We are a specialist NHS mental health trust with a focus on training and education as well as providing a full range of mental health services and therapies for children and their families, young people and adults.
Clinical, education and research
We are a global centre of excellence in clinical practice, training and education, and innovation in the fields of mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Our distinctive approach to mental and emotional wellbeing focusses on the importance we attach to developmental, psychological and social experience at all stages of people’s lives
Our vision, mission and values
For 100 years, the Tavistock and Portman clinics have embodied a distinctive way of thinking about and understanding mental distress, mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Our vision is to be a leader in mental health care and education, using talking and relational therapies to make a meaningful difference to people’s lives
Our mission is to work in partnership with people, families and communities to provide high-quality specialist mental healthcare, alleviate emotional distress and pioneer innovative education and research
We strive for excellence
We champion inclusivity
We place compassion at our core
We have respect for each other
Our new strategy signals our values and sets out a plan to support all of us in coming together to deliver its ambition via a consistent way of working on quality improvement over the next three years. At its core is strengthening our relationship with service users, carers, students, all our partners and each other. This is our plan to ensure services, education, training and research are contemporary and fit for future as we consider merger partners.