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Category: Talking Therapies


Become a trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to widen your knowledge and gain some experience working in mental health? A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a training course fully funded by the NHS within the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme (IAPT). Psychological therapies services across London are recruiting trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWP) […]


SilverCloud: Online CBT

SilverCloud enables people to access the same quality therapy online, as they would meeting with a therapist face to face. National studies, and our own data looking at the effectiveness of SilverCloud, have shown high improvement rates for depression and anxiety; helping people overcome and manage their mood better whilst increasing their sense of wellbeing. […]


Talking Therapies: Amal’s Story

Amal, who is a part of the local Muslim community, had been struggling with difficult feelings for a while, but she didn’t know why or how to cope with them. She had tried to seek help before but could not find someone who understood her situation, and it ended up making her feel worse. Determined […]


Overcoming obstacles with a long-term condition: Luca’s story

Coming to terms with a long-term condition can be challenging, particularly with managing symptoms and making changes to your day-to-day life. It can have a detrimental effect on your mental health, causing anxiety and depression. Luca who has Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) talks to us on how the service helped him re-focus his life […]


Book Talking Therapies (IAPT) appointment via text

We are pleased to let you know that from 4 January 2022, those who refer to Talking Therapies (IAPT) will have the option to book their initial telephone appointment (triage) through their mobile phones. We believe this will give you more choice over your appointments, as you will be able to select a time and […]


Talking Therapies: Pierre’s story

“I hope by sharing my experience, other people will want to try.” Pierre had been dealing with anxiety and depression for a while. He turned to Talking Therapies (IAPT) for support. We spoke to him to find out about his experience. How did you come to hear about Talking Therapies? I heard about it through […]


Talking Therapies Webinars August

The next course of Talking Therapies (IAPT) webinars start in August. The Talking Therapies webinars can help to support you and teach you ways to help manage your stress, anxiety and other emotional difficulties. MOOD BOOST Tuesday 10 AUGUST @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM This 4-week group can support you in understanding low mood and how […]


How Talking Therapies can help you

Throughout the pandemic, Talking Therapies (IAPT) have provided support for people who were self-isolating or anxious about the impact of the virus on themselves, their families and loved ones. Find out how Talking Therapies can help you by reading about other people’s experiences. How Talking Therapies can help Talking Therapies (IAPT) provide a range of […]


Talking Therapies – Lise’s Story

Talking Therapies (IAPT) provide a range of support for when you experience difficult emotions, such as low mood, anxiety and stress. Lise has struggled with anxiety for most of her life. We spoke to her to find out more about how her recent experience with Talking Therapies has helped her to cope. How did you […]


Talking About Suicide

This year has been particularly difficult for all of us; the pandemic and months of lockdown restrictions have had a massive impact on our daily lives as well as our mental health. This is a lot to cope with and it is understandable that many of us are struggling with our mental health and wellbeing […]


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