Treatment tailored to the individual

The Priory Hospital Woodbourne

The Priory Hospital Woodbourne is an independent hospital, specialising in the management and treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions as well as addictions. The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

The Manor Ward is Woodbourne’s private inpatient facility which provides expert mental health and addiction treatment for males and females over the age of 18.

At Woodbourne, we are able to offer expert, bespoke therapy for a wide range of mental health conditions including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Eating disorders
  • Drug and alcohol addiction
  • Personality disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Anger management issues
  • Bereavement


The 9-bedded ward provides a safe, discreet and modern environment in a picturesque suburb of South West Birmingham. The Manor Ward is conveniently located close to Birmingham's main transport links, making the service easily accessible to all.

Facilities within this private building will include:

  • Single occupancy bedrooms
  • En-suite facilities
  • Relaxing living areas
  • A restaurant which caters for individual dietary needs

Treatment at The Manor Ward will be provided by a comprehensive multidisciplinary team. Group therapy will take place throughout the week with additional one-to-one sessions taking place when required. They will include:

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Integrative psychotherapy
  • Addiction group therapy (for Addiction Treatment Programme patients)

The Priory Hospital Woodbourne also provides expert treatment for the following services:

  • Addiction Treatment
  • Eating disorders
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit

For more information on these services, please click on the relevant drop down menus below.

Eating disorders unit

Our eating disorder service provides effective, quality care programmes for the successful treatment of Anorexia, Bulimia, binge eating and other related conditions. The specially developed eating disorders programme focuses on the psychological, social, behavioural and physical sides of the illness.

Quality Network for Eating Disorders

Eating disorder day care services

Our eating disorder day care service provides treatment tailored to the needs of the individual. The programme involves assistance in re-establishing an appropriate relationship with food, education into the nature and consequences of eating disorders and guidance in helping people to identify personally with this information.

We provide an adult inpatient service to treat eating disorders, which can also be accessed through self-funding or private medical insurance.

Child and adolescent services CAMHS

The Priory Hospital Woodbourne offers outpatient treatment for children and adolescents from 5 to 17 years. This includes adolescents suffering from a wide range of mental health, emotional and behavioural problems such as depression, trauma, schizophrenia, anxiety, self-harm, conduct disorders and autistic spectrum disorders. Outpatient services for children include access to psychology and psychotherapy and is appropriate for those suffering from:

  • Anxiety and depression

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

  • Eating disorders

  • ADHD

The team provides parenting advice and liaises with schools and other professionals involved in the young person's care. 

Inpatient care is provided in a 23 bedded unit for young people aged between 12 - 17 years. 

Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) - Aspen

The Aspen Unit is The Priory Hospital Woodbourne's psychiatric intensive care unit which provides a fast turnaround service where the focus is supporting young adult males aged 16-25, to improve their coping skills in the short term.

Woodbourne has a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists. They can treat a wide range of acute mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic-stress-disorder, obsessive compulsive states, schizophrenia and all other major acute psychiatric illnesses.


Addiction Treatment Programme

The Addiction Treatment Programme at The Manor Ward supports patients to:

  • Detox
  • Stabilise their mood
  • Gain a better understanding of their own addiction and recovery
  • Learn to manage cravings and urges
  • Improve their physical health
  • Prepare for discharge and long-term recovery

The programme is available for private patients, both male and female, to access either as inpatients or day patients. All patients are able to attend a free, no obligation assessment prior to being admitted for treatment.

The specialist programme includes:

  • Individual therapy with a specialist addictions counsellor
  • Addiction group therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness and relaxation groups
  • Art therapy
  • Self-esteem group therapy
  • Yoga and group exercise
  • Access to support for mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, anger and bereavement
  • Free aftercare for a year for patients who complete the 28-day programme

12-Step Programme

The Addiction Treatment Programme at The Manor Ward is delivered in accordance with the 12-Step Programme of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).  During treatment, patients have access to local AA and/or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings.

The 12-Step Programme is a set of guiding principles outlining actions for recovery from an addiction.

The benefit of the programme is that there is always a fellowship meeting nearby. In the meetings there are always people who understand what the addict/alcoholic is going through. It is a way of continuing what has been learnt in treatment into everyday life – long-term support is available from the outset following discharge.

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

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Quality and regulation

The Priory Hospital Woodbourne is continually monitored by the independent regulator the Care Quality Commission and benchmarked against the National Service Framework. Where recommendations are indicated, Priory takes immediate action and aims to meet and exceed the highest standards of care.

Accommodation and facilities

The environment we create for patients is as important as the treatment, itself. To this end, each patient has the privacy of his or her own comfortable bedroom, with television, telephone, and en-suite facilities.

Patients are encouraged to have their meals in the main dining room, which offers an excellent choice of dishes. Special dietary requirements can also be catered for.

Visiting times

Visiting times and visitors allowed will be individual for each patient depending on their therapeutic programme and must not conflict with group therapy sessions.  Please discuss this with the nursing team prior to your visit to the hospital. All visitors must sign in and out at reception and report to the nurses station for general psychiatry and addiction treatment programme. All visitors must leave the building no later than 10.00 pm.

Flexible appointments

At Priory we offer flexible access to treatment and ensure that individual circumstances are taken into account ensuring the most appropriate treatment plan is drawn up. Different treatment options include:

  • On a session by session basis
  • As an inpatient
  • Through half and full day therapy programmes

With appointments available in the evenings Monday to Friday and on Saturday mornings at most sites, you can access therapy at the time most convenient to you.

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