Resources and Links

Please be aware that I do not operate a 24 hour emergency service. However, there are many sources of support that you can draw on in case of need.

Other sources of help

Samaritans

If you're in distress and need support, you can ring Samaritans for free at any time of the day or night.

Freephone (UK and Republic of Ireland): 116 123 (24 hours)

0330 094 5717 local call charges apply 

Email: jo@samaritans.org

YoungMinds

YoungMinds Crisis Messenger provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.

If you need urgent help text YM to 85258

All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors

Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.

Papyrus

Prevention of Young Suicide. 

Confidential advice and support for young people who feel suicidal.

HOPELineUK: 0800 068 41 41

Text: 07786 209 697

Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org 

The Mix

If you're under 25 you can talk to The Mix for free on the phone, by email or on their webchat. You can also use their phone counselling service, or get more information on support services you might need. 

Freephone: 0808 808 4994 (13:00-23:00 daily)

Links to professional organisations and directories

BACP

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. You can find me in their Member's Register and their Therapist Directory.

Counselling Directory

You can find me in the Counselling Directory. All counsellors listed in the Counselling Directory are verified professionals