Psychological Therapies

Improving Access to Psychological Treatment

Patients aged over 17 are able to self refer for psychological support around anxiety, depression or insomnia.

Click on the self referral icon on the following website:

They offer a range of treatment options to help you make changes in your life, improve your wellbeing, and to help you cope with your difficulties. These include:

  • Self-help reading materials / guided self-help
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT),
  • Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Courses for groups including Mindfulness
  • Online options, telephone and face to face work

Together, we will make a decision about the type of treatment that we think will be the most helpful for you, depending on your specific problems.

Self help videos

They have recently added a series of Self help videos, giving support about living and coping with worry, anxiety, and depression.

See website here.

Self-help leaflets and books

The following ‘Coping with…’ leaflets have been produced by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

  • Coping with anxiety
  • Coping with depression
  • Coping with Panic
  • Coping with phobias
  • Coping with stress
  • Coping with sleep difficulties
  • Coping with anger
  • Insight into anxiety
  • Insight into depression

They include CBT techniques and are designed for people to be able to work through on their own, but they may be best used collaboratively with one of our Psychological Wellbeing Service therapists. They may be downloaded from the Further Information section of the CPFT website here.