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020 7510 1081 Open House
13 Whitethorn Street London E3 4DA
Tel: 020 7510 1081
Fax: 020 7537 7944

Talking Therapies

Everybody feels unhappy or anxious at some point in their life. Counselling can help to process and manage these feelings. Find out more about our different counselling services:

- Counselling Tower Hamlets

- Counselling Newham

- Newham Bereavement Service

- External Counselling Projects

MITHN Counselling Services are BACP Accredited and work to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice.




  We offer a range of free and confidential talking therapies and self management skills in Tower Hamlets. People come to counselling to talk about a whole range of issues. Counselling can help people come to terms with or resolve certain issues, clarify ways to move forward or to release painful feelings.

If you would like to access our counselling services then please call 020 8475 8080. You can also visit


This is not a crisis service, if you need immediate or urgent help, please contact the Tower Hamlets Crisis Team on 020 7771 5807. 




We offer 8 weeks of one to one talking therapies (non CBT brief counselling) in the borough of Newham. This provides a safe and confidential space for you to esplore thoughts and feelings.

We have 4 locations where counselling can be carried out in Newham. This service is only available to Newham residents over the age of 18.

Counselling is free and is available:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays from 9am-4pm
  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5pm - 8pm


You can self refer via the NHS IAPT Team by telephoning 020 8475 8080. They will carry out a telephone assessment to determine suitability for brief counselling with our service. Once a counsellor has been allocated, you will be seen for 8 weeks at one of the locations in Newham. The sessions take place once a week for 50 minutes for up to 8 consecutive weeks. You can also find out more at




The Newham Bereavement Service is for adults living in Newham who have experienced grief, loss and bereavement.




We can offer a range of support which include:


1.Bereavement Counselling

2.Bereavement Group - each session covers a range of topics to include, grief models, grieving well, dealing with thoughts and emotions, creating lasting bonds and how to move forwards. For more information and to attend these groups contact The Newham Bereavement Service. View the poster here

3.Advice and information


Contact us on 020 7510 1081 or 020 7510 4268

To make a referral download the referral form here or email:

View the poster here and information leaflet here.




We also provide external projects which provide one to one counselling for hard to reach clients. This includes counselling with Tower Hamlets Homes, The Prince's Trust, London Churchill College and other schools and homeless shelters in the area. 

If you are interesting in MITHN setting up a counselling provision for your school or organisation, please contact the counselling co-ordinator on outlining your requirements.

Please note there is a small charge for counselling provision. However, this is merely to cover the costs and is on a not for profit basis.



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