Parachute Practice

UPDATE

All appointments will be held over the phone or online (via zoom). We hope to resume in person, one to one sessions once the appropriate measures are in place.

wellbeing practice

The Wellbeing Practice is a mental health service providing counselling and psychotherapy. Begin your journey to healing and discuss your issue privately with a therapist. The therapeutic process allows you the time and the space you need to address your concern and discover ways to improve your circumstance. Talking therapies used involve evidence-based strategies such as CBT, whilst also considering cultural/faith perspectives which maybe important to you. 

Who is this for?

  • Adults 18+
  • Individuals seeking 1:1 support
  • English speakers
  • Mild to moderate mental health concerns such as: anxiety, depression, or grief

Who is this NOT for?

  • Couples seeking Marriage Counselling
  • Substance misuse that is alcohol/drug related
  • Severe psychological conditions e.g. schizophrenia or psychosis
    If you or someone you know has recently experienced a psychotic episode, you are advised to arrange an appointment with your GP

This is NOT an Emergency Service

If you require urgent support, please contact a helpline listed below, dial 999 for emergency services, or contact your GP as soon as possible

HELPLINES

Wellbeing and Mental Health
08009154640

Mental Health Matters
0800616171

Samaritans 24-hour
08457909090\

Phone

For phone sessions, please choose a comfortable location where you are able to speak freely and least likely to be disturbed. For example, a room within your residence or a parked vehicle. Please ensure that your mobile device ha sufficient battery for a 1 hour session (at least 40%). It is recommended that you use headphones.

What to Expect

Counselling and psychotherapy allows you the privacy to discuss what’s really going on for you. The therapy process provides you the opportunity to share your experience in greater detail. Sharing your experience allows the therapist to understand your own unique perspective. After discussing your issue, the therapist outlines a course of therapy that suits your situation. This includes: how therapy works, aims and expectations, as well as your appointment times.

Online

For online sessions, a zoom meeting link will be sent to your email/phone. Before joining, check that your camera and microphone are working and that you have a stable WiFi or Data connection. Please ensure that your smart device has sufficient battery for a 1 hour session (at least 50%). It is recommended that you use headphones.

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