NHS Counselling

NHS Counselling, Psychotherapy & Counselling Psychology at HMP Brixton provided by The Awareness Centre

The Awareness Centre is contracted by the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) and NHS England to provide counselling to inmates at HMP Brixton and patients in GP surgeries in Lambeth

Counselling at HMP Brixton

To be referred to see a counsellor within HMP Brixton, please speak to a member of the healthcare team within the prison. Weekly 50-minute appointments are available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Counselling sessions are confidential, free of charge, and run for six sessions.

Our therapists can offer support for a wide range of issues, and use a number of approaches to therapy.

What people say

Very good.
JJ Standen

NHS Clinical Team

NHS Counsellors

 

Our NHS counsellors and psychotherapists are registered with one or more of the following professional bodies:

Confidentiality and ethics

All our counsellors abide by the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy, and The Awareness Centre has BACP Organisational Membership. Our counsellors appreciate and respect difference and diversity in culture, age, ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, physical ability, religious beliefs and spirituality.

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What people say

Just over 2 years ago, I had an inkling that I was struggling emotionally when my GP referred me (and my actively comforting death-wish) to TAC []. I’ve been working with [my therapist] once a week ever since and, put in very simple terms, she’s given me the secure space to try out being my emotional self (initially, having come to realise that I h…
Anon. (female), 45 years

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BACP