Joel's Blog

Relational Body Psychotherapy

Wilhelm Reich in 1930s became interested in what he called ‘body armour’. Freud also expressed an interest in the body. Reich went one step further. He described this as our repressed emotions and developed a method to do what he called ‘emotional release’ in his clients.

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ManSize Tissues

This blog is not what you think it will be about. Each week in the room I use on a Wednesday evening, to see my Gender Queer, Non-Binary and Transgender clients, there sits a box of Man Size Tissues. These are on the table between us.

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Views from above The Apple Tree

Joel Korn Counselling is pleased to announce that it is moving to the heart of Clerkenwell. To a therapy room above The Apple Tree Public House. The Apple Tree Public House has a long history dating back to 1833 and so it has solid foundations to support you to sort out your emotional basement.

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World AIDS Day 1st December 2018: Dearest Mark

My first boyfriend Mark died rom HIV when I was just 18 years old. I have come to the realisation that Mark is still alive in me. The love and compassion I have for him is still alive today. He is the person who helps me find the drive for my work in the HIV community today.

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My Gender Queer Journey

Somewhere on my journey of finding myself I discovered my Gender Queer Identity. Gender Queer means a person like me, who does not subscribe to conventional gender distinctions but identifies with neither, both, or a combination of male and female genders.

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Transition

In this blog I am going to talk about the concept of Transition. At the start of my week I offer group work around bereavement to those aged 18+. The themes in the middle of my week are culture, emotional well-being, gender, identity and sexuality.

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Loneliness

In this blog I am going to discuss loneliness, not such a new phenomenon. Loneliness has often presented itself in my therapy room. In my younger years loneliness was a feeling that I would do anything to avoid or find ways to numb it away.

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Transcultural Therapy

In this blog, I am going to look at Transcultural Therapy (also known as Intercultural Therapy) and explore how it differs from mainstream counselling. The approach considers the whole being of the client and the client’s cultural experience in the world...

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Recent Posts: Joel Korn Counselling

ManSize Tissues

ManSize Tissues

This blog is not what you think it will be about. Each week in the room I use on a Wednesday evening, to see my Gender Queer, Non-Binary and Transgender clients, there sits a box of Man Size Tissues. These are on the table between us.

Views from above The Apple Tree

Views from above The Apple Tree

Joel Korn Counselling is pleased to announce that it is moving to the heart of Clerkenwell. To a therapy room above The Apple Tree Public House. The Apple Tree Public House has a long history dating back to 1833 and so it has solid foundations to support you to sort out your emotional basement.

Shine Through 

Shine Through 

Following twenty years of working in the LGBT community, under the banner of ‘Joel Korn Counselling’ I am pleased to announce the launch of my new venture: ‘Shine Through’. 


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