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A selection of information and self help resources.

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  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction workshop

  • Mindfulness training and coaching provided by the service.

Online Resources

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, CBT 

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) helps you to understand the connections between your thoughts, feelings and behaviour. CBT provides a number of techniques to help you challenge unhelpful thinking habits, manage feelings and experiment with new ways of behaving.

There are now a number of online CBT programmes available. You can choose to use these resources independently or with guidance and support from the staff counsellors. 

Centre for clinical interventions

A good interactive CBT self help website with modules that you can complete online.

  • Improve your assertiveness 
  • Coping with depression 
  • Building body acceptance 
  • Facing your feelings 
  • Helping health anxiety 
  • Overcoming low self-esteem 
  • Coping with bi-polar disorder 
  • Overcoming disordered eating 
  • Coping with panic attacks
  • Overcoming perfectionism 
  • Overcoming procrastination
  • Coping with social anxiety 
  • Mastering your worries 
  • Anxiety-UK for sufferers of anxiety disorders and phobias
  • Bully Online a leading web site on bullying in the workplace

Other Online Resources for Specific Issues

Help yourself with an interactive CBT life skills audio course for anxiety and low mood. Includes a variety of modules on specific topics plus anxiety control techniques.

A CBT based self help site for low mood and depression. Sign in is required (free of charge).

A range of free CBT based information sheets on a huge list of difficulties and concerns. Lots of self help downloadable resources and books to buy. 

A range of free CBT based information sheets on a huge list of difficulties and concerns. Lots of self help downloadable resources and books to buy.

A range of stress management and wellbeing podcasts which you can download and listen to on your computer or MP3 player. Includes:Mindfulness, relaxation, breathing exercises, overcoming fear and anxiety, sleep, positive thinking, wellbeing and exercise and wellbeing and nutrition.

Recourse provides free support services and self-help information specifically for all staff working in adult, further and higher education. Supported by UCU, Recourse complements the work of the union offering information and advice, telephone support, online coaching and financial assistance.

Private Counselling/Therapists

UK Council for Psychotherapy – find a therapist

Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources Downloads