BRFT Counselling Service

BRFT Counselling Service

The Cornerstone
Norreys Avenue
RG40 1UE

We're unable to take further enquiries until 01-Aug-2020
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About us

BRFT Counselling Service is a NEW Agency which will be open to receive clients onto a waiting list from - 1st August 2020

Prospective Clients:

Clients are asked to register their interest via email and an Initial Assessment will be conducted by the Clinical Lead at a mutual time. However, it is important that clients are aware that BRFT Counselling Service will not up and running until January 2021 and a waiting list will be created to accommodate this.

Prospective Individual clients will be seen by a Volunteer Placement Counsellor for a minimum of 6 sessions and a maximum of 12 sessions with reviews at weeks four and eight. Additional sessions (up to 12) must be approved by either a Supervisor or the Clinical Manager. Duration of each counselling session is 50 minutes.

BRFT Counselling Service counsels clients with common mental health problems, relationship and family issues as well as stage of life issues. Clients are assessed by the Clinical Manager and will be matched with an appropriate trainee counsellor.

BRFT is an integrative therapeutic counselling service which offers counselling at a reduced fee to:

  • Adolescents (ages 16-17 years) with parental consent
  • Adult clients (18 years and over)

Prospective Volunteer Placement Counsellors:

Volunteer Placement Counsellors must be attending a two-year Diploma Training Programme which will qualify them for Practitioner Status. All prospective candidates will need to provide:

  • An Academic Reference
  • College and Agency Contract
  • Certificate of Competency
  • BACP Trainee Membership Certificate
  • Individual Indemnity Insurance Certificate
  • Proof of On-going Personal Therapy

What will Volunteer Placement Counsellors receive:

  • BRFT Counselling Service Handbook
  • Four Weeks Induction Training
  • Appropriate Clients
  • Supervision

Candidate Interviews will be conducted in:

  • November 2020
  • January 2021

Training, qualifications & experience

Clinical Manager and Coordinator is Fully Qualified with over 15 years Counselling Experience

Qualified and Experienced Supervisors

Volunteer Placement Counsellors (VPC) who are participating in a two-year counselling training programme which adheres to BACP Ethical Practice or a similar Accredited Counselling Association

Member organisations *


Accredited register membership

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

Photos & videos

  • Waiting Area
  • Lobby


Reduced fee to see Trainee Counsellors

  • Adult Clients - £30

Maps & Directions

Wokingham, RG40 1UE

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

Wheel chair Ramp and Lift


Day and Evening Appointments:

  • Tuesdays
  • Fridays
  • Saturdays

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme