The Talking Space
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The Talking Space

Talking therapy and counselling

What is Therapy for?

And how can it help

As a therapist I’ve often been asked by people who perhaps have never experienced a talking therapy before, what therapy can cure. My answers have been varied though one aspect is consistent: therapy doesn’t ‘cure’ anything, it gives us life skills, opens our mind to possibilities and should empower us to make



The Talking Space is a group of professional and experienced therapists and psychologists writing engaging articles without jargon, about their specialism, mental health, psychology and therapy, and the ever-increasing research and new developments in these professions.

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Karin Blak

Author of The Essential Companion to Talking Therapy, Watkins Publishing. Therapy, society, relationships, true stories and fiction.