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Professional Referrals

Who we are…

PositiveStep is a partnership service with staff employed by Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust and Second Step.

When you are first referred to PositiveStep, one of our Access Team or Wellness Advisor will gather your information, help you to access the website, book you onto courses or arrange a telephone appointment for you.

Our Wellness Advisors are employed by Second Step and provide the initial assessment of your needs, facilitate our courses and offer 1:1 therapy either by telephone or face to face. Second Step also employ our volunteer coordinator.

Our Therapists are employed by AWP. They are all trained to deliver cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and offer this either 1:1 or via therapy groups. Our admin team and senior staff are also employed by AWP and AWP has the overall responsibility for provision of the service.

Please see our Newsletter for up todate information on the service.