SEXUAL ABUSE COUNSELLING

WITH THE ROWAN PROJECT

 

SEXUAL ABUSE COUNSELLING with the ROWAN PROJECT

Who are we? 

 

Alongside our work with Domestic Abuse we are now offering specialist counselling support for women, men and those identifying as male or female, young people (boys and girls) aged 16 years and over who have been victims of sexual abuse/violence/rape and/or current/historic child sexual abuse living in Breckland, Norfolk. 

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We are currently accepting self-referrals from those who live in Breckland, Norfolk, and referrals from professionals. 

  

Our services are free to clients and we offer up to 18 sessions of therapy with a fully qualified, registered therapist.  Due to the pandemic we have adapted our services to offer either telephone or Zoom sessions. 

  

We offer day (Monday to Friday) and one late evening appointment and offer a non-judgemental service. 

  

We work to the BACP Ethical Framework (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). 

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All referrals undergo a robust assessment so we can work with you to provide counselling that’s right for you and includes you at every point. 

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The Rowan Project offers specialist free counselling for men and women over 16 years of age. We work with those who have experienced sexual abuse. This can be current, recent, or historical. 

What is Sexual Abuse? 

 

Sexual abuse is any type of sexual behaviour or sexual act, which is unwanted or forced upon a woman, man, or child without their consent. 

The Effects of Sexual Abuse 

 

Sexual abuse/violence can have many psychological, emotional, and physical effects on a survivor.  It can impact the mind, body, thoughts, feelings and behaviours of the person. Examples include: 

  • Depression 

  • PTSD 

  • Anxiety 

  • Personality disorder 

  • Substance misuse 

  • Self-harm 

  • Relationship problems 

  • Feelings including but not limited to, fear, guilt, shame, anger, numbness, and denial. 

 

We are here to help and support you. Just telling your story may be a brave and difficult process however it can also be incredibly healing. 


Please feel free to contact us by email or phone.  

rowanproject@daisyprogramme.org.uk

 

01953 878488

 

Please also feel free to download the Rowan Project leaflet.

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"Counselling with Daisy has made such a difference.  

I am gaining confidence, due to start work and a law degree next year. I am also actively involved with the Daisy Programme supporting the wonderful work they do."

 

"I seriously feel I owe the confident and stable future I now look forward to, to the Daisy Programme and it's invaluable support it has, and continues to give me."

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Answerphone out of hours

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If you need to talk to someone outside of normal 'office' hours, please visit the National Domestic Violence Helpline website.

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The Daisy Programme and The Rowan Project are based in 

Watton | Thetford | Dereham | Breckland | Norfolk