Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service
Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service is an NHS self-refer service, offering a wide range of self-help and therapy options. As well as offering CBT, EMDR and Psychotherapy, they also offer support on a range of issues including:
- Stress and Anxiety
- Panic Attacks
- Managing Stress in Parenthood
- Understanding Self-Esteem
- Postnatal Depression
You can self-refer using the link above, or ask your GP to refer you an your behalf.
Women’s Counselling and Therapy Services
Women’s Counselling and Therapy Services offers a free, or low-cost, counselling and psychotherapy service for women and girls on low incomes in Leeds.They work with disadvantaged or marginalised women and girls facing complex health and social situations. They help them to recover from experiences of abuse, violence, neglect, trauma and mental ill health.
They are a registered charity and offer individual and group therapy, as well as art and drama therapy.
Problems are easily developed. Problems like mild depression, anxiety, stress, panicking, nervousness, isolation and loss of sleep make it difficult for us to cope with life’s daily demands. 1 in 4 of us will feel like this, but you do not need to try and cope on your own. If you live in Kirklees and are over the age of 17, the IAPT service can help.
They have a team of qualified and experienced professionals specially chosen to work alongside your local GP. They can help you:
- Address current problems
- Gain a new understanding of your difficulties and develop new ways of coping
- Make changes in your life
- Talk about your difficulties in a non-judgemental and supportive environment.
Calderdale Improving Access to Psychological Therapies
Calderdale Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) helps people to get quick and easy access to the best type of therapy for their individual needs. Many people experience problems with their psychological (mental) wellbeing at some point in their lives. IAPT can help by gaining a new understanding of your difficulties and develop new ways of coping. It can also help you to make changes in your life and address current problems.
Some of their therapists offer treatment on the phone and will call the service user at their convenience, which can include Saturdays or evenings. A therapist is also available on Saturday morning.
The service is delivered in centres around Calderdale and each person is offered an assessment to determine if IAPT is the right service for them. If the service is appropriate for you, they will work with you to explore the problems you are facing and identify how best to deal with them.