Why choose Onyx Support?
We understand how difficult it can be physically, emotionally and financially to seek counselling support. Nonetheless, taking this support will be a decision that is positive and life changing, benefiting you and those around you in many ways. We make the decision to seek counselling effortless and cost-effective, ensuring that we match you to a counsellor depending on your needs and preferences. This saves you time and reduces the risks when searching for a counsellor.
The name of Onyx Support, developed from the protection stone ‘Black Onyx’, meaning to ‘absorb and transform negative energy and help to prevent the drain of personal energy. Black Onyx aids the development of emotional and physical strength and stamina, especially when support is needed during times of fear, stress, confusion or grief’.
Our counsellors can support individuals suffering from emotional distress or experiencing poor mental health but also welcome individuals who seek minor support. All individuals are welcome to access the services provided by Onyx Support, regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, race, ethnicity, physical or mental health condition and religious beliefs.
You have the option and flexibility of method for your sessions, which you can change at any time. Types of counselling methods provided:
- Face-to-face (UK based)
- Video call (e.g. Skype, WhatsApp or Facetime)
- Group sessions/support groups
- Self-help courses
- Art and craft groups
We help individuals and communities develop through:
- Supporting individuals diagnosed with a mental health conditions to manage and reduce the symptoms faced.
- Encouraging holistic personal development
- Exploring spiritual development
- Helping individuals to overcome challenges to prevent the develop of mental health conditions.
- Promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in the community.
Specialist support can be provided for individuals with:
- A Physical and Mental Health Condition (E.g. Autism)
- Neuro-Developmental Disorders
- Addictions and Substance Misuse Problems
- Requirements for More Intensive Psychological Support
- Eating Disorders
- Involvement in the Criminal Justice System
- Survivors of all forms of abuse
- Chronic illnesses such as diabetes, fibromyalgia.
- Low Self-esteem and Self-confidence
- Couples who are experiencing relationship difficulties
- Anger Difficulties
- Lack of Self-Awareness
- Difficulties identifying toxic relationships
- And much more...
Counsellors are flexible in times and days to support you whilst you manage your own commitments. We offer late evening and weekend sessions if necessary.
The amount of sessions you wish to have is of your personal choice and you do not have to subscribe to an exact amount of sessions. However, individuals and couples usually benefit from at least two to three sessions.
We also offer workplace based workshops to support with mental health improvement of staff, to reduce absenteeism and improve staff morale.
Training, qualifications & experience
All of our counsellors are fully qualified and have extensive training in specialist areas. We have carefully checked for each individuals experience, professional membership, DBS and professional indemnity insurance. Counsellors at Onyx Support are consistently developing their knowledge and skills through regular independent research and partaking in CPD.
Our counsellors have qualifications/training certificates in the following areas:
- Spiritual Counselling
- Couple & Individual Counselling
- Family Counselling
- Therapeutic Play
- Support for Victims of Domestic Violence
- Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme
- Grief Counselling
- Work-related stress
- Mental health support
Member organisations *
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
National Counselling Society
The National Counselling Society
This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.
In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling we deal with
Individual Therapy (Children/Adults): £45 per 60 minute session
Couples Therapy: £65 per 90 minute session
Family Systemic therapy: £65 per 90 minute session
Parent Support Session: £45 per 50 minute session
Telephone or Video Call - 10% off.
For training, support groups, self-help courses and workshops, please contact for more information on costs or enquiries.
Concessions offered for
For key workers and individuals on a low income - 5% discount off sessions booked.
For multiple sessions booked - you will recieve 10% discount.