A Positive Start CIC is a  Community Interest Company, founded  on a People First philosophy and delivering new solutions to support and empower people who my have encountered trauma  and/or abuse in their lives. We  provide a safe, non- judgmental space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings, both on and off line. 

Our holistic services include; Counselling & Mentoring Support &  Trauma Informed Therapy.


We provide face to face and online, person-centred Counselling, for adults on low incomes on a Pay-What -U-Can


Through our Associates, we are able to provide a range of holistic therapy, such as Emotional Freedom Technique & Drawing and Talking Therapy.  Emotional Freedom Technique is a leading energy therapy suitable for people of all ages. 

Drawing and Talking Therapy helps young people 16+  and is delivered face to face on a one to one basis  by an qualified and professional practitioner as an associate service.

At  A Positive Start we use our skills & life experiences to create and deliver our own brand of survivor led Early Intervention Awareness & Prevention Training called S.T.A.N.D©,  educating & raising awareness of vitally important issues that are often difficult subjects to talk about such as Sexual  Abuse, Domestic Violence  and  Adult Grooming. We deliver training to Individuals & Organisations tasked with safeguarding, reinvesting funds to provide counselling services & support for survivors of abuse.

 'It's not what you know, but what you do with what you know that counts'

We are proud our and small friendly, like-minded team, who are compassionate, committed & caring and absolutely

determined to make a difference wherever we can.

At A Positive Start CIC We SEE you  

Support, Empower & Encourage.  



'If you are looking for that one person to change your life - look within'

Early Intervention
Awareness & Prevention Training 
Early Intervention
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 A Positive Start CIC

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During Office Hours:  01450 376682  




 A Positive Start CIC, Unit 5, Liddesdale Road. Hawick , TD9 0BN,

Roxburghshire, The Scottish Borders, Scotland, UK
Company No. SC581017 | UKRLP : 10068484. 

Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists & Hypnotherapists 

Member of the EFT & Mindfulness Centre
Association of Child Protection Professionals Membership No 08657


Out of Hours Contact

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