Frequently Asked Questions

Your Guide to Counselling!

What can I expect when I see a therapist?
• You won’t be judged
• You can be yourself
• You will be listened to
• You will learn new ways of dealing with difficult thoughts or feelings

 

Why might I come to counselling?

You can see a counsellor for lots of different
reasons including:
• Anxiety / Depression
• Isolation Issues
• Bereavement
• Relationship Issues
• Trauma
• Bullying

 

How can I access counselling?

If you would like to refer in to any of our community projects, please complete a referral form online, which you will find at www.newlifecounselling.net, under “Get Counselling”, or visit our office and collect a form.

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Please note that for any referrals received from regional areas, there is a need for clients to travel to our offices to attend counselling

How can I make a referral to Community Counselling?

Referrals can be made by professionals, family or young people can also refer themselves. You can make a referral online on this website, or print out a referral form and send it in to our offices.

What will happen after I make a referral?

 

For Children:

We will invite parent(s)/guardian in for an initial assessment. After this we will then arrange a regular weekly appointment with the child, who will work with the same therapist/counselor each week. After 6 weeks we will invite the parent(s) / guardian to a review, where we can review the progress of the work.

What will happen after I make a referral?

For Young People/Adults:

You will be invited in for an initial assessment. After this, we will then arrange a regular weekly appointment for you. This will be with the same therapist/counsellor each week. After 6 weeks we will review the progress of the work and make a decision with you about whether the work should be ongoing or work towards an ending.

How much does the service cost?

Services are offered to all clients free of charge. However, based on the costs of providing a high quality service with professionally accredited counsellors, we do encourage donations wherever possible. We welcome voluntary donations via accessible envelopes in our counselling centres or via the following methods  http://newlifecounselling.net/donations/

If you are unable to make a donation this does not exclude you from our counselling/therapy services.

An additional opportunity to engage with our services quickly and flexibly is also provided by the Emerge service, involving client payment of £40 per session http://newlifecounselling.net/emerge-private-counselling/