Counselling in CT2

Photo of Dr. Helen Neame, Psychotherapist in CT2, England
Dr. Helen Neame
Psychotherapist, PsychD, MUKCP
Verified Verified
As a UKCP registered psychotherapist with over 15 years experience, I am also an accredited EMDR practitioner and a creative arts therapist. I use various techniques to help my clients process and heal their difficulties. tSee my website: myembodiedpsyche.com. I also offer small group (2-4 people) therapy using the deeply grounding and healing powers of clay therapy - the cost per session for group therapy is reduced to £30 per session.
As a UKCP registered psychotherapist with over 15 years experience, I am also an accredited EMDR practitioner and a creative arts therapist. I use various techniques to help my clients process and heal their difficulties. tSee my website: myembodiedpsyche.com. I also offer small group (2-4 people) therapy using the deeply grounding and healing powers of clay therapy - the cost per session for group therapy is reduced to £30 per session.
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Photo of Giorgia Cagnoli, Psychologist in CT2, England
Giorgia Cagnoli
Psychologist, MSc, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT2  (Online Only)
I am a Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of experience in a variety of NHS and private settings. I predominantly work with adults and adolescents and I treat conditions such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, trauma and personality disorders. I support people who struggle with mental health difficulties and feel stuck in dysfunctional patterns, and I help them to achieve their best potential. My special interests are relational difficulties, neurodiversity, traumas and emotion regulation.
I am a Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of experience in a variety of NHS and private settings. I predominantly work with adults and adolescents and I treat conditions such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, trauma and personality disorders. I support people who struggle with mental health difficulties and feel stuck in dysfunctional patterns, and I help them to achieve their best potential. My special interests are relational difficulties, neurodiversity, traumas and emotion regulation.
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Photo of Elizabeth Hartley Counselling, Psychotherapist in CT2, England
Elizabeth Hartley Counselling
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Are you looking for support? Maybe you're tired of always putting others first or you might be feeling too anxious to be around people, overwhelmed and stuck . I can support you with regular sessions and a range of resources. You have come this far, the next step is to call on 01227 538072.
Are you looking for support? Maybe you're tired of always putting others first or you might be feeling too anxious to be around people, overwhelmed and stuck . I can support you with regular sessions and a range of resources. You have come this far, the next step is to call on 01227 538072.
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Photo of Sue Brown, Counsellor in CT2, England
Sue Brown
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Struggling with stress, anxiety, work-related issues, relationships, discrimination or situations affecting your emotional well-being. These issues could evoke worry, feelings of isolation or fear. You are not alone, by starting your journey with me, it ends with you. Creating the right space allows you to explore what has happened in the past and/or continues to affect you. With support you may be able gain some insight as to why these issues leave you feeling stuck, or repeating the same behaviour. Change is achievable, by developing yourself and building confidence, resilience which may create a happier you.
Struggling with stress, anxiety, work-related issues, relationships, discrimination or situations affecting your emotional well-being. These issues could evoke worry, feelings of isolation or fear. You are not alone, by starting your journey with me, it ends with you. Creating the right space allows you to explore what has happened in the past and/or continues to affect you. With support you may be able gain some insight as to why these issues leave you feeling stuck, or repeating the same behaviour. Change is achievable, by developing yourself and building confidence, resilience which may create a happier you.
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Photo of The Canterbury Hope Foundation, Psychotherapist in CT2, England
The Canterbury Hope Foundation
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Psychoanalytical Psychoanalysis and Integrative Counselling: "The speed and accuracy by which Chris was able to work out our personalities and provide genuinely useful insight was, quite frankly, incredible.  This insight, hard as it was to digest, proved to be so profound to me that I was finally able to unpick what had being going on in my relationship.  His ability to sum up the relationship in one stark metaphor was a watershed moment for me.  Through his insight and continued support I have managed to start to discover myself again and to regain my confidence which had been systematically dismantled."  Mr. M, 2019, Canterbury.
Psychoanalytical Psychoanalysis and Integrative Counselling: "The speed and accuracy by which Chris was able to work out our personalities and provide genuinely useful insight was, quite frankly, incredible.  This insight, hard as it was to digest, proved to be so profound to me that I was finally able to unpick what had being going on in my relationship.  His ability to sum up the relationship in one stark metaphor was a watershed moment for me.  Through his insight and continued support I have managed to start to discover myself again and to regain my confidence which had been systematically dismantled."  Mr. M, 2019, Canterbury.
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Photo of Drew Heath, Counsellor in CT2, England
Drew Heath
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Overwhelmed? You are a student in Canterbury age 18-25, and you are struggling with ANXIETY. Fears of others thinking badly of you. Your love life has left you a mess. Text messages are overthought. Hiding inside, you are avoiding being seen. Going to the gym creates panic. You suck - and the fear is everyone is starting to see it. You know it's not going to change on its own. Wouldn't it be amazingly useful to get professional help? Start seeing some wizard of a therapist - who specialises in exactly your problem?
Overwhelmed? You are a student in Canterbury age 18-25, and you are struggling with ANXIETY. Fears of others thinking badly of you. Your love life has left you a mess. Text messages are overthought. Hiding inside, you are avoiding being seen. Going to the gym creates panic. You suck - and the fear is everyone is starting to see it. You know it's not going to change on its own. Wouldn't it be amazingly useful to get professional help? Start seeing some wizard of a therapist - who specialises in exactly your problem?
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Photo of Chris Zacharia, Psychologist in CT2, England
Chris Zacharia
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Ed. Psych.
Verified Verified
Dr Zacharia is a specialist in the following areas: . Dyslexia & Specific Learning Difficulties . Emotional underpinnings of Learning Difficulties . Anxiety . Stress, Work Issues. Depression . Low confidence . Low Self-esteem . Grief & Loss
Dr Zacharia is a specialist in the following areas: . Dyslexia & Specific Learning Difficulties . Emotional underpinnings of Learning Difficulties . Anxiety . Stress, Work Issues. Depression . Low confidence . Low Self-esteem . Grief & Loss
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Photo of Nikolett Megyeri, Psychotherapist in CT2, England
Nikolett Megyeri
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Have you ever felt that nobody really gets you? Have you ever been thinking I just do not fit in? If only someone would understand you! I know how lonely that can feel. When we find ourselves making the same mistakes over and over again despite following advice from our family or friends, its time to reach out to someone who can give you a better understanding why do we make the choices we make and how can we break the cycle of bad decisions.
Have you ever felt that nobody really gets you? Have you ever been thinking I just do not fit in? If only someone would understand you! I know how lonely that can feel. When we find ourselves making the same mistakes over and over again despite following advice from our family or friends, its time to reach out to someone who can give you a better understanding why do we make the choices we make and how can we break the cycle of bad decisions.
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Photo of Nettie Amorati, Counsellor in CT2, England
Nettie Amorati
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hi, I'm Nettie and welcome to my practice called My Safe Space Therapy. I'm a fully qualified psycho-therapeutic counsellor with over 9 years experience. I'm a trauma-informed counsellor and I work in an integrative way. Based on my clients' needs, I draw on different counselling theories, such as humanistic, psychodynamic and CBT (and its derivatives). I may also do inner child work, use sand play and props, eg stones and shells, Playdoh and other sensory toys to help the client. I'm a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy and I abide by its Ethical Framework for Counselling Professionals.
Hi, I'm Nettie and welcome to my practice called My Safe Space Therapy. I'm a fully qualified psycho-therapeutic counsellor with over 9 years experience. I'm a trauma-informed counsellor and I work in an integrative way. Based on my clients' needs, I draw on different counselling theories, such as humanistic, psychodynamic and CBT (and its derivatives). I may also do inner child work, use sand play and props, eg stones and shells, Playdoh and other sensory toys to help the client. I'm a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy and I abide by its Ethical Framework for Counselling Professionals.
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Photo of Hillary Smith, Psychotherapist in CT2, England
Hillary Smith
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT2  (Online Only)
I strive to provide a warm and non-judgemental space for my clients to talk, believing the relationship and connection between counsellor and client is fundamental to client self-exploration and personal growth. I work collaboratively with each client so I can tailor my approach, this is important, as we are all unique. Offering a safe and confidential space for the expression and understanding of feelings. I can offer the flexibility of short or longer term therapy and the frequency of sessions is entirely up to each client, options include weekly, fortnightly, a floating arrangement for those working on a changeable rota.
I strive to provide a warm and non-judgemental space for my clients to talk, believing the relationship and connection between counsellor and client is fundamental to client self-exploration and personal growth. I work collaboratively with each client so I can tailor my approach, this is important, as we are all unique. Offering a safe and confidential space for the expression and understanding of feelings. I can offer the flexibility of short or longer term therapy and the frequency of sessions is entirely up to each client, options include weekly, fortnightly, a floating arrangement for those working on a changeable rota.
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Photo of Gemma Shah, Counsellor in CT2, England
Gemma Shah
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
If you have come to a point in your life where things have become too much and you feel you or a member of your family need some extra support, then counselling is a great way to reach out. Through building an honest and trustworthy relationship, I aim to help my clients understand and overcome their difficulties whilst developing tools to help them in the future. I am an integrative counsellor, which means I draw from a number of different approaches to counselling. This allows for an open space where we can explore different ideas and find what works best for you. This may include creative work, looking at theory, or mindfulness.
