Orkney Health & Care has a Secondary Care Community Mental Health Team who treats clients with personality disorders. It is a multi-disciplinary team which includes professionals from psychiatry, psychology, community psychiatric nursing, occupational therapy and social work.

A range of different psychotherapies are also available in the team to treat personality disorders such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema-focussed Therapy and Mentalization Based Therapy. Depending on funding, the Community Mental Health team hopes to develop specialist skills in the near future that will provide MBT- lite group therapy to people with Personality Disorders.

Users and Carers

SA Carers Services (Mental Health): provide the care and support to enable the community to fulfill its potential. Visit their website here. 38 Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5YU. Tel: 01224 21202

Scottish Association for Mental Health: provides links to many services and organisations that can offer you support with mental ill health. Visit their website here. North Regional Office, 18a Carden Place, Aberdeen, AB10 1UQ. Tel: 01224 641164

Visit the new Carers 4PD UK PD Carers website here.

To search for counsellors and psychotherapists in and near Orkney, please click here