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Adult Therapeutic Support

We are here to support you. We understand what you may be experiencing and we can help.

Freeva’s counselling team provide an environment of trust and confidence to help you focus on any feelings you may be experiencing.

We understand domestic abuse can have an enormous effect on mental health. The reactions and emotions following abuse can be overwhelming and difficult to navigate. Our counsellors can provide support for you during and after these difficult times. We’re here for you, with a safe place to explore and work through any experiences of abuse.

Our counselling sessions consist of 6-12 weeks of support, in which we provide an action plan, a positive environment for healing and recovery, and any necessary onward referrals. You’ll complete our counselling sessions with the skills to feel empowered to make independent life choices and any further information you may need going forward.

Reporting to the police

You do not have to report to the police to get support from us.

If you don’t want to report, we are here to support you with any emotional needs, guidance, safety planning and help you access any more relevant information.

If you are considering reporting to the police, we can help you understand how the criminal justice process works. We can talk you through what will happen if you do report to the police, what will happen if you report anonymously or the importance and process of forensic DNA retrieval.

*There are times that on our Helpline and in all our Domestic Abuse services, we will report to the police, with or without consent, if the risk to a client, child or third party, is significantly high.

How to get help

We provide our Adult Therapeutic Support service to anybody who has experienced domestic violence, and lives in Leicestershire.

If you live outside of the Leicestershire area, please contact the National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247.

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Looking for support? Call our helpline today.

Get Informed

If you’re not yet ready to speak to someone, we have a range of information and resources available for you to read and use in the meantime.

To refer yourself to our support services, and begin your journey to a brighter future, call 0808 802 0028.

What is domestic abuse

What is Domestic Abuse?

Not sure what domestic abuse is? We answer the frequently asked questions and give you signs you can look out for below.

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Building Healthy Relationships

We know building healthy relationships after abuse can be a challenge, so we’ve put together a guide to help empower you to foster safe and supportive connections.

What is Sexual Abuse

What is Sexual Abuse?

Below, we provide insights into what constitutes sexual abuse, offering a guide to recognising key signs and addressing common concerns.

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