Accreditation is awarded to the therapeutic counselling and psychotherapy service provided by an organisation or agency, not to the organisation or agency itself or to any other support services it may provide. Sometimes the service has its own distinct name, which is different to that of the organisation providing the service.
Health Assured Counselling Service
Health Assured, Victoria Place, Manchester M4 4FB
Tel: 0844 892 2493
Health Assured provides a true 24-7-365 telephone service, offering support for employees whenever they need it. Our high quality counselling service is delivered by our in-house team of counsellors who are supported by a network of face to face BACP counsellors. We provide support on a range of subjects including, but not limited to: work related issues, anxiety, stress, depression, low self-esteem, anger management, relationship issues, LGBT+ and identity, bereavement, substance and alcohol dependency, financial problems and general health and physical wellbeing.
Buttress House, 36 Brenkley way, Seaton Burn, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 6DS
Tel: 01423 536 536
Insight Healthcare (formerly Oakdale/MHCO) provides professional, multidisciplinary, counselling and psychotherapy services for adults. We offer counselling and psychotherapy in Darlington commissioned by the NHS, and nationwide EAP services commissioned by employers. In addition, Insight provides IAPT and other primary care psychological therapies in various regions nationally on behalf of the NHS. Although these services are not included in the scope of our BACP accreditation, all policies and procedures are informed by the BACP Ethical Framework.
Network of Staff Supporters Ltd (NOSS)
Orme Lodge, High Street, Bangor on Dee LL13 0AU
Tel: 01978 780778
Providing staff support since 1996, NOSS delivers high quality, realistic workplace support for any type of organisation throughout the UK. Our reputation for providing evidence based, qualitative, caring, sensitive and effective therapeutic counselling services is recognised in the growth and longevity of our client base. Counselling is a recognised major component of workplace and employee support provision. NOSS counsellors are BACP members; highly trained professionals with specialist knowledge and experience in the full range of counselling specialisms.
Counselling and Psychotherapy Services, 11-19 Lisson Grove, Marylebone, London NW1 6SH
Tel: 020 7535 7700 or 020 7724 5976
Nightingale Hospital is the leading independent mental health hospital in central London, providing specialist individually-tailored treatments and therapies for all mental health and emotional issues through in-patient, day therapy and outpatient services.
Open Door Youth Counselling Ltd
2 Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3BE
Tel: 0121 454 1116
We provide one-to-one counselling for children and young people age 12 to 25, who reside in Birmingham and are registered with a Birmingham GP. We provide Counselling from our core premises in Edgbaston and off-site counselling in some schools and GP surgeries across Birmingham. We are commissioned by Forward Thinking Birmingham (led by Birmingham Children's Hospital Trust). We also offer a low cost counselling service to adults aged 26 and over (this is not restricted to Birmingham residents).
Relatives for Justice
39 Glen Road, Andersonstown, Belfast BT11 8BB
Tel: 028 9062 7171
Relatives for Justice Counselling and Psychotherapy Services support those who have been bereaved or injured as a result of conflict. Our models of intervention encompass the person centred or psychodynamic approach to trauma recovery. Trauma has many origins and after effects. It is experienced individually by each person and our work allows us to learn how the person has survived and managed their traumatic experiences. Each service user receives quality care as all clinicians adhere to the principles enshrined within the ethical principles of counselling and psychotherapy.
XenZone Ltd: Kooth and Qwell
XenZone Statham Link, The Lancastrian Office Centre, Talbot Road, Stretford M32 0FP
Tel: 0845 330 7090
Since XenZone was founded in 2001, we have helped over 95,000 children, young people and adults towards better mental health and emotional wellbeing. We are proud to deliver online and face to face Kooth services for children and young people. XenZone’s team of accredited counsellors, therapists and support workers provide guided, outcome-focused help for each individual. We work closely with local authorities, CCGs, mental health trusts, charities and others covering 40 geographical locations in England and Wales.
Alton Counselling Service (Hampshire)
The Quaker Meeting House, Church Street, Alton GU34 2DA
Tel: 01420 89207
Providing counselling for the community in North East Hampshire since 1974. Alton Counselling Service is a registered charity (279857) offering affordable counselling to individual adults, couples and young people aged 16 to 18 years. We are a member of the National Counselling Network.
ARC Counselling Service (Berkshire)
35 Reading Road, Wokingham RG41 1EG
Tel: 0118 977 2818
The ARC counselling service offers free and confidential counselling to young people and charges a minimum fee to adults living within Wokingham and Reading. Face to face counselling is provided in a warm, comfortable and safe environment.
Arun Counselling Centre (ACC) (Sussex)
Dove Lodge, 49 Beach Road, Littlehampton BN17 5JG
Tel: 01903 714417
Arun Counselling Centre provides professional counselling for up to three years for personal and relationship issues (including brief CBT interventions if appropriate), to any member of the community assessed as being able to benefit from the process - whether they can make a regular contribution or not.
Bedford Open Door (Bedfordshire)
Young People Counselling Service, 120 Tavistock Street, Bedford MK40 2SA
Tel: 01234 360388
Bedford Open Door is a charity offering free and confidential counselling to young people aged 13 to 25 living in the Bedford Borough and Ivel Valley group of GPS (Biggleswade, Sandy, Shefford area). Other services are available outside this funded area - please contact us for more information.
Bikur Cholim Ltd (London)
Ground Floor, 2a Northfield Road, London N16 5RN
Tel: 0208 800 7575
Bikur Cholim's Talking Therapies Service provides psychological help and support to adults experiencing emotional difficulties in their everyday wellbeing. We have a team of Charedi (Orthodox Jewish) male and female therapists and are able to match therapists and clients of the same gender. All therapies provided are evidence based and goal focused in order to achieve best outcomes for our service users. Our service is sensitive, discreet and confidential with a strong emphasis on providing an individualised and personalised approach.
Birmingham City University (Midlands)
Counselling Service, The Curzon Building, 4 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD
Tel: 0121 331 5588
We offer a free and confidential counselling service open to all students registered at the University. Our team of professionally trained counsellors are experienced in helping students deal with a wide range of issues. Students can access different support: one to one, face to face counselling, groups and workshops, self-help information and email counselling.
Bromley Community Counselling Service (BCCS) (Kent, London)
121 Masons Hill, Bromley BR2 9HT
Tel: 0208 460 7711
BCCS is a not-for-profit registered charity that provides individual weekly counselling for anyone over 18 living in the London Borough of Bromley and surrounding areas. Short-term and long-term counselling is provided on a sliding scale of fees from less than £20 a week. Counselling is available six days a week, including weekday evenings. There are always placement opportunities for counsellors, who receive free fortnightly supervision. BCCS also offers a range of CPD workshops and seminars throughout the year.
Brunel University London (London, Middlesex)
Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH
Tel: 01895 265070 or 01895 238348
The Brunel Counselling Service offers free counselling, emotional and psychological support to all registered Brunel students and members of staff.
Care in Mind (London)
Unit 4, Nelson Street Studios, London N16 1DS
Tel: 020 7055 0808
We are a Newham based mental health charity providing support for local residents. Our ‘Need to Talk’ Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy service offers one-to-one therapy with those aged 21 and upwards, working with individuals, couples and families. Psychoanalytic practise aims both to help people become more aware of their emotional functioning and to develop a greater capacity to tolerate and manage a wider range of emotional experience.
Care To Listen (London)
58 Ashburton Road, Croydon CR0 6AN
Tel: 020 8616 2160
Care to Listen is a low cost counselling service located in Croydon. We are a team of highly experienced counsellors that provide private and confidential counselling to all of our clients. We treat everyone with the utmost respect and clients are able to explore their thoughts and feelings without fear of being judged. We are open from Monday to Friday and offer a service on Saturday mornings. We are also commissioned to provide counselling as part of Croydon's IAPT Service.
