British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists:

The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) is a membership organisation and a registered charity that sets standards for therapeutic practice and provides information for therapists, clients of therapy, and the general public.

BACP Homepage:

Further information on BACP accreditation:

The Samaritans

Free helpline for people struggling with anxiety, stress, depression or suicidal thoughts:

Cruse Bereavement Care

Helpline, support and services for people who have lost someone close:


The UK's largest provider of relationship support. The website provides support and advice for relationship and sexual difficulties:


UK mental health charity providing advice and support to people experiencing mental health problems and campaigning to raise awareness of mental health issues:


Providing support and safe houses for victims of domestic abuse.  Refuge operate a three-pronged approach which involves provision of services for abused women and children, protection for victims of domestic violence, and campaigning to raise awareness of and prevent domestic violence and its causes:

The ManKind Initiative

Support and advice for male victims of domestic abuse and violence with a national helpline:

Coping with Cancer

Coping with Cancer in Leicestershire and Rutland provides practical and emotional support to anyone affected by cancer:

Wikipedia page on psychodynamic psychotherapy

More in depth information on the background and history of psychodynamic therapy:

Different kinds of psychotherapy

Information on the different types of phsychotherapeutic approach:

BACP Directory

BACP 'It's Good To Talk' directory of counsellors and therapists: