Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf Self Help Courses

Self Help Courses 

Community based self help courses are now available in this area, they are free and are being delivered by Cwm Taf Health Board in partnership with Communities First


  • The courses help people to better understand and manage their feelings and thereby improve their well being.
  • Courses are ‘walk in’ / self referral and being delivered in venues across Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil.
  • All adults are welcome, no one is expected to speak during the sessions and anyone attending is welcome to bring a friend.


The Courses available are: 

Stress Control

  • This course is based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques
  • The Course aims to help people understand the causes of stress and how to manage its symptoms


  • This course is based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with some meditation
  • Mindfulness is a technique that once learnt can be useful throughout your life

The timetable for courses can be located Here 


For more information please contact 01685 353944