Carrs Lane Counselling Centre (Midlands)
The Church at Carrs Lane , Carrs Lane, Birmingham B4 7SX
Tel: 0121 643 6363
CLCgC is a charitable organisation offering self-referring adults a low cost, confidential counselling service.
Centre 70 Counselling (London)
46 Knights Hill, West Norwood, London SE27 OJD
Tel: 020 8670 2775
Centre 70 offers a range of holistic services for adults, including professional integrative counselling, combining psychodynamic and person-centred approaches. The service is low fee, based on individual circumstances and sessions are available for one year. All our counsellors are in regular professional supervision, and are currently undertaking recognised training, in which they have achieved the required level for clinical practice. We also offer a limited number of free counselling spaces for up to 20 sessions, for those who experiencing multiple disadvantages.
Chelmsford Counselling Foundation (Essex)
42 Cedar Avenue, Chelmsford CM1 2QH
Tel: 01245 284890
Chelmsford Counselling Foundation offers professional, affordable, psychodynamic counselling for individuals and couples. Psychodynamic counselling can help us to understand how past experiences and current behaviour may be linked. It allows space to explore thoughts and feelings about ourselves as individuals and in relationship with others, with someone trained to listen in a non-directive way. We offer short-term or open-ended counselling for a wide range of problems including depression, anxiety, bereavement and relationship issues. Daytime or evening appointments available.
CLEAR (Emotional Trauma and Therapy Specialists) (Cornwall)
7-8 Cathedral Lane, Truro, TR1 2QS
Tel: 01872 540366
CLEAR is a unique child-centred therapeutic service working throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, offering support to children and young people between 0-18 years of age (up to 25 years with additional needs), who have been traumatised by either direct experience or witnessing sexual, psychological or emotionally abusive relationships. All CLEAR counsellors and BACP registered and have undergone specialist training in child and adolescent therapy.
City Pregnancy Counselling and Psychotherapy (CPCP) (London)
15A Lambs Passage, London EC1Y 8LE
Tel: 020 7638 5440
CPCP is located in the centre of the City of London, providing a safe, professional, confidential and non-judgemental space for women, men and couples to discuss their difficulties with pregnancy, pregnancy loss and related issues. Appointments are available between the hours of 7am and 8pm Monday to Friday. If it is difficult for you to travel to CPCP then we are also able to offer counselling by telephone.
Community Counselling (North Yorkshire) Ltd
Stanley Harrison House, Norton Road, Norton YO17 9RD
Tel: 01653 690124
We provide accessible, confidential and professional counselling services to adults living in Ryedale and Scarborough Borough Districts. Thanks to the generous support of our funders and commissioners, including NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group, Ryedale District Council and the Office for the Police and Crime Commissioner North Yorkshire, most of our services are free. We also offer Relationship Counselling and ‘Options’ for clients who wish to self-refer to counselling) which are both chargeable services
Compass Counselling Service (Dorset, Hampshire)
Compass House, 50 Gosport Street, Lymington SO41 9BB
Tel: 01590 674011
We offer an affordable counselling service to the local community for people over 18. A psychodynamic perspective underpins our work.
Connect Counselling Service (Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey)
8 Portesbury Road, Camberley GU15 3TA
Tel: 01276 24210
Connect offers a professional counselling service, within a Christian ethos, that is open to all, offering help and support to individuals, couples and families experiencing a range of problems and difficulties. Our aim is to provide this within a sustaining relationship in which people can be helped to find their own solutions.
Counsel for LIFE (Essex, London)
10 The Broadway, Woodford Green IG8 0HL
Tel: 020 8491 0222
Professional counselling by fully trained and experienced counsellors for individuals and couples. Time limited, solution focused or open-ended counselling available from male and female counsellors. Located less than 5 minutes walk from Woodford tube station (Central Line).
Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (Midlands, Warwickshire)
PO Box 2464, Coventry CV1 1ZA
Tel: 02476 277 772
CRASAC counsellors offer a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space for adults, children and young people aged from 5 years, who have experienced any form of rape or sexual violence at any time in their lives. Parents, carers, partners and supporters of survivors may also access counselling. We have a specially equipped therapy suite for the young with specialist female counsellors using talking, play and creative arts. We accept referrals from parents, carers, professional and young people themselves. Group therapy is also available.
Coventry University and University College (Midlands, Warwickshire)
Health and Wellbeing Services, 2nd Floor, The Hub, Coventry CV1 5QP
Tel: 024 7765 8029
We offer a free and confidential counselling service to all students at the University. Counsellors are professionally trained and experienced in dealing with a wide variety of emotional and psychological difficulties. Mental health advisors are also available, they specialise in supporting students experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties.
CPF Counselling Croydon (London, Surrey)
Kyle House, 4 Frith Road, Croydon CR0 1TA
Tel: 020 8760 0665
CPF offers psychodynamic long term, time limited and group counselling from its centre in the middle of Croydon. It is a charity and offers affordable counselling to clients, who self-refer to the service. CPF offers placements to counsellor and student counsellors.
Mental Health, The Basement, 66 New North Road, London N1 6TG
Tel: 0207 6135 944
We provide a range of health-related services offering a bilingual and culturally sensitive counselling to the Kurdish, Turkish, Turkish Cypriot and Eastern European Turkish immigrants, asylum seekers and refugees, whose understanding and expression of emotional distress is addressed within the context of their own background. We offer individual short-term (6 to 12 sessions) counselling for adults (aged 16+) in Turkish in North London. We also provide some group activities to enhance emotional wellbeing.
Derwent Rural Counselling Service (Derbyshire)
Newholme, Baslow Road, Bakewell DE45 1AD
Tel: 01629 812710
DRCS provides accessible, affordable, confidential counselling for individuals, couples or family groups of any age, for a wide range of issues. We currently serve the North Derbyshire Dales and Hope Valley. The Service is on a donation only basis to self-referring clients who live within this area. People outside the area are welcome to use the service for a fee. DRCS is partially supported by NHS/GP contracts and hope to become part of a Derbyshire IAPT programme in 2013.
Dialogue - YMCA Downslink Group (Surrey, Sussex)
Dialogue Therapeutic Counselling Services, Reed House, 47 Church Road, Hove BN3 2BE
Tel: 01273 222550
Established since 1995, we offer counselling and therapy in primary and secondary schools, special schools, academies, free schools, sixth form colleges, independent schools and in community settings, in Brighton and Hove, East and West Sussex and West Surrey.
Durham University (County Durham)
Palatine Centre, Stockholm Road, Durham DH1 3LE
Tel: 0191 334 2200
The Durham University Counselling Service offers a high standard of counselling for the University community who are finding that their difficulties are hard to manage, or are affecting their studies or work. We offer time-focused counselling from both Durham and Stockton campuses all year round, with evening sessions available in term-time. Same-day appointments available.
Enfield Counselling Service (Essex, Hertfordshire, London, Middlesex)
St Pauls Centre, 102a Church Street, Enfield, EN2 6AR
Tel: 020 8367 2333
ECS is a registered charity established for over 30 years, based in the heart of Enfield, where we have been offering counselling to those in need. ECS is a BACP accredited counselling service and subscribes to its Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions. ECS offers psychodynamic individual and couple counselling as well as CBT and provides a confidential and ethical clinical service. ECS also offers a high quality counselling training, which is BPC accredited.
