Welcome from Horsham & Crawley Counselling Group CIC

Horsham & Crawley counsellingWe’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 helpline on 0300 5000 101 open 24 hours a day or you can contact the Samaritans on 116 123.

How to start counselling with us.

We can offer an initial appointment 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

Dates for Summer walks…

are being planned. Why not join our walking project in Crawley called THAW – Talk, Heal and Walk It’s free to join, you can walk in the company of our trained therapists, in small confidential groups, in the beauty of Tilgate Park. Places are limited – so call the office to join a group. Watch our video here read more information and how to join 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..

Cost of Living Crisis


We’re acutely aware of the impact of the cost of living crisis on our clients.  We have limited hardship funds available to support our existing clients to help them remain in therapy with us.  If you are unable to meet our fees we will endeavour to signpost you to other free mental health services but please be aware there are long wait lists throughout the Public and Third Sector.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity

Our commitment to fair access to our services can be read here

Looking for support for an employee?

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

Looking for counselling support for a child or young person?

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.

Recruitment of students  for clinical placements – now closed

Applicants are being contacted.  Our next round of recruitment will likely be in Spring of 2023.

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]

We’re a talking social enterprise that supports the mental well-being of the residents of Horsham, Crawley & the surrounding villages.
Proud to be awarded the NatWest/Pioneers Post Wise 100 2020 for exceptional leadership in social enterprise…
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