We provide psychological assessment and therapy to adults with a range of psychological difficulties. The Adult Psychological Therapies team consists of a number of dedicated and experienced psychologists and psychological therapists.
We provide a range of therapy options, including self help resources, online therapies, various therapeutic groups, and a range of individual therapies. Within this website we hope you find some useful information and support for you or for someone you care about.
Who do we help
We help people with moderate to severe mental health problems. These may include:
- PTSD and other trauma related difficulties
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Panic attacks
What we do
In Adult Psychological Therapies, we offer a range of different therapies with the aim to provide person centred care tailored to specific conditions. We use evidence-based practice to work with a range of conditions.
How is the service accessed?
For group therapy and individual therapy, you will need to be referred by your GP or another mental health professional within NHS Forth Valley. The self help resources can be used without a referral, as well as some of the online therapies.
If you’re unsure which service may be best for you, please do discuss this with your GP, primary care mental health nurse, or another mental health professional.
For significant eating problems or eating disorders, your referrer may refer you to the Eating Disorder Service.
For psychosis, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other severe and enduring mental health problems, your referrer may refer you to the Community Mental Health Team.
For difficulties with drug or alcohol use, you can refer yourself to Change Grow Live. Or your referrer may refer you to the Community Alcohol and Drugs Service.
If you are pregnant or post natal and worried about your mental health, your referrer may refer you to the Perinatal Mental Health Service.
If a health condition such as cancer, chronic pain or diabetes is causing you emotional distress, your referrer may refer you to Clinical Health Psychology.
If you have or may have a learning disability, your referrer may refer you to the Community Learning Disability Service.
If you are over 65 and worried about your mental health or having difficulties with memory and other brain functions, your referrer may refer you to the Older Adults Community Mental Health Team.
If you are under 18 and having difficulties with mental health, your referrer may refer you to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team.
If you are over 18 and struggling with any of the following, please browse our website to find out more about what the Adult Psychological Therapies Service offers.
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Complex Trauma
- Psychosexual Problems
- Less severe eating disorders
- Complex grief
If you are over 18 and wondering whether you may be autistic, please discuss this with your referrer, as there are a few different services that can potentially provide an autism assessment.
If you are over 18 and wondering whether you have ADHD, please discuss this with your referrer. They may refer you to psychiatry for assessment but only if there is strong evidence to suggest ADHD.
If you are wondering whether you have dyslexia, dyspraxia or dyscalculia, this is not something we can help with. You may be able to get assessed for these through school, college or university.
If you are looking for private therapy or assessment, you can search for:
Psychologists at Find a psychologist | BPS
Where are Adult Psychological Therapies based?
Our team has 3 bases:
- Mayfield Building Falkirk Community Hospital, our appointments are all currently held remotely.
Phone: 01324 614 347 / Opening Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday – Getting There
- No 2 the Bungalows, Larbert
Phone: 01324 574321 / Opening Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday
- Stirling Health & Care Village
Phone: 01786 434499 / Opening Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday – Getting There
We also carry out many appointments by video (Attend Anywhere) or phone.
Useful Resources & Self-Help
If you are concerned about somebody who may be at immediate risk out with these hours, contact either your local GP surgery, NHS 24 (dial 111) or go to your nearest Emergency Department.
For further information the following websites and resources may be helpful.
- Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Courses
- Self-Help Resources
- Local Organisations
- Telephone Services