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Information for professionals

If you are a professional or GP and you would like to refer a service user to our service, you can do so with the service user’s consent.

You can book your patient directly onto our 6-week stresspac course or choose a workshop that both you and the patient feel would best meet their needs. To view the range of workshops we currently offer and to book view our workshop page. To book a place on our 6-week stresspac course view our stresspac workshop dates.

Book onto a workshop

If you and the patient feel that a one-to-one initial assessment with a therapist is required please make an online referral using the link below. Or, if you would like to speak to one of our admin staff to book an appointment please contact the team on 01226 644900 Monday to Friday 9-5.

Make a referral

Following an initial assessment with the team, a collaborative treatment plan will be devised based on the service users’ needs. We offer a wide range of treatment options in line with nice guidelines. We can also make referrals or signposts to third-sector organisations.

Below is a graphic showing the types of issues we can help with, take a look before proceeding with the referral. if you need help or aren’t sure whether a person fits the criteria, get in touch.

Issues IAPT can help with:Multiple event or prolonged Psychosis / Schizophrenia Bipolar Disorder Borderline or Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder. Anti-social Personality Disorder Eating Disorders Anger Management People with moderate to severe cognitive impairmentIAPT is not suitable for people with any of the following: Homelessness Benefits crisis Loneliness Domestic Abuse Child or Adult Safeguarding Unstable alcohol or substance misuse impacting on wellbeing and functioning Childhood history of oppositional defiant disorder or behavioural problems Convictions for multiple violent offences Issues that could delay referral until addressed: Generalised Anxiety Disorder Panic Obsessive Compulsive     Disorder (OCD) Mild – Severe Depression with mild-moderate functional impairment. Health Anxiety Social Anxiety Single event trauma resulting in Post Traumatic Stress Phobia Body Dysmorphic Disorder (with mild functional impairment) Work related stress