Essex University Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies
Human Nature Trust
The International Attachment Network
Melanie Klein Trust
Podcasts on Freud
Low-fee intensive therapy can sometimes be accessed via the training organisations:
British Psychotherapy Foundation (2 & 3
times a week)
The Fairbridge Clinic at AGIP (2 times a
The London Clinic at the Institute of
Psychoanalysis (up to 5 times a week)
The Guild of Psychotherapy (1 a week for
low-income residents of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham)
The Bowlby Centre Blues Project
020 7380 1960
For sexual and couples issues
Offers talking therapies to Camden female residents.
Helps women and children escape violent and abusive relationships
Drayton Park Women’s Crisis House
020 7607 2777
Self-referral residential service for women in mental health crisis
YOUNGER PEOPLE’S SERVICES
https://youngminds.org.uk/Is a really good website offering advice to children and adolescents, including a crisis line, information and signposting.
Helps infant/parent dyads, adolescents, looked-after children and families who have experienced trauma
020 7433 3112
Helps parents who have concerns about the early development of and their relationship with their baby or child. Also offers therapy to children and adolescents.
Centre for Young People
Helps up to 21 year olds in Brent
020 8348 5947
Up to 24 year olds living in borough of Haringey
Offers therapy for young people in Islington (age 14-21) and Camden (aged 12-24)
Offers a wide range of groups for children, teenagers and adults with HIV, who have been adopted and who have attempted suicide. Based in Islington but accepting people from all over.
Terence Higgins Trust
020 7812 1809
07537 432409 (text)
Free counselling for up to 24 year olds
Institute of Group Analysis
This is a good way to refer patients into a group, including some low fee places
SPECIALISED PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICES
Centre Trauma Service
020 7435 7111
For adults suffering from the effects of trauma, either single-episode or multiple traumatic events.
for Dissociative Studies
Offers assessment and psychotherapy for those with dissociative disorders and complex trauma
Offers help and support after brain injury to sufferers and family
Institute of Psychotherapy and Disability
The Institute of Psychotherapy and Disability exists as an organisation to support, develop, accredit and regulate psychotherapists who work with people with disabilities.
Camden, City, Islington and Westminster Bereavement Services
7-8 York Mews, London NW5 2LU, 020 7284 0090
Offers one-to-one counselling and groups. Some of the services are free to Camden and Islington residents.
020 7833 1674
Support for LGBT Londoners including counselling and other support
The Sun Network
0203 513 5558
A network of weekly support groups to help people better cope with the difficulties associated with having a personality disorder. This service is for adults aged 18 and over who live in, and whose GP is located in, Kingston, Richmond, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth.
CASS Self Injury Support
Offers free, confidential, non-judgemental support around self-injury and related issues via their telephone helpline but also some support groups in some areas.
The UK’s eating disorder charity website, with lots of helpful resources
All the London Mental Health Trusts have eating disorder services
The Refugee Therapy Centre
Offers intercultural therapy in around 20 different languages, some short-term free therapy for residents of Camden, Islington, Enfield and Haringey
A Sanctuary for the Suicidal
Self-referral service for those contemplating suicide – offers a four-night stay in a calm, safe and confidential environment. Guests can only stay once.
Supports people who have suffered childhood sexual abuse
There are local branches of MIND in most London boroughs.
and Hackney Wellbeing Network
A new network of voluntary sector mental health services for adult residents in Hackney and the City, which will empower people towards better mental and physical wellbeing.
Sliding scale counselling service
Offers advice, assessment and various counselling and psychotherapy options, including groups, workshops and peer support
Wandsworth Wellbeing Hub
020 7700 6408
Offers work experience in the clubhouse to build confidence and helps move Islington residents with mental health problems into employment.
Offers help to get 16-24 year olds into work from 8 centres across London
Supporting Tower Hamlets (and Haringey) residents with mental health issues into work
PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
The Anna Freud Centre (psychotherapy with children)
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
The Caspari Foundation (educational therapy)
European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector – EFPP
Freedom from Torture – Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture
The Multi-Lingual Psychotherapy Centre
The Tavistock Centre
TRAINING ORGANISATIONS FROM WHICH MEMBERSHIP IS DRAWN
Association for Group and Individual Psychotherapy – AGIP
British Psychoanalytic Association – BPA
British Psychotherapy Foundation (formerly BAP, LCP, and the Lincoln Clinic and Centre for Psychotherapy)
Guild Of Psychotherapists
Institute of Group Analysis – IGA
Institute of Psychotherapy and Social Studies – IPSS
International Psychoanalytic Association – IPA
Society of Analytical Psychology – SAP
Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships
Westminster Pastoral Foundation – WPF
PSYCHOANALYTIC PUBLISHERS AND JOURNALS
Free Association Books (Publisher – Psychoanalysis & Related Topics)
The International Journal of Psychoanalysis
Karnac Books (Bookseller/Publisher – Psychoanalysis & Related Topics)
Psychoanalysis and History [Journal]
REGISTRATION AND REGULATION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY
British Psychoanalytic Council (formerly British Confederation of Psychotherapists)
United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy
Dream Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (with English text option)
The Freud Museum, London
St Botolph Without Bishopsgate (City church)