CAT stands for Cognitive Analytic Therapy; a collaborative programme for looking at the way a person thinks, feels and acts, and the events and relationships that underlie these experiences. ACAT aims to educate health professionals and promote proper standards and good practice in cognitive analytic therapy. They also aim to increase awareness and understanding of cognitive analytic therapy amongst health professionals, service providers and the public.
Alzheimer's Society is the leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. It works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Society's fight for a better world for people with all types of dementia takes a wide range of forms: A network of local services, campaigning and lobbying, and a research programme.
The neuro-pathological research undertaken at the Prince of Wales International Centre for SANE Research is carried out in collaboration with Alzheimer’s Society.
BetKnowMore is a social enterprise, whose mission is to provide support and information services around problematic gambling. Their first service is an outreach support and mentoring programme called ACT. It is a dedicated intervention service available in London for gambling addiction. It is a flexible, tailored programme, providing resources and structure to help a person move away from problem gambling.
Carers UK is the voice of carers. The organisation improves the lives of carers by campaigning for change, providing information and advice, gathering evidence about what needs to change, mobilising supporters and transforming the understanding of caring.
The Centre for Mental Health works to improve the quality of life for people with mental health problems by influencing policy and practice in mental health and related services.
They focus on criminal justice and employment, with supporting work on broader mental health and public policy.
The Counselling and Family Centre offers affordable face to face counselling for children from the age of 6, adults and couples. A reduced rate is available for those in receipt of a means tested benefit, or those on a reduced income. They also offer home counselling for those who are unable to attend their centre due to health issues, and counselling in other languages. Appointments line: 0161 941 7754
Counselling Directory is a comprehensive database of UK Counsellors and Psychotherapists with information on their training and experience, fees and contact details.
Depression Alliance works to relieve and prevent depression by providing information and support services to those who are affected.
Informed by the experiences of people with depression and by research, Depression Alliance works extensively with government agencies and healthcare professionals to improve the service provision for those affected by depression. They also campaign to raise awareness amongst the general public about the realities of this illness.
Empathise With Me is a website providing support through forums, across a range of areas including mental illness, bereavement, opression and relationships.
Fathers Reaching Out is a support group for men whose partners are suffering from Postnatal depression.