Access Sefton

Access Sefton is our Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service in Sefton, Southport, Formby and the surrounding areas. Our aim is to provide psychological therapies, sometimes called talking therapy, to help people who have common mental health problems such as feeling stressed, feeling low in mood (depressed) or very nervous (anxiety).

The service provides psychological therapies (sometimes called talking therapy) for the following difficulties: 

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Bereavement and Loss
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Stress
  • Low Mood
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post natal Depression
  • Specific Phobia
  • Health and Social Anxiety
  • Panic

For more information, or to make an online referral, please click here

How to access this service

Age range


Referral Routes

Family or carer referral
Other agencies
Social worker



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Telephone number

0300 303 2708

Email address

Opening Times

  • Monday: 08:00 - 20:00
  • Tuesday: 08:00 - 20:00
  • Wednesday: 08:00 - 20:00
  • Thursday: 08:00 - 17:00
  • Friday: 08:00 - 17:00

How to find us

Stella Nova

Stella Nova is the base for Access Sefton, our Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service for the people of Sefton, Southport, Formby and surrounding areas.

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