Personality Disorder Service

The Personality Disorder service are therapists who provide assessment and treatment for clients age 18 and over diagnosed or suggestive of of personality disorder.

The Personality Disorder Service also offers supervision, consultation and training to individuals and organisations involved in the care and treatment of this client group.
Treatments offered by the service include Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT).

Referral to the Personality Disorder Service

Referrals to the service are only taken from other services within Cornwall Foundation Trust.

Formal referrals can be made by sending a brief email including the person’s details and reason for referral to:
CPN-TR.PDS@NHS.net

If you wish to access the service and are not currently under the care of Cornwall Foundation Trust you can request an initial appointment with the local Community Mental health team by contacting 0845 207 7711 with the option 1 for East locality, option 2 for Mid locality and option 3 for West locality.

West – Kerrier, Penwith & IoS
Mid – Restormel & Carrick
East – North Cornwall & Caradon

To make an email referrals:
cft.eastreferralteam@nhs.net

cft.midreferralteam@nhs.net

cft.westreferralteam@nhs.net

Contact Information

The team has a reception point that is manned 9-5 monday to friday.
(01872) 221434

Fax: 01872 354339

The postal address for contact is:
Personality Disorder service
Truro Health Park, Infirmary Hill, Truro, TR1 2JA

Non urgent contact can also be made via email on:
CPN-TR.PDS@NHS.net

Urgent queries can be addressed to the Personality Disorder Service Clinical Leads via Bodmin switchboard on 01208 251300

Resources

personalitydisorder.org.uk
Emergence
MIND
Royal College of Psychiatrists
NHS Choices