Counselling in E14

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Eli Pines
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
88 Endorsed
London E14  (Online Only)
It is often hard for a lot of us to be motivated enough to reach out for help, but it is a important and vital part of getting helped. So you have taken the first step in the right direction! I would be glad to hear from you to see if I can help you."What to expect? I have a flexible approach to our sessions, I offer brief intervention work for short term problems which may be a reaction to a life event. Longer term therapy for difficulties you may have been experiencing over a long period of time.
It is often hard for a lot of us to be motivated enough to reach out for help, but it is a important and vital part of getting helped. So you have taken the first step in the right direction! I would be glad to hear from you to see if I can help you."What to expect? I have a flexible approach to our sessions, I offer brief intervention work for short term problems which may be a reaction to a life event. Longer term therapy for difficulties you may have been experiencing over a long period of time.
020 8176 6735 View 020 8176 6735
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Dr Michelle Fong
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
London E14  (Online Only)
Are you carrying a lot of stress on your own and feel unhappy or anxious? Maybe you keep finding yourself in relationships that don't make you happy or make you feel insecure or resentful? Maybe you get overwhelmed by trauma or painful experiences from your past? These could be new problems or problems you've been struggling with for a long time. We all have mental health needs and we don't have to suffer alone. With over 20 years of experience I am here to help you get your life back on track. I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Certified Advanced Level Schema Therapist and work in the NHS and in private healthcare.
Are you carrying a lot of stress on your own and feel unhappy or anxious? Maybe you keep finding yourself in relationships that don't make you happy or make you feel insecure or resentful? Maybe you get overwhelmed by trauma or painful experiences from your past? These could be new problems or problems you've been struggling with for a long time. We all have mental health needs and we don't have to suffer alone. With over 20 years of experience I am here to help you get your life back on track. I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Certified Advanced Level Schema Therapist and work in the NHS and in private healthcare.
020 4538 4086 View 020 4538 4086
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Own Your ADHD
Psychologist, AFBPSsS
Verified Verified
London E14  (Online Only)
Hey, thanks for looking at my profile, if you think you might like to know more let's organise a free intro call and you can get a feel for me on Zoom. I'm a gay, cis-male clinical psychologist and I have ADHD. I am Chair of the British Psychological Society Section of Sexualities and a member of the BPS Practice Guideline Review board, the Mental Capacity Advisory Group and WPATH. I can diagnose and treat all psychiatric conditions, but I have a particularly strong background in autism, ADHD, brain injury, OCD, BDD, fatigue and LGBTQ+ affirmative practice. I am a proud trans and NB ally.
Hey, thanks for looking at my profile, if you think you might like to know more let's organise a free intro call and you can get a feel for me on Zoom. I'm a gay, cis-male clinical psychologist and I have ADHD. I am Chair of the British Psychological Society Section of Sexualities and a member of the BPS Practice Guideline Review board, the Mental Capacity Advisory Group and WPATH. I can diagnose and treat all psychiatric conditions, but I have a particularly strong background in autism, ADHD, brain injury, OCD, BDD, fatigue and LGBTQ+ affirmative practice. I am a proud trans and NB ally.
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Dr Thomas Italiano
Psychotherapist, PsychD, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Well into the 21st centuries, life has become faster and in many ways“easier” – the world is a click away – yet the demands have grown too. We are expected to be efficient, confident, independent and yet connected, relaxed, free. Contradicting expectations leave us confused, tense, dissatisfied ad it is difficult to navigate through vague routes. Against this background noise, we juggle relationships, families, work, friendships and sometimes the difficulties of the process become unmanageable. At times our struggle might take the shape of a psychological disorder: OCD, anxiety, depression; more often we feel confused or exhausted.
Well into the 21st centuries, life has become faster and in many ways“easier” – the world is a click away – yet the demands have grown too. We are expected to be efficient, confident, independent and yet connected, relaxed, free. Contradicting expectations leave us confused, tense, dissatisfied ad it is difficult to navigate through vague routes. Against this background noise, we juggle relationships, families, work, friendships and sometimes the difficulties of the process become unmanageable. At times our struggle might take the shape of a psychological disorder: OCD, anxiety, depression; more often we feel confused or exhausted.
020 3984 8085 View 020 3984 8085
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Alexandra Tarr
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
I am passionate about helping others work through their struggles. Our life presents challenges and obstacles, and I am dedicated to providing a safe and supportive space for my clients to work through their difficulties with empathy, authenticity, and without judgement. I adapt my practice to you, working both short-term and long-term.
I am passionate about helping others work through their struggles. Our life presents challenges and obstacles, and I am dedicated to providing a safe and supportive space for my clients to work through their difficulties with empathy, authenticity, and without judgement. I adapt my practice to you, working both short-term and long-term.
