Can I ask my Doctor/GP for Counselling?

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Can I ask my Doctor/GP for Counselling?

Can I ask my Doctor/GP for Counselling?

Counselling is available on the NHS - with associated waiting lists. You may be introduced to cheaper forms of self-help therapies before you are considered to meet with a fully qualified and experienced therapist.

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Choose LGBT Counselling

Choose LGBT Counselling

Few counsellors will decline to work with LGBTQ clients, but Dean Richardson is a specialist LGBT counsellor. Spot the difference?!  Sure, any gay, lesbian, bisexual or questioning client may work with any counsellor, but LGBTQ clients choose to work with Dean as a qualified male counsellor because of his reputation & practice specialty. Dean offers couple counselling for gay men, lesbian women & mixed-gender/sexuality (whether separating or reconciling) - Counselling for LGBT Couples & Counselling for LGBT Individuals. As a gay man, lesbian woman, or however you define your gender and sexuality, decide if you would like to meet Dean to discuss your therapeutic needs…

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Do Counsellors ‘Cure’ Homosexuality?

Do Counsellors ‘Cure’ Homosexuality?

In early 2009, the counselling and psychotherapy profession was subject to unflattering media scrutiny following the publication of research which found that a significant minority of mental health professionals in Britain are attempting to help lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) clients become heterosexual.

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Do I ask my Doctor/GP to refer me for Private Counselling?

Do I ask my Doctor/GP to refer me for Private Counselling?

Deciding on private counselling is something you can do in confidence and without having to see your GP for a referral.

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How do I Find & Verify a Therapist?

How do I Find & Verify a Therapist?

When UK Law allows anyone (currently) to describe themselves as a therapist or a counsellor, how do you protect yourself when searching for a therapists?

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