Two women engaged in a counselling session.

General Counselling

Counselling offers a safe and confidential environment in which you and a counsellor can explore any problems or difficult feelings you are having and consider ways to manage them.

“It was good to know I had someone to talk to or a place to go to if at any time I thought I was losing control again.”

Who is counselling for?

People seek counselling for many different reasons.

You might be experiencing:

  • Stress or worry
  • Sadness or depression
  • Loneliness
  • Grief or bereavement
  • Difficulties at work or at home
  • Major life changes and crisis
  • A sense that there should be “more to life than this”

Or any combination of the above.

Talking with a counsellor can help you to better understand your thoughts and feelings around the problems you are experiencing, and help you to find solutions.

Contact Greenwich Counselling Service

If you think you could benefit from having counselling, please call us 020 8853 1735.

Christmas and New Year opening times

Thursday 24 December: 10:30am – 1:30pm
Friday 25 December – Monday to 28 December: closed
Tuesday 29 December: 10:30am – 1:30pm
Wednesday 30 December: 10:30am – 1:30pm
Thursday 31 December: 10:30am – 1:30pm
Friday 1 January – Sunday 3 January: closed

We return to our regular service hours below from Monday 4 January.

If you need support outside of these times, the following services may be helpful:

Oxleas urgent advice line: 0800 330 8590

Samaritans: 116 123 (free number)

Saneline: 0300 304 7000 (local rate number)

If you need practical support, contact Live Well Greenwich on 0800 470 4831

Our opening times are: 

Monday – Friday: 10.30am – 4.30pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 6pm – 9pm
Saturday: 10.30am – 1.30pm

During this period you may need to leave an answerphone message and we will call you back.

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