Explains what talking therapies are, what happens during therapy, how to get the most from therapy and how to find a therapist.
Although many people find therapy helpful, it's not for everyone. If therapy isn't right for you just now, or you're currently on a waiting list, or you just want more options to explore, you could try:
In some situations your doctor might offer you either therapy or medication alone, or often both together. This might be because:
Whatever you're offered, it's important to remember that:
See our pages on psychiatric medication for more information.
This information was published in June 2018. We will revise it in 2021.
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