Are you having challenges in life that caused you to feel anxious, distress or frustrated? You don’t have to suffer alone and in silence. Our team of lay counsellors are trained to help you through our counselling services.
Issues we see include: Stress, Anxiety, Interpersonal relationships, Parenting issues, Emotional distress, Grief/Bereavement, Workplace problems, Anger management, Low self-esteem
5. What days do you see cases and where is it held?
Note: Due to COVID-19, our lay counsellor may meet you online through ZOOM, whatsapp, skype or other telecommuting means if face-to-face session is deemed unsuitable.
6. Can I change my day & time after I have fix my appointment?
3. Are there cases that you do not see?
Abuse & Violence
Complex Trauma (including childhood trauma) & PTSD
7. What can I expect in our 1st appointment?
8. Will 1 or 2 counselling sessions be enough to resolve my issue?
1. How much is your fee?
2. Can I see a lay counsellor if I am not a Christian / not a member of Bartley?
Yes, we avail our services to all peoples; regardless of their faith, ethnicity or status.
4. Are your lay counsellors trained?
Yes, all our lay counsellors have attended at least 30 hours of counselling training and they attend regular group supervisions by professional counsellors.
Helplines & Resources
Provides emotional support to those in crisis, thinking about suicide or affected by suicide. 1800 221 4444 (24 hrs)
If you are facing a mental health crisis, please call the helpline or seek medical help at IMH 24-hour Emergency Services located in hospital. 6389 2222 (24 hrs)
National toll-free helpline and chatline for all primary-school-aged children. Provides support, advice, and information to lonely and distressed children, especially in situations when their parents or main caregivers are unavailable. 1800 2744 788
24-hour helpline to report family violence, as well as other cases of abuse and neglect. 1800 777 0000 (24hrs)
Note: For psychiatric emergencies (e.g., imminent harm to self or others, extremely agitated), besides bringing the person to the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) emergency, you can also bring the person to the nearest general hospital A&E.
To access psychiatric services within public hospital/institutions at subsidised payment class, please seek a referral from a polyclinic.
The following is a list of family services and counselling resources for your reference. They provide subsidies through means-testing. You may seek help from them by contacting them directly.
FSCs are based in the community to provide help and support to individuals and families in need. ComCare Hotline: 1800 2220000
Provides subsidised counselling services and groupwork to those affected by intra and interpersonal challenges. 6353 1180
For those who are facing emotional, psychological, relationship and marital problems 6536 6366