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

Gloucestershire Counselling Service

Cotswold Counselling

Listening post

Bristol has a range of low-cost counselling services available, most of which are listed under the "useful Information" section of the Bristol Mind website. Please also ask me for further information about counselling services in Bristol.

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