Counselling in E12

Photo of Gemma Capocci Counselling & Psychotherapy, Counsellor in E12, England
Gemma Capocci Counselling & Psychotherapy
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Life can be hard, but you don't have to travel through it alone. I offer a warm, compassionate and non-judgemental space to share any difficult thoughts, feelings or past memories that may be troubling you. Through developing a therapeutic relationship of trust and safety, we will work collaboratively together to reach a specified goal, allowing space for deeper insight and understanding of your self along the way. There is no right or wrong way to do therapy. I offer both in-person and online therapy, long and short term, at a pace that is most comfortable for you.
Life can be hard, but you don't have to travel through it alone. I offer a warm, compassionate and non-judgemental space to share any difficult thoughts, feelings or past memories that may be troubling you. Through developing a therapeutic relationship of trust and safety, we will work collaboratively together to reach a specified goal, allowing space for deeper insight and understanding of your self along the way. There is no right or wrong way to do therapy. I offer both in-person and online therapy, long and short term, at a pace that is most comfortable for you.
020 3871 0576 View 020 3871 0576
Photo of Laura Blundell, Psychotherapist in E12, England
Laura Blundell
Psychotherapist, UKCP Trainee
Verified
My approach is relational, mindful, and person-centred. As we talk, we pay close attention to what arises within you (and between us) in the moment. This can provide insight into the conscious and unconscious beliefs that drive your perceptions and behaviours. I offer a warm and confidential space within which to explore your thoughts, emotions, and experiences. A place for you to be fully received, exactly as you are. Perhaps you are feeling depressed, stuck, or anxious. You might be struggling in relationship or having difficulty with a past trauma - or maybe it isn't easy to put words to things and you need space to work it out.
My approach is relational, mindful, and person-centred. As we talk, we pay close attention to what arises within you (and between us) in the moment. This can provide insight into the conscious and unconscious beliefs that drive your perceptions and behaviours. I offer a warm and confidential space within which to explore your thoughts, emotions, and experiences. A place for you to be fully received, exactly as you are. Perhaps you are feeling depressed, stuck, or anxious. You might be struggling in relationship or having difficulty with a past trauma - or maybe it isn't easy to put words to things and you need space to work it out.
020 3004 6133 View 020 3004 6133
Photo of Gulshan Oriakhel, Psychotherapist in E12, England
Gulshan Oriakhel
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
London E12  (Online Only)
I am a professionally qualified therapist and registered member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adhere to their ethical framework for good practice to ensure that I work to the best interest of my clients. I work with adults and young people from all background with different past life experiences and psychological difficulties . There are many different reasons why you may be seeking therapy – you might be feeling stuck, misunderstood, judged or facing challenge from past life experiences that is preventing you to move forward in the way you would like.
I am a professionally qualified therapist and registered member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adhere to their ethical framework for good practice to ensure that I work to the best interest of my clients. I work with adults and young people from all background with different past life experiences and psychological difficulties . There are many different reasons why you may be seeking therapy – you might be feeling stuck, misunderstood, judged or facing challenge from past life experiences that is preventing you to move forward in the way you would like.
020 3835 5449 View 020 3835 5449
Photo of Fahmida Khanum, Psychotherapist in E12, England
Fahmida Khanum
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified
I am a counsellor / psychotherapist who can facilitate helping you overcome emotional pain and unrest. I believe most people experience difficulties in their relationships with others as well as themselves, which is why a good therapeutic relationship is the foundation of the healing process. I do this by building and strengthening the therapeutic relationship between us, creating a safe, non-judgmental space for you to share your thoughts and feelings. The ultimate goal would be to let you explore your strategies in managing emotional conflicts, enabling you to move forward. I have extensive experience in this field with very positive results.
I am a counsellor / psychotherapist who can facilitate helping you overcome emotional pain and unrest. I believe most people experience difficulties in their relationships with others as well as themselves, which is why a good therapeutic relationship is the foundation of the healing process. I do this by building and strengthening the therapeutic relationship between us, creating a safe, non-judgmental space for you to share your thoughts and feelings. The ultimate goal would be to let you explore your strategies in managing emotional conflicts, enabling you to move forward. I have extensive experience in this field with very positive results.
