General

Your local GP Surgery
Counselling is available on the NHS through your Doctor.  The sessions are usually limited to 6 or 12 and there may be a waiting period but it is certainly worth exploring with your Doctor as an option. Alternatively see IAPT.

IAPT     www.nhs.uk
Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) is an NHS programme for treating people with depression and anxiety disorders. The website above takes you to the main NHS Choices page where you can explore what services are available local to you. For the central Derby area it is: Trent PTS     www.trentpts.co.uk

Counselling Directory     www.counselling-directory.org.uk
A directory of counsellors who subscribe to it.  You can search for counsellors in a variety of ways.  Includes a profile of each counsellor which can help in determining a suitable counsellor for you.

BACP     www.itsgoodtotalk.org.uk/therapists
The British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists webpage for finding a therapist.

Derby Women’s Centre     www.derbywomenscentre.org.uk
Charity that offers a low-cost counselling service in Derby.

Derby Counselling Centre     www.derbycounsellingcentre.org
Charity that offers a low-cost counselling service in Derby.

Citizens Advice Bureau     www.citizensadvice.org.uk
Provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

ACAS     www.acas.org.uk
Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service provides free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law.

Victim Support     www.victimsupport.org.uk
A national charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected.

The Mix    www.themix.org.uk
“The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. We are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs.”

Mencap     www.mencap.org.uk
A charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.

National Debtline     0808 808 4000
Help for anyone in debt or concerned they may fall into debt.

Step Change     www.stepchange.org
Provides expert debt advice and solutions.

PayPlan     www.payplan.com
Provides free debt advice and free debt management plans.