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The Benefits of Online Talking Therapy

The  Benefits of Online Talking Therapy As we navigate the new and developing restrictions in the aftermath of lockdown, the importance of technology in our daily lives becomes increasingly visible. This may include online food shopping, Friday night pub quizzes on Zoom, or the ability to work from home. Yet with such significant changes to… read more

Free counselling and CBT therapy for people aged over 50 in South Gloucestershire

Free Counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy One in five older people are affected by depression, and this number doubles among older people living with a long-term health condition such as diabetes or arthritis. Oasis-Talk is now offering free counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for older people living in  South Gloucestershire. With thanks to our funders,  St… read more

BAME Well-being Ambassadors Aged under 50

Above: Last years over 50’s Wellbeing Ambassadors completing their training. Under 50’s Wellbeing Ambassador training for Black, Asian And Minority Ethnic People What is the project? Oasis Talking Therapies worked in partnership with various BAME-led partner organisations in 2019 to develop an accredited training courses for ‘Wellbeing Ambassadors’ in the BAME community. There are currently… read more

How Do I Stop Worrying About Coronavirus

Anxiety and general worry are completely natural feelings that can easily run out of control; many people experience increased anxiety because of unexpected changes in lifestyle or a feeling of uncertainty. During the Covid-19 crisis we have all experienced significant disruption to our way of life and the unmistakeable feeling of helplessness and uncertainty. Anxiety… read more

5 Tips for looking after your mental health as lock down eases

The Coronavirus pandemic has affected almost every aspect of people’s lives across the world and has forced us to radically change our behaviour and daily routines. Here at Oasis Talk we know how much this can affect your mental health, whether it be stress related to working from home or anxiety about vulnerable loved ones,… read more

Black Lives Matter

OT supports Black Lives Matter efforts to create a world where every black person has the social, economic and political power to thrive. We endeavour to co-provide appropriate psychological therapies in ways that contribute to black people’s ability to flourish in their communities.

Support for employers

Help your staff to manage the impact of COVID-19   As we move further into lockdown, we may be feeling the impact of the current situation in a variety of different ways: Increased anxiety around our own health and the health of friends and loved ones; the stress of supporting others who may be particularly… read more

Vicki’s latest article in the Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal

Our CEO, Vicki Palmer has written an article in the Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal. The article talks about the successes of the recent BAME collaboration work in Bristol. Click here to read more: HCPJ April Article

How to manage coronavirus anxiety

There is so much information bombarding us every few minutes with updates on the coronavirus. Some of this is useful and some less useful, or even inaccurate. Even if you are not usually prone to anxiety, it is easy to become anxious. If you do find yourself becoming anxious, here are some tips for reducing… read more

Coronavirus and your Appointment

Oasis-Talk’s position on the coronavirus Until further notice Oasis-Talk are offering all of its services online or over the phone (with the exception of Virtual Reality treatment). Oasis-Talk remains vigilant in following advice from Public Health England.  We will review individual circumstances, however all cancellations require the usual notice period of 48 hours to avoid… read more