Based in High Wycombe and Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Mind offers one-to-one counselling for young people aged from 11-17, run by dedicated counsellors/play therapists. There is a sliding scale of fees for this service, from 15 – 40 per session. They provide a confidential counselling service to individuals regardless of age, gender, sexuality, disability, religion or background. An independent service, operating separately from GPs and other Statutory Agencies. They will only report issues to other agencies if they have concerns as to the safety of a client or someone they tell us about. Clients will be offered an initial appointment to ascertain that it is the right service for them. Following this they will be offered weekly counselling sessions with their allocated counsellor. The duration of each session is 50 60 minutes. After initial assessment, there may be a waiting list for counselling to start. Young people can self-refer or referrals can come from parents/carers.