Every year, Time to Talk Day encourages people to start a conversation about their mental health.

At The Counselling Centre, we’re big supporters of this campaign’s central message. We know how talking can change lives for the better, whether that’s sharing a story with friends or accessing professional help through an affordable, accessible and accredited service, such as the one we provide here in Tunbridge Wells.

You can find out more about Time to Talk Day on the campaign website, and on this page you can find a curated selection of articles about the power of talking and how counselling can help you unlock a more positive outlook on life.

If you have any questions about anything you read here, or about mental health more generally, then make sure to get in touch – we’re always here to listen.


What’s are the benefits of talking?

It might seem an obvious question, but with campaigns such as Time to Talk and an increasing focus on talking therapies such as counselling, what exactly is it about talking that makes it therapeutic?┬áHere, we provide a quick three-point overview about why it’s good to talk.

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How to know when you might need counselling

For many people, Time to Talk day can shine a light on the potential benefits of counselling – but how do you know if it’s going to be right for you? In this article we reflect on when it might be time to reach for help, while also considering some of the common questions that might be preventing you from seeking professional support.

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Find time to talk

If it sounds like you might benefit from counselling with us and you feel that now is the time to talk, get in touch today by email or by calling 01892 548750.