If you think you need psychological support you can contact a Talking Therapy Service and ask for an appointment on the NHS. pdf Click here for leaflet. (287 KB)

This direct access is open to all patients registered with a GP practice in the NHS Surrey Heath Clinical Commissioning Group area.  This is open to people aged 18 and over (there is no upper age limit).

After your needs are assessed you will be offered the most appropriate care with a trained professional, which may include a short course of counselling to help you manage your current mental health problem including

  • Generalised anxiety & stress related problems; Panic attacks
  • Depression, including pre & post natal depression; OCD and phobias.

All of these IAPT services offer help for patients experiencing mild to moderate mental health conditions

There is a national programme aimed at Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies – IAPT – and in Surrey Heath there are currently four IAPT providers you can choose from (click the links below for more information):

 

Mind Matters Surrey NHS

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Telephone: 0300 330 5450
Web: www.mindmattersnhs.co.uk

Face-to-face, telephone and online interventions to individuals and groups with mild to moderate mental ill-health.

Waiting time (at August 2018):
To assessment 0 working days
To first treatment 5.5 working days

Ieso Digital Health

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Telephone 01954 230 066
Web: www.iesohealth.com

Online one-to-one cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), delivered in real time over the internet.

Waiting time (at August 2018):
To assessment 16 working days for routine referrals, 9 days for complex 
To first treatment 21 working days for routine referrals, 17 days for complex 

Think Action Surrey

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Telephone: 0300 012 0012
Text ' TALK' to 82085
Web: www.thinkaction.org.uk

A wide range of evidence based psychological therapies offered via face-to-face individual sessions, telephone appointments and educational courses.

Waiting time (at August 2018):
To assessment 28 working days for routine referrals, 0 days for complex 
To first treatment 32 working days for routine referrals, 0 days for complex 

Centre for Psychology

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Telephone: 01276 423 020
Text: 07847 639 307
Web: www.centreforpsychology.co.uk

One-to-one therapy, mindfulness group sessions and supportive workshops.

Waiting time (at August 2018):
To assessment appointment 3 working days
To first treatment appointment 27 working days

 

First Steps: Advice and Support Guide

Would you like to take the first steps to improve your mental well-being? This First Steps guide includes a range of advice, information and self-help techniques to help support you emotional wellbeing.

Click here to download a copy of the guide.