The aim of counselling is to improve your quality of life. Counselling can help you to change the way
you think in situations, to talk about things that have happened to you, to think about what you
want and how to make it happen, to reach a place of acceptance for those things that you cannot
change. We have counsellors trained to work with men and women from the age of 13 upwards.
What can you expect?
Your initial contact will be with the centres Clinical Lead, Rebecca McCann, she will arrange a free of
charge, no obligation telephone call with you so that you can ask any questions you may have, and
also so that she can match you with the counsellor best suited to your needs.
Sessions with your counsellor will last 50 minutes, and will be weekly at least to begin with. Your
counsellor is trained in a variety of psychotherapeutic methods in order to offer you totally
How can it help me?
We believe that the purpose of counselling is to improve your quality of life. Your counsellor will
listen to you with empathy and from a non-judgemental perspective. Counselling can provide a safe,
confidential * space for you to explore how you are feeling right now. You may chose to think about
the effect your past has had on how you think and behave in your present and you may choose to
focus on helpful coping strategies. Your counsellor will listen, guide and support you to improve your
quality of life.
*(Ethically if you tell us something that leads us to believe that someone is at risk of harm we may
need to speak with another professional)
What can counselling help me with?
Our counsellors are trained to work in a variety of areas. A few of these are:
Chronic pain or illness
Perinatal mental and emotional health
How can I arrange an initial telephone call?
Contact us on 01992 446725 or email us confidentially.