How much will it cost?

Our diocesan grants enable us to offer up to 12 free counselling sessions for most of our clients and up to six for ordinands
If further sessions are needed, clients are asked to contribute as much as they can afford towards the ongoing counselling costs, with IDCS making up the balance.
A contribution of £10 per session is a suggested minimum, but inability to pay would not be a bar to accessing further sessions

Donations to the service are welcome at anytime – via cheque or internet banking - and will be used to subsidise extra counselling sessions for those who cannot afford to make a contribution.

The counsellors


All the counsellors are professionally qualified and supervised and the service is completely confidential, except in exceptional circumstances where there is risk of serious harm to you or others

Although we are supported by diocesan grants, we are an independent service and your personal details are not shared.

Who is the service for?

You can come on your own or with a partner if you are seeking relationship counselling.

We also see members of your family – as long as they are 18 or over. The counsellors usually work from their own homes, so the setting is friendly and informal.

If we cannot provide the help you need we will work with you to find someone who can.

We are not just a crisis service. You may simply want somewhere to come and talk things over. We are here to help.

We work with issues such as