Release offers one-to-one counselling and a range of therapeutic groups to women in Brighton and the surrounding areas, providing opportunity to change how they feel and to live better.

Release is open to all women regardless
of age, gender, race, nationality, faith,
sexual orientation or disability.

At Release we are passionate about supporting women

in taking steps to overcome whatever challenges you are facing.

Whether you are looking for individual counselling, or group

support- please get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.


Release Counselling and Therapy for Women is a community counselling project, set up in January 2013, to provide affordable counselling for women in Brighton & Hove, experiencing any mental health distress. Since our launch in 2013, we have had referrals from over 500 individual women, and we currently work with approximately 100 individuals each year.


Release Counselling and Therapy for Women is a Registered Charity (No. 1192772).


We have a small counselling team at Release, and all of our counsellors are qualified, fully insured, supervised and work within the BACP (British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists) Ethical Framework. As a team we have additional specialism in the areas of trauma & sexual violation, couples therapy, maternal mental health, faith & spirituality, addictions and bereavement & loss.