Crisis Resources

If you are in crisis and need urgent help, please see the websites and helplines below:


The Samaritans offer free, confidential 24 hour support by telephone, email, or letter.

Call 116 123, email, or visit their website:

NHS Mental Health Helplines:

The NHS in England offer 24 hour local helplines for urgent assistance.

Visit their website for more information at:


SHOUT is a free, confidential 24/7 text support service.

Text 'SHOUT' to 85258, or find more information at their website:

The Mix:

The Mix offer support to young people under 25 and are available by telephone, crisis messenger, and 1-2-1 chat.

Call 0808 808 4994, or find more information at their website:

Get in touch

Feel free to contact me at: if you have any questions about how counselling works, or to arrange a free 30 minute initial consultation, by Zoom or telephone. This enables us to discuss the reasons you are thinking of coming to counselling, whether it could be helpful for you and whether I am the right therapist to help.

You can also call me on 07519830721 if you would prefer to leave a message or speak to me first. I am happy to discuss any queries or questions you may have prior to arranging an initial appointment.

All enquires are usually answered within 24 hours, and all contact is strictly confidential and uses secure phone and email services. Find out more by reading my Privacy Policy.

“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him."

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of The King

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