Offers a humanistic counselling service based in Clevedon and Weston-Super-Mare supporting couples with their relationship as well as anybody over 16 who requires help with their mental well-being. Fees range between £5-£20 dependent upon circumstance.
ARA provides one to one counselling for people experiencing problems with their own gambling or that of a family member. This service is available for people of all ages living in Bristol and throughout the South West.
Offers short and long-term low cost counselling, CBT and psychotherapy to individuals, couples and young people. Each counsellor specialises in a particular issue.
Based in Montpelier and specialising in alcohol addiction recovery, The Swan Project offers a range of low-cost counselling and therapeutic services which aim to empower the personal recovery and growth of anyone committed to reducing their drinking.
Available in locations throughout Bristol and Bath, ACPS offer short-term focused work, Mindfulness, Couples Therapy and Anxiety Management services. The fee for these services are dependent upon an individual’s income.
Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity providing information and support for people with eating disorders. Their services include Helplines, Message Boards, and Online Support Groups. Their website also has a services directory, information on local support groups as well as the regional support projects they run.
With the aim of reducing alcohol and drug-related harm Bristol Drugs Project works with individuals to change their behaviour and attitude toward drugs. This is a free and confidential service.
Bristol ROADS (Recovery Orientated Alcohol & Drugs Service) provides a wide range of service for individuals wishing to access support and treatment for problematic alcohol and drug use, as well as support for their friends and family.
Bristol Wellbeing Therapies is the gateway service into NHS funded primary care service. It provides free and confidential therapy in both group and one on one settings supporting people through Mood Management courses and in overcoming Stress.
Similar to BACP, the counselling directory acts as a search engine aiming to pair up individuals with a counsellor suited to them in both location and speciality. Use the above link to find a counsellor near you.
Cruse Bereavement offers a free and confidential service for anyone who has suffered the loss of someone close. Available to all ages this service can be provided over the phone or in person located in Bristol City Centre.
Filwood Hope is a walk-in centre which provides the local community of Knowle West with advice and support on benefit, debt and housing. This service also provides counselling on a daily basis.
HAWKS provides a counselling service for individuals who have a drug or alcohol addiction in Hartcliffe.
Help Counselling offers help to distressed young people in a confidential setting. With services available from as little as £3, Help Counselling work with both parents and children to support young people in all aspects of their life.
Kinergy is a professional, confidential counselling charity for survivors of sexual violence, abuse and rape. Working with male and female survivors over the age of 16 this service works on a donation basis and provides one to one and group counselling services.
Knowle West Health Association offers free counselling services to anyone in need of support. Sessions are one hour long and are available Monday through to Friday.
Bristol’s Marriage Care centre supports couples by offering free or low cost counselling at times of distress or difficulty. Services are also available to couples at a pre-marriage stage.
Available to anyone of the age of 11, Network Counselling provide free or low cost counselling services to anyone in need of support. This counselling service promotes physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and well-being in the context of a Christian Ethos.
A BME service specialising in culturally appropriate programmes for mental health, (re)offending behaviour and problematic substance abuse, Nilaari offers therapies and programmes tailored to individuals based in inner city Bristol.
Off the Record provides free, confidential and independent services for children and young people that require support with their emotional health and well-being. This service is available for individuals living in Bath and North East Somerset.
Off the Record provides free confidential, self-referral specialist information, advice, informal support and counselling for young people in Bristol, aged 11 – 25. Appointments can be arranged through the helpline or via email.
Relate are the largest provider of relationship support in the UK and offer help and advice with relationships, sex, family life, children and separation. Regardless of sexual orientation and relationship status, Relate act as a support source for all.
The Rosie Crane Trust supports bereaved parents who have lost a son or daughter of any age and at any stage in the bereavement. The trust offers a confidential 24hr Helpline, two drop in centres, and a befriending service.
SIP provides a range of psychotherapies which are described as an intensely personal and emotional experience which can change lives, often in a profound way. Reduced fee therapy is also available for those who qualify.
THT provide both one-on-one and couples counselling for those living with HIV. They ensure voices are heard, support is given and aims to end the prejudice and discrimination suffered.
The Bridge Foundation provides a range of psychoanalytic and counselling services for children, young people, adults, parents and families – giving support to anyone experiencing emotional difficulty or trouble.
The Green House provides free counselling for anyone who has experienced sexual abuse at any point in their lives.
A Bristol-based charity, The Harbour offers free counselling and psychotherapy to people affected by life-threatening illness – available to sufferers, their families and their friends.
Southmead Project provides free therapeutic and practical support to adults who were abused as children and have turned to drugs, alcohol and other ways of self-harming as a consequence of that trauma.
The Willow Tree Centre is a free service which provides support to people who have pregnancy related concerns. Whether it is an abortion, stillbirth, miscarriage, unknown pregnancy or general sexual health concerns – the advisors offer help to all.
Wellspring offers confidential help and support to people in the local community who are experiencing loss and bereavement, relationship difficulties, stress and anxiety, depression or emotional abuse.
Womankind provides women in the Bristol area with free or affordable professional counselling, psychotherapy and on-going support. They specialise in depression, anxiety, acute crisis, domestic abuse and rape.
WIAS offer services including ‘drop-in’ sessions, helplines, women’s groups as well as 1:1 counselling. They are a non-profit organisation specifically focused on women and supporting them with past and present alcohol issues.