Dr Kaan Alton Inner World Psychology

Private Psychology Services


0208 252 77 40

If you require immediate assistance and are worried about your safety, please dial 999 and request the ambulance service. 

To find your local urgent crisis service, please use the following link: https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/mental-health/find-an-urgent-mental-health-helpline – this is applicable to services in England only. 

If you need urgent support for your mental health but can ensure your safety for a short period until you are able to access a medical appointment, you can contact your GP surgery and ask for an Emergency or ‘same day’ appointment. You will be provided with an appointment with the next available doctor who will discuss your current difficulties and consider the appropriate next steps for managing your care. 

We understand that suicidal thoughts can be common in response to psychological stress, and we encourage you to consider using one of the following options:

Samaritans Freephone 116 123.
This service provides 24-hour confidential emotional support. You can also send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and can expect a response within 24 hours.

is a free 24-hour text service for anyone in crisis. They offer support via text for people who are experiencing a personal crisis, who are feeling unable to cope and who need support. Shout is designed to be as easy to access as possible – there is no app or data required, no registration process and no fee. It is silent, confidential and anonymous. For more information see: http://www.giveusashout.org

The “Stay Alive” App
This provides useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide. It is available for free download on all smart phones here(https://prevent-suicide.org.uk/find-help-now/stay-alive-app/)

Rethink National Advice Service – Telephone: 0300 5000 927
Advice on how to get help and recover from severe mental illness. Available Monday – Friday from 10am – 2pm. Not open on bank holidays. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Saneline – Telephone: 0300 304 7000

Advice to anyone affected by mental illness, offering support, details of local services, treatment and mental health legislation. Open every day of the year from 6pm – 11pm. Text care or visit the website.

Mindinfo Line – Telephone: 0300 123 3393

Advice on mental illness, help and alternative therapies. Text: 86463 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

HOPELineUK – Telephone: 0800 068 4141

Confidential helpline service staffed by trained professionals who can give support, practical advice and information to anyone concerned about themselves or a young person they know who may be at risk. The helpline is open Monday – Friday from 10am – 10pm and 2pm – 10pm on weekends and 2pm-5pm bank holidays. Calls are free from BT landlines, other networks and mobiles may vary. The helpline advisors will call you back if you leave a message







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