“I am ready to face the world again. I can’t thank [my therapist] or the Counselling Partnership enough for bringing back the “old” pre-depression me – its great to be “back” (July 14)

BABCP – British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies.
provides information about counselling and lists private approved BACP counsellors and psychotherapists.

BACP – British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy provides information about counselling and lists private BACP accredited counsellors on find a therapist page.

BPS – British Psychological Society

BASRT – The British Association for Sexual and Relationship Therapy
Counselling Directory is a support network of UK counsellors and psychotherapists. Information on their training and experience, areas of counselling, fees and contact details.

Alcoholics Anonymous

CAB – Citizens Advice Bureau. We aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives 01932 248 660

Carer Support Elmbridge – is a charity supporting unpaid carers, who may care for a relative, friend or neighbour.

Offering advocacy, general information, help in obtaining services, home visits and support groups. 01932 235 770

Carer Support Woking – 01483 727 277

Catalyst – Surrey Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service on based at 14 Jenner Road Guildford Surrey GU1 3PL they also offer a service which can include group or individual sessions. 01483 590 150
Email to

Children’s centre – Weybridge 01932 820 106

Cornerhouse Woking can provide office space, administrative support and meeting rooms to local community mental health and wellbeing organisations and groups.

CornerHouse Woking: 01483 757461 or
CornerHouse Runnymede 01932 858258

Cruse – Support and specialised counselling for individuals who have experienced bereavement. Helpline 0844 477 9400

The Guildford Centre for Psychotherapy – a professional association of psychoanalytic psychotherapists

Family Line Surrey – 0808 800 5678 Providing a helpline and confidential email supports service to families who might be experiencing problems and need to talk them through.

Parenting, children’s behaviour, relationships, school problems, isolation

Home Start -is a national family support charity that helps parents to build better lives for their children. Our volunteers provide support and friendship to families. 01932 235802

Mind – The UK’s biggest Mental Health Charity 01483 766998

Next Steps is a self-help support service for people in Woking affected by depression.

Provides information about depression, signposting, support and encouragement to take your steps towards emotional well-being.  call 01483 747461 or visit

OUTLINE – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans people support and information in Surrey. 0782 728 9312
RASAC – Rape and sexual abuse support centre, Guildford Surrey counselling, helplines, groups ISVA and support for men and women Helpline01483 546400
Freephone 0800 0288 022

Relate – Relationship Counselling, Marriage and couple guidance counselling service. Sex Therapy and counselling for young people 01372 467046 or 01483 715285

Rethink Carers is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of anyone affected by severe mental illness.

Rethink offers carers’ support services including home visits and support groups from CornerHouse. For further information call 01483 724244

or email

Richmond Fellowship – North West Surrey provides a range of services providing employment advice, support into work, training, work experience and rehabilitation. For further information call 01372 363934 or visit

SILC Centre for Independent Living – is a non-profit-making voluntary sector organisation run by and for disabled people. We are primarily funded by, and work in close partnership with, Surrey County Council. 01932 220450 (The Elmbridge Community Hub)

Samaritans and Victim Support – A 24hr confidential helpline for those who need support or have been a victim of a crime.

Surrey Drug Care offer advice and information. 01483 300112

Surrey Hubs are local centres run a team of experienced volunteers that provide information and support to help people stay independent.

They offer access to advice and signposting to services for disabled people, older people, carers and families, Host drop in information and advice sessions for Welfare benefits, Carers support, Action for Carers – learning and work service, Advocacy Support, Sight for Surrey and the MS Society.

The Surrey Hub Addlestone 01932 846 491 Email:

The Surrey Hub Walton 01932 224 450 or  07704 288 772 Email:

Surrey Information Point – Local information and support for families

Surrey Family Mediation Service – charitable organisation offering mediation services for families and children. 01372 749 911

Victims Support – Local care team 0845 38 99 528 or email on

Lines are open Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm, and Saturday 9am-5pm.  victim

WWAG – Wellness with a goal A Surrey Charity Supporting Recovery & Improving Quality of Life for People with Mental Health Issues in the community. 01932 231918

Walton and Hersham Foodbank 07884 046 665


Windmill Community Drug and Alcohol Team provide a Substance Misuse Service for drug and alcohol users.

This is a self-referral line; with some evening clinics. Based at Abraham Cowley Unit, St Peter’s Hospital Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0AE. 01932 723 309