Enhanced Primary Mental Health Services
Dedicated Enhanced Primary Mental Health Service (EPMHS) delivering Improved Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) are now operating across Hertfordshire. These services are for those experiencing a mild to moderate mental problem and are available to all Hertfordshire GP practices.
Patients across the county are able to access psychological therapy, and social care support towards achieving better psychological health and well-being, enabling them to remain in gainful employment and participate in daily living activities.
We offer rapid access, via self referral or your GP, to a range of short term interventions. Experienced mental health professionals work in the team and will offer help and advice if you have a mild to moderate mental problem.
The types of help we offer are:
- one-to-one individual sessions (approximately 12 sessions)
psycho-educational group sessions
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
- Computerized Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CCBT)
- signposting to community resources
- guided self-help
- books on self-help
- self-help information
EMPHS/IAPT teams are located across Hertfordshire. Click on the links below to view address and contact details:
We are working in line with NICE Guidelines in a model of care that helps people understand mental ill health, and recover so that day-to-day life is improved.
For all general enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org