What we do One to one Counselling 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? 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.