Health & Wellbeing – Professional Services – Gender Services

Dr Miro Rainsford is a counsellor working with teenagers and young people, adults, and elder members of our community, in individual counselling and relationships counselling for couples and/or polyamorous relationships. Miro has experience supporting clients with a range of concerns, with a focus on mental health counselling and supporting survivors of trauma, including childhood trauma, family violence and sexual assault. Miro is trained in a wide range of evidence-based therapies including CBT, ACT, Schema Therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and contemporary trauma-informed therapies including EMDR. Miro works from a neurodiversity-inclusive and plural-inclusive perspective.

Miro is an openly out member of the LGBTQIA+ community and is keen to support clients from community with any issues related to diversity in gender identity, bodies, or sexuality, including questioning identity and coming out, gender-affirming care, building healthy relationships, and recovery from trauma due to discrimination and abuse. He works to create a warm, safe, non-judgemental and inclusive space for you to explore your situation, and tailors the therapies he uses according to your needs and goals.