Psychology and Mental Health
Psychology and Community Links
We have a counselling psychologist and a psychological therapist, who provide courses of psychological therapy to our patients including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
We also have a psychological wellbeing practitioner, who provides brief psychology interventions such as guided self-help but can also link patients to additional courses or classes for help with anxiety, depression, anger management, insomnia, social isolation and stress.
Stress and worry can leave you isolated, if you want to get out more, share interests or get practical help, she can advise you on what’s available with community links for residents in Camden.
iCope (Camden and Islington Psychological Therapies Service)
The Abbey Medical Centre has two clinical psychologists and one wellbeing practitioner provided by the Camden and Islington Psychological Therapies Service. There are times when everyone feels stressed or unhappy. Generally these times pass, but sometimes there are problems that do not go away and it can be harder to cope with them. At some point in their life, one in four people feels this way. You can refer yourself through their website or by phoning 020 3317 7600.
Their website is also a great resource to find free, confidential help for problems such as stress, worry, depression and insomnia. You can also ask your GP to refer you directly to the psychology service.
We also offer free confidential online psychology therapy through ieso digital health using webchat and direct messaging.
You can refer yourself via their website.
The Camden, City, Islington and Westminster Bereavement Service is a registered charity, that relies on public support, and which exists to provide bereavement counselling help for any adult either living within or registered with a GP, in the boroughs of; Camden, Islington and the City of Westminster, or who live, work or are registered with a GP, within the City of London.
Counselling which can be either during the day or the evening, is provided by trained and supervised volunteer counsellors on a regular weekly basis.
People who use the Service may have lost a baby in pregnancy, or have had to endure the death of a partner, child, lover, parent, relation, friend or colleague in many different circumstances. The deaths may have been caused by illness, accident, suicide, murder, war or natural causes. Very often people may experience a loss or life event that brings up old memories or feelings from earlier bereavements.
The Service is confidential and open to anyone over the age of 18 within the catchment area specified, of any sexuality, ethnic origin, culture or religion. In particular it is committed to providing a service to people who are not used to help from counselling.
For further details, please visit the website.
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