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Talking Therapies Southwark is here to help!

14/11/2017

Talking Therapies Southwark is the local NHS service which offers psycho-educational courses & workshops, and psychological therapies to Southwark residents 16+ experiencing low mood, stress, depression and anxiety.


The foundation offers e-learning courses including Space from Depression, Space from Panic and Space from Phobias. Yhey can be accessed via computer, tablet or phone, and there is a therapist or Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner who monitors progress and provides support.

There are also workshops in community settings which cover a variety of topics such as:

  • Improve your Sleep
  • Motivation
  • Goal Setting
  • DIY Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Thinking about Thinking
  • Body as Ally: physical activity
  • Introduction to Mindfulness


As well as workshops, there are specialist courses which run for 3-8 weeks. Some of the current groups on offer include:

  • Sleep
  • Coping with grief and loss
  • Wellbeing for people with long term physical health conditions
  • Behavioural Activation for Depression
  • LGBQ group for Depression and Anxiety


After taking a foundation course, follow-on options including individual or couple therapy may be recommended to address particular types of problems or when more individual support is
needed to use the strategies learnt in the foundation stage.

More information about available courses can be found on the Talking Therapies website

How to access this service:

You can approach your GP for a referral to Talking Therapies Southwark, or

can self-refer via:

Online form: www.slam-iapt.nhs.uk/southwark

Telephone: 020 3228 2194

Email: slm-tr.SPTS@nhs.net

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Email: info@healthwatchsouthwark.co.uk

Telephone: 0207 358 7005

Write to us!

Healthwatch Southwark, 1 Addington Square, Cambridge House, London, se5 7JZ

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