Digital therapy

At iCope we offer a range of online therapy options that can be accessed on your computer or any mobile device with access to the internet.

Research shows that online treatment can be as effective as individual therapy sessions, with the added benefit of:

  • Quick access – with some options you can access treatment immediately; much shorter waiting times for therapy.
  • Flexibility – you choose when and how you want to access therapy. Available at any time of the day or night, ideal for those with busy or irregular schedules.
  • Convenience – no need to travel to appointments. Get support from the comfort of your own home – or anywhere else you prefer.
  • Ease of use – online therapy is designed to be simple, intuitive and interactive, with lots of support for those concerned about their computer skills.

To benefit from online therapy you will need to:

  • Have basic computer and internet skills (and/or smartphone/tablet)
  • Be motivated to improve your wellbeing

Browse the options below to learn more about what is available in iCope.

SilverCloud

SilverCloud is an evidence-based, online programme that can help to teach you techniques based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. The programme looks at both thoughts and behaviours and there are many activities to complete to help you to make practical changes in these areas to improve your mood.

The programme is interactive and flexible. We can make sure that it fits in well with your lifestyle by doing follow up sessions online or over the phone. It can be used on your phone or tablet device so that you always have access to it.

Watch the video below showing which shows you more of the programme.

 

 

Online CBT with IESO

Online CBT with Ieso Digital Health

If the symptoms of depression or anxiety are getting in the way of your everyday life and you’d prefer the convenience of having therapy online, Ieso Digital Health provides a confidential and discreet online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) service with real, qualified therapists. To be eligible for this service you must be registered with a GP in Camden, and be aged 18 or over.

Ieso delivers CBT in real time over the internet by a fully qualified therapist. Online CBT sessions follow the same format as traditional face-to-face therapy but take place in a secure online therapy room, allowing you to attend from anywhere you feel most comfortable. All you need is a device that can connect to the internet.

The service is confidential, discreet and easy to access, ideal for those who would prefer therapy without having to attend face-to-face sessions. Appointments can be scheduled for any time of day, including evenings and weekends, to fit around work and other life commitments.

Online CBT can be used to treat a range of common mental health disorders, including anxiety, depression, panic attacks, OCD, and phobias, and has been proven to deliver outcomes that are as effective as face-to-face therapy.

For more information about what to expect from Ieso, please watch this short video: Ieso Demo Video. To contact Ieso, you can call them on 0800 074 5560.

Online one-to-one CBT provided by Ieso Digital Health

Ieso Digital Health delivers one-to-one Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in real-time over the internet using written (typed) conversations. Patients meet with an accredited psychotherapist in a secure online therapy room, at a scheduled time.

Access to online CBT is very quick; you can typically have your first appointment within two weeks of opting in to the service.

Key benefits include:

  • The therapy is the same as face-to-face CBT, just delivered online
  • Appointments are 60 minutes long and can be attended from anywhere patients can connect to the internet, whether on the move, or from the comfort of their own home
  • All that is required is a PC, tablet or smartphone
  • Appointments can be scheduled for any time of day, including evenings and weekends to fit around work and other life commitments
  • As the therapy is online and in written format, patients can review their session content and transcripts at any time during and after treatment
  • Some people prefer the anonymity of online therapy

How to access this free service

To be eligible for this service you must be registered with a GP in Camden or Islington. You can refer yourself to the service or you can ask your GP or healthcare professional for a referral. Self-referring allows you to access the live online therapy service promptly and easily without the need to visit your GP.

Alternatively, call us on 01954 230066 Monday to Friday between 9am and 5.30pm (UK time).

Sleepio

Sleepio: a scientifically proven online sleep improvement, grounded in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques.Sleepio

What is Sleepio?

Sleepio is a digital sleep improvement programme created by world sleep expert, Professor Colin Espie, and grounded in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

Over 6 weekly online sessions, a range of cognitive and behavioural techniques are introduced, designed to help people get their schedule, bedroom, lifestyle and thoughts into shape.

These techniques are personalised to each individual and proven to help people make the changes necessary to get to sleep faster, stay asleep through the night and feel better during the day.

What can I expect?

The Sleepio programme is a self-help programme which you can complete at a time and place that suits you. Each week there are weekly sessions which take 20-25 minutes to complete. Between sessions you are invited to complete a sleep diary, to help track your progress – this takes less than a minute each day.
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If you access Sleepio with iCope, you will have a support worker who will check in at the start of the programme, and every two weeks, to see how you are finding it.

What is the evidence that Sleepio works?

Sleepio is based an established evidence-based therapy, called Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for insomnia.

The Sleepio programme has been tested in multiple ‘Randomized Controlled Trials’ or ‘RCTs’. The results of these trials show that the techniques taught during the program help people learn to fall asleep faster, spend less time awake during the night, and wake up feeling more refreshed.

Additional benefits associated with Sleepio include having more energy during the day, reduced symptoms of anxiety and depression, and improved productivity.

For more information, please visit www.bighealth.com/outcomes

Introduction to Sleepio from Sleepio on Vimeo.

Therapy sessions over video/skype

Is it difficult for you to get to appointments because you have family to care for? Do you work far away from home? Would you feel more at ease having appointments in the comfort of your own home?  

We are now able to offer treatment sessions via video/ Skype (and in some cases over the phone).

Why choose video/Skype?

  • It enables you to access treatment from your home or workplace
  • You may find it easier to talk about your difficulties when in a setting that you are more familiar with
  • No travel time
  • Convenience

Am I eligible for a video/Skype treatment sessions?

  • First of all you will need to discuss this with your therapist or psychological wellbeing practitioner as it is not suitable for everyone
  • You will need to access a stable Wi-Fi connection (this excludes 3G or 4G) and be in a quiet private space