SUPPORT

We all need it at some point.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Sometimes it’s difficult to know where to turn, who to reach out to, or where you can seek help. Below you will find a list of useful helplines and services for numerous topics surrounding mental health and support. 

These two websites have a good overview:

The following list is not comprehensive – there are other options to be found. Many organizations operate a means-related sliding scale of fees or ask for a donation and some have a waiting list for concessionary places.

We will be updating this list regularly, and if you you’d like to add a resource please drop us a note and we’ll add it ASAP.

Address: 293 Balham High Rd. SW17

Telephone: 020 8767 1827

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.albanytrust.org.uk

Fees on a sliding scale, some low cost places.

Address: 41 Abbeville Rd, SW4 9JX

Telephone: 020 8673 4545

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.theawarenesscentre.com

Counselling Contribution Scheme for individuals on state benefits, students over 18, living on state pension in receipt of working tax credit and clients registered as disabled. Counselling available on a long or short term basis to suit your needs.

Address: 293 Balham Rd. SW17

Telephone: 020 8767 2828

Email[email protected]

Website: www.wandsworthap.co.uk

Telephone: 020 7267 4792

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.brandoncentre.org.uk

Free for ages 12-21.

Address: 4 Waldram Park Rd. SE23 2PN

Telephone: 020 8291 3436

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.casselcentre.org

For those living or working in Lewisham; sliding scale, free for unemployed.

Address: 46 Knights Hill, West Norwood, London SE27 0JD

Telephone: 020 8670 2775

Low cost and free counselling service based in Lambeth

Address: 1A Darnley Road E9 6QH

Telephone: 020 8985 3570

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.centreforbetterhealth.org.uk

The Centre for Better Health offers a low cost integrative counselling service that adheres to BACP guidelines. Fees begin at £5 for unemployed and can range to £20 for employed persons.

Telephone: 0800 13 2 1940

Website: www.connexions-direct.com

Information and advice for young people. Nationwide and local.

Address: 102 Harper Rd. SE

Telephone: 020 7403 2444

Website: www.facesinfocus.org.uk

Free service for young people aged up to the age of 25.

Telephone: 020 7247 1589

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.icclondon.org.uk/

Low cost Counselling/Psychotherapy in the City and throughout London.




Address: 72, Moray Road, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3LG

Telephone: 020 7263 7070

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.maytree.org.uk

Free for London Residents.




Address: Ormiston Road Centre, Greenwich

 Telephone: 020 8853 1735/020 8854 8005

Website: www.greenwichmind.co.uk

Free counselling for men and women within catchment area.




Address: 20 Lonsdale Road, Queen’s Park, NW6 6RD

Direct Line: 020 7644 6242

Switchboard: 020 7644 6240

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.minstercentre.org.uk

Low-cost Counselling and Psychotherapy Service.




Address: 219 Bromley Road, Bellingham, London, SE6 2PG

Telephone: 020 8697 2112 or 020 86978022

Website: http://www.oneinfour.org.uk/counselling/

Email: [email protected]

Supporting people who have experienced child sexual abuse and trauma. For clients without employment, the cost is £10-£16 a session. For clients who are employed the cost is £25-£65 depending on income. The guide for fees is £1 for every £1,000 of income (i.e. £28,000 income, £28 a session).




Telephone: 0845 456 1310

Website: www.relate.org.uk

Relationship Counselling from local centres. eg. Bromley, Croydon, Dartford etc.




Address: Tavistock Centre, 120 Belsize Pk. NW3 5BA

Telephone: 020 7435 7111

Website: www.tavi-port.org

Address: 1 Water Lane, Stratford

Telephone: 020 8536 5480

Email: [email protected]

Address: Cambridge House. 131 Camberwell Rd. SE5 OHF

Telephone: 020 7708 4497

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.southwarkcarers.org.uk

Counselling for carers and bereavement counselling for all.

Telephone: 020 7935 5066

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.stmarylebone.org.uk

Christian based service with counselling and psychotherapy.

Address: Unit 4, Clifton House, 42/43 Clifton Terrace, N4 3JP

Telephone: 020 7263 6947

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.nafsiyat.org.uk

Therapists from different ethnic backgrounds; some counselling in languages other than English.

