Free counselling and CBT for older adults in Bristol

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  Bristol as part of the Bristol Age UK support Hub. With thanks to our partnership we can look to improve the mental health of local people aged above 50.

Research studies have shown that older people who access psychological therapies are not only more likely to complete their treatment but have higher rates of recovery from depression.


What can we help with?

We offer support to people experiencing a wide range of issues that could include, but is not limited to:

  • Loneliness
  • Bereavement
  • Living with long term health conditions
  • Insomnia or trouble sleeping
  • Abuse
  • Addiction
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Change
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Hopelessness
  • Loneliness
  • Low Mood
  • Low self-esteem
  • Obsessive and compulsive behaviour (OCD)
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Relationship problems
  • Self-harm
  • Stress
  • Suicidal feelings
  • Trauma

How do I get this support?

If you would like to access this support you can refer yourself by calling 0117 9 277 577 or by our contact us page.

You may also like to ring the support hub (details below), who can help you with a wide range of issues, from practical support to physical activities.

I’m worried about someone I care about

If you would like to refer someone you know that might benefit from this support, tell them about us and if they think it’s a good idea, they can either contact us direct, or you can pass on their details for us to call them by either calling us on 0117 9 277 577 or by our contact us page.

Where does the therapy take place:

We can either do the therapy over the phone, on an online video chat or face to face at our therapy rooms in central Bristol.

Can I donate towards my treatment?

Yes, If you would like to help us reach more people with our support we welcome any donation, big or small. You can make donations through our donations page.


Oasis-Talk loves working in partnership with: