We’re a team of qualified & experienced counsellors based at Alphacom House, Oakhill Road, Horsham.
We offer face to face, Zoom or telephone counselling sessions.
If you feel you are in need of urgent emotional support please contact your GP practice for advice, go to the nearest walk in centre, call the Sussex Mental Health line on 0800 0309 500 open 24 hours a day or you can contact the Samaritans on 116 123.
Christmas and New Year
We are closed from Monday December 18th for enquiries and new referrals. We will be open again on Tuesday January 2nd. You can still email and we will contact you when we re-open. If you need urgent support please see the information above.
Existing clients: if you need to contact us during week commencing December 18th please call or email. Thank you.
How to start counselling with us.
We are offering initial appointments within two weeks – it can be helpful to just to talk to us initially about what’s going on. This appointment can be face to face, by Zoom or by telephone.
Our team can support you if you are experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, bereavement, relationship difficulties or simply if you want to make some changes in your life. We’re are committed to working at your pace – so we can offer both short and long term therapy.
We do have a waiting list to start counselling after your initial appointment – the length of your wait will vary based on your availability and what you need counselling for. Please read this page for more information about our current wait times.
There is also information about how to access other support at this time here
How do we operate?
We’re a Community Interest Company (CIC), our social mission is to offer an affordable community based counselling service to adults, children and young people in Horsham, Crawley and the surrounding areas..
Fees & Cost of Living
Our fees change on January 1st 2024 and can be seen here.
We working hard through our #stopthedrop campaign to offer support to our existing clients who are struggling to meet the cost of their therapy. More information about how we do this can be read here. If you are struggling with counselling costs please talk to your counsellor.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity
Our commitment to fair access to our services can be read here
If you are an employer looking for counselling assistance for your employees please click on the tab at the top of this page.
If you are coming for counselling via your employer please click here
You can read more information about our Parent Adolescent Child team’s work here. We are back working with children and teenagers face to face if needed – just email or call us.
Next steps….we hope you’ll find the information on these pages helpful – please use the links above to read more about our service. To enquire about an initial appointment use our contact form or call us on 01403 217900.
Privacy and Personal Data
Our Privacy Notice contains all the information you may need about the personal data we collect from you and the use of this website.
Our counselling team…in addition to our qualified counsellors’ we also have a number of counsellors’ in training who are based with us whilst working towards their professionally recognised counselling qualifications.
Student placements – we are currently closed for student placements. We will advertise here when recruitment re-opens but is unlikely to be before Spring of 2024. Please do not email in your c.v.’s as we do not hold them on file. Thank you.
Qualified counsellors – come and join us
Are you looking for hours for accreditation? How about joining our thriving therapeutic community and help support our social mission?
Applications from qualified counsellors are very welcome at any time. We offer free supervision, CPD and a pathway to paid work with us. For more information please email [email protected]