Counselling Services 

In Stockport

Beacon Counselling

Beacon offers one to one counselling services to people in the Stockport area. Beacon’s 60+ counsellors have different specialities but all tailor their approach and support they offer to each person.

At your initial appointment you will have the opportunity to discuss the service options available and decide which is the right one for you.

 Counselling can also help you sort out your needs and priorities, and help you to accept things that cannot be changed, enabling you to make decisions and find more effective ways of coping.

You can contact Beacon for more information on 0161 440 0055 or email

Contact Details

0161 440 0055

50-52 Middle Hillgate, Stockport, SK1 3DL

Stockport & District Mind

Stockport Mind are a local, independent adult mental health charity, supporting people in the Stockport area.

Mind offer friendly, accessible support and information to people in mental distress and work with others to promote wellbeing in our local community.

You can contact Stockport Mind helpline on 0161 480 7393 on Mondays and Wednesdays 9.30am-1pm or on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30am-4.30pm

Alternatively you can email them at or follow contact them through their social media channels.

Contact Details

0161 480 7393

Dove House, 65 Union street Stockport SK1 3NP

Open Door 

Open door offers mental health and wellbeing support for Stockport residents aged 18 and over. They provide a safe haven for immediate crisis and emotional support, guided self-help and computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy programmes that'll support your needs..

Open Door 24/7 helpline provides emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Calling the helpline on 0800 138 7276 can bring a sense of relief and safety in knowing that you are not alone. They can also refer directly into the safe haven and provide more information about the services available to you.

You can also call into their Safe Haven drop in centre in Stockport town centre, open daily.

Contact Details

0800 138 7276

72-74 Prince’s Street, Stockport SK1 1RJ


Psychological Wellbeing Service in Stockport

A range of services to help people overcome depression & anxiety & related problems: structured courses; psychological wellbeing practitioners offering 1:1 talking therapies at venues across Stockport; Computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (cCBT) at venues in Stockport; CBT at home with telephone support from 9am – 5pm

Contact Details

0161 480 2020

Self-help: Stockport Psychological Wellbeing Service

Self Help provide a range of support, services and opportunities, across the North West of England, for people living with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, phobias and panic attacks. This service offers one-to-one support, talking therapy and structured courses, E-therapy exercises as well as peer support groups ( ) around depression and anxiety.

A peer support group is available on Facebook at:

This service is available to anyone who is registered with a GP in Stockport and aged 11 years and above Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm

Contact Details

0161 480 2020

Brookfield House, 193-195 Wellington Road South, Stockport SK2 6NG

Shout by mental health innovations

Mental Health Innovations is the charity behind Shout 85258. Shout is a free 24/7 text service for anyone who is struggling to cope with depression, anxiety, abuse, panic attacks, suicidal thoughts, relationship problems and bullying. It allows you to find and receive mental health support anytime day or night. You can simply and discreetly communicate with trained crisis volunteers by text message. They can offer support and provide signposting to other services that offer specialist support and ongoing help in your local area.

Shout can be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Simply text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258.

Contact Details

Simply text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258.

Stockport Christian Counselling

Stockport Christian Counselling services to all people 16 years of age or over who feel in need of help when life's difficulties make it hard to cope.

They are a registered charity and are staffed entirely by volunteers: trained counsellors; professional supervisors; administrative staff; receptionists and a management committee.

Stockport Christian Counselling offers:

  • Counselling for  individuals and couples
  • “Hear & Now”  listening service: Call in at the drop in centre every Monday from 1-3pm.
  • Prayer by Appointment: Individual prayers for a variety of needs.

You can contact SCC to arrange confidential counselling at one of six venues available;  Town House, Edgeley, Cafe One in Cheadle, The Health Centre in Offerton, Life Centre in Romiley, Life Centre in Salford and Trinity Baptist Church, Gorton. Counselling appointment times vary.

Contact Details

0161 428 7388

The Town House, Hope Terrace, Stockport SK3 9DU

Stockport Women's centre

Stockport Women's Centre offers advice and guidance to women aged 18 and over living in Stockport. They know that you may feel alone and understand it takes courage to seek help and take that first important step.

The Centre offers a full range of therapeutic treatments and support services including 1-1 counselling and group sessions; including courses and art groups. All of which are planned to make you feel safe, supported, respected and empowered. 

Contact Details

Call 0161 355 4455 Monday to Friday from 10am to 4:30pm.

 Stockport Women's Centre, 39 Greek Street, Stockport, SK3 8AX

Twitter: @womenscentreSPT

Stockport Homes

If you’re going through a difficult time, talking it through could help. Stockport Homes’ customers can get free counselling provided by students on placement at relationship charity TLC; Talk, Listen, Change. Counselling can help with things like:

  • Coming to terms with a relationship breakdown or losing someone important to you
  • Worries about redundancy or stress in work
  • Supporting you to feel happier with who you are
  • Improving relationships by working out better ways to communicate
  • Dealing with changes in people’s lives, like having children or living with a long-term illness

Contact Details

0161 872 1100

Cornerstone, 2 Edward Street, Stockport, SK1 3NQ

Instagram: stockporthomes Twitter: @StockportHomes



Every day, Samaritans respond to around 10,000 calls for help.

They're there, day or night, if you're struggling to cope, need someone to listen without judgement or pressure.

The Samaritans can give you ways to cope and the skills to be there for others. They also encourage, promote and celebrate those moments of connection between people that can save lives.

You can contact the Samaritans for emotional support by phone and by email, or you can download their self help app.

Contact Details

116 123

Heaton Moor Centre, Thornfield Road, Stockport, SK4 3LD

Instagram: samaritanscharity Twitter: @samaritans Facebook:@samaritanscharity

Mode Rehabilitation

Mode specialise in trauma, substance misuse and eating disorders and provides access to counselling and support through a range of psychological therapy services and mental health support including workshops, activities and drop in’s, peer support, 1:1 long term mentoring, systemic therapy as well as parent support groups.

Contact Details

0161 494 1515

Phoenix House, Whitefield Rd, Bredbury, Stockport SK6 2QR

Twitter: @ModeRehab Facebook:@ModeRehab

Other Services outside of Stockport and Nationwide

Gaddum Centre

Gaddum is a charity leader in providing health and wellbeing services in Greater Manchester. If you need help, someone to talk to or to speak up on your behalf, the Gaddum team can help. Gaddum works in advocacy; providing you with a voice and will support you to look after your rights, they offer carers support and therapy services including adult and child counselling, palliative care and a safe space for the BAME community.

Contact Details

0161 834 6069

Gaddum, 6 Great Jackson St, Manchester, M15 4AX

Instagram: hi_im_gaddum Twitter: @GaddumCentre Facebook:@GaddumCentre