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About us

RB Mind is a national Mental Health Charity and has been established in Both Rotherham and Barnsley towns since the 1970's.  We are the professionals to turn to for any Mental Health Issue.

The Counselling Service provided by RB Mind is able to offer counselling support to anyone who may be struggling and needing a non-judgmental, safe place to talk through any issue that may be effecting you and stopping you gaining the most out of your life.

If you need a space to be heard.....To explore ongoing issues, to help understand yourself and the feelings you have in relation any life issue or event then please give us a call.......We can help.

Training, qualifications & experience

Our counselling service is led by an experienced Counselling supervisor. Behind this is a team of highly skilled and experienced counsellors (both male and female) who are all trained in Person Centred Counselling, but who also intergrate other counselling theories to support clients. Including CBT techniques, Transactual Analysis, Gestalt Therapy to name but a few. 

Mind also Provides Anger Management

Our Children and Young Peoples mental health staff work within many schools in both Rotherham and Barnsley and can also offer one to one sessions and support from our offices to any young person needing help with any issues.

Our counsellors are all members of BACP and you can be assured the counsellor you see will have registration with BACP.

All our counsellors comply with the BACP Ethical Framework and complete a minimum of 30 hours of continued professional development each year.

Member organisations *


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.

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

EAP and employers most welcome. Please ring to discuss.

In both Rotherham an Barnsley we provide counselling services to a number of large local companies.


Additional information

We offer a free 30 minute assessment to ensure you are receiving the most appropriate support.

Our fees are then £210 for all our services. This covers the cost of 6 sessions of either Counselling and 4 sessions of Anger Management. Should you wish to purchase additional sessions, then these can be purchased in blocks of 3's @ £105.

We also offer bereavement support group workshops - Please ask about these services


Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm Late evenings Tuesday and Wednesday - Sessions available till 7pm

Further information

RB Mind is a registered charity. By opting to have your counselling with Mind you can have the confidence in knowing you are seeing a counsellor who have extensive experience.You will be seen in either of our bases in our designated counselling rooms, with administration support and safe waiting rooms. You will also be supporting the continuation of our services, thus supporting the wider community. Mind continues to offer invaluable support to the wider community with social groups and free counselling to the Barnsley council tax payer (although unfortunately there is a waiting list for this service).

Mind offers placements to many counsellors' who are in training, We have and continue to work offering placements to students studying in universities and colleges including but not limited to Leeds, Kirklees, Rotherham, Barnsley, Doncaster and Sheffield. You can be assured if you call RB Mind for your counselling you will be supported by a professional well regarded counselling service.

We are always happy to take referrals from employers who wish to support any member of their staff struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, bereavement or any other mental health condition.

R B Mind is able to offer training workshops to organisations both in house or at one of our offices. We specialise in delivering mental health first aid training, suicide awareness, drug & alcohol awareness training.
This is for up to 12 delegates from  £500 per day.

We also deliver: Bereavement support groups.  Stress and anxiety support groups ( 8 weeks of 1.5 hours of support for up to 10 employees ).

For employers we also deliver a specialist package training your staff to be Mental Health Champions and supporting then with this for 12 months.  (up to 8 delegates per time - Ring to discuss.

Please contact us for more information.

Rotherham & Barnsley Mind
Arcadia House
72-74 Market Street
South Yorkshire
S70 1SN

1-2 Highfield
Doncaster Road
South Yorkshire
S65 1DZ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

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Rotherham And Barnsley Mind

Rotherham And Barnsley Mind