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Self-refer

 

Talking Change is a friendly team of psychotherapists and researchers who specialise in the understanding and treatment of common mental health conditions. We provide talking therapies to help improve your emotional wellbeing for a better quality of life. These therapies are offered free and provided in several surgeries across Portsmouth. You can choose the surgery most convenient for you. Our service is for anyone aged sixteen and over, who lives in Portsmouth, and who is registered with a doctor in the city.

Please self-refer to our service by calling 0300 123 4125, or please click here to complete our online referral form.
You may also download the form, complete it by hand,
and post it to us at the following address:

Talking Change
Psychological Services
8F The Pompey Centre
Fratton Way
Portsmouth
PO4 8TA

You may also contact us on SNHS.TalkingChangeSolent@nhs.net with any queries or questions.

Please note our opening hours are:-

Monday–Thursday: 8am–7pm
Friday: 8am–4pm
Saturday: 9am–12:30pm

What happens next?

We will send you an appointment confirmation letter and some short questionnaires that assess your mood and anxiety. Please kindly complete these questionnaires before the assessment. Please also consider whether or not you will be able to realistically commit to a course of short-term psychotherapy on a weekly basis. We would be grateful if you could also consider your goals for therapy.

What can I do to prepare for my assessment?

We will send you an appointment confirmation letter and some short questionnaires that assess your mood and anxiety. Please kindly complete these questionnaires before the assessment. Please also consider whether or not you will be able to realistically commit to a course of short-term psychotherapy on a weekly basis. We would be grateful if you could also consider your goals for therapy.

What should I do if I need urgent support?

Whilst we are not an emergency service, we recommend the following services in the event of a crisis:

Where exactly is Talking Change?

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