Articles And Blog
I have written a number of articles on therapy related issues for websites such as welldoing.org, Counselling Directory and Australian Times.Topics I have written about are issues I am interested in, and as a counsellor, psychotherapist and coach am experienced in working with. These include depression, relationship issues, health and wellbeing, relocating and getting established in a new country and culture, and more.
Therapy Related Links
Here are some therapy related links that you may find useful.
BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
This is one of the two official accrediting organisations in the UK for counselling and psychotherapy. I am a member and abide by their code of ethics. I am also listed on their register of accredited, qualified therapists - see my registered status here.
UKCP (United Kingdom for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
The other official accrediting organisation which focuses on psychotherapy specifically. Both my MA and Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling are accredited by the UKCP.
The Counselling Directory
The Counselling Directory is one of the main independent online searchable directories of counsellors and psychotherapists in the UK. I am listed on the Counselling Directory here.
Mind is a leading mental health charity in the UK. It offers a range of support and services to people dealing with mental health issues and those supporting them. Mind is located in many of the boroughs within London and there is also a good deal of information and advice on their website.
The Samaritans is a charity staffed by volunteers who are trained to listen and support people. Importantly, the Samaritans telephone service is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so if you feel you need to talk to someone urgently and it is not possible to contact a therapist, the Samaritans are always there and someone will be ready to listen.
Other Health and Wellbeing Links
Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
The Clinic at Southbank is a specialist clinic run by Volker Scheid alongside a number of other practitioners. Volker is a highly experienced practitioner who lectures worldwide as well as running a busy practice in London. If you are looking to deal with health issues more holistically than through standard medicine I would highly recommend Volker and the work he does.
Nutrition and Naturopathy
Emma Mihill - Naturopath and Nutritional Therapist is a skilled practitioner who is passionate about what she does and who is able to deliver information and advice in a very approachable and down to earth way. Emma also has a blog filled with information, ideas and recipes.
Nutrition and Fertility
Melanie Brown is a nutritionist specialising in fertility, IVF and pregnancy. She worked for many years as the senior nutritional therapist at the Zita West Clinic before deciding to establish herself independently. She is warm and supportive and extremely knowledgeable about all things related to trying to conceive, for both women and men.
Central London, W1. Oxford Circus and Mayfair.