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If you have decided that you would like to undertake a course of therapy, then the following organisations are good starting points for you to find a therapist and course of treatment.


Counselling Resource.com Online directory of counselling resources predominantly in the USA Also lists other counselling resources (worldwide)

Professional Bodies (Predominantly for persons in the UK)

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
1 Regent Place
Rugby
Warwickshire CV21 2PJ
Tel: 0870 443 5252
Email: bacp@bacp.co.uk
www.bacp.co.uk
This is the central body covering counselling and psychotherapy in the UK. Contact them to either find a therapist in your area or ensure that a therapist you are considering consulting is registered with them.

British Psychological Society (BPS)
St Andrew’s House
48 Princess Street
Leicester LE1 7DR
Tel: 0116 254 9568
Email: enquiry@bps.org.uk
www.bps.org.uk
With over 34,000 members, the British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychologists and psychology in the UK. The Society has national responsibility for the development, promotion and application of psychology for the national good and aims to raise standards of training and practice in the application of psychology. You can contact them direct or use their website to find a
psychologist in your area.

United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
167-169 Great Portland Street
London W1W 5PF
Tel: 020 7436 3002
www.psychotherapy.org.uk
UKCP exist to promote and maintain the profession of psychotherapy and high standards in the practice of psychotherapy for the benefit of the public throughout the UK. The National Register of Psychotherapists in published annually and only
psychotherapists who meet the training requirements of UKCP and abide by its ethical guidelines are included. Contact them and they will send you a list of UKCP-approved therapists in your area.

National Council of Psychotherapists
PO Box 6072
Notts NG6 9BW
Tel: 0845 230 6072
www.natcouncilofpsychotherapists.org.uk
The National Council of Psychotherapists is one of the longest established societies of its type in the UK and is a national association of therapists, mainly in private practice, to whom the public may confidently refer. Most schools of psychological thought are represented and a wide variety of therapeutic approaches are offered. Therapists in your area can be viewed online via their website (click on ‘Members’).

Voluntary Organisations offering Counselling or Support UK based

Spinal Injuries Association
(
SIA) Helpline
Tel: (UK Freephone) 0800 980 0501
Can supply details of qualified counsellors.  SIA’s website has regular Chat Room discussions. Click on
 Spinal Injuries Association

Roadpeace
PO Box 2579
London NW10 3PW
Tel: 020 8838 5102
Helpline: 0845 4500 355
www.roadpeace.org
RoadPeace provides free confidential support – to the bereaved and injured and their carers – through their Helpline, 12 hours a day, everyday. Callers will be put in touch with trained volunteers who have themselves experienced bereavement or injury through road crash accidents.

Counselling Ltd
43 Walker Avenue
Wakefield
WF2 0HH
Tel:01924 377119
Email: info@counselling.ltd.uk
www.counselling.ltd.uk
Has an online register of counsellors who are required to comply with their Code of Practice. Offers free counselling to those on low incomes using the spare capacity of professional counsellors.

Relate
Herbert Gray College
Little Church Street
Rugby CV21 3AP
Tel: 01788 573241
www.relate.org.uk
Relate is the UK’s largest and most experienced relationship counselling organisation, employing qualified counsellors working in locations throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They offer online advice from a trained Relate counsellor via their website.


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