Joel's Blog

Life Beyond The Rainbow

I’m writing this blog in memory of Gilbert Baker (above) who died aged 65 over the weekend. The artist based in San Francisco in 1978 created the rainbow flag as a symbol for the gay community. Gilbert Baker’s original flag had eight colours, each representing a...

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Trauma & TLC

As it was International Holocaust Memorial Day I felt it was a good time to reflect on Trauma. In our modern life, we can only watch the television news or read the newspaper to witness the trauma that is happening every minute of every day, across the world.

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Living with Chronic Pain

I am going to start this blog by sharing my own experience of living with chronic pain and neurological problems. I will then talk about some strategies that I have put in place over the last twelve years that have helped both me and those that care about me know what to do when I’m having a bad flare up

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Sober Sex

I apologise this is one of my longer blogs as I felt I wanted to do the subject justice. Recently, I went to see the ChemSex Documentory as part of the BFI A hard-hitting and often graphic documentary about the ChemSex sub-scene in London’s gay community.

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Community

As an intercultural therapist, when I meet a potential client or when delivering training I am interested in the whole being of participants and also their cultural life experience in the world both past and present. Since qualifying in 2008 as a psychodynamic...

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Left Luggage

I recall being eighteen years old and travelling to be a cook assistant at an American summer camp, I was first sent to a camp based in Boston. I did not like the camp so contacted the camp organisers and they reassigned me to a different camp based in North Carolina....

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Recent Posts: Joel Korn Counselling

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’. 


World AIDS Day 1st December 2018: Dearest Mark

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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