Address: 34 Hartham Rd. N7 9JL

Telephone: 020 7700 1323

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.pacehealth.org.uk

Counselling for lesbians and gay men, fees on a sliding scale.

Address: Barley Mow Clinic, Frazier St. SE1 7BD

Telephone: 020 7928 3462

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.waterloocc.co.uk

Low-cost counselling on a sliding scale according to income, from £10 per session.

Free Multi-Ethnic Counselling in a range of languages for refugees and asylum-seekers and members of BME communities.

Address: Cricklewood, Kilburn, Wembley

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.womensconsortium.org.uk

TRAINING CENTRES THAT MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE LOW COST COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY BY STUDENTS UNDER SUPERVISION:

Address: 47 Nelson Square SE1 0QA

Telephone: 020 7401 3266 (The administrator is available to answer the phone Tuesday to Friday)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.guildofpsychotherapists.org.uk

There is a sliding scale of charges ranging from £4 – £20 per session, with an initial consultation costing £7 – £25.

Address: 24/32 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HX

Telephone: 020 8579 2505

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.instituteoffamilytherapy.org.uk

Address: 92/94 Tooley Street, SE1 2TH

Telephone: 020 7403 7814

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.counsellingservice.org.uk/

Counselling can be offered to those who cannot pay the full session fee and who are considered suitable to work with 2nd and 3rd year training counsellors supervised by the Trust. If you are interested in this scheme, please say so when making contact.

Address: WPF Therapy, 23 Magdalen Street, SE1 2EN

Telephone: 020 7378 2000

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wpf.org.uk

Fees on a sliding scale.

General Lists of Counsellors and Psychotherapists by Area:

Other services that might be of interest:

Website: https://friendsinneed.co.uk/

A free and supportive community for everyone affected by depression, so you don’t have to go through it alone. You can find new friends in your local area and online, so you’ll always have a safe and friendly space when you need it most.

Websitewww.listeningplace.org.uk 

The Listening Place offers a warm and welcoming environment; somewhere that individuals with suicidal thoughts can talk openly about their feelings without being judged or being given advice. To provide those who feel life is no longer worth living with a safe place to come and talk freely and confidentially to warm, non-judgemental volunteers who are willing to engage with their feelings and support them through their darkest times.

Website: http://lambethandsouthwarkmind.org.uk/

An independent local charity working for the well-being of people in the boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark who are experiencing any kind of mental distress. They provide information and support, and campaign for better services.

Website: http://www.certitude.org.uk/find-support/mental-health/services-we-offer/support-in-crisis/

Solidarity in a Crisis supports people in distress by providing out of hours emotional support over the phone and in person. The service is run by Peer Supporters who have their own experience of facing and overcoming crisis.

Abuse (domestic violence, child, sexual abuse)

Telephone: 0808 801 0331

(Freephone, see website for opening hours)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.napac.org.uk

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood provides support for people affected by sexual abuse in childhood through a dedicated support line, free online resources and training.

Telephone: 0808 800 5000

(Freephone. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – for adults concerned about a child)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.nspcc.org.uk

The SPCC is the children’s charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty. Runs Childline (see below) and also a dedicated helpline for adults concerned that a child might be at risk of abuse.

Telephone: 0208 697 2112

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.oneinfour.org.uk

One in Four is a charity that supports people who have experienced child sexual abuse through long-term low cost therapy (one to one and in groups), advocacy and through education and workshops.

Telephone: 0808 802 999

(Freephone helpline, see website for opening hours)

Website: www.rapecrisis.org.uk

Rape Crisis is a national charity supporting anyone who has experienced rape, child sexual abuse and/or any other kind of sexual violence. It runs local Rape Crisis helplines and centres across England and Wales, details of which can be found on their website.

Telephone: 0808 2000 247

(Freephone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Email: [email protected]

(Only monitored Mon-Fri 9-5pm)

Website: www.refuge.org.uk

Refuge provide help and information about domestic violence. It runs a 24/7 domestic violence helpline in partnership with Women’s Aid. Refuge runs a number of safe houses for women and children escaping domestic violence as well as other services.

Telephone: 0203 598 3898

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.survivorsuk.org

Survivors UK provides help and support for men who have experienced sexual violence or abuse. This includes counselling and online and SMS chat support services run by professionals who specialise in the field of male sexual violence.

