Longfield garden lavender plant
Longfield garden lavender plant

""The counselling and talking to other people in the same situation helped him and me greatly. His visits to Longfield helped us to be honest and loving with each other and enjoy the time we had left together""


Being diagnosed with a life-limiting illness – or knowing someone who has – may leave you worrying about what lies ahead and thinking about what really matters to you. If you are coming to terms with your own life-limiting condition, or you are supporting a loved one with a life limiting diagnosis, our team of professional counsellors are here for you.

We offer counselling support on a one-to-one basis. We offer face-to-face sessions – either in our cosy counselling rooms or outside, surrounded by the beauty of our gardens, We also offer telephone and online counselling. Looking for bereavement counselling? Visit our bereavement page here for a list of our bereavement services.

How we can help

Our Counselling Services are free of charge and accessible to adults living with a life-limiting illness as well as their family, loved ones and carers. To access these services you must registered with a GP in Gloucestershire and be referred.

If you are unsure of your needs, get in touch and we can chat through the ways Longfield may be able to help you or your loved ones. We can talk over the phone or via video call to determine how best we can help, or if there is an alternative organisation that would better suit your needs. Our team is professional and friendly and will listen carefully to your needs before making any recommendations.

How to refer

If you would like to access our Counselling Services you can either refer yourself or be referred by a loved one/carer a family member or a healthcare professional. If someone is making a referral on your behalf, they must have your consent to do so. We take referrals by phone, email or by filling out and submitting the online form below. If you are making a referral by email, please download and fill out our referral form at attach it to the email. If you would like to discuss anything prior to referral, please do reach out to us by phone or email.

Phone: 01453 733706

Email: wellbeing@longfield.org.uk

online: Click here

Our Counselling Offerings

Please note that some of our offerings vary throughout the year due to seasonality and availability. Click on the below to learn more about each offering. Alternatively you can download our Counselling brochure here.

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