If you have come to a point in your life where things have become too much and you feel you or a member of your family need some extra support, then counselling is a great way to reach out. Through building an honest and trustworthy relationship, I aim to help my clients understand and overcome their difficulties whilst developing tools to help them in the future. I am an integrative counsellor, which means I draw from a number of different approaches to counselling. This allows for an open space where we can explore different ideas and find what works best for you. This may include creative work, looking at theory, or mindfulness.
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Photo of Louise Bentley, Counsellor in CT2, England
Louise Bentley
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Canterbury CT2  (Online Only)
It can be really difficult to ask for help so as a counsellor I take your interest seriously. I offer a safe, confidential and non judgemental relationship within which we can explore your thoughts and feelings. A place where you will be heard, understood and where I can help you find a way forward from the difficulties you may be experiencing. Whether it be childhood trauma, relationship issues, low self esteem, abuse, depression or something you just can't put your finger on, by contacting myself for counselling is the first step to positive change.
It can be really difficult to ask for help so as a counsellor I take your interest seriously. I offer a safe, confidential and non judgemental relationship within which we can explore your thoughts and feelings. A place where you will be heard, understood and where I can help you find a way forward from the difficulties you may be experiencing. Whether it be childhood trauma, relationship issues, low self esteem, abuse, depression or something you just can't put your finger on, by contacting myself for counselling is the first step to positive change.
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Photo of Richard Farrant, Counsellor in CT2, England
Richard Farrant
Counsellor, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Not accepting new clients
Too many people still think they need to "suffer in silence". There's a strongly-held belief, especially among men, that it's not OK to talk about emotions, about problems in relationships, or about those moments when we feel overwhelmed. I've worked with many clients who come to counselling as a last resort, not really believing it can help them. But thousands of people out there have found that talking does make a difference. If you've been wondering whether it could make a difference for you, contact me for an introductory appointment, to see whether counselling is right for you.
Too many people still think they need to "suffer in silence". There's a strongly-held belief, especially among men, that it's not OK to talk about emotions, about problems in relationships, or about those moments when we feel overwhelmed. I've worked with many clients who come to counselling as a last resort, not really believing it can help them. But thousands of people out there have found that talking does make a difference. If you've been wondering whether it could make a difference for you, contact me for an introductory appointment, to see whether counselling is right for you.
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Photo of Leanne Sands Counselling, Counsellor in CT2, England
Leanne Sands Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
You may be struggling to cope with every day life, feeling overwhelmed with anxiety & dread social situations that take up your energy, resulting in you feeling there is no hope. Relationships may feel unhealthy, difficult & problematic, or like you just don’t fit in, and this can be within our families, our friendships, in the school environment, in the work place & beyond. Changes & transitions may feel too much & stop you from living the life that you want where you may feel stuck & dissatisfied, & trauma may prevent you from feeling at peace.
You may be struggling to cope with every day life, feeling overwhelmed with anxiety & dread social situations that take up your energy, resulting in you feeling there is no hope. Relationships may feel unhealthy, difficult & problematic, or like you just don’t fit in, and this can be within our families, our friendships, in the school environment, in the work place & beyond. Changes & transitions may feel too much & stop you from living the life that you want where you may feel stuck & dissatisfied, & trauma may prevent you from feeling at peace.
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Photo of Helen Hadlow, Counsellor in CT2, England
Helen Hadlow
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
I hold a BA(Hons) in integrative relational counselling and a registered member of BACP. I have a number of years of experience working in the charity and private sector, supporting clients with a wide range of emotional issues. ​ At the heart of my counselling practice is the aim to provide a space where you can come to breathe, to be, and find unconditional acceptance, positive reflection and discover alternative narratives and perspectives for yourself. A relationship that enables that to occur, allows for the development of self-awareness, self- acceptance, hope and healing.
I hold a BA(Hons) in integrative relational counselling and a registered member of BACP. I have a number of years of experience working in the charity and private sector, supporting clients with a wide range of emotional issues. ​ At the heart of my counselling practice is the aim to provide a space where you can come to breathe, to be, and find unconditional acceptance, positive reflection and discover alternative narratives and perspectives for yourself. A relationship that enables that to occur, allows for the development of self-awareness, self- acceptance, hope and healing.
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Photo of Patricia Ann Murphy, Psychotherapist in CT2, England
Patricia Ann Murphy
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
We are all unique but our shared humanity means that we all struggle.With over 40yrs experience of working in mental health I have learnt that one of the most helpful interventions for a human in distress is to help them clarify their values and to use this information as leverage to facilitate the inevitable behavioural change that is needed for a life lived well. I have found that combining CBT with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) promotes symptom reduction but also helps patient's to reconnect with what is important in their lives. If you're reading this I'm guessing you're feeling stuck-maybe I can help with that.
