Stockport Secondary Care Psychological Therapies

This service is available to support psychological interventions in the Secondary Care Mental Health Service offering direct psychological therapy and interventions to clients mostly seen at our base and indirect psychological support to staff via supervision, training and consultation.

Inpatients on the psychiatric wards can be offered a formulation /consultation as appropriate or a neuropsychological assessment.

Our referrals come from Care Coordinators/Consultant Psychiatrists in the Community Mental Health Teams for service users that meet eligibility criteria for secondary care mental health services.

Individual therapies available include:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy
  • Art Psychotherapy
  • Integrative Therapies
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Group interventions include Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy and a Bipolar Relapse Prevention Group.

Secondary care service users can be referred for a screening for a range of cognitive difficulties excluding dementia; this may lead to offering a full neuropsychological assessment.