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 UK Specialist Personality Disorder Services in Chronological Order 


 
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ARBOURS CRISIS CENTRE
Address: 41 Weston Park, London, N8 9SY
Telephone: 0208 340 8125
Email:

Funding: Private, Health Authorities and Social Services
Clientele: M/F aged 18-65 .Emotional distress. Borderline Personality Disorder.Eating Disorders. Self Harm. Depression.
Features: Individual therapy, group house meetings 4 days a week, art & movement therapy, three live-in therapists. Linked with Arbours long-stay therapeutic communities.
Referral: Self-referral, family, Social Worker, Psychiatrist.

ARBOURS ASSOCIATION ARBOURS COMMUNITIES
Address: 6 Church Lane, London, N8 7BU
Telephone: 0208 340 7646
Funding: Contracts for individuals from Health Authority
Clientele: M/F 18+ with mental health issues
Features: 3 Therapeutic Communities each with 26 clients, art & movement therapy, group house meetings 2 days a week. Individual psychotherapy 2 days a week
Referral: Self, Social Worker, GP, Health Care Professionals.

BRENCHLEY THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY
Address: The Courtyard, Pudding Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1PA
Telephone: 01622 776330
Funding: NHS Clientele: M/F aged 17-55 Severe personality disorders
Features: Three days/week.
Referral: Consultant Psychiatrist.

BRIDGER HOUSE
Address: 22 Summer Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham, B27 7UT
Telephone: 0121 301 3330
Email:
Funding: NHS
Clientele: M/F aged 17-55 severe personality disorders
Features: Two days a week. There are daily community meetings, art therapy and small psychotherapy groups

BUCKS COMPLEX NEEDS SERVICE TINDAL CENTRE
Address: Bierton Road, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1HU
Catchment Area: Regional
Email:
Contact Person: Maura Healy
Telephone: 01296 565875
Fax: 01296 565859
Referring Need: Personality Disorders
Description:
Three days a week. Opening and closing meeting, Therapy space, living and learning experience.
We take clients with complex needs from Buckinghamshire.

CASSEL HOSPITAL
Address: 1 Ham Common, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 7JF
Telephone: 0208 237 2947
Email:
Funding: NHS
Clientele: Family & child; adolscents 16-20 M/F; adults M/F with Borderline and other Personality Disorders.
Features: Individual and group therapy. Family Therapy. Living as a Therapeutic Community. Psychosocial nursing.
Referral: Social Worker, Family Division of Family High Court for families with children at risk.


Cassiobury Court
  London based residential rehabilitation centre for people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction.
Tel: 01923 804 139



CHARTERHOUSE GROUP
Address: Station House (Pear Place), 150 Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8SB
Telephone: 0207 803 0550
Email:
Funding: Private
Clientele: Emotionally troubled M/F children & adolescents (between ages of 5-18.)
Features: On-site education. Psychodynamic Therapy. Different groups for different ages.
Referral: Social Services, Educational Health.

COLUMN CARE
Address: Column Care, 40 Carlin Gate, Blackpool, FY2 9QT
Telephone: 01253 596369
Funding: NHS and private
Clientele: M/F aged 18-65 with mental health problems.
Referral: GP or Consultant

COMMUNITY HOUSING AND THERAPY (CHT)
Address: The Coda Centre, 189 Munster Road, London, SW6 6AW
Catchment Area: National
Email:
Contact Person: John Gale
Telephone: 0207 381 5888
Fax: 0207 6100608
Description:
Community Housing and Therapy (CHT) is a charity that operates as a social enterprise and runs residential and non-residential services for those with severe and enduring mental ill health, and ex-service personnel who are homeless and have psychological difficulties. As well as those listed above, CHT accepts people diagnosed with a psychotic disorder including schizophrenia, personality disorder, acute anxiety, bipolar disorder and those with a forensic clients or a dual diagnosis (a mental illness with an addiction)

COMPLEX NEEDS SERVICE (OXFORD)
Address: Manzil Way, Oxford, Oxon, England, OX4 1XE
Catchment Area: Regional
Email:
Contact Person: Hilary Corcoran
Telephone: 01865 455872
Fax: 01865 455874
Referring Need: Personality Disorders; Other
Description:
The service is part of the OBMH Mental Health NHS Trust, offering places to adults with long standing, severe emotional problems or mental health difficulties. We have 12 staff, working a combination of sessions. Our catchment area is Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, and we are also open to referrals from Berkshire.