020 8016 2229 View 020 8016 2229
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Your Psychotherapist
Psychologist, PsychD, CPsychol
Verified Verified
London E14  (Online Only)
Do you ever feel worried, stuck, lost, hopeless, lonely, lethargic, anxious, unable to sleep – less able to cope with life? Does this affect your ability to enjoy relationships, work, everyday life? Most of us experience challenging times at various stages of our lives but we don’t have to be alone with this. Psychological therapy offers a safe place that helps you to understand and overcome your issues. I will work with you as a team to understand symptoms, underlying issues, their causes and maintenance specific to you. We will find ways forward to relieving symptoms and distress and improving your wellbeing.
Do you ever feel worried, stuck, lost, hopeless, lonely, lethargic, anxious, unable to sleep – less able to cope with life? Does this affect your ability to enjoy relationships, work, everyday life? Most of us experience challenging times at various stages of our lives but we don’t have to be alone with this. Psychological therapy offers a safe place that helps you to understand and overcome your issues. I will work with you as a team to understand symptoms, underlying issues, their causes and maintenance specific to you. We will find ways forward to relieving symptoms and distress and improving your wellbeing.
020 8103 3863 View 020 8103 3863
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Dr Afua Appiah
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Not accepting new clients
I am Clinical Psychologist who is experienced in working with people at various stages in life, from childhood up to older adults, as well as a range of experiences which impact mental wellbeing. These include anxiety disorders, low mood or depression, substance misuse, health psychology, trauma/PTSD, body dysmorphia, OCD, hoarding, disordered eating behaviours, neurodevelopment and neuropsychological presentations.
I am Clinical Psychologist who is experienced in working with people at various stages in life, from childhood up to older adults, as well as a range of experiences which impact mental wellbeing. These include anxiety disorders, low mood or depression, substance misuse, health psychology, trauma/PTSD, body dysmorphia, OCD, hoarding, disordered eating behaviours, neurodevelopment and neuropsychological presentations.
020 3962 2204 View 020 3962 2204
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Dr Georgia Halls, Willow Psychology Service
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
London E14  (Online Only)
Are you feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed? Maybe you've recently had a big life change, or you have been struggling with anxiety and/or stress for a while but now feel it is the time to get some extra support. Do you want space to be listened to, understand what is going on for you and how to change things? My priority is to help you feel comfortable, listened to and for me to follow your pace.
Are you feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed? Maybe you've recently had a big life change, or you have been struggling with anxiety and/or stress for a while but now feel it is the time to get some extra support. Do you want space to be listened to, understand what is going on for you and how to change things? My priority is to help you feel comfortable, listened to and for me to follow your pace.
020 8138 0279 View 020 8138 0279
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Foram Trivedi
Counsellor, MSc
Verified Verified
London E14  (Online Only)
Hi! I am Foram. I am primarily influenced by the belief that every human is whole, complete and powerful in every moment. At times External situations or internal noises prevent people from being in touch with their true selves. I work with what is present to assist each person to focus on reconnecting with their best self.
Hi! I am Foram. I am primarily influenced by the belief that every human is whole, complete and powerful in every moment. At times External situations or internal noises prevent people from being in touch with their true selves. I work with what is present to assist each person to focus on reconnecting with their best self.
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Dr Lola Olukotun
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Not accepting new clients
I have worked as a therapist for many years and enjoy helping people make sense of their experiences. I value hearing each person's story and supporting them to find inner calm, understanding, and change unhelpful patterns of thinking, behaving and relating to others. There are many reasons why people seek therapy and would like someone to talk to. I have specialist interest and experience in working with a variety of difficulties, primarily depression, anxiety, OCD, low self-esteem, stress &burnout, relationship issues and insecure attachment styles.
I have worked as a therapist for many years and enjoy helping people make sense of their experiences. I value hearing each person's story and supporting them to find inner calm, understanding, and change unhelpful patterns of thinking, behaving and relating to others. There are many reasons why people seek therapy and would like someone to talk to. I have specialist interest and experience in working with a variety of difficulties, primarily depression, anxiety, OCD, low self-esteem, stress &burnout, relationship issues and insecure attachment styles.
020 4538 3982 View 020 4538 3982
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Anne Glynn
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
The most important thing I can do for you is to help you understand yourself better, to know why you do the things you do and find certain situations difficult. I work with people who want to understand why they can't assert themselves, find enjoyment in life, make friends, recover from bereavement or the end of a relationship, why they get so angry, have addictions, obsessions and intrusive thoughts or why they don't know what to do about a partner who is controllling or abusive. Alternatively, I can offer EMDR, which is a treatment for trauma and other experiences from the recent or distant past which have adversely affected you.
