This professional network was founded in 1985 by a group of practising counsellors to support them in their work, Sussex Counselling offers counsellors in East and West Sussex opportunities for peer support, on-going training, information about local events and practice, and support to student trainees.
We organise seminars and workshops on counselling theory and practice. We invite nationally known speakers to give lectures locally for the benefit of our members and the wider public. We operate a telephone information line and publish Sussex Counselling News every quarter and welcome contributions (reviews, articles, letters) from members. This publication reaches all our members and so is a valuable means of advertising.
Our membership includes a cross-section of professional therapists in statutory and voluntary organisations throughout Sussex. Members listed in our website directory also offer counselling as private practitioners to individuals, couples, families and groups. Their training and experience cover all the major theoretical models.
We encourage members to take an active and responsible role in all aspects of their counselling work and to be aware of the broader implications of their practice, both in the community and nationally.
Sussex Counselling aims to:
• promote high quality counselling practice
• support counsellors practising in Sussex
• encourage counsellors in their on-going training
• promote counselling interests in the community
• facilitate the availability of information about counselling and practitioners to the public.