AAAC Counselling

AAAC Counselling

Administration Office
Whatlington Road
East Sussex
TN33 0ND

01424 775 184 / 07804411315

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About us

AAAC provides Individual Counselling to Adults (18+), Male and Female, who have experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse and other forms of Childhood Abuse.

We provide NHS funded short term solution focused therapy for Adults registered with a GP in Hastings, Rother, Bexhill, and St.Leonards. To access the NHS service referrals are only accepted from GP's, Mental Health Services and other Community Support Services.

We do provide a private fee-paying service to Adults who have experienced Abuse and Trauma in Childhood. The length of the therapy will be agreed between you and your therapist at the assessment.

Self-referrals are accepted by contacting us directly or completing the referral form on our website.

Therapists work from various settings within the community, which includes, Hastings Old Town, GP surgeries in Hastings/St Leonards, Bexhill Health Centre, Battle area and recently we have begun offering sessions near Rye.

Please note our therapy rooms in Hastings Old Town do not have disabled access.

Please note we do not offer Home Visits or Telephone Counselling.

We offer a Therapeutic Support Service for clients on our waiting list who would like or need help whilst waiting for their therapy. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Therapists at AAAC have undertaken a minimum of 3 years training to Diploma level. They are all specialised and experienced in issues of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse & Trauma. In addition.  The service may at times offer placements to carefully selected students in their final year of training.

All Therapists

• Adhere to the BACP 'Ethical Framework,' click the link to find out more
• Hold Professional Insurance for all aspects of their work
• Are DBS Certified
• Attend Monthly Supervision as per BACP requirements with a qualified Supervisor
• Undertake a minimum of 30 hours Continued Professional Development Training Annually

Therapeutic Support Workers

  • Are qualified to L3 in their therapeutic counsellor training
  • Have undertaken specialised training 'working with Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse'
  • Adhere to BACP 'Ethical Framework'
  • Hold Student status Professional Insurance
  • Are DBS Certified
  • Attend Monthly Supervision
  • Are 'Counsellors in Training - Diploma Level'

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Under the NHS contract with Hastings & Rother Clinical Commissioning Group, we provide up to 10 sessions to each client free of charge

Private Therapy Fees depends on individual therapists fees and will range from £35.00 - £50.00 per weekly session, with the Assessment Fee being £60.00

Further information

AAAC now has a Therapeutic Support Service for clients both on our waiting list who would like or need help whilst waiting for their Individual sessions to start, or for individuals that feel they would like support whilst deciding on their way forward.

Maps & Directions

Battle, TN33 0ND

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes

Our therapy rooms in Hastings Old Town are not suitable for disabled access, however we do use other venues that have access


Monday - Saturday at various times between 9am and 6pm

Types of client

Older adults

Supervision & training

Philosophy of Supervision - Deborah Cullen - Clinical Lead, Therapist & Supervisor .

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