Emotional support

If you're under pressure at work, experiencing relationship problems at home, or coping with bereavement, illness, anxiety or depression, we're here to listen and 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 difficult times alone. Call us or chat online anytime. We're 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

Qwell – online counselling and wellbeing support for adults

Qwell is an online counselling and mental health support service available for adults, offering a safe and confidential space to talk about whatever’s on your mind. You can share experiences and gain support from a community of anonymous peers and qualified professionals, as well as educate yourself on mental wellbeing.

VISIT QWELL

Telephone counselling

Our telephone-based counselling sessions are tailored to your individual circumstances and goals and we'll work with you to get the support you need.

ASK ABOUT OUR TELEPHONE COUNSELLING

Personal and professional coaching

We can connect you with a coach who will work with you to define what you're aiming to achieve and then develop a practical plan together to bring it to life. Our personal and professional coaching is delivered as a series of sessions over the phone or via Skype.

ASK ABOUT OUR PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL COACHING

Relationship support

We've teamed up with Relate to offer relationship and family counselling (including for children over 12 years old), to help you through 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 friendship service

If you’re aged 60 and over and feeling lonely or isolated, we can introduce you to a befriender through our partnership with Age UK. You can chat, swap stories and spend time on the phone each week.

ASK ABOUT OUR TELEPHONE FRIENDSHIP SERVICE

Bereavement support

Dealing with a bereavement can be challenging. We can provide emotional and practical support. Talking with our trained bereavement counsellors can help you make sense of what has happened. We also offer legal advice and sometimes financial support towards funeral costs.

ASK ABOUT OUR 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

Kooth - online mental wellbeing community for ages 11-25

Our digital mental health and wellbeing platform gives free, confidential online counselling for students and young people aged 11-25. There’s access to professionally trained counsellors, peer-to-peer support, mood-tracking, live, moderated forums and self-help tools designed to help you make positive changes to your life.

VISIT KOOTH

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