Telephone: 0808 2000 247

(Freephone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.womensaid.org.uk

Addiction and substance misuse (alcohol, drugs, gambling)

Runs self-help groups:

Addaction:

Across Great Britain for anyone affected by alcohol.

Telephone: 020 7251 5860

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.addaction.org.uk

Addaction supports adults, children, young adult and older people to make positive behavioural changes around alcohol, drugs, mental health and wellbeing.

Alcohol Concern:

For people who want to change their drinking behaviours, based on the 12- step model of recovery.

Telephone: 0207 566 9800

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.alcoholconcern.org.uk

Alcohol Concern is a charity working to help people understand the dangers of drinking too much and to advocate for better treatment for those affected by alcohol use issues.

Anxiety, OCD, Bereavement and Bipolar Disorder

Telephone: 08444 775 774

(infoline 2:30am: 5,30pm. Mon-Fri)

Text: 07537 416 905

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

Information on OCD, and runs self-help services including telephone support groups, online chats and support forums.

Telephone: 0333 323 3880

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.bipolaruk.org

Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting individuals with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, as well as their families and carers. Provides information through their website and via phone and also run national self-help support groups, online support and employment support.

Creativity and mental health

Telephone: 020 8533 3500

Website: www.corearts.co.uk

Core Arts is a leading mental health day care service in Hackney, London, using arts and creativity to support people with mental health issues and enabling them to fulfil their potential and participate fully in their community.

Telephone: 0125 271 6876

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.creativeresponsearts.org

Creative Response is an independent arts related organisation using both visual and performance related arts as a catalyst in a therapeutic environment to support people with mental health or substance use issues.

Crime victims & Debt

Telephone: 0808 168 923 (Freephone)

Website: www.victimsinformationservice.org.uk

The Victims’ Information Service is a free nationwide service which helps people find local support after a crime takes place. It brings together information on what will happen after reporting a crime, people that may be involved, help that should be provided and how to complain if something goes wrong.

Telephone: 0207 207 1786

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.soundminds.co.uk

London based Sound Minds is a social enterprise aiming to transform the lives of people experiencing mental ill health through participation in arts activity. Run by people with lived experience of mental ill health it runs sessions in music, visual arts, video editing and drama.

 

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.tempowellbeing.co.uk

Tempo Wellbeing runs specialist singing workshops for people who are in hospital or the community and who have mental health issues.

Telephone: 0808 1689 111 (Freephone, 8pm-8am

Mon-Fri, Weekends 24 hours)

Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

Victim Support is an independent charity working towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. They run a confidential free helpline for anyone affected by crime as well as emotional and practical support, including advice on reporting a crime and processes involved in going to court and what happens during a trial.

Eating Disorders

Telephone: 0300 365 0130

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.foodforthebrain.org

Food for the Brain are a charitable foundation raising awareness of the importance of optimum nutriton in mental health. They work to inform organisations and empower individuals to change their diet and lifestyle and taker greater control of their own mental health. The also run the Brain Bio Centre, a not for profit clinic focusing on tailored nutrition support for people with mental health issues

Telephone: 0300 011 1213 (Helpline)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.anorexiabulimiacare.ore.uk

Anorexia & Bulimia Care is a national UK eating disorders organisation providing ongoing care emotional support and practical guidance for anyone affected by eating disorders. Includes nutritional guidance/support.

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.mengetedstoo.co.uk

National charity raising awareness of eating disorders in men. Also provides peer support services for men affected by eating disorders. The Department of Health published this advice on providing reasonable adjustments for mental health conditions, outlining examples of adaptations and good practice on applying any Adjustments.

Employment and mental health

Telephone: 0300 123 1100

Website: www.acas.org.uk

Acas provides free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law. Supports good relationships between employers and employees, but also provides conciliation services to resolve workplace problems.

Telephone: 0800 0562 561

(Freephone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Text: 07909 341 229

Email: [email protected]

Websitewww.educationsupportpartnership.org.uk

Provides free confidential counselling for teachers, including online chat services.

Telephone: 0207 697 3300

Website: www.richmondfellowship.org.uk

The Richmond Fellowship is one of the largest voluntary sector organisations providing support for people with mental health problems. Its aim is to work towards a society that values everyone with mental health issues, through providing supported housing and employment support services to help people find work or stay in work.

