TalkingSpace Plus is a free service that offers talking therapies to people across Oxfordshire. They are part of the NHS and offer services to patients registered with an Oxfordshire GP.
TalkingSpace Plus was established in 2009 and has treated over 100,000 people suffering from low mood, anxiety and depression. They follow a stepped care model to decide which methods are most appropriate.
They also offer additional services such as employment support.
You can find out more by watching the patient videos on their website.
They have a team of therapists from a variety of backgrounds, age groups, and cultures. Their staff has a range of work experience and training. The team is made up of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners, Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, Clinical and Counselling Psychologists, Counsellors and Employment Support Advisers.
Who they work with
TalkingSpace Plus work with individuals experiencing common mental health problems including depression, anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), phobias, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), insomnia and low self-esteem.
They have specialist training in treating people with long-term physical health conditions as well, including Diabetes, Cardiac Disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
Call 01865 901222 to self-refer or complete the referral form on www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/talkingspaceplus/contact. Your GP or health professional can also make a referral for you.
Anyone aged 16 to 18 must be referred by Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.