Author: patti holden

Hi Patti, I just wanted to say thank you for helping me through a really bad patch in life. Looking back it’s hard to imagine how bad my anxiety and really depressing thoughts I was having and how far I …

D B Matlock Read More »

Thank you so much, Patti, for helping me get back on track and giving me the confidence to do things on my own and giving me confidence in myself. Talking to you has made a huge difference to me and …

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I first decided to seek therapy in 2015, and I used BACP website, which is what lead me to Patti. In the last 3 years, with her help, I have radically transformed my life. As a trans person, I’ve noticed in …

M. L. Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Gender Identity Issues. Read More »

The changing phases of our identity. When I was a child and growing up in a somewhat dysfunctional family, I consistently felt isolated and invisible. I spent much time alone in my bedroom, where, in my imagination, I created a …

Mirror Mirror  – Who am I ? Read More »

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In 2014 my life had reached crisis point. I was having to work long hours, and  finding it utterly exhausting, but the biggest issue I was facing was my gender dysphoria, which was leading to bouts of depression. I realised …

C.W. Nottingham (Testimonials for Gender Dysphoria and Identity Issues) Read More »