Welcome to the Margaret Jackson Centre

Offering affordable, one-to-one counselling sessions with fully trained or final year Diploma level counselling trainees enabling clients to explore thoughts and feelings in a confidential, safe and supportive environment.

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Our Centre will be open again for face-to-face counselling from Wednesday 2nd December 2020.   Many of our counsellors will return to work from the Centre, although a few will continue to work online for the foreseeable future.



We will be able to re-open our Centre from Wednesday 2nd December and we will be contacting all our existing clients to agree a start date back in the office.  A number of our counsellors will continue to work online for the foreseeable future. 

If you want to join our waiting list for counselling, please phone us from Monday 7th December onwards when we will be able to take your details.   

We are aware of how much our services are currently needed and regret that we are currently closed.  However there are some services that operate telephone and on-line support and listening, their details are below:

Samaritans          116 123 free-phone helpline for support, or email at  jo@samaritans.org (24 hour service)

The Mooring      6pm – midnight every night, call if you are feeling distressed, overwhelmed, or feel that things are too much.  07990 790920

SANEline              the phone line service is currently closed but you can use the email contact service: support@sane.org.uk and see their website for further information www.sane.org.uk

MIND                    www.mind.org.uk offer information and advice on all aspects of mental health and well-being they also offer Elefriends

Elefriends            www.elefriends.org.uk a supportive online community where you can be yourself

Silver Line          0800 4 70 80 90 – a confidential, free helpline for people over 55 across the UK (24 hour service).  They also offer friendship calls.

If you are feeling suicidal do contact your GP surgery and ask to be referred to the NHS Crisis Team, or present at any A&E Department and explain your situation.

While our office is closed staff will be working reduced hours.  It may therefore take longer to get a reply to you.  We hope to be working as usual as soon as the situation allows.

Keep well.