Counselling and Talking Therapies

Talking Therapies

Counselling is a process in which a person works closely with a counsellor on issues that may be causing distress in their lives. Counselling provides an opportunity to talk about problems and feelings, in an environment which is safe and confidential.

Website: Types of talking therapies

Self Help Free Counselling

If you are affected by relationship issues, family problems or abuse issues, this service gives you the opportunity to see a counselling practitioner to discuss these matters in more details and help improve your situation.


Gaddum Centre Adult Counselling

A counselling service based at Gaddum House in Manchester, offering therapy for common mental health conditions. This service can be accessed by anyone, regardless of locations and accepts self-referrals, as well as referrals from GP/professionals/family members.

Telephone: 0161 834 6069


The African and Caribbean Mental Health Service

Provides person-centered health and social care to the African Caribbean community in Manchester, Trafford and the surrounding areas. Professional counsellor available to look at problem areas in your life and find ways of dealing with them. Contact Dawn:

Facebook: @acmhsmanchester

Telephone: 0161 226 9562



Counselling Directory

A nationwide database of private qualified counsellors and psychotherapists.


LGBT Foundation

LGBT Foundation has been providing a talking therapies service to the LGBT communities of the North West for over a decade with free sessions to individuals and couples.

Telephone: 0345 3 30 30 30