Introduction to Therapy
Depending on your needs, we can offer different NHS Talking Therapies options to you, such as:
An online or face to face group or pre-recorded video session:
Individual Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) where you follow a workbook or online programme supported by a trained therapist either in-person, by phone or by video call.
It may be that you need further help if you’re having a particularly difficult experience. If you do, we may suggest further types of therapy, such as:
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Counselling for Depression (CfD)
- Couple therapy for depression
- Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT)
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression (IPT)
- Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
In addition may also be to offer Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Behavioural Couples Therapy for Depression, depending on availability and your needs.
Alongside your therapy sessions you can also access further support to help you feel get back to enjoying life again.
- Employment support e.g. finding a job or returning to work
- Wellbeing support e.g. with housing, debt or loneliness
- Online and virtual peer support
Find out more
Visit our What to expect webpage to find out more about what happens after we receive your referral and what getting therapy involves
Need help now?
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If you want to talk to someone about how you feel, what you’re experiencing or how to deal with someone else's behaviour, you can contact the Samaritans 116 123