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Youth Counselling Service in Reading


Time to Talk Youth Counselling Service in Reading

Time to Talk is a youth counselling service provided by Adviza from the Reading Connexions Centre on Friar Street.The new service will add to the well-regarded existing provision at the centre providing a ‘one-stop shop’ for Information, Advice, Guidance and now Counselling.

Young people will be able to access support and talk through concerns in their lives including stress, anxiety, relationships, bullying, and much more.The counselling service is available for all young people and will be available in local schools as well as at the Connexions Centre in Reading town centre at times convenient for them.

John Ennis, Reading’s Lead Councillor for Education and Children’s Services, said: “I am pleased that Adviza are able to offer a comprehensive service for counselling young people. They are an organisation that puts young people first and have a wealth of experience in meeting their needs”.

Adviza is working in partnership with Reading Borough Council who have chosen Adviza to be their preferred provider of counselling for Reading’s young people. By having the opportunity to talk through issues that concern them in a confidential setting with a skilled counsellor, young people will be able to build their confidence and resilience to challenges in their lives.

To find out more please call 0118 903 5151.

Volunteer Counsellors wanted!

We are still recruiting for a team of volunteer counsellors to work with us. We welcome enquiries from qualified counsellors and students in the latter stages of their training looking for a placement. We provide excellent support and comprehensive training; please contact for more details.

All our counsellors are chosen carefully, CRB checked and trained in areas such as Child Protection to work effectively with young people. We are members of BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and abide by their code of practice.

We have extensive knowledge and experience in counselling. We also have an established counselling service in Connexions Buckinghamshire. Counselling provides a safe place for young people to talk through their concerns and problems, to feel listened to, with no judgement, to be respected and encouraged.

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