Action for Family Carers
Action for Family Carers, formerly known as Maldon Carers Centre, was founded in 1989 and is a registered charity providing support and information to unpaid Carers. It is a network member of the Carers Trust, but maintains its own fully independent charitable status. The activities of the Centre are funded mainly by Essex County Council and the local NHS
Ballynafeigh Community Development Association
Ballynafeigh Community Development Association (BCDA) is a mature community development organisation based in South Belfast. It was established in 1974, and in the 40 years since then the Association’s work has focused on our role as a multi-purpose organisation, operating a resource centre and acting as a catalyst for the creation and delivery of social actions to tackle disadvantage and address those issues which impact on development and quality of life matters for vulnerable individuals and groups.
BATIC Trust (Benfleet and Thundersley International School Cluster)
Bereavement Counselling Service
The Bereavement Counselling Service (BCS) is a charity which offers specialist bereavement counselling in response to complicated grief and traumatic loss. Our therapists have specialist knowledge, training and experience and work under regular professional supervision. The BCS is based in Plymouth (UK) and is partially funded by the Clinical Commissioning Group which covers Plymouth and some of Devon. With fund raising support it is possible for some clients to receive their counselling without charge.
Bristol Relationships is an exciting new training initiative being put together by Barbara Bloomfield, Dominique Sakoilsky, Rex Baird and Zoe Baird. Barbara, Dominique and Rex have over fifty years of experience, with tens of thousands of contact hours of working with couples and, more recently, families between them. They all worked extensively together at Bristol Relate and, from 2007, were a core part of the team that pioneered the Family Counselling service there. All continue to have busy private practices. Now, in 2018, they are looking to share, expand and develop this body of knowledge and experience by offering specialist training to those interested working directly with human relationships.
Bromley Counselling and Bereavement Service
Providers of individual counselling, couple counselling, group work, EAP and clinical supervision. Offering low-cost counselling to people in need.
Butterflies Bereavement Support
Free Bereavement Support Service. Butterflies Bereavement Support was created by a group of people who had experienced bereavement and loss and who have used their skills and experience to ensure that all people have full access to a specialist bereavement support network at the time of need for their family and friends. Since its inception, the service has grown and through the massive network of professionals we are able to offer a comprehensive range of services that support people not just after they have lost someone special but also before, so that the support is available and that they can plan ahead.
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland
When you, or someone close to you, has cancer it’s normal to feel anxious, frightened and worried about the future. These feelings can be confusing and overwhelming and it can help to talk to someone who understands. Cancer Focus NI’s counselling service gives you time to talk one-to-one in a safe, non-judgmental environment about what is important to you.
Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people. Cruse provides face-to-face, telephone, email and website support. We have a Freephone National Helpline and a website, www.hopeagain.org,uk specifically for children and young people. Our services are provided by trained volunteers and are confidential and free. Cruse provides training and consultancy for organisations and for those who may come into contact with bereaved people in the course of their work.
Domestic Violence UK
Domestic Violence UK is a not for profit organisation set up to provide information and support online to victims of domestic abuse, by developing a community where we can learn from the experiences of each other. It recognises domestic violence comes in many forms; not just the physical, but also emotional, psychological and sexual; and that it can be suffered by any member of society.
Dorothy House Hospice
Dorothy House Hospice provide compassionate care and support for people in our community with a life-limiting illness. Dorothy House focuses on quality of life, so patients can live well and die well. Dorothy House give care and support to patients and their families in Bath and north east Somerset and parts of Wiltshire and Somerset, whenever they need it; at home, in the hospice, or at one of our outreach centres. Dorothy House respect the uniqueness of each patient and their family, and empower them to choose the type of care they receive.
EMDR Centre London
The Centre offers individual sessions in EMDR psychotherapy, supervision and high quality EMDR training courses. Our aim is to alleviate distress and suffering, to help people with traumatic experiences as well as – for therapists and coaches – to impart the application of EMDR in trauma therapy and coaching at a high level.
Guernsey Bereavement Service
The Guernsey Bereavement Service is a free, voluntary, confidential service available for everyone. Our volunteers are drawn from varied backgrounds. They undergo training to maintain the highest possible standards. All volunteers receive regular independent supervision and abide by the National Counselling Society's Code of Ethics.
Hampshire Friends with M.E.
Hampshire Friends with M.E.is a support group run by and for sufferers of ME/CFS and their carers and families, with members across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Hertfordshire Therapy Centre
As a coalition of like minded therapists we work together to provide affordable support to our community. Your mental health, and the mental health of our community is important to us. Our founder Rebecca, has lived and worked in Welwyn Garden City for almost 20 years, she has a personal as well as professional interest in improving the emotional wellbeing of her community which she passes on to her team of therapists.
The Hoffman Process is an intensive eight-day residential course that promotes personal discovery and development. With over 45 years experience, the Hoffman Institute has helped more than 85,000 people worldwide improve their lives and their relationships with others. When You're Serious About Change...
HURT - Have Your Tomorrows
Hurt understand that dependency can be a lonely and frightening experience. Left untreated, it can be devastating. Hurt, is a unique Holistic drop-in centre offering holistic approaches. Reaching out for help, for yourself or someone that you care about can be daunting. We understand that. Hurt's team of trained addiction advisors are there to assist you. They are able to offer you advice on all aspects of addictions and treatment possibilities. They are able to support you and your family in the difficulties that addiction brings. You do not have to feel alone.
A registered charity bringing purpose, meaning and direction to those with low-to-medium mental health concern needs via individual cycling plans, self-referred access to confidential counselling and practical help with career choices, including self-employment support. Localised projects in the New Forest area, West Sussex, Bristol and Leeds are in development, with nationwide expansion anticipated. Our focus is on supporting returners to work to sustain independent, fulfilling lives via our unique combined model. Beneficiaries are invited to enrol for free provision for up to twelve months. Registrants may apply to join our outsourced roster in our upcoming project areas. Registered in England & Wales 1179976
Knowle West Health Association
KWHA Counselling Service is a free service set up as a counselling placement in 2015 primarily for those living in South Bristol. We are now staffed by both qualified counsellors and supervisors as well as professionally assessed student counsellors on placement. We have adopted an ‘as long as it takes’ approach so clients are not limited to a set number of sessions. We accept self-referrals as well as referrals from local groups, organisations and GP’s. Knowle West Health Association offers a holistic approach to health of which the counselling service is now an intrinsic part.
London Therapy Foundation
London Therapy Foundation has been formed to provide the highest level of service to mental health in the London area. As a collective of specialists across the therapy spectrum, its mission is to provide peace of mind to all those mentally, emotionally and spiritually in distress. For practising therapists, it is a collective in which all can gain wisdom and advice from colleagues. A large range of professional services are made available to help every professional. For doctors and other care agencies, it provides a centre of excellence which they can rely on and refer patients to with confidence.
Mates in Mind
Mates in Mind is the UK construction industry’s recognised framework to raise awareness and address the stigma of poor mental health and improve positive mental well-being. It is led by and for the industry in partnership with the Health in Construction Leadership Group and British Safety Council. Mates in Mind helps to make sense of available options and support to employers and is a registered charity.
National Fertility Society
The National Fertility Society provides information to the public on fertility through workshops and presentations on the various topics around fertility. Giving them the information needed to help them make informed decisions through the fertility/infertility process. We also provide links to specialist fertility counsellors within your area for one to one help
The National Counselling Society is an organisational member of; National Voices. National Voices is the coalition of health and social care charities in England. They work together to strengthen the voice of patients, service users, carers, their families and the voluntary organisations that work for them.
NW Counselling Hub CIC
NWCH was founded on 1st April 2017 by Alex Parkin and Naomi Watkins. As co-founders, we both felt that there were gaps in the local community within Lincolnshire for supporting people’s mental health and wellbeing. We decided to create the Counselling Hub with an aim to fill these gaps. Our vision is to provide a central hub to support children, families, young people and adults as well as couples within Lincolnshire.
Overgate Hospice offers a counselling service to patients, their relatives, friends and carers. It is a free and confidential service. "Our counsellors aim to provide support to those who are experiencing the emotions and difficulties associated with having a life-limiting illness, or caring for someone who has one, by providing a safe, quiet place to talk freely. Counselling can help to find ways of saying things that have been difficult to say to people who are close. It can help to make sense of feelings, and provide encouragement to untangle confusions and uncertainties. The service is entirely confidential and can help to maintain a sense of 'being in control'". You can contact their counselling coordinator via the email address below.
Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre
OSARCC was founded in 1979 as a collective of women, all volunteers, working to support women who had experienced rape and sexual abuse. Since 2009 OSARCC has been a charity, with a board of trustees, paid employees, and volunteers all working together to support survivors across Oxfordshire. OSARCC is an inclusive organisation who actively challenge discrimination in all its forms (including but not limited to discrimination based on race, religion, sexuality, disability, age, and class) and welcomes contact from women from all walks of life, including sex workers and trans women. At OSARCC we know that all survivors are different, and therefore aim to provide a range of support services to suit each individual, including telephone and email support, face to face support groups, counselling and advocacy services. We also recognise that supporting a survivor can feel isolating and our helpline and email support are also open to supporters of survivors of all genders, whether they are professionals, parents, partners, or friends.