07480 609351 View 07480 609351
Photo of Lina Chen, Psychotherapist in E12, England
Lina Chen
Psychotherapist, MSc, COSRT Accred
Verified
I'm an integrative psychotherapist specialising in psychosexual and relationship therapy. I trained with London Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy and am a registered member of COSRT. I'm passionate about my work, supporting individuals and couples from all backgrounds including sexual trauma survivors, migrants, LGBTQ+, and GSRD. I offer therapy for a wide range of sexual and relationship issues. I tailor my therapeutic tools and approaches to individual clients’ needs. These include CBT, attachment theory, psychodynamic therapy, imago therapy and existential therapy in addition to a wide range of psychosexual tools.
I'm an integrative psychotherapist specialising in psychosexual and relationship therapy. I trained with London Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy and am a registered member of COSRT. I'm passionate about my work, supporting individuals and couples from all backgrounds including sexual trauma survivors, migrants, LGBTQ+, and GSRD. I offer therapy for a wide range of sexual and relationship issues. I tailor my therapeutic tools and approaches to individual clients’ needs. These include CBT, attachment theory, psychodynamic therapy, imago therapy and existential therapy in addition to a wide range of psychosexual tools.
01803 221489 View 01803 221489
Photo of Jenna Robertson, Counsellor in E12, England
Jenna Robertson
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified
Whether you are struggling with anxiety, ADHD, depression, stress, life adjustments, relational issues, or other struggles with mental health, you deserve to be heard and supported. The isolation and confusion can feel overwhelming, but as long as you are dedicated to moving forward there is so much hope and so many possibilities for healing.
Whether you are struggling with anxiety, ADHD, depression, stress, life adjustments, relational issues, or other struggles with mental health, you deserve to be heard and supported. The isolation and confusion can feel overwhelming, but as long as you are dedicated to moving forward there is so much hope and so many possibilities for healing.
01383 663412 View 01383 663412
Photo of Shirley-Anne Carter, Psychotherapist in E12, England
Shirley-Anne Carter
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified
1 Endorsed
I really do love people and their stories and experiences - I always have. I’ve listened to stories without judgement for almost sixty years. Nothing shocks me and nothing surprises me. I’ve heard the saddest of stories as well as the most amazing ones, and I’m so grateful that I have. I would love to listen to your story – to hear about your strengths and weaknesses, your loves and losses, your joys and sorrows. Whatever your reasons for coming to me, I’m here to help. I believe that in everyone, there is a part that thrives, that’s dynamic, strong and so very wonderful.
I really do love people and their stories and experiences - I always have. I’ve listened to stories without judgement for almost sixty years. Nothing shocks me and nothing surprises me. I’ve heard the saddest of stories as well as the most amazing ones, and I’m so grateful that I have. I would love to listen to your story – to hear about your strengths and weaknesses, your loves and losses, your joys and sorrows. Whatever your reasons for coming to me, I’m here to help. I believe that in everyone, there is a part that thrives, that’s dynamic, strong and so very wonderful.
020 3974 2432 View 020 3974 2432
Photo of Anna Cwikla, Psychologist in E12, England
Anna Cwikla
Psychologist, MA, GMBPsS
Verified
London E12  (Online Only)
Jestem psychologiem, psychoterapeutą poznawczo-behawioralnym w trakcie certyfikacji w Szkole Psychoterapii Poznawczo-Behawioralnej Uniwersytetu SWPS pod kierownictwem dr hab. Agnieszka Popiel i dr Ewy Pragłowskiej. Ukończyłam psychologię na Uniwersytecie Jagiellońskim, ścieżkę kliniczną oraz Diagnozę neuropsychologiczną na Uniwersytecie SWPS w Katowicach. Jestem czynnym  członkiem Polish Psychologists’ Association w Londynie, gdzie prowadzę konsultacje psychologiczne oraz psychoterapie. Doświadczenie kliniczne zdobyłam w Szpitalu Uniwersyteckim w Krakowie oraz Szpitalu im. Ludwika Rydygiera w Krakowie.
Jestem psychologiem, psychoterapeutą poznawczo-behawioralnym w trakcie certyfikacji w Szkole Psychoterapii Poznawczo-Behawioralnej Uniwersytetu SWPS pod kierownictwem dr hab. Agnieszka Popiel i dr Ewy Pragłowskiej. Ukończyłam psychologię na Uniwersytecie Jagiellońskim, ścieżkę kliniczną oraz Diagnozę neuropsychologiczną na Uniwersytecie SWPS w Katowicach. Jestem czynnym  członkiem Polish Psychologists’ Association w Londynie, gdzie prowadzę konsultacje psychologiczne oraz psychoterapie. Doświadczenie kliniczne zdobyłam w Szpitalu Uniwersyteckim w Krakowie oraz Szpitalu im. Ludwika Rydygiera w Krakowie.
01708 973558 View 01708 973558
Photo of Nurun Nessa, Psychotherapist in E12, England
Nurun Nessa
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
