Useful numbers

Stop Domestic Abuse
0330 016 5112

 

National Domestic Violence Helpline
0808 2000 247

 

RASAC (Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling)
01962 807037

 

Samaritans
08457 90 90 90

 

Police
999 (emergency)
101 (non-emergency)

Trinity Counselling Service

Email: counselling@trinitywinchester.org.uk
Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Contact number: 07749 724588

For referrals or self-referral please leave a message or send a text. Alternatively, please email us your name and contact details with your preferred method of contact.

Please note: we are not a crisis service – if you are in crisis and in immediate danger please call the police on 999.

COVID Update: February 2022.
We are open and here to support you. We are working face-to-face while taking all the necessary, preventative measures to keep us all safe.

About Our Counselling Service

Trinity in Winchester has been providing counselling since 2009. We are a charitable organisation, which means we do not ask for a weekly session fee.

At Trinity, we are dedicated to your empowerment and giving you back the feeling of being in control of your life. We are passionate about enabling you to be the best version of yourself. We believe in potential and possibility.

Our counselling service offers 12-18 sessions of one-to-one talk-therapy in a safe and non-judgmental space, alongside our qualified counsellors. We are an inclusive service and do not discriminate; we offer our support to those who are in need.

Our counselling approach is Humanistic, which recognises an individual’s strengths and potential to create change in their lives. During your therapy, you will become more self-aware and begin to understand why you may be struggling with low mood, anxiety or behaviors which may be unhealthy or unproductive. You may begin to see patterns and cycles of responding which are no longer helpful. You may use the space to talk through difficult events in your life and begin to feel a sense of relief at being seen and heard.

Our roots are in supporting and empowering women who have experienced domestic violence; we understand the significance of the associated trauma and how this may destabilise your life and the choices you make. We are dedicated to providing services which aim to recognise the impact of these experiences. Our hope is to work alongside as you develop your own coping ‘tool-box’, creating new reserves and resilience to move forward in your life.

Wait Time

Please discuss this with the counselling lead who will give you an up-to-date idea of our current wait. We stay in contact with you while you are on our list and let you know as soon as possible and give notice when a space may become available to you.

Our Women’s Service at Trinity provides a number of supportive groups for you to access during this time: please email women@trinitywinchester.org.uk for more details of our current timetable.

Professional standards

We adhere to the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) Ethical Framework.

You all provide a wonderful service. Please don’t forget that every day you come to work, you make a difference to someone’s life. You have definitely made a difference to mine.
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