Interventions That We Offer

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    Interventions That We Offer

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    Complete Online CBT programme.

    Learn practical techniques to help improve your depression or anxiety symptoms.

    Modules include ‘Space From’: Depression, Anxiety, Panic, Social Anxiety, Health Anxiety, Generalised Anxiety, Stress, Phobia, Mixed Anxiety/Depression.

    Completed from your home computer at your own convenience, a therapist will keep in touch with you to review progress on the course.

    Stress Control

    This 6 session course helps you to learn better ways to handle common problems such as anxiety, depression, low self-confidence, poor sleep and panicky feelings.

    Stress Control is an evening class – not group therapy – so you do not have to talk about your problems in front of others.  You just sit back and learn some of the ways to control stress.
    Sessions are 1.5 hours and there are often 20 to 50 people at each session.

    Overcoming Your Fears

    A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Group consisting of eight weekly sessions in a group and two 1:1 sessions.

    Same format as one to one therapy with the additional benefits of having support and encouragement from other members, and sharing helpful coping techniques.

    As with any CBT, in-between session work is set after each session to help build on what has been learnt and apply the skills to daily life.

    Helpful for people who have symptoms of Generalised Anxiety Disorder, OCD, Phobias, Social Anxiety, Health Anxiety and who are motivated to change.

    Sessions are 2 hours in length and there are normally around  8-12 people per group.

    Chance to join peer support group afterwards

    Goal Difference

    11-week self-development course, using football analogy, that can help you tackle the things that make you feel anxious or down at the same time as using your common interest in football .

    Aimed at men who have an interest in football.

    Use discussion about football to understand your difficulties and improve your mood. 

    Option to play football as well.

    Sessions are 1.5 hours in length and there are 8-12 people per group.

    Can join peer support group (Supporters Club) afterwards and earn time credits. 

    Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs)

    Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners Offer 6, 30 minute appointments. Our Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners are trained to deliver a broad range of evidence-based interventions to treat common mental health problems, these include:

    • How to boost Activity and Self Confidence
    • How to manage unhelpful thinking
    • Problem Solving
    • Anxiety Management 
    • Stress Management


    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

    CBT is a future-focused structured therapy that focuses on the difficulties you are experiencing in the here and now. CBT focuses on your thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and helps you to learn specific techniques to overcome your problems.

    There are in-between session tasks whereby you put these techniques into practice. 


    The focus in counselling is usually on past events or present difficulties that are continuing to trouble you. It helps you to explore your feelings and thoughts in relation to these through talking and exploration so that you can begin to understand how this is affecting you and how best to manage it. The focus for the sessions is largely based on what you feel is important to work through.


    EMDR is an effective treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

    During reprocessing, the client recalls a disturbing event for a short period (30 seconds) whilst simultaneously undergoing bilateral stimulation that can consist of eye movements from side to side, vibrations or tapping movements via headphones.

    The client is not asked to describe the event in detail in contrast to trauma focused CBT. 

    The brain’s information processing system make new internal connections as the client focuses on the thoughts, emotions, memories and other associations(reprocessing) reducing current distress (desensitisation).