I am currently only offering sessions via Zoom during the Corona-19 pandemic - this is in order to protect my clients and myself as a practitioner

Hello and welcome to Shine Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) Psychotherapy.

Chai-Yoel Korn runs Shine LGBTQIA+, Chai-Yoel is an Integrative Body and Trauma Psychotherapist and Supervisor with experience of offering psychotherapy services to individuals and groups, adults and young people aged 13+. For twenty years, they have worked and volunteered in the LGBTQIA+ community. I am able to work short-term and long-term with clients, Chai-Yoel is able to meet with you in East Finchley (N2), Lambeth North (SE1) or London Bridge (SE1), or via Skype in English.

I like to work creatively with my clients integrating body work, creative writing and art materials where appropriate. In the therapeutic work we do together, I will provide you with the best of care, and develop a professional relationship based on confidentiality, trust and respect.

I have a good understanding and experience of how our gender, gender identity, sexuality and the way we express ourselves sexually can get in the way of leading a happy and happy life. I work with a wide range of presenting issues including dealing with anxiety, confidence, cultural difference, depression, faith, gender dysphoria, isolation, long-term chronic illnesses, loss, personal development, relationships, self-esteem, social anxiety, stress and trauma.

For the other services I offer please follow the links below:

Shine LGBTQIA+ Networking for practitioners
Joel Korn Psychotherapy
Joel Korn Training

Upcoming Events

CliniQ Heart & Soul Therapy Group

For those that identify as Non-Binary, Queer or Transgender

Starting on Wednesday 5th June 2019.
Meets every Wednesday from 7-8.30pm

Venue: Central London

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Shine On: LGBTQIA+ Bereavement

LGBTQIA+ Bereavement Emotional Peer Support Group for those that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer

Shine-On North London
Meets last Sunday of the month 12-1.20pm, The Apple Tree

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Shine LGBTQIA+ and Allies Practitioners Network

Shine LGBTQIA+ and Allies Practitioners Network is on Saturday 28th September 12.30-2.30pm to book tickets, please click on the link below:

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From Joel’s Blog

Welcome to Shine LGBTQIA+ Psychotherapy

Welcome to Shine LGBTQIA+ Psychotherapy

Shine is the new name that my LGBTQQ+ one to one affirmative psychotherapy, group-work and group therapy, supervision and networking services. As a psychotherapist I have decided that I no longer can sit on the fringes of our sector and I’m coming out.

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Response to Kiss My Gender Exhibition

Response to Kiss My Gender Exhibition

Recently, I was fortunate to attend the Kiss My Genders exhibition at the Hayward Gallery. The exhibition is what Vincent Honore, chair and exhibition curator says it is: “Kiss My Genders is a group exhibition celebrating artists whose work explore and engages with...

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