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Mental health charity providing advice, support and A-Z on mental health

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Who we are

Fully-qualified professionals based in North Yorkshire with many years experience working in the NHS, we are registered with and regulated by the appropriate professional body.

All interventions underpinned using evidence-based practice as cited in National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) for depression 2009 including recommendations for people with a depression and a chronic physical health problem and Generalised Anxiety Disorder (NICE 2011).

Professional Indemnity insurance held by practitioners.

Our aim

To provide a high-quality private clinical psychological therapy service for mild to moderate mental health problems including anxiety, panic, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), phobia, depression and trauma using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Treatment is tailored to individual needs and offers an alternative to long waiting lists. Sessions offered in GP surgeries or by telephone.

Our founder

Rita Baker MSc, Dip COT SROT

Over 25 years experience working as an Occupational Therapist, Professional Lead and Service Manager. Established the Primary Care Mental Health Service and Improving Access to Psychological Therapy Service in North Yorkshire and York.

Passionate about empowering individuals to find solutions to psychological issues in a sustainable and independent way. Committed to reducing stigma about mental health.

Motivation for establishing Mind Fodder linked to providing high-quality choice and alternative to long waiting lists.




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