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Who are we?

Kernel Counselling and Psychotherapy is the welcoming central Brighton Practice of professional partners Jessica Leigh and Denise Cooper.

We are psychotherapeutically-trained Counsellor/Psychotherapists with a ‘Humanistic’ orientation, working from comfortable rooms just a short walk from Brighton Station.

Kernel works with individuals and small groups across a range of different issues including stress, anxiety, addiction, depression, loss and life changes, among others (see right).

We recognise it can be hard to make sense of all the Counselling and Psychotherapy options out there - and it’s really important to find the right person for you.

For this reason, we suggest you book a single starter session - with no obligation to come again.

This helps us decide whether we are a ‘good fit’ and provides the chance to discuss what you’d like to get from the counselling experience.

Kernel-Counselling-ServicesHow can we help?

Kernel can support you with a range of issues, among them: Abuse, Addiction, Alcohol, Adoption, Aggression, Anxiety, Anger, Bereavement, Bullying, Change, Childhood, Confidence, Crisis, Crime, Depression, Disability, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Drug Use, Dependency (substance and relational), Eating Disorder, Feelings, Family Issues, Fatigue, Fear, Fertility, Grief, Identity, Illness, Intimacy, Sexuality, Gender and Identity Issues, Life Changes, Low Self-Esteem, Loss, Mental Health, Neglect, Parenting, Psychosomatic diagnoses, Personal Development, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Self-Harm, Stress, Substance Abuse, Suicidal and other Thoughts, Sex and Sexuality, some Trauma, Transition, Unemployment and Work Issues.