Being referred to the service
There are many ways in which you can be referred to the Westminster Talking Therapies Service (IAPT). You can be referred by your GP or other Health Professional, and you can also refer yourself online.
In order to be eligible for the Westminster service, you must be registered with a Westminster GP and/ or live in Westminster. In order to find out if you are registered with a Westminster GP, please use this link beta.nhs.uk/find-a-psychological-therapies-service and then enter your GP practice details. If you do not live in Westminster or have a Westminster GP, please use the above like to find your local Talking Therapies service and get in touch with them for more information.
Our Talking Therapies Services are not able to provide immediate support in an emergency. If you require immediate help please contact your GP, or your local Accident & Emergency Department, or call the Urgent Advice Line on 0800 0234 650 open 24 hours. For more information about what to do if you need help urgently, visit our emergency page here
The first thing to do is to make sure that you live in Westminster or are registered with a GP in the Borough of Westminster.
The next thing to do is to complete the short questionnaire below to check if this service is appropriate for you. If you score more than 3 then you may benefit from talking therapies. You can contact your GP or Health Worker or you can refer yourself to the Westminster Talking Therapies Service (IAPT) by clicking on the “Westminster referral form” button below.
|Over the past two weeks have you been bothered by the following?||Not at all||Several days||More days than not||Nearly every day|
|Feeling nervous, anxious or on edge|
|Not being able to stop or control worrying|
|Feeling down, depressed or hopeless|
|Little interest or pleasure in doing things|
If you score more than 3 on the questionnaire above, you may benefit from talking therapies. You can contact your GP or Health Worker who can refer you to the service, or you can refer yourself to the Westminster Talking Therapies Service (IAPT) by clicking on the “Westminster referral form” button below.