Respect for All Services

We offer counselling services to autistic and or learning disabled people and couples and their families and carers who live in Greater Manchester. 

Our counselling sessions mostly take place online or on the telephone. 

We are funded by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and also directly by the Mental Health Teams within the boroughs of Greater Manchester via a referral from a GP.

Our services are all listed below.

Please Note:  Due to high demand for our counselling services and current waiting times of over 6 months, we are currently not accepting any new referrals at this time.  Please check back in with us periodically via the website for further updates.

If you have recently made a referral, please bear with us and we will in touch with you as soon as possible. 

Initial Support Service

Our Initial Support Service offers clients, family and carers up to 6 x 1 hour counselling sessions

with one of our counsellors. 

This service is designed for people with lower level support needs. 

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Counselling Service

Our main Counselling Service offers you

12 x 1 hour sessions

with one of our counsellors.

In order to access our main Counselling Service, we will need your GP to make a referral on your behalf to your local mental health services commissioner for funding.  We will guide you through this process every step of the way and until funding is secured, we may be able to offer you support through our Initial Support Service.

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Family Counselling

Our Family Counselling Service offers you up to 12 x 1 hour counselling sessions

in addition to our main Counselling Service 

Our Family Counselling Service is open to all households who want to explore and understand more about autism and learning disability in relation to family dynamics and experiences. 

We can work with the members of your family individually or as a whole family with one or more counsellors depending on your situation.

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Post Diagnosis Support

We are able to offer clients who have recently received an autism or learning disability diagnosis support through any of our services.  Whether it is 1-to-1 work or you need support as a family, we will tailor our services to your needs.

We are currently developing a post-diagnosis specific peer led group service - so watch this space!

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