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Talk for Health: Book & Video Version Now Available!

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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Therapy without Therapists: What? Why? How?

We call Talk for Health Therapy without Therapists. It’s FREE in Camden and Islington and will soon be available in a book + video format at just £30. But what is it, why do it and how do you get started? Our Founder, Psychotherapist Nicky Forsythe, explains […]

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The Coronavirus Crisis – An Opportunity for Kindness and Creativity

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!

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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How do you really feel about Valentine’s Day?

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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February Special: ‘Freud said…’

There are more than 400 different kinds of therapy but all of them descend from a common ancestor: Freud. Although much of his thinking has been rejected, much is an everyday part of therapists’ work. Join us at the Talk for Health February Special where we will […]

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The Power Threat Meaning Framework

The British Psychological Society has finally produced an alternative to our problematic psychiatric diagnosis system.  In summary, they conclude that all types of adverse event and circumstance raise the risk for all types of mental health problems.  This is mediated for better or for worse, by all […]

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We’re not alone… says Grayson Perry CBE

Grayson Perry's 'Cracked' illustration for Talk for Health

Talk for Health hosted its annual showcase event at Islington Town Hall on Thursday the 9th – Cracked! 120 people joined us to hear Grayson Perry, Kate Prince and Nicky Forsythe talk about mental health and how individuals deal with the cracks in today’s society – and […]

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New Open to All Programmes

This year for the first time we are running two programmes that are open to everyone, regardless of where they live. This gives many more the opportunity to join the Talk for Health journey and rip the benefits of ongoing group peer support for free. The first […]

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Why Do I Feel Depressed When the Sun is Shining ?

We are very proud to pass on this insightful article by our Advisory Board Member: Philippa Perry. Philippa discusses the experience of depression and the ability to accept ourselves as we are. It’s well worth a read, click below for the full article: https://www.welldoing.org/article/why-feel-depressed-sun-shining-philippa-perry

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