What is STAR
STAR counselling is our Sexual Trauma and Recovery Counselling team working across the South of Hampshire, Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. We work with people who have experienced Sexualised Trauma, whether this be recent or non-recent rape, sexual abuse or sexual violence/crime.
We are an experienced and inclusive team of Counselling Practitioners trained to specialise in Trauma Informed Recovery. We understand that anyone can be affected by sexualised trauma and the wide range of impacts it can have.
We offer one-to-one counselling for Adults, Young people and Children at our dedicated counselling centres in Portsmouth and Fareham. These can be face-to-face, remote virtual counselling or via phone. We can also travel to you and meet in your community at a safe and confidential space.
STAR Counselling run specifically designed groups for mixed genders, single sex; women and men’s groups. We also run a group for people who identify as LGBTQ+. and children and young people’s groups too.
This is free to access counselling, we accept self-referrals and referrals from professionals.
We are members of the Male Survivors Partnership.
STAR Counselling adheres to the bacp ethical framework