Understanding denial and lack of insight - other resources

Find out about other useful organisations that can support you with denial and lack of insight. 

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

01455 883300

[email protected] 

BACP is a national organisation that represents counsellors and psychotherapists. It can provide a list of counsellors and psychotherapists in your area.

British Psychological Society (BPS)

0116 254 9568

[email protected]

BPS provides access to a list of clinical and counselling psychologists that offer private therapy services.

Carers Direct

0300 123 1053  (helpline, 9am–8pm Monday–Friday, 11am–4pm Saturday–Sunday)

carersdirectenquiry.serco.com/newcarersemail (online enquiry form)
carersdirectenquiry.serco.com/visitor/EntryPage.htm (webchat)

Carers Direct is an advice service for people who need help with their caring role and want to know what options are available to them.

Carers Trust

0300 772 9600

[email protected]

Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.

Carers UK

0808 808 7777 (helpline, 9am–6pm Monday–Friday)

[email protected]

Carers UK was set up to help people who care for family members or friends. It provides information and advice about caring as well as practical and emotional support for carers.

Health and Care Professions Council

0300 500 6184


The Health and Care Professions Council is a regulator that keeps a register of health and care professionals who meet set standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health. You can search the register to check whether a named psychologist is included. You can also make complaints about registered professionals.


England and Wales

0300 003 0396


Northern Ireland

028 9032 3454


Relate offers relationship counselling for individuals, couples and families. It provides advice and support face-to-face, by phone and through its website.

About this factsheet

Last reviewed: June 2020 
Next review due: June 2023 

Our information is based on evidence and need, and is regularly updated using quality-controlled processes. It is reviewed by experts in health and social care and people affected by dementia. 

Reviewed by: Danuta Lipinska, Specialist in Ageing and Dementia Care, and Cath Burley, Consultant Clinical Psychologist 

This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia. 

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