Everyman Project (London)
1b Waterlow Road, Archway, London N19 5NJ
Tel: 0207 263 8884
The Everyman Project provides counselling for men who have issues with their violent and/or abusive behaviours. The Therapeutic Counselling Service offers a unique and innovative 30 week programme of individual face to face and groupwork counselling, as a comprehensive and innovative approach to helping men change their abusive behaviours. Through this period, partners and victims of men undertaking the counselling programme are also supported by the Everyman Projects Partner Support Service.
Faversham Counselling Service (Kent)
10 Gatefield Lane, Faversham ME13 8NX
Tel: 01795 591019
Established in 1993, FCS Talking Therapies offers a professional NHS IAPT counselling service as well as a private service for individuals and couples, seeking help with their personal and relationship needs. Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm (last appointment). Saturday 9am to 5pm.
GamCare (London, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Leeds)
London Treatment Service. 94 Saffron Hill, Farringdon, London EC1N 8XA
Tel: 020 7801 7000
GamCare offers integrative counselling, both short and longer term, as individual, group and also online counselling sessions for problem gamblers and those affected by problem gambling. We respect client's autonomy, especially with regards to gambling, and aim to develop our client's ability to be self-directing. The service is available to all sections of the community and our target group is increasingly diverse. We have additional outposts in Wood Green, Stratford and Lewisham. GamCare counselling services also available in Berkshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire and Leeds Centres.
Gloucestershire Counselling Service (GCS)
Alma House, 52-53 High Street, Shroud, GL5 1AP
Tel: 01453 766310
GCS provides a range of affordable counselling services for individual, couples, families and children and young people. We provide a counselling service to pupils in a number of local schools and also counselling for young people affected by separation and family breakdown. Under our EWS scheme we provide counselling contracts to organisations and companies for their employees and our Gamcare Counselling Service provides free counselling for up to 12 weeks for problem gamblers and those affected by gambling behaviour.
Hope House Children's Hospices (Cheshire, Shropshire)
Nant Lane, Morda, Oswestry SY10 9BX
Tel: 01691 672618
Hope House Children's Hospices - Hope House at Oswestry and Ty Gobaith at Conwy - provide care and support to life-limited children, young people and their families from Shropshire, Cheshire, North and Mid Wales. Our counselling service offers individual and couple counselling for children, young people, family members and others involved with the family. Bereavement counselling is also provided to the wider community who have lost someone close to them through illness or trauma. Telephone counselling also available.
Hospice in the Weald (Kent)
Counselling & Support Services, Maidstone Road, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells TN2 4TA
Tel: 01892 820525
Hospice in the Weald offers a specialist counselling service for hospice patients, their families and carers who are affected by life-limiting illness. The service provides counselling to adult patients, their family members and carers. We also provide a bereavement support service and bereavement counselling for adult family members and carers.
Hounslow Youth Counselling Service (London, Middlesex)
78 St. Johns Road, Isleworth TW7 6RU
Tel: 020 8568 1818
HYCS is a charity established in 1987 with the aim of relieving the suffering of young people aged 11 to 25 years old, who live, work or study in the London Borough of Hounslow, by offering a counselling service. The service is a free and confidential service with easy access for young people to refer themselves. HYCS provides humanistic counselling at the main centre in Isleworth and two outreach locations in HMP Feltham Young Offenders Institution and in seven local schools.
Kalmer Counselling Services (County Durham, Northumberland, Tyneside, Wearside)
Kalmer Counselling Therapy Centre, Kenton College, Drayton Road, NE3 3RU
Tel: 0191 241 6731
Kalmer Counselling provides a high quality, professional counselling service, for anyone aged 4 to 94, working with adults, young people, children, families and schools across the North East. We assist clients with a wide range of issues, giving them the space to explore their current situation and the impact this may have on them psychologically, physically and emotionally. We strive to provide all our clients with an elevated level of therapeutic care within a confidential and supportive environment.
Lancashire Women's Centres
25 Wellington Street, St Johns, Blackburn BB1 8AF
Tel: 01254 583032
Formerly the Women's Centre for Blackburn and District, we became the East Lancashire Women's Centre but are now simply Lancashire Women's Centres, providing a professional, accessible and confidential counselling service for women. A range of approaches including CBT, psychodynamic and person centred are available. As well as individual counselling, the service also offers couple counselling. Full details of other services are available on our website.
Leeds Beckett University (Yorkshire)
Student Wellbeing Centre, Priestley G13, Headingley Campus, Leeds LS6 3QS
Tel: 0113 812 8507
Free, confidential individual counselling available at City Campus and Headingley Campus for all students who are enrolled at the University. For further information please visit our website.
Lewis Psychology (Midlands, Staffordshire)
Deansgate, 62-70 Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4TH
Tel: 01902 827808
Lewis Psychology is an award winning ethical company and the only BACP accredited service for counselling and psychotherapy in Wolverhampton. Lewis Psychology provide a large range of expert counselling and psychotherapy services including CBT, EMDR, couple counselling, psychotherapy, MBCT and much more.
LIFE-FORCE (Essex, Suffolk)
3 East Hill, Colchester CO1 2QL
Tel: 01206 791 661
LIFE-FORCE offers a prompt professional confidential caring service for individuals, couples, children and families. Our large counselling team provides a wide range of approaches, fees and appointment times, which means we can suit the needs of each client.
Listening Ear (Merseyside)
St Nicholas Centre, 70 Church Road, Halewood, Liverpool L26 6LB
Tel: 0151 488 6648
Our service is for adults experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems. We offer a professional counselling service provided by trained counsellors, or counsellors in training, with person centred, psychodynamic, CBT and integrative approaches.
London Fire Brigade
Counselling and Wellbeing, 69 Euston Square, London NW1 1DH
Tel: 020 8555 1200 ext 35555
In-house provision for all employees of the London Fire Brigade offering a range of counselling services to promote resilience and psychological wellbeing, including interpersonal therapy, psychodynamic, CBT, and trauma-focused approaches including EDMR. Short to medium term counselling is provided for individuals or couples.
London School of Theology (Hertfordshire)
REMA Counselling Service, The Barn, 1 Watford House Lane, Watford WD17 1BJ
Tel: 01923 255197
REMA Counselling is confidential counselling service that offers a relational integrative model of counselling. Our ethos is to serve and help people in Watford and wider areas with a range of counselling needs including depression, bereavement and loss, stress, anxiety or relationship difficulties. We offer a free initial assessment and a sliding scale of fees to aid the accessibility of affordable counselling. We respect people’s right to make their own decisions in all aspects of life including faith and we are open to all people over the age of 18.
Marches Counselling Service (MCS) (Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire)
57 St Owen Street, Hereford HR1 2JQ
Tel: 01432 261493
We provide a professional, confidential counselling service with practitioners experienced in different settings, both NHS and voluntary. We see people with a wide range of problems, and offer different forms of counselling, both short term and long term, to match needs. This, and level of payment, is assessed at the first appointment with us. Our service is for adults over the age of 18. We can usually offer appointments outside of normal working hours, in the city and market towns.
Mid and North Essex Mind
272a Mersea Road, Colchester CO2 8QZ
Tel: 01206 764600
The Mid and North Essex Mind accredited counselling service supports people over the age of 18 presenting with a wide range of psychological or emotional problems, across the Colchester, Tendring and mid Essex area.
Mid-Sussex Counselling Centre
Powell House, 21 Keymer Road, Hassocks BN6 8AB
Tel: 01273 846835
Open-ended counselling for adults: self-referral, assessment interview offered, sliding scales of fees. Clinical training placements offered to student counsellors on counselling diploma courses.
Milton Keynes Youth Information Service (YIS) (Buckinghamshire)
Margaret Powell House, 401-407 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 3BN
Tel: 01908 604700
YIS is a registered charity offering free and confidential counselling to young people aged 11 to 21 who live or work in the Milton Keynes and surrounding areas.
Mind in Barnet (London)
55 Christchurch Avenue, London N12 0DG
Tel: 0208 343 5700
A short term (eight sessions) integrative and a long term psychodynamic (one year) counselling service available to residents of the London Borough of Barnet aged 18 or over. People living outside of the Borough who are registered with a Barnet CCG listed GP are also eligible as the service is subsidised by the Barnet CCG. Please see the Mind in Barnet website for details of how to access the service and the contribution.
Mind in Croydon (London, Surrey)
26 Pamisford Road, Purley CR8 2NE
Tel: 020 8763 2064
Mind in Croydon offers professional counselling on a one to one basis for 12 weeks. A minimum donation is required for each 50 minute session. We offer evening sessions on a Monday, Wednesday and Thursday with the last sessions at 8.00pm. These are useful for people who are working. We also run a counselling service for carers who live, work or attend education in Croydon, or who care for someone who lives, works or is in education in Croydon. We offer six one to one sessions plus groups on relevant topics. The carer counselling and workshops are free of charge.
Mind in Enfield (London)
275 Fore Street, London N9 0PD
Tel: 020 8887 1495
Mind in Enfield Counselling Service provides short-term counselling for adults suffering from mild to moderate depression and anxiety disorder, and are residents of the London Borough of Enfield or registered with an Enfield GP. Clients are asked for a donation towards counselling based on a scaling scale appropriate to their income and financial circumstances. Our counsellors work in the following modalities: integrative, humanistic, psychodynamic and CBT.
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest (London)
Main site: 8-10 Tudor Road, London E9 7SN
Tel: 020 8985 4239
We provide an innovative range of evidence-based services for people with experience of mental ill-health, promoting wellbeing, resilience and recovery. We offer a range of talking treatments and psychological therapies, including counselling suited to individual needs - we aim to provide a service that is culturally appropriate.
Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham (MiTHN) (London)
Open House, 13 Whitethorn Street, London E3 4DA
Tel: 020 7510 1081
We are a specialist mental health charity supporting local communities in Tower Hamlets and Newham. We offer free and confidential one to one counselling, bereavement counselling and psycho education groups across Tower Hamlets and Newham. Our counselling is delivered using a range of modalities to include person centred, transactional analysis, solution focused, psychodynamic, existential and integrative.
My Sisters Place (Teesside)
Domestic Violence and Abuse, 123 Borough Road, Middlesborough TS1 2AN
Tel: 01642 241864 or 01642 256036 (Counselling Team)
Offering free and confidential trauma informed counselling and therapeutic services to women aged 16 years and over, who have experienced or witnessed domestic violence or abuse. Therapy provision for: women currently in, who have recently left, or who are considering leaving an abusive relationship; women experiencing the impacts of historic abuse as adults, or adult survivors of childhood violence or abuse; female family members or friends who have been affected by domestic violence or abuse; and outreach therapy for disabled women in their own homes.
Northpoint Wellbeing Ltd (Yorkshire)
Leeds Bridge House, Hunslet Road, Leeds LS10 1JN
Tel: 0113 245 0303
Northpoint Wellbeing (formerly Leeds Counselling), is a charitable organisation, which provides therapeutic services for adults, children and young people, across the City of Leeds.
North Staffs MIND (Staffordshire)
83 Marsh Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5HN
Tel: 01782 262100
North Staffs Mind offers a professional and compassionate service to adults, children and young people in Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire working holistically to support people at their point of need. We offer training and supervision services and we welcome enquires from other professionals and the public about our services.
Nottingham Counselling Service (NCS)
Unit 5, Victoria Court, Kent Street, Nottingham NG1 3LZ
Tel: 0115 950 1743
At NCS we believe that good mental wellbeing should not be restricted to circumstance or background. We promote emotional health and wellbeing by offering inclusive and accessible counselling services at a cost that reflects the economic circumstances of the client.
Oakwood Psychology Services (Cheshire, Greater Manchester)
Oakwood House, 104 Kennerley Road, Davenport, Stockport SK2 6EY
Tel: 0161 456 6799
Oakwood Psychology Services is a not-for-profit social enterprise serving the South Manchester and Stockport area. We offer counselling to help young people and adults with a range of concerns. Services accessed by self-referral include face-to-face, online and telephone counselling, and wellbeing courses for self-esteem and positive lifestyle change. We also provide the Stockport NHS Community Eating Disorder Service for clients aged 16 and over by GP referral only.
Pattigift Therapy CIC (Midlands)
4th Floor, Coleridge Chambers, 177 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6RG
Tel: 0121 236 3551
Pattigift Therapy specialises in working with persons of African ancestry, helping to develop knowledge of self. Our approach is psychodynamic and integrative, founded on an African-centred psychological understanding - which is underpinned by the philosophy of Ubuntu.
Primrose Hospice (Worcestershire)
The Coppice Centre, Primrose Hospice, St Godwalds Road, Bromsgrove B60 3BW
Tel: 01527 889799
Primrose Hospice provides a high quality, specialist counselling service; its aim being to offer a confidential, ethical service to individuals, couples, children and families within a safe environment. The service is staffed by a team of qualified, experienced counsellors who are trained in a broad range of theoretical approaches. The service provides short and medium term counselling to adult patients who are affected by a life threatening illness, their carers and loved ones and to the bereaved.
PSS Counselling Service (Merseyside)
18 Seal Street, Liverpool L1 4BE
Tel: 0151 702 5555 Minicom 0151 702 5599
PSS currently provides counselling services for children and asylum seekers and refugees. We specialise in providing trained interpreters and offer bilingual interpreters wherever possible. PSS also offers a range of other social care and mental health projects across the UK - please visit the website for further details.
Quaggy Community Counselling Service (London)
Quaggy Development Trust, Quaggy Childrens Centre, Orchard Hill, Lewisham, London SE13 7QZ
Tel: 020 8465 9785
A low cost community counselling service offering up to 24 sessions of person centred counselling to adults (18+) in Greenwich and Lewisham borders. Our team is experienced in working with a wide range of issues and offers a professional and safe space to discuss whatever challenges you may be facing.
Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland
PO Box 1320, Newcastle upon Tyne NE99 5DX
Tel: 0191 222 0272
RCTN provides information, counselling and support for women over the age of 13 who have experienced sexual violence, including rape, sexual abuse and sexual assault. Our counselling practitioners are all women. RCTN consists of two Centres: Tyneside Rape Crisis Centre (TRCC) and Grace Northumberland Rape Crisis.
RASASC Cheshire and Merseyside
PO Box 35, Warrington WA1 1DW
Tel: 01925 221546
Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre, providing counselling to men, women and young people who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives. RASASC is a registered charity providing services throughout Cheshire and Merseyside. We aim to ensure accessibility for clients and deliver services in an outreach capacity within local community settings.
RASASC (Rape Crisis South London)
PO Box 383, Croydon, London CR9 2AW
Tel: 0208 683 3311
We provide counselling for women aged 14 and over who have experienced rape, sexual abuse or any sexual violence in their life. Our qualified counsellors have been specifically trained in understanding the impact and trauma of sexual violence. We work in a holistic way to empower women to make choices and explore their emotions, and have a women only space. Contracts are for one year after which clients have an option to join our therapeutic group for six months.
Relate Hull and East Yorkshire
1 Charlotte Street Mews, Hull HU1 3BP
Tel: 01482 329 621
Accredited counselling services offered in Hull, Goole and Bridlington include relationship counselling, psychosexual therapy and Relateen counselling for young people who are affected by their parents divorce or separation.
16 Navigation Business Village, Navigation Way, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston PR2 2YP
Tel: 01772 717597
Relate Lancashire offers over 8,000 hours of counselling per year to individuals, couples and families from across Lancashire. We have centres in Blackburn, Blackpool, Lancaster, Ormskirk and Rossendale, with our main centre in Preston. We have four BACP accredited services - Relationship Counselling, Sex Therapy, Young People's Service for 10 to 25 year olds, and Family Counselling. We also deliver Lancashire Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme, CAFCASS Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme, CAFCASS Seperated Parents Information Programme, IAPT couples counselling with depression.
83 Aylestone Road, Leicester LE2 7LL
Tel: 0116 254 3011
Relate Leicestershire offers: relationship counselling for couples and individuals; sex therapy for couples and individuals; family counselling; and children and young people's counselling. Our main office is in Leicester and we also offer counselling sessions in Ashby de la Zouche, Coalville, Hinckley, Loughborough, Lutterworth, Market Harborough and Melton Mowbray.
Relate London North East and North Essex
12a Bridge Close, Romford RM7 0UA
Tel: 01708 441722
Offers a wide variety of accredited counselling services including relationship counselling, sex therapy, youth counselling and family counselling. Counselling available for couples, individuals and family groups. Counselling available in Havering, Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, Waltham Forest, Haringey and Enfield Newham, Tower Hamlets and Hackney.
Relate Mid Thames and Bucks (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire)
2a Pebble Lane, Aylesbury HP20 2JH
Tel: 01296 427973 or 01296 625620
4 Marlow Road, Maidenhead SL6 2YR
Tel: 01628 625320
Relate MTB delivers accredited counselling services across the counties of Buckinghamshire and East Berkshire. Supporting couples, individuals and families to make their relationships work better through relationship counselling, sex therapy and family counselling. Telephone counselling is also available.
Renew Counselling (Essex, London)
Sadlers House, 2 Legg Street, Chelmsford CM1 1AH
Tel: 01245 269335
Renew Counselling (formerly WHCM) offers professional, accredited counselling service for children, young people, adults and couples at two locations - Chelmsford and Basildon. Low cost counselling, on a sliding scale, is available. Contracts are held with schools across East London and Essex for the provision of school counselling in primary, secondary, special schools and exclusion units. For information on training and other services provided by Renew Counselling, please visit the website.
Riverside Counselling Service (Oxfordshire)
Friends Meeting House, 45 Northfield End Road, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2JJ
Tel: 07879 381334
Riverside Counselling Service is a charity that provides professional, affordable counselling and psychotherapy for adults, and young people from the age of 12. We have been working in the Henley area for over 25 years and now have premises in Wallingford as well. Our highly trained counsellors see over 100 clients a week, offering short-term, time-limited or open-ended work. We have specialists in many fields, including child and adolescent psychotherapy.
Rochdale and District Mind (Lancashire)
The Wellbeing Centre, 3-11 Drake Street, Rochdale OL16 1RE
Tel: 01706 752358
We provide a range of psychological therapies, delivered by our volunteer counsellors and students in a fair, ethical and approachable manner. We can offer therapy in some languages, including Urdu and Bengali. Working with all cultures ensures a positive perception of Eastern and Western views on mental health and having such a vast amount of skills and abilities within the team means we are able to suit most needs in an ever changing community.
Rossendale Hospice (Lancashire)
New Cribden House, Rossendale PHCC, 161 Bacup Road, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 7PL
Tel: 01706 253633
Counselling for hospice patients, families and carers and local residents who are affected by cancer and other life-limiting illness. Services available for adults aged 18 and over. Pre and post bereavement counselling for adults, children and young people resident in the Rossendale valley. We have four accredited services: Counselling and Psychotherapy for Patients, Counselling Support for Families and Carers, Pre and Post Bereavement Counselling (for children, young people and adults), and Mindfulness Skills Groups.
Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL) (Surrey)
Egham Hill, Egham TW20 0EX
Tel: 01784 443 128
A free accredited counselling and support service available for registered students of Royal Holloway University of London only.
Runshaw College (Lancashire)
Langdale Road, Leyland PR25 3DQ
Tel: 01772 642 058
Student Services at Runshaw College includes an accredited counselling service offering one to one counselling sessions for all full and part-time students on all three sites.
Sarah Agnes Foundation (London)
c/o Hugh Cubitt Centre, 48 Collier Street, London N1 9QZ
Tel: 07932 253818
Sarah Agnes Foundation (SAF) is striving for the wellbeing of the family. It offers affordable counselling and to individuals, both children and adults, couples and the whole family. Anyone who is in need of SAF services is welcome. SAF is a mental health charity that supports individuals, couples and families throughout the lifespan from conception to elder. Our family hub model offers emotional support through an accessible counselling and psychotherapy service that runs on a donation basis.
Unit C, Metro Business Park, Clough Street, Hanley, Stoke on Trent ST1 4AF
Tel: 01782 433204
Specialist, confidential counselling and support service for survivors of, and anyone affected by, rape or sexual abuse. Other services provided at the centre are Staffordshire's independent sexual violence advisor, training and talks.
Service Six (Buckinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire)
15 Sassoon Mews, Wellingborough NN8 3LT
Tel: 01933 226602
Service Six is an award winning provider of specialist outcome based therapeutic support, aiding thousands of hard to reach children, young people and adults. Our range of therapeutic services offer one to one counselling for clients from the age of four years upwards.
Somerset Counselling Centre
Apsley House, Tower Street, Taunton TA1 4BH
Tel: 01823 337 049
We offer affordable short-term and long-term counselling for individual adults, young people aged 16 to 24, and relationship counselling for couples. We also provide counselling for employees of local organisations as part of their employee assistance programmes. Our main centre in Taunton operates Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm. Clients can also opt to be seen at one of our satellites in Bridgewater and Ilminster.
South Bucks Counselling (Buckinghamshire)
The Cottage behind The Hub, Easton Street, High Wycombe HP11 1NJ
Tel: 01494 440199
Professional, affordable, weekly, one-to-one counselling for adults suffering from depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, insecurity, relationship problems, bereavement, parenting issues and abuse. Qualified and experienced counsellors. Length of counselling tailored to individual needs. Open to clients from any geographical area. Self-referral or through GP recommendation. Accredited member of WPF therapy network of counselling agencies.
Springhill Hospice (Lancashire and Greater Manchester)
Broad Lane, Rochdale OL16 4PZ
Tel: 0170 664 9920
Springhill Hospice Counselling Service is an adult only service, providing counselling for people who are, or have been, affected by a life limiting illness. Bereavement counselling is also available to people living within Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton who have suffered bereavement, regardless of diagnosis or cause. The service is delivered by experienced, accredited counsellors. All counsellors are trained in the person-centred approach and their skill mix includes specialist training in bereavement, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and short solution focused therapy.
St Barnabas Counselling (Norfolk)
Derby Street, Norwich NR2 4PU
Tel: 01603 625222
We are an independent, professional charity offering individual, couples and employee assisted counselling at affordable rates. Our 25 qualified and experienced counsellors provide therapy tailored to individual needs and bring to the centre a wide range of approaches. We are an open organisation with no religious affiliations. You can expect to be treated with respect and without judgement in a warm and caring environment. Daytime, evening and weekend appointments are available.
Stockport Women's Centre (Cheshire)
39 Greek Street, Stockport SK3 8AX
Tel: 0161 355 4455
The Women’s Centre offers innovative and holistic support services and therapeutic treatments for women. We offer a range of services and activities, including a Counselling & Psychotherapy Service for women over the age of 18 who live in the Stockport area. We offer appointments from Monday to Fridays, with some evening appointments available.
