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Information for professionals

If you are a professional or GP and you would like to refer a service user to our service, you can do so with the service user’s consent.

You can book your patient directly onto our 6-week stress pac course or choose a workshop which both you and the patient feel would best meet their needs. To view the range of workshops we currently offer and to book a place please click HERE. To book a place on our 6-week stress pac course please click HERE.

Book onto a workshop

If you and the patient feel that a one to one initial assessment with a therapist is required please make an online referral by clicking HERE. Or, if you would like to speak to one of our admin staff to book an appointment please contact the team on 01226 644900 Monday to Friday 9-5.

Make a referral

Following an initial assessment with the team, a collaborative treatment plan will be devised based on the service users’ needs. We offer a wide range of treatment options in line with nice guidelines. We can also make referrals or signpost to third sector organisations. Please view our service criteria if you would like further information prior to referring to our service.

Below is a graphic showing the types of issues IAPT can help with. Please take a look before making a referral to our service.

Issues IAPT can help with:Multiple event or prolonged Psychosis / Schizophrenia Bipolar Disorder Borderline or Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder. Anti-social Personality Disorder Eating Disorders Anger Management People with moderate to severe cognitive impairmentIAPT is not suitable for people with any of the following: Homelessness Benefits crisis Loneliness Domestic Abuse Child or Adult Safeguarding Unstable alcohol or substance misuse impacting on wellbeing and functioning Childhood history of oppositional defiant disorder or behavioural problems Convictions for multiple violent offences Issues that could delay referral until addressed: Generalised Anxiety Disorder Panic Obsessive Compulsive     Disorder (OCD) Mild – Severe Depression with mild-moderate functional impairment. Health Anxiety Social Anxiety Single event trauma resulting in Post Traumatic Stress Phobia Body Dysmorphic Disorder (with mild functional impairment) Work related stress