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Talk for Health is a Social Enterprise set up to provide user-friendly, talk based routes to wellbeing.

Imagine a world where if you felt a bit down you could have a therapeutic conversation with anyone you know and feel better.

That is our vision: a society where therapeutic talk is accessible and everyday – a social skill that everyone develops.

Our core offering is the Talk for Health programme, which teaches the skills of authentic talking, empathic listening and deeper connection with others.  This enables people to have more satisfying relationships in general, and to set up highly effective peer support networks.

We offer the the programme to:

We also train and license people in organisations to lead the Talk for Health programme in-house.

Talk for Health is currently funded by the NHS in Islington London, and by the Local Council in Doncaster.  Places on Talk for Health programmes in these areas are FREE to local residents.  For more information call us, or see our Facebook page here.

We also offer user-friendly therapy and workshops.

Latest News Articles

The Talk for Health programme was developed by Psychotherapist Nicky Forsythe to make therapeutic talk an accessible resource to anyone, whenever they need it. Nicky is a Psychotherapist and mental health researcher. She presents her work on Talk for Health at national conferences, and sits on the advisory board of the Time to Change campaign.

“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 here you.”  Programme Participant

“I would see most of therapy as evolving into a social skill that everyone develops.., We need to learn to listen to each other again,.. and encourage empathy, genuineness and non-judgemental regard in everyday life”
Yvonne Bates, Psychotherapist and Author


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