Register with Cogwheel – Children & Young People

To register yourself or your child for counselling sessions with Cogwheel, please book a short registration call with our Admin Team.

The purpose of this call is to give you a better idea about how counselling with Cogwheel works, to talk about waiting times, next steps, and agree an affordable contribution rate for your sessions. Please click here to view our guide to contributions.

To book your registration call, you will be asked:

  • A few questions about what you need support with
  • Your or your child’s GP details
  • Your contact details

This should take around 10–15 minutes.

If you need any help with this process or would prefer to complete the questions over the phone, please call us on 01223 464 385.

Our online registration process requires a mobile phone number and email address – if you do not have a mobile phone and/or email address, please call our office on 01223 464 385 and we will assist you with the registration process.

To book your registration call, please click here and select a date and time. If none of the available slots works for you, please email admin@cogwheel.org.uk with your availability and we’ll see if we can arrange a suitable time together.

Privacy policy

Counselling is a private and confidential form of help. To learn more, read the Cogwheel Counselling Privacy Policy.

Please note: Cogwheel has rigorous standards of IT security, and your data is protected in line with GDPR requirements.  However, please be aware of the theoretical but small risks generally associated with sending personal data online.

I need more urgent help

If you are finding yourself having thoughts of suicide or self-harm, it is important that you seek help by calling one of the following numbers: 

 

If you need help because of domestic abuse or violence, please don’t wait:

  • Call the National Domestic Abuse Helpline Refuge on 0808 2000 247
  • For instructions on what to do if you need urgent police help through the 999 service but can’t speak, click here.

The government has increased support for people under threat of domestic abuse, and there are several organisations who can help:

Support for victims of domestic abuse

If you are experiencing any form of violence or abuse from somebody you live with, remote counselling may not be suitable and could even put you at further risk of harm during national Covid-19 measures.


If you are concerned about your own behaviour towards others, or think that you are at risk of hurting somebody you live with: