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  • Phone 01543 300068
  • Energy House, 35 Lombard Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6DP

Ruth Millward

In the lead up to Christmas, due to a combination of workplace and home issues I had a breakdown and went off sick from work. I was as near to rock bottom as I could possibly be, and didn’t think I could carry on with life. My employer convinced me to give counselling a go and I reluctantly agreed, not believing it would make any difference.

Right from the moment that first phone call took place due to the nature of the person I spoke with I felt a weight had been lifted. From then until my first appointment it was such a speedy and seamless process.

Without this service, I don’t think I’d be here. My counsellor saved my life. She was so open, natural and professional in every aspect. At the start of our sessions I was a firm believer that I was no good to anybody but within a couple of sessions she made me realise that I did have qualities and that I was worth it and that people did care. Thanks to my therapy I actually managed to return to work part time. I had a few extra sessions to support me during that initial period which proved crucial as even though I was still a mess, I couldn't face going into a classroom. Thanks to the support of my colleague, my counselling and management/HR I have now returned to work full time and back teaching.

I would recommend you to anyone as to me you are lifesavers and I can't be the only person who feels like this about what you do. Excellent service.