What is this research all about?

This study is offering people with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder (*or any bipolar spectrum Disorder) free online therapy (up to 30th November 2021).

Method of levels (MOL) is a flexible talking therapy. During therapy period, you are free to book sessions as and when you think you need them. You also get to choose what to talk about. Therapy sessions will take place online using a video calls (via Zoom).

You will be asked to complete a series of questionnaires regularly throughout the study and to take part in an interview to talk about your experiences of the therapy.

You will receive payment for taking part in the interview and for completing the follow up questionnaires at the end of the therapy.

We want to know whether it is possible to offer this kind of therapy to people with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder* and whether it might be a helpful experience for them. The study will help inform future research in to flexible, client-led approaches to therapy.

Who are we looking for? We are looking for the following people to take part:

  • -  People aged 18+ with a diagnosis of any bipolar spectrum disorder who are living in England

  • -  People who have the ability to speak and understand English fluently

  • -  People who are not currently receiving a talking therapy

  • -  People who have access to the internet and a video calling device (phone, tablet or computer)

    If you think you are eligible for this study and are interested in taking part or would like more information, please contact the research team using the details below:

    Email:

    [email protected] [email protected]

    Telephone: 07849 408 635 07761 603 096
    *If you are interested in taking part in this study but do not meet the English-speaking criterion, please

    contact the research team so that this can be acknowledged for future research studies

    IRAS ID: 288776