Events for Clients

Watch this space for new upcoming workshops and groups in Exeter and the Southwest or contact us to express an interest and find out more.

Legal webinars on Zoom

Guest speaker is Bridget Garrood


with Max Cohen

and students from University of Exeter LGBTQ+ and Law society


“What trans+ people need to know about the law”

- For trans+ people

- Free

- New date in 2021 to be announced soon

IAAYW invites you to a free legal webinars with guest speaker Bridget Garrood, a Consultant Solicitor with Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors.

Bridget was nominated by Exeter University students of  LGBTQ+ and Law and awarded The Exeter University Debbie Hill Alumni Volunteer Award 2020. She leads a project team for Trans and Non Binary Inclusion as part of the Law Society LGBT+ Lawyers Division Committee which aims  to improve, for trans and non-binary people (whether or not they openly identify as trans and/or non-binary) and for the legal profession as a whole. 

She is an engaging speaker and will outline points of law and legal processes including

  • Name and document changes

  • Gender Recognition Certificate and Gender Recognition Act 2004

  • Equality Act 2010

  • Family law, for example, civil partnership, marriage, divorce, domestic abuse and spousal veto


Max Cohen is a counsellor and trainer and is the Founder and Director of It’s All About You Wellbeing - LGBTQ+ counselling and wellbeing in South West England.


He will talk about best practice in supporting trans+ employees at work and what trans+ people can do to look after their wellbeing during their transitioning process.

Click here for more details and Booking form (TBC)

It's All About You workshops for trans+ people  
Exeter and online
Dates in 2021 TBC
  • Body image and expression

  • Names – how to choose and change them 

  • Dealing with fear and anxiety 

  • Creative ways of coping

  • Assertiveness and decision making

  • Compassionate mindfulness

Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway ®    

Book your individual sessions and groups here based on the best selling book by Susan Jeffers PhD.

Group dates for 2021 to be confirmed soon but please get in touch if you'd like to book in an introductory individual session or a series of 6 sessions with Max