The library contains many sources of information which students of Counselling will find useful. This guide is intended to help you make the best use of those resources.

Online Library Induction


The areas of book stock relating to Counselling can be found in the main sequence at the following classification numbers. Any numbers after 618.89 can be found within the lending collection upstairs.

Psychoanalytic Systems
361.06  Counselling
616.89  Mental health
616.8914  Psychotherapy
616.89142  C.B.T


The library stocks Journals relating to your subject: Journals can be borrowed for one week at a time. The current issue may not be borrowed but is available for reference. You may photocopy one article from any one issue. Journal articles can be found by searching your chosen subject in the Library Catalogue    

Adoption and fostering
British journal of guidance and counselling
British journal of learning disabilities
British journal of psychology
British journal of social psychology
British journal of sociology
Children and society
Community development journal
Counselling and psychotherapy research journal
Critical social policy
Journal of dementia care
Journal of policy and practice in intellectual disabilities
Journal of practice teaching in health and social work
Mental health, religion and culture
Mental health today
Person centred & experiential psychotherapies
Social policy and administration
Therapy today

CORE   free open access journals in full text 

DOAJ  Directory of Open Access Journals


Athens is a service that lets you access all of the colleges resources online from an offsite computer. You can follow a link which has been sent to your college email address (e.g. in order to activate your account.

Useful Websites British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy  British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies  The British Psychological Society  International Stress Management Association MIND mental health organisation

Last modified: Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 1:54 PM