Counselling and Psychotherapy in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Counselling and Psychotherapy

Albany Trust

A professional therapy service for individuals and couples needing emotional and psychological help; also pioneers in the area of psychosexual health. AlbanyTrust

Anna Freud Centre

Provides mental health treatment for children and families, undertakes research on childhood mental health, and provides training for mental health professionals. Includes a comprehensive guide and contacts.

APPCIOS - Association for Psychodynamic Practice and Counselling in Organisational Settings

Provides accreditation and a professional network for psychodynamic practitioners working within organisational settings in a variety of professional roles.

Arbours Crisis Centre

A centre in London that provides psychotherapeutic support for individuals, couples or families threatened by sudden mental and social breakdown; with details of their phone-in and consultation services, and their accommodation and psychotherapy.

Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the NHS

Formed to advance the practice of psychoanalytic psychotherapy in the National Health Service and other public services; with details of meetings and conferences, membership, and contacts.

Avon Counselling and Psychotherapy Service

Therapists come from a range of backgrounds and disciplines: all have undergone humanistic, psychodynamic or psychoanalytic training. In addition, they offer short- term focused work, EMDR, Mindfulness, and Couples Therapy. Anxiety management is also offered.

Borderline General Counselling Service

A team of professionally trained counsellors who provide a counselling and training service to communities and churches across northern Cumbria and south Scotland.

Breathing Space Scotland

Free confidential phone-line to call when worried or depressed.

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

A multi-disciplinary interest group for people involved in the practice and theory of behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy; with details of membership, accreditation and training, and contacts.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

Aims to promote counselling and psychotherapy, and to provide education and training to professionals in the field; includes details of membership, programmes, events, and resources. Also maintains a voluntary register of practitioners. BACP

British Association of Psychotherapists

A professional association of Jungian analytic and psychoanalytic psychotherapists working with adults and children; provides information about their introductory and professional development courses, training, events, and a directory of members.

British Jungian Analytic Association

The Jungian section of the British Association of Psychotherapists; includes background on Carl Jung, with details of their training and professional support, and a directory of therapists.

British Psychoanalytic Council

A professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic and psychodynamic psychotherapy; includes a listing of registered therapists and member institutions, information about training and professional development, and contacts.

CCPE - Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy

A training centre for transpersonal psychotherapy based in London; also provides clinical services through a network of practising therapists; with details of courses, seminars, services, and contacts.

Centre for Confidence and Well-being

A Scottish centre established to support cognitive psychology to enhance problem solving and increase confidence, and life-satisfaction; includes details of their programmes, research, events, and resources for specific groups.

Chiron Association for Body Psychotherapists

National accrediting organisation for body psychotherapists; provides training and professional development, a peer network and forum. Includes a directory of member therapists. CABP_networking

Clinical Psychology Direct

Psychological treatments offered by registered psychotherapists via email, webcam, telephone MSN chat of face to face meetings.

COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland)

Scotland's professional body for counselling and psychotherapy; includes information about training, quality assurance standards and supervision, and a directory of therapists.

Counselling and Psychotherapy

Provides a library of articles and resources about therapies and counselling, with a FAQ, and a directory of private therapists.

Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body

UK awarding body that is managed by professional counsellors, trainers and supervisors. cpcab

Counselling Directory

Provides a searchable directory of UK counsellors and psychotherapists covering many different areas of mental health. Counselling_UK

Counsellors & Psychotherapists in Primary Care

Works to represent, support, and develop counselling and psychotherapy in the NHS Primary Care setting; with information about standards, training, and registration, news, resources, and contacts.


Provides ccess to over 4000 counsellors and psychotherapists from the main UK professional bodies. Members of CounsellorsUK are reputable, professional and have trained to a minimum standard. counsellors_UK

Crossing the Line Sport

A confidential space where athletes can share stories and receive expert advice and info on athlete mental health and wellbeing.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Access to training and consultancy promoting the well-being of bereaved people.

Employee Assistance Online

Confidential counselling and advice service.

