Our free service has fully qualified and experienced person centred counsellors offering confidential emotional support.
Where is counselling available?
Face-to-face counselling is offered from our team based in Liverpool. We offer counselling in a few central locations in Liverpool, St Helens and Manchester..
Who is it for?
- Adults affected by sight loss.
- Parents of children with sight loss.
- Carers and close friends of people with sight loss.
How do I organise meeting a counsellor?
Please contact us using the details below, or you can download and complete our self referral form and return it to us by post or email. We will contact you when an appointment becomes available.
What happens in the counselling sessions?
The first appointment offers you an opportunity to talk about your situation and to explore what further support might be helpful.
We discuss with you how counselling might work for you then agree how many sessions would be best. Generally counselling lasts for eight weeks.
Find out what other people have said about how Face-to-Face Counselling helped them.
You can get in touch with face-to-face counselling to find out more information.
Action for Blind People
10 Duke Street
t: 0151 702 5706
Your can find our self referral form for you to complete and return on our download page.
Our service is confidential. What you say will not be passed on to anyone else without your consent.
In exceptional circumstances, if we were seriously concerned about yours or others’ safety, we would discuss and encourage you to seek emergency support.
We work in accordance with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy Ethical Framework.
Where to get help
If you need help and advice or further information about emotional support then please contact your local Action team to speak with someone who can help.
We also have a range of emotional support resources including FAQs and where to get help in different parts of the country.