Talk for Health provides user-friendly, talk based routes to wellbeing.

Talk for Health was set up by psychotherapist Nicky Forsythe to demystify therapeutic talk, making it more accessible, human and everyday.

Our core programme teaches the skills of authentic talking, empathic listening and managing a group. Participants learn how to set up effective ongoing peer support groups for better connection and mental wellbeing.

We provide the programme to:

Talk for Health is currently offered FREE in the London borough of Islington – funded by the NHS – and at the People Focused Group in Doncaster, funded by Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council.

“Talk for Health teaches you the skills that society forgets to: how to connect to your feelings and needs, how to express this authentically and appropriately, and how to adapt your communication so others can hear you.”  Programme Participant

Founder and Psychotherapist Nicky Forsythe believes passionately that skills from the world of therapy can be used by anyone to lead a more satisfying and meaningful life.


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    We’re keeping calm (occasionally) and carrying on!
    March 31, 2020 by
    Talk for Health will carry on with everything we do – in remote-yet-close ways.  You and others can join all current and future Talk for Health Cafés, Chair & Share groups, Tasters and Talk for Health programmes using a computer, laptop, smartphone, ordinary mobile phone or landline. Technophobes, don’t be […]...
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    February 14, 2020 by
    So, here we are again, Valentine’s Day. A day typically filled with flowers, chocolates and love, but for many of us the celebration can heighten feelings of isolation and exclusion, making it a difficult time to navigate. Loneliness can be a difficult subject to discuss, but the […]...
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  • Marking 2019 World Mental Health Day with a performance of Life Stories: Surviving Suicide
    Marking 2019 World Mental Health Day with a performance of Life Stories: Surviving Suicide
    November 7, 2019 by
    World Mental Health Day is celebrated every year on October 10th, aiming to promote mental health awareness, education and advocacy against social stigma. To mark this year’s theme of Suicide Prevention, Talk for Health collaborated with acclaimed theatre director Jeremy Weller to tell the real-life stories of […]...
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