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"The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change."

Carl Rogers

Schools Counselling Service


Open Door offers a School Counselling Service, which was established 1995.


We provide:

  • a tailor made onsite school Counselling Service

  • a Service Level Agreement

  • minimum 1 day / maximum 5 days per week on site Counsellor

  • additional services we can provide - staff training / staff counselling

  • the full support of a long established youth counselling service

  • termly invoicing

  • minimum contract for one Academic Year in the first instance


All of our School Counsellors have:

  • undertaken Open Door’s ‘recruitment, selection and training’ programme

  • are DBS (formally CRB) cleared

  • are generally qualified to at least Diploma level

  • receive full clinical supervision

  • receive updated Safeguarding and other training

  • are managed by the Director of Services


For more information, or if you would like to meet with the Director of Services to discuss setting up a School Counselling Service please contact Colette (Office Manager) on 0121 454 1116 or

NEW INITIATIVE – as from the 1st May 2016 we are now able to offer a low cost counselling provision to school staff.  If you are interested in knowing a bit more about this please contact:

Carmel Mullan-Hartley (Head of Service)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Sean Madden (Project Worker)



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