CONNECT THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY LTD
Address: 19-21 Park Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8AB
Telephone: 0121 449 2204
Email:
Funding: Private.
Clientele: Adults M/F (no older than 45) with severe emotional problems.
Features: Based on Transactional Analysis.
Referral: GPs, Health and Local Authorities, Social Services.

GARTREE THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY
Address: H.M.Prison, Gartree, Gallowfield Road, Market Harborough, Leicester, LE16 7RP
Telephone: 01858 410234
Funding: no requirements
Clientele: Life Sentence Prisoners
Features: Group therapy. Self-regulating community.

GRENDON PRISON
Address: Grendon Underwood, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0TL
Telephone: 01296 770301 extension 355
Funding: No requirements, other that individual is in prison & is willing to enter therapy.
Clientele: Male offenders (at least 21 years of age) who have more than two years left to serve.
Features: Five communities within the prison, each community having approximately 40 members. Therapy is based on principles of democracy, permissiveness, communitarianism and reality confrontation.
Referral: Personal Officers, Sentence Planning, Prisoners.

HAVEN PROJECT
Address: I, Glen Avenue, Lexden, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6JU
Email:
Contact Person: H Garland
Telephone: 01206 281316
Number of Clients: 30+

HM PRISON DOVEGATE
Address: Moreton Lane, Uttoxeter, Staffs, England, ST14 8XR
Email:
Contact Person: David Lynes
Telephone: 01283 829597
Age Limit: Adults
Gender: Male
Setting: Fully Residential
Number of Clients: 30+

HM PRISON SEND
Address: Ripley Road, Send, Woking, Surrey, GU23 7LJ
Catchment Area: National
Email:
Contact Person: Rachel Graham
Telephone: 01483 471263
Referring Need: Personality Disorders; Other
Description:
We are a women's only community, part of an offending behaviour programme. We accept women with more than a year left to serve in their sentence, borderline personalities, traumatised women, excluding major mental illness at present, such as schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder. Women need to be free from self-harm, drug-taking and any adjudications for at least 2 months.

HOLY ROOD HOUSE - CENTRE FOR HEALTH AND PASTORAL CARE
Address: Holy Rood House, 10 Sowerby Road, Sowerby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1HX
Telephone: 01845 522580
Email:
Funding: From Charitable Grants and clients.
Clientele: M/F, age 1-100 with mental health problems. Although Christian environment, are open to those with other or no beliefs.
Features: Psychotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Drama & Art Therapy, Work within Christian beliefs.
Referral: Self, GPs, Hospitals and other agencies.

LEXHAM HOUSE
Address: 28 St Charles Square, Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 6EE
Telephone: 0208 969 8745
Funding: DSS, topped up by Health Authority
Clientele: Mental Health Problems
Features: Regular meetings with psychiatrists, social workers and other professionals.

LYTTON HOUSE
Address: 27 Lytton Grove, London, SW15 2EZ
Telephone: 0208 788 1944
Email:
Funding: DSS, topped up by Heath Authority
Clientele: M/F, aged 18-65 with Emotional Difficulties
Features: Group & individual therapies. Works towards concept of "active citizenship."
Referral: Consultant Psychiatrist, Social Worker.

N.E LONDON FORENSIC PERSONALITY DISORDER SERVICE (Millfields Unit)
Address: John Howard Centre, 12 Kenworthy Road, Homerton, London, E9
Catchment Area: Regional
Email:
Contact Person: Dr Mark Freestone
Telephone: 0208 510 2625
Fax: 0208 510 2604
Referring Need: Personality Disorders; Other
Age Limit: Adults
Gender: Male
Setting: Fully Residential
Type of Funding: NHS
Description:
We accept adult male offenders with a primary diagnosis of Personality Disorder.  Other criteria apply and are available at request.
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Peel Tower, Richmond Fellowship, 48 Alma Place, North Shields, North Tyneside, NE29 0LY  Tel: 0191-2964710

