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Central Counselling and Training Service: Personal Counselling

CCTS (Central Counselling and Training Service) offers a personal counselling service for individuals.  

CCTS uses a Christ-centred model of counselling, and their vision is to see individuals reach their potential through healing and restoration, and through growing in a secure, dependent relationship with God. The counselling model used is flexible, so that people of other faiths or no faith can also access their services.

Find out more about their counselling service:

Who it's for: Counselling is for anyone who wants to explore and share the fears, concerns and challenges in their life. The service is open to all regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or religious beliefs.
Is the service confidential? Yes. Your counsellor will not discuss anything you’ve talked about to anyone else, except for their supervisor who provides the same commitment to confidentiality. All information shared by you (whether verbal or written) is carefully protected to ensure it can’t be accessed by anyone else.
Where: Counselling sessions usually takes place at CCTS, which is based at Central Hall, St Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF.
When: Counselling sessions are normally held on a weekly basis, and can be arranged for times that suit both you and your counsellor.
Cost: Charges apply for the initial interview and any subsequent sessions. You can find out about current rates by contacting CCTS (details below).
How to arrange counselling: If you would like to arrange counselling, please contact CCTS (details below) and they will return your call as soon as possible (usually within a few days). At this point they will answer any queries you have and arrange an initial interview. The initial interview will enable them to closely match their service to your needs, or direct you to other agencies if required. After this, you will then be contacted again once a counsellor is available to book a counselling session.
Contact CCTS: To find out more or to speak to a counsellor, please phone CCTS on 023 8038 5247 and leave a message on the answerphone, or email You can also visit their website for more information.