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Our Services

Gateshead Talking Therapies

Our team of experienced workers support people to enable them to overcome their problems when they feel anxious, depressed or stressed.

(For more information see our website http://www.gatesheadtalkingtherapies.nhs.uk/ )


Gateshead Talking Therapies offer a free and confidential NHS service for people aged 16 and over who are registered with a GP in Gateshead.  We provide a range of psychological therapies to help you feel better if you’re anxious, depressed, stressed or worried.


We can help with the following emotional difficulties:

We offer information courses, therapy groups and one-to-one therapies including:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Analytical Therapy (CAT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
  • Primary Care Mental Health Workers who offer integrative brief therapy
  • Groups and courses.

We have been operating for over 10 years within the NHS and have built up a qualified and experienced workforce.  Our therapies are evidence based as recommended by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE).

For more information go to our website
http://www.gatesheadtalkingtherapies.nhs.uk/

Where is the Service provided from?

  • Therapy sessions are delivered from The Croft (Wrekenton), Blaydon Primary Care Centre, Gateshead Health Centre and a number of other venues and GP surgeries across Gateshead.
  • Courses are currently delivered from Blaydon Primary Care Centre and Gateshead Health Centre.

How to make a referral?

Clients can self-refer by calling Gateshead Talking Therapies on 0191 283 2541 (Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm).

Also, GPs can refer a client or provide them with one of our self-referral booklets.

Health care professionals can make written referrals for patients via:
Post: Gateshead Talking Therapies, The Croft, Springwell Road, Wrekenton, Gateshead, NE9 7BJ
Fax: 0191 404 1325
Email: sty-tr.TheCroft@nhs.net

Locations for Talking Therapies - Gateshead in Gateshead:

Blaydon Primary Care Centre, Blaydon

The Croft, Wrekenton

Gateshead Health Centre, Gateshead