Catherine is one of n-compass’ newest volunteers, having joined the Counselling Team at the beginning of this year. Here are her views on her volunteering experience with n-compass:-

 My personal experience as a counselling volunteer with n-compass has been second to none. From the very first point of contact in the training stages, right through until my very first client and long after, the Management and Staff at N-Compass have been absolutely amazing.

The help and support is exceedingly exceptional and as a trainee Integrative Psychotherapist the thought of going out into the community on my own to complete my placement hours, was not only worrying but also a very anxious time for me. However I need not have worried because with N-Compass there is always a friendly voice and a helping hand at the other end of the phone or face to face in person.

 As a trainee volunteer I feel extremely supported and more over I am happy and confident in my chosen organisation, which then allows me to be myself with my clients. With N-Compass, whilst the heart of our work remains with the client, there is also many more positives, such as the ongoing training, the flexibility to work around your own commitments, and the opportunity to interact with other Staff members and Management. n-compass is like an extended family to me, and they do so much to help, support and empower my future career and goals.