Middlesbrough psychosis team

Adult services - Teesside


Middlesbrough Psychosis Team

Parkside Mental Health Resource Centre

Park Road North



Tel. 01642 579200

Fax. 01642 579201


About the service

The service offers a comprehensive assessment and treatment service for adults in the Middlesbrough area with mental health problems, namely psychosis.

The treatments and therapies offered include:

  • Medication
  • Family therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT)
  • Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Hearing voices group
  • Positive futures group
  • Nurse prescribing
  • Nursing assessments
  • Occupational therapy assessments.


The team

The Middlesbrough psychosis team includes:

  • Approved mental health professionals (AMPHs)
  • Secretaries
  • Medical staff
  • Reception staff
  • Community psychiatric nurse
  • Clinical psychology staff
  • Social workers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Community staff nurses
  • Support time and recovery staff
  • Advanced practitioner (nursing)
  • Associate practitioner
  • Senior practitioner - social work
  • Manager
  • Support staff.


How to access the service

All new referrals are initially assessed by the access team who then refer on to the Middlesbrough psychosis team. Other people are transferred from the team via the care programme approach (CPA) process.

A care co-ordinator is appointed immediately who will oversee all the assessments.

Families and carers are also offered support.