke
Counsellor, COSRT General
Henley-on-Thames
Offers online therapy
Sexless Relationships, Compulsive Sexual Behaviours, Partners of people with compulsive sexual behaviours, Chemsex, GSRD, Kink and BDSM informed, Porn , Difficulties with relationships: Differences in sexual desire within the relationship · Communication problems in a relationship, including frequent arguments, rows, blaming · Lack of intimacy.
I specialise in working with couples and individuals who experience difficulties in their intimate relationships and sexuality. I am a sex-positive, non pathologizing, ethical, pluralistic and evidence-based coach and clinical sexologist. I work with those who love their partners and are willing to invest the time and effort it takes to work on their relationship. I know how hard it can be to say I/we need help, it's a big step. I work to prevent the unnecessary end or misery of a long term relationship and turn it back in to a relationship worthy of the commitments you have made.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
01491 525505
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Henley-on-Thames
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Sexless Relationships, Compulsive Sexual Behaviours, Partners of people with compulsive sexual behaviours, Chemsex, GSRD, Kink and BDSM informed, Porn , Difficulties with relationships: Differences in sexual desire within the relationship · Communication problems in a relationship, including frequent arguments, rows, blaming · Lack of intimacy.
I specialise in working with couples and individuals who experience difficulties in their intimate relationships and sexuality. I am a sex-positive, non pathologizing, ethical, pluralistic and evidence-based coach and clinical sexologist. I work with those who love their partners and are willing to invest the time and effort it takes to work on their relationship. I know how hard it can be to say I/we need help, it's a big step. I work to prevent the unnecessary end or misery of a long term relationship and turn it back in to a relationship worthy of the commitments you have made.
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Diane Hassall
Psychotherapist, COSRT General Verified
Dorchester
Offers online therapy
I specialise in working with people exploring or wanting to commit to gender, sexual or relationship diversity (GSRD), including gender or sexual identity, gender transition, BDSM and kink, and polyamory, non-monogamy and other types of relationships.
I'm a down-to-earth, empathic and insightful therapist. Using a bespoke blend of psychotherapy, education and and supported behavioural change, I work with a wide variety of individual and relationship issues, including infidelity; poor communication; anger and conflict; loss of intimacy and desire; erectile and arousal disorders; vaginismus and painful sex; out of control sexual behaviour; emotional, physical and sexual abuse; bereavement, and separation and divorce. I’ll help you understand what's going on and support you in moving towards greater peace, happiness and fulfillment.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
020 3962 1503
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Dorchester
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
I specialise in working with people exploring or wanting to commit to gender, sexual or relationship diversity (GSRD), including gender or sexual identity, gender transition, BDSM and kink, and polyamory, non-monogamy and other types of relationships.
I'm a down-to-earth, empathic and insightful therapist. Using a bespoke blend of psychotherapy, education and and supported behavioural change, I work with a wide variety of individual and relationship issues, including infidelity; poor communication; anger and conflict; loss of intimacy and desire; erectile and arousal disorders; vaginismus and painful sex; out of control sexual behaviour; emotional, physical and sexual abuse; bereavement, and separation and divorce. I’ll help you understand what's going on and support you in moving towards greater peace, happiness and fulfillment.
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Nichola Marchant
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych. Verified
Crich
Offers online therapy
I am sex positive and kink friendly.
I work predominantly with adults who have experienced trauma or negative life experiences which have impacted on their sexual functioning, mental health, emotional well-being and relationships. I offer both short and long term therapy for clients wishing to gain a better understanding of their lives and experiences and provide strategies and interventions to enable my clients to live the lives they want to live. I work with people who have sexual problems and who wish to achieve a happy and healthy sexual identity.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
07771 391614
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Crich
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
I am sex positive and kink friendly.
I work predominantly with adults who have experienced trauma or negative life experiences which have impacted on their sexual functioning, mental health, emotional well-being and relationships. I offer both short and long term therapy for clients wishing to gain a better understanding of their lives and experiences and provide strategies and interventions to enable my clients to live the lives they want to live. I work with people who have sexual problems and who wish to achieve a happy and healthy sexual identity.
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Simone Ayers Online Counselling
Counsellor, BACP Verified
Tring
Offers online therapy
I am an LGBTQ+ affirmative, Sex positive, Chemsex aware and Sex worker aware therapist and I consistently strive to help clients understand and accept their own unique and individual place in the world.
