Welcome to Brighter Horizons 4U


At Brighter Horizons 4U we are an established counselling organisation which offers our services to Schools, Colleges and Children’s Centres. Our services are offered to children and adults. We are experienced qualified counsellors who adhere to BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).

We are currently working with Sefton and Liverpool schools but we can offer our services throughout the Northwest.

Working with Parents


BH4U offers a confidential setting where children will have the opportunity to explore how they are feeling through the use of many different tools and strategies. However, at BH4U we also understand parents may want to meet with a member of the organisation before counselling begins.

Initially parents are invited to meet with a member of the team to discuss the various counselling models and strategies which are used within the sessions.

Working with Schools

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The DFES guidelines encourage positive mental health in children’s early years and schools settings.

Schools offer pupils an educational opportunity for personal development; a counselling service will complement and support the aims set out within the National Curriculum Guidelines. As OFSTED have stated a good school is judged on the support available to students who are experiencing problems not the lack of problems within schools.

I would just like to thank Liz for all your help and support with Sophie. I am so very grateful for all the kindness you have shown her. This has been reflected in her annual school report, I am so proud of her achievements, I believe this would not have been possible without your input. Thank you very much your work is very much appreciated by parents like myself. Julie


Latest news

Excerpt From The Champion Newspaper 16th May 2012
25th May

Plaza screening for youngsters crime prevention film production

A free film on how to prevent crime produced by 10 yong people was screened last night. It was called Crime: True Stories.  The youngsters used drama and interviews to reconstruct common crimes such as burglary, assault and hate crime and suggested ways of protecting people against them.  Brighter Horizons4u a sefton based counselling service attended the filming sessions to offer support and advice for victims of crime. The project was designed by Christine Physick, the Plaza Cinema director of of creative development and Ian Chapman the director of cottonfield Films in conjunction with Community Foundation for Merseyside and Merseyside Police Authority.