Counselling in Birmingham

What is a counsellor?

In our lives, there are going to be occasions where we need additional help to learn to deal with or overcome situations. For this reason, many individuals seek help and advice from counsellors. Counsellors are individuals that work in a controlled, safe and confidential environment to offer their support services to individuals with difficulties or going through hard times, in order for them to change the way they are feeling.

NHS or private counselling?

There are many counselling services available in Birmingham. Counselling in Birmingham is both NHS funded and private and dependant upon the type of counselling you need, or the type of counsellor you wish to see. The waiting list for NHS patients at current seems to be a long period of time, however, when you have been referred, you will be told the amount of time you are expected to wait for your first appointment. Whereas private counselling sessions can get you in a lot sooner, and more than likely will be able to fit you in for your desired appointment.

Types of counselling

There are many different types of counselling and depending on what your circumstances are, will decide what type of counselling is best suited to you and your requirements. The different types of counselling include:

  • Addiction counselling
  • Anger management counselling
  • Anxiety and depression counselling
  • Grief and bereavement counselling
  • Child counselling
  • Domestic violence counselling
  • Eating disorder counselling
  • Low self confidence counselling
  • Relationship counselling
  • Low self esteem counselling
  • OCD counselling
  • PTSD counselling
  • Self-development counselling
  • Self-harm counselling
  • LGBTQ+ counselling
  • Stress counselling