Mental Health Treatment

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It affect how we think, feel and act and also helps to determine how we think, feel and act. Looking after your mental health is as important as looking after your physical health.

Mental health conditions we treat

There are a multitude of mental health conditions we treat at Cardinal Clinic. Each with a different set of symptoms, causes and treatments required.

How we approach treating mental health conditions

Cardinal Clinic is proud to take a patient-centric approach to our care. Starting by identifying the root cause of the eating disorder and create a custom treatment plan suited to your individual needs. Depending on a patients needs medication and/or therapy will be used to help treat the mental health condition. Therapy will often be a combination of 1:1 sessions and group session to aid in a persons recovery.

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

Our treatment paths for mental health conditions


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 care page.


Out-patient care is provided by our team of more than 50 clinicians. This includes 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 service.

We place patients at the centre of our care

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

At Cardinal Clinic safety is our top priority. That’s why our team of mental health nurses, psychologists and psychiatrists work together to provide patient-centric care tailored to each patients individual needs. We’re with you every step of the way as you take your journey to recovery.

Mental health FAQs

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It affect how we think, feel and act and also helps to determine how we think, feel and act. Looking after your mental health is as important as looking after your physical health. There are many benefits to good mental health:

  • Improved sleep
  • Enable you to do the things you would like to
  • Help you have more positive relationships with those around you
  • Reduced anxiety
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Reduced risk of depression
  • Sense of purpose
  • Contentment

You may have bad mental health or be mentally ill if you experience mental health symptoms that negatively impact your day-to-day existence. This can include feelings of anxiety, depression, an unhealthy dependence on a substance or activity, a difficult relationship with food and much more. Often those experiencing bad mental health diminish or damage relationships to those closest to them.

If you think you or someone you love may suffer from a mental health condition, please consult a GP for a medical assessment. Although you do not need a GP referral to become a patient at Cardinal, having a previous diagnosis allows us better understand your needs and create a treatment plan right for you.

It is normal to experience patches of bad mental health, as anxiety, sadness or even frustration and anger can be normal reactions to stress that life brings. In fact, short term anxiety due to a stressful period or situation is completely normal and may actually result in improved performance to deal with that stress.

5 signs of poor mental health are:

  1. You experience more bad days with your mental health than good ones.
  2. Your relationships with loved one are becoming more strained and difficult to maintain.
  3. You struggle to maintain work and normal day-to-day functions.
  4. You have had thoughts related to self harm.
  5. You struggle to leave the house or maintain a routine.

Get help for an eating disorder 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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