Gillian Hill - Professional and Personal Development


Action for Prisoners' Families promotes the just treatment of prisoners' families by the prison system and society across the UK. It encourages the development of, and acts as a voice for, organisations providing support to these families.

Adfam's vision is a United Kingdom where every family member facing problems with drugs or alcohol will have access to a range of specialised services.

Advicenow provides handpicked links to the best available information on the law and your rights in England and Wales, plus learning materials, case studies, quizzes and topical items. Advicenow is provided by Advice Services Alliance, the coordinating body for UK advice services

The Aquila Care Trust is a charity, founded in 1991 by a group of men and women who had all experienced a broken relationship or divorce.

Counselling for individuals, couples, families, children and young people, either face to face in Shropshire, or online. Counselling can be for relationships, separation and divorce, stress, bereavement.

BASRT is a national specialist charity for sexual and relationship therapy.

The Association is recognised by legislators, national organisations and the public alike as the professional body and leading voice for counselling and psychotherapy in the UK.

Brook Advisory Centres - commonly known just as Brook - is the only national voluntary sector provider of free and confidential sexual health advice and services specifically for young people under 25.

Founded by husband and wife psychotherapists Nick Duffell and Helena Løvendal Sørensen, the Centre for Gender Psychology aims to integrate the best Western psychological work pioneered by Assagioli, Jung, Reich, and others with the wisdom of indigenous peoples.

ChildLine is a free 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call the helpline on 0800 1111 about any problem, at any time - day or night.

Cocoon is a group of professional counsellors who have joined together to offer clients a range of counselling services - primarily online, but which can also be combined with face-to-face work where appropriate.

Couple Counselling Scotland (formerly Marriage Counselling Scotland) is a Scottish charity which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1998.

This website was established to help parents identify sources of information to help them understand more about Dyslexia and how to help their children cope

Emergency Childcare is the only organisation in the UK that gives you the opportunity to book local nursery and childminder places or an emergency nanny on a flexible, ad hoc or daily basis.

Relaxation music, positive affirmations and online counseling for reducing stress and anxiety, promoting health, wellness and healing and improving self-esteem.

Families Need Fathers is a registered UK charity which provides information and support to parents, including unmarried parents, of either sex. FNF is chiefly concerned with the problems of maintaining a child's relationship with both parents during and after family breakdown.

Fathers Direct is a UK national information centre for fatherhood. It is a charity (reg. no. 1075104) founded in 1999 by professionals with expertise in social work, in social work, family policy, business development and communications.

FCL is one of the country's leading debt advice agencies with over 12 years' experience in helping people with their debt problems.

fpa (formerly The Family Planning Association) is a registered charity working to improve the sexual health and reproductive rights of all people throughout the UK.

Gingerbread was started in 1970 and is a registered charity maintained by lone parents for lone parent families in England and Wales.

In 2002 the Institute celebrated its 25th Anniversary. Since its inception it has established a national and international reputation for its work and become the largest family therapy organisation in the UK.

Parenting and pregnancy advice for mothers and fathers. Includes baby names, gender predictor, forums, parents blogs etc.

This site contains information for a clear understanding of the cause of and the most effective treatment for depression.

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This site is described as the realm of the mental health 'Service User' and those close to them - the carer, family or friend. It seeks to foster the idea that being 'mad' doesn't make you 'bad' and that it's ok to talk about it.

Mind is a leading mental health charity in England and Wales working to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress.

NAPAC is a registered charity, which has been set up as a result of a key recommendation by the National Commission of Inquiry into the Prevention of Child Abuse, which reported in October 1996.

Child Contact Centres are places where children of separated families can spend time with one or both parents and sometimes other family members, where there are no other viable options. The National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC) promotes safe child contact within a national framework of Child Contact Centres.

A network of over 60 local not-for-profit Family Mediation Services in England and Wales offering help to couples, married or unmarried who are in the process of separation and divorce.

The Parenting Education & Support Forum is a national umbrella body for people who work with parents.

Parentline Plus is a UK registered charity which offers support to anyone parenting a child the child's parents, stepparents, grand parents and foster parents.

Pink Parents' aims are to promote equality and diversity and to eliminate discrimination in relation to lesbian, gay and bisexual parents and parents-to-be and their children.

Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support

Comprehensive source of information covering topics such as dating, sex, coping with grief, domestic violence, coping with conflict etc.

Resolution's members are family lawyers committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes and follow a code of practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family problems.

Working to help everyone affected by severe mental illness, including schizophrenia, to recover a better quality of life.

Samaritans is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

Time for Families strives for committed personal relationships, which they aim to achieve by teaching relationship skills at appropriate stages in family life and by raising public awareness of good relationship practices.

The aim of mediation is to help people find a solution which meets as many of their needs - and those of their children - as possible, and which everyone feels is fair.

Why do we dream? The connection between dreams, emotions and nightmares.
Without Freud or Prozac Natural approaches to curing stress, anxiety and depression without drugs and without psychotherapy
Women's Aid is a national domestic violence charity which co-ordinates and supports an England-wide network of over 300 local projects, providing over 500 refuges, helplines, outreach services and advice centres.