Health in Mind (Mid Essex IAPT) provides access to a wide range of talking therapy treatments for adults with common mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. Health in Mind is part of Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with Mid and North Essex Mind and Chelmsford Counselling Foundation. Health in Mind is part of the national initiative Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT).

Treatment sessions may be by phone, online, in groups/workshops or face-to-face. Our primary treatment options are based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) which is a structured therapy where you will set goals you want to reach and work on changes you can make to patterns of thoughts and behaviors to help you attain your goals.

Support Time and Recovery (STaR) Workers can also offer people support with social inclusion, health promotion and practical support for difficulties such as housing, employment and finances.

Health in Mind allows those aged 17 and above registered with a GP in Mid Essex to refer into the service.

If you think you would benefit from our service the first step is to talk to us to find out how we can best help you. You can refer to us by using one of the following options:

  • Refer online via our secure e-form (
  • Contact Health in Mind on 01376 308704For more information about Health in Mind please visit