We really appreciate you taking your first step in contacting our service, but sadly we have had to take the difficult decision to hibernate ACCESS for the foreseeable future. We hope that we will be able to reopen, but at this time we do not know when this will be and therefore felt that it was unfair and unhelpful to keep you waiting to be seen by our service.
We appreciate that this will not be welcome news especially in the current background of a pandemic and you have our sincere apologies for this.
If you are still looking for support we advise that you contact your GP, but you may also wish to look at the following website: https://www.healthierlsc.co.uk/MentalHealthSupport
When we are able to open again we will update our social media accounts to reflect this and would be very happy to see you in the future.
Person Centred Therapy (PCT) was developed by Carl Rogers in the 40’s and 50’s. It is a non-directive approach to therapy, “directive” meaning any therapist behaviour that deliberately steers the client in some way. Directive behaviours include asking questions, offering treatments, and making interpretations and diagnoses.
A non-directive approach is very appealing to many clients, because the client gets to keep control over the content and pace of the therapy. It is intended to serve the client, after all. The therapist isn’t evaluating them in any way or trying to “figure them out”.
The Person-Centred counsellor will not:
The Person-Centred Counsellor will:
Here at ACCESS all our counsellors are members of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and attend individual supervision. These are supervisors that are independent of ACCESS and are therefore impartial. Our counsellors are qualified or in training and can work with a wide variety of clients from all walks of life.