Eligibility criteria

Eligibility

  • Age 18+ years
  • A primary diagnosis of an anxiety disorder (e.g. Body dysmorphic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social phobia, specific phobia, hoarding disorder, health anxiety, perinatal anxiety including obsessive compulsive disorder)
  • Willing to attend regular sessions and travel to the centre for outpatient appointments
  • Willing to complete questionnaires to monitor progress
  • If taking psychotropic medication, the person should be on a stable dose prior to starting treatment

Exclusion

  • Current psychosis or bipolar disorder requiring treatment
  • Current alcohol or drug dependence requiring treatment in its own right.
  • Current severe depression requiring treatment in its own right, in particular immediate suicide risk
  • Borderline personality disorder that requires treatment in its own right
  • Please note: We take referrals for people with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) who may be interested in psychological treatment or advice on medication. We do not carry out psychiatric or psychological assessments for people who are requesting a cosmetic procedure to be funded by their commissioner

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