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University Counselling Service

Student Counselling

You can find below a selection of helpful resources.
Please note that whilst we hope that these resources are useful, the Counselling Service does not endorse the opinions expressed by other parties.

The Counselling Service suggests that people check the data collecting practices of online tools and apps that track mental health. 





London Sleep Centre

National Sleep Foundation

Sleeping Resources

The Sleep School



Papworth Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre: Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB23 3RE

Information Line: 01480 364137  (Patient Services Officer)

Achieving Better Sleep NHS Booklet



Mind - A-Z Mental Health Leaflets

Nectar Sleep  - Sleep Cycle Calculator

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Self Help Guide
Sleeping Problems

The Royal College of Psychiatrists - A-Z Leaflets

The Sleep School App

CBT - i - CBT based sleep app

Sleepio - Sleep Management Programme

F.lux - computer screen light adjustment software




The descriptions given are intended to provide a summary of the contents but should not be taken to imply that the Counselling Service endorses the opinions expressed.

The Sleep BookThe Sleep Book
Dr Guy Meadows, 2014

Using a blend of mindfulness and new ACT therapy techniques, Dr Guy shares his unique five-week plan to cure your sleep problem whether it's a few restless nights or a lifetime of insomnia.

Tired But Wired
Nerina Ramlakhan, 2010

Describes the science behind sleep and how to find your natural sleep rhythms and provides the Sleep Toolkit Programme that anyone can use, adjusting it for your own lifestyle, needs and personality to provide all the essential habits and routines you need for brilliant sleep.

The Effortless Sleep Method
Sasha Stevens, 2011

This course book will guide you to rediscovering your natural ability to sleep. A vibrant engaging and believable book that makes absolute sense and offers hope to both the short and long term sleep deprived.

Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems
Colin A Espie, Robinson, 2012

A CBT self-help book to help you improve the pattern and quality of your sleep