How to Go to Therapy

Want to go to therapy but no idea where to start? In a time when everyone could do with someone to talk to, Stevie and Tessa chat to the totally brilliant Psychology Well-being Practitioner Melissa about how to self-refer through the NHS, how to get the most out of your sessions and to how to stop trying to make your therapist laugh. 

Melissa's recommendations if you're looking for a therapist; (Some of these are private and some are NHS):





Remember that if you are severely struggling and feeling in crisis then you can seek urgent help by making an urgent same day GP appointment, going to to A&E or calling Samaritans.

Want to support Nobody Panic? You can make a one-off donation at

Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive Productions.

Photos by Marco Vittur, jingle by David Dobson.

Follow Nobody Panic on Twitter @NobodyPanicPod

Support this show


See for privacy and opt-out information.