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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  • Talk for Health: Book & Video Version Now Available!
    Talk for Health: Book & Video Version Now Available!
    July 3, 2020 by
    Talk for Health is a group therapeutic talking method which greatly improves your wellbeing and the quality of your relationships. It has been funded by the NHS in Islington since 2014. Now for the first time, it’s available for all as a book and video version! You […]...
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  • The Coronavirus Crisis – An Opportunity for Kindness and Creativity
    The Coronavirus Crisis – An Opportunity for Kindness and Creativity
    April 24, 2020 by
    During the most challenging of times, it’s important to find new possibilities. Coronavirus has produced a stream of unnerving news, and restrictions, creating worry and uncertainty for us all. While coping in the midst of this crisis is a challenge, society’s response has created new opportunities for […]...
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  • We're keeping calm (occasionally) and carrying on!
    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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