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Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 4AF
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About us

Savana is a voluntary organisation and registered charity that offers free counselling, support and information to males and females from the age of 4yrs who have experienced or are affected by (including supporters and workers) any form of sexual violence whether recently or in the past. This includes but is not limited to; rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, childhood sexual abuse, domestic violence, genital mutilation, honour related violence, stalking, sexual exploitation and trafficking. Savana can provide a women only space on request.

Training, qualifications & experience

The service has been established since 1986 and are British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) registered and the counselling service is accredited.

We offer a safe place for victms of sexual violence to begin to deal with the feelings that the experience(s) have left them with. The support of our service is essential for many people in enabling them to talk for the first time about the issues surrounding the trauma of domestic/sexual violence.

Member organisations *

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

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Additional information

Free, time unlimited sessions

When we work

Open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday - 9am to 8pm. Wednesday and Friday - 9am to 5pm. Saturday - 9am to 2pm.

Savana, Unit C, Metro Business Park, Clough Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 4AF

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)