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Counselling - Brain Injury and Stroke

by Headway Black Country

About our activities / service

Accessibility details Fully accessible
Opening hours 9 am to 4 pm

Headway Black Country is offering a counselling service for brain injury and stroke survivors, their carers and close family members resident in Sandwell, Dudley, Walsall and Wolverhampton, for a defined range of problems. Counselling can provide valuable and confidential support. Counselling provides a space where you can talk to someone about your concerns and emotional difficulties, someone trained and skilled in listening and helping you clarify your thoughts and feelings, which you may not be able to discuss with anyone else. The types of problems suitable for this service are: Mental health problems: For example, mild to moderate episodes of anxiety or depression, anger management, self-esteem difficulties. Problems associated with life crises, such as bereavement, illness. Problems associated with relationships (a specialist service such as RELATE may also be considered suitable in some cases). Counselling is provided by members of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy and is available either by self-referral or referral through another body for instance a GP. The referral form is available on our web site.

Staff qualifications Staff fully qualified
Genders Both
Age focus 18 year olds, 19-25 year olds, 26-65 year olds, 65+ year olds

About the organisation

Headway Black Country was set up to promote understanding of all aspects of acquired brain injury and to provide information support and services for people with acquired brain injury, their families and carers. We would look to support any person who has survived a head injury and meets with Headways referral criteria. Age range of 18 to 64 years.

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