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Changes to our service provision due to Covid-19

this page was last updated on: 23/11/20

Due to the current Covid-19 crisis we have implemented a variety of measures which differ from service to service. All members and clients who use our services are being contacted by phone about this.

There will be staff at our premises but please do not come in person to Mind in Camden as it is still not open to the public at this time. If you need to speak to us, please call our office number 020 7911 0822 and leave a message – we will call you back as soon as we can.

Please click here for some useful resources.

We have started to change how we are providing services at the current time which will vary from service to service – please check back here for any updates, and keep safe.

Counselling

Our psychotherapy service is currently provided online through Zoom or by phone  – please keep an eye on this page for weekly updates. The service is provided by psychotherapists-in-training. 

Availability: We have a couple of free slots coming up for psychotherapy. Please note we don’t keep a waiting list.  

Where? All sessions are online or by phone. Please note that we are taking new clients on the proviso that when we are able to resume face to face work, clients will come to the Mind in Camden building for their sessions.  We offer 24 sessions in a fixed time slot. 

How to refer: Please email referrals@mindincamden.org.ukor leave us a voicemail on 020 7911 0822. We will arrange a pre-assessment by phone at a time to suit you – this will take about 20 minutes.  If our service meets your needs, we will arrange a date and time for two full assessment sessions with a counsellor. If after these sessions you are both happy to continue, you will start your weekly psychotherapy. 

Our fees:The two initial assessment sessions are free. Fees are then charged on a sliding scale from £12.50 per session.

Any questions? Please email to referrals@mindincamden.org.uk 

 

Group therapy – Psychological Health Group

Please get in touch to referrals@mindincamden.org.uk if you are interested in joining this longer term weekly therapy group. Please see our page here for more information about the group. There is a short wait to join at the moment, but Richard, the group facilitator, is available now to have a chat about how the group works if you are interested.

Online peer support groups

For people who use our peer support groups on a drop-in basis: these groups are not meeting in our building. These groups are now online – we have Anxiety group, and the Hearing Voices groups.

If you would like to attend, please call 0207 241 8996 or email healthymindscp@mindincamden.org.uk.   The exception to this is the  Young Person’s Hearing Voices group – please email info@voicecollective.co.uk  if you would like to come to this.

Monday 23 November: London Hearing Voices Network Group at 5.30-7 pm

Tuesday 24 November: Mixed Hearing Voices Group at 12pm -1pm

Wednesday 25 November: Young People’s Hearing Voices Group at 5.30pm – 6.30pm (for people aged 16-25. If you are interested please email info@voicecollective.co.uk)

Friday 27 November: Anxiety at 11am – 12pm

Referrals and Training

Referrals for Phoenix Wellbeing & Recovery Service : we are able to register new referrals, but new members will only be able access our usual service when we reopen our building. We don’t have a specific date for this. In the meantime we are able to provide telephone, online and community support for existing and new members.

Healthy Minds Community Programme: we are able to register new referrals, but new members will only be able access our usual service when we reopen our building. We have just launched the Healthy Minds Digital Collective – please click here where you can find a message from the team and the latest edition of the Digital Collective programme.

Training: we are able to provide some of our training online – if you have booked a place, you will be contacted about this.

 

 

Information about Mind in Camden

“Listening to other people in the group helps. It’s good to know other people are going through the same thing as you … you get relief … it’s like a new day … like everything is lifted off your shoulders”. Member of a Hearing Voices Group

Mind in Camden provides high quality support and capacity building services to benefit people who are struggling with mental distress, including: hearing voices, extremes of mood, anxiety, unusual beliefs and post-traumatic reactions. Find out more about our mission, visions and values.

Just launched… ‘Healthy Minds Community Programme’ and ‘Get Set to Go’, a new range of local courses, workshops and activities. And for a comprehensive directory of mental health and wellbeing services in Camden, visit www.mentalhealthcamden.co.uk

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Our Vision:

Working alongside people of all ages who are experiencing distress through voices, visions, unusual beliefs, anxiety, hopelessness and extremes of mood, Mind in Camden will stimulate change and development in mental health services by providing, promoting and partnering in services in diverse settings that:

  • enable self defined recovery, increase self esteem and promote hope
  • involve guided and unguided self help, co-production and peer support
  • challenge stereotyping, stigma, isolation and social exclusion

Find out more about our mission, visions and values.