Telephone: 01225 716 300

Website: www.shaw-trust.org.uk

The Shaw Trust is the UK’s largest third sector provider of employment services for disabled and disadvantaged people.

 

Family, parenting and relationships

Telephone: 020 7254 6251

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.family-action.org.uk

Family Action transforms lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across England. They aim to strengthen families and communities by building skills and resilience. Their support services include a focus on parental mental health issues, including issues such as perinatal depression.

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.familylinks.org.uk

Family Links is a national charity dedicated to creating an emotionally healthy, resilient and responsible society through a range of training programmes. They train people to run parent groups in local communities and also provide step by step guides for parents on their website.

Telephone: 0808 800 2222

(Freephone helpline, see website for opening hours)

Website: www.familylives.org.uk

Family Lives is a national family support charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life. They run a dedicated confidential helpline, and provide a range of information on issues relating to parenting.

Depression & General mental health

Website: www.actionforhappiness.org

Action for Happiness is a non-profit creating a movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society, by helping people to take practical action drawing on the latest scientific research. Their vision is a happier world, with fewer people suffering with mental health problems and more people feeling good, functioning well and helping others. Its website provides many resources and evidence-based ideas for actions we can take to feel happier and help to reduce and prevent mental ill health personally, in our communities, workplaces and schools.

Telephone: 0121 522 7007 (General enquiries)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.rethink.org

Rethink Mental Illness provide a range of support, advice and information services relating to mental illness, as well as conducting national campaigns and research. Rethink runs over 200 mental health services and 150 support groups across England, including therapy services, peer support groups and many more.

Telephone: 0203 805 1790 (General enquiries)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.sane.org.uk

In addition to running Saneline, Sane also aims to improve the lives of anyone affected by mental illness through campaigning work, research and online support services.

Telephone: 0207 780 7300

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.together-uk.org

Together is a national charity working alongside people with mental health issues. It provides a range of specialist support services, including peer support services, accommodation based support, criminal justice mental health services.

and advocacy.

Learning disabilities

Telephone: 0808 808 1111 (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.mencap.org.uk

Mencap works in partnership with people with a learning disability. their families and carers to provide a range of support services.

Telephone: 0208 879 6333

Website: www.generate-uk.org

Generate is a charity which aims to support the lives or people with a learning difficulty.

Telephone: 0117 906 1700

Website: www.hft.org.uk

Hft is a national charity providing services for people with learning disabilities throughout England through personalised support services.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)

Telephone: 0800 050 2020

(Freephone information service)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.stonewall.org.uk

Stonewall supports all lesbian, gay, bi and trans people with a range of help and advice services and by working in partnership with businesses and communities to tackle issues related to discrimination.

Telephone: 0300 330 0630

(Local call rates, 10am-11pm. 7 days a week)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.switchboard.lgbt

Confidential support. information and referral services for the LGBT community, including online chat services.

Ageing & Older Generation Support

Telephone: 0800 169 2081 (Freephone adviceline)

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

AgeUK provides a range of information and support services for older people and those caring for them. Includes befriending services to combat loneliness in elderly people, which may contribute to mental health issues.

Telephone: 0300 222 1122 (Helpline, see website for Physical first aid opening hours)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

The Alzheimer’s Society provides a range of information and support services for anyone affected by dementia.

Telephone: 0344 871 1111

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.redcross.org.uk

The British Red Cross is one of the largest providers of accredited first aid training in the UK.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678 (Freephone helpline)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Dementia UK offers specialist one to one support and expert advice for people living with dementia, including nursing support through their team of Admiral Nurses.

Psychosis & Personality disorder

Telephone: 0203 3229 900

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.app-network.org

Action on Postpartum Psychosis is a network with the overarching aim of supporting all people of women with lived experience of postnatal affected by personality disorder. It offers peer support to families affected by postnatal psychosis, raises awareness and supports research into its causes.

Telephone: 0207 911 0822

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.voicecollective.co.uk

The Voice Collective is a London wide project that supports children and young people who hear voices, see visions or have other unusual sensory experiences. It also offers support for parents/families and training for professionals.

Refugees

Telephone: 020 7346 6700

Website: www.refugeecouncil.org.uk

The UK’s largest organization working with refugees and asylum seekers. Includes the provision of specialist therapeutic services targeted to the needs of these populations.

