Timeout Counselling

Timeout Counselling

Palmer Lane
Coventry
West Midlands
CV1

07936 525668

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Palmer Lane
Coventry
West Midlands
CV1

07936 525668

About me

Timeout Counselling offers person-centred counselling. This means that we don't try and tell you what's best for you. We don't tend to whip out worksheets and set homework but we are happy to work with you in a way that works for you! Based at a safe, secure location in central Coventry we aim to give you space to talk about things that are bothering you.

Our interests cover a wide spectrum, from depression, to anxiety, to stress and OCD, to general 'life issues'. We have a specialist interest in gender and sexual diversity, but our service offers counselling to all people, whether it involves issues around gender or sexuality, or not. You don't have to identify as anything under the LGBT banner, or want to talk about LGBT-related topics; you can talk about whatever it is you need to talk about.

We do consider that we have a specialism in LGBT topics; each of the counsellors working for Timeout have a history of living and/or working around various LGBT communities (including non-binary people), and whilst each of us does not claim to be an expert on each part of the community, we feel that we have a higher level of understanding and knowledge about many of the common (and more unusual) problems that LGBT people face than some other people do. We see people in a variety of more unusual relationship styles such as kink or poly-oriented and again, we feel that we are comfortable there. No matter what your relationship style, you are welcomed by us.

Training, qualifications & experience

Timeout counsellors are all either fully qualified or are undergoing a recognised supervised training qualification, and you are welcome to specify that you do not wish to see a trainee if you have concerns about that.

As an organisation, we are committed to ongoing training across all types of areas, even areas where we believe that we have a fair amount of pre-existing knowledge.Timeout counsellors and trainees either identify as LGBT or have had a variety of experience working with LGBT people because as our specialist area, we believe that this specifically is important for us. At Timeout we offer ongoing training throughout the year for all our counsellors

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Trans identities, both binary and non-binary
Power
Cultural identity
Stigma
Normativity and oppression
Kink
Ethical non-monogamy (including swinging and polyamorous relationships)

Fees

Fees are based on a sliding scale. The range is from £5, then rises through a suggested £10 per £10,000 earnt, but this is negotiable with your counsellor. We do at any point have a number of free spaces available, and if you would like to apply for one of these you would need to let us know this when you make contact, as we only have so many free spaces at any one point.

Further information

We also have one counsellor who is able to offer ecotherapy. This is essentially, counselling outside. Your counsellor will walk with you as you discuss topics on your mind. The counsellor has training in ecotherapy and is registered with an additional counselling body and has an ecotherapy supervisor in addition to BACP membership and a more 'traditional' supervisor.

Due to safety considerations, ecotherapy is only offered during daylight hours.

Maps & Directions

Coventry, CV1

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Daytime and evening appointments available

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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