Treatments – GanWest

GAN (Group Analytic Network West) are based in Cotham, and also work in Knowle, Fishponds and at some East Bristol medical practices. They offer individual and group psychotherapy, as well as psycho-social support and psycho-educational support groups.

They primarily work at step 3 (both 1:1 and groups) but also offer some step 2 support; psycho-educational group support for people with Personal and Relationship Difficulties (including specialised groups for young people, women only and men only), and groups specifically to work towards Step 3, including Introduction to Mentalizing Behavioural Technique, Introduction to DBT, and groups for mothers who may be working towards S3 post-natal depression support.

Contact info:

Tel:   0117 944 1005 please leave a message if it goes to answer phone


Interventions offered:

  • Step 2 Groups – Pregnant women struggling with anxiety and/or depression; Personal and relationships difficulties skills groups: including Young Persons’ groups; Women only groups; Men only groups; mixed groups; mentalizing based-skills groups
  • Step 3 – High intensity 1:1 – CAT; Interpersonal Psychotherapy; Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy; Task-centred Time-limited Therapy
  • Step 3 – Interpersonal difficulties groups: including men only groups; women only groups; mixed groups; specific issue groups; Analytic Groups using mentalizing-based skills