Starting Therapy : Taking the First Step

Starting Therapy : Taking the First Step

When you you need a little extra help managing your mental health and well-being, therapy can be a helpful tool to have in your toolkit of resources. Whether you need a few sessions or longer-term support, we have a number of therapists and low-cost therapeutic services here at the Meridian Centre with availability for sessions on weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Confidentiality Matters

Confidentiality Matters

One of the most important aspects of therapy – and one of the most fundamental ethical and legal obligations of counsellors and psychotherapists – is that of client confidentiality. At the Meridian Centre we work to ensure the highest possible standards when it comes to protecting your privacy, and maintaining confidentiality, whilst meeting our professional and legal obligations.

Is Therapy Right For Me?

Is Therapy Right For Me?

When we talk about mental health, we’re really talking about our emotional, psychological, and social well-being – how we think, feel and act.  Our mental health can determine how we deal with stress, how we relate to others and the day to day decisions that we make.  If you are currently struggling, know that you are not alone, and that support is available.

Top 5 Tips for Beating New Year Blues

Top 5 Tips for Beating New Year Blues

With Christmas and New Year’s Eve over, spring and summer still a long way off, light hours limited and weather cold and grey, January isn’t the easiest month to navigate. It is also the month where we are most called upon to account for ourselves and to make resolutions to improve our efforts to be better.

Mindfulness Classes at the Meridian Centre : Now Bookable Online

Mindfulness Classes at the Meridian Centre : Now Bookable Online

We’re pleased to announce that our Mindfulness Classes with Kate Wixon can now be booked online.

Kate’s classes incorporate meditations, gentle yoga based mindful movement and knowledge sharing around learning how to live more mindfully, and how to incorporate mindful practice into your everyday life.

Covid Update 16.12.2021

Covid Update 16.12.2021

As a responsible community based service, we’re working hard to keep The Meridian Centre as safe an environment as possible for our clients and therapists. In light of the current Covid situation in the UK, and latest government information, we have updated our COVID-19 policy.

Starting Mindfulness and Meditation

Starting Mindfulness and Meditation

The first time I joined a class, I went with a view to seeing if it would be helpful for autistic children I was teaching, as I thought we were doing a pretty good job for them as far as academic and social skills went, but that, mental healthwise, we weren’t even...
Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating

Often people that are struggling with emotional eating or with their weight will have been stuck in a cycle of dieting, losing weight, putting weight on, guilt, for a long time before they come and seek help from a counsellor…