North East Counselling Service (NECS)

Making Yourself Heard (Advocacy)

North East Counselling Service (NECS)
North East Councilling C.I.C,
The Davidson Building,
Swan Street,
Gateshead,NE8 1BG
Service description:
This service is commissioned by Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group and provides FREE, bespoke, confidential, community outreach counselling services to support carers in Gateshead. Carers are matched with the most appropriate counsellor/therapist to suit their needs.
Counselling is not about advice or telling others what to do. A counsellor will help someone clarify their feelings and issues and help them move forward in a way that’s right for them. All NECS counsellors are professionally qualified members of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) or UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and are CRB checked.
Counselling can be provided in the NECS counselling rooms in Gateshead Town Centre or a variety of outreach venues across Gateshead.
Common issues regularly identified with carers include:
• Stress and anxiety
• Depression
• Bereavement
• Anticipatory grief
• Isolation
• Low self esteem
• Physical exertion
0191 4408127
Last inspection outcome:
Not Applicable
Open All Year
Contact provider for details
Eligibility / referral criteria:
Eligibility criteria and referral process: Individuals may be referred by their GP, a support organization, a friend or member of their family. Self referral is also available.
Vacancy notes:
Not available