Equine Assisted Qualifications

Details the range of qualifications available to those interested in equine therapies.

European Pact for Mental Health and Well-being

Inter-sectoral statement on mental health action in Europe aimed at supporting and educating member states, promoting best practice, encouraging action, and helping address inequalities and other common challenges.

Group Analysis North (GAN)

An association of individuals in the North of England interested in the ideas and practice of Group Analysis and Group Psychotherapy; with details of training and workshops, supervision, and contacts.

Ieso Digital Health

Provides online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) at a time and location that is convenient for the patient.

IGA - The Institute of Group Analysis

Provides training in the field of group psychotherapy; includes details of courses and certificates, workshops, events, resources, and a directory of group therapists.

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)

A National Health Service (England) initiative to provide more psychotherapy to the general population.

Institute of Psychoanalysis

Supports the development of the theory and practice of psychoanalysis; includes information about their training, provision of treatment in London, publications and research, and public lectures programme.

International Foundation of Equine Assisted Learning

Offers a wide range of tutoring and training courses for professionals wishing to develop skills in equine assisted therapies.

Karin Sieger, Psychotherapist & Writer

London-based BACP accredited and registered psychotherapist and writer. Specializing in support with personal growth, endings, loss and grief and the emotional impact of cancer. Writing features regularly on Huffington Post, Positively Positive, The Mighty and others.

Developed to provide PCTs, local authorities and GPs with the resource, expertise and support to provide help to young people most at risk and prevent them from entering the care system.

LEAP Equine

Provides information about equine assisted psychotherapy, and gives details about this centre's herd of therapy horses.

The National Counselling Society

Not for profit professional association for counsellors and psychotherapists. ncs_media

The New Savoy Partnership

A group of organisations working to bring psychological therapies to the NHS and improve access for all who need them; includes their declaration, details of projects and conferences, resources and an archive, and contacts.

Northern Ireland Association for the Study of Psychoanalysis (NIASP)

A professional association and a training institution for psychoanalytic psychotherapists; describes their role and activities, with contacts.

NSCAP - Northern School of Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy

A major NHS centre of mental health learning and practice. Includes a profile, with details of training, consultancy and research services for professionals and services working with children, adolescents and families.

Philadelphia Association

Founded by RD Laing and others to challenge accepted ways of understanding and treating mental and emotional suffering; with details of their therapy provision, courses and seminars, and network of community houses.

The Place2Be

Describes the services of this school-based counselling service, including information for parents and for volunteer counsellors.

Qwell Counselling

Works with Local Authorities, the NHS and Education to create an early intervention system for adults who need help and support with emotional or mental health problems.


Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support. Includes details of local services.


Providing confidential emotional support, 24 hours a day. Offers personal stories, as well as information about the Samaritans' services, mental health advice and details of how you can donate or volunteer.

The Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy (SIP)

A professional association of psychoanalytical psychotherapists, also offering training; based in Bristol.

SIHR - Scottish Institute of Human Relations

Provides educational and training programmes and services in the field of human relationships to promote mental health and social well-being; includes a guide, details of membership and local networks, and contacts.

Society of Analytical Psychology

Works to develop the ideas of C G Jung, and offers therapy, analysis and short-term work to people who are in distress or have emotional problems; with details of their services and training.

Therapy UK Counselling & Psychotherapy Leeds

Private counselling and psychotherapy services in Leeds City Centre (LS1)

UK & Ireland Directory of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Searchable on county, location, postal area, postcode, practitioner name or agency name plus information on different types of counselling and how to choose a counsellor or psychotherapist.

The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy

An umbrella organisation which holds the national register of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors; also supports continuing professional development. Information about their activities, publications, conferences, and services.

Wandsworth Association of Psychotherapists

Information on a network of professionally trained and experienced psychotherapists.

Wiltshire Equine Assisted Learning

Runs therapy sessions for both adults and children who might benefit from human-horse interaction. Includes FAQ and details of what to expect.

WPF Therapy

Provider of counselling and psychotherapy and offers training with a range of accredited training programmes.

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