Counselling in CM1

Photo of Nicola Gilbey, Counsellor in CM1, England
Nicola Gilbey
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Life is difficult at the best of times but we are living through exceptional circumstances at the moment, which is creating stress and anxiety in many people. Where normally you could cope with issues, the pressure now is affecting people's emotional and mental health. If you can identify with this and feel you need some extra support in the way of counselling then please contact me. Together we can begin to explore your unique situation and whatever issue you feel you need support with. This will be at your pace, in a safe and secure environment and in a non-judgemental way. You will be treated with kindness, empathy and respect.
Life is difficult at the best of times but we are living through exceptional circumstances at the moment, which is creating stress and anxiety in many people. Where normally you could cope with issues, the pressure now is affecting people's emotional and mental health. If you can identify with this and feel you need some extra support in the way of counselling then please contact me. Together we can begin to explore your unique situation and whatever issue you feel you need support with. This will be at your pace, in a safe and secure environment and in a non-judgemental way. You will be treated with kindness, empathy and respect.
01245 945561 View 01245 945561
Photo of Chelmsford Counselling and Therapy Centre, Counsellor in CM1, England
Chelmsford Counselling and Therapy Centre
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Our aim at the Chelmsford Counselling and Therapy Centre is to inspire growth , help clients bring about change leading to self - fulfilment. I work along side a group of Counsellors and Therapists so be can be very responsive to client needs. We work with adults, children as well as couples.We also offer a low cost Counselling Service for individual adults provided by Counsellors in training.
Our aim at the Chelmsford Counselling and Therapy Centre is to inspire growth , help clients bring about change leading to self - fulfilment. I work along side a group of Counsellors and Therapists so be can be very responsive to client needs. We work with adults, children as well as couples.We also offer a low cost Counselling Service for individual adults provided by Counsellors in training.
01245 951116 View 01245 951116
Photo of Amy Wright, Psychotherapist in CM1, England
Amy Wright
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
I have 20 years experience working within the NHS, 10 years as a registered Mental Health Nurse and 10 years as a CBT Therapist. As a CBT Therapist I have worked within Primary care, with Anxiety disorders including PTSD, Generalised Anxiety, OCD, Panic, Phobias and also mood disorders. Within secondary care I specialised working with individuals with severe and enduring mental health problems such as Psychosis and Bi Polar disorder. Due to my experience within mental health I am able to adapt to the needs of a wide range of people, offering a safe space to explore and help you work through your difficulties.
I have 20 years experience working within the NHS, 10 years as a registered Mental Health Nurse and 10 years as a CBT Therapist. As a CBT Therapist I have worked within Primary care, with Anxiety disorders including PTSD, Generalised Anxiety, OCD, Panic, Phobias and also mood disorders. Within secondary care I specialised working with individuals with severe and enduring mental health problems such as Psychosis and Bi Polar disorder. Due to my experience within mental health I am able to adapt to the needs of a wide range of people, offering a safe space to explore and help you work through your difficulties.
01245 950678 View 01245 950678
Photo of Chris Harrad, Psychotherapist in CM1, England
Chris Harrad
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Perhaps you're feeling down or anxious, maybe you're unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead. Therapy I offer represents a safe, accepting, confidential space to look at whatever issues you may be facing right now, and find a way forwards. I can offer a chance to be heard and seen, an opportunity to work through your thoughts and feelings, and a time to develop new skills. Whatever your needs may be, I am here to offer support.
Perhaps you're feeling down or anxious, maybe you're unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead. Therapy I offer represents a safe, accepting, confidential space to look at whatever issues you may be facing right now, and find a way forwards. I can offer a chance to be heard and seen, an opportunity to work through your thoughts and feelings, and a time to develop new skills. Whatever your needs may be, I am here to offer support.
01245 945727 View 01245 945727
Photo of Laura Butler Psychological Therapy Ltd. , Psychotherapist in CM1, England
Laura Butler Psychological Therapy Ltd.
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chelmsford CM1  (Online Only)
Are you fed up of feeling anxious, stressed or low in mood? Are you struggling with a trauma that has affected your life? Or would your child or teenager benefit from some therapeutic support? Invest in your or your families' mental health and be able to start living the life you would like to. We have no waiting lists, sessions available weekdays, evenings and weekends, a choice of therapists who work from different therapeutic approaches and with adults, young people or children. All of our sessions are remote meaning that you can conveniently fit them into your life and from the comfort of your own home.
Are you fed up of feeling anxious, stressed or low in mood? Are you struggling with a trauma that has affected your life? Or would your child or teenager benefit from some therapeutic support? Invest in your or your families' mental health and be able to start living the life you would like to. We have no waiting lists, sessions available weekdays, evenings and weekends, a choice of therapists who work from different therapeutic approaches and with adults, young people or children. All of our sessions are remote meaning that you can conveniently fit them into your life and from the comfort of your own home.
01245 945426 View 01245 945426
Photo of Debbie Carroll, Counsellor in CM1, England
Debbie Carroll
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
I am a qualified integrative Counsellor. I work from my therapy room in a converted woodshed on a farm in Writtle, my home in Westcliff or online via zoom. My main aim is to provide you with a confidential, warm and safe environment so that you will feel at ease and be able to talk to me about whatever is concerning you. In our 1st session together we will explore your reasons for seeking counselling/therapy and whether we can build a mutual relationship of trust and respect. We can then work towards you developing strategies and coping skills, bringing about effective change to resolve difficulties and enhance your wellbeing.
I am a qualified integrative Counsellor. I work from my therapy room in a converted woodshed on a farm in Writtle, my home in Westcliff or online via zoom. My main aim is to provide you with a confidential, warm and safe environment so that you will feel at ease and be able to talk to me about whatever is concerning you. In our 1st session together we will explore your reasons for seeking counselling/therapy and whether we can build a mutual relationship of trust and respect. We can then work towards you developing strategies and coping skills, bringing about effective change to resolve difficulties and enhance your wellbeing.
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Photo of Jamie Jarvis, Psychotherapist in CM1, England
Jamie Jarvis
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Chelmsford CM1  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Embarking on a therapeutic journey can be daunting, but I offer a secure and confidential environment to assist individuals in exploring and comprehending their thoughts and their impact on behavior. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a beneficial talking therapy for mental health conditions, particularly effective for issues like depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Additionally, I am a qualified EMDR Therapist, addressing a range of issues such as PTSD, Complex PTSD, OCD, low self-esteem, and anxiety disorders.
Embarking on a therapeutic journey can be daunting, but I offer a secure and confidential environment to assist individuals in exploring and comprehending their thoughts and their impact on behavior. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a beneficial talking therapy for mental health conditions, particularly effective for issues like depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Additionally, I am a qualified EMDR Therapist, addressing a range of issues such as PTSD, Complex PTSD, OCD, low self-esteem, and anxiety disorders.
01245 945050 View 01245 945050
Photo of The Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, Counsellor in CM1, England
The Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
I work with many issues from anxiety & depression, to grief & loneliness. My specialities lie in relationships. This may be in the form of couples or marriage counselling or it may be an individual coming to therapy to talk about the key relationships in their lives. This could be past relationships, family, current relationships or maybe even future relationships? I will help you to understand your attachment style, communication on ways of relating to others. I will help you to see your life from many different angles and help you to challenge your own preconceived ideas of your limitations.
I work with many issues from anxiety & depression, to grief & loneliness. My specialities lie in relationships. This may be in the form of couples or marriage counselling or it may be an individual coming to therapy to talk about the key relationships in their lives. This could be past relationships, family, current relationships or maybe even future relationships? I will help you to understand your attachment style, communication on ways of relating to others. I will help you to see your life from many different angles and help you to challenge your own preconceived ideas of your limitations.
01245 945525 View 01245 945525
Photo of Tamsin Cullen, Counsellor in CM1, England
Tamsin Cullen
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
I use an integrative approach as I do not believe that one style fits all. This means that I will suggest utilising the most appropriate approach according to individual needs and wants. The main approaches I work with, but not limited to, are TA (Transactional Analysis), CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), Humanistic Therapies. I am also a qualified Europe and UK EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing) therapist, a treatment with great success for different types of trauma, PTSD, assaults, rape, phobias, illness, injury, anxiety, self-esteem, stage fright/ performance/ tests and relationship issues.
I use an integrative approach as I do not believe that one style fits all. This means that I will suggest utilising the most appropriate approach according to individual needs and wants. The main approaches I work with, but not limited to, are TA (Transactional Analysis), CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), Humanistic Therapies. I am also a qualified Europe and UK EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing) therapist, a treatment with great success for different types of trauma, PTSD, assaults, rape, phobias, illness, injury, anxiety, self-esteem, stage fright/ performance/ tests and relationship issues.
01245 673651 View 01245 673651
Photo of Jenny Wayne, Psychotherapist in CM1, England
Jenny Wayne
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
I have over 30 years experience working with children and adolescents in various settings. I have worked on an adolescent inpatient unit at the Priory hospital, CAMHS, pupil referral units, youth offending and currently for Five River Childcare in fostering. I also run a private practice for children, adolescents, parents and adults alongside delivering training's to teachers, social workers and carers for local councils.
I have over 30 years experience working with children and adolescents in various settings. I have worked on an adolescent inpatient unit at the Priory hospital, CAMHS, pupil referral units, youth offending and currently for Five River Childcare in fostering. I also run a private practice for children, adolescents, parents and adults alongside delivering training's to teachers, social workers and carers for local councils.
