If you have anxiety, stress, or depression you can contact a Psychological Therapy provider and ask for an appointment on the NHS.
This direct access is open to all patients registered with a GP practice in the NHS Surrey Heath Clinical Commissioning Group area.
After your needs are assessed you will be offered the most appropriate care, 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 providers offer help for patients experiencing mild to severe 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:
IAPT Service Providers
Centre for Psychology
Phone: 01276 423020
email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 07847 639307
Offers a range of NICE approved interventions for mild to severe mental health conditions. Clinics are held weekdays in central Camberley and at the Heatherside Surgery. They offer Mindfulness group sessions, supportive workshops and one-to-one therapy.
Mind Matters (SABP)
Phone: 0300 3305450
Offers a range of face to face and telephone interventions to individuals & groups with mild to severe mental ill-health including. Clinics are held weekdays at the Ridgewood Centre, Old Bisley Road and central Camberley.
Phone: 0300 012 0012
email: email@example.com or Text Talk 82085
offers easy access to evidence-based, time limited, psychological treatments and therapies for common mental health problems, including Depression (including post-natal depression), General anxiety disorder, Adjustment disorders, Panic disorder, Mild or single episode trauma and acute post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Phobias, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), Social anxiety, Patients with long-term conditions with associated anxiety and depressive disorder and Patients with medically unexplained symptoms.
Phone: 01954 230066
Live, on-line therapist led Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) over the internet. Offers ease of access, flexibility and convenience – therapy is accessible from anywhere with an internet connection at any time. All that is required is a computer and a quiet place to access the service.. All on-line work carried out by experienced Chartered Psychologists & accredited Psychotherapists – all UK trained and accredited.
DHC Talking Therapies
Phone: 01483 906392
One to one therapy, mindfulness group sessions, supportive workshops, online interventions. Location Camberley.
What else is available?
If you aren’t ready for counselling there are other services available.
Crisis helpline: 0300 456 8342 (out of hours)
Samaritans: 116 123
Saneline: 0300 304 7000
4 Mental Health
4 Mental Health have launched a new ‘Staying Safe’ website, offering free resources for anyone distressed, thinking about suicide or worried about someone they care about.
The Welcome Project is run by volunteers to support people to unlock their potential and recover their emotional wellbeing through activities at locations around Surrey Heath
The Wellbeing Centre : Drop in centre for mental health problems
Phone: 01252 335566
121-124 Victoria Road, Aldershot, Hampshire. GU11 1JW.
Opening Times : Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Safe Haven : At the “Time Out Cafe”
Open Monday to Friday 6pm to 11pm and 12.30pm – 11pm weekend and bank holidays. Location : The Wellbeing Centre
Phone: 0300 4568 342
Connect Counselling Camberley
Phone: 01276 24210.
Part charitable counselling
‘How to’ Guides – produced by Mental Health Foundation
7 Cups of Tea
An on-demand emotional health and well-being service. Anyone who wants to talk about whatever is on their mind can reach out to a trained, compassionate listener.
Visit the website for an anonymous chat with trained volunteers and online self-help videos
TimeBank is a national volunteering charity, started in 2000 who recruit and train volunteers to deliver mentoring projects to tackle complex social problems.
visit the website for people who want to become a volunteer.
Drug and Alcohol
I-access: 0300 222 5932
Children and Young People
Mindsight Surrey CAMHS Onestop
Phone: 0300 222 5755
Accepts referrals from health/education and social care
Young Persons Safe Haven Aldershot
Helpline: 0800 0614132
Age 10-17 open Tues-fri 1830-2030; sun 1830-2030
Phone: (age12-24) 0345 600 2516
Also available through onestop
School counsellors/school nursing team via school
texting service to school nursing team 07507 329951
Immediate online support for 11-18 year olds
Phone: 0800 1111
Phone: 116 123
Variety of mobile apps available
Drugs and alcohol
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