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IAPT

IAPT

Suite 1
Bank House
150 Roundhay Road
Leeds

LS8 5LJ

0113 200 9188

iapt@commlinks.co.uk

About the service

Community Links IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) works with individuals who are experiencing a mild to moderate common mental health problem, such as depression, anxiety and stress; we provide treatments based on CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) principles as part of the Leeds IAPT service.

Aims of the service

Our primary aim is to help clients understand and find ways of coping with their mental health problem. The talking therapies we provide include guided self – help, stress and mood management, groups and classes, and one to one cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as well as other psychotherapeutic approaches.

Leeds IAPT works with people who are over 17 years of age, with Community Links being the lead for young people in the city (17-21).

Clients may be offered courses, online therapy or individual sessions following an initial assessment, usually over the phone, a shared decision will be made about treatment.

All interventions have a sound evidence base and are recommended by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (N.I.C.E). Community Links has a focus on Young People with strong links with other organisations and services who work with this age group across the city.

Core office hours are; 9am – 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am – 4.30pm Fridays. Appointments are also available outside of these hours e.g. before 9am and up to 7pm, and Saturday mornings.

Referrals

To refer, please go to www.leedsiapt.com and click on the ‘Refer Yourself’ link or alternatively young people (17 – 21) can call Community Links directly on 0113 200 9188.

IAPT are are running free wellbeing workshops, please click here for info and to book on a course.