Renew – Counselling Services

Renew offer counselling to children, young people and adults.  They are based in Chelmsford and Basildon.

Counselling for children

This involves using play and art to communicate, as well as talking. The sessions are weekly and last 50 minutes. The number of sessions is agreed between the child, the counsellor and the parent or carer.

Counselling for young people

The Renew counsellors can help young people with identity issues, anxiety, depression, anger, bullying, divorce or separation of parents, self-harm, recovering from abuse or other trauma.

Counselling for adults

Renew can help adults with anxiety, depression, relationship problems, loss and bereavement, feeling overwhelmed, self-esteem and confidence issues, and identity issues.

The cost of counselling is calculated based on household income.

Who the service provides for

5 years old and above.

How the service is accessed


Sycamore Centre in Chelmsford: 01245 359353 or
Bridge Centre in Basildon: 01268 822800 or

Email address

Operational locations

  • Basildon
  • Chelmsford