The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Emotional Support


The emotions you are feeling may be very tangled and confused. You may find these difficult to talk about and very hard to share with your family or friends. You may find it helpful to talk to someone who has been trained to listen and help you explore your feelings. Talking one to one with a trained counsellor in a focused way can help you work through your feelings and find ways of coping.

Counsellors will not give advice or answers, but will listen and help you find your own answers.

One to One Support

This service is an alternative to counselling. One to one support can help you to adjust, adapt and move forward at any stage in your journey following a diagnosis.

One to one support can help with a number of issues including:

  • Self confidence
  • fears and uncertainty
  • regaining control
  • stress and anxiety

The therapist will work with you and devise an individual programme to help address your concerns using a variety of therapies and self-management.

Natural Healing, Meditation & Relaxation

Natural Healing, Meditation & Relaxation is a non-invasive, natural energy holistic therapy which treats the whole person.

Benefits may include:

  • Inner peace and strength
  • Improvement in quality of life
  • Warm reassurance
  • Deep relaxation
  • Relief from pain
  • Ability to cope with stress & anxiety
  • Improved sleep patterns


Hypnotherapy involves reaching a deep and natural state of relaxation, which helps to relax and calm the body and mind. The therapist will helkp you to enter a very relaxed state and will take you through a relxation routine. Hypnotherapy sessions can help you find the inner resouces you need to deal with your emotions in a positive way. At all times during the session, you will have complete awareness and control.

In an emergency please contact your GP or The Samaritans on 08457 909090.