The psychology team provide evidence-based psychological therapies that focus on reducing mental health distress.

You may come across the psychology team as they deliver psychological assessment and treatment for service users across NAViGO. That includes those under the care of the community mental health team , Rharian Fields specialist eating disorder unit , Springboard rehabilitation  and older people’s services .

We help people manage severe mental illness through different treatment options. After giving you a thorough assessment of your individual needs, we’ll identify the most appropriate therapy and number of sessions for you.

Psychology may introduce you to any of a number of therapies including:

We’ll work alongside you and tailor therapy to your needs, taking into consideration factors like your personality, history and current presentation.

How can I access the psychology service?

The psychology service is open to service users currently receiving care from NAViGO.

If you think you would benefit from engaging with psychology, speak to your current care coordinator.

If you aren’t currently a NAViGO service user, but believe your mental health would benefit from talking therapies, you should contact Open Minds in the first instance. 

You can self-refer online or call the team on (01472) 625100 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

If you’re in a mental health crisis and need urgent help, call the Single Point of Access on (01472) 256256 and select option 3. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Alternatively, you can call NHS 111 free from a landline or mobile phone.