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A large proportion of Linden Method program participants are referred to us by their GP, psychologist or other health, or mental health, professionals.
Supported self help is recommended by NICE and our programs have become recognised as a unique and curative solution with enormous improvements in successful elimination of high anxiety conditions.
There exist no other treatment options which offer this level of qualified, accessible, unlimited support with clearly formatted program materials in printed, audio and video formats. We offer both adult and junior formatted program options and also residential Workshop and Retreat programs.
Practitioners recognise that our structured, supportive, curative programs which are administered by qualified psychologists and psychotherapists, produce dramatic results and provide a unique, accessible and curatively successful alternative to other options.
There are many advantages to referring patients to The Linden Method programs, for both the practitioner and the suffer.
Because The Linden Method programs work by eliminating inappropriate levels of the emotion of fear using proven techniques, structures and seamless support, it eliminates the necessity for psychopharmacological and psychotherapeutic intervention.
"I had suffered with anxiety, on and off, for most of my life but things became quickly worse after the birth of my second child when I was diagnosed with post natal depression. After medication and CBT failed to help me or to stop my panic attacks, I found The Linden Method programme. I was skeptical at first but after spending an hour looking through the programme materials, I knew I had made the right decision. Three months later, I was back at work. I hardly used the support but, when I did need it, it was there, it was clear, simple to understand and the staff are lovely. The Linden Method changed my life and I would recommend it to anyone because it makes so much sense." Claire Griffiths. Yorkshire
How does it work?
Manipulating the brain's neuroplasticity using our programs, our clients quickly undermine the psycho-physiological responses responsible for the formation and perpetuation of heightened fear responses. By following this simple structure, which forces the body's natural anxiety reduction mechanism to kick in, the subconscious adopts appropriate anxiety levels and perpetuates them by creating non-anxious brain structures. These structures produce clusters of non-anxious neural pathways with the ability to recognise and respond appropriately to future incoming anxiety provoking data... in other words, to produce immunity to developing an anxiety disorder that was never previously present.
This is what some of our referring practitioners have called a 'no brainer'.
Referral has both practical and financial benefits to the practitioner/surgery. When available resources, accessibility and cost are so important now, referring surgeries and practitioners see that allowing TLM to take over the responsibility of providing professional guidance and curative treatments to anxious clients is sensible and cost effective.
Advantages of referal include:
- Qualified guidance when needed
- No more expensive prescriptions
- No more responsibility to provide resource hungry treatment through conventional referrals
- Seamless, unlimited, consistent support for your patient
- Structured programs of recovery
"If someone had told me that 20 years of anxiety, panic and OCD could be wiped out in under a months, I'd have laughed at them. It's so hard to believe when you are in the midst of the turmoil that anxiety creates inside of you and outside in your life, that you can change all of that so quickly. I have recommended the program to everyone I know who suffers with any level of anxiety. The program is genius." Carol Law. NSW
One year Linden Method treatment - £87/£117 dependent on chosen format option
- Antidepressants - £60-100 month - repeat prescription
- Psychotherapy - £40-75 week - ongoing treatment time (Normally 6-24 months - Total £700 plus)
- Sedatives - £60-100 month - repeat prescription
The cost of our program aside, what practitioners report back to us is that their client experiences a new-found sense of empowerment and positivity that has evaded them for so long and that the curative results and boost in confidence experienced is overwhelming in most cases.
We also provide residential Workshop and Retreat programs which can be referred to by surgeries and practitioners.
Many of the old 'PCT's and surgeries have funded program participation and workshop places for clients, but this was always at the PCT's discretion and sometimes frustrating for clients when they were refused participation due to factors related to budgets and internal resource availability.
In recent months, we have experienced an escalation in GP referrals due to the changes in the way GPs have been given greater control and flexibility over the choice of more appropriate treatments for their patients under the current government's commissioning structure.
If you are interested in referring a patient and have questions or concerns which need answering, please contact one of our psychotherapeutic team on +44(0)1562 742004
If you are a patient, our advice is to visit your GP practice and ask them to prescribe TLM to you and see what they say... some practices jump at the chance, others wish to know more... if they do, ask them to call us on the number above.