Links and Resources

This page includes links to a small selection of external websites that we recommend.

Addiction Support Groups

Addictions and Recovery [] A public service website to help those affected by addiction. Includes informative articles based on independent and verified medical research, self-assessment questionnaires and links to external resources.

Soberistas [] Soberistas is an online community for those who want help to stop drinking. Their tagline is ‘Love Life in Control’ and the website includes a personal stories section, chatroom and blogs.

Addiction Survivors [] A forum website that provides online peer support communities for those affected by addiction disorders. Addiction Survivors is a non-profit organisation.

The Addiction Recovery Guide [] A comprehensive website offering assistance to those seeking treatment for drug addiction and alcoholism. Includes a message board where users can share stories.

DailyStrength [] A social networking website with many online communities that provide group support for people facing life challenges. Includes health blogs and expert advice from medical professionals.

MDJunction [] A hugely popular online meeting place with peer support groups for people to discuss virtually any type of medical, psychological, and social challenges.

Mental Health Support

Anxiety and Depression Association of America [] A national non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the treatment and cure of anxiety and mood disorders, through education, practice, and research.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) [] A grassroots mental health organization dedicated for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Learn more about mental illness, find support and get involved. [] The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Psych Central [] An award-winning website run by mental health professionals. A huge resource that publishes informative articles on mental health, psychology, social work, and psychiatry.

WebMD [] Provides trusted and well-written health news by award-winning journalists, up-to-date medical information, online communities, live web events and a variety of interactive tools. [] A UK charitable organisation that campaigns to improve services and raise awareness of for those experiencing mental health problems. Offers information and advice, training courses, plus a range of services throughout the UK.

Hypnotherapy Associations / Organisations

The American Hypnosis Association (AHA) [] A national association of hypnotherapists and related professionals. Includes online media libaries, pay-per-view seminars, certification courses and a hypnotherapists directory.

The International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association (IMDHA) [] The IMDHA is a hypnosis organization that offers workshops, certification, and networking opportunities for its members. Includes help for finding a suitable practioner.

The National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH) [] One of the largest registers of independent hypnotherapists in the United Kingdom. Includes help finding a hypnotherapist, training advice, news and related articles.

The Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (APHP) [] A professional organisation that maintains directories of certified hypnotherapists in the UK and worldwide. Includes links to approved training schools and practioners.

The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) [] A voluntary regulator for complementary therapists, set up with government support. Users can search the register to find an approved local complementary therapist.

The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) [] An international organization of professionals dedicated to the highest level of scientific inquiry and the conscientious application of hypnosis in the clinical setting.

The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) [] Provides education programs to further the knowledge, understanding, and the application of clinical hypnosis. Includes links to research and scientific publications.

The Essex Institute [] A UK based accredited clinical hypnosis and psychotherapy training institute founded by Terrence Watts. Offers a range of learning options, including advanced training seminars and online study courses.

The Hypnotherapy Training Academy [] A UK based organisation that provides advanced training to hypnotherapists who are already qualified. Courses are taught by Alan Davidson, a tutor with 25 years experience in the field.


Self Help Magazine [] A trusted educational site developed by licensed mental health professionals since 1994.

Barrie St John [] The official site of none other than Barrie St John. This site is for those interested in seeing Barrie at his hypnotherapy clinic in London.

NZ Hypnosis The website of Grant Boddington, an experienced Clinical Hypnotherapist and Mind Motivator.

Psychology Today [] – An impressive website with commentary, research and news that cover all aspects of human behavior. Also includes a therapist directory.

Therapy Today [] An original, insightful and authoritative magazine for counselling and psychotherapy professionals.