The relief of persons resident in Sandhurst and the surrounding area who are suffering from mental or emotional stress by the provision of a
counselling service ethos, by providing support and supervision for those involved in counselling on behalf of the Service.
Charity information: Sandhurst Counselling Service
Depression and poor mental health can stigmatize sufferers and limit life opportunities and those of their children leading to poor outcomes and lead to inability contribute to society and lead a normal life.
Having a regular weekly session with a counsellor enable sufferers to process emotions leading to better life outcomes. Enabling sufferers to make changes to their lives to improve their situation.
To provide a safe environment for sufferers to process their experiences without fear of judgement.
Activities» Weekly counselling session with the same therapist on an individual basis.
What success will look like
Success will be measured with engagement in regular counselling sessions by the clients
Improved well being for sufferers and their families. We will demonstrate this through improved scores of using our well being measure survey and reports from Therapists.
Clients who leave therapy can find the transition difficult and we have a pilot support group plan to facilitate the change.
We can provide a 6 monthly report from the therapists and a report from the supervisors monitoring the work.
Budget - Project Cost: £4,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £4,000 Supervision fees 88 hours of supervision shared between 3 counsellors
Clients come with histories of domestic violence, sexual abuse, breakdown in relationships, alcohol and drug abuse and bereavement.
Men and Women over the age of 18 years providing supervision of therapist for approximately 88 client hours.
The charity developed from an organisation set up more than 19 years ago designed to deal with marriage breakdown. We are recognised by our Unitary council, receive referrals from local health care professionals. We have a structure to enable the charity to meet the criteria for the ethical framework of the BACP British association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Diana Taylor/ Contractor
Monitors the standards of the work as our Clinical lead in the organisation.