Katy Lees is a queer, non-binary author and psychotherapist from the North East of England.
They got their start writing fiction and non-fiction for online journals while studying for their MSc in Person-Centred and Experiential Psychotherapy.
Their book, THE TRANS GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING, is coming April 21st 2022.
This empowering self-help guide provides advice and strategies for trans and/or non- binary people on a range of common mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, body image, trauma, suicidal thoughts, and dissociation. It provides advice on neutralising negative thoughts, coping with transphobia, coming out, dealing with imposter syndrome, and implementing achievable self-care strategies and mindfulness techniques.Whether you are in a crisis or just looking for ways to improve your life, this reassuring guide is there for you to use in the way that helps you the most, regardless of where you are in your transition, or if you decide not to transition in conventional ways. Combining therapeutic expertise alongside first-hand experience, the book also highlights the importance of understanding and being proud of who you are, to help you live life to the fullest.
As well as checking out the blogs and updates on this website, you can follow Katy on Twitter and Instagram at @IAmKatyLees.
My Latest Posts
- Pre-Order The Trans Guide to Mental Health and Well-Being!I’m delighted to announce that THE TRANS GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING is now available to pre-order! The book officially comes out on April 21st 2022, and you can now pre-order your copy from major bookstores. Here are some choices for you! In the U.K Click here to order from Waterstones. Click here to … Continue reading Pre-Order The Trans Guide to Mental Health and Well-Being!
- The Trans Guide to Mental Health and Well-Being – Six Months To Go!After a pandemic’s worth of hard work, The Trans Guide to Mental Health and Well-Being is now well into production! The book comes out April 2022 and, in the meantime, the Jessica Kingsley Publishing team and I are finishing off the last of the copy edits and designing the front cover. I’m so excited for … Continue reading The Trans Guide to Mental Health and Well-Being – Six Months To Go!
- Queers & Co PodcastI’m delighted and excited to share my episode of Queers & Co Podcast with you! The Queers & Co podcast is hosted by the lovely Gem Kennedy, with each episode featuring a different LGBTQ+ change-maker. It’s a great chance to hear queer folk chat candidly about self-empowerment, body liberation, and activism. You might also remember … Continue reading Queers & Co Podcast