Counselling Service (Oldbury and Smethwick)
This record is classed under Mental health.
|Service Provider Name||Counselling Service (Oldbury and Smethwick)|
|Service||Support to people with a variety of emotional difficulties|
|Address2||Edward Street Community Team Base|
|Post Code||B70 8NJ|
|Where do they provide service from?||Address as above|
|Expiry of services||Not applicable|
|Telephone||0121 612 6654|
|No email available|
|Area covered||Oldbury and Smethwick|
|Who is the service for?||People aged 18 and over registered with a GP in Sandwell|
|Referral route||They accept referrals from health care professionals and self referrals|
|Specific ethnic group?||The service is for anyone but they also offer specialist services for South Asian and African-Caribbean clients who wish to talk with a worker who has specialist cultural and language skills.|
|Summary of services||The service can help people with a range of issues. These include: |
Self-image and identity issues
Trauma (though not post-traumatic stress disorder)
Coping with injury or illness
Loss of employment, health, a relationship, and so on
Mild to moderate depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and anger problems
Family issues and sexual relationship issues.
Counselling gives someone a safe space to discuss and explore their concerns and feelings. This can help someone begin to understand their difficulties better and work towards resolving some of them.
Sessions are 45 minutes to one hour long. They usually take place at the same time each week, for an average of six weeks. Sessions are confidential and take place in a GP setting or in other community venues.
|Time details||Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4pm|
|Total capacity of service||Not applicable|
|CQC website link||http://www.cqc.org.uk/directory/TAJ|
|Sandwell Approved List||Not applicable|
|Disclaimer||Inclusion in this directory does not imply that Sandwell Council endorses the organisations and no responsibility is assumed for the information in their entries or their services. For terms and disclaimer see below. Directory last updated October 2019.|