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                               USEFUL LINKS AND REFERENCES

Here is a list of resources that I find to be particularly useful and informative. It is by no means exhaustive and if you have your own resources/references etc., which you would like to share please e-mail them to me and if appropriate I will add them to this page.    Please be aware that I cannot be responsible for the content of external links.  Last updated 2/1/2016

 

Governing Bodies for psychological therapies:

British Psychological Society (BPS) http://www.bps.org.uk/index.cfm

Health Care Professionals Council: http://hpc-portal.co.uk/online-register//

http://www.babcp.org/ - British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

http://www.bacp.co.uk/ - British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

http://www.psychotherapy.org.uk/  United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

 

General Information:

Free advice, leaflets and guidance: http://www.bps.org.uk/index.cfm

One of the most comprehensive checklists I have found to use when choosing an counsellor, psychotherapist or psychologist can be found on the following page: ttp://www.managingstress.com/articles/checklist.htm

 http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/

http://www.psychnet-uk.com/index.html

MIND: http://www.mind.org.uk/

National Library for Health: http://www.library.nhs.uk/Default.aspx

NHS DIRECT: http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/

http://www.samaritans.org//

Private GP Services in Chelmsford: http://www.privategpservices.co.uk/contact.htm

 

     Therapy References:


      Mindful Self-Compassion:

       http://www.self-compassion.org/  Dr. Kristin Neff, key research and audio guides

http://www.mindfulselfcompassion.org/  Dr Chris Germer, research, clinical application, audio
http://www.centerformsc.org University of San Diego Centre for Mindful Self-Compassion, central resource for training and research in MSC
http://compassionatemind.co.ukwork of Paul Gilbert and associates

Mindfulness:

http://www.bemindful.co.uk/

http://www.bangor.ac.uk/imscar/mindfulness/index.php.en?menu=0&catid=0

http://www.octc.co.uk/  the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre

http://mbct.co.uk/ Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy site

http://www.umassmed.edu/content.aspx?id=41252 University of Massachusetts

Centre for Mindfulness, Director: S Santorelli

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990) 'Full catastrophe living'. New York: Delacorte.

Kabat-Zinn J., 2001, Mindfulness meditation for everyday life. Piatkus.

Segal, Z.V., Williams, J.M.G., & Teasdale, J.D., (2002) 'Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: a new approach to preventing relapse'. New York, Guilford Press.
Santorelli S., 1999, Heal Thyself: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine, Bell. Tower

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy:

http://www.contextualpsychology.org/act_in_the_uk

http://www.act-for-anxiety-disorders.com/

http://www.acceptanceandmindfulness.com/index.htm

Hayes, Steven C., (2005) 'Get Out of Your Mind & Into Your Life'. Oakland CA., New Harbinger Publications Inc.

CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy):

http://www.managingstress.com/index.html - good source of information and therapy

Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre http://www.octc.co.uk

http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mentalhealthinformation.aspx  Royal College of Psychiatry

http://www.schematherapy.com/

http://www.susanjeffers.com/home/index.cfm - A positive and user-friendly resource

Support for experiences of child abuse:

http://www.dabsbooks.co.uk/ Specialist information service

http://www.mosac.org.uk/mosac/ Support for parents and carers of abused children

http://www.nspcc.org.uk/ National Association for the Protection and Care of Children

http://www.napac.org.uk/ National Association of People Abused in Childhood

Narrative Therapy:

http://www.dulwichcentre.com.au/

http://narrativeapproaches.com/

Grief and Bereavement:

Cruse: http://www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk/

http://www.elisabethkublerross.com/index.html

Infertility:

Human Fertilisation Embryology Authority: http://www.hfea.gov.uk/en/default.html

Research and information: http://www.repromed.net/gateway/

http://www.womens-health.co.uk/infertility.asp

 http://www.inciid.org/

support for involuntary childlessness:http://www.infertilitynetworkuk.com/moretolife/

http://www.infertilitynetworkuk.com/

http://www.one-in-six.co.uk/main.htm

Self Harm:

http://www.users.zetnet.co.uk/BCSW/index.htm

Bristol Crisis Service for Women - despite the name this is a national service offering specialist support, helpline and resources for women who self-harm.

http://www.palace.net/~llama/psych/injury.html

Self-help and support site for self injury


And finally....here are a few links that relate to my own philosophy and approach to life:

www.greenpeace.org.uk

www.compassionatemind.co.uk

http://www.cat.org.uk Centre for Alternative Technology

http://www.foe.co.uk/index.html Friends of the Earth

http://www.maketradefair.com/en/index.htm Fair Trade

http://www.mayaangelou.com/

http://www.resurgence.org/index.htm

http://www.woodland-trust.org.uk/index.htm

 http://www.folkagainstfascism.com/



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