What we offer

Womankind provides women in the Bristol area with free or affordable professional counselling, psychotherapy and on-going support.


We provide:

  • A Helpline for women in distress and women suffering domestic abuse
  • Befriending for women with enduring mental health issues living in South Gloucestershire
  • Individual counselling for women on benefits and low incomes
  • Outreach and specialist counselling services
  • Short-term psychotherapy groups focussing on specific issues e.g. sexual abuse
  • Open-ended psychotherapy groups for women who need longer term support
  • A private counselling and group therapy service for women who can afford to pay
  • Confidential assessment to help you find out what support you need

We also offer...

  • Volunteering opportunities in administration, helpline and befriending
  • Student placements for counsellors who are interested in working psychodynamically
  • Training for volunteers and professionals

Contact us if you are experiencing...





An acute crisis


Domestic abuse




Relationship difficulties


Enduring problems arising from past physical, emotional or sexual abuse