Who we are
Tower Hamlets Talking Therapies offers a range of free and confidential talking therapies and specialist support to help you to address issues that maybe holding you back in your life.
The service is provided in partnership with Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham and is available to Tower Hamlets residents or people who have a GP in Tower Hamlets.
Our therapists will listen to you to understand how you have been feeling. They can then discuss with you the next steps to help you feel better about things, make changes that you want to make and to feel more positive about your life.
The service will offer face to face therapy conversations, workshops, a course of sessions or an online wellbeing programme.
Tower Hamlets residents can refer themselves by calling 020 8475 8080 or ask their GP or health professional to make a referral on their behalf. You can find out more about the service here
Support with Common Mental Health Problems
The service can help people experiencing a range of difficulties such as anxiety, low mood, phobias, extreme shyness, anger issues, relationship issues, bereavement, etc. It offers counselling, psychological interventions for long-term health conditions and specialist interventions for eating disorders and perinatal interventions in primary care.
Tower Hamlets Talking Therapies provides workshops, courses, groups and individual treatment at a variety of locations. Your therapist will discuss the options available to you at your first appointment.
Individual therapy may consist of telephone, face to face and online sessions. The length of sessions, number of sessions and frequency of sessions will vary depending on the main presenting problem and the level of severity of difficulties. The first stages of individual therapy usually involve an assessment and creating a shared understanding between client and therapist of the client’s difficulties and maintaining factors. The treatment plan is then discussed and agreed upon. Tower Hamlets Talking Therapies offers short term evidence based interventions, predominantly based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy principles.
Your assessing therapist would be happy to discuss further with you and guide you to clinically appropriate treatment options based on your main presenting difficulties.