NHS Counselling Service

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

The Awareness Centre is contracted by NHS England 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 have had a good experience with the therapist and it has been quite helpful.
A. Kehe

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

My experience with therapy is not very wide, but I consider myself lucky to have found Harriet as a counsellor. What started from being an urgent cry for help in regards to my marriage/relationship problems has become a journey of self-discovery and personal development thanks to the guidance of Harriet.Harriet has given me the space and tools …
P.Ribeiro, SW8

TAC is a member of:

BACP