These links will help you if you wish to know more about counselling in general, research a particular topic etc. Please note that these links are here in an effort to assist but we do not accept any responsibility for the contents of the sites.
People bereaved by suicide are vulnerable to mental health problems. The Support After Suicide Partnership (SASP) have two booklets that are available via their websites.
Click on the links to download
Finding the Words
Help is at hand
Healthline provides a very comprehensive overview of bipolar disorder as a
critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones.
For more information, visit:
Bipolar Disorder Healthline
Professional Body BACP
Vast amounts of material about mental health and a huge links page for finding information. Centre for Mental Health
The Child Bereavement Charity supports families and provides training to professionals across the entire spectrum of child bereavement. They support families and educate professionals both when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Every year we deliver training across a breadth of issues to around 5000 professionals at the front line of bereavement support. Child Bereavement Trust
Since 1977, CCPAS (the Churches Child Protection Advisory Service) has worked with places of worship, children’s and youth organisations, families and individuals. It helps them to manage safeguarding effectively or to deal with the consequences of not having done so, often following incidents involving the abuse of children. CCPAS is an independent Christian charity providing professional advice, support, training and resources in all areas of safeguarding children, vulnerable adults and for those affected by abuse.
Contact Details: CCPAS Phone: 0845 120 4550 Email: email@example.com
Continuing the journey conference is an open temporary community, exploring continuity and tension between the world and church, nature and grace, psychology and theology. It provides a safe place to help integrate or explore spirituality and therapeutic practice.
Continuing the Journey
A system for measuring and evaluation outcomes in counselling and other psychological therapies.
Scotland’s Professional Body for Counselling and Psychotherapy
This website is a support network of UK counsellors and psychotherapists, with information on their training and experience, areas of counselling, fees and contact details. This service is free, confidential and easy to use. You may find this site useful but we cannot guarantee that you will find a Christian Counsellor. Counselling Directory
Counselog is a safe, secure and simple PC tool that enables you to record your counselling activities: Client sessions, supervision and training. In use by around 200 Psychotherapy and Counselling professionals. Before ordering, contact Counselog Sales for an ACC discount electronic coupon that will bring the price down to the level advertised in the Accord magazine. See our Website
Crossroads Counselling works with adults on low income, in Tower Hamlets, who have enduring emotional and mental health issues. We also have two child therapists, working in house at a local primary school. We offer weekly, long-term, one hour counselling sessions. Through a relationship of trust and safety, we aim to help our clients recover from distress, pain and trauma and find ways in which they are more able to manage their lives and have hope for the future.
Website www.crossroadscounselling.org Phone 020 8981 8388
A Christian training organisation offering a CertHE/ DipHE and BA in Counselling (awarding body Roehampton University); a Waverley Certificate in Christian Counselling (level 3); supervision training; and individual insight training days that can be counted for continual professional development purposes. All these programmes are from a Christian worldview. More information
Large site with some areas of interest for counsellors. Dept of Health Dept of Health
Books and websites about obtaining grants and funding. DSC Online
We offer courses from top medical schools and healthcare organisations. Psychology & Mental Health Courses page at https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/managing-mental-health
Chantal Lockey assists funeral directors, NHS chaplains and Counsellors with infant loss and bereavement. Herself a bereaved mother and now working full time in this area. She has produced a CD of resources aimed at funeral directors and counsellors which includes a video clip, a 70 minute audio and a multitude of resources aimed to help professionals and bereaved parents with an infant loss. There is a brief video clip on YouTube.
Offers support, information and resources for people who have been abused and for those that support them. Into The Light Into The Light
The purpose of this web site is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge life coach support network, enabling individuals to find a life coach close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will help those seeking a new direction in their life to find the encouragement they need. Every life coach on the site who has a full profile has either sent a copy of their qualifications and insurance cover to them, or is registered with a professional body with recognised codes of ethics and practice, ensuring their professionalism. Life Coach Directory
Part of the We Need To Talk campaign, which is a campaign by five leading mental health organisations to increase investment in and widen access to psychological therapies on the NHS. Mental Health Foundation
Exploring Christianity and Mental Health – Vision
To provide high quality, accessible resources that engage with mental and emotional health, informed by the Christian theology and the latest scientific expertise.
To initiate and facilitate local support networks, empowering and engaging the local church and enhancing mental health services.
To enable people to meet with God and receive healing in the midst of emotional distress, presenting a holistic approach to mental health that incorporates the spiritual and the psychological. Mind and soul info . If you wish to find out about their vision Click here
A Christian Retreat and Healing Centre offering some limited Conference facilities set in idyllic surroundings. Nicholaston House
The Penny Parks Foundation provides rapid and painless resolution of trauma & childhood abuse to the many victims worldwide through Parks Inner Child Therapy
One of many databases of medical research with links to others from there. PubMed
Enabling the set up and development of sustainable counselling centres. Click here for more information. ACC members are offered a discount of 20%
A lifeline to sufferers of all eating disorders and their families.
A resource for professionals, referrals to our counsellor database, training, affiliation, support.
TAC offers training seminars and publications, promoting better early support for young children with complex needs & their families. Horizontal Teamwork in a Vertical World:
Exploring interagency collaboration and people empowerment
by Peter Limbrick, published in March 2012 by Interconnections, paperback, 124 pages. £12.95 plus 2.50 p&p. (Please e-mail for p&p rates for countries outside UK.)
Vision and passion for renewed and strengthened marriages, a network of couples from many different denominations and backgrounds who believe in being authentic, vulnerable and full of faith for our marriages. We aim to be a resource to the church – a network of like-minded people that work with other individuals and organisations who share our ethos and aims. We are best known for our weekends away, where couples can slow the pace, reconnect and focus on their marriage. TIME FOR MARRIAGE
Professional Body UKCP
Yeldall Manor is a residential rehabilitation centre near Reading in Berkshire. Since 1977, They have been helping men overcome their drug and alcohol addictions and return to society to live new lives, free from drugs, alcohol and crime. Further Information