Blackpool Talking Therapies


Blackpool Talking Therapies, (formerly known as Blackpool Healthier Minds Service), offers a range of free psychological therapies to people aged 16 and over. We provide the Improving Access to Psychological Therapy IAPT ) service for Blackpool and Cleveleys.

1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Many of us go through difficult times in our lives, which can leave us feeling worried, anxious, or depressed and feeling unable to cope.

Blackpool Talking Therapies offers a range of brief therapeutic interventions to support people’s needs, this includes; online, telephone and face-to-face treatment and therapy options. All treatment is FREE and provided by the Blackpool NHS Trust.

Blackpool Talking Therapies provides a range of talking therapies including…

  • Guided self-help
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation Therapy (EMDR)
  • Counselling
  • Couples Counselling
  • Long-term health condition integrated psychological treatment
  • Stress control course
  • Mindfulness classes
  • Online CBT

We can also provide information about local services that you may benefit from.

The Blackpool Healthier Minds team

The Blackpool Talking Therapies team

Blackpool Talking Therapies is not able to provide reports for compensation, legal or benefits claims or prescribe medication. Blackpool Talking Therapies do not offer 24-hour or weekend access, crisis or urgent treatment, treatment for alcohol or drug problems or treatment for severe and enduring mental illness. Please discuss these needs with your GP.