NPT – Counselling and Therapeutic Services


Kooth

Free, welcoming and confidential way for young people aged 11-18 years across Swansea and Neath Port Talbot to access emotional wellbeing and early intervention mental health support.

Counselling sessions run 365 days a year, from midday to 10pm on weekdays, and from 6pm to 10pm at weekends, and can be booked in advance or accessed as drop-in instant text-based chats.

Click on the link below and create an account by selecting ‘log-in’

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NPT Schools Based Counselling Service

Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, the Neath Port Talbot schools-based counselling service has reconfigured its services, and is currently offering:

  • Primary school pupils – Call back service for parents
  • Secondary school – Telephone counselling service
  • School staff mental health, wellbeing and consultation call back service.

Referral form available on the weblink below.

Get Referral Form

Seeds of Change - NPT Mind

Neath Port Talbot MIND’s Seeds of Change project supports children and young people aged between 11 and 18 years with:

  • one-to-one therapeutic interventions
  • counselling for those aged 14 and over
  • Yoga and mindfulness group
  • Workshops
  • Creative coping strategies sessions

To access the Seeds of Change project for either yourself or someone else, email: info@nptmind.org.uk

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Barnados - Beyond the Blue

Barnado’s Beyond the Blue Service provides a range of therapeutic interventions and counselling to children and young people aged 5 to 25 years, as well as their parents, on an individual, group and family basis.

The service will also provide support specific to loss, as in bereavement, parental separation or parental imprisonment.

Referrals can be made through the NPT Single Point of Contact (SPOC):

Tel: 01639 686803

Email: spoc@npt.gov.uk

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Cruse Bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care Morgannwg offers support to children and young people following bereavement. This is offered through targeted information and advice, a dedicated website and helpline, one-to-one and group support.

Tel: 01792 462845

Email: morgannwg@cruse.org.uk

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Cancer Information Support Service (CISS)

The Cancer Information and Support Services (CISS) offers support to anyone whose life has been affected by cancer.

The free, confidential listening and counselling service is available to anyone over 3 years of age, whether they are patients, relatives, friends or carers.

Tel: 01639 642333

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Kids Cancer Charity

Offering free play therapy, counselling and bereavement group sessions.

Visit Kids Cancer Charity

LGBT Cymru Helpline

LGBT Cymru offers counselling and advice one-to-one or via email, telephone and instant messenger to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals, and their families and friends.

Local Office: 01792 828057

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Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI)

RABI provides an online counselling/mental wellbeing platform for farming people of all ages. The service has two distinct sites:

Qwell.io/rabi for adults, which Kooth.com/rabi is specifically tailored to young person aged 11 to 17 years.

Both sites are free to use, and open to all in the the farming community in England and Wales.

Available 24/7

Counsellors available Monday to Friday from 12pm, and from 6pm to 10pm on weekends.

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SilverCloud

SilverCloud is a free online therapy which can be accessed without needing to go through a GP. It’s aimed at people aged 16 and over experiencing mild to moderate anxiety, depressions or stress. You can sign up for a 12-week course via smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer.

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New Pathways

New Pathways offers counselling to children and young people who need support with sexual abuse or assault, in addition to any other issue.

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Share Our Recovery Through Eating Disorders

Mental Health Matters runs an online support group: Share Our Recovery Through Eating Disorders.

Every Monday – 4:30pm – 6pm on Zoom

Peer support group for those wanting to start their journey of recovery, this group offers support and guidance from people who have recovered.

Ages 17+

Registration required – Email: sorted@mhmwales.org

Share Our Recovery Through Eating Disorders

Mental Health Matters runs an online support group: Share Our Recovery Through Eating Disorders.

Every Sunday – 5pm-7pm on Zoom

Peer support group for those who are at more developed stages of recovery, and continue to use the support and guidance of SORTED.

Ages 17+

Registration required – Email: sorted@mhmwales.org

Coping with Self-Harm

Mental Health Matters runs online Self-Harm – Awareness, Recovery and Education groups.

Coping with Self-Harm

Every Monday 4:30 – 6pm on ZOOM

Start your journey to recovery. Learn distraction techniques and coping strategies that can help you to reduce self-harm in your own way.

Ages: 16+

Email: share@mhmwales.org (for details and meeting ID)

Self-Harm Chat and Support

Mental Health Matters runs online Self-Harm – Awareness, Recovery and Education groups.

Self-Harm Chat & Support

Every Wednesday 4:30 – 6pm on ZOOM

Supportive, open and frank conversation around self-harm and anything else.

Ages: 16+

Email: share@mhmwales.org (for details and meeting ID)