Tammy Stone, Long Term physical health conditions lead at Vita Health Group explains outines the mental health support available for those struggling.
Our NHS Talking Therapies services can help to:
CBT techniques focus on improving symptoms of anxiety and low mood, which can help reduce symptoms related to your long-term health conditon. CBT uses strategies to help people improve their quality of life and self-manage their condition. Some of the key areas you might address in therapy, may include:
Improvements can include:
Above and beyond...
My therapist was Becca and she went above and beyond to help me. She has given me tools to help me on my chronic illness journey and has made a massive impact. I cannot thank her enough!
Anonymous, Basildon & Brentwood
Talked with understanding
Rebecca was very nice and calm. She walways talked with understanding.
Anonymous, West Essex
Wanted to tell you how much I've appreciated my sessions
I never wanted a cure or to be told how to get better as I know it’s not realistic for me. But you gave me the tools to help me progress and I’ve felt so much less anxious since we started our sessions.