How we help

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In this section:

  • Counselling

    Axis has been counselling survivors of childhood sexual abuse and sexual trauma for more than 20 years.  We are one of the most experienced and long-established services in the UK and have helped more than 12,000 people over the years. All our counsellors are specially trained to understand and help you overcome the trauma you have suffered.  Your counsellor will listen to…

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  • The Healing Process

    The healing process is a long and complex one which will be difficult at times and requires courage and commitment. It involves feeling some discomfort but we will support you and always make sure that you have a good strong support system and you are in a safe place throughout your journey. There are a number of stages to recovery, though as everyone is an individual they do…

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  • ISVA

    The Independent Sexual Violence Advisor Service at Axis supports victims of rape and sexual violence, whether recent or historic, with practical measures and advice. You do not have to report an assault to receive the services of an ISVA – she is a victim-focused advocate who is independent of the police. An ISVA is not a counsellor, though she can refer you for…

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