Counselling Agencies

You and Yours Confidential Counselling Service

Address: Poynton Health Centre, The Civic Hall, off Park Lane, Poynton, Cheshire SK12 1QY

Phone: 01625 874225 24 hour answerphone

Fax: 01625 876502

Website: http://www.you-and-yours.org.uk

Office Hours: Appointments available Mon-Fri 9.15am – 5pm and 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Comment: Registered charity providing a counselling service supported by donations. Individual counselling. Difficulties that they help with include marriage, children, relationships, depression, bereavement, anxiety, sexual / physical abuse. Currently have 12 counsellors, there is a waiting list. Initially leave message on answerphone and somone will return call asap.

Victim Support Stockport

Address: Newbridge House, 28 Tamworth Street, off Newbridge Lane, Stockport, SK1 2PB

Phone: 0161 477 9597 (24hr answer phone). National Telephone Support Line: 0845 303 0900

Fax: 0161 477 4556

E-mail: info@victimsupport-stockport.co.uk

Website: http://www.victimsupport-stockport.co.uk

Contact Name: Lisa Morris

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8.00am – 8.00pm

Comment: Phone the above number to arrange an initial meeting with a volunteer. Provide help and support to victims of crime and their families. Also able to support witnesses at the local magistrates court.

Stockport Women’s Centre: Counselling and Psychotherapy

Address: 39 Greek Street, SK3 8AX

Phone: 0161 355 4455

Website: www.thewomenscentre.uk.net

Contact Name: Jo Taylor

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Comment: Drop in sessions for first-time visitors to The Women’s Centre are on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-12pm, other drop in sessions are run on Tuesday 1pm-3pm, Wednesday morning 10am-12pm and a domestic abuse issues drop in is run on a Monday morning from 10am-12pm.  A crèche is available on Tuesday  mornings only (specifically provided for women who attend Freedom Programme)

Stockport College Counselling Service

Address: Student Services, Ground Floor, Roland Hadlow Building, Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3UQ

Phone: 0161 958 3144

E-mail: studentwellbeingteam@stockport.ac.uk

Website: http://www.stockport.ac.uk

Contact Name: Ruth Harrison

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm. Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm. Wedneday 9.00am – 7.00pm

Referral: No

Comment: Self referral by students The college counselling service is available to students wishing to talk through personal difficulties in a confidential setting.

Stockport Christian Counselling

Address: The Town House, Hope Terrace (off Thomson Street), Stockport, SK3 9DU.

Phone: 0161 428 7388

Website: http://www.stockportchristiancounselling.org

Contact Name: Grace

Office Hours: ‘Hear & Now’ Drop-in at The Town House: Mon 1pm -3pm (not Bank Holidays). More counselling sessions available by appointment. Group for women suffered sexual abuse 6 wk course on Tues am, phone for details.

Referral: No

Comment: Phone the above number to arrange an initial meeting with a counsellor. Stockport Christian Services are open to everyone 16 years of age or over. Counsellors listen, without making judgements or giving advice. Talking can help bring understanding and help find a way through difficulties. Contributions welcome, according to what each person can afford. Counselling available at 5 different sites around Greater Manchester.