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Counselling is a therapy which involves talking through your problems to a counsellor. There are several types of talking therapies and they can be used to treat a number of health conditions including mental health.
Counselling - NHS
Mental Health - NHS
Samaritans - Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on: 08457 90 90 90.
The local Samaritans branch (Bracknell, Wokingham, Ascot and Districts) is located at:
2 Mount Pleasant
Berkshire RG12 9AD
Tel: 01344 455556
MIND - Tel: 0300 123 3393 or text 86463
Videos from NHS:
Dr Stephen Pilling, a consultant clinical psychologist, describes the different talking therapies that can help people overcome a range of problems, from depression to stress.
Phils brother Simon has a mental illness. The brothers explain how mutual support has helped them to cope with the illness.