Wednesday 28 February 2024
Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_7206

Internal Reference Number: FOI_7206

Date Request Received: 31/05/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 31/05/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Therapy Waiting Times

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
What is the current waiting time from referral to first appointment for mental health therapy in general, and what was the waiting time 1, 5, and 10 years ago?
 
Answer To Question 1:
Current – 9.5 weeks

1 Year - 8 weeks

5 Years – Information not held

10 Years – Information not held
 
Question Number 2:
What is the current waiting time from referral to first appointment for the following, and what was the waiting time 1, 5, and 10 years ago?

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

Guided self-help

Counselling

Behavioural activation

Interpersonal therapy (IPT)

Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) Psychodynamic psychotherapy Couple therapy
 
Answer To Question 2:
Clinical Psychology provide the following therapies;

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) - Yes

Guided self-help - Yes

Counselling - Yes

Behavioural activation - Yes

Interpersonal therapy (IPT) - Not provided

Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) - Yes

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) - Yes

Psychodynamic psychotherapy Couple therapy - Not provided

These therapies are included in the overall waiting list, not separately by the therapy required; please see answer to question 1.
 
Question Number 3:
What other mental health therapy options do you offer and what are the waiting times from referral to the first appointment, currently, 1, 5, and 10 years ago?
 
Answer To Question 3:
Clinical Psychology also offer the following therapies:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Cognitive Retraining Therapy

These therapies are included in the overall waiting list, not separately by the therapy required; please see answer to question 1.
 
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