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NHS Wirral Talking Therapies is a free and confidential service, available to anyone who is aged 16+ and registered with a GP in the Wirral.

What we can help with

Our NHS Wirral Talking Therapies mental health service can support you if you are experiencing a common mental health problem, such as:

If you would like to learn more about the common mental health issues we can support, please see our How are you feeling? page.

The therapies we offer

Our Wirral service offers a range of talking therapies, counselling, information, and support. Talking therapies can help you to understand and work through difficult feelings and to develop strategies for coping better.

We offer a range of talking therapies, including:

The best therapy will depend on your particular situation.

Employment support

Our specialist employment advisors can support you if your mental health has been affected by work or vice versa. We can help if you:

  • Want to get back into work.
  • Have been made redundant.
  • Would like support with your job search or finding volunteering or training opportunities.
  • Are experiencing other work-related problems.

Our employment support service is available to anyone who is having therapy with NHS Wirral Talking Therapies,

How to make an appointment

If you would like to start counselling for depression or other talking therapy treatments with our Wirral service, please fill in our self-referral form now and a member of our friendly patient coordinator team will contact you.

Visit one of our drop-in sessions

At a dropin, members of our team are on-hand to give information about the service we offer, the types of treatment we provide, and to answer any queries or questions.

Our team can also help you to refer yourself to our service, if that would be useful for you.

Our drop-ins take place as follows:

  • Every Wednesday, 9.30am-12.30pm, at Flourish Wellbeing Hub, Victoria Central Hospital, Mill Lane, Wallasey
  • Last Monday of the month, 9.00am-12.00pm, at Wirral Change, St Laurence’s School, St Laurence Drive, Birkenhead,
  • Last Monday of the month, 12.30-4.30pm, at Tomorrow’s Women, Beckwith Street East, Birkenhead
  • First and third Thursday of the month, 10-1pm, at Involve Northwest, The Community Village, 330-334 Chester Road, Birkenhead, CH42 1LE
  • Second Friday of the month, 10-1pm, Marine Lake Wellbeing Centre, Age UK Café, Orrysdale Road, West Kirby, CH48 5AA

Wirral Active Minds

Wirral Active Minds is a scheme to help Wirral residents to improve their physical and mental health!

This scheme is a partnership between NHS Wirral Talking Therapies and Wirral Council.

Wirral Active Minds can support you when you have taken the first steps to talk more with NHS Wirral Talking Therapies. You will receive a Wirral Active Minds ‘passport’, to help you to take part in a wide range of free or affordable activities that will help if you’re feeling low.

Wirral Active Minds helps people to explore more, move more, connect more, and discover more on their doorstep!

For more information, visit the Wirral Active Minds website.

Who we are

NHS Wirral Talking Therapies is delivered by a partnership of Everyturn Mental Health and:

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