Talking Chair - Mental health service based in the heart of east yorkshire

About Me

Hello, my name is Vanessa Colman. Here at Talking Chair I offer a face to face service for children, young people, parents and adults who are experiencing mental health and emotional difficulties.

I can work with you to find solutions to promote change and improve your quality of life. My approach is open, non-judgemental and supportive

I am a paediatric and mental health nurse. My is practice is regulated by the NMC, GHR, BSCAH.

If you live or work in East Yorkshire and you need help or support with your mental health contact me on 07780 681182

What do I enjoy?

Firstly, it's really important for me that I enjoy my professional work, which means regularly meeting new people and more importantly engaging with their personal challenges.

When I am not working, I love being outdoors and enjoy walking my dogs, cycling and yoga.

If you are looking for a therapist who you will feel comfortable and safe with; someone who will provide support and enable you to achieve your personal life goal(s); someone with integrity and a professional, clinical history, then please do not hesitate to give us a call we are here to listen (in confidence) to discuss further.

Some common issues we can help you with for children and adults:


  • Anxiety/low mood
  • Bed wetting
  • Bullying
  • Confidence & Self Esteem
  • Exam Stress
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Listening to you

So why don't you


  • Stress management
  • Anxiety
  • Confidence
  • Weight Loss
  • Stop Smoking

Reach Out


  • Initial consultation
  • Appointments are available week day, evening and Saturday morning
  • The first session is approx 1 hour and follow up sessions are an hour or slightly less.
  • The number of sessions required usually varies from person to person.

If you are unable to attend for your appointment, please let me know as soon as possible, thank you.

Are you struggling, do you need to chat?

Call 07780 681182

My Professional Qualifications

・Dip Clinical Hyp
・Adv Dip in Paediatric Nursing
· BSc Mental Health Nursing
· MA Child Welfare