Counselling is for anyone going through a difficult time and would like to talk to someone who is understanding and listens to their problems or concerns, and helps to find solutions to them. We aim to provide a friendly, non-judgemental service. Issues discussed in counselling sessions will be kept confidential.
The counselling 4YP offers links with, and combines, all the elements of work that is carried out by the 4YP team. It is a confidential service for young people (who are ready for it) to enter one-to-one sessions focusing on difficult issues with a trained counsellor.
All Counsellors working within 4YP follow the code of good practice of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) or the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP).
The counselling covers areas as wide as:
Short-term, solution focused counselling offers the chance for the young person to:
Young people who have low self esteem, lack of confidence or who feel lonely, shy or confused may benefit from talking to an outside objective person who isn't involved in a family, school or work way.