Head office: 01245 269335; Chelmsford: 01245 359353/07958 076001; Basildon: 01268 822800/07717 126407 info@renew-us.org

GPs and Support Organisations

We are a charity that offers low-cost counselling with heavily subsidised bursary places for individuals and families on low-income or benefits. A sliding scale of charges is used for fees which are between £5 and £45 per session.

Some limited free counselling is available for young people in mid, South and West Essex. The South Essex service, based in Basildon, is again time-limited, and has the wider emotional and psychological remit.

Our two counselling centres in Basildon and Chelmsford offer weekly, one-to-one and couples counselling for anyone aged school-age and above. An initial assessment will ensure that we are an appropriate agency to work with the client’s presenting issues.

The families of children seen at both centres have access to a Family Liaison Worker who will support families during the counselling – explaining what happens in counselling and how family dynamics and relationships might be reinforced or changed to increase the effectiveness of the work being undertaken with the child.

Couple’s counselling is available.

All counsellors are appropriately trained and once qualified, registered with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Renew counselling services are accredited by BACP.

Clinical work is supervised by qualified, experienced supervisors to the level required by the BACP. A consultant Clinical Lead provides a robust governance and appraisal of the work to support our internal policies and procedures.

To make a referral please contact:

Bridge Centre


phone: 01268 822800
email: bridge@renew-us.org

Sycamore Centre


phone: 01245 359353
email: sycamore@renew-us.org

Opening Times

Sycamore Centre
  • Monday 12.00noon – 8.00pm
  • Tuesday 10.30am – 8.00pm
  • Wednesday 9.00am – 12.00noon
    4.00pm – 8.00pm
  • Thursday 9.00am – 8.00pm
  • Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm
Bridge Centre
  • Monday 10.00am – 9.15pm
  • Tuesday 10.00am – 9.15pm
  • Wednesday 10.00am – 6.00pm
  • Thursday 11.00am – 8.00pm
  • Friday 9.30am – 2.00pm
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Renew’s therapeutic services are accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and we adhere to their ethical framework for the Counselling Professions 2018. Renew Counselling is a registered charity No 1084940 and a Company limited by guarantee, registered in England. Registered office: Sadlers House, 2 Legg Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1AH Company No. 4099810 TM The name, logotype and four squares graphic device are registered Trademarks (Reg No: 3015144) of Renew Counselling