Information for young people about the DIYPCS

Our Counselling Service gives you the opportunity to talk to an independent counsellor about any social and emotional issues you may have, in a safe and accessible way.

Coronavirus update

The Counselling Service (DIYPCS) is currently providing counselling face to face in schools following health and safety guidelines and continue to offer an online service. New referrals are welcome.

For the latest information about our services and advice please visit


If you are in crisis and need immediate support, please contact:

  • If your life is at imminent risk, call 999 for emergency help
  • The Samaritans – Call 08457 909090
  • Childline (up to 25 years) – Call 0800 1111


All our counsellors are fully qualified, have lots of experience in working with children and young people and are accredited by the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).

Who can access counselling?

Any child or young person aged between 11 and 18 (Year 6 to Year 13) who lives in or goes to school in Denbighshire, can access counselling.

Refer yourself for counselling 

Find out how to refer someone for our counselling service.

Consent for counselling 

Find out about who needs consent and how to provide it.

More information

Find out information about DIYPCS counselling sessions.

You can contact us if you have any questions about the Denbighshire Independent Young Persons' Counselling Service.