Counselling for Adult Survivors of Sexual Violence and Abuse

Who is the service for? Men and women over the age of 18 from the Sunderland area, who have experienced sexual abuse, rape or sexual violence, either in childhood or as an adult, and who are looking for support to address the impact of their experiences. We also work with men from South Tyneside and…

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Todays News

February 2019 Quality Standards for Services Supporting Male Victims/Survivors of Sexual Violence Independent Accreditation Programme News today from Lime Culture that Sunderland Counselling Service has been successful in applying for a  funded place to participate in the Independent Accreditation Programme for the Quality Standards for Services Supporting Male Victims/Survivors of Sexual Violence in 2019. The Independent Accreditation…

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My Story

I am a girl with no cares in the world, I’ve got a son who makes me so proud. Happy as can be, no worries I can see. I love my boy, playing with his toys. One day we went out, to have fun, seldge about. This is when it happens, its not very nice,…

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An Angel in Disguise

Why am I here?  Why am I there? Amidst these lonely depths of despair Does anyone care? How much can one person take? Until its time again for bed Can’t  sleep, mind awake Heartbeat racing, pulsating Enough tears to fill a lake So in the dead of the night There are jobs to be done…

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Counselling

Concerns for my mental well-being Opened questions “help! Who am I seeing?” Understanding I need some help Nice people like myself Sharing my problems week by week Empowering me as we speak Life changing Learning to laugh again Inspiring me to feel less pain Nervous at first, now I stand proud Gratitude “I am well”…

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Here to Help

Sunderland Counselling Services is a charity that has been established for over 25 years and exists to provide counselling and support services for people in the City of Sunderland who are suffering from emotional or mental distress.

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Bereavement and Loss

When someone has lost a loved one, trying to cope with the pain and loss alone can be difficult. People can be left feeling sad, lonely, helpless, confused, even angry.

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