Open Door Youth Counselling
British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited Service providing free and confidential, 1-1 counselling for children and young people aged 12-25, who live in Birmingham. These clients must be referred by their Birmingham GP.
Exciting new initiative - since 1st May 2016 we are now offering LOW COST counselling to anyone aged 26 and over. The model of therapy is Person Centred. This allows the client to explore their thoughts, feelings and life experiences with a trained Counsellor, in a safe, welcoming and professional environment.
Sessions last for 1 hour and are available for as long as the client needs.
Both day and evening appointments are available and take place at our premises in Edgbaston, Birmingham.
Training, qualifications & experience
All Counsellors are subject to DBS clearance.
They are recruited, selected and trained by the service and receive regular clinical supervision.
Our Counsellors undertake ongoing and regular continual professional development, including, Safeguarding Level 3, Domestic Violence and Safeguarding Adults.
Our Counsellors have a range of skills and knowledge, including a comprehensive knowledge of mental health, signs and symptoms and an understanding of the complexities of life for those experiencing such difficulties.
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Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling we deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
£20 per session (1 hour)
The Service is managed by Carmel Mullan-Hartley who has over 24 years experience in the voluntary sector as both a Clinician and Manager.
For any enquiries, or you would like to know a bit more about us please contact :
Carmel Mullan-Hartley (Head of Service) firstname.lastname@example.org
Sean Madden (Project Worker) email@example.com
0121 454 1116
Maps & Directions
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