Sunderland Community CAMHS (Tyne and Wear)
36 West Sunniside, Sunderland SR1 1BU
Tel: 0191 514 7007
The accredited Community CAMHS Counselling Service is provided at Community CAMHS bases in Southwick, Hendon and Washington. The service is staffed by qualified counsellors who provide therapy over an agreed period of time for children and young people aged 5 to 18 years, who are reacting to changes in their lives. Common themes are issues with relationships, bullying, loss and traumatic events. Information also available at www.sunderlandcommunitycamhs.nhs.uk.
Sunderland Counselling Service (Tyne and Wear)
51 John Street, Sunderland SR1 1QN
Tel: 0191 514 7007
Our aim is to improve the mental health and emotional wellbeing of people living, working or studying in Sunderland and the north of England, through provision of accessible and appropriate counselling and support services. We provide a range of counselling services for adults aged over 18, as well as specific projects including Counselling for Adult Survivors of Sexual Violence and Abuse, and a Macmillan Counselling Service. Our Community CAMHS Counselling service for young people is also BACP accredited.
Sussex Community Counselling
Denton Island Community Centre, Denton Island, Newhaven BN9 9BA
Tel: 01273 519108
We offer low-cost, short-term counselling in Newhaven, Lewes, Hailsham and Eastbourne for anyone aged 16 years and over. Our professional team work with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety and trauma. We offer placements to students on BACP accredited courses. As part of a larger organisation, we have access to other services. Please visit our website or contact us to find out more about what we do.
Sutton Counselling (London, Surrey)
21A Cheam Road, Sutton SM1 1SN
Tel: 020 8661 7869
Sutton Counselling offers long and short-term psychodynamically orientated counselling to individuals. We work with clients suffering a wide range of difficulties including depression, anxiety, bereavement and relationship issues. We have a limited number of supported places for refugees. We encourage referrals from health and social welfare agencies and others, but we prefer prospective clients to contact us themselves.
Teens in Crisis (TIC+) (Gloucestershire)
Office 71, 4th Floor, Building 8, Vantage Point Business Village, Mitcheldean GL17 0DD
Tel: 01594 372777
We offer free access counselling to children and young people aged 9 to 21 across Gloucestershire. We are able to offer both face to face and online (text chat) counselling and also have a small family team. We provide a school counselling service and have a counsellor in 10 schools but the majority of our work is peripatetic; seeing young people in their schools or in venues close to where they live.
The Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) (Dorset)
Student Services, 7 Fern Barrow, Wallisdown, Poole BH12 5HH
Tel: 01202 533011
AUB provides a counselling service for all students studying at the University, accessible on campus at Student Services.
The Change Portfolio, trading as The Change Project (Essex)
Counselling at the Change Project, 11 A/B Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1SY
Tel: 01245 258 680
The Change Portfolio trades as ‘The Change Project’. Our aim is to promote personal wellbeing through enabling people to have healthy relationships in families, between individuals and in the community. We are committed to preventing conflict in relationships, whatever form it takes. We do this through a range of services including counselling for couples, individuals, families, children and young people and domestic violence prevention services.
The CLD Trust (Herefordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire)
Hereford House, 3, Offa Street, Hereford HR1 2LL
Tel: 01432 269245
We offer counselling, learning and development services for young people and adults who are faced with mental and emotional health problems. We offer a range of therapeutic approaches and assessment, strong safeguarding practice and operate from a number of locations, including schools, GP surgeries, hospitals and community settings, ensuring clients can easily access the service at times to suit them. Our counsellors are recruited for their previous child development or other relevant experience in addition to their counselling experience.
The Counselling and Family Centre (Cheshire, Greater Manchester)
40 Mayors Road, Altrincham WA15 9RP
Tel: 0161 941 7754
Counselling for children and young people from 5 years upwards, adult individuals, couples and families. Additionally, support for those affected by trauma, for family members affected by a loved one's addiction and for parents affected by pregnancy and birth issues. For those on low income, all services are free. All appointments are available on a self-referral basis, in a range of languages and in a number of locations. Please see our website for further information.
The Counselling Centre (TCC) (Kent, Sussex)
Richmond Terrace, 49 London Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1DT
Tel: 01892 548750
For 25 years, TCC has been offering affordable psychodynamic counselling in the West Kent and East Sussex area, to clients who can self-refer. Individual counselling sessions, either open-ended or time-limited, are offered on a sliding scale of fees. Couple counselling and EAP services are also available. Please visit the website for further details.
The Counselling Foundation (Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire)
1 College Yard, Lower Dagnall Street, St Albans AL3 4PA
Tel: 01727 868585
We offer many varieties of affordable counselling, specialising in a psychodynamic service with weekly sessions for as long as you need them. We also deliver short term counselling work for NHS referrals and staff of local organisations. We have centres in Bedford, Broxbourne, Luton, St Albans, Stevenage and Ware.
The Counselling Partnership (Surrey)
2 The Quintet, Churchfield Road, Walton on Thames KT12 2TZ
Tel: 01932 244070
The Counselling Partnership is a charity. We offer low cost and affordable counselling for up to one year. Self referral, by GP or other health professional. Locations in Walton on Thames, Cobham, Woking and Chertsey.
The Dove Service (Cheshire, Merseyside, Midlands, Staffordshire)
The Dudson Centre, Hope Street, Stoke on Trent ST1 5DD
Tel: 01782 683155
We provide a high quality professional counselling and support service offered in a confidential and safe setting, for those affected by bereavement, life-changing illness and other significant losses. Provision of training and awareness workshops in loss and grief, bereavement and other related topics are also available.
The Maya Centre (London)
Unit 8, 9-15 Elthorne Road, London N11 4AJ
Tel: 020 7281 8970
The Maya Centre is a women only space, offering free psychodynamic counselling to women on benefit level incomes. Our specialism is working with women who have experienced trauma, gender based violence and mental health issues. Our service is provided by experienced and accredited counsellors. We offer different lengths of counselling according to the needs of the client and, where appropriate, complementary therapies as part of a holistic support and recovery package. We also offer counselling in several languages.
The Norwich Centre for Personal, Professional and Spiritual Development (Norfolk)
7 Earlham Road, Norwich NR2 3RA
Tel: 01603 617709
The Norwich Centre offers an accredited counselling service. Fees are negotiable in cases of financial difficulty but there is a minimum fee of £25 for evening appointments from 6pm.
The What Centre (Midlands)
23 Coventry Street, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP
Tel: 01384 379992
An accredited counselling service for young people aged 13 to 25.
Thurrock Mind (Essex)
152 Bridge Road, Grays RM17 6DB
Tel: 01375 391411
Thurrock Mind is a registered charity and has been offering services within the community for over 30 years. Our counselling project offers a professional and confidential counselling service for adults experiencing emotional and mental distress. This can include anxiety, low self-esteem, depression, bereavement and relationship difficulties. We have a vast range of counsellors who adopt a number of different therapeutic approaches. We offer daytime, evening and Saturday appointments.
Time to Talk West Berkshire
Broadway House, 4-8 The Broadway, Newbury RG14 1BA
Tel: 01635 760331
We offer individual counselling for young people aged 11 to 25, who live, work, attend school or college, or are registered with a GP practice within West Berkshire.
TLC: Talk, Listen, Change
346 Chester Road, Manchester M16 9EZ
Tel: 0161 872 1100
TLC offers relationship counselling, sex therapy, young people counselling and family counselling in two centres, outposts and schools.
