'A Counselling Service in Sunderland'

Welcome to 'The Living Way' Counselling Service

'A place of hope and healing offering accessible and affordable counselling within the North East'


The Living Way is in the process of resuming face to face sessions. These will be held in accordance with government guidelines to maintain safety of all involved. If you would like more information regarding what we have put in place or to discuss any concerns you may have regarding accessing the service please get in touch.



Congratulations! You have taken the first step on your journey to finding the help and support you need!

We hope the information you find here will help you to make a decision about accessing counselling. We are aware that it is often a big step to get this far, especially for the first time.

It is important to remember that seeking counselling is not a sign of weakness. We believe that seeking help for emotional problems is equally important as seeking medical assistance for any physical ailments.

Our aim is to provide a counselling service that allows you to talk about whatever is troubling you in a warm and safe environment and within the appropriate boundaries of confidentiality.


We believe YOU are valuable and will offer you counselling regardless of faith or belief.

We will encourage YOU to work through and find solutions to your difficulties

We understand that trust is important to YOU, therefore our service is provided in a safe and confidential environment.

We will provide you with help that is accessible and affordable

Registered Charity Number 1150721