Time for Talking

There may be days when you could be feeling a little over whelmed and feel the need for a chat with someone anonymously, who will listen and offer advice without judgement. We all know that maintaining our health & well-being is crucial at any time, but especially with so much worry, change and uncertainty that has happened in the world over the last few years

Time for Talking (TfT) is Moray Council’s Employee Assistance Provider. They provide a 24 hour, 365 days a year service for psychological, emotional and practical support, which can be accessed by any employee when they need it.

Services they offer include:

  • Telephone support & guidance
  • Information & resources including links, podcasts, templates and exercises
  • Structured telephone counselling
  • Video conferencing / Face to Face counselling (dependant on Covid)
  • Live Chat

Their website offers a wealth of information, podcasts and hints & tips on a variety of topics including depression, managing stress, harassment & bullying, managing anger, dealing with change, financial wellbeing, work life balance, exercise and self-harm.


TimeforTalking App

TimeforTalking have a new app in the final stages of development, and in the meantime the old app has been closed down.

Watch out for more information in the coming weeks when the new app launches!

Staff can also contact Time for Talking on 0800 970 3980 or chat online to a counsellor through their Live Chat using the password TfTnow

All chats are totally confidential, people don’t need to give their name or email address unless they want to.

If you would like to access counselling this can be requested directly by yourself or by a manager.

Specialist advice on matters such as debt, legal and finance are available through our Trading Standards service and the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Additional information on support services and well-being can be found on the Interchange Support Services Guide

Time for Talking produce monthly newsletters which can be found here

Introductory Video

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