For Professionals


Sunderland IAPT

In Sunderland the IAPT services are integrated with the Primary Care Mental Health teams and offer a wider range of services than IAPT. ‘Improving Access’ means the service aims to make it easier for those people over 16 who need them to access therapies.

Dedicated to Achieving Our Vision

Sunderland Counselling Service are fully committed in supporting the clients in our community and North East region. Our staff, volunteers and partners are dedicated to achieving our vision.

We will continue to provide a free, impartial and confidential service to all people in need, we pride ourselves on equality and diversity and work stringently in maintaining all ethical boundaries, working hard to promote and improve mental health and emotional wellbeing for adults and children. Our team work in a diverse range of clinical areas, some of which are BACP accredited and APPTS accredited.

We are proud to be working with a wide range of partners, who share our commitment, and through their continued support we have been able to provide a wide range of services to our community.

Listen, Support and Engage

Some of our projects are operated locally, others across the North East region. They all have one thing in common which is to listen, support and engage with people so that they can improve their quality of life, mental health and wellbeing.

If you have a project that you feel meets our values aims and objectives get in touch with us:

Information on this page for professionals includes:

IAPT - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies



Information for prospective partners and schools

Annual Report

Charity Commission Information 

For more information including annual reports and financial reports, please follow the link below to the Charity Commission: