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Tinnitus Support Group


The word 'tinnitus' comes from the Latin word for 'ringing' and is the perception of sound in the absence of any corresponding external sound. Approximately 5% of the adult population in the UK experience persistent or troublesome tinnitus.


There are a number of ways in which troublesome tinnitus can be managed to help reduce its presence and to avoid or reduce other unwelcomed effects such as anxiety, tension or disturbed sleep. Doing something to manage tinnitus better can help avoid a vicious circle of increased anxiety or frustration which otherwise can lead to greater tinnitus.


The Tinnitus Support Group exists to provide a greater understanding of tinnitus and its effect on those who experience tinnitus. We have both formal and informal discussions and talks relating to tinnitus and associated problems. External speakers are invited to contribute in the formal meetings and share their knowledge on advances in the field of tinnitus treatment and research.


Monthly Meetings

We hold regular meetings at our Thorpe Road premises.The meetings provide:

  • A holistic approach to helping those living with tinnitus
  • Acknowledgement of the reality of your experience
  • Mutual support within the group
  • Regular expert speakers on tinnitus
  • Information about research into tinnitus

You will need to  book a place at all TSG meetings. To do this:


To download a PDF version of the timetable, click here.


Meeting dates for Jan - June 2017





January 19th  2.30 pm  - 4.30pm

Nic Wray  British Tinnitus Association Take On Tinnitus
February 16th 2.30 - 4.30 Christine Bowen, Trainee Clinical Psychologist Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital  King’s Cross London WC1X 8DA CBT and how it can help tinnitus
March 16th  2.30 - 4.30 Magdalena Sereda PhD Senior Research Fellow in Tinnitus British Tinnitus Association Head of Research National Institute for Health Research Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit Ropewalk House, 113 The Ropewalk, Nottingham, NG1 5DU Sound therapy options for tinnitus and current research around those.
April 20th 6.30 - 8pm Guy Thorold BSc, DHip  Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist Hypnotherapy for Tinnitus
May 18th 6.30 - 8.30 Wendy Rogers   Ti Chi moving meditation to suit all ages.  Wendy experiences tinnitus herself and has been practicing meditation for over 20 years.
June 15th 2.30 - 4.30 Deke Frickey Sales manager Puretone Ltd Puretone Ltd, 9-10 Henley Business Park, Trident Close, Medway City Estate, Rochester, Kent. ME2 4FR Products available that are useful in the management of tinnitus.



A Visual Guide to Tinnitus Click here to display a pictorial guide to tinnitus




 Tinnitus Support Group Newsletters

March 2016 Tinnitus Newsletter


Previous Issues

Previous issues of Tinnitus News




Tinnitus Support Group 19th July 2012

Presentation on "CBT As a Treatment for Tinnitus" by Dr Elizabeth Marks, Clinical Psychologist, Royal Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London


Tinnitus Support Group 13th October 2011...

Part 1 : Presentation by Claire Gatenby 

Part 2 : Presentation by Sam Riseley