NHS Hertfordshire and Mid Essex Talking Therapies
The NHS Talking Therapies Service offers free and confidential talking therapy and practical support for Hertfordshire and Mid Essex residents experiencing a wide range of mental health problems such as: worry, low mood, insomnia and stress.
Please click here for our dedicated Talking Therapies website.
We also provide support for carers, people who are struggling with the reality of living with long term physical health conditions or who are experiencing low mood and anxiety during or after pregnancy.
How to get in touch
We are available to anyone over the age of 16 (17 in Mid Essex) who is registered, or intending to be registered with a GP, in Hertfordshire or Mid Essex., or are a professional and would like to refer someone to this service please click here.
If you need urgent support and live in Hertfordshire you can call our Single Point of Access (SPA) freephone number: 0800 6444 101 which is open 24/7.
If you live in Essex and would like more information about the crisis support available, please click here.
The Accreditation Programme for Psychological Therapies Services (APPTS) is a service development, quality improvement and accreditation network for services providing psychological therapy to adults in the UK.
NHS Hertfordshire Talking Therapies service was one of the first IAPT services in the UK to achieve accreditation status with the Accreditation Programme for Psychological Therapies Services (APPTS) and was closely followed by the NHS Mid Essex Talking Therapies service. As well as identifying and acknowledging services that have high standards, APPTS, a partnership between the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Centre for Quality Improvement and the British Psychological Society, provides a network through which best practice can be shared.
For our service users, this means you can be confident your treatment will be managed and delivered to the highest possible standards by professionally trained, fully qualified staff working within a responsive, effective and compassionate environment