Counselling Links

Other Sources of Information:

  • BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapy)
  • UKAHPP (UK Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners)
  • UKCP (The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy)
  • National Counselling Society (a not for profit counselling professional organisation)
  • Sussex Counselling (Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists in Sussex)

Low Cost Counselling Services in Brighton:

  • Brighton Women’s Centre (Counselling services for women)
  • YMCA (Counselling services for children, young people and parents)
  • Mind(Counselling services for people affected by mental health difficulties)
  • Brighton & Hove LGBT Switchboard (Individual or Couples Counselling for LGBT clients)
  • CRI (Therapeutic and practical services for people affected by substanse misuse, domestic abuse or homelessness)
  • Patched Freephone: 0800 085 4450 (Counselling services for families, friends and carers of substance misusers)
  • Rise: (Counselling services for women, children and young people living with the effects of domestic abuse)
  • Survivors’ Network: (Counselling services for female survivors of rape and sexual abuse and their family)
  • Mankind: (Counselling services in Newhaven for male survivors of sexual assault or sexual abuse and their family)
  • Federation of Disabled People: (Counselling services for people affected by disability)
  • Alternatives Pregnancy Counselling Centre: (Individual or couple counselling services for people facing an unplanned pregnancy)
  • Cruse: (Free counselling service and group support for people affected by bereavement)
  • Threshold Women’s Counselling Service: (Free to low cost counselling services for women on low income and to women who are refugees and asylum seekers, with interpreters where requested.)
  • Samaritans: (Free face to face emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide)
  • As You Are Centre: (Low-cost counselling and group work for depression, stress and anxiety)
  • Rock Clinic: (Low-cost counselling and other psychological, physical and complementary therapies to the community of Brighton, Hove and Sussex)
  • 360B Counselling Service: (Affordable Counselling & Psychotherapy for individuals, couple and families)
  • New Road Psychotherapy Centre: (Affordable Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre in the heart of Brighton)

National Help Lines:

  • Samaritans: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hour helpline to people experiencing despair and emotional distress)
  • Childline: 0800 11 11 (24 hour free helpline for children)
  • Beating Eating Disorders (Beat): 0845 634 1414 (Helpline for people effected by eating disorders)
  • RASASC: 0808 802 9999 (Freephone helpline for survivors of rape and sexual abuse and their supporters)
  • SANELINE: 0300 304 7000 (Helpline for people affected by mental health problems)
  • Alcoholics Anonymus: 0845 769 7555 (Helpline for people affected by alcohol related problems)
  • Cruse Bereavement Care: 0844 477 9400 (Helpline for people affected by bereavement)
  • Rights of Women: (Free legal advice for women by women re. abuse, sexual or domestic violence, divorce, lesbian parenting, etc.)
  • Women’s Aid: 0808 2000 247 (Free phone 24 hr National Domestic Violence Helpline)
  • Talk to Frank: 0300 123 6600 (Information about drugs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
  • OK Rehab: 0800 326 5559 (International: 0330 333 8188) An over-the-phone assessment to determine if you require addiction treatment. Advice by staff members who are themselves in recovery.
  • Helplines Partnership: Online search facility for specialist UK Helplines

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