What is counselling?

  • Somewhere you can talk freely, and confidentially.
  • Is something you can do to help sort out issues that are bothering you.
  • Talk to someone who will listen to you without telling you what to do.
  • Help you think of new ways to deal with your problems and find solutions.

What sort of problems?

  • Relationships with friends, family, parents, partners.
  • Feeling down or upset.
  • Things that have happened in the past that are hard to cope with.
  • Self-esteem.
  • Health & sexual worries.
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Loss
  • And many more…

What to expect from counselling

  • You will be seen by a trained counsellor
  • Your session will be confidential as long as you are not at risk to yourself or others.
  • You will be given the opportunity to talk your problems through without judgement.
  • The counsellor will use counselling methods to suite your individual need.
  • The counsellor will be there to listen to you but not to tell you what to do.

How do I make a referral?

Counselling Referral Form

The one-to-one support and professional counselling that we offer is an integral and important part of the support provided to young people with emotional and mental health issues. Counselling helps a young person develop self-esteem, confidence and resilience in dealing with difficult issues, improves relationships within the family, with peers and other adults, improves their long-term educational attainment and career development and increases their positive contribution to the community.