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

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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

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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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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.