Brighton LGBT Counselling
Brighton LGBT counselling provides counselling specifically for the LGBT community. The service, founded by George Tidey PGDip MNCS (Accred) provides Integrative counselling with a strong humanistic leaning. The service aims to provide a safe counselling space to those who identify within the many diverse Sexuality and Gender identities of the LGBT community.
Training, qualifications & experience
George Tidey has worked as an LGBT Counsellor (face to face) for Brighton and Hove LGBT Switchboard for many years as well as training in issues specific to working with LGBT clients and holding her own private practice. She has a particular interest in Gender which led her to complete a substantial piece of research into working with Gender in Psychotherapy.
As well as her counselling role with LGBT Switchboard George has also worked on the LGBT Health Inclusion Project, held LGBT focus groups. run LGBT support drop in groups alongside offering freelance Management cover for the LGBT Switchboard Counselling department when needed.
George is qualified to Post Graduate level and is an accredited member of the National Counselling Society, she is also listed on the Accredited Register of the Professional Standards Authority.
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Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling we deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship issues
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Initial phone consultations of 30 minutes are free of charge.
Sessions after this are 50 minutes and are charged at £40 an hour.
As part of our commitment to the community there are two low cost spaces available to those facing financial hardship, please let us know if you would like one of these spaces.
The service currently runs from the Grey Door Therapy Clinic in Hove. For more information about the service please visit the website (address and link at the top of this page) and if you have any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch.
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Type of session
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There is a good amount of availability for the service. Please detail your preferred days/times in your request for counselling. Thanks
Types of client