Expert Speaker & Well-Being Writer

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Chai-Yoel describes themselves as an HIV, Intercultural, Interfaith and LGBT activist; an advocate for social change and social justice; a Motivational Public Speaker and Well-Being Writer where he has written various pieces for online & print media.

As one recent participant that attended a talk at Connected by Humanity fed back: “I have come to hear Chai -Yoel speak a few times now, what I love about Chai – Yoel is that he always speaks from a deep embodied place in his heart and Joel offers an open and warm approach, to any subject and audience”.


Chai – Yoel believes: “We will only build connections in our communities through expressing our vulnerabilities. We will only create change through dialogue and really listening to each other”

Chai – Yoel has spoken at many events in the UK and Worldwide. Chai – Yoel loves to write about his specialist subjects. If you would like Chai – Yoel to speak at your event or write an editorial piece, please send a proposal with budget available by email.

Invited By

  • Intersectional Conference, Pink Therapy, 2019
  • Positive Voices, Terrence Higgins Trust, as volunteer spoke at secondary schools and colleges in London
  • Mastering the Addictive Personality to speak about ChemSex, http://carolyncowan.com, 2015-2017.
  • Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London Medical School to speak to Medics about the sociological, psychological and economic issues of living with an infectious illness, once a year, 2012-2016
  • Ritual Reconstructed a collaboration highlighting the connection between faith and sexuality. I spoke about the intersection of sexuality, faith and living with a disability, at Connected Communities Festival, Norwich University, 2015.
  • Keshet UK to speak about LGBT Pride at JCoSS. JCoSS is a pluralist Jewish learning community that provides young people with an excellent Jewish Education. Invited through Keshet UK to provide training to Raphael Jewish Counselling Service 2015
  • Taiwan Lordes Association to speak on the subject of ‘Dealing with Difficult Emotions’ as part of the Happy Life Conference, Taipei, September 2011.

On Twitter

In my next blog, I answer the question that every potential client reflects on at the beginning of seeking a therapist and I also explore a bit what happens in the initial session. "Am I ready for therapy?" #psychotherapy #mentalhealthmatters
https://joelkornpsychotherapy.co.uk/am-i-ready-for-therapy-and-what-happens-in-the-initial-session

In my next blog I reflect on why our mental health matters in these troubling times, let's keep on talking about our mental health to those that matter.
#blacklivesmatter #transpower #translivesmatter #COVID19 #MentalHealthMatters https://joelkornpsychotherapy.co.uk/shinelgbt/mentalhealthmatters

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