Mr Neil Loffhagen

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS19-08188

Location: Bracknell

Mates in Mind

Gender, Sexual and Relationship Diversity Therapist

As a Gender, Sexual and Relationship Therapist, my aim is to help you explore all aspects of your gender, sexuality and relationships. Being GSRD & LGBTQ+ affirmative, I offer full acceptance of who you are. I will work positively with you and support whatever your gender and sexuality may be. Whatever you bring I feel we will be able to explore together, leading to greater self-acceptance, plus greater personal peace. No issue is considered more important than another. Every area you bring is of unique importance.

We are each unique, so the way we work together will be unique.

My aim is to help you in your journey to discover your potential. I am not here to tell you what to do; that is advice and any change would likely be short-lived. Through self-discovery, a power within can be found which may surprise you and those around you.

Brian Thorne, a person-centred therapist, said:

"I have discovered since that love devoid of understanding, although it can bring comfort and solace, can never heal."

My offering is unconditional love and acceptance, combined with understanding to help bring healing and thus any change you may be seeking. The overall aim is for you to have no need for a therapist or counsellor. As Brian Thorne also wrote:

"If therapy has been successful, clients will also have learned how to be their own therapist."

"It is as though he listened
and such listening as his enfolds us in silence
in which at last we begin to hear
what we are meant to be."
Lao-Tse

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Having successfully completed the first year, I am continuing studying an advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychosexual Therapy, plus am studying Pink Therapy’s Foundation Certificate in Gender, Sexual and Relationship Diversity Therapy
    Essentials of Gender and Sexual Diversity Therapy - Pink Therapy
    Diploma in Person-Centred counselling
    BA (Hons) in psychology
    Focusing Practitioner
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • AIDS / HIV
    • Gender identity
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Spirituality
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
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