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The Listening Post C.I.C

Community Counselling Service


Individual Counselling

The Listening Post C.I.C offers counselling and therapy services for a variety of issues you maybe faced with now or have experienced in an earlier period of your life.

There are many different reasons for you to be visiting our site but you are taking the first step to looking at working towards a change that you would like.

The Listening Post is committed to providing you a safe place and building a therapeutic relationship that is unique to you, providing a relationship where you are heard and not judged. A place that works with you as an individual and where you can explore your issues, thoughts and feelings in a safe confidential space.

Initial Appointment

Your first appointment consists of you meeting us and together, we discuss what has brought you to counselling and general information.

This is a chance for you to see how we work and if you feel comfortable within our agency

There is no commitment to continue working with us, if you do not feel comfortable.

Cost of an intial appointment is £10.

Self funded sessions

One to one sessions are based generally on a weekly basis and are 50 minutes.

You will work with the same counsellor to help build the therapeutic relationship and trust.

All sessions are held in comfortable confidential counselling rooms.

Using many different approaches to help you to reach a place that you would like to be at.

Cost of one to one sessions range from £15 to £60 and are based on a sliding scale of disposable income.

Funded Sessions

As a not for profit, we are able to apply for different pots of funding.

During our initial appointments, we are always aware of the different funding we have and we will inform you, if you fit any criteria for funded sessions.

If you are able to access our funded sessions, you will be given the oppertunity to access these, if you wish.

Funded sessions allow you to access 12 sessions for free.

Student Counselling

We offer Student counsellors, one to one counselling to meet the requirments of their course and help with their personal development.

Our counsellor have experience working with student counsellors and will complete paperwork to fit with their course.

Initial Appoin​tment

This appointment is to discuss with our agency your requirments to meet your counselling course and to get the counsellors details, including their BACP number for any course paperwork needed.

We will also complete our intial appointment paperwork to get a better picture of what our work together may include.

Cost of initial appointment £25

One to One Sessions

All sessions are 50 minutes and generally on a weekly basis.

You will continue to see the same counsellor throughout, to build the therapeutic relationship and trust.

All sessions are held in a safe non-judgemental enviroment.

Cost of sessions £25

Payments & Invoicing

We are aware that different courses work differntly in regards to covering the cost of personal therapy for students during their course.

We are happy to work with you to meet your course requirments

from the amont of sessions to how payment is received.

Students can pay either per session or we can invoice your training provider, if they provide this service.