Emotional support

If you’re under pressure at work, experiencing relationship problems at home, or are coping with bereavement, illness, anxiety or depression, we’re here to listen...and to help. Our emotional support is available for past and present ICAEW members, ACA students, past and present ICAEW staff and their close families. All of our services are free, impartial and strictly confidential.

24 hour helpline

You don’t have to face it alone. Call us or chat online anytime. Our team is here to listen and can explain how to access further appropriate counselling support.

You can call us on 0800 107 6163, email enquiries@caba.org.uk, complete our online form or chat to us online, in strictest confidence 24 hours a day.

CALL OUR 24 HOUR HELPLINE

Face-to-face counselling

We’ll provide face-to-face sessions with a counsellor who’ll help you develop practical and positive ways to manage your thoughts and behaviours and improve your overall state of mind.

ASK ABOUT FACE-TO-FACE COUNSELLING

Telephone counselling

Our telephone-based counselling sessions are tailored to your individual circumstances and goals. Together we’ll work out an action plan then give you all the support you need to achieve a really positive outcome.

ASK ABOUT OUR TELEPHONE COUNSELLING

Online self-help programmes

Our safe and secure online programme SilverCloud offers effective, supportive programmes for a range of mental and behavioural health issues such as anxiety, depression and stress. The content is designed to be motivational, easy to use, and relevant to your situation.

ASK ABOUT OUR ONLINE SELF-HELP PROGRAMMES

Relationship support

We've teamed up with Relate to offer relationship and family counselling (including for children over 12 years old), to help you take life's ups and downs together. We're also able to offer sex therapy if you're experiencing difficulties in your love life. Strong relationships take work. It isn't always easy but you can start today by calling CABA.

ASK ABOUT OUR RELATIONSHIP SUPPORT

Telephone life coaching

Our telephone life coaching sessions give you the support you need, when you need it. They’re a chance to stand back and really understand your personal and professional motivations and goals. We’ll help you plan your next move, so you can put a plan into action.

ASK ABOUT OUR TELEPHONE LIFE COACHING

Telephone friendship service

If you’re aged 60 and over and feeling lonely or isolated, we can introduce you to a befriender through our parternship with Age UK. You can chat, swap stories and spend time on the phone each week. Call us on +44 (0) 1788 556 366 or email enquiries@caba.org.uk to find out more.

ASK ABOUT OUR TELEPHONE FRIENDSHIP SERVICE

End of life and bereavement support

Dealing with end of life can be a challenging time. We are here to help. We can support you with information about care and links to services, as well as practical considerations, such as funeral grants and someone to turn to. We can also provide free telephone support sessions with our partner Cruse, the UK’s largest bereavement charity.

ASK ABOUT OUR END OF LIFE AND BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Living with mental health PDF booklets

Mental health charity Mind has made available a range of resources that can help you get a better understanding of your mental health and make steps towards improving your overall emotional wellbeing.

READ OUR MIND BOOKLETS

Mental wellbeing microsite

Our mental wellbeing microsite is packed with advice, tips and tools to look after your mental wellbeing and improve your ability to deal with life's ups and downs.

VISIT CABA MENTAL WELLBEING

Online mental health and wellbeing (ages 11-25)

We’ve teamed up with Kooth, the UK’s leading digital mental health and wellbeing platform for young people, to offer support for ACA students, ICAEW members and their children. Chat online to friendly, trained counsellors, read or contribute articles to the magazine, chat in the moderated online forums, or access self-help tools designed to help you make positive changes to your life. It’s all free and available 365 days a year.

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