Gender Essence Support Services

Gender Essence are committed to providing a safe and confidential space to explore your life and how it impacts on you socially, mentally, physically, and spiritually, we are interested in aiding people who are experiencing issues around gender identity

Are you Trans*, Gender Variant or affected by an Intersexed condition? Are you going through a stressful or difficult time in your life? At our private counselling premises in Belfast & Antrim, you can feel safe regaining your happiness and peace of mind, and can grow with new skills and confidence to get through future challenges in your life.

Our services include:

  • Sign Posting
  • Listening Ear
  • Support and advice
  • Contracted Counselling
  • Contracted Couples Counselling
  • Children & Young Persons Counselling
  • Awareness Raising & Training
  • Domestic Abuse Service
  • Online counselling service

Gender Essence Counsellors are professionally qualified to provide the above services to our Trans* and Gender Variant communities including under 18’s

We welcome self-referrals (or referrals from concerned carers, friends and/or family) and have a particular and personal interest in supporting people who out of despair & hopelessness are self-harming or contemplating ending their own lives

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Support For

  • BAME
  • Children
  • Non Binary
  • Online
  • Parents
  • Partners
  • Trans Men
  • Trans Women
  • Trans Youth

Regions covered

  • Northern Ireland

Antrim, Belfast and Derry/Londonderry


Gender Essence Support Services Belfast
LGBT Centre
1st Floor
9-13 Waring Street
Northern Ireland
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