Talking therapy covers all the psychological therapies that involve a person talking to a therapist about their problems. Accessing therapy can be a big step and you may want to consider some of the questions below before deciding on what type of talking therapy you want. You’ll also want to know that the person you are meeting with is suitably qualified and works within a set of professional ethics and standards including NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) guidelines. NICE guidelines are evidence-based recommendations which set out the care and services suitable for people with a specific condition. https://www.nice.org.uk/about/what-we-do/our-programmes/nice-guidance/nice-guidelines
Listed below are some of the things to consider if you’re thinking about therapy.