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Can our service help you?

NHS East Riding Talking Therapies offers therapy for people aged 16 and over that are experiencing common mental health problems.

Some examples of common mental health problems that our service can help with are listed below. Please click on the links to find out more from the NHS website.

Can you relate to any of the following?

Stress – You don’t feel right in yourself, feel pressured, overwhelmed, not sleeping well and don’t feel in control? Learn more

Anxiety – Experiencing physical symptoms such as heart palpitations, hot, sweaty? Feeling uneasy? Afraid of what is going to happen? Learn more

Worry – Experiencing a lot of what if thoughts about the future? Learn more

OCD – Having unwelcomed thoughts, images and urges that make you feel anxious which leads you to repeat activities to reduce the anxious feeling you are having? Learn more

Health anxiety – Worrying a lot about your health? Fear that something is seriously wrong with you that the GP has missed? Or are you too afraid to go to the GP? Learn more

Social anxiety – Do you avoid going into certain situations as you fear people will be judging you? Do you fear that you will embarrass yourself? Learn more

Depression/low mood – No motivation? No energy? Stopped doing the routine, pleasurable or necessary parts of your life? Not seeing friends or family and have “I can’t be bothered” thoughts? Learn more

Fear of birth – Whilst it is normal for women to feel anxious about the impending birth, some women can develop a fear of child birth to the point where this impacts negatively on their everyday life, causing a significant increase in anxiety and low mood.

Pregnancy and post-birth low mood and anxiety – Many parents (men and women) can experience problems with anxiety and low mood, during pregnancy and 12 months post birth. Learn more (NHS Website) , MIND (Perinatal Mental Health) or visit for further information and support.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – The service offers treatment for PTSD depending on the severity. Learn more

Employment Support – It is known that employment difficulties are associated with mental health problems making it hard to stay in employment or find employment. Our service includes a dedicated employment service to help clients who are experiencing anxiety and or depression.

The Employment Service is free and available to anyone accessing treatment in our service. We offer support with finding work, returning to work or remaining in work. The Service focuses on individual employment needs and aspirations. We offer sessions with an Employment Advisor, appointments can be weekly or fortnightly.

Long Term Health Conditions – In addition to our Core Service the Emotional Wellbeing Service offers a Long Term Conditions (LTC) Service for patients aged 18+ who have a diagnosis of an LTC and are experiencing a related anxiety or depression.

The diagnosed LTC that our service works with are:

  • Diabetes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Mild Medically Unexplained Symptoms
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Mild Chronic fatigue
  • Respiratory problems
  • Chronic pain
  • Long COVID/Post COVID19 Syndrome

What you can do to help therapy be effective

For therapy to be effective you will need to be committed to attend the sessions consistently and fully engage in the treatment to help you achieve your goals.

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