Sometimes we may need a bit of guidance. Below are some professional links to helpful pages and regulatory bodies, which may be useful for therapists and counsellors in training


Regulatory Bodies

First Steps (NHS)

Self-help and advice for mental health issues in Eastern Surrey.

Stress Management Society

Stress-management organisation.

Depression Alliance

The leading UK charity for people with depression.

Association for Postnatal Illness

Support, education and information for post-natal depression.

The MD Fellowship

Supporting and advising sufferers of bi-polar disorder.

Anxiety UK

Relief and support for those living with anxiety disorders.

British Association of Anger Management

The UK’s only centre for all aspects of anger and conflict management.


BUPA is the UK’s leading provider of private health care insurance and health care services.


Improves the lives of people affected by cancer.


provides support, information and advice to anyone suffering through a gambling problem.


British Psychoanalytic Council

Information, news and debate about psychoanalytic and psychodynamic psychotherapies.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

The BACP is the UK’s professional membership association for counsellors and psychotherapists.

United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy

The UKCP exists to promote and maintain high standards in the practice of psychotherapy for the benefit of the public, throughout the United Kingdom.

National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy

The National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy provides training in Hypno-Psychotherapy at venues in London, Glasgow, Liverpool, and Northern Ireland.

The material available on this website is designed to provide general information only. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, it does not constitute legal or other professional advice.

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The above is by no means a comprehensive list. If you have found a website that you think would be a useful inclusion to this professional links list, please let us know.