The practice currently has 3 counsellors who each hold weekly clinics. Please inform your doctor if you feel you need to speak to a counsellor about any problems you may be having, and they will arrange for an appointment to be made for you.
Graduate Mental Health Workers
Our Primary Care Mental Health Team also benefits from having specialised professionals (Graduate Mental Health Workers) trained to support and help people with mild mental difficulties, such as stress, anxiety or mild depression. Please speak to your doctor if you would like help for such problems.
Primary Care Mental Health Practitioners
Also part of our Primary Care Mental Health Team are specialist nurses, who can offer short term therapeutic interventions for people with a range of moderate mental health difficulties. They provide individual treatment sessions aimed at helping people understand their difficulties and learn techniques to manage them effectively. Again, please speak to your doctor if you would like help.
Substance Misuse Clinic
Held on Tuesdays in conjunction with a specialist drugs worker or nurse, by appointment only. The service is available to anyone aged 21 or over with with substance misuse problems. Appointments for initial assessment with the Specialist Nurse can be made in the normal way at reception. If you wish to discuss your problem first with a doctor, please make an appointment with either Dr Brynes or Dr Jones, who are the clinical leads for substance misuse in the practice.
Alcohol Counselling Service
Alcohol Counselling is available to anyone who feels they may have an alcohol problem. Our Alcohol Counsellor runs a clinic once a week for assessment and follow-up, with access to support from Rotherham's Specialist Alcohol Services. Your doctor can refer you to the counsellor, or if you wish, you can make an appointment yourself by telephoning the Primary Care Alcohol Service on Rotherham (01709) 304919.