The Mix Counselling service is suitable for you if you are looking for short-term help with your mental health and emotional wellbeing. Our Telephone and Webchat counselling service is available to young people aged 25 years old and under. Our counsellors aim to support by listening to your problems and helping you find ways to cope in a confidential, safe space.
Counselling sessions could help with issues such as:
- A bereavement (death) or relationship breakdown
- Stress / anxiety
- Exploring issues like your sexual identity / gender identity
- Dealing with issues that are stopping you achieving your ambitions
- Dealing with feelings of depression or sadness
- Understanding yourself and your problems better
- Feeling more confident
You will usually be offered up to eight counselling sessions that last around 50 minutes each.
We offer self referral counselling, so you can come straight to us without having to go to a doctor first. If you're thinking about counselling but you're not quite sure if it's for you, here are some links that you might find useful:
To receive video counselling from The Mix, please follow the link: Video Counselling.
To receive webchat or telephone counselling please complete the form below.
Be as honest as you can. If worried for your safety the counselling team may have to activate the “risk assessment” procedure.
Our service is not suitable for you if you are;
26 years old +
Living outside the UK
Already receiving counselling from another service
If you are on a waiting list for treatment you can still access our service. It can be tricky knowing what to do while on these waiting lists, so have a read of our article for further support and ideas
If you feel that you want to end your life, please call 999 to seek immediate help from the emergency services, or visit your nearest A&E department.
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