Professional support comes in many forms and can help you on your journey to finding happiness, accepting change, or with a specific issue or illness you’re facing

Here at Happiful, we understand that seeking support for your mental health is a big step and, more specifically, finding the right person who can help can be a challenge. If you are ready to find help and support, then you are already proactively looking after yourself and those around you – and that’s a huge achievement.

But, we are all different. Therefore, the support and help that works for each of us will be different, too.

Crisis support

If you are in immediate danger of harming yourself or others, or finding yourself at crisis point, call 999 or go to A&E. If you need immediate, free advice or someone to speak to, call Samaritans on 116 123 or email them at

Counselling and psychotherapy

One in four of us will experience a mental health problem each year and, for many, professional counselling and psychotherapy can be an important tool in managing and improving our day-to-day lives. Happiful are proud to have connected more than 1 million people with professional help, through our family website

Search from our extensive list of UK-based counsellors and psychotherapists:

Counselling Directory is different to many online websites offering counselling – we don’t hide the details of each professional. We think it’s important you take the time to take a look through the profiles of each qualified professional near you to decide which therapist is best suited to your needs. You can make contact with the therapist by sending them a message, with as little or as much information as you like.

More ways to get support

There are many other forms of wellbeing support that you might benefit from. The Happiful family of wellness directories also includes services for:

Hypnotherapy, which can help you identify and change unwanted behaviour. Search from our list of UK-based Hypnotherapists:

Life coaching, helping you to reach your potential and goals. Whether it’s career aspirations or life goals, a coach can assist and guide you through a plan. Search for a Life Coach near you:

Nutrition and diet guidance can help you to understand and plan the best nutritional lifestyle for you. Seeking individual and tailored advice that works for you can help you to form new habits that increase your energy-levels and happiness.

Find a dietitian or nutritionist near you:

Complementary therapies such as massage, yoga and reiki are hugely popular all over the world for their healing powers and meditative benefits. Complementary therapies work to relieve, relax and revive. We’ve got a list of UK-based therapists and alternative therapies available:

Your journey

However you choose to seek professional support, Happiful is here to support you. Our free content and advice is at the heart of our mission in helping to build a happier, healthier and more sustainable society.

In our new mobile app, you can read Happiful Magazine for free, and also connect with professional support via the Happiful family of wellness professionals.

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For further guidance and support including free helplines, take a look at our Where to Get Help page.