Photograph by Sarah Bruce

Photograph by Sarah Bruce

“Every human has four endowments – self-awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change.” Stephen Covey


Below are some general websites, online resources and books that you may find interesting and useful.

Websites Mind can help you make choices about treatment, understand your rights or reach out to sources of support.  Useful information and resources. The Samaritans offer you a safe place to talk. Dedicated to finding and addressing the sources of mental health problems.  Help for people to talk about their experiences of mental illness and support each other. Cruse offer help to you if you are bereaved. charity who can help anyone supporting a bereaved child or young person. Relate are the UK’s largest provider of relationship support, helping people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to strengthen their relationships.

Counselling Organisations in Leicestershire Leicester Counselling Centre is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1981 and its ethos is to provide an affordable, long-term, confidential counselling service for individuals aged 18 and over. Turning Point is a social enterprise, focused on improving lives and communities. Turning Point offer drug and alcohol advice and support in Leicester. Jasmine House in Leicester provide high quality therapeutic free and confidential services, provided by women for women and girls who have experienced rape, sexual abuse and sexual violence either recently or in the past. Quetzal provides a range of services to support women aged 16 and over in Leicester City, County and Rutland. Supporting women recovering from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. Leicester Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Centre is a voluntary organisation established to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Online Articles/Resources A wide range of self help resources. This site is designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them. A range of self-help guides. Resources and information about self compassion. A range of free self-help books, audio tracks and articles.