Psychological Therapy

At your appointment, you’ll be encouraged to talk about your feelings and emotions with a trained therapist, who’ll listen and support you without judging or criticising.

The therapist can help you gain a better understanding of your feelings and thought processes, and find your own solutions to problems. But they won’t usually give advice or tell you what to do – they will help you explore and move forwards at your own pace.

Counselling can take place:

It can take a number of sessions before you start to see progress, but you should gradually start to feel better with the help and support of your therapist. You can be offered a single session of counselling to let you experience the client/therapist relationship, a short course of sessions over a few consecutive weeks or months, or a longer course that lasts for several months or years.

What can psychological therapies help with?

You don’t need to have a diagnosed mental health problem to refer yourself to an NHS psychological therapies service.

You may be:

Perhaps you’re finding it hard to cope with work, life or relationships.

Other things that psychological therapies can help with include:

We offer the following programmes – sessions can be discussed dependant on need: