Herginder Kaur a counselling psychotherapist speaks to Dr Mandeep Singh Bindra. They discuss the role of talking therapies in the treatment of mental health problems.
Herginder Kaur explains what talking therapies are and how they are often misunderstood. She further discusses her experience of the stigma and reluctance to discuss mental health problems by the Asian community.
Finally, the take home message from this interview is that depression is a treatable medical condition and there should be no hesitation to approach your GP for help.
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