Counselling Services

Counselling services are available for patients suffering with one or more of the following:

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Loss
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Mental Health
  • OCD
  • Post-Natal Depression
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post-Traumatic Stress
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Identity
  • Stress
  • Plus numerous other issues that could be troubling you.

counselling services

 

Listed below are some of the local counselling services that Whitstable Medical Practice recommends. If you are aged 18 or over you may contact these services directly as they accept self referrals. If you are under the age of 18 we would ask that you please book an appointment with your GP in the first instance.

  • With You: Get free, confidential support with alcohol, drugs or mental health from one of our local services or online. Telephone: 0300 012 0012
  • Psychological ServiceUMCPT is a Talking Therapies service established by the Medical Centre. Subcontracted in Faversham Counselling Service - Telephone: 01227 469338
  • Community Counselling Service: Based in Canterbury and offers accessible and affordable counselling services for everyone in the area.
  • FCS Talking Therapies: Private, low cost, bursary and NHS talking therapies for the people of Kent. Address: 10 Gatefield Lane, Faversham, Kent ME13 8NX -  Telephone: 01795 591019
  • Insight IAPT: Free Talking Therapies. Address: Brogdale Farm, Brogdale Road, Faversham ME13 8XZ -  Telephone: 0300 555 5555
  • Samaritans: Free 24 hour helpline - 116 123
  • Live Well Kent: Are your feelings or worries impacting on your relationships, work or day-to-day life? - Telephone: 0800 567 7699
  • Living Live to the Full: Free online courses covering low mood, stress and resilience.
  • Together All: Togetherall is a safe, online community where people support each other anonymously to improve mental health and wellbeing.
  • Mental Health Matters: We help people achieve good mental and physical wellbeing and live life to the full - 24 hour confidential and free helpline 0800 107 0160
  • Mind: We're fighting for mental health. For support. For respect. For you.
  • Citizens Advice: Telephone 0344 848 7978
  • Canterbury Housing Advice Centre: Free and confidential housing advice - Telephone: 01227 762605
  • Forward Trust: We believe that everyone can live a fulfilling life, whatever their past. If you’re affected by drug or alcohol issues, past offending, homelessness or unemployment: help is out there! -  Telephone (Mon-Fri, 9 am to 5 pm): 01227 826400 -  24 Hour phone (East Kent wide): 0300 123 1186
  • Porchlight: Kent’s largest charity for homeless and vulnerable people. Address: 2nd Floor Watling Chambers 18-19 Watling Street, Canterbury, CT1 2UA - Telephone: 0800 567 7699
  • Take Off: Physical and mental wellbeing -  Address:34 Military Road, Canterbury, CT1 1LT -  Telephone : 01227 788211
  • Kooth: Your online mental wellbeing community
  • Release the pressure: Free expert advice from trained counsellors is available for every mental health concern
  • National Domestic Abuse Helpline: The freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline - 0808 2000 247
  • Victim Support Helpline: If you’ve been affected by crime and you need confidential support or information, call our Supportline for free on 0808 1689 111