Can Raphael Jewish Counselling Service help me?
Counselling is for anyone who feels there is something
troubling or distressing them or they feel stuck and unable
to fulfil their potential in life. People use counselling to
help them deal with the stresses of their lives such as
difficulties in their family and other relationships,
illnesses such as depression or eating disorders, abuse,
bereavement or the after-effects of earlier trauma.
Counselling can help you live your life more fully.
What happens in counselling?
are professionally trained to listen to their clients’
experiences and help those clients to better understand
their feelings, situation and themselves. They are trained
to hear and be aware at a deeper level than would normally
occur in everyday conversation.
How long does counselling last?
Sessions last 50 minutes, once a
week at the same time and place. The duration of the
counselling is individually tailored to your needs and will
be discussed when you meet your counsellor.
Where will a Raphael
Counsellor see me?
Our Counsellors work in London,
the Home Counties and the Redbridge area.
How do I contact Raphael?
click here to
see the ‘Contact Us’ page.
What will happen next?
If you decide to go ahead, your
needs will be assessed and you will be referred to a Raphael
Counsellor for confidential individual or couple
Will I be guaranteed anonymity?
Raphael is a member of the
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and is
bound by its Ethical Framework for Counselling Practice;
therefore Raphael takes protecting confidentiality
How much will it cost?
You are expected to make a
contribution according to your means. No-one is turned away
if they are unable to pay the full amount.
What is ‘Jewish’ Counselling?
are Jewish. They understand the concerns of Jewish people.
Raphael is not restricted to any particular sector of the
Jewish community and can offer counselling to members of the
community who are not Jewish.
Whom does Raphael help?
depression, stress in their daily life, panic attacks,
bereavement, emotional distress, difficulties in
relationships, low self-esteem, problems resulting from a
trauma, and similar...