LInks  - Useful information about Dr Paul Gilbert's Compassion Foccussed Approach, with useful video presentations from him about the workings of the emtional regulation systems  - A charity which promotes better understanding of mental health issues and provides an out of hours helpline and support forum - A charity which provides lots of useful information and support for mental health issues - Printable self-help resources with a CBT angle - The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy's main site with useful information about therapeutic approaches - The National Counselling Society's main website, providing information about the organisation and about the process of counselling - The British Association for the Person-Centred Approach main website with useful information about the approach, it's background and it's founder Carl Rogers



Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression, Sally Brampton (2008)

The Mindful Way Through Depression, Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, Jon Kabat-Zinn (2007)

Mindsight, Daniel Siegal (2011)

The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment, Babette Rothschild (2000)

The Compassionate Mind, Paul Gilbert (2013)

Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World, Mark Williams and Danny Penman (2013)

Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain, Sue Gerhardt (2004)

On Being a Client: Understanding the Process of Counselling and Psychotherapy, David Howe (2006)