Photo of Tamsin Cullen, Counsellor in CM77, 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.
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Emily Sands
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Rayne CM77
Hello, I am Emily, a full-time qualified counsellor, and avid advocate of emotional and psychological wellbeing. My approach to sessions is a relaxed and caring style, which in turn aims to support you, the client, in understanding your thoughts and feelings. Helping you to develop a set of tools to enhance your quality of life and self-worth, allowing you to deal with future events and giving you better insight.
Hello, I am Emily, a full-time qualified counsellor, and avid advocate of emotional and psychological wellbeing. My approach to sessions is a relaxed and caring style, which in turn aims to support you, the client, in understanding your thoughts and feelings. Helping you to develop a set of tools to enhance your quality of life and self-worth, allowing you to deal with future events and giving you better insight.
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Stables Retreat Clinic
Counsellor, PsychD, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Rayne CM77
A life searching for peace and happiness !.... often this is hampered by what we have experienced and our ability to cope. Due to time spent working with Relate I offer a safe space to explore your relationship with yourself and with others. Partners of people struggling with problems, addictions and hang ups are often overlooked and can find here recognition and understanding of that struggle. I can offer face to face if you prefer this way of working as well as online. The practice also offers a peaceful place to touch/see horses and walking as a trust building option.
A life searching for peace and happiness !.... often this is hampered by what we have experienced and our ability to cope. Due to time spent working with Relate I offer a safe space to explore your relationship with yourself and with others. Partners of people struggling with problems, addictions and hang ups are often overlooked and can find here recognition and understanding of that struggle. I can offer face to face if you prefer this way of working as well as online. The practice also offers a peaceful place to touch/see horses and walking as a trust building option.
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Shelley Thurgood
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hello, my name is Shelley, and I am an Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor. There are times in life when you may experience feeling overwhelmed, lost and alone due to life difficulties and personal life events. I understand it can often feel daunting to face this journey alone. Therefore, during these times, I offer a safe, empathic and non-judgemental space where you can explore any life challenges you may be experiencing.
Hello, my name is Shelley, and I am an Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor. There are times in life when you may experience feeling overwhelmed, lost and alone due to life difficulties and personal life events. I understand it can often feel daunting to face this journey alone. Therefore, during these times, I offer a safe, empathic and non-judgemental space where you can explore any life challenges you may be experiencing.
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Progressive Therapies
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Rayne CM77
Are you struggling with aspects of your life? You may have already tried to talk about it with friends and family but you still feel unresolved. You might have issues that you feel you can only talk about in a safe and confidential space. There may be times when you feel absolutely fine but there are times when you can't cope from within and you don't understand it. We push difficult issues deep into our unconscious but it still influences our conscious lives. Are there significant events from your childhood that you can't find peace with in your present day? This can leave you feeling despair like you have no control.
Are you struggling with aspects of your life? You may have already tried to talk about it with friends and family but you still feel unresolved. You might have issues that you feel you can only talk about in a safe and confidential space. There may be times when you feel absolutely fine but there are times when you can't cope from within and you don't understand it. We push difficult issues deep into our unconscious but it still influences our conscious lives. Are there significant events from your childhood that you can't find peace with in your present day? This can leave you feeling despair like you have no control.
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GLB Counselling (Greater life balance)
Counsellor, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
My clients come with a wide range of different issues. They need their own space to be able to talk to someone who is independent without being judged. My clients goals are to be able to overcome and hopefully resolve their difficulties so they can lead their best life possible. I think clients would like their therapists to focus on specific goals, to help give them structure, and strategies to help them cope with their problems. My goal as a therapist is to enable the client to make critical decisions regarding alternative courses of action without outside influence.
My clients come with a wide range of different issues. They need their own space to be able to talk to someone who is independent without being judged. My clients goals are to be able to overcome and hopefully resolve their difficulties so they can lead their best life possible. I think clients would like their therapists to focus on specific goals, to help give them structure, and strategies to help them cope with their problems. My goal as a therapist is to enable the client to make critical decisions regarding alternative courses of action without outside influence.
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Photo of Peter Finlay, Psychotherapist in CM77, England
Peter Finlay
Psychotherapist, PhD, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
I am very mindful of how difficult finding a therapist that you feel comfortable with can be and I offer a calm and compassionate approach, while we gain an understanding of your concerns. My primary therapeutic method is ‘psychodynamic’ but I draw on a variety of ‘models’ to help in whichever way is appropriate: These may include CBT or EFT. Once we have revealed, talked-through and understood the root causes of your concerns we can examine ways of dealing with the issues and moving forward. This is a very much a joint effort where we work together to help you through the troublesome episode and out the other side.
I am very mindful of how difficult finding a therapist that you feel comfortable with can be and I offer a calm and compassionate approach, while we gain an understanding of your concerns. My primary therapeutic method is ‘psychodynamic’ but I draw on a variety of ‘models’ to help in whichever way is appropriate: These may include CBT or EFT. Once we have revealed, talked-through and understood the root causes of your concerns we can examine ways of dealing with the issues and moving forward. This is a very much a joint effort where we work together to help you through the troublesome episode and out the other side.
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Photo of Rachel Clark, Psychotherapist in CM77, England
Rachel Clark
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
As an Accredited Integrative Psychotherapist, I can draw on a variety of approaches to meet your needs. I am experienced working with anxiety, stress, bereavement, depression, OCD, relationship problems, ADHD and personality disorders. Our work together can help find healthy coping mechanisms, develop self-awareness, improve communication, and identify bad habits or a wrong direction. I am a BUPA registered therapist.
As an Accredited Integrative Psychotherapist, I can draw on a variety of approaches to meet your needs. I am experienced working with anxiety, stress, bereavement, depression, OCD, relationship problems, ADHD and personality disorders. Our work together can help find healthy coping mechanisms, develop self-awareness, improve communication, and identify bad habits or a wrong direction. I am a BUPA registered therapist.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in CM77

< 10

Counsellors in CM77 who prioritize treating:

100% Self Esteem
88% Relationship Issues
88% Depression
88% Anxiety
88% Trauma and PTSD
88% Borderline Personality (BPD)
88% Codependency

Average years in practice

7 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

67% Aviva
67% AXA PPP
67% Bupa

How Counsellors in CM77 see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

86% Female
14% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in CM77?

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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).

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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.