Counselling involves exploring your thoughts, behaviours and emotions with the support of a qualified counsellor. We have listed some trusted resources below:
A website where you can search for national and local bereavement support services near you. They also offer free immediate access to a professional counsellor, who you can talk to via a ‘live-chat’ facility called GriefChat.
Provide information about the benefits of counselling, with a search facility within their website to locate counsellors local to you. Please note, most counsellors will charge a fee.
A directory of verified counsellors. Use the “find a counsellor near you” box to search for a counsellor. Please note, most counsellors will charge a fee.
Offers “Crusechat” where you can chat online with a trained counsellor.
A talking therapy service from the NHS, offering access to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), counselling, guided self-help and other therapies. You must be registered with a GP to access the service. You can be referred by a healthcare professional or you can self-refer via the IAPT website.
Provides free monthly support groups to loss parents on Zoom. Held the first Sunday of every month at 7.30pm. You can find further information about the groups here.
Offering face-to-face peer support and counselling to families following a miscarriage, a termination for medical reasons, a stillbirth or neonatal loss. The service can be accessed by completing an online form.
Please note, this service is only available to families who live within Redcar and Cleveland and Middlesbrough area.
Free, safe and anonymous mental wellbeing support for adults across the UK from UK based Healthcare professionals. Online messaging, forums, on-line chat facility and self-help tools.
Services include relationship counselling , family counselling, mediation, children and young people’s counselling. They provide friendly and informal workshops for people at important stages in their relationships with centres located across the UK.
Licensed counsellors provide face-to-face counselling or support by phone, email and Live Chat. The relationship help page offers practical tips, guides and videos.
Provide practical advice and support to families grieving the loss of a baby. Offering free counselling support service to parents who have lost a baby to stillbirth (from 24 weeks), neonatal death or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Counselling sessions are for parents who are in the early months of their grief, up until 18 months following their loss.
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