Professional Standards

I am a member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Professional Supervision – I abide by the BACP code of ethics which stipulates that professional supervision is a requirement of my practice.

Insurance – In line with the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy, I am fully insured.

Horizon Counselling is a confidential service, limits to which will be discussed and agreed in full on consultation.

All personal details will be held in confidence in accordance with the data protection act 1998.

Useful Links

Tel: 0845 769 7555
Address: PO Box 1, 10 Toft Green, York, Y01 7ND
A voluntary fellowship of men and women who help each other achieve and maintain sobriety by sharing experiences and giving mutual support. Information is available from AA helplines in the local telephone directory.

Tel: 0300 999 1212

Al-Anon Family Groups UK &
Help for relatives and friends of alcoholics to help solve common problems through shared experiences.
Tel: 020 7403 0888
Address: 61 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YF
For Alateen meetings: General Service Office: 020 7407 0215
Provides a service for teenagers aged from 12 to 17 whose lives have been affected by someone’s drinking, usually a parent. Alateen is part of Al-anon.

Cocaine Anonymous

SAdAS (Southern Addictions Advisory Service) –

Acorn – Community Drug and Alcohol Team – Guildford –
Community drug and alcohol service.
Address: Acorn Service, Taylor Building, Farnham Road Hospital, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7LX
Tel: 01483 450256

The Samaritans –
Call free day or night from any phone 116123

A private treatment centre who will charge for their services.
Tel: 0845 2774 679

A comprehensive and useful website with a variety of useful resources, information and tools for alcohol, including: binge drinking, alcoholism, drinking calculator, alcohol limits and more.
Use NHS Choices interactive tools to calculate alcohol units, assess your drinking levels and track your drinking over time.

Action on
Tel: 0845 126 4130
Government funded website containing useful information on all drugs

Domestic Abuse
Surrey Domestic Abuse Helpline: 01483 776822
Domestic Abuse:how to get help-GOV.UK
National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247