World AIDS Day 1st December 2018: Dearest Mark

World AIDS Day 1st December 2018: Dearest Mark

World AIDS Day 1st December 2018: Dearest Mark This is an article that I originally wrote for Baseline Magazine, an HIV and Hepatitis Community Magazine in Autumn 2011. Autumn 2011 My first boyfriend Mark died from HIV when I was just 18 years old. I have come to the...
My Gender Queer Journey

My Gender Queer Journey

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...
Transition

Transition

Transition Transition Definition: Noun, originates mid-16th century from French, or from Latin ‘transitio’, from transpire ‘go across’ means: “the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another”. In this blog I am going to talk about the...
Loneliness

Loneliness

Loneliness noun: loneliness “sadness because one has no friends or company” 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...
Transcultural Therapy

Transcultural Therapy

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...