Right now you may feel desperate, lost, empty, stressed, anxious or fed up. Whatever difficulty has prompted you to seek Counselling does not define who are you are and the journey you want to take in life. Together we will explore your feelings of being stuck, alone or in darkness as you strengthen your own resources to create greater wellbeing, resilience and satisfaction. No person is the same or brings identical experiences but frequent issues I work with include depression, anxiety, loss & bereavement, trauma, suicidal thoughts, work or school stress and relationship tensions. I work with clients aged 13+ and with Couples.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
07480 536516
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Tring
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
I am an LGBTQ+ affirmative, Sex positive, Chemsex aware and Sex worker aware therapist and I consistently strive to help clients understand and accept their own unique and individual place in the world.
Right now you may feel desperate, lost, empty, stressed, anxious or fed up. Whatever difficulty has prompted you to seek Counselling does not define who are you are and the journey you want to take in life. Together we will explore your feelings of being stuck, alone or in darkness as you strengthen your own resources to create greater wellbeing, resilience and satisfaction. No person is the same or brings identical experiences but frequent issues I work with include depression, anxiety, loss & bereavement, trauma, suicidal thoughts, work or school stress and relationship tensions. I work with clients aged 13+ and with Couples.
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Linda Harris
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Verified
Podington
Offers online therapy
This is popular for those who are unable to access Kink Aware therapists near them, overseas clients or those who travel frequently, clients who require a higher level of privacy due to being in the public eye, and people who are housebound due to disability.
I have been working within the field of mental health for almost 30 years, predominantly within the NHS, and have a wealth of training and experience. I provide both long and short term counselling and psychotherapy for individuals and couples, and work to an exceptional standard of confidentiality. I work with a variety of problems and issues such as anxiety, depression, childhood trauma and relationship difficulties. However, if you'd like to discuss what is troubling you, you are very welcome to call or e-mail me before committing to making an appointment.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
01933 426197
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Podington
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
This is popular for those who are unable to access Kink Aware therapists near them, overseas clients or those who travel frequently, clients who require a higher level of privacy due to being in the public eye, and people who are housebound due to disability.
I have been working within the field of mental health for almost 30 years, predominantly within the NHS, and have a wealth of training and experience. I provide both long and short term counselling and psychotherapy for individuals and couples, and work to an exceptional standard of confidentiality. I work with a variety of problems and issues such as anxiety, depression, childhood trauma and relationship difficulties. However, if you'd like to discuss what is troubling you, you are very welcome to call or e-mail me before committing to making an appointment.
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Jordan Karis Dixon
Psychotherapist, PsychD, COSRT General Verified
London
Offers online therapy
Jordan is passionately curious in unlocking human potential. A background in Social Policy and Sociology, Chinese and Spanish heritage she's described with an innate awareness and intersectional understanding of barriers people face in society that inhibits access to our erotic selves. She's GSRD affirming, going beyond exclusivity and restrictions of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans) which includes everyone on the gender spectrum and diverse sexualities and practices including BDSM/Kink, asexualities, consensual and non-monogamies. She believes there are no limits in our awareness and growth towards achieving optimal sexuality.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
020 4538 4494
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London
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
Jordan is passionately curious in unlocking human potential. A background in Social Policy and Sociology, Chinese and Spanish heritage she's described with an innate awareness and intersectional understanding of barriers people face in society that inhibits access to our erotic selves. She's GSRD affirming, going beyond exclusivity and restrictions of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans) which includes everyone on the gender spectrum and diverse sexualities and practices including BDSM/Kink, asexualities, consensual and non-monogamies. She believes there are no limits in our awareness and growth towards achieving optimal sexuality.
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Philip Anthony Counselling
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Verified
Astley
Offers online therapy
This includes identity, relationships, internalised homophobia, coming out (or not), sexual identity (including kink etc.
Talking about personal issues can be difficult but I am here to support your individual needs. I work with children and adults from all backgrounds. Contacting a counsellor can make you feel anxious but please be assured we will move at your own speed. You can contact me via email or phone, then decide after the initial free consultation if you want to continue. Hopefully we can make you feel at ease. Special rate for students of £30 per session. Non-students only - 6th session free if booking 6 in advance until 31.12.21.
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
01663 798323
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Astley
Offers online therapy
Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
This includes identity, relationships, internalised homophobia, coming out (or not), sexual identity (including kink etc.
Talking about personal issues can be difficult but I am here to support your individual needs. I work with children and adults from all backgrounds. Contacting a counsellor can make you feel anxious but please be assured we will move at your own speed. You can contact me via email or phone, then decide after the initial free consultation if you want to continue. Hopefully we can make you feel at ease. Special rate for students of £30 per session. Non-students only - 6th session free if booking 6 in advance until 31.12.21.

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Sex-positive counselling in Stroud for sex-positive clients

If you are sex-positive or are looking for help with being sex-positive in Stroud or for a Stroud sex-positive counsellor, these professionals provide kink allied therapy in Stroud and counselling for sex-positive clients.