Counselling

Why choose Onyx Support?

We understand how difficult it can be physically, emotionally and financially to seek counselling support. Nonetheless, taking this support will be a decision that is positive and life changing, benefiting you and those around you in many ways. We make the decision to seek counselling effortless and cost-effective, ensuring that we match you to a counsellor depending on your needs and preferences. This saves you time and reduces the risks when searching for a counsellor.

The name of Onyx Support, developed from the protection stone ‘Black Onyx’, meaning to ‘absorb and transform negative energy and help to prevent the drain of personal energy. Black Onyx aids the development of emotional and physical strength and stamina, especially when support is needed during times of fear, stress, confusion or grief’.

Our counsellors can support individuals suffering from emotional distress or experiencing poor mental health but also welcome individuals who seek minor support. All individuals are welcome to access the services provided by Onyx Support, regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, race, ethnicity, physical or mental health condition and religious beliefs. You have the option and flexibility of method for your sessions, which you can change at any time.

Types of counselling methods provided:

  • Face-to-face (UK based)

  • Video call (e.g. Skype, WhatsApp or Facetime)

  • Telephone

  • Group sessions/support groups

  • Self-help courses

  • Art and craft groups

 

We help individuals and communities develop through:

- Supporting individuals diagnosed with a mental health conditions to manage and reduce the symptoms faced.

- Encouraging holistic personal development

- Exploring spiritual development

- Helping individuals to overcome challenges to prevent the develop of mental health conditions.

- Promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in the community.

 

Specialist support can be provided for individuals with:

  • A Physical and Mental Health Condition (E.g. Autism)

  • Neuro-Developmental Disorders

  • Addictions and Substance Misuse Problems

  • Requirements for More Intensive Psychological Support

  • Eating Disorders

  • Involvement in the Criminal Justice System

  • Veterans

  • Bereaved

  • Survivors of all forms of abuse

  • Chronic illnesses such as diabetes, fibromyalgia.

  • Low Self-esteem and Self-confidence

  • Couples who are experiencing relationship difficulties

  • Anger Difficulties

  • Lack of Self-Awareness

  • Difficulties identifying toxic relationships

  • And much more...

 

Counsellors are flexible in times and days to support you whilst you manage your own commitments. We offer late evening and weekend sessions if necessary. The amount of sessions you wish to have is of your personal choice and you do not have to subscribe to an exact amount of sessions. However, individuals and couples usually benefit from at least two to three sessions.

We also offer workplace based workshops to support with mental health improvement of staff, to reduce absenteeism and improve staff morale.

Training, qualifications & experience

All of our counsellors are fully qualified and have extensive training in specialist areas. We have carefully checked for each individuals experience, professional membership, DBS and professional indemnity insurance. Counsellors at Onyx Support are consistently developing their knowledge and skills through regular independent research and partaking in CPD.

 

Our counsellors have qualifications/training certificates in the following areas:

  • Spiritual Counselling

  • Couple & Individual Counselling

  • Family Counselling

  • PST

  • Therapeutic Play

  • Support for Victims of Domestic Violence

  • Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme

  • Grief Counselling

  • Work-related stress

  • CBT

  • DBT

  • Mental health support

  • and Much More

 

Areas of counselling I deal with

 

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)

  • Behavioural therapy

  • Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)

  • Cognitive and Behavioural therapies

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

  • Cognitive therapy

  • Compassion-Focused Therapy

  • Couples counselling

  • Dance therapy

  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

  • Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy

  • EMDR

  • Equine therapy

  • Existential therapy

  • Family/systemic therapy

  • Gestalt therapy

  • Group therapy

  • Human Givens psychotherapy

  • Humanistic therapies

  • Integrative

  • Interpersonal therapy

  • Jungian therapy

  • Mindfulness

  • Other therapies

  • Person-centred therapy

  • Play therapy

  • Psychoanalysis

  • Psychoanalytic therapy

  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic

  • Psychodrama

  • Psychodynamic therapy

  • Psychosexual therapy

  • Psychosynthesi

  • Reality therapy

  • Schema Therapy

  • Solution focused brief therapy

  • Transactional analysis

  • Transpersonal psychology

 

Fees

Individual Therapy (Children/Adults): £45 per 60 minute session

Couples Therapy: £65 per 90 minute session

Family Systemic therapy: £65 per 90 minute session

Parent Support Session: £45 per 50 minute session

Telephone or Video Call - 10% off.

For training, support groups, self-help courses and workshops, please contact for more information on costs or enquiries.

Concessions offered:

For key workers - 5% discount off sessions booked.

For multiple sessions booked - you will recieve 10% discount.