Family Therapy UK




A professional organisation for family therapists in the UK


UK Psychotherapy registering body


A useful mental health resource with extensive information


We are a national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people under 25. We do this through giving advice, training, campaigning and distributing publications. Children and young people are at the heart of all YoungMinds decision-making.


Youth Access is the national membership organisation for young people's information, advice, counselling and support services (YIACS).


Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. We work to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress.

• advancing the views, needs and ambitions of people with mental health problems

• challenging discrimination and promoting inclusion

• influencing policy through campaigning and education

• inspiring the development of quality services which reflect expressed need and diversity

• achieving equal rights through campaigning and education.


SANE has three objectives:

• To raise awareness and respect for people with mental illness and their families and secure better services

• To undertake research into the causes of serious mental illness through The Prince of Wales International Centre for SANE Research

• To provide help and information to those experiencing mental health problems, their families and carers through SANEline and SANEmail.

A UK local counselling resource for children. Covers: Stockport, Cheshire, St Helens, Wirral, Halton, Warrington, Knowsley and Warwickshire


Royal College of Psychiatrists. A source of information on mental health conditions for children and adults.


JustParents is a friendly place to make new friends, meet other parents, swap parenting and pregnancy tips and advice, chat on our forums, read honest reviews, blog about your day, find the best deals and much more.


Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through this website.


The UK's largest charity working with and for older people


Supporting adoptive families before, during and after adoption


Welcome to Bullying UK, the nation's leading anti-bullying charity. We give vital advice and support to young people to help you overcome bullying, at school, in your community and on the internet. Our comprehensive website is also well used by parents and schools.


The Family and Parenting Institute is a charity aiming to improve the wellbeing of children and families in the UK. We are a catalyst for change, working to make the voices of families heard.


The BBC Parenting site. A huge resource for parents


Gingerbread is an organisation for Lone Parent Families


Access to UK public service information


Wilmslow Walks. Exercise for good mental health


Some advice about keeping children safe online. Know how your children use the internet.


Safety online.

List of Useful Websites:

Good Parenting

The Restless and Excitable Child

Dealing with Tantrums

Children who Wet or Soil Themselves

Sleep Problems in Childhood and Adolescence

Behavioural Problems and Conduct Disorder


The Child with General Learning Difficulty

Specific Learning Difficulties

Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Depression in Children

Worries and Anxieties

Divorce and Separation

Death and Bereavement


Traumatic Stress in Children

Domestic Violence

Child abuse and Neglect

Drugs and Alcohol

Self Harm in Young People



Bipolar Disorder in Children & Adolescents


Eating Disorders in Young People

Chronic Physical Illness: effects on mental health

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Parental Mental Illness: the problems for children

Surviving Adolescence – Resources for parents, teachers and young people

Understanding Teenagers - Family Therapy UK


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