A national charity that gives advice, information and support for problem gamblers and their families.




GambleAware aims to promote responsibility in gambling and provides information for staying in control and recognising when gambling has become a problem.



BigDeal is a website for young people. It provides information about the risks involved with gambling and gives information, advice and support to young people experiencing a gambling problem.


Gamblers Anonymous

Providing information of all the work that GA does, plus locations of meetings.


Gordon House

Information about the work of this residential therapy which deals with problem gamblers.





The Department of Culture, Media and Sports

This is the Government department that looks after all gambling issues.  The website contains some useful information on the Gambling Act as well as other gaming facts and figures.


The Gambling Commission

This Commission regulates gambling in the public interest.  Information on policy and licensing can be found on their website.


The National Lottery

Information on the lottery Commission that regulates lotteries across the UK.




Wikipedia Articles

Slot machines:

Gambling in the UK:


UK Association for Transactional Analysis

UK Governing body of Transactional Analysis.


European Association of Transactional Analysis

The governing European body of Transactional Analysis.


The International  Transactional Analysis Association

The ITAA is a nonprofit educational organisation founded by Eric Berne, MD. Its purpose is to help advance the theory, methods and principles of Transactional Analysis.


 Transactional Analysis Cumbrian Conference

Annual conference with visiting guest speakers, workshops and opportunities for networking.


British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy:


The Counselling Directory:




Types of Therapy Issues

We provide therapy for a range of current and past issues:

Anxiety: loneliness, panic attacks, eating disorders, worry, depression, lethargy

Depression: insomnia, oversleeping, lack of energy or motivation, guilt, worthlessness, suicidal thoughts, self-hate, withdrawal from friends, family and pastimes.

Loss: bereavement, stillbirth, miscarriage, abortion, redundancy, job loss.

Stress: lack of confidence, chronic illness, lethargy, self-harm, anger, jealousy, unhappy relationships, problems at work, depression, suicidal urges.

Trauma: accidents, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). physical, sexual and emotional abuse - past and present.

Addictions/Obsessions: alcohol, computer games, drugs, eating problems, gambling, pornography, spending, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Cumbrian Locations

Cumbrian Locations

We cover the whole of the county.