We offer a free service as well as a private counselling service, both are for people aged 18 and over.

Counselling is talking therapy where someone qualified can work with you for a short or long time (depending on what you need), will listen to you and help you make changes or improve your wellbeing. Wellbeing is about being comfortable, healthy and happy.

Usually people choose to have therapy because they are having difficulties in their lives and feeling distressed. Sometimes even where people have the most helpful family and friends, they can find it hard to explain why they may be feeling anxious and/or depressed. Or it may be easier to talk about personal, family, or relationship problems with a person who isn’t a friend or family member.

We have both male and female counsellors who are all fully qualified. They all have at least a diploma and are members of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). They also are either accredited by the BACP or are working towards their accreditation. This means they work to the high standards set by the BACP.

Therapy For You takes the referrals for our free service in North Essex and will decide whether it is the best treatment for you. Please take a look at our free counselling page for more information about Therapy For You and this service.