Croydon NHS Talking Therapies

Croydon NHS Talking Therapies

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


The service has two main sites, one at the Bethlem Royal Hospital in Shirley and the other at Davis House in central Croydon. 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 NHS 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:
  • Address: The New Building, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham BR3 3BX
  • Service Manager Lead: John Manley (Clinical Lead), Gabriele Dom (Deputy Service Lead)