Sometimes there’s so much going on that we don’t know where to start. Talking to a counsellor allows you to work through and make sense of your thoughts and emotions.
Rape and sexual abuse are not normal, and never ok. Unfortunately, many children and young people experience different forms of rape, sexual abuse and sexual assault during their lives. You may find yourself feeling scared, overwhelmed or anxious and although it might feel scary, talking about things can help.
Through talking or creative play our specialist counsellors create a safe space to help you share your story and look at the effects it has had on you and your life. There may be many things you are thinking or feeling about your experience that you would like to share with another person, some you may understand and others you may not. What you may be feeling is normal and can differ for every individual. Below are some just to name a few:
We understand that talking about some of these things may be difficult, but we will never expect you to talk about anything you don’t want to. Our counsellors won’t judge you or tell you what to do, instead they are here to listen and let your voice be heard.
If you are between 5-18 and live in Worcestershire or Herefordshire, and feel that counselling may help you, then you can contact us for more information on email@example.com or call our Navigators on 01905 969777.
The following self-referral form can be completed if you’re 14 and over, or if younger, a parent or carer can complete the form on your behalf.
Alternatively, a professional (nurse, doctor, social worker, etc) can refer you to us using this form.