01245 943110 View 01245 943110
Photo of Ray's Therapy, Psychotherapist in CM1, England
Ray's Therapy
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
My name is Pamela Raie, I am a counsellor working with many issues specialising in anxiety and relationships. The reason being, these two issues play a part in all the others predominantly. My passion is in all parts of mental health and my specialist areas cover a wide range, this makes my sessions in any area effective. I hold my sessions remotely, however face to face sessions are available in the Chelmsford radius. All my sessions are 1hour, nonjudgmental and confidential.
My name is Pamela Raie, I am a counsellor working with many issues specialising in anxiety and relationships. The reason being, these two issues play a part in all the others predominantly. My passion is in all parts of mental health and my specialist areas cover a wide range, this makes my sessions in any area effective. I hold my sessions remotely, however face to face sessions are available in the Chelmsford radius. All my sessions are 1hour, nonjudgmental and confidential.
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Photo of Cara Japon Mbacp Mbpss, Counsellor in CM1, England
Cara Japon Mbacp Mbpss
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
I am a BACP registered Integrative Counsellor/Psychotherapist & Clinical Supervisor and a member of the BPS. I am trained in Person-Centred Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychodynamics. I specialise in Relationship and Family Counselling, Dementia and mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, work-related stress and breakdowns. I also have vast experience of bereavement counselling. I have many years experience (9+) of working with Carers/family members who care for their loved ones who are living with Dementia. When caring for a loved one, our own emotions and feelings can sometimes be forgotten.
I am a BACP registered Integrative Counsellor/Psychotherapist & Clinical Supervisor and a member of the BPS. I am trained in Person-Centred Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychodynamics. I specialise in Relationship and Family Counselling, Dementia and mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, work-related stress and breakdowns. I also have vast experience of bereavement counselling. I have many years experience (9+) of working with Carers/family members who care for their loved ones who are living with Dementia. When caring for a loved one, our own emotions and feelings can sometimes be forgotten.
01702 680425 View 01702 680425
Photo of Elizabeth Anne Lawrence, Counsellor in CM1, England
Elizabeth Anne Lawrence
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
I offer a confidential and non judgemental place in which you can talk about, and explore areas of difficulty in your life. From an immediate crisis, such as a relationship breakdown, bereavement, addiction or it may be due to more long term problems such as feeling low, anxious, depressed or feeling the need to make changes on a professional level. I will help you to gain understanding, create solutions, strategies and progress positively. Using an integrative approach, utilising methods to suit your needs. I work with adults, children and young adults, offering Counselling, Life Coaching, Supervision and Nutrition Counselling.
I offer a confidential and non judgemental place in which you can talk about, and explore areas of difficulty in your life. From an immediate crisis, such as a relationship breakdown, bereavement, addiction or it may be due to more long term problems such as feeling low, anxious, depressed or feeling the need to make changes on a professional level. I will help you to gain understanding, create solutions, strategies and progress positively. Using an integrative approach, utilising methods to suit your needs. I work with adults, children and young adults, offering Counselling, Life Coaching, Supervision and Nutrition Counselling.
01245 330280 View 01245 330280
Photo of Liam Wilson, Counsellor in CM1, England
Liam Wilson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
If you're struggling with personal issues and need someone to talk to, I'm here to offer you a safe and confidential space where you can explore your life experiences without fear of being judged. I'll listen to you with empathy and understanding and help you work through any challenges you're facing. Life events can leave us not feeling ourselves, and seeking help can be overwhelming. As a qualified Counsellor, I have experience working with clients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem. I know that circumstances can leave you feeling unmotivated and low, but I am here to offer you support.
If you're struggling with personal issues and need someone to talk to, I'm here to offer you a safe and confidential space where you can explore your life experiences without fear of being judged. I'll listen to you with empathy and understanding and help you work through any challenges you're facing. Life events can leave us not feeling ourselves, and seeking help can be overwhelming. As a qualified Counsellor, I have experience working with clients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem. I know that circumstances can leave you feeling unmotivated and low, but I am here to offer you support.
01245 945788 View 01245 945788
Photo of Think Feel Act (Carl Kim), Counsellor in CM1, England
Think Feel Act (Carl Kim)
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
There are times in our lives when we're not OK, when we believe that no one understands our struggles, that we alone should fix them, or that things will never change. But it needn't be like this. I specialise in supporting people experiencing: various forms of anxiety (including social, health, stress, work-place) • low-mood and depression • effects of trauma • low self-esteem • addictions and substance dependency • relationship issues. I can help change your limiting thoughts, feelings and behaviours so that you can make sense of your past experiences, find new perspectives, cope with present struggles, and regain your confidence.
