Time to Talk
Time to Talk offers you the time and support to make the changes you want so you can feel better. We can help you to
Problems we can help you with include:
Anxiety: worrying far too much? Then anxiety may be a problem to tackle
Sleep problems: how to deal with sleepless nights and a racing mind
Phobias: when a fear of something or some place gets out of hand
Stress: can't relax, tense or irritable? we can help break the cycle
Depression: sometimes we need help adjusting to changes in life and learning how our thoughts affect our feelings
Panic attacks: find out what to do when fear stops us doing what we want to do
No confidence: learn how to develop a can-do attitude.
What help do we offer?
Our professional staff offer you a range of therapies to help you overcome your problems, and to stay well:
Practical help & support
Get a personalised programme tailored to your needs. Face-to-face sessions and telephone support will help you find a solution to your problem. Your programme may include reading and projects to help you practice what you learn. You can look forward to:
Employment advice and support
As part of our service our specialist advisers are committed to helping you stay in work whilst you recover, or help you resolve employment problems. We can offer help and advice for people who wish to get back into work.
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- groups or one-to-one
CBT is a structured talking therapy focusing on here-and-now problems. It will help you identify your unhelpful thoughts and behaviours which contribute to low mood, stress or anxiety. The aim is to change these patterns so that you feel better and learn how to keep yourself well.
Counselling is a talking therapy to help you cope with a range of difficulties, including depression, relationship problems or adjusting to life's events. Use it to explore and understand why you may be finding life difficult and develop other ways of managing so you can feel better.
Information about other services and support
With so much choice available we can help you contact the right organisation, advice service or website that is right for you and your needs. These may include anything from free exercise/gym programmes, to support for carers or volunteering opportunities.
How do i get help?
Ask your GP, health visitor or practice nurse to refer you to Time to Talk for a convenient assesement.
How long will I have to wait?
We will contact you within 10 working days after we recieve the referral from your GP
What will happen next?
After your assessment, together we will decide which treatment is right for you. We will use a simple questionnaire at each session to check how you are feeling. If you need more intensive support, we will help you to get it.
For more information, advice or to make a booking, contact your local Time to Talk centre:
Tel: 01293 843300
Burgess Hill, East Grinstead & Haywards Heath:
Tel: 01444 251084
Horsham, Steyning, Henfield and Storrington
Tel: 01403 227048