Anxiety and Depression Treatment

Cardinal Clinic has been treating anxiety and depression mental health conditions for over 45 years. Our extensive roster of medical experts combined with tailored care plans have a high rate of successful patient outcomes.

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Anxiety and depression conditions treated at Cardinal Clinic

We cover a wide spectrum of anxiety and depression conditions. See below for more information on each anxiety and depression condition we treat.

A calm environment dedicated to your care

Rated ‘Outstanding’ for care and overall ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission.

Our approach to treating anxiety and depression

Anxiety and depression conditions often require both medication and therapy for successful treatment. At Cardinal Clinic, we create a personalised care plans based on the condition and individual patient needs to assess the right approach to treatment.

Treatment is delivered within the beautiful setting of our private Windsor clinic, whose grounds and facilities provide a tranquil environment for our patients.  See the beauty of the grounds for yourself by watching the video below.

Anxiety and depression treatment paths at Cardinal Clinic


In-patients participate in the therapeutic programme that runs throughout the day and benefit form our 24/7 nursing care. They can benefit from making good progress very quickly as well as receiving lots of input from members of the multi-disciplinary team. If you feel that our in-patient service would be of benefit, please take a look at our page about getting a referral from your GP. Alternatively, you may wish to consider referring yourself.

For further information about our in-patient service please see our in-patient page.


Out-patient care is provided by our team of more than 50 clinicians including  psychiatrists, psychologists and psychotherapists. This means we can ensure that your care is managed by someone with the skills and experience necessary for the specific condition you are experiencing.

Learn more about our out-patient care.

We place patients at the centre of our care

Dr Jane Perera – Medical Director and Responsible Officer for the Cardinal Clinic.

At Cardinal Clinic, patient safety is our top priority. Our team of mental health nurses, psychologists and psychiatrists work together to provide a safe environment for our patients while also ensuring they receive personalised, tailored care that is right for them.

Anxiety and depression FAQs

For one in ten people in the UK, anxiety affects them to such a degree that they can feel that it is taking over their normal life. Excessive amounts of anxiety are often associated with other conditions such as depression and can display as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic attacks, phobias or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Whereby depression is an illness that can affect the way you eat and sleep, the way you feel about yourself and the way you think about everything. Depression is more than a passing mood. It is not a sign of weakness, and it cannot be willed or wished away.

Depression affects one in four people at some stage in their lives. At any one time 5% of the population will be suffering from severe depression. Whether you suffer from mild or severe depression, there are always treatments available.

There are several factors that may contribute to causing anxiety and/or depression, however there is no single cause. Research shows that having a close family member who has experienced anxiety or depression increases the likelihood that other members of the family will suffer. It also may be triggered by a life event such as, losing your job.

Anxiety and depression are treated through a combination of medication and therapy treatments. Medication could include anti-depressants and is most successful when combined with psychological therapy.

Anxiety and depression, like any mental health condition, do not necessarily have a cure. At Cardinal Clinic our goal with any patient experiencing an eating disorder is to help them manage it in a way that results in a stable and good quality of life.

Symptoms of anxiety include:

  • Dry mouth
  • Rapid heartbeat Tightness of your chest
  • Pains in your chest
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Excessive sweating
  • Blushing
  • Frequent urination
  • Lack of concentration
  • Irritability or anger
  • Insomnia
  • Fear of madness
  • Feeling of not being in control of your actions

Symptoms of depression include:

  • Prolonged sadness or unexplained crying spells
  • Significant changes in appetite and sleep pattern
  • Irritability, anger, worry, agitation, anxiety
  • Pessimism, indifference
  • Loss of energy, persistent lethargy
  • Feelings of guilt, worthlessness
  • Inability to concentrate, indecisiveness
  • Inability to take pleasure in former interests, social withdrawal
  • Unexplained aches and pains
  • Recurring thoughts of death or suicide

There are many forms of anxiety and depression conditions these include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
This page was clinically reviewed by Dr Jane Perera, Medical Director / Consultant Psychiatrist on 14/09/2022

Get help for anxiety and depression today

Call Cardinal Clinic on 01753 869755 for more information, or submit an enquiry form.

GP’s looking to refer a patient may make a referral here.

A calm environment dedicated to your care

Rated ‘Outstanding’ for care and overall ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission, Cardinal Clinic works tirelessly to offer an elevated patient experience from exquisite and fresh chef-prepared meals, to comfortable and relaxing accommodations. Situated in a private estate in the heart of Windsor’s green belt, residential in-patient care, day care and out-patient services are offered.

Private landscaped grounds for patients to relax in at Cardinal Clinic

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