There are times in our lives when we're not OK, when we believe that no one understands our struggles, that we alone should fix them, or that things will never change. But it needn't be like this. I specialise in supporting people experiencing: various forms of anxiety (including social, health, stress, work-place) • low-mood and depression • effects of trauma • low self-esteem • addictions and substance dependency • relationship issues. I can help change your limiting thoughts, feelings and behaviours so that you can make sense of your past experiences, find new perspectives, cope with present struggles, and regain your confidence.
01245 945138 View 01245 945138
Photo of Gillian Louise Dubock, Psychotherapist in CM1, England
Gillian Louise Dubock
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Hi! I am Gill and I am a psychotherapist and founder of The Therapy Space Chelmsford. I am here to support you through depression, anxiety, life stress and trauma. If you are reading this it is likely that you have had enough of feeling stressed, down or low. Perhaps worrying constantly or feeling panicky? Struggling to get out of bed and feeling exhausted? Or feeling like your past is affecting your present? If you relate to these feelings then cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling or EMDR can help. You do not have to continue suffering. Your life can have meaning again and your symptoms can improve.
Hi! I am Gill and I am a psychotherapist and founder of The Therapy Space Chelmsford. I am here to support you through depression, anxiety, life stress and trauma. If you are reading this it is likely that you have had enough of feeling stressed, down or low. Perhaps worrying constantly or feeling panicky? Struggling to get out of bed and feeling exhausted? Or feeling like your past is affecting your present? If you relate to these feelings then cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling or EMDR can help. You do not have to continue suffering. Your life can have meaning again and your symptoms can improve.
01245 945835 View 01245 945835
Photo of Cindy Yeates, Counsellor in CM1, England
Cindy Yeates
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
I work with children, young people and adults. I provide a safe and trusting space to enable my clients to explore what it is that has brought them to counselling. I believe in empowering my clients so they explore their feelings and experiences, to work towards liberating themselves from these restricting and overwhelming feelings in order to live a happier life, with more self worth and confidence.
I work with children, young people and adults. I provide a safe and trusting space to enable my clients to explore what it is that has brought them to counselling. I believe in empowering my clients so they explore their feelings and experiences, to work towards liberating themselves from these restricting and overwhelming feelings in order to live a happier life, with more self worth and confidence.
01245 968137 View 01245 968137
Photo of Leanne Pitts, Counsellor in CM1, England
Leanne Pitts
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
As your counsellor, I'm here to give you the space and time to talk openly about your thoughts, feelings, history, and experiences. This can help us learn more about who you are and most importantly, how you can find more happiness and contentment in your life. I'll be by your side as we dig deeper into understanding yourself and figuring out what's getting in the way of your goals and dreams. I've helped many people dealing with prolonged anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, OCD, low self-esteem, disordered eating, feelings of self harm and suicide and with a focus on past trauma amongst other presentations.
As your counsellor, I'm here to give you the space and time to talk openly about your thoughts, feelings, history, and experiences. This can help us learn more about who you are and most importantly, how you can find more happiness and contentment in your life. I'll be by your side as we dig deeper into understanding yourself and figuring out what's getting in the way of your goals and dreams. I've helped many people dealing with prolonged anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, OCD, low self-esteem, disordered eating, feelings of self harm and suicide and with a focus on past trauma amongst other presentations.
01245 945553 View 01245 945553
Photo of Nathalie Macleod, Counsellor in CM1, England
Nathalie Macleod
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Welcome. I am a BACP Accredited counsellor with experience working with adults, couples and young people. At times in our lives, events can swamp us and we can struggle to cope. I have experience working with clients with various backgrounds. I can help you with anxiety, stress, self esteem issues, low mood, depression, relationship issues, experiencing chronic illness, along with suicidal ideation. My approach can help you understand yourself better and explore ways to bring about positive change.
Welcome. I am a BACP Accredited counsellor with experience working with adults, couples and young people. At times in our lives, events can swamp us and we can struggle to cope. I have experience working with clients with various backgrounds. I can help you with anxiety, stress, self esteem issues, low mood, depression, relationship issues, experiencing chronic illness, along with suicidal ideation. My approach can help you understand yourself better and explore ways to bring about positive change.
01245 950892 View 01245 950892
Photo of Sarah Louise Cole, Counsellor in CM1, England
Sarah Louise Cole
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
I have always strived to understand feelings, behaviour and the human mind; always been driven toward solving the questions that start with why. My personal experiences of therapy have equipped me with the insight, empathy and additional tools to help others and increase my skillset as a counsellor. I am very enthusiastic and passionate about helping others-
I have always strived to understand feelings, behaviour and the human mind; always been driven toward solving the questions that start with why. My personal experiences of therapy have equipped me with the insight, empathy and additional tools to help others and increase my skillset as a counsellor. I am very enthusiastic and passionate about helping others-
01245 945349 View 01245 945349

