Mental Wellbeing

Hertfordshire Talking Therapies  - Self referral (previously IAPT)

This service offers free and confidential talking therapy and practical support for adults with common mental health problems such as anxiety and depression.
Please use the link below to find out where and how you can find the help that you need.

Behaviour or Mental Health wellbeing concerns for under 25 year olds.

DID YOU KNOW: Your child/ teenager can access counselling via their school. For children/young people attending school you should contact school SENCO/Family Support Worker and request a Families First Assessment. You can also contact Families First directly on 0300 1234043 or

Young people can also use confidetial online counselling service at or face to face counselling at Rephael House…There is also The Mix- free confidential  multichannel service for under 25s.

For a young person can register anonymously on line and access help.

For Rephael House Youth Counselling you can ring 0208 440 9144 or 07922 141 39 or check out

For the Mix ring freephone 0808 808 4994 7days a week 11am-11pm or go to

There is support for parents and carers available on line and via telephone from Young Minds tel 0808 802 5544 and from NSPCC
professional counsellors 24/7 for parents worried about their child 0808 800 5000,

Another website for parents .

  • Website: 24/7
  • Therapy sessions: 7am-10pm Mondays-Fridays and 10am-10pm Saturdays and Sundays
  • Live Chat: 10am-8pm Mondays-Fridays

Signing up is easy and doesn’t require a referral from a professional:

Scan the QR code to visit The Sandbox website or click here.