Counselling

We do not have access to NHS funded counselling services at present. However the organisations below can often offer either free or low cost services. If you are working you may find that counselling is offered through your occupational health department.

If you are UWE student, counselling and psychological services may be accessed through university, to access please follow this link: https://www.uwe.ac.uk/life/health-and-wellbeing/get-wellbeing-support/counselling

AVON COUNSELLING & PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICE
http://www.acps-bristol.org.uk
Some low cost places available for those on benefits or low income. Based in central Bristol.
01179304447
THE BRIDGE FOUNDATION
http://www.bridgefoundation.org.uk
Psychotherapy and counselling sessions, cost depending upon household income. Also offering child psychotherapy and family work
01179424510
BRISTOL DOMESTIC ABUSE HELPLINE
https://www.bristol.gov.uk/crime-emergencies/abuse-violence
08006949999
RAPE CRISIS ENGLAND AND WALES
http://rapecrisis.org.uk
for women and girls who have been raped or sexually abused
08088029999
CRUSE BEREAVEMENT CARE
http://www.cruse.org.uk/Bristol
Free service for those affected by feelings of loss and grief after someone dies.
01179264045
THE HARBOUR
https://the-harbour.org.uk
Free counselling and psychotherapy for people affected by a life-threatening illness,or those close to them. Based in central Bristol.
01179259348
KINERGY
http://www.kinergy.org.uk
Offers free counselling for adult survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
01179087712
OFF THE RECORD
http://www.otrbristol.co.uk
Free counselling, support and information for young people aged between 11-25 years.
08088089120
RELATE
http://www.relate-avon.org.uk
Relationship / family counselling and sex therapy.
01179428444
SAMARITANS
http://www.samaritans.org
24 hour emotional support for those who feel distressed, despairing or suicidal.
01179831000
VICTIM SUPPORT
http://www.victimsupport.org.uk
for victims and witnesses of crime
08081689111
WOMANKIND
http://www.womankindbristol.org.uk
Provides women in the Bristol area with free and affordable counselling, psychotherapy and on-going support.
08454582914

For more information about counselling please visit NHS website:
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/counselling/

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