Pay it forward counselling and psychotherapy

At The Brain Charity we deliver counselling sessions for members of the general public through our pay it forward service. This service is available to both individuals and couples.

Our qualified professional counsellors can help provide emotional support in a safe space where you can talk about anything you’re experiencing.

Everything you say during these sessions remains confidential.

What happens in a counselling session?

When you access The Brain Charity’s pay it forward counselling service, one of our qualified counsellors will sit down to listen to what you’re experiencing.

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They will discuss their approach to counselling and initially work with you to see if it’s the right fit for you.

Across all our services, our trained counsellors offer a range of psychotherapies, including CBT, person-centred and integrated. We specialise in supporting those with neurological conditions as well as providing general counselling services.

Counselling appointments are scheduled between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday and can take place in our centre in Liverpool, via video call or over the phone.

We offer couples therapy too

Relationships can be hard sometimes, and we all need a little help now and then. That’s why we offer customized couples therapy sessions, where you and your partner can work on the issues that matter to you.

Whether you need to communicate better, resolve conflicts, or reconnect emotionally, we are here to support you and your relationship.

Don’t wait any longer to improve your relationship. Sign up for our couples therapy sessions today and get access to our experienced counsellors, who use a variety of evidence-based therapies, such as CBT, person-centered, and integrated approaches.

You can choose to come alone or with your partner, and you can opt for in-person or online sessions. Whatever your preference, we are ready to help you.

What is pay it forward counselling?

Every session supports The Brain Charity to provide counselling for those who can’t afford it.

By accessing The Brain Charity’s pay it forward counselling services you are not only accessing high quality professional therapy – you also help to fund free counselling sessions for those affected by a neurological condition.

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How do I book a counselling sesssion?

Sessions are available for both individuals and couples. Sessions for individuals cost £65 and last 50 minutes. Couples sessions cost £90 and last for one hour. You may book 1-2-1 sessions in blocks of up to 12 sessions.

Fill out the form below to request an appointment, and a member of our friendly counselling team will be in touch to discuss your needs.

Alternatively, email or call the counselling team on 0151 207 8524.

If you wish to access counselling through The Brain Charity and are unable to pay for it, please click here to find out more about our free counselling service.


If you are a business or organisation looking to block-book a package of multiple counselling sessions, please email or call the counselling team on 0151 207 8524 to discuss your needs.

Terms and conditions

If you do not attend or cancel your session with less than 24hrs notice, a refund will unfortunately not be given.

If a session is cancelled more than 24hrs but less than 1 week in advance, half the value of the session can be redeemed against a future booking. Sessions cancelled over one week in advance are eligible for a full refund.