Talking therapies are an important part in the treatment of mental health problems. You can self-refer to these services without seeing a doctor if you choose. However, if you are looking for advice on a diagnosis, or would like to discuss medication, you will need to speak to a doctor at the surgery.
If you are feeling suicidal or struggling with an urgent mental health crisis, there are different services available. If you need this help, please visit our dedicated page on mental health crisis contacts.Self Refer to NHS Durham & Darlington Talking Therapies
An NHS self-help and psychology based talking therapies service designed to help deal with common mental health problems such as stress, anxiety or depression, as well as panic, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and post traumatic stress disorder.
Durham University Counselling Service – Students/University Staff Only
Last modified: May 23, 2023