Bereavement Support
​Please see below for details of where you can find grief support and counselling

SUNFLOWERS PEER SUPPORT

We have recently qualified as certified Grief Recovery Specialists to deliver The Grief Recovery Method. We have courses available NOW. Click HERE for more information.

SUNFLOWERS PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT

COMING SOON. We are in the process of setting up a small support group. This will be hosted by Sunflowers, but will be led by a professionally trained counsellor.

Other bereavement support available

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Cruse Bereavement Care offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support. They have a Freephone national helpline and local services, and a website (hopeagain.org.uk) specifically for children and young people. Their services are provided by a network of 5,000 trained volunteers and are confidential and free but you are asked to give a donation at the end of your counselling.

Available from Monday to Friday, 10 am to 12.30 pm
Phone: 01242 252518
A telephone answering service runs when the office is closed: please leave a message
Main website: http://www.cruse.org.uk/Gloucestershire-area
 
Gloucestershire Website: http://gloucestershirecruse.org.uk/
 
  
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BACP are the professional association that ensures counsellors meet professional standards.

The Find a Therapist directory is a paid for directory where BACP members can advertise their services to potential clients and people who want therapy can search for qualified counsellors or psychotherapists in their area.
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Run completely free online Support Groups on Anxiety, Suicidal Thoughts & Feelings, Depression, Stress Management and General Mental Health issues. 
Listening Post is a professional voluntary counselling service and an organisational member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and work within their Ethical Framework.  They provide counselling for anyone over 18, regardless of financial status, gender, religion, sexual orientation or ethnic origin.

They ask that, based upon individual means, clients make a donation per session.

They have three Counselling Centres in Gloucester, Cheltenham and Stroud.

Gloucester
St Aldate Church, Finlay Road, Gloucester, GL4 6TN
01452  383820

Cheltenham
Hester’s Way Community Resource Centre, Cassin Drive, Cheltenham GL51 7SU
01242  256060

Stroud
Northcote House, Middle Street, Stroud, GL5 1DZ
01453  750123
  
A British Association for Counselling And Psychotherapy Accredited Service. GCS specialises in providing counselling and training counsellors to professional standards.

There is an initial fee and then an ongoing counselling fee to be paid for each session.

Gloucestershire Counselling Service
Alma House
52 / 53 High Street
Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL5 1AP

Telephone: 01453 766310