Deaf4Deaf work with the NHS in most regions of the UK. Our services cover England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
We offer NHS counselling services using deaf and hearing counsellors. Each counsellor uses sign language sign to level 6.
Each Counsellor has a in depth understanding of deaf culture.
Counselling Programmes with the NHS include:
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Guided self-help
- Behavioural activation
- Interpersonal therapy
- Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)
Use our online self-assessment to start an application for NHS funding.
The self-assessment is BSL video-assisted. Completing the assessment will take no longer than 15 minutes. When the assessment is received you will be invited to a free assessment session.
Types of Talking T
Talking therapies are psychological treatments for mental and emotional problems like stress, anxiety and depression.
There are lots of different types of talking therapy, but they all involve working with a trained therapist.
The therapist helps you find answers to the problems you’re having.
For some problems and conditions, one type of talking therapy may be better than another.
Different talking therapies also suit different people.
We do not guarantee any person will automatically receive free NHS counselling. 8 out of every 10 applications we submit is accepted, each patient is assessed on their own merits and needs.
The average NHS counselling application takes between 8 and 12 weeks, this varies region by region.
Counselling Questions & Answers
What is it? One to one therapy
How much does it cost? FREE
How many sessions? It varies dependant on issues you may be facing
How long? 50 mins.
How will it make me feel better? By actively listening to you and helping you to explore your feelings and concerns. This new perspective can help you to make positive changes and improve how you feel and cope.
Counselling can help you manage:
- Relationship difficulties past or present
- Life adjustments e.g. divorce, redundancy, becoming a parent
The counsellor will listen to you and help you to make sense of the feelings you have.
You can then reflect on the new meaning or patterns that emerge. This will help you to improve the way you feel and cope.
Deaf4Deaf cannot guarantee any application will be accepted