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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Jersey Talking Therapies (JTT)

About Jersey Talking Therapies

Jersey Talking Therapies (JTT) is part of the Government of Jersey Health and Community Services Department. We offer free and confidential psychological therapy for resident adults aged 18 and above living in Jersey.

This service is for people who experience:

  • low mood 
  • depression
  • anxiety, worry, stress and feelings of panic
  • obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • specific fears, also known as phobias
  • intrusive and unwanted thoughts
  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD)
  • traumatic events
  • patterns of disordered eating
  • social anxiety
  • mild-moderate alcohol use difficulties

We also work with our third sector partners to give a wide range of support. Our partners include:

  • Mind Jersey
  • Jersey Recovery College
  • Liberate
  • Listening Lounge 

How we can help

Our team includes: 

  • Psychological Therapists
  • Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners
  • Counsellors

We aim to empower people to make informed choices and changes to improve well-being and live more fulfilled lives. Our sessions are structured and take place over 6 to 20 weeks depending on your needs.

How to access our service

Fill out the JTT self-referral form

You can also contact us between Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm by: 

Crisis support

If you or someone you know needs urgent help related to their mental health you can contact: 

​Number and email
​Mental Health Crisis Team
​01534 445290
​Jersey General Hospital Emergency Department
​Your GP or the out-of-hours GP service
​Out-of-hours GP service: 01534 445445
​Ask for an urgent appointment or contact the out-of-hours GP service
​Jersey Samaritans
​01534 116 123
0330 094 5717, local charges apply
​30 Hue Street, St Helier, JE2 3RE
​Emergency services
​Jersey General Hospital Emergency Department

Therapies we provide

We offer several ways for you to access therapy, including: 

  • in-person therapy
  • over the phone
  • video chat on your preferred device

In-person sessions take place Monday to Friday between 8am and 8pm at 40 Don Street in St Helier.

We use a range of different therapy approaches by following the National Institute for Clinical Evidence (NICE) structure of evidence-based therapies, which consists of: 

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement and Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT)
  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
  • Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
  • Counselling

Our courses

We offer in-person courses to help you understand your problems and learn practical skills to cope with them. We normally have 2 facilitators running each group and between 8 and 12 participants. 

Sessions last between 1 and 2 hours and are held weekly at a venue in St Helier.

​Number of sessions
​Compassionate Mind Training
​Social Confidence 

After the referral

Once your referral has been submitted, a therapist will contact you by phone. We'll inform you by letter of the date and time of the call.

We’ll ask about the difficulties you’ve been having and determine if we’re the right service for you. The phone call will take about 45 minutes.

If we’re the right service for you, we’ll talk you through the different options and agree to a plan. We’ll explain: 

  • how long it will last
  • what you’ll need to do
  • how long you can expect to wait before commencing therapy

We try our best to keep this to a minimum but due to the high demand for our service this can take up to several weeks. 

Once your consultation has taken place, the therapist may decide that our treatments aren’t right for you and will give guidance on other options.


There is no parking available at our Don Street office other than parish parking bays. The nearest public carpark is Minden Place.


If you have any suggestions or comments about our service, we welcome your feedback.

Submit your feedback

Online resources

You can find more organisations and their contact details in the Jersey Online Directory.

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