Complex Care Team - Barnet

We provide treatment and support to people with complex mental health problems on CPA who do not have a diagnosis of psychosis (schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, psychotic depression and other psychiatric disorders).

Contact details

Barnet Complex Care Team
Dennis Scott Unit
Edgware Community Hospital
Burnt Oak Broadway,
Edgware
HA8 0AD

Tel: 020 8702 4251 

Who we are

The Complex Care Team provides treatment and support to help patients recover from complex mental health conditions. The services is provided by a varied team including psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, psychological therapists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists and associate mental health workers.

What we offer

The  Complex Care Teams provide out-patient psychological therapy, as well as comprehensive integrated care packages for patients with complex problems on CPA without a diagnosis of psychosis. The service is comprised of three Complex Needs Teams with one in each of the three Trust boroughs. 

We offer treatment through medication, psychological therapy and or support with day-to-day life. Treatments we offer include:

  • Individual Therapy including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) and psychotherapy
  • If you need extra support and are under CPA, we offer care coordination to identify and support your psychological and social needs. You will be allocated a care coordinator who is a qualified community mental health nurse or social worker.
  • Specialist Treatment including Cognitive Behavioural therapy and group therapy for people with complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Group therapy ranging from 6-10 weekly sessions

Other elements of the service include support to facilitate appropriate access to social services care where needed, including community care assessments, and carer assessment and support.

Who is the service for

Patients with complex problems on CPA without a diagnosis of psychosis (schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, psychotic depression and other psychiatric disorders)

How you can access our service

Patients are referred into the Complex Care Team through the Intake service. Once a referral is received, a full assessment will take place to decide on the treatment that is most appropriate.

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