Diocesan Counselling ServiceCounselling and Pastoral Accompaniment for Catholic Clergy

Responding to COVID19

We appreciate that life is difficult for us all globally.  In order to continue to support the people of Hallam we are currently offering counselling remotely via ZOOM, and Skype.

Restore Life and Balance with Caritas Counselling Service

Caritas Counselling Service leaflet

Our team of skilled professionals respond to enquiries across the Diocese and also take referrals from St Wilfrid’s Centre, Carmel Care and the University Catholic Chaplaincy They use a variety of therapies - CBT, Mindfulness and person centred counselling.  We respond to people suffering with anxiety and stress caused by sudden loss and bereavement, abuse, depression, relationship difficulties and redundancy; they may feel isolated, bullied or have suicidal thoughts.

There is a fee of £25 per session (unwaged free of charge)

“get what is on your mind, out of your mind”

For an appointment contact Bernie Ware 0114 2566407/07980406198

Counselling Policy

Information about counselling in our Diocesan schools can be found in Schools Service

A number of our counsellors offer counselling to clergy and religious from both the Diocese and nationally.

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