Low Cost Service
Counselling can help with a wide range of difficulties such as low self esteem, depression, relationship difficulties, trauma, loss, abuse and substance misuse. All our counsellors are trained in the person-centred approach, which is based on empathy, acceptance and honesty. Our counsellors use a variety of other approaches when it is appropriate, in order to help clients work through their problems.
We work mainly with adults but some of our counsellors are also able to work with children and adolescents.
Draws on aspects of CBT, Solution Focused Therapy and Mindfulness to help clients work more effectively on their difficulties, by recognising their strengths and trying out new strategies between sessions.
Some of our counsellors have specialist training in bereavement counselling from Cruse and are able to offer this service.
Counselling for Children and Young people
Counselling and play therapy is available for children and young people aged 5-17 years old. Sessions are free for children who are entitled to free school meals. All other sessions are charged at £15 per 50 minutes session.
Counselling in different languages
We can offer counselling in the following languages for those who do not speak English as their first language: Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Spanish, Italian, German and Edo (Nigerian language)
Fees are £15 per session with a trainee counsellor or £25 with a qualified counsellor.
Clients will be assessed upon referral to determine their suitability for working with a trainee.
You can apply for our low cost service if you are earning under £15,000 per year.