Counselling is available through the surgery for a range of presenting issues, including loss, depression, anxiety, difficulties or breakdown in relationship, problems at work, trauma, distressing childhood memories, support at times of crisis, self esteem.
Counselling can help bring relief when life situations threaten to overwhelm the individual. Increased understanding of our experience, values, motivation and behaviour can increase choice and peace of mind.
Sessions are 50 minutes long and usually for a maximum duration of six. Counselling is confidential within certain limits that will be explained to you.
Our counselling service is provided by Somerset Emotional Health & Well-being Service.
If you would like to receive counselling or arrange an appointment to talk to our counsellor further about the process, please ask your GP for a referral.
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