Self-harm

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.harmless.org.uk

Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self-harm, including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self-harm, their friends and families and professionals. Includes resources on alternative coping strategies.

Website: www.selfharm.co.uk

selfharmUK is a project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self-harm, providing a safe space to talk, ask any questions and be honest about what’s going on in their lives. It allows people to share their personal stories around self-harm and receive answers online. Run by national charity Youthscape.

Telephone: 0808 800 8088 (Freephone helpline, 7pm-10pm, Mon-Fri)

Website: www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk

Self injury Support is a national organisation that supports girls and women affected by self-injury or self-harm. They run a dedicated self-injury helpline, as well as text and email support for girls and young women under 24 years of age and supports self-injury self-help groups.

Domestic Violence (by location)

  • Solace Womensaid (SWA)
  • Hestia
  • Safe spaces for BAME, Latin American and Muslim women
  • GP service can refer to IRIS
  • Council page has lots of info
  • One stop shop
  • Bexley womensaid (WA)
  • Bexley safeguarding services
  • SWA
  • Hestia (phoenix project)
  • Eden house – Muslim community offers referrals to other DA services
  • Nia project
  • SWA
  • Victim support
  • Samera project
  • North London Rape Crisis
  • Sahali
  • Muslim womensaid
  • Victim support
  • New Enfield domestic abuse hub
  • Enfield womens centre
  • Family bay solutions – NSPCC training course included
  • Council take referrals for DA
  • Croyden BAME service
  • Outreach service for Japanese survivors (name unsure)
  • Never too late – 50+ survivors
  • One stop shop
  • Local church
  • Haven
  • AVA
  • Southwark council
  • DVIP
  • Council website
  • Newham DA/SV service
  • Hestia
  • ELRP (rape crisis)
  • Ascent counselling
  • Victim support
  • Newham health watch
  • Ankaal – south Asian women and CYP
  • LBWP
  • Survivors UK
  • SWA
  • ELRP
  • Ascent
  • IRIS
  • Galop
  • Council DA team
  • Maa Shanti (Asian mothers)
  • Penny Parks Foundation – has a search facility for the location of therapists around the UK specialising in Parks Inner Child Therapy (PICT)

Website: https://www.ppfoundation.org/team.aspx

  • Phone lines/secure messaging for adults (and children) with a history of child sexual abuse.

Website: https://www.stopitnow.org.uk/have-you-been-abused/

  • Organisations/charities – broader list not only for victims/survivors.

Website: https://www.parentsprotect.co.uk/useful-links.htm

Self-help apps, podcasts, and Books

Website: www.bigwhitewall.com

A safe online community of people who are anxious, down, or not coping who support and help each other by sharing what’s troubling them, guided by trained professionals. Also available as an app.

Website: www.moodgym.anu.edu.au

An interactive site that teaches people cognitive behavioural therapy skills to prevent and cope with depression.

Website: www.downyourdrink.org.uk

Down Your Drink is a free website based programme allowing people to look more closely at their drinking and examine ways of cutting down. Developed by a team of researchers at University College London and endorsed by Alcohol concern.

Website: www.elefriends.org.uk

Run by mental health charity Mind, Elefriends aims to provide a safe, supportive online community where everyone can share experiences relating to mental ill health and get support from people with similar experiences.

Website: http://fearfighter.cbtprogram.com

A NICE guideline approved, evidence-based online program for generalised anxiety, panic and phobia. Uses CBT principles.

Website: www.happyhealthyapp.com

Health app linking brief daily reflection exercises to allow people to make more mindful decisions about lifestyle, exercise, nutrition and sleep to manage mental wellbeing.

Website: www.moodpanda.com

Mood panda is an app-based platform allowing people to track their moods.

Website: www.scottishrecovery.net

The Scottish Recovery Network explores mental health recovery using narrative or storytelling philosophical approaches to mental health.

Website: http://www.prevent-suicide.org.uk/

The Stay Alive app is a suicide prevention pocket app for the UK, developed by Grassroots Suicide prevention.

  • www.mentalhealth.org.uk/podcasts-and-videos

The Mental Health Foundation has created a series of free audio podcasts to improve wellbeing, including guided relaxation, mindfulness practise and overcoming fear and anxiety.