I understand that reaching out for support can evoke much anxiety. I am here to work at your pace and with your agenda. I have learned that our reaction to challenges in our adult lives can often be related to our childhood experiences. Within our partnership we will be able to work through childhood trauma, attachment and how they may impact on your current mental health. My hope is that you will be able to show your own commitment to the process. My belief is that the level of commitment you show towards your therapy will plant the seeds of your own growth and development. The outcome being invaluable.
I understand that reaching out for support can evoke much anxiety. I am here to work at your pace and with your agenda. I have learned that our reaction to challenges in our adult lives can often be related to our childhood experiences. Within our partnership we will be able to work through childhood trauma, attachment and how they may impact on your current mental health. My hope is that you will be able to show your own commitment to the process. My belief is that the level of commitment you show towards your therapy will plant the seeds of your own growth and development. The outcome being invaluable.
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Photo of Sally Pinkus Dip Couns And Cbt. Online Counselling., Counsellor in E12, England
Sally Pinkus Dip Couns And Cbt. Online Counselling.
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
London E12  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Sally. I have worked in the field of mental health and substance misuse for over 15 years, using various types of therapy such as CBT, Talking Therapy, Psychodynamic plus other methods suited to any particular client. I offer online counselling sessions only, by way of telephone or video call. I have a warm, kind and welcoming personality and will help you to work through your issues at your pace. You are welcome to have sessions weekly or alternate weeks on Microsoft Teams or whichever platform you prefer.
Hi, I'm Sally. I have worked in the field of mental health and substance misuse for over 15 years, using various types of therapy such as CBT, Talking Therapy, Psychodynamic plus other methods suited to any particular client. I offer online counselling sessions only, by way of telephone or video call. I have a warm, kind and welcoming personality and will help you to work through your issues at your pace. You are welcome to have sessions weekly or alternate weeks on Microsoft Teams or whichever platform you prefer.
01706 390397 View 01706 390397
Photo of Lucy Millar, Psychotherapist in E12, England
Lucy Millar
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
It is amazing how much being listened to helps. Sometimes it is enough to merely let go of the words that have built up inside you over the years. We are all built differently, and a significant amount of my clients have been a little daunted by the thought of talking about themselves for this long, at least at the beginning. I have a patient and relaxed style that my clients tell me help them take things at their own pace. I know that the only ‘right’ way of ‘doing therapy’ is the way that makes you feel safe. No two of my clients are the same therefore I have adopted a style that provides bespoke sessions to each individual.
It is amazing how much being listened to helps. Sometimes it is enough to merely let go of the words that have built up inside you over the years. We are all built differently, and a significant amount of my clients have been a little daunted by the thought of talking about themselves for this long, at least at the beginning. I have a patient and relaxed style that my clients tell me help them take things at their own pace. I know that the only ‘right’ way of ‘doing therapy’ is the way that makes you feel safe. No two of my clients are the same therefore I have adopted a style that provides bespoke sessions to each individual.
01332 215498 View 01332 215498
Photo of Husna Rahman, Psychotherapist in E12, England
Husna Rahman
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
London E12  (Online Only)
I am an integrative Psychotherapist who uses various methods and theories from a range of modalities to tailor my style to the individual's needs. I feel that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to therapy and that each client must be worked with, in an individual manner. I am influenced by Person-Centred and Psychodynamic concepts in my work, as I like to get to the root cause of what is pertinent for the client at present, whilst always remembering that ‘the client is an expert in their own lives’.
I am an integrative Psychotherapist who uses various methods and theories from a range of modalities to tailor my style to the individual's needs. I feel that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to therapy and that each client must be worked with, in an individual manner. I am influenced by Person-Centred and Psychodynamic concepts in my work, as I like to get to the root cause of what is pertinent for the client at present, whilst always remembering that ‘the client is an expert in their own lives’.
020 3889 8398 View 020 3889 8398
Photo of Susan Vieira, Counsellor in E12, England
Susan Vieira
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