Funding:
Service run by Richmond Fellowship. Spot contracts provide funding for clients.
Clientele:
M/F, age 18+ with Borderline Personality Disorder and associated mental health issues, including those with forensic histories.
Services:
Residential and day services, 24-hour staffing, 24-hour on-call service. Other services such as floating support can be provided using direct payments and personalisation.
Timetable:
Twice-weekly psychotherapy group, regular one-to-one support sessions, daily community meetings, independent living skills group, psycho-educational group, creative group, cooking group. Other groups and services can be arranged as needed.
Referral:
CMHTs, CPNs, psychiatrists, probation teams, psychiatric services, prison resettlement teams etc.
 



PHILADELPHIA ASSOCATION
Address: 4 Marty's Yard, 17 Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QW
Telephone: 0207 794 2652 (afternoons)
Email:
Funding: Housing Benefit & DSS.
Clientele: M/F, age 20-50, Mental Health Distress.
Features: 3 Residential Communities. Registered Charity. Offers Psychotherapy Training. Individual Psychoanalytic Therapy.
Referral: Family, Self, Social Worker, GP, Pscyhaitrists.

RED HOUSE PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICE
Address: 78 Manchester Road, Swinton, Manchester, England, M27 5FG
Catchment Area: Regional
Email:
Contact Person: Steve Paddock
Telephone: 0161 7940875
Fax: 0161 7278661
Referring Need: Personality Disorders; Emotional Difficulties
Age Limit: Adults
Description:
We are a 5-day week Democratic Therapeutic Community serving clients with long-standing emotional difficulties and personality disorder. Members are expected to take responsibility and become involved in the day to day running of the community and also each other's therapy. High level of democratisation, including admission and discharge of members and also in recruitment of staff.

ST ANDREW’S COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY UNIT
Address: 59 Huntington Road, York,
Contact Person: Christopher Davies
Telephone: 01904 724470
Three and a half (non-residential) day therapeutic community for working age adults, including but not exclusively those with a personality disorder .
Referring Need: Personality Disorders

THE RETREAT, ACORN PROGRAMME
Address: The Retreat, 107 Heslington Road, York, YO10 5BN
Telephone: 01904 412551
Email:
Funding: NHS, Private, Health Authority.
Clientele: M/F, age 18-infinity. Eating Disorders, Personality Disorders, Self-Harm.
Features: Inpatient - Group and Individual Therapy. Outpatient - Family Therapy.
Referral: GP. Psychiatrist or Medical Consultants.

THE THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY, ROYAL CORNHILL HOSPITAL
Address: Psychotherapy Department, Upper Garden Villa, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Cornhill Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZH
Telephone: 01224 557397
Funding: NHS
Clientele: M/F, age 18-50+ with various types of Personality Disorder.
Features: 5-Day outpatient programme: Group Psychotherapy 3 times weekly, Pyschodrama & Art Therapy once weekly supported by total community meetings and community social times.

THRESHOLD
Address: McBrien House, 432 Antrim Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT15 5GB
Catchment Area: Regional
Email:
Contact Person: Dr. Ramun Kapur
Telephone: 02890 871313
Fax: 02890 871188
Referring Need: Personality Disorders; Other
Age Limit: Adults
Gender: All
Setting: Fully Residential
Type of Funding: NHS; Social Services
Description:
7 therapeutic communities in Belfast and Northern Trust areas .As well as those listed below, we take clients suffering from Complex Post Trauma Syndrome, Long term neurotic difficulties, and severe neuroses and psychoses.

WINTERBOURNE THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY
Address: Winterbourne House, 53-55 Argyle Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7YL
Catchment Area: Regional
Email:
Contact Person: Claire King
Telephone: 01189 180820
Fax: 01189 561251
Referring Need: Personality Disorders; Other
Age Limit: Adults
Gender: All
Setting: Day
Medical and Special Features: Members are psychotropic medication free by three months.
Type of Funding: NHS
Description
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Day therapeutic community, 5 days a week, serving clients with complex needs. The community has a 24 hour client ran telephone support network.

 
  




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