Into The Light

Into The Light



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About us


Into the Light is a London based not for profit project (all profits are reinvested for our users) founded in 1993 for men and women who have experienced child sexual abuse and for those that support them. We are a Registered Community Interest Company (Company No 8738759). We work in Association with The Lifecentre ( A National Counselling and Support Service for Rape and Sexual Abuse Survivors. Lifecentre is a registered charity an Organizational Member of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and a full Member of The Survivors Trust.

We also can offer support and help to people who are experiencing other difficulties and relationships issues.

Our philosophy is that change and healing from child sexual abuse come by:

  • Giving Information

  • Breaking Isolation

  • Sharing Experience

We can offer you several services:

One to One Counselling
We offer one to one counselling for men and women who have been sexually abused in a safe and confidential environment by professional counsellors. Our counsellors have specialist training and knowledge of the impact sexual abuse has on lives and relationships. We also offer counselling to those who are supporting men and women who have experienced Sexual Abuse – for example partners or friends. Our counsellors are available:

  • Face to Face in London, Surrey or Brighton

  • By telephone throughout the UK

  • By Skype throughout the UK

  • Email throughout the UK

The Into The Light Ten Week Course For Survivors

We offer a ten week counselling and educational course which is topic based and information giving but with plenty of time for sharing experiences and feelings. During the course we focus on different aspects of the impact of sexual abuse on us as adults. We look at how it affects our self image, our relationships, ways out of negative cycles of behaviour and ideas for moving forward to gain better relationships and new hope for the future. The course is facilitated by a Professional Counsellor and is underpinned with a therapeutic approach.

You can access this course in three ways:

Group sessions are held weekly for one and a half hours. Each group has 6-8 members.

This course is available for women in London, Surrey and Brighton.

One To One:
We also provide the course on a one to one basis for women and men. Counsellors are available in London, Surrey and Brighton area.

If through distance or another reason you are not able to access our services we offer this course via Skype for women and men.

We also offer:


On some of the main issues surrounding sexual abuse for men and women survivors and also for partners, support workers and counsellors that support them.

Seminars and Training

For community groups, counselling services and organizations on the issues surrounding supporting survivors of child sexual abuse.

A Website

Which provides information and resources for people who have experienced sexual abuse and those that support them (

We offer all our services at very reasonable rates depending on your income.

Training, qualifications & experience

All our counsellors are professionally trained to Diploma standard and beyond and Members of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists and abide by their ethics. They all have their own personal insurance, Supervision and are individually totally responsible for their clients in every way – that means you can talk to them directly about any questions or concerns you may have.

Our project has been running for twenty years and we have helped hundreds of people.

We have had some very good feedback including:

The Counsellor was amazing… I could not have done my journey without her”

The group helped me put in place strategies of self care for the first time.”

The course was pivotal in my journey of recovery from sexual abuse.”

Member organisations *

* We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.


We offer all our services at very reasonable rates depending on your income.

Maps & Directions

Fulham, SW6
Brighton, BN1 3AG

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


We offer sessions during the day and evenings.

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