We are Open !


During this extraordinary and restricted period of lockdown, CPT continues to respond to and work with those who want help and/or training to help others – we are offering our services on-line.


We are striving to help people trapped in poverty, who have been unable to access the long term help necessary to overcome the rigid and enduring life patterns, which developed during childhood and have been reinforced throughout life.


We have worked to promote ease of access to this kind of help and to reduce the intolerable strain on individuals, their families and communities.





The Counselling Pastoral Trust (CPT) is a charity dedicated to keeping families together. We provide affordable professional counselling services to families and individuals to help resolve problems that lead to relationship breakdown.  In 2009 CPT established The Schema Therapy institute, to train counsellors and psychotherapists/psychologists in individual, group and child and adolescent schema therapy.

Where We Can Help

You may be wondering whether therapy is right for you. If you recognise any of the experiences outlined below, or if you feel troubled in a way that is hard to describe, we can offer help. Regular sessions are provided so problems or experiences that may have seemed confusing, frightening or even overwhelming can be resolved.

The kinds of experiences we at CPT can help with include :

  • Feelings of depression, anxiety or confusion
  • Concerns about your relationships, at home or work
  • Suffering the pain of loss or bereavement
  • Feelings of loneliness, an inability to connect with those around you.
  • Physical problems with no clear physical cause
  • Finding there is no meaning in life
  • Suffering from trauma, or abuse whether past or present
  • Addictions (sexual, drugs, gambling, alcohol, and other compulsive behaviours)

What we offer

In the area of emotions many have suffered. CPT offers hope to anybody who wants to change life-long problems and move on. We will work with you as long as you need us.

We have a range of therapeutic approaches aimed at helping you in the best possible way. The core of our work is in…

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