Treatments

Here at the Tavistock and Portman we believe in working together to find the right individual or family treatment.

We don't believe in a 'one size fits all' approach to treatment, so we offer a range of treatment types.

Child psychotherapy

Child psychotherapy helps children and young people to make sense of sad, angry, painful or confusing feelings and thoughts.

Child psychotherapy - information for children

Child psychotherapy is a way to help and support children to share their feelings.

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that looks at the way our thoughts and feelings affect the way we behave.

Couples therapy

Couples therapy, also called relationship counselling, can help when a relationship is in crisis (after an affair, for example).

Dynamic interpersonal therapy (DIT)

Dynamic interpersonal therapy (DIT) can help people with emotional and relationship problems.

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a type of therapy used to treat the symptoms of trauma.

Family therapy

The aim of family therapy is to find ways for family members to help each other.

Family therapy - information for children

Family therapy is a way to help and support families to share their feelings.

Group therapy

Group therapy is a useful way for people who share a common problem to get support and advice from each other.

Mentalization-based therapy (MBT)

Mentalization-based therapy (MBT) is a type of long-term psychotherapy. Mentalization is the ability to think about thinking.

Psychoanalytic psychotherapy

Psychoanalytic psychotherapy is a talking therapy based on saying whatever is going through your mind.

Video-feedback intervention to promote positive parenting and sensitive discipline (VIPP-SD)

A programme for adoptive families who have recently joined together

Working with parents

We work with parents who have a concern about their child and want to better understand what their child’s difficulties are about.