TalkingSpace Plus is a NHS service providing free, confidential and easy to access mental health care to people (18+) registered with an Oxfordshire GP. The service offers a range of evidence based talking therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), as well as wellbeing activities and employment support to people who are coping with low mood, panic, obsessive compulsive disorder, worry, health anxiety, phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder, helping people to get better and stay well. They also work with people experiencing a long term physical health condition (LTC) (e.g. diabetes) and/or persistent physical symptoms also experiencing low mood and/or anxiety.
Young people aged 16 or over are now able to access the service through CAMHS Single Point of Access- Contact: oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/camhs or 01865 902 515.
For those who are registered with an Oxfordshire GP and would like to use this service or find out more about what they can offer you, just go on their website https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/talkingspaceplus or phone them on 01865 901222 and they will arrange a convenient time for a telephone assessment within a few days. This will help choose the right level of treatment and choice of evidence-based therapy.
They offer short psycho educational courses, telephone support and computerised therapy as well as CBT and Mindfulness therapy groups, brief individual counselling and therapy.