The Importance of Affordable Therapy: Breaking Barriers to Mental Health

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At Inside Talk, we believe everyone deserves access to quality mental health care. The conversation around mental health is becoming more open, but the cost of therapy remains a significant barrier. We’re here to change that because affordable therapy is essential for individuals and society as a whole. The Mental Health Crisis Mental health issues […]

What to expect from Couples Therapy

Relationships can be a wonderful  blend of shared experiences, growth, and, sometimes, challenges. Every couple, no matter how in sync they might be, will face obstacles that test their bond. This is where couples therapy comes in—a supportive space where partners can explore their relationship, understand each other better, and strengthen their connection. What is […]

Understanding Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

What is CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy)? CBT (Cognitive behavioural therapy) is a talking therapy that helps you to manage your problems by changing the way you think and behave. It aims to reduce symptoms for various mental health conditions, primarily depression and anxiety. CBT focuses on challenging and changing beliefs and attitudes, and their associated […]

A Grief Story – Intergenerational Grief.

News that my mother’s cancer was terminal felt unreal. I had always thought I (like my sister) would die first. Nothing seemed to touch her, although I couldn’t fathom what sustained her. An advocate of the importance of family closeness, she had had a mismatched marriage with a husband for whom she appeared to have […]

Rise Like a Phoenix

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Sometimes the power of a therapeutic letter can be immense, even when the addressee died many years ago. This letter was written by one of our clients to her mum who died about 15 years ago. This courageous client has given us permission to share this very personal and extremely moving letter which she wrote […]

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is defined as a feeling we have whenever we experience something that makes us feel nervous or fearful or a sense of something bad happening. We need a certain degree of “normal” anxiety to keep us safe from harm. This is part of our evolutionary make-up help us perceive dangerous situations and a is […]

What is good mental health?

What is Mental Health? Just like physical health we need good mental health to enjoy a happy, fulfulling and productive life. Our mental health encompasses emotional, psychological, and social well being. Good mental health determines how we act, feel and think. It also determines how we handle stress, relate to others and make healthy choices […]