Cognitive Behavioural Therapy CBT

Evidence-based talking therapy

We will look at options with you which are usually based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT looks at the way that thoughts, feelings and behaviours interact, sometimes in a helpful, and sometimes in an unhelpful way.

As well as individual work, face to face or on the telephone, we also offer online CBT programmes which include Silvercloud - a flexible self-help and learning programme, and a range of courses to look at sleep and managing anxiety and low mood.

Our choice of help includes:

  • Working with you to identify the difficulties you are experiencing
  • Help you in deciding where to start
  • Recommending reading that would be helpful for you
  • Providing information about other local resources that might be helpful for you
  • Identifying thoughts and actions which may be unhelpful for you
  • Identifying strengths and support to draw on
  • Guidance in setting realistic goals and support in achieving them
  • Providing support through self-management programmes that have proven to be effective
  • Option to attend mood management groups or courses on topics such as sleep, low mood and anxiety
  • Group work and/or individual therapy
  • Counselling for depression (availability and waiting times vary) and mindfulness-based stress reduction courses.

Sometimes people need a little extra help to make the changes they need.  We will discuss this together, following your initial sessions with us. You may be offered more involved therapy sessions of a longer duration. We will work closely with you to review your progress regularly and agree next steps.

Whatever treatment and therapy you need, we're here to help you live better and get more out of life.

Your experience with us

Your feedback matters

“I could not fault the service I received. I was listened to and given so many different resources to help my anxiety and depression. I was so very low a year ago but with the amazing support from my therapist I feel more and more myself every day. Thank you TALKWORKS.”

“The therapy gently supported me to both understand and come to terms with my diagnosis and how it has impacted on me as a person for so many years. I felt I could be open and honest in a very safe space. I not only feel better, I understand myself better too.”

“I was apprehensive about using the service thinking I wasn't "bad" enough but a talk to the cardiac group by a TALKWORKS practitioner gave me confidence to self-refer. I was referred with respect and taken seriously throughout, felt safe and was given tools and advice to help myself take control of my situation.”

Get Help

Call us on 0300 555 3344

Here at TALKWORKS, we’re here to help you feel better about life, and to help you feel like yourself again. Whether you’re dealing with an overwhelming life event, having sleepless nights or struggling with anxiety, we are here to help. You can self-refer to our service and a member of our team will then be in touch to arrange an initial appointment. TALKWORKS is not able to provide a crisis response service. If you need help urgently, you can access emergency mental health support information on our website.