Therapy Programmes

(following your personal consultation)

Therapy Programmes (3 or 6 session programmes)

Manasa Ayurveda Therapy programmes include (3 or 6) 2 hour one-to-one sessions, usually on a weekly basis. Following your consultation, your therapy programme will be personally tailored and designed with you. It will include Buddhist Āyurvedic counselling (anusāsanī), and will be co-designed with you based on your experiences to include guided meditations, dietary and exercise suggestions, self-care support and direct personal physical therapies (yukthivyapāsraya) such as Shirodhara and many others specifically tailored for you.

6 Session Therapy Programme (6 x 2 hours)

Self-Care Support

(following your personal consultation)

Our supported self-care programmes usually have a focus on:

  • Detox (ama pachana)

  • Diet (ahara)

  • Exercise (vyayama)

  • Sleep (Nidra)

Our self-care support programme includes:

  • Four telephone support sessions with a Manasa Ayurveda Therapist over a three-month period.

  • Online Self-Care Resource Pack containing useful online resources (e.g. personal detox diary).

  • Availability of specialist personally tailored therapy products (found in our online shop).

Self-Care Support Programme (4 x 20 min telephone support sessions)

Additional Sources of Support

GP Practices

If you are not already registered with a GP practice, or would like to change your GP, you have the legal right to choose a GP practice that best suits your needs. You can compare GP practices according to facilities, services, access and performance before you decide. Ask friends, relatives and others you trust for their thoughts and recommendations. Information on how to register with a GP practice is available on the NHS website: www.nhs.uk

Smoking cessation

If you or anyone you know would like to stop smoking there are free smoking cessation services within the NHS.

Mental health crisis

A mental health crisis can mean different things to different people. In a mental health crisis, you might feel so distressed that you want to harm yourself or someone else. You might hear unpleasant voices, or feel that people are watching you or trying to hurt you. At such times it can help to tell someone you trust, maybe a family member or a friend. They can be with you and help you decide what to do. They can also contact services on your behalf.

For urgent help:

Call 111 to speak to the free NHS helpline for anyone with an urgent healthcare need. Tell them if you need a translator. They can:

  • give you self-care advice

  • connect you to a nurse or GP

  • book you a face-to-face appointment

  • send an ambulance, if necessary

  • direct you to the local service that can help you best

  • If you are with someone who has attempted suicide, call 999 and stay with them until the ambulance arrives.

For less urgent help:

  • Speak to your GP. They can put you in touch with local services.

  • Contact the Samaritans - Call for free: 116 123 (24 hours a day) email: jo@samaritans.org

London and national contacts (numbers beginning 0800 and 0808 are free to call from landlines and mobiles. 0300 numbers are local rate)