LGBTQI* & Kink / BDSM Clients welcome and actively supported
Stuart is an active supporter of LGBTQI* groups and rights and engages in ongoing continuous professional development in the area of sexual identity and therapy provision. This has recently included:
- Transgender clients, therapy, trauma and issues and discrimination
- Trans reversal clients, managing the trauma of reversing change
- Asexual clients, variety and personal reflections
- Bisexuality, issues in therapy and discrimination
- Members of Kink / BDSM and Poly communities
- Personal sexual identity, issues in therapy and reflection
I (Stuart) reject binary labels of sexuality, non pronoun specific although generally accepting male labelling. I am formerly polysexual although currently in a long term mono relationship. More on me personally in my Boundary Statement.
I am an active supporter of the Scottish Rainbow Therapy Group. And I am listed on the Pink Therapy Directory, the leading resource for LGBTQI* therapists.
Who do I work with?
I am experienced at working with individuals, couples and non traditional groupings of poly sexual, poly-amorous, kink, BDSM, gay, Lesbian. I have also worked with asexual. I am also transgender supportive, both those transitioning and those reversing transition. I also have extensive experience working with the intersection of sexuality, gender identity and faith issues.
I utterly condemn conversion type therapies.
My primary area of work with diversity clients is in complex PTSD related to identity and discrimination.
I try to keep a balance of different cases at any one time and therefore vary who I take on over time. I am currently accepting:
- Gay & Lesbian
- Queer and non traditional
- Kink / BDSM
I respect people’s right to adhere to different dietary patterns (I myself am flexitarian / reduced meat eater). As such I support a range of clients with different ideological and ethical diet and environmental beliefs.
Additional experience and skills
I am also experienced and knowledgeable and involved in spiritual and pastoral issues involving overlap between spiritual empowerment and LGBTQI*. I attend Rainbow therapy meetings as often as possible as part of ongoing specific LGBTQI* and kink CPD, as well as having current clients from a range of backgrounds. I am particularly interested in the intersection between different groups including poly, identifying as disabled and non binary.
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