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 click on the link below to make an online referral. If you need support to complete the referral form please call or email us.


Please note: Our main counselling service requires a referral from your GP to access funding from your local mental health services commissioner.  If this is the right service for you, we will provide you with a funding request letter to take to your GP.  We will support you through this process    

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 all clients, family and carers between 

6 - 12 x 30 minute telephone sessions

with one of our counsellors. 


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

You may be able to access this service while we are waiting to secure funding via a referral from your GP to your local mental health commissioner for our main Counselling Service.

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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.  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

6 x 1 hour counselling sessions

in addition to our main Counselling Service 


Our Family Counselling Service is open to all households where an individual's autism or learning disability within the home is having an impact on you as a family. 

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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