Telephone Counselling Service for Acquired Brain Injury SurvivorsBrain Injury Matters
Across Northern Ireland
Type of support for people
- Emotional or social support (e.g. befriending)
This service supports ABI survivors individuals needs, their empowerment and their individual preferences.
The telephone counselling service offered by Brain Injury Matters is specifically tailored and deemed for those brain injury survivors capable of engaging verbally and effectively using this communication option without compromising their confidentiality or choice of service delivery. The service is currently delivered two days a week (Thursday and Friday) by our qualified counsellor who has proficient knowledge and understanding of a range of issues and challenges relating to brain injury.
In the current circumstances, this service will provide brain injury survivors with increased access to rehabilitation; help to reduce feelings of anxiety and stress as well as reducing the feelings of isolation. Once you have made a referral to the service; you will be given an appointment time for the counsellor to phone you to conduct the counselling session.
People can access the support by downloading a referral form from our website; https://www.braininjurymatters.org.uk/counselling
You can also phone 02890 705125 and our staff member will provide you details of referring into the service and explain the process in more detail.
Brain Injury Matters
Brain Injury Matters (NI)
Operating in the following council areas:
- Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
- Ards and North Down Borough Council
- Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council
- Belfast City Council
- Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council
- Derry City and Strabane District Council
- Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
- Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council
- Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
- Mid Ulster District Council
- Newry, Mourne and Down District Council