Mental Health

We have an expert mental health OT who works with us each week. If you are 18 or over with any of the following mental health problems give us a call and book in to see Judith Sefton (Jude).

  • Acute Distress / Low Mood / Depressed Mood / Anxiety
  • If you are on a waiting list for NHS Northumberland Talking Therapies and your mental health issues are worsening.
  • If you have been declined / completed service from Northumberland Talking Matters
  • Low mood and or anxiety symptoms unable to wait for IAPT service, needing containment acute distress/ deterioration.
  • If you live with long term physical health problems such as arthritis becoming low in mood, depressed and or anxious.
  • Patients requiring review of fit note – MHP review and update GP of findings and opinion re work.
  • Medication review, newly started on antidepressant 
  • Personality difficulties
  • Mums postnatal problems, anxious or low mood.

Exclusion criteria (you cannot be seen by the service and need to see a doctor if you have:

  • Memory /organic difficulties /Dementia.
  • Already open to another service in treatment – unless agreed i.e. support management plan.
  • Needs being met by another service.
  • Primary problem addiction to alcohol or substances.
  • Under the age of 18