Counselling is a talking therapy. An opportunity for you to explore any worries or issues you have with someone who is trained to listen. This takes place is a safe, confidential space.
Talking through your issues in this way may offer a new perspective on something you may be stuck with. Your counsellor will offer warmth and acceptance and empathy to understand how things are for you.
This service is delivered by volunteer student counsellors undertaking a clinical placement to achieve their Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, under the supervision of a qualified counsellor.
You will be offered an initial appointment to discuss counselling with the service and then up to eight 50 minute counselling sessions.
The service is offered by the Wolseley Trust. This counselling service is for people with mild to moderate symptoms such as anxiety/depression. It is not suitable for people requiring longer term or in-depth clinical psychological support.
This counselling service is for adults aged 18+ referred by their GP, Social Prescribing Link Worker attached to the GP practice and is available to the Trust's area of benefit in PL2.
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12 Wellbeing Hubs will open across neighbourhoods over the next two years as part of an initiative designed to focus on prevention and make services easier to access in neighbourhoods.
Plymouth's Wellbeing Hubs have four main aims
We also work in partnership with a range of organisations in the city who can provide additional health and wellbeing support
The generic offer of every hub includes health advocacy, debt advice, mental health support, opportunities to volunteer, employment advice, signposting of local and citywide providers of health services.
The hubs are a key part of the city's One System, One Aim vision which looks to transform care by taking a different approach.