neurological conditions

intandem offers:

  • Individual, couples and group counselling for people with a neurological condition and/or their families & friends
  • Coaching, advocacy and support to assist you in navigating life including relationships, work and health, social care & education services
  • A bi-monthly support group ‘Culture Club’ which is open to anyone with a neurological condition

Starting Points

Starting points may vary from person to person. We aim to support you to find a way forward that feels right for you

Supporting Communication

  • Increasing your understanding of how your communication is affecting your life choices and how you feel about yourself
  • Increasing your communication choices, opportunities and self-confidence
  • Supporting you to educate key people in your communication network
  • Working with your family and/or friends as you see relevant

Navigating the future       

  • Supporting you to look at your current situation and the possible changes you want to make
  • Helping you to break down your aspirations into manageable steps in order for you to move forward
  • Exploring personal goals. These can be smaller goals (e.g. making phone calls, meeting new people), through to more ambitious goals (e.g. accessing an adult education course, public speaking, starting a new hobby/interest)

Building Relationships

  • Supporting you in maintaining and developing previous meaningful relationships and in making new ones
  • Working with you individually, in combination with one/more members of your family/friendship groups, both separately, in couples and groups
  • Providing education, information and training to you and to those who are important to you

 Exploring feelings and emotions

  • Offering you a safe and confidential space to talk openly about your experiences and feelings with someone outside of your family and friendship groups
  • Helping you to develop an understanding of your thoughts and feelings at this time and creating ways to manage them
  • Developing your ability to control and harness your emotions to develop your personal resilience