Bristol Wellbeing Therapies (formally LIFT Psyhcology)

About Bristol Wellbeing Therapies (formally LIFT Psyhcology)

Bristol Wellbeing Therapies (BWT) is the gateway into Bristol’s NHS funded primary care service. BWT conduct all the assessments into this free and confidential service.

Therapies are provided by a range of different providers for adults of all ages.

Pathways Covered

Mental and physical health


We aim to work with you to overcome anxieties, and difficulties you may be experiencing using the least intensive option and increasing the level of support we provide if and when you need it. We also let you decide where you want to access treatment.

What we do

We provide assessment for, and access to a number of interventions including the below.

  • Initial Assessment of need.
  • Foundation courses for:

1) low mood
2) stress management.

  • Referral into 1 of 16 approved mental health providers who offer 1:1 and group work CBT treatment.
  • Our trained psychologists provide 1:1 or group work CBT treatment.
  • We provide access to treatment for the following issues:

1) depression
2) anxiety
3) stress
4) anger management
5) loss/bereavement
6) relationship difficulties
7) eating issues
8) obsessions
9) long term physical problems

Although we can offer access to counselling sessions we work to help you move forward and not look back. Through CBT we help you to change the way you think and therefore the way you react to situations in life.

Where we do it

BWT have a few bases where we can complete assessment, however we also have access to a number of venues to deliver group courses and 1:1 sessions. Please see below for details of where you can access our services.

  • Lawrence Weston Clinic
  • 246 Station Road Yate
  • Additional outreach venues across Bristol and S. Glos as required

Our 16 approved providers work from a number of locations across Bristol and S. Glos.

How to access

To access Bristol Wellbeing Therapies:

Tel: 0117 982 3209

Fax: 0117 982 3234

Or contact your GP

To access South Gloucestershire Talking Therapies:

Tel: 0117 378 4270

Fax: 01454 321867

Or contact your GP

If your GP is based in South Gloucestershire, you can refer yourself to us by following the instructions below:

Download a copy of the SouthGlos LIFT Registration Form and fill it in

Send it as an attachment to


Print it and return it to:

LIFT Psychology South Gloucestershire
246 Station Road
BS37 4AF

Probation Referrals
If you are working with Probation or you are an IMPACT, IRiS or Probation offender manager you can access both LIFT Psychology Bristol and LIFT Psychology South Glos by:

S. Glos-completing the pre assessment form  - SouthGlos LIFT Registration Form and emailing it to

Please make sure the form makes clear that the individual being referred is working with Probation.

Bristol-complete the referral form and email to


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