Discover useful organisations for counselling and other behavioural and cognitive psychotherapies.
It is important that you feel comfortable with your therapist. This will depend on your own personality and that of the therapist. Read our advice on finding the right therapist for you.
Talking therapies offer someone living with dementia the opportunity to speak openly about their feelings, and can help them to adjust to and live with their condition more successfully. This will help their family and carers in many ways.
Find out what might happen during a talking therapy session, how long they tend to last and the confidentiality relationship between a client and a therapist.
We explain what talking therapies, also know as psychological therapies, are and the different types of therapies that are a recommended non-treatment for some people living with dementia.
Read about a research project we funded into adapting cognitive behavioural therapy for people with dementia.
From the spring 2016 edition of Care and cure magazine, we speak with Dr Joshua Stott about his research in to a type of talking therapy called cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).