YMCA Black Country Group

Area’s support can be offered

Sandwell   Dudley   Wolverhampton   Central   Walsall

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Where is it?

Any venue with a private room available to use

When is it?

Times and days are based on client need and counsellor availability.
Sessions operate for 50 minutes on a fortnightly basis.

Overview of Support offered

YMCABCG have been providing intensive one to-one and group counselling sessions for over 11 years using highly qualified and experienced counsellors. Our confidential counselling service is a relaxed and welcoming opportunity for individuals and/or groups who need therapeutic support. By providing a non-judgemental and safe environment we support clients by enabling them to focus on coping strategies to deal with mental health illness and the pressures of everyday life.

Counselling available:

  • One-to-one
  • Group
  • Couples

Is this activity linked to;

Increasing confidence   Increasing motivation   Increasing Optimism   Improving employability

Where does this support fit into my journey?

Engagement   This is me   I’m up for it   I’m ready   I’m on my way

Session type

Individual   Group
Minimum No. 5   Maximum No. 10

what equipment should I bring

Access to private space without disruption

Outcomes expected


    • Young people will develop effective coping strategies and build emotional resilience to deal with the challenges that life can bring.
    • Young people will have improved confidence, self-esteem, optimism and motivation by dealing with some of the mental health challenges they are facing.
    • Young people will develop the confidence to talk about mental health issues and seek help in times of crisis.
    • Young people will have the confidence and ability to return to, or enter, employment/training/education and develop emotional resilience and coping strategies to sustain employment or engagement in training/education.