Affordable therapy for people on benefits or a low income
At The Awareness Centre we offer affordable ways of accessing Counselling, Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology through our low cost service, if you are on benefits or a low income. We also offer Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy within the low cost service for both individuals and couples.
We have a team of caring counsellors, psychotherapists and counselling psychologists who will support you through any issues or worries you may be experiencing in a comfortable and confidential environment.
We make it easy for you to find the right therapist to help you. Our reception team can book you in with a counsellor or psychotherapist at a time and day that suits you (subject to availability), seven days a week.
Our low-cost counsellors, psychotherapists and counselling psychologists are either in training, working towards qualification or accreditation.
Our Low Cost Specialist Therapy Services
To make an appointment to see one of our low cost counsellors, please call the reception team on 020 8673 4545 or email [email protected]. We are open seven days a week.
We are currently offering all counselling sessions online and by telephone. From September 2020 we will be offering face-to-face sessions within our Low Cost Counselling Service. Some therapists will continue to offer online and telephone counselling.
Please Note: Face Masks will be compulsory to wear by all from the 24th July 2020 in all public areas within our TAC buildings.
If you are on benefits or low income our low-cost counselling service offers a more affordable way to access therapy.
Following an assessment, we will allocate you to a suitable therapist. Our fee structure is:
• Daytime: £20 if receiving benefits or a state pension, or a student or registered disabled.
• Daytime: £35 if you are receiving a low income, employed or self-employed
• Weekends: £35 if you are receiving a low income, employed or self-employed
• Friday Evening: £45 (6 p.m. 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.) £35 9 p.m.
*Please note, if you are currently in training to be a counsellor, counselling psychologist or psychotherapist you will not be able to access the Low Cost Counselling Service.
Our Low Cost Therapists
Confidentiality and Ethics
The Awareness Centre has BACP Organisational Membership. All our counsellors abide by the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Our therapists appreciate and respect difference and diversity in culture, age, ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, physical ability, religious beliefs and spirituality.