Treatments tailored to your needs

The Priory Hospital Southampton

Priory Hospital Southampton is one of the UK's leading centres for the treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, stress and eating disorders. The hospital also provides a highly specialised inpatient service for children and adolescents. 

Set within beautiful landscaped gardens, Priory Hospital Southampton’s tranquil environment offers therapeutic and recovery-focused residential treatment, as well as flexible day care and outpatient services. Our expert team consists of world renowned specialists in the field of mental health, eating disorders and child and adolescent mental health, and we ensure that our high quality treatment programmes are tailored according to the individual needs of each and every one of our patients, ensuring the best possible outcomes.

Mental health services are provided for those who wish to self-pay, access treatment via private medical insurance, or who are referred to us through the NHS.

Priory Hospital Southampton consists of three specialist wards:

Sandpiper - General Psychiatry

Our dedicated general psychiatry offering enables us to provide world class depression, anxiety, stress, schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment, amongst others. This service is available to male and female patients over the age of 18, and is led by an expert multidisciplinary team.

We are able to provide:

  • Personalised treatment programmes, enabling excellent outcomes

  • Specialised therapy programmes

  • Flexible funding options and corporate arrangements - we are an accredited and approved provider for all of the UK’s leading private medical insurers

Kingfisher - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Our child and adolescent mental health offering is available to young people aged between 12 and 18 years. This ward provides a friendly and comfortable environment that exudes a sense of community for all of our patients.

At Southampton, we understand that it can be particularly daunting for a young person to seek help for their mental health difficulties, which is why we offer a free pre-admission assessment, helping our patients to feel as relaxed as possible. This is coordinated in conjunction with the young person, their family/carers, external referring bodies and healthcare professionals, in order to facilitate a seamless transition into world class care.

Our CAMHS unit, led by an expert team, is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Quality Network for Inpatient CAMHS (QNIC). 

Skylark - Adult eating disorder treatment

Our eating disorders unit provides a safe, contained and purpose-designed space for those over the age of 18, who are suffering from a variety of eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder (BED) and eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS).

Our specialist and compassionate team are able to employ a wide variety of treatment methods as a means of tackling the physical, psychological, behavioural and social aspects of eating disorders, promoting long-lasting recovery.

Southampton’s expert dietitian takes an active role in our eating disorder treatment offering, preparing bespoke meals for each of our patients that adhere to their specific dietary requirements, enabling them to feel as comfortable as possible.

An expert team

All of our services are led by a specialist multidisciplinary team consisting of:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Family therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Activities coordinators
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Health care assistants
  • Social workers
  • Dietitian

Addiction Treatment Programme at The Manor Clinic, Southampton

Priory Hospital Southampton’s close clinical links with other nearby Priory centres means that we are able to facilitate a seamless transition to world class addictions treatment at The Manor Clinic. The Manor Clinic’s Addiction Treatment Programme delivers high quality treatment for a wide range of addictions such as alcohol addiction, drug addiction, and gambling addiction. The programme is guided by the well-known 12-Step treatment model which focuses upon abstinence and spirituality.

The addiction rehabilitation treatment service at The Manor Clinic includes:

For further information on addiction treatment at The Manor Clinic please download our brochure.

Priory Wellbeing Centre Southampton

We are also proud to offer personalised and flexible outpatient treatment at our nearby Priory Wellbeing Centre, Southampton. Our wellbeing centre offers world class treatment for a range of mental health conditions on a convenient outpatient basis, allowing even the busiest of people to access the mental health treatment that they need.

Our series of tailored outpatient therapy packages available at our wellbeing centres, allow us to provide a set amount of 1:1 therapy sessions offering certainty of price for initial treatment, discounted rates and bespoke treatment plans. The outpatient therapy packages offered at Priory Wellbeing Centre Southampton are guided by best practice and robust national guidelines.

An environment conducive to recovery

At Priory Hospital Southampton, we are committed to ensuring that the treatment environment is conducive to relaxation and long-term recovery. Our beautiful building and grounds consist of:

  • A restaurant with catering to suit your dietary needs

  • An air-conditioned gym and gym instructor

  • A comfortable lounge with wide-screen TV

  • Single occupancy, en-suite bedrooms

  • Warm and welcoming therapy rooms with spectacular woodland views

  • Beautifully landscaped gardens in which to relax and unwind

  • Family and multi-faith rooms

  • Housekeeping and grounds maintenance

  • Within very easy access of Southampton airport, major motorway links and the main train station

For more information, or to find out how Priory Hospital Southampton can help you to start your journey towards mental health recovery and wellbeing, call our dedicated team today on 0808 301 3441 or contact us via email

Our Services

Our Specialists

The Priory boasts a diverse team of practitioners. Committed to providing the best treatment to each and every one of our patients, they pride themselves on placing patients at the heart of the treatment journey. This approach ensures that you are allocated to the best expert for your needs and benefit from a truly bespoke treatment programme.

For detailed biographies on individual experts, including their backgrounds, specialisms and qualifications: Please click here to view our specialists

Fees and Funding

Referrals & Admissions

Referral and admissions

The majority of referrals made to a Priory hospital are through a patient's GP.  A referral can be made by telephone, in writing, via email or via fax to the hospital's admission department, who will then pass these details on to the relevant consultant.

To make an outpatient appointment with a specific consultant, please telephone reception on 023 8084 0044, who will transfer you to the relevant secretary.

For further details of our specialist treatment programmes or for a list of staff/visiting consultants, together with their areas of special interests, please telephone admissions on 023 8084 0044.

More Info

Our multi-disciplinary teams include:

  • Consultant Psychiatrists
  • Systemic family therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Teaching staff
  • Experienced nursing team
  • Social worker
  • Psychologists and educational psychology
  • Creative therapists including creative expression, art and dance therapists
  • A Dietician
  • A personal trainer

Environment and facilities

Our wide range of specialist services emphasises the depth of support and experience this hospital can offer. We also provide:

  • A restaurant with catering to suit dietary needs
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens to relax and unwind
  • An air-conditioned gym, and gym instructor
  • A comfortable lounge with wide-screen TV
  • Single occupancy, en-suite bedrooms
  • Warm and comfortable therapy rooms with spectacular woodland views
  • Family and multi-faith rooms
  • Housekeeping and grounds maintenance

Group therapy

There is a considerable evidence base that demonstrates theclinical effectiveness of treating a range of mental health disorders in a group environment and The Priory Hospital Southampton prides itself on its extensive range of specialist group therapies. They include:

  • Self-awareness
  • Creative expression
  • Understanding assertiveness
  • Relapse prevention
  • Improving self-esteem
  • Supportive psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Preparing for discharge

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