What is Counselling?
The Counselling service is open to people of any faith or none. Our philosophy is that everyone is individual and unique and subsequently we take a flexible approach to what we offer. We will work with you to improve the quality of your life and empower you.
There are three types of Counselling.
Individual – Available to adolescents and adults covering issues such as trauma, PTSD, PND, loss, anxiety bereavement, stress, depression, panic attacks, disability, physical illness, life crisis, relationship issues, addictions, career guidance, work issues and life styles.
Couples – Available to adults covering relationship issues.
Groups – Focused on coping with bereavement, loss and illness. Please check newsletter for availability and dates/times for these.
The Counselling Service is confidential
Who is the Counselling for?
The Parish Counselling Service is open to all. We can offer an appointment to anyone from the whole community.
How much does it cost? The initial session is free and lasts up to one hour. It is an opportunity for you to speak to the Counsellor and to ascertain whether Counselling is right for you. Should you decide to commit to Counselling there is normally a small fee per session depending on circumstances. The usual number of sessions offered is between 6 and 12. Additional sessions can be arranged if requested
How can I make an appointment? You can contact the Counselling Service by ringing 07985 186396, someone will be available to answer your call or you will be able to leave your details on a confidential answer phone. You will be contacted within 24 hours of leaving your message and if appropriate offered an appointment within 7 working days.