Links and Helpful Organisations
Here are some useful links to help you decide what type of support you may need should you decide to undertake counselling.
Click here BACP
The BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) is a professional body supporting counsellors to act in the interest of the public and help them better serve their clients. Choosing a counsellor who is a member of the BACP gives you the assurance they meet the standards of proficiency and ethical practice expected.
Click here NSPCC
The leading children's charity in the UK, specialising in child protection and dedicated to the fight for every childhood. They are the only UK children's charity with statutory powers and that means we can take action to safeguard children at risk of abuse.
Click here Kidscape
Kidscape is a London-based charity established in 1985 by child psychologist Michele Elliott. Its focus is on children's safety, with an emphasis on the prevention of harm by equipping children with techniques and mindsets that help them stay safe.
Click here Childline
Childline is a free 24-hour counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by the NSPCC.
Click here Young Minds
Young Minds champions children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing across the UK. Driven by their experience they create change so that children and young people can cope with life’s adversities, find help when needed and succeed in life.
Click here Kooth
Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being support service for children and young people available free at the point of use when commissioned in their area. As an early intervention solution, Kooth helps to reduce waiting times for young people seeking help while removing the stigma associated with accessing mental health support.
Click here The Samaritans
Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, often through their telephone helpline.
Click here Cruse
Cruse Bereavement Care are the United Kingdom's largest bereavement charity, which provide free care and bereavement counselling to people suffering from grief.
Click here The National Autistic Society (NAS)
The National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for autistic people (including those with Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a world that works for autistic people.