Counselling

Group counselling where people are sitting on chairs in a circle

Do you or someone you know have health problems which are causing concern? Impacting on your lifestyle and affecting your relationships with friends and family.

It may be helpful to talk to a trained counsellor.

 

Seeking help

Talking about your concerns may help you feel more in control of the situation.

Have you been referred for cardiac rehabilitation? You can discuss your health concerns with one of the nurses.

You can also speak to your GP. Who may be able to refer you to a counsellor via the NHS. The length of time it takes to access services near you, can vary depending on where you live. Find services available near you on the NHS website.

You can also contact the organisations below for details of approved therapists. However, there maybe a charge to see one. 

  • Counselling Directory The Counselling Directory provides a support network of UK counsellors and psychotherapists. With information on their training and experience. Areas of counselling, fees and contact details.

Other mental health organisations

The following organisations below can also provide help and support.

  • Samaritans - offers confidential emotional support for anyone who wants to talk to someone supportive and non-judgemental. Call the helpline (24 hours): 08457 90 90 90 or email Samaritans.
  • Anxiety UK helpline - To speak to someone about your anxiety call 08444 775774 (open 9.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday)
  • Relate - For relationship and family counselling and advice: in person, online and by phone. Call 0300 100 1234.
 

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