What Can Mindsmatter Help With

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    What does Mindsmatter offer?

    Sometimes people come to Mindsmatter after seeing a GP and have a clear idea of their problem. Often though, people know they are experiencing problems (e.g. feeling low, having panic attacks) but are unsure of exactly what the problem might be. This is normal and during your appointments you and your practitioner can discuss this.

    Mindsmatter can help with a variety of problems and if you already know what the problem is, these links provide guidance on some of the most common mental health problems we work with:

    See Treatment We Offer to explore what the various treatments available in the Mindsmatter service. For some problems there is more than one choice available, for some problems there is only one talking therapy option that is recommended to be effective.  A practitioner will discuss the best options available for you during your initial telephone assessment.

    Why might my GP have suggested that Mindsmatter could be helpful?

    Many people are referred (or encouraged to contact Mindsmatter themselves) by their GP. Your GP will have thought that some form of therapy involving talking about your problems and making changes to your actions or thinking would be useful.

    Is Mindsmatter right for me?

    Please ask yourself the following questions.  If you feel that you are depressed or anxious, and answer NO to all of these questions you can Self-refer here

    If you answer YES to any of these questions, Mindsmatter may not be the right service for you.  To prevent any delays to accessing services, please speak with your GP to discuss before contacting us.

    • Are you currently seeing anyone from another mental health team? (For example the Community Mental Health Team, the Crisis Team or Psychotherapy)
    • Are you getting another form of therapy elsewhere?
    • Are you looking for help for bipolar disorder, psychosis, schizophrenia or a personality disorder?
    • Are you hearing voices or seeing things that aren’t there?
    • Do you feel that you could be a risk of taking your own life?
    • Are you concerned about your memory in older age?
    • Are you under 16?
    • Are you dependent on drugs or alcohol?