The Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy

ACAT_logoACAT stands for the Associaton of 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.


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ADT Healthcare

ADT Healthcare is a free helpline for people affected by drug and alcohol addiction. It is an international addiction treatment provider offering a free, unbiased guidance service for people looking for treatment for all types of addiction and related mental health issues. The service is particularly helpful for family members affected by a loved one's addiction. Website:

ADT Healthcare works with clinics and rehabilitation centres to carefully match people to the right care and therapy that they need. Their services offer pre-assessment, treatment planning, intervention, rehab advice and aftercare. Their service can also arrange immediate admission with all the private rehab clinics throughout the UK and a selection abroad. 

Tel: 0800 088 66 86

Addiction Helper

Addiction Helper is the UK’s leading addiction treatment helpline. Free help for anyone affected by addiction with advice on both NHS and private drug and alcohol treatment options.


Alzheimers_Society_LogoAlzheimer's Society

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, including 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_LogoCarers UK

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.

Centre_for_Mental_Health_LogoCentre for Mental Health

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.

Counselling_Family_Centre_logoCounselling and Family Centre

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_logoCounselling Directory

Counselling Directory is a comprehensive database of UK counsellors and psychotherapists with information on their training and experience, fees and contact details.

Empathise With Me

Empathise With Me is a website providing support through forums, across a range of areas including mental illness, bereavement, opression and relationships.


Fathers_Raching_Out_logoFathers Reaching Out

Fathers Reaching Out is a support group for men whose partners are suffering from postnatal depression.