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Student Advice and Wellbeing

Finding an External Counsellor

External Counsellors: 

Your Doctor
Many GPs now employ their own counsellors. Your GP can also refer you to counselling / psychotherapy services within the NHS and provide urgent medical/psychiatric attention and referral

BACP
Follow the Find a Therapist Link to find counsellors/counselling organisations in your area.
Tel: 0870 443 5252

AGIP Fairbridge Clinic
Trainees and graduates offering low cost psychoanalytic psychotherapy (fees £5 - £15). You will normally be expected to attend the Clinic twice weekly for a minimum of two years.
Tel: 020 7272 7013

Arbours Association
Low cost individual and group psychotherapy for students and those on low income/benefits.
Tel: 020 8340 7646

The Association of Jungian Analysts
Network of trainees and graduates offering reduced fee Jungian analysis( 3 times a week).
Tel: 020 7794 8711

British Association of Psychotherapists (BAP)
Trainees and graduates offering low cost and full fee Jungian and Psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Three times a week for reduced fee scheme.
Tel: 020 8452 9823

Brandon Centre
Counselling and psychotherapy for young people aged 12 to 21, regardless of address. No charge.
Tel: 020 7267 4762

CPPD (UK) Ltd Counselling School
Trainees and graduates offering low cost counselling/psychotherapy.
Tel: 020 8341 4843

The Drum
Counselling and psychotherapy for young people (12-21 years) living, working or studying in South Islington. No charge 
Tel: 020 7336 0022

Ealing Abbey Counselling Service
Sliding scale according to income
Tel: 020 8862 2164

The Guild of Psychotherapists
Trainees and graduates offering reduced fee analytic psychotherapy (1-3 times/week). Low fee clinic available to residents of Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.
Tel: 020 7401 3370

The Havens
Anyone in London who has been raped or sexually assaulted can come to The Haven. Women, men and children can all attend. Trained, experienced professionals can give you medical help and advice, counselling, practical and emotional support

Highbury Counselling and Therapy Centre
Trainees and graduates on placement offering very low cost counselling/psychotherapy. Charges based on contribution.
Tel: 020 7704 0444

Highgate Counselling Centre
Low cost individual, group, couple and family counselling, 21 years old +.
Tel: 020 8883 5427

Inner City Centre
Low cost individual, couple and group counselling/psychotherapy
Tel: 020 7247 1589

Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education
Trainees and graduates offering low cost and full fee integrative arts psychotherapy.
Tel: 020 7704 2534

Institute of Group Analysis
Network of group analysts offering group psychotherapy.
Tel: 020 7431 4431

Institute Of Psychosynthesis
Network of trainees and graduates offering low cost and full fee counselling/psychotherapy.
Tel: 020 8202 4525

Institute of Psychotherapy and Social Studies: IPSS.
Trainees and graduates offering low cost and full fee short and long term psychotherapy.
Tel:020 8314 1686

The Lincoln
Trainees and graduates offering low cost and full fee analytical psychotherapy (3 times a week) 
Admin office: 020 7978 1545, reduced fee counselling: 020 8691 0980

London Centre for Psychotherapy
Network of trainees and graduates offering low cost and full fee analytical psychotherapy (2 or 3 times a week)
Tel: 020 7482 2002

Metanoia
Trainees and graduates offering low cost and full fee counselling/psychotherapy.
Tel: 020 8579 2505

Mind
Many local branches provide free or very low cost counselling. Ring to find counselling provision in your area.
Tel: 0845 766 0163

The number for the referrals service is 020 7644 6242 (Amabel Sutters) website The Minster Centre

Trainees and graduates offering low cost and full fee short and long term psychotherapy.

Pychosynthesis & Education Trust
Trainees and graduates offering low cost and full fee counselling/psychotherapy
Tel: 020 7403 7814

Relationship Counselling for London
Counselling for couples and individuals having difficulties in their relationships. Payment by contribution on an sliding scale, negotiable
Tel: 0800 652 2342

The Stress Project
Low cost counselling and complementary therapies for people experiencing mental health problems and living in Islington. Referral is via a Health Professional
Tel:020 7700 3938

Tavistock (YPCS)
Young People’s Consultation Service. Free, confidential counselling within NHS for 16-30 year olds (up to 4 sessions). Self referral only, by appointment. See website for other services provided.
Tel: 020 74473787

W.P.F.
Provides affordable psychodynamic counselling, psychotherapy and group therapy
Tel: 020 7361 4800