Only Connect staff counselling

Based in central London, the University of Westminster offers staff counselling and consultancy service for people working in education.

Who we are

We are a group of professionally trained, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accredited counsellors with many years of experience working with individuals and groups in education.

We work with a range of higher education institutions including Birkbeck and the Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance.

Most of us work as counsellors and consultants within an educational setting and are well aware of the current pressures that staff can experience at work.

What we offer

Counselling for organisations

We provide a range of services including:

  • an agreed number of sessions of confidential counselling services for individual staff
  • telephone consultation for managers including those in HR concerned about a particular member of staff
  • supervision for staff groups or individuals going through organisational change
  • consultation following a crisis situations, such as sudden death
  • counselling for individuals involved in disciplinary procedures
  • counselling for staff facing redundancy
  • consultation to explore staff conflicts within departments
  • workshops for staff teams

Read more about our workshops for staff teams.

Counselling for individuals

We offer:

  • a confidential counselling service working to a professional code of practice
  • an initial assessment appointment, followed by short- or long-term counselling
  • referral to outside agencies where appropriate

Read more about our counselling sessions and find out how to book.

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