Guided Self Help
What is Guided Self Help?Where is it available?How do I get referred to this service?
Health in Mind has been funded by the NHS to deliver this service in Edinburgh and Midlothian. The Guided Self Help workers provide the service in local health centres in Edinburgh and Midlothian as well as our offices in Shandwick Place in Edinburgh.
This is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based approach to supporting people with mild to moderate anxiety, depression or stress. CBT is an evidence-based, problem focused approach to changing the way people think, feel and behave. It is delivered over four sessions and generally these are spread over several weeks. View our information leaflet.
One to One support to access self-help materials for mild to moderate anxiety, depression or stress.
Your GP needs to refer you. Make an appointment with your GP and discuss this service with them. Once they have referred you, you will be sent information about what is involved and invited to ‘opt-in’ to the service. After you opt in to the service you’ll usually be contacted within a week to make an appointment. For more information about the Guided Self Help Service, call 0131 225 8508 or email us.