We write standards for psychological therapies services and review them regularly to keep them up-to-date.

Our standards are based on the available literature and discussion with professionals and service users.

What are the standards for?

Our standards are used to review services that take part in our network. We review all kinds of psychological therapies services across the UK. 

If you work in a Talking Therapies service in England, there are a few extra standards you’ll be reviewed against. If your service isn’t part of the English Talking Therapies scheme, those standards won’t apply to you.

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