West Yorkshire Therapists

The following are private counsellors and psychotherapists in this sub region who we know to have experience in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans people and with other gender and sexuality issues. However the listings here do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of their work.


Julie Busfield Counsellor

Location: Shipley, West Yorkshire
Phone: 07932 143895
Email: juliebusfield@talktalk.net
Website: www.juliebusfieldcounselling.com
LGBT Experience: Experienced in working with gay and lesbian clients, and is on the Yorkshire MESMAC register of counsellors. Awareness of issues around sexuality, sexual identity and gender and is happy to work with anyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £35 (concessions available)
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of abuse, depression, anxiety, self esteem, stress, identity issues, pregnancy related issues, relationships and sexuality.


Kristal Clark Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Phone: 0113 262 5783
Email: kristal@kristalclark.com
Website: www.kristalclark.com
LGBT Experience: Experience in working with lesbian, gay and bisexual people but happy to work with anyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £45
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of abuse, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, obsessions, identity issues, relationships, stress and sexuality.


Krysia Dodson Counsellor

Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
Phone: 01535 64458 or 07816 911859
Email: krysia.dodson@btinternet.com
Website: www.KrysiaDodson.co.uk
LGBT Experience: Experienced in working with sexuality issues, and has previously facilitated a support group for LGB and questioning young people while working for the Youth Service. Happy to work with anyone who wishes to discuss their issues, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £40 to £60 (concessions available)
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of adoption, cultural issues, eating disorders, identity issues, relationships, sexuality and stress. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with children and young people, and groups.


Patricia Ellis Counsellor

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Phone: 01484 358458 or 07966 137956
Email: pat.ellis3@ntlworld.com
LGBT Experience: Experience in working with lesbian, gay and transgender clients, and happy to work with anyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £40
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of abuse, bereavement, depression, anxiety, stress, disabilities, health related issues, relationships and sexuality. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with couples, and offers telephone counselling.


Mark Jarmuz Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Phone: 0113 209 1600 or 07866 765332
Email: mark@therapynorth.com
Website: www.therapynorth.co.uk
LGBT Experience: Has worked with Yorkshire MESMAC for many years and has extensive experience in working with lesbian, gay and bisexual clients. Also experienced in working with trans people, and is happy to work with anyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £65 (individuals), £80 (couples)
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, personal development, relationships, spirituality and sexuality. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with groups, organisations, couples and the elderly.


Maggie Hayden Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Phone: 0113 268 0166 or 07743 280564
Email: maggiehayden@hotmail.co.uk
LGBT Experience: Extensive experience in working with lesbian and gay clients, and has also worked with bisexual and trans people. Happy to work with anyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £45 (individuals) £50 (couples)
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of abuse, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, stress, relationships and sexuality. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with couples and groups.


David Hutchinson Counsellor

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Phone: 07867961177 or 0113 2762192
Email: dhutchinson.counselling@sky.com
LGBT Experience: Experienced in working within the LGB community and open to working with trans people or anyone else, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Other Information: Has extensive experience in dealing with issues of sexuality, sexual orientation and abuse. Has worked in a women's refuge with women fleeing violence. Can see clients from home or is willing to travel to them.


Richard Mills Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Phone: 0113 219 552
Email: richard@richardmills.co.uk
Website: www.richardmills.co.uk
LGBT Experience: Experience in working with lesbian women and gay men but happy to work with anyone’s sexuality issues irrespective of orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £45
Other Information: Special expertise in working in areas of abuse, anger management, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, self esteem, relationships, stress, sexuality. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with groups.


Debbie Perryman Counsellor

Location: Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Phone: 07969 548159
Email: info@dpcounselling.co.uk
Website: www.dpcounselling.co.uk
LGBT Experience: Experience in working with gay and lesbian couples as well as those questioning their sexuality, and happy to work with anyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £40
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of anxiety, infertility, relationships, stress, sex related issues, and sexuality. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with couples, children and young people.


Liz Riley Counsellor

Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
Phone: 07773 214073
Email: liz@pinnaclecounselling.co.uk
Website: www.pinnaclecounselling.co.uk
LGBT Experience: Has worked with MESMAC and has experience in working with gay and bisexual men, and is also happy to work with anyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £35
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of bereavement, Post-traumatic stress, stress, spirituality and sexuality. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with organisations and the elderly, and has experience in working with asylum seekers and people who are HIV positive.


Ellen Robottom Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Phone: 0113 3681999 or 07930 966205
Email: ellenrobottom@hotmail.com
LGBT Experience: Experience in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people and happy to work with anyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £35 (concessions available)
Other Information: Works for Leeds MIND and has also worked extensively with gay male clients through her work counselling for Yorkshire MESMAC. Has special expertise in the areas of abuse, trauma, depression, anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, personal development, relationships and sexuality. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with young people and the elderly.


Angie Sillet Counsellor

Location: Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Phone: work/fax 01274 878727
Email: angiesillett@btinternet.com
LGBT Experience: Experience in working with lesbian women and gay men but happy to work with bi and trans people, and anyone else, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: Please enquire.
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of abuse, depression, anxiety, relationships, stress, spirituality and sexuality. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with couples. PLEASE NOTE: due to retire in July 2009.


James Taylor Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Phone: 0113 226 8481 or 07973 428365
Email: james.taylor@ntlworld.com
Website:
LGBT Experience: Experience in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people, and happy to work with anyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £30 to £40 (concessions available)
Other Information: Has taught equalities perspectives and queer theory on university courses to undergraduate and masters levels, and has challenged homophobic and heterosexist statements/ideas in professional journals. Has special expertise in the areas of abuse, addiction, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, stress, relationships and sexuality. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with groups.


Ian Wallace Counsellor and Hypnotherapist

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Phone: 0845 0090385 or 07769 976620
Email: ian@counsellingwakefield.co.uk
Website: www.counsellingwakefield.co.uk
LGBT Experience: Experience in working with gay men as a counsellor for MESMAC, but happy to work with any person around any gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation issue.
Fee per session: £45
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of depression, phobias, identity issues, stress, relationships, spirituality, sexual identity and sexuality. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with couples and groups. Also, offers disabled access.


Andy Williams Counsellor, Psychotherapist

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Phone: 0113 258 5153 or 07780 677697
Email: newfoundationsleeds@gmail.com
Website:
LGBT Experience: Wide-ranging and varied experience in counselling lesbian and gay clients, as well as bisexual and trans people, and also those of differing sexualities. Receives referrals from the London Gender Clinic (Dr. Curtis) and has extensive knowledge of transgender issues. Happy to work with anyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £45 (initial session reduced fee)
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of abuse, addictions, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, Post-traumatic stress, stress, sexual identity, sexual related issues, sexuality and gender dysphoria. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with couples, groups and young people.


Deborah Whittle Counsellor

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Phone: 01484 847216 or 07729 237628
Email: deb_whittle@btinternet.com
LGBT Experience: Extensive experience in LGBT issues. Counselled for Manchester’s LGBT switchboard for 3 years, also ran the North Kirklees MIND counselling service, and founded an LGBT group in the area. Happy to work with anyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Fee per session: £38
Other Information: Special expertise in the areas of abuse, depression, anxiety, identity issues, relationships, stress , sexual identity and sexuality. In addition to individual counselling for adults, also works with young people.



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