Mood Anxiety and Personality Care Pathway - B&D Psychology service

The Barking & Dagenham Mood Anxiety and Personality Care Pathway provides an outpatient psychological therapy service for adults 18 and over living in Barking and Dagenham. We offer treatments for adults with moderate to severe mental health problems including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, problems relating to complex trauma and personality difficulties.

For significant changes in mental health, you can contact Barking & Dagenham Access Assessment & Brief Intervention Team on 0300 300 1570, Option 3.

If you require immediate support, please contact:

Mental Health Crisis Lines

If you are experiencing something that makes you feel unsafe, distressed, or worried about your mental health, you can now contact your local crisis service calling:

111 Option 2  for Mental Health, or Mental Health Direct on 0800 995 1000

If you currently receive a service from a team at NELFT, such as a local community mental health team or a psychiatrist, then you can make contact with them directly during office hours, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. It may be helpful to refer to your care plan, which should have details of who to contact in an emergency.


Helpline: 116 123 (24 hours a day/7 days a week)

Other resources are your GP surgery and A&E.

Patient information

Contact our service in Barking and Dagenham


The Becontree Centre 
508 Becontree Avenue

Tel: 0300 555 1014
Opening times: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Service lead: Stephen Markus, clinical lead for MAP Care Pathway, Barking & Dagenham

Referral information

Referrals are made through the following teams:

The Mood Anxiety and personality care pathway accepts referrals in line with eligibility for secondary care for mental health services.

The referrals from IAPT are managed through the Psychology panel. The service will work with service users:

  • clustered 4-8
  • With a primary diagnosis of depression, anxiety disorder, personality disorder or bipolar disorder
  • Who may, in addition to the above, also have a diagnosis of mild learning disability or mild cognitive impairment.