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Talking Therapies
for anxiety
and depression

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Nottinghamshire Talking therapies is a free and confidential NHS service designed to help with common mental health problems such as stress, anxiety and depression. Anyone aged 17 1⁄2 years or over and registered with a GP can access support, though a GP referral is not necessary as you can self-refer.

What are talking therapies?

Talking therapies are designed to help with common mental health problems such as stress, anxiety and depression. There are lots of different types of talking therapies, but they all involve working with a trained therapist.

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How are you feeling?

If you are suffering from depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, excessive worry or low mood, then get in touch. Our experienced therapists are here to help.

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How can we help you?

We offer a variety of talking therapies suited to your individual needs. They could include one-to-one, group and digital sessions.

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Ready to get support?

If you need support then you can self-refer today - it's quick and easy. Simply choose one of the self-refer options and let's get started.

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How we work

  1. Referral

    We accept self-referrals and referrals from GPs and health professionals.

  2. Consultation

    Once we receive your referral, a member of our team will be in touch to arrange an assessment appointment.

  3. Therapy

    If our service is right for you, we will recommend the right therapy for you and get you booked in for an appointment.


We have answered some key questions to provide a better understanding of how we work and how we can help you.

Is this service free?

Yes, this service is commissioned and funded by the NHS.

How do I know if I’m eligible for the service?

To access our service, you need to be aged 17 1⁄2 years or over and registered with a GP in Nottingham, Bassetlaw, or Nottinghamshire we can help you find the tools you need to get life back on track.

I haven’t been diagnosed with depression or anxiety. Can I still get support?

Yes! If you have been feeling low, worried, stressed, or anxious, we are here for you. We offer a range of therapies to suit different needs, so you don’t wait until you are feeling your worst before reaching out.

What if I need urgent help?

We are not a crisis service, so if you need urgent support, please visit our Get Urgent Help page to get contact information for organisations that can give you emergency support.

Serving Nottinghamshire

We provide talking therapies for adults aged 17 1⁄2 years or over who are registered with a GP in Nottinghamshire.

Simply self-refer to get started.

If you live outside this area, you can visit the NHS website to find your local provider.

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Meet our community partners

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Rhubarb Farm offers work placements, training and volunteering opportunities to people with long-term issues, offering support to people who are ex-offenders, have mental ill health, physical ill health, learning disability or physical disabilities.

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St Ann’s Advice Centre has been a part of the community for over 20 years and are dedicated to giving advice on debt, welfare benefits and employment.

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The Oasis Community Gardens is located in the heart of a disadvantaged housing estate. Many projects are working together on the site which also includes Community Centre with activities and projects for all ages.

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Online Form

Enter some basic details into our form. We will then contact you to arrange an assessment.

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By Phone

You can call us on 0333 188 1060 to start your referral. We will then arrange an initial assessment.

Our lines are open Monday-Friday 8am-8pm and Saturday 9am – 12.30pm.

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Digital Assistant

We will be launching our digital referral assistant soon.

Please refer using the online form or calling us in the meantime.

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