It’s great to be part of a family, but there can also be challenges too.

If your family is finding things difficult at the moment, you can talk to a counsellor about what’s going on.


Please Note: Due to a high volume of ongoing clients, we are currently not able to accept any new clients for Family Counselling. Please do feel free to check back incase our availability has changed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

What is Family Counselling?

Family Counselling gives your family a safe and confidential place to talk about things with someone who won’t take sides. There could be 2 or 10 of you, the premise is the same... everyone in one room, all being given the opportunity to talk through their issues and feelings.

Our Family Counsellors have specialist training in supporting all kinds of families with varying issues. They are qualified to support small and larger groups, ensuring a fair process where everyone's voice can be heard. The counsellor will facilitate an environment for everyone to discuss their issues, supporting them in finding ways to resolve conflict or move forward.

What sort of issues can Family Counselling help with?

  • Better communication between family members
  • Resolve differences and reduce arguments in sibling or parent relationships
  • Changes in family dynamics such as separation, new births, children moving out
  • Supporting each other through difficult times such as someone losing their job or financial difficulties
  • Bereavement or loss of someone
  • Grow stronger as a family unit to face upcoming challenges 

Why choose us?

We understand that choosing to attend counselling can be a big decision to make for your family to make, so finding the right service is key. We are incredibly experienced, professional and reliable, but if you want to know more about us, our ethos and our experience, please read below.

Why Us?


"92% improved relationships within the family unit"
- Our 2016 Client Feedback Report

What happens when you request an appointment?

The quickest way to book an appointment with us is through our online booking form.

A member of our team will then contact you within 2 working days, only at a time convenient for you, to offer you an initial appointment. They may have some questions which can tell us more about you and what you need.

1. Initial Consultation
You will be offered an initial appointment within 10 days of contacting us, to be seen by an experienced counsellor at one of our offices. This is a one-off appointment to learn more about you, your situation and your needs to enable us to offer you the right support.

2. Ongoing Sessions
Following your initial consultation, if you decide to have ongoing counselling with us, the reception team will be informed. We will look for an appointment to suit the requirements you provided and will contact you with an appointment to meet you requirements as soon as there is one available.

When will an ongoing appointment be available?

How soon you are able to have ongoing counselling with us will depend on a range of factors. The wider your availability in terms of days, times and locations, the sooner we will be able to book you in. However, if you have smaller windows of which you can attend, it may take longer to book you in.

If you are wanting to attend at a time which is fairly popular, you will be placed on a waiting list and contacted when the appointment becomes available.

We estimate that most clients work with us for between 4-6 sessions. Sometimes clients are finished sooner, however due to the nature of our work, we prioritise the emotional well being of our clients and provide them with additional sessions should they require them.

You can work with us for a short time or over the longer term. Our door is always open.


"100% improved attitude towards parents and siblings"
- Our 2016 Client Feedback Report

Cost of counselling

The average cost of a session is £50. However, we aim to support everybody who comes to us for help and can offer reduced rates if you’re unable to afford the full price. Read more about how our pricing structure works here.




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