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in CM1

80+

Average cost per session

£55

Counsellors in CM1 who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
93% Self Esteem
89% Stress
85% Depression
78% Relationship Issues
78% Coping Skills
70% Bereavement

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

58% Aviva
54% AXA PPP
42% Bupa

How Counsellors in CM1 see their clients

88% In Person and Online
12% Online Only

Gender breakdown

72% Female
28% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in CM1?

Search for nearby therapists or counsellors by inputting your city, postcode, or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or postcode into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Most Psychologists in the directory are accredited members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and/or are registered in the Health and Care Professions Council (HPCP).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for psychotherapists and counsellors in the UK, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in the UK. Psychologists have earned a degree in psychology and many are members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and have completed a postgraduate qualification in a specialism. Counsellors and Psychotherapists are not required to have a psychology degree, but to belong to a professional organisation such as the BACP or UKCP, they are required to have completed a training course as well as clinical and supervision hours.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the UK could be between £30 - £60 when seeing a counsellor and £60 - £150 and up when seeing a clinical psychologist. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The NHS Talking therapies programme offers free of charge counselling for common mental health problems like anxiety and depression. The service is available to anyone registered with a GP, though you do not necessarily need to be referred by your GP and can refer yourself directly to a Talking therapies service. The service will provide different solutions, including group and individual therapy, for a limited number of sessions which are generally up to six.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the BACP, the UKCP, or BPS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there has been participation in a criminal act or act of terror, or if there is potential or known harm to the client or others, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.