Mental Health & Wellbeing (One To One support)

What different types of therapies do you offer?

We offer a range of talking therapies which includes:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Counselling
  • Couple Therapy
  • High Intensity Therapy

Please note, not all our centres can offer this extensive range.

What Is Counselling?

It's offered on a 1-1 basis between you and your therapist were you can explore your thoughts and feelings and or options to find your own answers in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

You can see more information here.

What Is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)?

CBT is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy which explores how thoughts affect our feelings and actions and supports you to consider how by changing our thoughts we can effectively change our feelings and actions.

You can see more information here.

How can I refer someone to the service?

1. Call us on 0300 330 1354 or complete our self-referral form.

2. We will the contact them in order to book an assessment.

3. They will then be offered a 1-1 telephone assessment.

4. The therapist will discuss with them the different types of therapy available and together they will decide which is best for your referral.

Please note, due to GDPR regulations we won't be able to progress a referral from a partner organisation unless we have their consent to contact them or an information sharing agreement.

Can I self-refer?

Yes, you can self refer into our Mental Health & Wellbeing services...

1. Call us on 0300 330 1354 or complete our self-referral form.

2. You will then be booked for a 'Wellbeing Chat' with one of our therapists before you can begin our one-to-one or group therapy.

3.The therapist will discuss with you the different types of therapy available and together you will decide which is best for you.

How long will I have to wait before I receive support?

Following receipt of your referral (self or agency) you will receive a call from a member of the team to arrange a Wellbeing Chat.

Please note, waiting times may vary depending on the type of therapy you wish to access and the current demand. Following assessment, you will be allocated an appropriate therapist from our team and agree a regular appointment slot at a time to suit you.

What can talking therapies help me with?

We can work with you to address a wide range of issues impacting upon your mental and wellbeing to help you alleviate distress and bring about positive changes. The types of issues which we can support you to address might include:

  • Feelings of panic or anxiety
  • Depression and low mood
  • Phobias and other compulsive behaviour
  • Family or relationship distress
  • Bereavement
  • Abuse, either past or present
Can I talk in confidence?

Therapy is confidential; however in exceptional circumstances confidentiality may be broken.

These circumstances could include:

* Where statutory law requires us to inform the relevant authorities (such as terrorist activities, drug trafficking or abuse of a child or vulnerable adult)
* Where you as a client give consent for the confidence to be broken.
* Where in extreme cases were we are legally compelled by a court of law.
* If we believe you are at risk of harm to yourself or others.

All our notes will remain the property of Lancashire Women they will be securely electronically stored by us for 7 years before being destroyed.