Clients contact WCTC by telephone, or email.
· Clients will be offered an initial assessment appointment with one of WCTC counsellors, where they will be able to explore and
decide whether they think counselling is suitable for them. It also helps WCTC to know if WCTC is the right agency for the.
· WCTC offer this first appointment free of charge, clients will be asked to pay a deposit which may be used towards payment of
· If it is agreed that counselling at WCTC is appropriate, regular weekly counselling will be made available as soon as possible.
· WCTC offer appointments from 09.00 – 20:00 hrs and can offer Saturdays by arrangement.
· Each appointment lasts for 50 minutes.
· Client fees will be agreed with clients at their Assessment session and will be based on what they can realistically afford.
· WCTC’s aim is to offer an affordable service so that people who cannot afford fees charged by private counsellors can get the
professional help they need.
· Counselling at WCTC is available Monday – Friday 9am – 8pm, and Saturdays by arrangement.
Accessibility to WCTC
British Psychoanalytic Council
West Hill House, 6 Swains Lane, LONDON, N6 6QS
United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy
2nd Floor, Edward House, 2 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7LT
Tel: 0870 167 2131 Fax: 0870 167 2133
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
BACP House, 15 St John’s Business Park,
Lutterworth, Leicestershire LE17 4HB
Tel: 01455 883300
Coliseum, Riverside Way, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3YL
Herbert Gray College, Little Church Street, RUGBY, Warwickshire CV213AP
Tel: 0845 456 1310
WITNESS (formally POPAN)
WITNESS: against abuse by health & care workers is the only charity in the UK working exclusively on abuse by health & care workers. WITNESS runs a helpline, a support and advocacy service, provides training and develops new policy approaches to the prevention of abuse
Delta House 175-177 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1HR
Helpline 08454 500 300 Admin: 020 7939 9920
Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. We work to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress by:
a) advancing the views, needs and ambitions of people with mental health problems
b) challenging discrimination and promoting inclusion
c) influencing policy through campaigning and education
d) inspiring the development of quality services which reflect expressed need and diversity
e) achieving equal rights through campaigning and education.
Useful Phone Numbers
Here are some useful numbers for other agencies providing support and information.
Advice and Information
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)
The Independent Advice Centre, Wantage
Oxfordshire Family Mediation Service
08457 90 90 90
Oxfordshire Carer’s Support Services
South and Vale Carers Centre
Drug and Alcohol Services
Alcoholic Anonymous (Oxfordshire)
Oxfordshire Drug and Alcohol Action Team
Housing And Homelessness Services
Vale of White Horse District Council
Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse Services
0800 731 0055
Young People, Children and Families
Oxford Family Information Service
08452 26 26 36
The Abingdon Bridge