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Men and therapy: podcast with the UKCP

In this podcast, we explore how stigma about talking about their emotions impacts men’s lives and why it matters to us all

by Psychologies

Psychologies with UKCP 'Talking Therapies' podcast: Why don’t men seek therapy?

A survey commissioned by The Mental Health Foundation found that men are less likely than women to seek professional support, with 28% admitting they did not seek medical help for their mental health. The survey also revealed that men are less likely to talk about issues with friends and family.

In this podcast, psychotherapist, Andy Cottom, speaks to Matt Nicholls, the Head of Content at UKCP, to find how stigma about talking about their emotions impacts men’s lives.

Psychologies with UKCP 'Talking Therapies' podcast: Why don’t men seek therapy? by Psychologies Podcast Channel

About the UKCP and how to find a therapist:

The UKCP: Alongside professional support for our members, we are the leading research, innovation, educational and regulatory body working to advance psychotherapies for the benefit of all. Our membership includes more than 8,000 therapists and 70 training and accrediting organisations. Members work privately, in public health or third-sector organisations, offering a range of approaches for couples, individuals, families and groups.

To find the right therapist, click here to access our directory and look at our Life Labs Channel of experts who may be able to help, or visit the UKCP's website to locate a therapist near you.

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