Living and feeling better can start with a simple step-connecting. Health Connections Mendip is provided by your Mendip GP practices to improve your health and wellbeing.
Counselling Directory lists counsellors and psychotherapists who are members of a recognised professional body or those who have sent us copies of their qualifications and insurance cover.
At Connect Counselling our team of experienced Counsellors provide services to people and families in and around our community. The service is open to adults from aged 18 upwards. We ask for a contribution to counselling cost per session which is negotiable. Connect Counselling can be accessed through our Street Level Programme or by contacting us directly.
Affordable, professional, person centred counselling agency in Frome for adults, young people and children. Focus Frome is an arm of Focus Bath.
Heads Up work with individuals affected by mental health issues and other difficulties, in order to help them towards recovery, greater well-being and quality of life. They offer a variety of courses, classes and therapies.
For more information give Heads Up a call, office times are Monday – Friday 9am-4pm.
Wells – Upper Breach, South Horrington, Wells, BA5 3QG
Kooth.com is a free, safe, confidential and non-stigmatised way for young people to receive counselling, advice and support on-line. Kooth delivers thousands of counselling sessions each year to young people aged 11-18. Available until 10pm each night, 365 days per year.
Somerset Partnership have produced self help information leaflets on a number of topics. See link below to their website where you can find their leaflets on topics such as anxiety, anger, depression, low mood, eating disorders, OCD, panic, self harm, shyness and social anxiety and stress.
We offer a confidential place to come to talk through your worries. We give supportive help for those facing a crisis pregnancy, or needing post-abortion counselling or baby loss recovery support, or for pregnancy related issues. Please ring for an appointment. Please ring and leave a message, or send an email, and we’ll get back to you discretely to arrange an appointment.
Whatever you’re going through, call free any time, from any phone, on 116 123. They are there 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Samaritans are not just for moments of crisis, but for taking action to prevent the crisis.
Branch visits are suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.
*Covid-19 update – currently offering phone and some face-to-face counselling*
The Sweet Track Counselling Agency is a low-cost counselling service based in Glastonbury town centre. It offers an opportunity to benefit from counselling if you are on a low income or face a long wait for other services. Counselling is available for both adults and young people.
The counselling is provided by student counsellors working towards a nationally recognised counselling diploma. Students are supervised by a fully qualified counsellor All students are members of the BACP or another professional body and hold insurance for their work.
Talking Therapies offer a wide range of treatments for adults 18 years of age and over who are registered with a GP surgery in the Somerset area. Talking Therapies is for people experiencing mild to moderate depression, general anxiety and worry, panic attacks, social anxiety, traumatic memories , obsessive compulsive disorder and adjustment to living with a long term physical health condition. If you are 18 years or over and registered at a GP surgery in Somerset, there are a number of ways you can refer yourself to Talking Therapies: visit the their website or call for more information.
Due to the pandemic services are being provided over the telephone and skype.
The Nelson Trust Support people with multiple and complex needs whose lives have been impacted by addiction or are in contact with the criminal justice system.
They accept referrals from any professional or women may refer themselves. Every woman is offered a detailed individual assessment of their needs across “pathways” such as mental health, family and relationships, addiction issues, domestic abuse. Each client has their own Keyworker who works with them to co-create a support plan to address their needs.
COVID-19 Update: Please note due to current coronavirus restrictions this service may be affected. Please check with the service provider.
We Hear You (WHY) provide a range of services including free, professional counselling for anyone impacted by cancer or a life-threatening condition, including Covid-19. The service is available to children, young people and adults across Mendip, Somerset and Wiltshire.
We Hear You (WHY) also run Walk and Talks, WHY Be Mindful courses, WHY Outdoors Nature Connections and The Coffee Connection in Frome.
For more information please visit their website below.
*Covid update, Currently offering online counselling and psychotherapy*
Professional and affordable counselling to people around Frome, Bath, Bristol and Street. We acknowledge that some people can not afford to pay our fees and we maintain a bursary fund for clients in hardship to access limited counselling at subsidised rates.
YOU-TH SPACE is a FREE and friendly counselling service in Frome for 15 to 18 year olds.
Angry, scared, anxious? Problems with friends, family, school, being bullied, or feel different to others? These are just some of the things you could contact them about.
You can text or call the number below or use the contact form on the website if you prefer.
Covid Pandemic update- 1-2-1 meetings are now over the phone or video call. Virtual Hubs are available on Young Somerset Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram accounts. Youth workers are available at various time for ‘Fancy a Chat’ with full timetable here https://www.youngsomerset.org.uk/the-hubs
Young Somerset is the largest youth work charity in Somerset. They employ Wellbeing Practitioners that offer low-level mental health support, through cognitive behavioural therapies (CBT), to young people in Somerset.