Living Life


Living Life

The Living Life service offers support through guided self-help and cognitive behavioural therapy. You can access the service by

  • asking your GP to refer you
  • referring yourself for an assessment by phoning 0800 328 9655 (Monday to Thursday: 10am - 9pm & Friday: 10am - 6pm)

Who is the service for?

Living Life is a free phone service offering therapy for anyone over 16 years of age with:

  • low mood
  • mild to moderate depression
  • anxiety

You'll be offered an initial appointment to ensure Living Life is best suited to your needs. If so, you'll then have a series of telephone support sessions with a guided self-help coach or therapist.

How Living Life can help

If negative thoughts and feelings are affecting your daily life, specialist help may aid your recovery. Living Life uses a type of talking therapy to help you recognise unhelpful thought patterns and positive ways of coping.

The support you'll receive will be tailored to your needs. You'll benefit from:

  • regular telephone contact with a trained professional to discuss your difficulties. (6-9 sessions depending on clinical need)
  • appointments at a time convenient to you
  • access to support materials

The support sessions will enable you to react more positively to difficult situations whilst improving your confidence and self-esteem.