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    How we can help

    This site has been created to help adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, rape and sexual violence to access appropriate professional help.

    At Axis we understand how difficult it is for survivors to make that difficult courageous decision to seek help. With appropriate help you will overcome your traumatic past / present.

    Learn more about how we can help you
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    Who we are

    AXIS was formed in 1993 as a charity to meet a growing need to help people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin to deal with the trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse.

    We provide a locally based, accessible and confidential counselling service for men and women aged 11 years or over.

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    A client’s journey through Axis Counselling – Gold Medal award garden

    Award winning garden at Shrewsbury Flower Show depicting a client’s journey with Axis, starting from the security of the counselling room to breaking free to a new life.

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Women

Women

Axis provides a one to one counselling service for women.

The choice of male or female counsellor is yours. We have one day a week set aside for an all female environment.

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Men

Men

We understand how difficult it is for men to discuss their sexual trauma and can offer you a male or female counsellor.

We understand the different effects abuse has upon men and we are specially trained to help you.

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Children & Young People

Children & Young People

We have several counsellors who have been trained specially to work with young people and young adults.

We also offer young people’s advisors.

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Families

Families

Axis Link offers counselling for loved ones of victims of abuse.

We also offer family counselling should you request this.

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News

Run for “tough conversations” – £300 pledged so far
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A half marathon is not enough of a challenge for Axis’s sexual violence advisor Sally – she decided to run all the way to Abersoch last weekend to watch the event at the Welsh seaside town. It was good training for Sally as next month she will be taking part in one of the toughest endurance events in the UK to raise more funds for Axis. Sally is an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor…

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