Inayat Counselling Service has been established to support individuals experiencing emotional and psychological distress. With our experienced team of professionals we are able to support people with a wide variety of mental health problems.

Inayat supports people experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems. Some of the common issues include: depression, anxiety, stress, panic attacks, bereavement and loss, relationship problems, self-harm, eating disorders, psychological trauma and family and social stresses.

Our counsellors see young people, adults, couples and families. The Inayat Counselling service does not currently provide a service for people with florid psychotic conditions or children under the age of 6.

Our organisation is based in Burnley, from our offices we see clients across the UK. We also undertake counselling over the phone, online, via email and Skype. Email or call us to discuss your requirements and preferences.

Yes, all our therapists work within the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council), or BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy), or BABCP (British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies) or BPS (British Psychological Society) ethical framework for good practice. Copies of the codes are available on request.

Yes, all our therapists attend regular clinical supervision in accordance with the ethical guidelines of their registering body.

Counselling is a confidential service. Everything that is discussed in a session strictly remains within the room and information will only be shared with other agencies with the full permission of the client. The only exception to this rule is when a client poses a risk to themselves or others.

Counselling sessions cost £40-£60 per hour, however a reduced rate may be provided for young people, students and individuals in receipt of state benefits. Inayat will assess each client on a case by case basis. We encourage you to contact us to see if we can help.

Please contact us to make an appointment on 01282 616 825, 07495 921678 or email confidentially on Once a referral has been made we will arrange for an initial assessment session.