Croydon Talking Therapies (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies)

Croydon Talking Therapies (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) 

Two people meeting Croydon Talking Therapies offer support and psychological therapy for the following difficulties: 

  • Low Mood / Depression 
  • Stress / Worry 
  • Insomnia or disrupted sleep 
  • Panic attacks
  • Specific phobias (including needle phobia)
  • Fear of social situations / performance anxiety / public speaking
  • Work –related problems 
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Excessive health – related worries 
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 
  • Adjusting to difficult life events 
  • Stress, anxiety, low mood linked to living with a Long Term Health Condition (e.g. diabetes, COPD, Chronic Pain)
  • Expectant or new parents experiencing low mood or anxiety

Overview of services

Croydon Talking Therapies (IAPT) offers many different types of support including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and counselling. Talking therapy can be delivered in lots of different ways including in a group, over the phone, through online programmes or one to one. 

Specialist Long Term Conditions (LTC) support is available for people experiencing stress or low mood due to living with a long term health condition such as COPD, diabetes, arthritis. 

Who we treat

Croydon Talking Therapies (IAPT) is a free and confidential service available to adults (17 years old +) who are registered with a Croydon GP.  You must be able to attend appointments either over the telephone or in person as the service does not offer home visits. 

Locations

The service has three main sites which are Wickham Park House at the Bethlem Royal Hospital in Shirley, Davis House in central Croydon and Purley Resource Centre. We also work out of several GP surgeries in the borough.

How to get an appointment

You can make an appointment in three different ways:

Urgent help

Croydon Talking Therapies is not an emergency service. If you need urgent help please call 111 to speak to the free NHS helpline. NHS 111 can give you advice, put you in contact with local services and organise an ambulance if you need one. You can also call the local NHS Crisis Line on 0800 731 2864 (24hours).

Contact details

  • Telephone: 020 3228 4040
  • Email: croydoniapt@slam.nhs.uk
  • Address: Wickham Park House Bethlem Royal Hospital Monks Orchard Rd, Beckenham, BR3 3BX
  • Service Manager Lead: John Manley (Clinical Lead), Gabriele Dom (Deputy Service Lead)