We are all unique but our shared humanity means that we all struggle.With over 40yrs experience of working in mental health I have learnt that one of the most helpful interventions for a human in distress is to help them clarify their values and to use this information as leverage to facilitate the inevitable behavioural change that is needed for a life lived well. I have found that combining CBT with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) promotes symptom reduction but also helps patient's to reconnect with what is important in their lives. If you're reading this I'm guessing you're feeling stuck-maybe I can help with that.
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Photo of Lyndsay Stamp, Psychotherapist in CT2, England
Lyndsay Stamp
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Not accepting new clients
I am a fully qualified BACP Accredited Counsellor, BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and EMDR trained. I have over 14 years’ experience working as a psychotherapist in NHS settings (Primary & Secondary Care) and from treating of a wide range of anxiety and depression related problems. I lecture in CBT and supervise CBT trainees at Canterbury Christ Church University.
I am a fully qualified BACP Accredited Counsellor, BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and EMDR trained. I have over 14 years’ experience working as a psychotherapist in NHS settings (Primary & Secondary Care) and from treating of a wide range of anxiety and depression related problems. I lecture in CBT and supervise CBT trainees at Canterbury Christ Church University.
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Photo of Hannah Metternich, Counsellor in CT2, England
Hannah Metternich
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Waitlist for new clients
Perhaps you’ve been struggling over a long time, or something more recently is affecting you. Whatever the issue, you have the safe space to talk openly and honestly about your feelings and emotions. Each session is client-led as you journey together with me to discover empowering ways to reach your answers and drive forward for change. My compassionate and empathetic style draws on a range of therapy models so that you can better understand your struggles and empower yourself to solve your problems, as therapy provides a sense of self-direction and resilience to grow.
Perhaps you’ve been struggling over a long time, or something more recently is affecting you. Whatever the issue, you have the safe space to talk openly and honestly about your feelings and emotions. Each session is client-led as you journey together with me to discover empowering ways to reach your answers and drive forward for change. My compassionate and empathetic style draws on a range of therapy models so that you can better understand your struggles and empower yourself to solve your problems, as therapy provides a sense of self-direction and resilience to grow.
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Photo of Clare Dash, Psychotherapist in CT2, England
Clare Dash
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap.
Verified Verified
Have you tried talking therapy and still feel overwhelmed, stuck, fearful, unable to sleep or not coping? I offer you the latest trauma informed, heart-centred, body processing psychotherapy, so that you can heal yourself and make peace with your past. I specialise in assisting you to get beyond your thinking to the root causes. I support you to really understand your difficulties. I guide you through evidenced based trauma healing practices to process complex trauma, giving you the tools to always heal yourself. Filling your heart with compassion so that you can reconnect with your higher self, embracing life with grace and ease.
Have you tried talking therapy and still feel overwhelmed, stuck, fearful, unable to sleep or not coping? I offer you the latest trauma informed, heart-centred, body processing psychotherapy, so that you can heal yourself and make peace with your past. I specialise in assisting you to get beyond your thinking to the root causes. I support you to really understand your difficulties. I guide you through evidenced based trauma healing practices to process complex trauma, giving you the tools to always heal yourself. Filling your heart with compassion so that you can reconnect with your higher self, embracing life with grace and ease.
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Photo of Dr Denitsa Radeva-Petrova, Psychotherapist in CT2, England
Dr Denitsa Radeva-Petrova
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Do you feel overwhelmed in social situations, worrying how others perceive you? Are you having trouble sleeping or waking up in the middle of the night with your heart racing? Or perhaps on some days it is a real challenge to wake up and find the motivation to get out of bed, wondering ‘what’s the point?’ Sometimes, it might be difficult to share your thoughts and feelings with your family and friends. I aim to offer you a safe, confidential space to explore what is on your mind.
Do you feel overwhelmed in social situations, worrying how others perceive you? Are you having trouble sleeping or waking up in the middle of the night with your heart racing? Or perhaps on some days it is a real challenge to wake up and find the motivation to get out of bed, wondering ‘what’s the point?’ Sometimes, it might be difficult to share your thoughts and feelings with your family and friends. I aim to offer you a safe, confidential space to explore what is on your mind.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in CT2

40+

Average cost per session

£57

Counsellors in CT2 who prioritize treating:

85% Anxiety
85% Self Esteem
80% Relationship Issues
78% Depression
70% Trauma and PTSD
67% Bereavement
65% Stress

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

83% Bupa
58% Aviva
50% AXA PPP

How Counsellors in CT2 see their clients

87% In Person and Online
13% Online Only

Gender breakdown

85% Female
15% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in CT2?

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.