Pink Therapy is the UK's largest independent therapy organisation working with gender, sexual and relationship diversity (GSRD) clients. They aim to promote high quality therapy via their Directory of Pink Therapists with therapists of all genders and sexualise across the UK and deliver training for therapists who wish to work more effectively with GSRD clients, including courses which have been awarded Advanced Specialist Status by the National Counselling Society
Police Firearms Officers Association (PFOA)
The National Counselling Society has an excellent relationship with the Police Firearms Officers Association who source experienced counsellors from our members to work with firearms officers and their families.
Professional Help Limited provides white-label counselling services and specialises in delivering bereavement care services and supporting people through significant change and conflict (particularly during reorganisation and redundancy processes). We also offer Employee Support Programmes, training and consultancy to help reduce stress in the workplace, improve employee performance and build resilience in both individuals and teams. Professional Help launched GriefChat, the first live online chat bereavement counselling service in the world in 2017.
A Mental Health and Wellbeing support service for Bristol Bears Women. We at Ripples recognise the importance of individuals. Our non-judgemental setting provides an opportunity for members to explore their feelings and emotions, empowering them to develop, grow and self-actualise
Sea Sanctuary is a breath of sea air for those wanting a unique treatment for mental health problems. Utilising CBT, mindfulness, and EFT techniques, Sea Sanctuary takes therapy out of the office and onto the water on a 42-foot yacht called Fire Dancer. We’re the first NHS commissioned charity of our kind, and we provide evidence-based intervention for young people, veterans, and provide emotional resilience and staff training. We also have an on-land facility, Water’s Edge. We’re pioneers in developing effective ‘blue health’ services, and are building The ARC, a floating wellbeing hub based in Cornwall’s gorgeous surroundings which will offer both night and day services.
"Talk to someone before you need to talk to someone" Qualified counsellors at your fingertips, here to help you deal with all of life's niggles.
Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE)
Stop Abuse For Everyone is a domestic violence and abuse charity working in East & Mid Devon & Exeter. Working together to end domestic violence & abuse
StopSO is a charity registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales. We have a UK-wide independent network of suitably qualified and experienced professionals who are willing and trained to work with potential sex offenders, sex offenders and their families. These professionals are supervised, and include psychologists, psychotherapists and doctors.
The Psychological Support Service
The Margaret Centre, Whipps Cross Hospital
The Relationship Resource Centre
The Relationship Resource Centre is a charitable organisation based in Carrickfergus; they service the Mid and East Antrim and Great Belfast areas. Their services include: - one to one counselling - online and telephone support - group support - educational lessons and programmes
Therapy Partners, Rewrite Your Story
Rewrite Your Story is a charity established to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people. Our Specialist team is a collective of specialists across the therapy spectrum working with other partner organisations. We have pioneered a whole system approach to support, working alongside Schools and Colleges offering counselling and psychoeducational support on a one to one or group basis for children and young people, their families and professionals. We are experts in developing bespoke training packages for professionals supporting young people with disordered eating, our work has a special focus on early intervention based on the modus operandi developed working alongside our NHS colleagues with recovery rates well above the NHS baseline. View the outcomes to our eating disorders pilot study here http://www.rewriteyourstory.or... Visit our website and watch our short video here http://www.rewriteyourstory.org.uk/ [link opens in a new window]
Wrexham Glyndŵr University
Wrexham Glyndŵr University, based in North Wales, is committed to ensuring that everyone who has the potential to achieve in higher education is given the chance to do so. Our Mission is to work in partnership to inspire and educate our students and enable social and economic success. The teaching team offers an opportunity to develop professionally and personally through academic and experiential programmes.
The subject area was rated first in the UK for overall satisfaction in the National Survey of Students 2019. Our programmes include:
- Introduction to Counselling – this is a short course which gives an insight into the history of counselling and helps develop or refresh key interpersonal and counselling skills.
- Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling offers an opportunity to develop professionally and personally through an academic and experiential programme of study.
An optional Top-up year, offers professionals an opportunity to convert to a degree
Youthshift International is a Charity organisation that work alongside people facing crisis, young people at risk of offending, young offenders, adult prisoners, ex-prisoners and their families, providing Counselling, Mentoring & Coaching, We offer practical, social, relational and spiritual support within prison, through the gates and out in the community. Our programmes are a step-by-step process that helps people identify what it is they really want, what's preventing them from getting it, and how to break through any barriers to take action to start a new life and change their lives forever. Specialised planning, monitoring and feedback is involved.