Transport for London
Occupational Health Counselling and Trauma Service, Townsend House, Greycoat Place, London SW1P 1BL
Tel: 0845 600 1776
This is an in-house workplace counselling service for employees and managers of the Transport for London group of companies. Specialist trauma counselling is provided for a range of issues including accidents, train suicide and workplace violence. Generic counselling is offered for stress, anxiety and depression.
United Churches Healing Ministry (UHCM) (Yorkshire)
The Elms, 78 New Street, Milnsbridge, Huddersfield HD3 4LD
Tel: 01484 461 098
Offering affordable long and short term professional counselling for individuals over 16 years of age. Cost dependent on client's ability to pay. Open to all members of the community regardless of gender, race, religion or disability.
University of Birmingham (Midlands)
Counselling and Wellbeing Service, Aston Webb Student Hub, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
Tel: 0121 414 5130
Website: www.birmingham.ac.uk www.intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/counselling
We offer free, short-term, confidential counselling to any student registered at the University of Birmingham. We provide a professional, friendly and inclusive service with the aims of enabling students to be free enough of psychological distress to engage fruitfully with their academic studies and to deal with issues which are affecting their emotional wellbeing.
University of Bradford and Bradford College (Yorkshire)
The Counselling Service, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP
Tel: 01274 235750
The Counselling Service provides free and confidential counselling to all current students and staff at the University of Bradford and Bradford College. The service also runs groups, delivers training and provides advice and information for staff and students. For further information please visit our website.
University of Leeds (West Yorkshire)
Student Counselling Centre, 19 Clarendon Place, Leeds LS2 9JY
Tel: 0113 343 4107
Student Counselling and Wellbeing offers free, confidential individual counselling, groups and workshops to undergraduate and postgraduate students of the University of Leeds. An initial consultation supports students to articulate the current area of difficulty, identify helpful strategies and agree next steps. Counselling is usually short-term, and supplemented by web-based self-help and information including MP3 downloads.
University of Nottingham (Nottinghamshire)
University Counselling Service, The Orchards, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD
Tel: 0115 951 3695
Counselling services provided for students and staff, working or studying at the University
University of Salford (Greater Manchester, Lancashire)
Counselling and Wellbeing (Student), University House, University Road, Salford M5 4WT
Tel: 0161 295 0023 (Option 1)
Counselling for students enrolled at the University
University of Warwick (Midlands, Warwickshire)
Westwood House, Westwood Campus, Coventry CV4 8EE
Tel: 024 7352 3761
The accredited University Counselling Service provides a range of counselling services available to all students and staff registered with the University of Warwick. As well as individual face-to-face counselling, the CS also offers email counselling, group therapy, themed workshops and a variety of self-help resources.
University of Worcester
St Johns Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester WR2 6AJ
Tel: 01905 542832
We offer a free and confidential counselling service to all students at the University of Worcester. Our counsellors are professionally trained. They are experienced in dealing with a wide range of issues and respond flexibly to the needs of each individual client.
Wantage Counselling and Training Centre (Berkshire, Oxfordshire)
Orchard House, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BU
Tel: 01235 769744
Established in 1984, Wantage Counselling is a registered charity (1160889), which offers counselling to the communities of Oxfordshire, Berkshire and beyond. To make an appointment, ring the office between 09.15 and noon Monday to Thursday, or leave a message on the 24 hour answerphone. Office is manned 9.30 to 12.30 Monday to Friday.
Washington Mind (Tyne and Wear)
Life House, Grasmere Terrace, Columbia, Washington NE38 7LP
Tel: 0191 417 8043
Washington Mind is a local independent charity offering a range of mental health, wellbeing and training services to people in the local community. Our accredited counselling service covers Washington, Sunderland and the coalfield areas and offers counselling for adults and young people aged 11 plus. Our adult service provides counselling in GP surgeries and at our Washington Mind base. Our young people’s service provides counselling in schools across Washington and Sunderland, Pop Recs (Sunderland) and our Washington Mind base.
Wessex Counselling and Psychotherapy (Bath, Bristol, Somerset)
Fairfield House, King Street, Frome BA11 1BH
Tel: 01373 453355
We are a charity offering professional and affordable short and long term psychodynamic counselling in central Bristol, Frome and the surrounding area.
West London Centre for Counselling (WLCC)
3 Glenthorne Mews, 115A Glenthorne Road, London W6 0LJ
Tel: 020 8563 2159
Service for those living or working in the boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham. Short-term (12 sessions) work available and the service is provided free.
Wigan Family Welfare Counselling Service (Lancashire, Yorkshire)
St Catherines House, Catherine Terrace, Scholes, Wigan WN1 3JW
Tel: 01942 867888
Wigan Family Welfare est.1958 offers a range of counselling services for both adults and children. All counsellors are experienced and qualified. Although we do not charge for our counselling, you must fit our remit to gain access. Even though we are an association of churches, our counselling services do not promote a religious stance to therapy. We provide schools counselling, child bereavement counselling, anger counselling for adults and children, post and ante natal depression counselling. Please phone for a full range of services.
Wimbledon Guild Talking Therapies (London)
30-32 Worple Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 4EF
Tel: 020 8296 0030
Individual counselling and psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, family therapy and emotional support groups for anyone over the age of 18 who lives, works or studies in the London Borough of Merton. All clients pay on a sliding scale of fees.
Windsor and Maidenhead Youth and Community Counselling Service (Berkshire, Surrey)
Number 22 Counselling, 4 Marlow Road, Maidenhead SL6 7YR
Tel: 01628 636661
Our Number 22 Community Counselling Service provides counselling for adults and young people who live in the local and surrounding area with venues in Windsor, Maidenhead and Slough. We offer free and confidential counselling primarily to young people aged 12 to 25 and those who care for them, for as long as they need it. We also provide counselling to others within the community who are in need of support, as well as running outreach programmes in local schools, colleges and youth groups.
Woman's Trust (London)
PO Box 70420, London NW1W 7QL
Tel: 020 7034 0303
Woman's Trust is a support and mental health service for women affected by domestic violence. The consequences of domestic violence are many; they include depression, low self-esteem and a sense of powerlessness. Our accredited counselling service offers one-to-one listening and support by professionally trained female counsellors experienced in giving women the specialist support they need, with time and space to talk, in confidence, about how they are feeling, with another woman who knows about the impact of domestic violence.
Women's Counselling and Therapy Service (WCTS) (Yorkshire)
Portland House, 5 Portland Street, Leeds LS1 3DR
Tel: 0113 245 5725
Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service offers a free or low-cost counselling and psychotherapy service for Leeds women and girls aged 16+ on low incomes. Venues are in the city centre and in communities around Leeds.
Worthing Counselling Centre (Sussex)
Offington Park Methodist Church, South Farm Road, Worthing BN14 7TN
Tel: 01903 212275
Worthing Counselling Centre, established in 1983 as Offington Counselling Service, provides open-ended or time-limited counselling for individuals, couples and for young people aged 16 to 18 in Worthing and district. Our charitable aim is to provide counselling as widely as possible with a financially supported option for those unable to pay our standard fee. Our counselling model is integrative, including psychodynamic, humanistic and CBT. Placement with weekly supervision is available for student counsellors who have completed their first year of training.
WPF Therapy (London)
23 Magdalen Street, London SE1 2EN
Tel: 020 7378 2000
WPF - a safe place to talk - offers an accredited counselling service of high quality and affordable therapy. WPF Therapy is one of the largest third sector organisations providing talking therapies. More than 400 clients are seen every week at the London Bridge centre where WPF Therapy offers CBT, short-term psychodynamic therapy, DIT, longer term psychodynamic and psycho-analytic psychotherapy and group therapy.