If you are experiencing anxiety, depression, low mood, relationship issues, anger, grief or want to process unresolved trauma from your childhood I have experience of working with all of these and together we can explore in a safe, accepting and non-judgemental space. I will seek to create a strong therapeutic relationship which will allow you the safety and trust you need to unpick and understand your current situation, patterns and relationships and work towards building stronger foundations.
If you are experiencing anxiety, depression, low mood, relationship issues, anger, grief or want to process unresolved trauma from your childhood I have experience of working with all of these and together we can explore in a safe, accepting and non-judgemental space. I will seek to create a strong therapeutic relationship which will allow you the safety and trust you need to unpick and understand your current situation, patterns and relationships and work towards building stronger foundations.
01480 585501 View 01480 585501
Photo of Aishwarya Sunil Kulkarni, Psychotherapist in E12, England
Aishwarya Sunil Kulkarni
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
London E12  (Online Only)
Each client presents unique needs, making therapy a courageous undertaking. Acknowledging the personal and intense nature of the therapeutic process, I am committed to establishing a calm and accepting atmosphere free of judgment. Cultivating a strong client-counsellor bond is paramount, ensuring a space where they feel comfortable sharing without reservation. My focus is always on navigating emotions, dispelling doubts, and fostering a constructive therapeutic journey.
Each client presents unique needs, making therapy a courageous undertaking. Acknowledging the personal and intense nature of the therapeutic process, I am committed to establishing a calm and accepting atmosphere free of judgment. Cultivating a strong client-counsellor bond is paramount, ensuring a space where they feel comfortable sharing without reservation. My focus is always on navigating emotions, dispelling doubts, and fostering a constructive therapeutic journey.
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Photo of Lesley Jane Sinnott, Counsellor in E12, England
Lesley Jane Sinnott
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
London E12  (Online Only)
Are you struggling with feeling not only heard but listened to? Want to be able to safely discuss past and present difficulties gaining awareness and understanding about your unwanted thoughts, feelings and behaviours to bring about change in your life? Have you unsolved problems with bereavement and loss, domestic abuse, feeling depressed or anxious and have low self esteem? I provide a non-judgmental, empathetic and understanding approach to counselling, where clients feel comfortable to express their issues in a safe and caring environment.
Are you struggling with feeling not only heard but listened to? Want to be able to safely discuss past and present difficulties gaining awareness and understanding about your unwanted thoughts, feelings and behaviours to bring about change in your life? Have you unsolved problems with bereavement and loss, domestic abuse, feeling depressed or anxious and have low self esteem? I provide a non-judgmental, empathetic and understanding approach to counselling, where clients feel comfortable to express their issues in a safe and caring environment.
020 4538 1574 View 020 4538 1574
Photo of Emma Cockburn, Counsellor in E12, England
Emma Cockburn
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Waitlist for new clients
Coming to therapy might be a very scary and daunting thing to do, you may feel like you ‘shouldn’t’ need therapy. I understand this and I want you to know that you are not alone, from your first steps I will be with you. I can provide a compassionate environment so that you can feel, talk about and reflect on, your own emotional processes. Having gained understanding about yourself and felt your emotions, you will increasingly have the space to reflect and make choices. If you are suffering and feel unsure of how to change this, I invite you to contact me and take the first step towards change and self -acceptance.
Coming to therapy might be a very scary and daunting thing to do, you may feel like you ‘shouldn’t’ need therapy. I understand this and I want you to know that you are not alone, from your first steps I will be with you. I can provide a compassionate environment so that you can feel, talk about and reflect on, your own emotional processes. Having gained understanding about yourself and felt your emotions, you will increasingly have the space to reflect and make choices. If you are suffering and feel unsure of how to change this, I invite you to contact me and take the first step towards change and self -acceptance.
01661 521093 View 01661 521093
Photo of Jessica O'Kelly, Psychologist in E12, England
Jessica O'Kelly
Psychologist, MSc, GMBPsS
Verified
London E12  (Online Only)
Do you ever spend time worrying about things you have said or done in a meeting? to a friend? to your boss? Do you ever get trapped in self-critical thinking - where after a mistake you constantly berate yourself? Do you ever wake up in the night or when your trying to do something important and you can't control negative thoughts? Are you going through a period of transition and feeling stressed, confused or lost? I've always been fascinated by the power of the brain - how it can work for us and against us. With over 7 years of experience, I've witnessed first-hand how our mindset can either lift us up or hold us back.
