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Fear of Heights Case Study

Naomi has had a fear of heights for a long time, she tried to avoid certain situations and just thought it would go away, she even went sky diving ! Often a sense of panic would overwhelm her leaving her feeling quite terrified, whether it was being on a bridge or a high level in a hotel… read more

Volunteer admin role

We are recruiting for a volunteer admin role at our Downend offices, more details can be found here. Role Description – Courses Admin Volunteer

Freelance Facilitators Required

Oasis-Talk is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a variety of psycho-educational courses for NHS (IAPT) patients and community groups at venues throughout Bristol and South Glos (see our Courses page for details). We are looking for a small number of caring and experienced course facilitators to join our freelance pool. NHS (IAPT) courses consist of… read more

Recent article by our CEO Vicki Palmer published in the BACP Healthcare Journal

Here Vicki discusses the importance and opportunities created by measuring outcomes and collecting data as part of therapy. Click here to read more Article October 2018

We are recruiting for CBT Practitioners

The successful applicants will join our multi-disciplinary team of enthusiastic, dedicated and skilled Psychological therapists, with a forward thinking vision of excellence in making psychological therapies accessible in a wide variety of local communities. Band 6 CBT Practitioners [£26,000-£35,000 per annum] Posts are based in either Bristol or South Gloucestershire. For further information and an… read more

Oasis-Talk featured in BACP Healthcare Journal

How are leaders of therapy businesses negotiating their way through challenging times? Vicki Palmer, CEO of Oasis-Talk and BACP Healthcare Executive member shares her experience of setting up and running our organisation. You can read the full article here.

Oasis-Talk to trial treating height phobia with Virtual Reality headsets

Height phobia or Acrophobia affects up to 5% of the general population, with women twice as likely to experience it as men.  Everyone is susceptible to a fear of heights, but when the fear causes a person to have panic attacks and consistently avoid situations that involve heights, their condition becomes a phobia. Individuals who suffer can… read more

Loneliness and Isolation in older people

Research by Age UK indicates that half of over 75-year olds live alone and half of those aged 65 years and over say that television and or pets are their main form of company, this equates to over 5 million people in the UK. Loneliness can be defined as an individual’s personal sense of lacking… read more

Men’s Mental Health

Recently CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) unveiled a series of 84 male sculptures on top of the ITV buildings in London. Each sculpture represents a real man who took his own life. Every single week in the UK, 84 men take their own lives and suicide is the biggest killer of men under the age… read more

Join our freelance facilitator pool

Oasis-Talk is looking for a small number of experienced facilitators to deliver our psycho-educational courses in Bristol and South Glos. Find out more…