Links and Resources


The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy is the Professional Organisation to which I belong.  It contains a lot of information and resources about counselling and psychotherapy.  You can also find my details on the BACP register.


As a member of the BACP I adhere to it’s guidelines and ethics that are outlined in the BACP Ethical Framework. You can find more information and resources on the BACP website.

BACP Ethical Framework:

Newcastle Counselling

Newcastle Counselling Client Details Form


This form helps me to gather some basic information before we meet.

Download Client Details Form in PDF format

Download Client Details Form in Word format

Example Client Contract

It is good practise for there to be a contract counsellor and client.   This is a link to an example contract: it outlines details about sessions, fees, confidentiality and contact details.  At the initial session, there will be plenty of time to ask any questions if you have any.

Download example contract

Other resources


The Samaritans are available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.

Telephone (UK)   08457 90 90 90
Telephone (ROI)  1850 60 90 90

NHS Choices 111

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. When you call 111, you speak to a highly trained advisor, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.

You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

NHS 111 website

Change Camp

This is a twice yearly day of workshops and presentations exploring personal and professional change.