Based in Birmingham, UK and Online, Openforwards teaches you proven ways to get more out of your work and your relationships.
What we teach you is drawn from a deep pool of scientific research about what works and what doesnt’t.
We’ve seen time and time again that when people put CBT & Mindfulness strategies into practice, they transform their lives in extraordinary ways.
Get Free Guidance and practical advice so you can relax, improve your relationships and build your confidence.
Our advanced training and online coaching programme Self-Help School teaches you how to handle your stress like a pro.
And you can sit down regularly with a CBT Therapist to learn, ask questions and confront things in a safe and supportive environment. Come on your own just for you or bring your partner so you can work on improving your relationship together.
How we can help
Counselling & Behavioural Therapy
1 on 1 face to face support
This is your chance to learn CBT & Mindfulness skills that make a difference. Its not just talking. These are structured sessions where you’ll have work to do in your own time. And all with the dedicated support of a trained CBT professional.
Read the Blog
Key Lessons and New Perspectives
Get an educational experience reading our articles.
Develop your understanding, feel more hopeful and learn practical ways to get more out of your relationships, your work and day to day life.
Self Help School
An Online coaching program
Advanced Training and Online Coaching featuring courses, coaching sessions, expert guides and members-only forums.
Reduce your stress and build your confidence and at your own pace and wherever you are.
Reaching out for help is a sign of strength. It gives you the opportunity to learn and to build your confidence
The truth is that we all struggle from time to time. It’s a part of being alive. It is a sign that you want more from life.
Speak to a CBT Therapist
Take the first step to regaining control by speaking to a supportive therapist. Whichever is easier, email or telephone, drop us a line to make that first appointment.
Free Step-by-Step Guidance
Whether you have issues at work, in your relationships or just getting through the day, you’ll get access to the useful tools and techniques that can make a difference.
What people are saying about us
“Jim has helped me so much in the time i have been seeing him. He has helped me in lots of ways, setting me small tasks, listening to me and helping me stand back from certain situations…i can see things are not as bad as i perceive and I’ve learned to take a different perspective”
Louise · 39 years old
“I would recommend Jim to anyone who finds themselves in my position, anyone who is seeking to make changes, those motivated to turn their life around for the better.”
Gary · 31 years old
“I found the counselling sessions and your approach to CBT extremely beneficial. Counselling not only helped me overcome my OCD but has given me the tools to manage my condition and to prevent the obsessions and compulsions from returning”
Ben · 27 years old
“I came to Jim for help after struggling with panic attacks and agoraphobia for many years. The therapy has been challenging at times but, with patience and support, Jim has taught me to adopt a new approach to my anxiety, which is enabling me to live a fuller life”
Maria · 44 years old