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 feel I’ve been listened to and helped. My therapist and the sessions helped me get through a pad patch.
Mr B Sonnex

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

I have a found the experience with my counsellor Steve very rewarding and a life-changing experience. He has helped me change my life around, helping me to deal with things as far back as childhood. I am now 54. I will always be so grateful to this gentleman for my new life.  
Susan, London

TAC is a member of:

BACP