Trans Groups

Groups for people of trans experience, non-binary and questioning individuals

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West London Trans Group

September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Elgin Close Resource Centre, W12 9NH

Soho Trans Group

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

St Anne’s Church, W1D 6AF

West London Trans Group

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Elgin Close Resource Centre, W12 9NH

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Spectra run regular social groups all year round in two London locations with activities and support, as well as one-off workshops and therapeutic groups.

TRANS Groups

Spectra Social Group for people of trans experience

Social groups for trans, non-binary and questioning people offering a safe, trans-led space to meet, socialise, support, take part in activities, workshops and enjoy a variety of speakers.

Each session includes social time and an activity. Activities have included make-up demonstrations from MAC Cosmetics UK, short film screenings, topical discussions, presentations from local agencies and games.

Free drop-in groups – just turn up or contact us beforehand for directions and more information.

  • free light refreshments
  • changing facilities available
  • wheelchair accessible

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Spectra workshops

Spectra Trans Workshops

Social groups for trans, non binary and questioning people offering a safe, trans-led space to meet, socialise, support, take part in activities, workshops and enjoy a variety of speakers.

Would you like a safe space to explore issues with other people like you, guided and assisted by our Counsellor and trans worker? Workshops on a range of issues for trans and non binary people and those questioning gender identities. Workshops include,

  • Managing Stress
  • Relationships
  • Resilience and Self Care
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexuality

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Meet the specalists

Ellis – Counselling Services

Ellis (He/Him pronouns) is the Psychotherapeutic Counsellor at Spectra and provides both individual and group therapeutic support. He is BACP registered with a diploma in Psychodynamic Psychotherapeutic Counselling. Ellis’s background is in higher education and secondary care mental health and wellbeing services, as well as mental health advocacy. As a man of trans experience, Ellis is passionate about using his skills and experience to improve the well-being of the LGBTQ community, and his individual and group sessions are open to people who self-identify as trans, gender non-conforming, non-binary or questioning.

Frankie – Groups, Workshops & 1-2-1 Mentoring Services

Frankie (she/her and they/them pronouns) is responsible for leading the Spectra Trans project, including outreach and sexual health work with trans communities, facilitating the Spectra Trans groups, providing trans oriented 1-2-1 support, and offering trans awareness and advocacy training services. Frankie has been socially and professionally active within the trans and LGBTQ+ communities for the past five years, from working as Trans Officer on their local university campus to wider trans activism centred around non-binary identity. Frankie has written for trans community magazine Meta, participated in trans awareness work for The Guardian, appeared as part of photographer Claudia Moroni’s trans positive art project Anima Animus, and made and delivered trans awareness and advocacy training packages for professionals. Frankie joined the team in 2013