Lay Counselling: A Trainer's Manual

Social and humanitarian organisations provide support to people affected by crisis events all across the globe every day. They respond to human suffering in many different ways, assisting people affected by disasters or other critical events, people suffering from loss or serious illnesses, and people living in isolation or being stigmatised.

Lay counselling - psychosocial support provided by staff or volunteers who do not have a mental health background or formal degree in counselling