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At Anchor Counselling, we understand how difficult life can be at times. Changes in circumstances and life stages can result in emotional, physical and behavioural changes. Even with enough support around us our modern fast moving world means that difficulties can arise at any time.

Some problems stem from early experiences, but current events also have an impact, such as loss, illness or trauma. Any of these life experiences could lead to an erosion of self-esteem and disturbing or distressing thoughts or feelings.

However we try to deal with these feelings we may not be looking after ourselves well enough. As a result, relationships both personal and at work can suffer, compounding the difficulties. Therapy can help you find a way to better support yourself.

Counselling Team

Anchor has a clinical team experienced in helping you unravel the events that have led to where you are now and can work with you to determine a way forward. Meeting within a safe and confidential environment, all our counsellors are professionally trained and accredited either by BAPC or UKCP to offer individual therapy.

We are committed to include all so provide therapy in different languages, sometimes through interpreters but also with multilingual therapists, and in different locations across the London Borough of Hounslow.

What we offer:

Brief Counselling (6 sessions), Counselling for Depression (10 sessions), Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (16 sessions), Couples Counselling (10 sessions), Psychosexual Counselling (10 sessions) and Bereavement Support Groups.

Anchor is aware that counselling alone might not be enough for clients with deep seated, enduring and complex issues. Where other services are thought appropriate, Anchor’s counsellors discuss these in the therapy as possible places for referral. These include Women and Girls Network, SANE, I-HEAR (for substance abuse) and Survivors UK (for male victims of sexual abuse). Anchor also liaises closely with one of its partners in the IAPT service, Twining Enterprise, in supporting clients struggling with employment related issues which are impacting on their mental health.

To access counselling, please speak to your GP and ask for counselling or you can self refer online at Hounslow IAPT – just fill out the online form to request counselling.

Group Therapy

Therapy is different for everyone: the way you ‘do’ it will be different from the way anyone else ‘does’ it. The reason for this is that you are different and the starting point for therapy is that ‘difference’ and what you uniquely bring.

In addition to its one to one counselling, Anchor also offers a variety of group-based activities including Mindfulness and Managing Anxiety and Stress. Group therapy is a special form of therapy in which a small number of people meet together under the guidance of a professionally trained therapist to help themselves and one another. Group therapy has been widely used and has been a recognised treatment option for more than 50 years.

There are many reasons for considering this option: each of us has been raised in groups, through our families, schools, organised activities, or work. These are the environments in which we grow and develop as human beings. Group therapy is no different. It provides a place to come together with others to share problems or concerns, to better understand your own situation and to learn from each other.

Our therapy groups usually have up to ten people and last for up to six to eight sessions. While some members will have similar circumstances, it’s not necessary for all to be dealing with exactly the same problem. This sharing of concerns in a group benefits people in a number of ways. Initially, by telling others our story, it helps us to recognise and clarify the difficulties we think we have. The ‘telling’ can be accompanied by feelings of relief when others are willing to help understand our difficulties and are empathic to our emotional distress. Meeting and listening to existing members who are struggling with similar difficulties can alleviate that feeling of isolation and seeing other members make changes can give us hope. Being a member of a group doesn’t only mean hard work. There can be a lot of laughter in group sessions, which often comes about through members feeling better about themselves and others.