If you’re feeling low, anxious or stressed, you’ve come to the right place for help.  We understand that seeking help can often feel like a difficult process.  At Bradford District and Craven Talking Therapies, we aim to make accessing our service as simple as possible.


Making a self-referral to Bradford District and Craven Talking Therapies is quick and easy.

There are two ways that you can self-refer to Bradford District and Craven Talking Therapies

  1. Fill in our simple and secure online self referral form.
  2. Or, prefer to call us? Please call 01274 221234 (Monday – Friday – 09:00AM – 05:00PM) to speak to Bradford District Talking Therapies Administration team.

Once we have received your self-referral, one of our administrators will contact you to arrange an initial assessment with a clinician.

Please note that if we are unable to reach you upon our attempts to contact you, we will assume that you no longer wish to engage with the service, and you will be discharged.  For further information, please see Bradford District Talking Therapies Cancellation, Non-attendance and Discharge Policy.

For further information about Bradford District and Craven Talking Therapies, please visit our what to expect page and FAQs. To understand how we use your personal information, please see our Privacy Statement. 

Xyla Digital Therapies

We are currently working with a trusted NHS Partner, Xyla Digital Therapies, to help reduce our wait times. When you make a referral into Bradford District and Craven Talking Therapies, you may be contacted by Xyla to engage in treatment with them. Xyla offer a fantastic service and the same treatment as Bradford District and Craven Taking Therapies.  there are a limited number of evening and weekend appointments available with Xyla, designed to fit around busy schedules.

Zero tolerance

Please be aware that our service users do not have the right to verbally or physically abuse, insult or treat Bradford District Care Foundation Trust (BDCFT) staff in an undignified and disrespectful manner.  Those who do, will be dealt with in line with BDCFT Discrimination and Harassment of Staff by Service Users, Carers and Relatives and Dignity and Respect policies.

In need of urgent support?

First Response crisis service is for people of all ages living in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale or Craven who believe they are experiencing a mental health crisis.
0800 952 1181 (24 hours a day, seven days a week)