Mental health support

Steps 2 Wellbeing

Telephone: 0800 484 0500


Steps2Wellbeing is the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Service jointly commissioned by Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group and Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group.

They accept referrals for patients over the age of 18 only, who are not engaged with other mental health services.

They aim to treat people suffering from mild to moderate anxiety and depression-based problems, including:

  • generalised anxiety disorder (GAD)
  • obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • health anxiety
  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • phobias.

They also have an extended service which offers help to people suffering from long term health conditions (LTHC) and aims to address the disparities in mental health conditions (and knock-on effect on physical health) between the general population and those experiencing LTHC

The service helps with:

  • chronic-pain (including fibromyalgia)
  • diabetes
  • respiratory conditions
  • stroke.
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