C.H.O.I.C.E.S - Community Help Offering Individuals Counselling & Equine Services

We offer one-to-one counselling, group work, family work, on-site training, and the unique field of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) in the Staffordshire area.

CHOICES are a team of qualifiedexperienced counsellors offering a professional and confidential service available to children, young people and adults. The counsellors are members of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and abide by their code of ethics, standards and disciplinary procedures.  

Our counsellors have experience with all ages, working within Mainstream, Emotional Behavioural Difficulty (EBD) Schools, Pupil Referral Units and Social Service Establishments.

CHOICES constantly look to secure funding which may enable clients the opportunity to benefit from counselling free of charge, subject to the referral criteria. This is currently available within the Tamworth area of Staffordshire.

YES!!! You did it.
You helped CHOICES cic and its Horse Power project over £43,000 to support those that need one to one counselling and equine therapy in the Tamworth area. A BIG thank you to all that voted and all that supported the work to win this.

Our "The People's Projects" entry was called HORSE POWER and it will provide additional mental health support for children, young people and adults. The results were announced live on ITV Central News on Thursday 6th April. See more on the @CHOICEScic Facebook and Twitter pages.


  • Eagala Model - Introductory & refresher workshops (Nov 2018 and Mar 2019) There are two courses coming up: 24th November 2018 and 29th March 2019. Please click on the links to download the PDF flyer for more information.
    Posted 29 Oct 2018, 11:22 by Richard Heward
  • 2018 Bingo Our annual bingo night at Fazeley Town Hall was on a really warm Friday 13th July. We made a whopping £1,030! Thanks to all that came to support us ...
    Posted 23 Jul 2018, 11:31 by Richard Heward
  • The Big Walk visit CHOICES Walkers from The National Lottery's "The Big Walk" came to visit CHOICES last week. The team of four walkers are taking part in the initiative, journeying across the UK ...
    Posted 1 Jun 2018, 09:35 by Richard Heward
  • Clare Balding radio programme covers EAP Really interesting radio programme by @clarebalding which covers Equine Assisted Psychotherapy https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09v9p1q  which CHOICES is able to offer too.
    Posted 30 Mar 2018, 00:50 by Richard Heward
  • We have 3 free of charge courses in April 2018 We have 3 free courses 10th, 11th and 12th April 201810am - 2pm Each Day - Refreshments Provided - Bring Your Own LunchSee the poster attached below.10th April 2018Anxiety ...
    Posted 30 Mar 2018, 00:51 by Richard Heward
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Equine News

Can horses help humans beat anxiety?

Angela experiEAPences Equine Assisted Psychotherapy for the first time. She wants to overcome her anxiety. 

Here's a local BBC story about EAP in action:

Crowdfunding opportunity 

"From the horses mouth". Please have a look at what's on offer. 

EAP in the Press

The Stone and Eccelshall Gazette covered a visit to CHOICES from The Big Walk.

CHOICES is a community interest company funded by:

CHOICES is now a community interest company (CIC). We have changed from being a "limited" registered company in order to offer our services to more providers and therefore to benefit more clients.

We have therefore changed our web site name - please change any saved links to http://www.choices-cic.org.uk along with the email address at the bottom of this page.