Who is our service for?
Wolverhampton Healthy Minds is a psychological therapies service for people who are experiencing common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and stress.
The wellbeing service is a nurse-led service for people with more complex mental health problems.
How do we help?
Once you have been assessed and we have agreed how we are best able to meet your needs, our service offers you a choice of treatments based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). This is a very practical and effective approach to help people manage their difficulties.
We provide a variety of services which our clients do find helpful:
- Stepping Forward evening class
- Computerised CBT Programme
- A range of self-management resources
- Low intensity CBT
- Vocational service including work, education and volunteering support
- Nursing and occupational therapy interventions
- High intensity CBT, cognitive analytic therapy, interpersonal therapy, dynamic interpersonal therapy and dialectical behaviour therapy
- Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprogramming (EMDR)
- The Psychoanalytic Group
Who can refer into our service?
The are several ways to access our service. Referrals are usually made by your GP who will either give you a ‘Ticket to Recovery’ or write a referral letter. If you have been issued a ‘Ticket to Recovery’ you will be asked to make contact the service to arrange an assessment appointment which is usually carried out over the telephone by one of our Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners. If your GP has written a referral then the service will contact you to book an assessment appointment. Click to see a sample 'Ticket to Recovery'. We also have an online self-referral option, by answering some questions you can refer without having to see your GP, so if you wish to use this please click here to do so.
What happens in an emergency?
The service does not operate an out of hours service. Crises experienced by existing clients would be directed to Wolverhampton’s Crisis Home Treatment Team or primary care services.
How do you reach us?
We are based at:
Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
44a Pond Lane, Wolverhampton