Links and Recommended Reading


Local services providing counselling for individuals, families, in schools, for businesses and couples

Gloucestershire Counselling Service

Cotswold Counselling - includes home visits

Listening post

Local and national Mental Health Support:

2gether NHS Foundation Trust


The Samaritans


The following books give accessible accounts of the process of therapy:

"Loves Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy" by Irvin Yalom

"The Impossibility of Sex" by Suzy Orbach

"The Myth of the Untroubled Therapist" by Marie Adams

"Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead" by Brene Brown

"Trauma and Recovery" by Judith Herman