wherever you are in life
At the Next Chapter, we believe that counselling can be for everyone.
Here you can talk freely and openly about whatever is bothering you with someone who’s interested, thoughtful and qualified to help.
Our experienced counsellors and psychotherapists are trained to work with people experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, sleep problems and many other emotional and psychological issues.
But we don’t think you need a mental health diagnosis or label to benefit from counselling. It’s also a space to explore a wide range of questions and concerns, ranging from issues around your personal or family relationships to questions about the direction of your career. It can be a place to share and discuss feelings of lack of focus or satisfaction in your life, confusion about what it all means, or worries about your past or future. The counsellors at the Next Chapter can help you address whatever difficulties in living you may be experiencing.
You won’t be judged, put under pressure or confused by complicated jargon. We won’t label you or tell you what to do. Instead, we aim to work collaboratively with you to help you untangle your thoughts and feelings in your own way and at your own pace.
At the Next Chapter, you can work towards understanding yourself more fully, making sense of your emotions and experiences, and accepting yourself.
Counselling isn’t a quick fix. But it is a powerful process which can help you to make lasting change in your life.
The counselling relationship is key to the success of therapy, so it’s important that you feel comfortable with your counsellor. Our therapists have a wide range of counselling experience and professional interests, and will work with you to build a genuine, accepting and positive relationship in which you can feel safe enough to explore whatever is troubling you, no matter how difficult, challenging or complicated it may seem.
The counsellors, coaches and therapists at the Next Chapter are self-employed, independent practitioners and you contract directly with whoever you choose to work with. All practitioners work confidentially and adhere to strict codes of ethical and professional conduct. We work with individual clients aged 16 and over only. We do not currently offer couples or family therapy.
Our qualified counsellors and psychotherapists can help you with anxiety, low mood, depression, stress, relationship difficulties, life and career transitions, and a range of other emotional, psychological and mental health concerns. We work confidentially and won’t judge you or put you under pressure.
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