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Bedford Open Door is a BACP Accredited Service www.bacp.co.uk
Counselling is a chance for you to talk through ANYTHING that may be worrying you. This may be something that has been on your mind for a while or that has come up recently. Counselling will give you time to explore your feelings so that you can be helped to find a way of working through these difficulties and problems.
WHO WILL I SEE?
THE COUNSELLING PROCESS
YOU CALL US TO REGISTER
2-3 weeks until
Up to 12 sessions maybe offered initially
END OF COUNSELLING
You and your
counsellor regularly review how you are getting on.
Distress through bereavement or loss
Lack of confidence and social skills
Confusion over sexuality or gender identity
Problems with family and other relationships
Thoughts about harming yourself
Difficulties with drug or alcohol abuse
Loneliness, anxiety and depression
. A professionally trained counsellor
. After your first appointment you will see the same counsellor each week
Counselling is often confused with other types of helping relationships. People sometimes believe that they will receive advice and be told what to do by their counsellor, but the overall aim of counselling is to provide a chance for you to work towards living in a happier way and to help you find your strengths.
Just a feeling that things could be better
This is a chance for you to chat with a counsellor and see how you feel about counselling.
if you decide to go ahead then as soon as possible you will be allocated a counsellor.