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Listed here are a variety of links – some directly related to counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy and psychotherapy, as well as others that will provide you with further information and help. There are also a number of other links that you may find of interest.

Counselling / Cognitive Behavioural Therapy    

Counselling CBT
Gill's other website specifically about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Reference, Helplines and Advisory Services    

Relate Counselling by Phone
Offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through their website.

  Relate Counselling

Medical Advisory Service
Provides professional advice and information over the telephone on all aspects of medical and healthcare matters.

  Medical Advisory Service

NHS Direct
Call NHS Direct on 0845 4647 for health advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The website includes a health encyclopaedia, common health questions and a self-help guide.

  NHS Direct

Shelter Free Housing Advice
The housing and homelessness charity. Shelter help people find and keep a home, and campaign for decent housing for all.

  Shelter Free Housing Advice

Citizens Advice Direct
Trained advisors can give╩you reliable, up-to-date advice╩until 8pm on weekdays and 10am-2pm on Saturdays.

  Citizens Advice Direct

Equality and Human Rights Commission Helpline
Champions equality and human rights for all, working to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society.

  Equality and Human Rights Commission

MDF – The BiPolar Organisation
Works to enable people affected by bipolar disorder / manic depression to take control of their lives.

  MDF – The BiPolar Organisation

Anxiety UK - formerly The National Phobics Society
The largest charity dealing with anxiety disorders. A user-led organisation, believing firmly that those who have personal experience of anxiety are often best-placed to support others similarly affected.

  Anxiety UK

Meeting the challenge of mental illness. Set up to improve the quality╩of life for╩people affected by mental illness. Tackles the neglect of people suffering from schizophrenia and the poverty of services and information.


Business Debtline
Provides free, confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems.

  Business Debtline

Bankruptcy Advisory Service
The Bankruptcy Advisory Service Limited is an entirely independent organisation, and has no vested interest in the advice provided – simply impartial advice to anyone struggling with severe financial problems.

  Bankruptcy Advisory Service

Cancer Backup
The UK's leading cancer information site: a one-stop site with over 6,000 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.

  Cancer Backup

Marie Stopes International
The UK's leading provider of sexual and reproductive healthcare services. A nationwide network of sexual health clinics see over 100,000 men and women each year who come to us for information, advice and professional care. Committed to providing all the help you need to make informed choices about your health.

  Marie Stopes International
Professional Bodies and Organisations    

United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
Promotes the art and science of psychotherapy for the public benefit, research and education in psychotherapy, and high standards of training and practice in psychotherapy.

  United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy

British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP)
The leading organisation for the theory, practice and development of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK. With almost 7,000 members – including nurses, trainees, counsellors, psychologists and psychiatrists.

  British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists

The British Psychological Society
The representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK. The Society has national responsibility for the development, promotion and application of psychology for the public good.

  The British Psychological Society

Association for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy
Holds a register of accredited REBT practitioners who have undertaken a recognised
in-depth training programme. The Register also includes members who are qualified in coaching and clinical supervision.

  Association for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

Royal College of Psychiatrists
Improving the lives of people affected by mental illness. The Unit works to improve mental health services, through research, development of guidance, quality improvement initiatives and education and training.

  Royal College of Psychiatrists

Westminster Pastoral Foundation
A professional organisation that promotes psychological wellbeing, through the provision of high quality therapy and a wide range of accredited training programmes.

  Westminster Pastoral Foundation

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies
Relieving distress, transforming lives. People with depression and anxiety disorders are being offered more talking treatments, through significant Government investment in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme.

  Improving Access to Psychological Therapies
Other / Miscellaneous    

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