FAQs & downloads

What is counselling?

It is the chance to talk one-to-one with a counsellor, in confidence and in a safe environment.

They will listen in a non-judgemental way. They will not tell you what to do, but will help you explore the options open to you. All counsellors work within guidelines laid down by the BACP (British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists), or other similar professional bodies.

You will need to have an Assessment to determine if CLCC are able to best support you. If so, you will be offered an initial 12 sessions. Your sessions with a counsellor will be once a week for 50 minutes.

How much does it cost?

Crisis listening sessions and Assessments for counselling are free.

The amount you contribute for counselling sessions is agreed at your Assessment Session with the assessing counsellor and will be whatever you are able to reasonably afford per session, and the day/time of your appointments.  This negotiated charge will be fixed and payable each week. (A minimum payment is required).

In special cases of hardship, a special Fee Reduction/Waiver Request may be made. You need to tell your Assessing Counsellor who will give you the appropriate form if you wish to submit such a request. You will need to provide written evidence demonstrating your need for consideration by the Centre Coordinator.

How do I make an appointment?

Go to the 'Contact Us' menu option to find our contact telephone number and location details.

Centre opening hours are:  Monday 6-9pm and Wednesday 3-9pm.

Some Useful Documents (to download)

Current service leaflet:  leaflet (Word format)   or   leaflet (PDF format)

Current service poster:  poster (Word format)  or   poster (PDF Format)

Men's Initiative leaflet:  leaflet (PDF format)

Additional information