Do you ever spend time worrying about things you have said or done in a meeting? to a friend? to your boss? Do you ever get trapped in self-critical thinking - where after a mistake you constantly berate yourself? Do you ever wake up in the night or when your trying to do something important and you can't control negative thoughts? Are you going through a period of transition and feeling stressed, confused or lost? I've always been fascinated by the power of the brain - how it can work for us and against us. With over 7 years of experience, I've witnessed first-hand how our mindset can either lift us up or hold us back.
020 4538 1803 View 020 4538 1803
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Inclusion Psychologists Limited
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Ed. Psych.
Verified
London E12  (Online Only)
We are Black Psychologists, Diversity & Inclusion Consultants offering assessments, therapy & coaching services. We are a multidisciplinary team offering counselling, neurodiversity counselling & family therapy. We work with clients from backgrounds, from all over the world & those seeking therapy responsive to their ethnic and cultural needs. We are antiracism experts providing training and assessments in EDI using our Six Stages Conceptual Framework on challenging discriminations & Racism. Providing bespoke training in the areas of diversity and inclusion including special educational needs. Expert witness and negligence claims.
We are Black Psychologists, Diversity & Inclusion Consultants offering assessments, therapy & coaching services. We are a multidisciplinary team offering counselling, neurodiversity counselling & family therapy. We work with clients from backgrounds, from all over the world & those seeking therapy responsive to their ethnic and cultural needs. We are antiracism experts providing training and assessments in EDI using our Six Stages Conceptual Framework on challenging discriminations & Racism. Providing bespoke training in the areas of diversity and inclusion including special educational needs. Expert witness and negligence claims.
07401 284697 View 07401 284697
Photo of Shirley Banton, Psychotherapist in E12, England
Shirley Banton
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
I am qualified MBACP Psychotherapist with over 10 years' experience working as a Counsellor. I offer a gentle reassuring service for those who are experiencing difficult emotional issues in their life. Perhaps from a recent or past traumatic event or a long-standing battle with anxiety, low moods or simply feeling burnt out. At times like this the presence of a sympathetic ear is welcomed. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life, if you are ready to take that step, I am here to support you. I offer face to face, online and telephone counselling, so location is not an issue.
I am qualified MBACP Psychotherapist with over 10 years' experience working as a Counsellor. I offer a gentle reassuring service for those who are experiencing difficult emotional issues in their life. Perhaps from a recent or past traumatic event or a long-standing battle with anxiety, low moods or simply feeling burnt out. At times like this the presence of a sympathetic ear is welcomed. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life, if you are ready to take that step, I am here to support you. I offer face to face, online and telephone counselling, so location is not an issue.
01708 963860 View 01708 963860
Photo of Scanlon Psychotherapy, Psychotherapist in E12, England
Scanlon Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Are you a successful professional woman who doubts your own accomplishments? Do you sometimes feel that you are worthless or not good enough, or that you are somehow going to be found out? Do you think that you easily put others needs above your own? Would you like to have more confidence and self belief in who you are and what you do? Just imagine for a moment what your life would look like if you did feel more confident within yourself! Imagine what life would look like if you changed any negative belief for a new empowering positive belief!
Are you a successful professional woman who doubts your own accomplishments? Do you sometimes feel that you are worthless or not good enough, or that you are somehow going to be found out? Do you think that you easily put others needs above your own? Would you like to have more confidence and self belief in who you are and what you do? Just imagine for a moment what your life would look like if you did feel more confident within yourself! Imagine what life would look like if you changed any negative belief for a new empowering positive belief!
020 3962 1616 View 020 3962 1616

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Number of Counsellors in E12

20+

Average cost per session

£60

Counsellors in E12 who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
82% Stress
77% Relationship Issues
77% Self Esteem
68% Depression
55% Bereavement
55% Peer Relationships

Average years in practice

5 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Vitality
50% Aviva
50% AXA PPP

How Counsellors in E12 see their clients

60% In Person and Online
40% Online Only

Gender breakdown

96% Female
4% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in E12?

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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.