• Positives for Choosing Telephone Counselling
    Meet Our Therapist - Part One
    by UK Therapy Guide
    Meet Vicky Day, one of our long standing therapists. Here is what she has to say about working with UK Therapy Guide and online counselling.
  • A woman with her head in her hands and working on her laptop
    Coping with stress
    by Arteo
    If stress has become a part of your life and you’re finding it increasingly difficult to focus, these strategies will help you cope with stress and form healthy self-help mechanisms.
  • A woman with falling confetti and balloons at a Birthday party
    Starting the New year Positively
    by Arteo
    New year, new hopes, new challenges. Whatever 2021 has in store, these tips will help you start 2021 on a positive note, staying mindful of your emotional wellbeing.
  • A lonely looking woman in a bus looking out the window
    Why do Januarys feel so bad?
    by Arteo
    January usually starts on a high note and then becomes the most depressing month of the year. There are several reasons why this happens, from the fact that the holidays are over, to environmental factors and debt-induced stress.
  • A sad looking woman at night looking at her phone
    How to cope with loneliness in lockdown for Christmas
    by Arteo
    In 2020, more UK adults report feeling lonely and hopeless during Christmas. Even though travelling and family gatherings are not recommended, you can still connect with your loved ones and find ways to cope.
  • A Christmas present
    Dealing with the financial pressures of Christmas
    by Arteo
    Dealing with the financial pressures of Christmas is difficult every year, let alone in 2020. Here’s what you can do to avoid feeling overwhelmed and enjoy the spirit of the holidays.
  • A semi-silhoutted man looking toward camera with blurred orange fairy lights in the background
    When this is not the most wonderful time of the year
    by Arteo
    Christmas time isn't the most wonderful time of the year for everybody. Some people experience stress, loneliness, and anxiety during the holiday period.
  • A person looking out of an open window of a moving car
    When you aren't looking forward to Christmas
    by Arteo
    The holiday season is supposed to be a time for joy and celebration, but some find it emotionally exhausting. Continue reading to find out what holiday depression is and what you can do about it.
  • A man sitting in a booth using his laptop with one hand holding up his head
    How well do you deal with stress
    by Will
    How well do you deal with stress? Take our quiz and find out how you're doing else and what else you can do to cope!
  • A nurse resting on a sofa
    Coping with the pressure as a health worker during COVID
    by Arteo
    The COVID-19 crisis has placed unprecedented pressure on the UK’s healthcare system, causing record rates of stress, anxiety, and depression among first responders.
  • A person sat hiding their face with bare feet in a cold basement
    Telephone counselling for depression
    by Arteo
    Telephone counselling for depression is an excellent option if you can’t find a good counsellor near you, if you can’t leave your home, or if you would be more comfortable at home instead of in an office.
  • A lady wearing a santa's hat looking depressed
    Dealing With Stress and Depression At Christmas Time
    by Rebecca Fitzgerald
    Despite being known as “the most wonderful time of the year” Christmas can often be a time filled with loneliness, sadness and negativity for many. It can be especially stressful if you live with a mental health disorder.
  • A female therapist talking to a female client in a therapy session
    Is CBT The Right Therapy For Me?
    by Rebecca Fitzgerald
    Cognitive behavioural therapy (or CBT) is a talking based psychotherapy which focuses on how thoughts, beliefs and attitude affect feelings and behaviour. Based on the theory that how we think directly affects the way we feel and behave, CBT uses a combination of cognitive (examining thoughts) and behaviour (examining things we do) therapies to help people overcome and manage their problems.
  • A therapist writing notes whilst in a therapy session with a client
    Finding the Right Therapist
    by UK Therapy Guide
    When you first decide that you would like or need to have therapy, one of the big questions that seems to spring to everyone’s mind is “how do I find a therapist?”. In this article, we talk about how you can find the right therapist for you.
  • A therapist smiling toward camera in their office
    Finding a counsellor needn’t be hard; here are some useful tips to help
    by UK Therapy Guide
    When trying to find the right counsellor to suit you, they need to be a good fit for your personality and problems. At the same time, you need to feel safe and secure with them so look for those that have professional qualifications and accreditations.