NHS Counselling Service

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

The Awareness Centre is contracted by Care UK to provide counselling to inmates at HMP Brixton.

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

I was listened to and understood very well. Helped get to the bottom of my causes of depression and understanding my issues. My therapist was brilliant both professionally and personally. Her approach was more empathetic than sympathetic.
C Okonma

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

The Awareness Centre is wonderful – I would recommend it to everyone! It is lovely and quiet and the receptionist is very nice. My counselling was great and I have really improved in myself. Thank you!
Gemma

TAC is a member of:

BACP