Resources to help you help yourself

On this page, there are links to places online where you can find helpful information. It may be that something you read enables you to make progress on your own. However, if you've tried everything you can and you're still struggling, remember that I can help and you can always give me a call to discuss how we can work together to improve things for you.

Multiple subjects to do with healthy living

CLICK HERE for access to a wealth of information and advice from BootsWebMD on many of the issues that I work with clients on, including:

  • alcohol abuse
  • anxiety and panic
  • living well with cancer
  • depression
  • erectile dysfunction
  • menopause
  • sex and relationships
  • sexual conditions
  • stress management.

 

CLICK HERE for the 5 steps to mental wellbeing according to Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown published on the website of NHS Choices.

 

CLICK HERE for the MIND website's explanations of many types of mental health problems, including some of the issues that I work with clients on, such as:

  • anger
  • anxiety and panic attacks
  • depression
  • eating problems
  • post-traumatic stress
  • self esteem
  • self harm
  • stress
  • suicidal feelings.

 

CLICK HERE for the "Natural Therapy for All" website

The experience of counselling/psychotherapy

CLICK HERE to read about other people's experiences of therapy.

 

CLICK HERE to watch a video about common misconceptions.

 

CLICK HERE to read BACP leaflet "What is counselling and psychotherapy?"

 

CLICK HERE to read BACP leaflet "Choosing a counsellor/psychotherapist".

 

CLICK HERE for information from Counselling Directory on couples therapy.

Anxiety and depression

CLICK HERE for information on depression from NHS Choices.

 

CLICK HERE for personal stories about depression from Healthtalk.

 

CLICK HERE for a depression self-help guide from Moodjuice.

 

CLICK HERE for access to MoodGYM, an interactive online resource based on a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) approach, designed to help you identify emotional problems related to anxiety and depression and learn coping skills involving new ways of thinking.

 

CLICK HERE for the website of the charity Anxiety UK.

Eating problems

CLICK HERE for information about eating disorders from the charity Beat.

Relationships

CLICK HERE for information and support on divorce from Divorce Aid.

 

CLICK HERE for information from Women's Aid about domestic abuse.

 

CLICK HERE for the website of the anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label.

 

CLICK HERE for guidance on relationship difficulties from COSRT, the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists.

The effects of cancer/illness/treatments or disability

CLICK HERE for the Macmillan website page of resources on cancer and relationships.

 

CLICK HERE for the Cancer Research UK website page of resources on coping with the effects of cancer.

 

CLICK HERE for advice from Prostate Cancer UK on living with prostate cancer. 

 

CLICK HERE to read about Outsiders, a social, peer support and dating club for socially and physically disabled people.

 

CLICK HERE to find out how to contact the sex and disability helpline run by Dr. Tuppy Owens.

Sexual health and wellbeing

www.psychosexualhealth.org.uk is the organisation that has provided my training in psychosexual therapy.

 

CLICK HERE for fact sheets about various sexual problems published by the Sexual Advice Association.

 

CLICK HERE for information and advice on vulval pain from the Vulval Pain Society.

 

CLICK HERE for some tips for sexual wellbeing from COSRT, the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists.

 

CLICK HERE for the Scarleteen website, with information about many aspects of sexuality aimed at young people in their teens and 20s.

 

CLICK HERE for 10 rules of anal sex, by Jack Morin, author of "Anal Pleasure and health"

Sexual diversity

CLICK HERE for NHS information on health subjects relevant to lesbian, gay and bisexual patients.

 

CLICK HERE for MIND leaflet on coping with doubts about sexual identity.

 

CLICK HERE for useful information from Pink Therapy on asexuality.

 

CLICK HERE for supportive information about asexuality from the Asexual Visibility and Education Network, AVEN.

 

CLICK HERE for useful information from Pink Therapy on bisexuality.

 

CLICK HERE for useful information from Pink Therapy on gay life.

 

CLICK HERE for useful information from Pink Therapy on kink/BDSM.

 

CLICK HERE for useful information from Pink Therapy on lesbian life.

Gender diversity

CLICK HERE for Human Rights Campaign leaflet on coming out as trans.

 

CLICK HERE for NHS leaflet on transgender information and support.

 

CLICK HERE for NHS bereavement guide for trans people and loved ones.

 

CLICK HERE for the website of Mermaids who support teenagers and children with gender identity issues and their families.

Emergency support

CLICK HERE for information about The Samaritans.

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