Southmead Project

We provide free counselling and support for survivors of abuse and addiction. Our long-term counselling supports survivors who have experienced recent or historic abuse, including sexual, physical or emotional abuse, domestic violence or neglect.

We offer a unique counselling service for survivors of abuse who currently have an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Our Nexus counselling focuses on becoming more stable, reducing someone’s drug or alcohol intake and provides practical strategies to help deal with anxiety, depression and flashbacks.

We provide pre-counselling groups for people on our waiting list for counselling. A Family Support Group also takes place every week for people who support someone with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, or who are affected by someone else’s addiction.

Our community-based projects, such as Active Recovery, offer activities to help survivors develop their self-esteem, confidence and peer support networks.

  • Gender: All genders
  • Age: 18+
  • Location: Our sessions take place at the Southmead Project and are open to anyone living in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath and North East Somerset (BANES), and North Somerset. Our Nexus counselling also takes place at outreach locations across Bristol. We also offer remote counselling either online or by phone.
  • Case type e.g. recent/non-recent: Non-recent or recent

We offer a confidential service, and we will only breach confidentiality if there is an issue of child protection or significant harm to self or others. Under these circumstances we will make every effort to involve you in the decision. We abide by the Code of Ethics of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy –

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0117 9506022

165 Greystoke Avenue
BS10 6AS

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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