Following the demands of the unusual current circumstances around Covid-19, we continue to support all current patients with appointments for treatment by telephone and skype. Online and webinar treatments continue unaffected. Please contact your therapist or the central office on the numbers on letters you have received, if you have any further queries.
If you are a new patient with worries about Covid-19, please call Mindline on the number below.
Alternatively you can refer yourself to our service specifically under the Refer Yourself option on this page. As per our normal practice you will receive a telephone assessment, and thereafter only telephone, skype or online treatments will be available for the foreseeable future.
Somerset Talking Therapies is an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service. We offer emotional and psychological support to anyone – aged over 18 and registered with a Somerset GP – who is feeling anxious or depressed. You can refer yourself directly here via the website: see the Refer Yourself option on the left.
As of August 2020 our service continues to offer all treatments through online face to face and telephone sessions only. This is to safeguard our patients and workers during the Covid-19 epidemic. There is no planned date yet for us to return to any venue-based, face to face work. During the past 4 months of offering online video treatments patient attendance has increased; recovery from psychological problems is high; we are able to be more flexible over days and times of appointments; patients no longer need to travel to appointments and can have treatment in the comfort of their own home; the service is paying less on staff travel and rent of accommodation, which can be put back into direct patient care.