Counselling Referral

IAPT Haringey NHS counselling service

If you are feeling low and down or just anxious you can self refer to speak to a Haringey IAPT counsellor free under the NHS. Simply click on and choose self referral and complete the online form. This is faster than seeing your GP who would then have to refer you to IAPT. For more information visit or Haringey IAPT or read their leaflet. Patients who are registered with a Haringey GP or living in Haringey, >=16 years old or experiencing depression and/or anxiety or related problems can access the service.

To self refer to a Haringey counsellor without having to see a GP complete their online SELF-REFERRAL form and they should contact you within 2-4 weeks. Please click on self-referral and complete the details.

Ring - IAPT East Haringey 020 8808 5833

Emergency (Adult + children)

If you are worried about acting on suicidal thoughts, please contact the Haringey Crisis number below. This includes if you are worried about hearing voices or other psychotic symptoms or feel they need urgent mental health support or advice.

If you are experiencing problems with drug or alcohol misuse, please contact your GP or DASH (Drug Advisory Service Haringey) on 0208 489 4011 or HAGA (Haringey Advisory Group on Alcohol) on 0208 800 6999.

The number below operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you are an existing patient you can also continue to contact your clinical team in the usual way.

Ring - Haringey Patient Emergency Crisis: 0800 151 0023

Haringey Wellbeing Network

Want to join a service users group? Need Brief Intervention well-being support?

Want to be a part of a Peer support group? Living with or experiencing Mental Health?

Want to know where to go for support? Want to access Activities?

Our purpose is to empower people towards better mental and physical well being and to alleviate issues such as stress, anxiety, low mood, and loneliness and isolation. The Wellbeing Network works with clients to agree goals and a programme of activities to help make positive changes. It is suitable for people who are motivated to make changes in their lives and usually feel able to attend and take part in groups

How to access the service

The Haringey Wellbeing Network is open to anybody who is aged 18 and over. We also accept young people aged 16-17 who are transitioning from children’s care or health services. The HWN accepts self-referrals as well as referrals from professionals and friends/family members. Please contact us for more information, or complete a referral form below and return it to us at:

Ring: 0208 340 2474 (press 1 when prompted)

Visit - Mind in Haringey and complete referral form

Big White Wall

The Big White wall offers a peer to peer community support tool (support network) that allows patients to anonymously post within a safe environment their feels, emotions or anything they wish and receive support and feedback from their peers. It is free for Haringey patients without login. Simply access the service by putting your postcode into the website and start expressing your self. Visit to begin.

Open Door counselling service for young people (12-24yr)

Offers free confidential counselling and psychotherapy to young people aged 12-24 living in Haringey. they provide a safe space for young people to talk through a range of issues including problems at home, school, college or work; difficulties with relationships; problems with drugs or alcohol; anger or aggression; depression or anxiety; self-harm or eating difficulties. They can offer counselling, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Therapy, Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT), Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Key support

Ring - Open door 0208 348 5947


ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything -no problem is too big or too small

Ring - Childline 0800 1111

Haringey Women's Forum

Advice, counselling and support on range of women's issues

Ring - 020 8885 4705

Email -

Address - 1 Bruce Grove Tottenham N17 6RA

Women's Therapy Centre

Psychoanalytic psychotherapy to women individuals and groups. Low cost sessions available, but you should phone first to check availability.

Ring - 020 7263 7860

Email -

Address - 10 Manor Gardens Holloway N7 6JS

Depression Alliance

Depression Alliance is a national charity providing information and support for people with depression. They offer support through local self-help groups and online resources .

Ring - 020 7407 7584

Address - 20 Great Dover Street London SE1 4LX

Nafsiyat Intercultural therapy centre

Nafsiyat, a pioneering charity offering intercultural therapy in over 20 languages to people from diverse cultural communities. Nafsiyat works hard to provide help to people experiencing psychological and emotional problems and who may be finding it difficult to access help because of barriers such as culture or language. Our intercultural therapy service is delivered by therapists who work across different cultures and languages. In some instances, a therapist might share your specific language and cultural background.

We encourage you to read our pages providing information about what therapy is and how intercultural therapy in particular supports people of different social identities.Then we hope you will contact us to discuss how we might be able to help you.

They offer support for Turkish speaking or Arabic, Amharic and Tigrinya Speaking Women's Group. they offer Empowerment and integration workshops, Wellbeing/healthy eating workshops, Cooking and bakery classes, Art and crafts classes, Knitting, Crochet, Jewellery making, Glass painting, Social activities, Visiting art centres, museums and galleries, Picnics

Ring - 020 7263 6947

Anger management

Everyman anger management support

Patients who feel that they may have anger management issues can self refer to the Everyman project. Contact is confidential.

Ring - Anger management 0207 263 8884

Bereavement counselling

If you are finding it hard to cope after a lost in your family or friend or require specialised support or counselling you can now self refer for bereavement counselling. Patients need to be 18 or over. Please complete the online form, ring or email

Ring - Bereavement counselling 0207 263 8884

Gambling support

If you required assistance with any gambling issues please self refer to the below details or access the website below.

Gamcare Helpline provides confidential advice, information and emotional support throughout Great Britain to anyone experiencing problems with gambling. Speak to an Adviser on Freephone 0808 8020 133, 8am to midnight, seven days a week.

Gambler Anonymous site offers various help for the compulsive gambler including a Forum, Chat Room, Literature and of course most importantly a meeting finder. Meetings are the core of Gamblers Anonymous and they meetings every day of the week throughout the UK.

Visit - Gamcare

Ring - Gamcare help line 0808 8020 133