Treatments available

Individual and group treatment can improve your mental health.

Psychotherapy & Counselling

Close to 400 therapies grouped around the 4 major psychology schools of thought are available to you.

There is no therapeutic modality better than other.

Some therapies work better with some mental health condition than others.

You can try difefrent therapists or you can search for an integrative psychotherapist or counsellor that has trained in more than one modality.

Psychotherapists and counsellors work in the NHS, in the charitable sector or in private practice.

You can search for a therapist or counsellor using your postcode:

BACP registered therapists

Counselling Directory list of counsellors

Self-Help Plans

Taking charge of own inner life experience can improve your mental wellbeing.

Create space and time in your life for a healthy routine that involves:

  • reading
  • exercise
  • healthy nutrition
  • meditation
  • rest & sleep well
  • practice gratitude
  • do acts of kindness

Medication

Psychotropic medication is used in some mental health conditions to reduce the psychological arousal.

Use of psychotropic medication does not cure a mental health condition, but it might improve the symptoms.

Psychotropic medication is known to have side effects and is prescribed only by medical doctors.

Peer support

You can be guided by someone that has already achieved success in their recovery from a mental health condition:

  • family members
  • friends
  • work mates
  • neighbours
  • people from your local community

Support groups

Joining a support group  can bring many benefits and improve your mental health :

  • reduce isolation and loneliness
  • make you feel understood and accepted
  • learn from other people’s stories
  • find information and guidance
  • feel supported through your recovery

Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Various other complementary therapies are available to help you restore your balance:

  • Aromatherapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Accupuncture
  • Naturapathy
  • Ayurveda
  • Nutritional Therapy
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki
  • Yoga Therapy
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