The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Manual

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TheĀ Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Manual and its resources have been produced to help the IAPT programme improve the delivery of, and access to, evidence-based psychological therapies within the NHS.


Updated August 2021.

This manual is for all commissioners, providers and clinicians of services that deliver psychological therapies. It serves as an essential manual for IAPT services, describing the IAPT model in detail and how to deliver it, with a focus on the importance of providing National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)-recommended care.