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“I was listened to, taken seriously, allowed to see that what happened was not my fault, and I had nothing to be ashamed about.”
— Former counselling client

Counselling

Our specialist counselling service is for anyone aged 13 and above who lives in Sheffield.  We are a dedicated team, working hard to support anyone who has experienced rape or sexual abuse at any time, providing free, confidential and non-judgemental counselling support for people accessing our service.  

From your initial contact with our service and throughout your journey with us, we will listen, believe and support you to recover and move forward with your life.

Counselling appointments take place in our city centre location, in a confidential space that is warm and welcoming.

What is Counselling?

Counselling offers you the chance to be heard and to talk with someone about what has happened to you and how it is affecting you. You will not be judged or told what to do. You will be supported in being yourself, in making your own choices and supported to make changes in your life if that is what you want.

The relationship you build with your Counsellor is often an important part of the process, offering you a safe, respectful and non-judgemental space to speak openly about the issues you are facing.  You will not be forced to talk about anything you don’t wish to, however feelings and memories can be stirred up, which can be hard; your Counsellor will help you work through this to help you become more able to manage your feelings about the past, and feel more confident to carry on with your life.

Click here to read more on how to access counselling…

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