Counselling and group work for depression, stress and anxiety in Sussex

22 FebAs You Are Volunteer Chases the Sun!

Ruth, a student volunteer counsellor at As You Are is attempting the gruelling 205 mile-in-one-day Chase The Sun bike ride on the 22nd June to raise funds for our AYA charity. This amazing event (www.chasethesun.org) goes from the Isle of Sheppey in Kent all the way to Burnham-on-Sea on the [...]

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02 FebA word from one of our volunteers!

I started volunteering at ‘As You Are’ as I wanted to gain an insight into working behind the scenes of a counselling service. I also wanted to get to know ‘As You Are’ as I was looking for a Clinical practice area, being in the first year of my counselling [...]

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16 JanAs You Are awarded Tampon Tax grant

We are happy to announce Tampon Tax have funded female-only groups at As You Are for 2019. Our groups provide space for women to identify how their mental health impacts on their life, groups can help improve confidence and self esteem, increase self belief and reduce anxiety and depression. The [...]

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07 JanAs You Are launch new Systemic Family Therapy Service

As You Are provides affordable counselling and group work for depression, stress and anxiety for people living in Brighton, Hove, Portslade, Southwick, Shoreham, Lancing and Worthing. As of January 2019, the mental health charity is launching a new service – Systemic Family Therapy. This therapy will be taking place in [...]

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03 SepReturn of the Black Dog – Sponsored Beach Walk 7th October

Date: 7th October Time: 10.30am Venue: Carats Cafe, Southwick Beach   Winston Churchill called his depression his black dog and in 1911 shared these thoughts with his wife after she told him about her friend who had received support for depression. I think this man might be useful to me – [...]

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05 JulCoastal West Sussex Eating Disorders Peer Support Service

The new peer support group meeting will be held last Wednesday of each month, commencing 24th June, groups will run from 6.30pm to 8pm. Venue: At Corner House, 45 Southwick Street, Southwick, BN42 4TH. Next dates: 25th July, 22nd August, 26th September, 31st, October, 28th November and 19th December 2018 [...]

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12 JunRelationship Therapy and Working with Couples Training Programme

Further to our post in March announcing our forthcoming Couples Counselling course, we are really excited to be able to offer our training programme on relationship therapy and working with Couples. Over the years we have developed a great course that covers all aspects of working with couples. This does [...]

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29 AprLGBT Awareness Training for the AYA Team

Will be providing As You Are team with LGBT Awareness training. The training will include;  Pronouns and preferred name (how/when to ask clients, sharing pronouns with clients, using pronouns in supervision) Language (key words to know) e.g. queer, cis, non-binary, intersex, asexual, gender assigned at birth, passing, binding etc. Overview of what [...]

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29 Mar2018 Couples Training Course Info

We are pleased to announce the outline for 2018 couples training course. We have a great team who have put together a course that covers all aspects of working with couples. This does mean the course is slightly longer than some of the courses on offer, however its great value [...]

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23 MarAs You Are and the Asda Foundation

Last Saturday As You Are gratefully took receipt of a cheque from a representative of Asda as part of their Green Token scheme! The Asda Foundation was established to raise funds for local charities or good causes and As You Are had been a nominated charity for the green token [...]

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