WPH Counselling and Education Service (Midlands)
55 Upper Forster Street, Walsall WS4 2AB
Tel: 01922 649000
WPH provides two accredited counselling services for adults, and young people aged 11 to 16, who are living in the Walsall area. WPH Counselling offers a general counselling service for individuals, couples and families and a specialist counselling service for individuals with concerns related to pregnancy and associated issues. Our services are totally unbiased and are there to meet the needs of all, irrespective of age, gender, sexual orientation, creed, or ethnicity. Interpreters or BSL signers for non-English speakers or deaf users are available.
YCT (Young Concern Trust) (Essex, Hertfordshire, London)
YCT House, Maddox Road, Harlow CM20 3GA
Tel: 01279 414090
We offer counselling and a range of therapeutic services to 5 to 25 year olds, their families and those who work with them. This includes play therapy and theraplay, talking therapies, drama and art therapy, Forest School, group work and peer support training, plus supervision, training, consultancy and counselling for professionals. Our work is both community and education based (primary to university including all alternative education establishments), and free to access for all. YCT works across North and East London, West Essex and East and North Herts.
Young People’s Advisory Service Liverpool (YPAS) (Merseyside)
36 Bolton Street, Liverpool, L3 5LX
Tel: 0151 707 1025
YPAS is a Youth Information Advice and Counselling Service (YIACS). The YIACS model offers a ‘one stop shop’ for children and young people (CYP) and families. All services have been designed in consultation with CYP and we work with those aged 5 to 25 years. Our Systemic Family Therapy is open to all families in the Liverpool area and offers a way of talking together that supports family members to explore difficult thoughts and feelings safely.
Youthline Young People's Counselling (Berkshire)
The Lodge, Coopers Hill, Bagshot Road, Bracknell RG12 7QS
Tel: 01344 311200
Youthline provides a professional and confidential one to one free counselling service for young people between the ages of 12 and 25 within Bracknell Forest. There is also some counselling support available for the families of these young people. Youthline is accessible to young people who can refer themselves to the service or may be willingly referred by their families, schools, GPs or other agencies.
East Belfast Community Counselling Centre
The East Belfast Network Centre, 55 Templemore Avenue, Belfast BT5 4FP
Tel: 028 9046 0489
The charity is based in inner East Belfast and works with both adults and children providing counselling and other therapeutic services. We have several statutory contracts and also welcome self-referrals.
Holywood Family Trust
108 High Street, Holywood BT18 9HW
Tel: 028 9042 7842
Holywood Family Trust (HFT) Community Counselling offers individual counselling for adults of all ages (18+ years) residing in North Down, Ards and the Greater Belfast area. We provide counselling for a range of issues, including bereavement, relationships, anxiety, depression, abuse, suicide ideation, stress and self-esteem. Our service is free of charge and available to all, regardless of religion, class, political affiliation, gender, sexual orientation or disability
New Life Counselling
25 Ardoyne Road, Belfast BT14 7HX
Tel: 028 9039 1630
New Life Counselling offers individual, couples and family counselling for ages 5+. Specifically we provide counselling for adults, counselling for kids and youth (OKAY), counselling for looked after children (LAC) school counselling service, family and couples therapy, counselling for the deaf and hard of hearing, postvention for those impacted by suicide and a private counselling service - Emerge. Other services include counselling rooms rental, CPD and training for counsellors, clinical supervision service and group work.
119 University Street, Belfast BT7 1HP
Tel: 028 9032 6803
Nexus NI offers counselling and support for adults and young people aged from 8 years old and above, who are survivors of sexual abuse and victims of sexual violence, or who have experienced rape and sexual assault. We have over 30 years' experience in providing a professional counselling service, helping people to survive sexual violence. We offer counselling in 39 centres across Northern Ireland, within Counties Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone.
Trinity Community Counselling
Holy Trinity Services, 26 Norglen Gardens, Belfast BT11 8EL
Tel: 028 90 200 396
Trinity Counselling Service offers a professional counselling service for children, young people and adults. Counselling is provided to deal with a wide range of issues, including depression, anxiety, abuse, relationship issues, trauma and those at risk of, or affected by, suicide. The service also works with individuals impacted by the conflict in Northern Ireland.
WAVE Trauma Centre
5 Chichester Park South, Belfast BT15 5DW
Tel: 028 9077 9922
The overall aim of WAVE is to offer care and support to anyone bereaved, injured or traumatised through the civil unrest in Northern Ireland, irrespective of religious, cultural or political belief - the philosophy and ethos of the organisation is one of inclusiveness. WAVE Counselling offers therapeutic help to anyone aged from 6 years old and upwards.
Drugs, Alcohol and Psychotherapies Ltd (DAPL)
1-2 Parkdale Avenue, Leven, Fife KY8 5AQ
Tel: 01333 422277 Txt: 07800 605599
DAPL offers, free and confidential support, which includes an accredited counselling service, to adults, young people and families who are affected by their own or another's substance use and live within Fife.
Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project (KASP)
38-40 High Street, Kirkcaldy KY1 1LU
Tel: 01592 644217
KASP is a charity based in Kirkcaldy that offers counselling and support to adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Fife. We offer specific support in relation to mental health and domestic abuse. We provide training for statutory and voluntary agencies to raise awareness of the impact of trauma and abuse, and participate in a number of Fife-wide partnerships. We offer volunteering opportunities to counsellors in training, qualified counsellors, and charity trustees.
Simpson House Counselling
Simpson House, 52 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 3NS
Tel: 0131 225 6028 or 0131 225 1054
We provide a free and confidential counselling service for people affected by drug use living in Edinburgh and Lothians or HMP Edinburgh. We also provide supervision at a charge of £40 a session. We are open for enquiries and self referrals on Mondays and Wednesdays 9.15am to 8pm and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9.15am to 5pm. Also look for us on Twitter: @SimpsonH2020 and Facebook: Simpson House.
University of Edinburgh
Counselling Service, Third Floor, Main Library Building, George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LJ
Tel: 0131 6504 170
We provide a confidential short-term accredited counselling service to all matriculated students and staff at the University of Edinburgh.
Staff contact details:
Counselling, Health and Wellbeing Service, 50 Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT
Tel: 02920 874966
We provide a professional counselling service to students at Cardiff University, along with a wide range of workshops, courses and groups.
Denbighshire Independent Young Persons Counselling Service
County Hall, Wynnstay Road, Ruthin LL15 1YN
Tel: 01824 708064
The Denbighshire Independent Young Persons Counselling Service gives children and young people the opportunity to talk to a counsellor in a comfortable and safe environment about any issues they have.
Hope House Children's Hospices
Nant Lane, Morda, Oswestry SY10 9BX
Tel: 01691 6726218 or 01691 6726219
Hope House Children's Hospices - Hope House at Oswestry and Ty Gobaith at Conwy - provide care and support to life-limited children, young people and their families from Shropshire, Cheshire, North and Mid Wales. Our counselling service offers individual and couple counselling for children, young people, family members and others involved with the family. Bereavement counselling is also provided to the wider community who have lost someone close to them through illness or trauma. Telephone counselling also available.
Marches Counselling Service (MCS) (Monmouthshire)
57 St Owen Street, Hereford HR1 2JQ
Tel: 01432 261493
We provide a professional and confidential counselling service for people who feel that talking with a counsellor may help them manage difficult times in their lives. We can provide different forms of counselling which we match to need, whether that that be one to one, couple or group therapy. Dealing with a wide range of issues, our counselling can help people find a new way forward. For further information on our evidence based service, please see our website.