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

BACPwww.bacp.co.uk

Alcoholics Anonymouswww.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
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.

Narcotics Anonymouswww.ukna.org
Tel: 0300 999 1212

Al-Anon Family Groups UK & Eirewww.al-anonuk.org.uk
Help for relatives and friends of alcoholics to help solve common problems through shared experiences.
Tel: 020 7403 0888
E-mail: enquiries@al-anonuk.org.uk
Address: 61 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YF

Alateenwww.al-anonuk.org.uk/alateen
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 UKwww.cauk.org.uk

SAdAS (Southern Addictions Advisory Service) – www.sadas.org.uk

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

The National Treatment Agencywww.nta.nhs.uk
Maintains a comprehensive online directory www.rehab-online.org.uk detailing residential rehabilitation centres in the UK.

Life Workswww.lifeworkscommunity.com
A private treatment centre who will charge for their services.

Priorywww.priorygroup.com
Tel: 0845 2774 679

NHS Choiceswww.nhs.uk/Livewell/alcohol
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 Addictionwww.actiononaddiction.org.uk
Tel: 0845 126 4130

Frankwww.talktofrank.com
Government funded website containing useful information on all drugs

Smithbrook Kilnswww.smithbrookkilns.co.uk