About Us

SAFA is committed to improving the health and well being of our clients

SAFA provides a necessary service within the local community, it is well established and has formed strong links and partnerships with the statutory and voluntary support services in the local area.

SAFA offers a safe environment, help and support to individuals, families and friends affected by the impact self-harm has on their lives.

SAFA has a dedicated, highly motivated staff team that all work within an ethical framework and are committed to supporting people to make positive changes to their health and well-being.

SAFA provides a variety of training courses and workshops available to individuals and professional organisations.

The Safa way to get help…

Self-harm does not discriminate and can affect anyone of any age, gender and from all walks of life.

SAFA offers


All of our counsellors are registered with the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) they can provide counselling, psychotherapy and guidance to people who self-harm and also offer support to their family and friends.

You are not alone.

There is always hope!

We work with the full spectrum of self-harming behaviours, these include:

  • -Anorexia
  • -Bulimia
  • -Binge / Over Eating
  • -OCD
  • -Cutting
  • -Alcohol / Substance abuse, (illicit or prescription)
  • -Body hitting / knocking /punching
  • -Risk-taking behaviour (purposefully putting yourself at risk)
  • -Self neglect
  • -Over working / exercising
  • -Pulling hair out
  • -Risky sexual behaviour
  • -Skin burning /picking