  • Website: www.workguru.org

Web-based stress management programme providing tools to build resilience and manage stress in a workplace setting.

  • 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder: Effective Strategies from Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience

(Costin, C. WAW. Norton & Company; 2012)

An exploration of recovery from eating disorders. Weaving together professional and personal accounts.

  • 10 Keys to Happier Living – A Practical Handbook

(King, V. London; Headline Publishing Group; 2016)

A readable, insightful and practical book covering the key areas we can take action in to enhance our happiness and psychological wellbeing and help reduce and prevent depression and anxiety. It provides a menu of evidence-based ideas for practical actions we can take in our daily lives and explains why these matter.

  • Beating the Blues

(Tanner, S. & Ball, J. Beating the Blues. Sydney: Southwood Press: 1991)

A very readable step-by-step self-help programme for depression using cognitive-behavioural therapy.

  • The Compassionate Mind

(Gilbert. P. Constable: 2010)

By the inventor of compassion-focussed therapy, this book explores how developing compassion for self-help and others can contribute to mental wellbeing and build resilience.

  • The Complete Family Guide to Schizophrenia: Helping Your Loved One Get the Most Out of Life

(Mueser, K. T. Guildford Press: 2006)

An exploration of how to support someone with a diagnosis of schizophrenia.

  • Coping with Bipolar Disorder: A CBR-Informed Guide to Living with Manic Depression

(Jones. S. Oneworld Publications; 2009)

A self-help guide to bipolar disorder, influenced by cognitive behavioral principles.

  • The First Episode of Psychosis: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

(Compton, M. T. Oxford University Press: 2009)

A helpful guide to psychosis, early warning signs, treatments allowing families and patients to better navigate an initial episode of psychosis.

  • Coming Through Depression: A Mindful Approach to Recovery

(Bates, T. Newleaf; 2011)

A practical guide to recovery from depression using mindfulness-based approaches.

  • Getting Better Bite by Bite: A Survival Kit for Sufferers of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorders

(Schmidt, U. Routledge Press; 2015)

A self-help guide to bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder, based on cognitive behavioural therapy principles.

  • A Head Full of Blue

(Johnstone. N. London: Bloomsbury: 2003)

A personal account of the effects of suffering from depression, anxiety disorder and alcoholism

  • I Had a Black Dog: his name was depression

(Johnstone, M. Robinson: 2007)

A graphical exploration/comic book providing an insight into what it is like to experience depression

  • Living with a Black Dog: How to take care of someone with depression while looking.

(Johnstone, M. Robinson: 2009)

A graphical exploration/comic book providing an insight into what it is like to care for someone who experiences depression.

  • Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World

(Williams, M. & Penman, D. Piathus; 2011)

  • Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think

(Greenberger, D. & Padesky, CA. Guildford Press; 2015)

A self-help guide to overcoming emotional distress using cognitive behavioral therapy techniques.

  • The Mindful Way Through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life

(Orsillo. S. M. Guildford Press: 2011)

A mindfulness based self-help approach to anxiety.

  • The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeling Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness

(Williams. M. Guildford Press: 2007)

A mindfulness-based self-help approach to depression.

  • Overcoming Anxiety: A self-help guide using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

(Kennerley. H. Robinson; 2014)

A self-help guide to anxiety based on cognitive behavioural therapy.

  • Overcoming Bipolar Disorder: A Comprehensive Workbook for Managing Your Symptoms and Achieving Your Life Goals

(Bauer, M. New Harbinger Publications; 2009)

A step-by-step self-help guide to bipolar disorder.

  • Overcoming Depression: A self -help guide using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

(Gilbert. P. Robinson: 2009)

A self-help manual for depression based on cognitive-behavioural therapy.

  • Overcoming Traumatic Stress: A sell help guide using Cognitive Behavioral Technigues

(Wetmore. A. Robinson: 2009)

A self- help guide to PTSD based on cognitive behavioural therapy.

  • Quiet the Mind: An Illustrated Guide on How to Meditate

(Johnstone. M. Robinson: 2012)

  • Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A self-help guide using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

(Veale, D. Robinson; 2009)

A self-help manual for obsessive-compulsive disorder based on cognitive-behavioural therapy. A graphical exploration/comic book providing an insight into what it is like to meditate.