The most important thing I can do for you is to help you understand yourself better, to know why you do the things you do and find certain situations difficult. I work with people who want to understand why they can't assert themselves, find enjoyment in life, make friends, recover from bereavement or the end of a relationship, why they get so angry, have addictions, obsessions and intrusive thoughts or why they don't know what to do about a partner who is controllling or abusive. Alternatively, I can offer EMDR, which is a treatment for trauma and other experiences from the recent or distant past which have adversely affected you.
020 3871 7985 View 020 3871 7985
Photo of Dr Jane Mugadza, Psychologist in E14, England
Dr Jane Mugadza
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
London E14  (Online Only)
I offer psychological therapy to individuals, couples, families, or groups, utilising evidence-based therapeutic approaches to address a wide range of psychological and/or life issues. I strive to create a collaborative and supportive therapeutic relationship that empowers clients to explore their concerns and make positive changes. When working with couples and families, I focus on ensuring that each person’s voice is heard and in addition, they can gain new insights into one another's perspectives and develop a deeper understanding of the underlying dynamics within the relationship/s. This can help to build stronger relationships.
I offer psychological therapy to individuals, couples, families, or groups, utilising evidence-based therapeutic approaches to address a wide range of psychological and/or life issues. I strive to create a collaborative and supportive therapeutic relationship that empowers clients to explore their concerns and make positive changes. When working with couples and families, I focus on ensuring that each person’s voice is heard and in addition, they can gain new insights into one another's perspectives and develop a deeper understanding of the underlying dynamics within the relationship/s. This can help to build stronger relationships.
01278 553486 View 01278 553486
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Silvia Melis
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
I am a qualified counsellor and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP). I work with adults on a one-to-one basis offering short-term and open-ended talking therapy. I use an integrative approach, which means that I draw from different models and techniques (psychodynamic, CBT and person centred) to best suit your individual needs. My aim is to help you find and change those repetitive unhelpful or destructive patterns in your behaviour and relationships, as well as providing you with a space for personal development, growth and exploration.
I am a qualified counsellor and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP). I work with adults on a one-to-one basis offering short-term and open-ended talking therapy. I use an integrative approach, which means that I draw from different models and techniques (psychodynamic, CBT and person centred) to best suit your individual needs. My aim is to help you find and change those repetitive unhelpful or destructive patterns in your behaviour and relationships, as well as providing you with a space for personal development, growth and exploration.
020 3871 8461 View 020 3871 8461
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Gordon Wax
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, BACP
Verified Verified
Hi, my name is Gordon. Welcome! I’m an experienced counsellor based in East London, working both online and in person. I was born and raised in London. Personal therapy helped me to untangle my relationship with myself and my emotions. The world alone is a chaotic place to manage our own unknowns, anxieties, and traumas. I understand that everyone experiences the world in different ways, so unique problems require bespoke responses. Our lives are constantly changing, so it’s natural to feel emotions strongly, think differently and respond atypically. I help clients explore all spheres of their life to help build hope and cope
Hi, my name is Gordon. Welcome! I’m an experienced counsellor based in East London, working both online and in person. I was born and raised in London. Personal therapy helped me to untangle my relationship with myself and my emotions. The world alone is a chaotic place to manage our own unknowns, anxieties, and traumas. I understand that everyone experiences the world in different ways, so unique problems require bespoke responses. Our lives are constantly changing, so it’s natural to feel emotions strongly, think differently and respond atypically. I help clients explore all spheres of their life to help build hope and cope
020 3871 8210 View 020 3871 8210
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Dr Sherylin Thompson
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Offering sessions in person in Canary Wharf as well as online therapy or a blend of face-to-face and virtual appointments. Whichever suits your circumstances. I am trained to doctoral level and recognised by leading professional organisations: The British Psychological Society (BPS), and the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC), The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) as well the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapists (UKCP). I work generally with individuals facing common human struggles as well as couples seeking insight and change in their relationship.
Offering sessions in person in Canary Wharf as well as online therapy or a blend of face-to-face and virtual appointments. Whichever suits your circumstances. I am trained to doctoral level and recognised by leading professional organisations: The British Psychological Society (BPS), and the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC), The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) as well the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapists (UKCP). I work generally with individuals facing common human struggles as well as couples seeking insight and change in their relationship.
020 8106 0846 View 020 8106 0846
Photo of Tatiana Azevedo, Psychotherapist in E14, England
Tatiana Azevedo
Psychotherapist, MSc
Verified Verified
I offer a warm and supportive space to support your growth and healing process. "Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand That this too, was a gift." Mary Oliver . Mental and emotional suffering are part of life, the pain at times can be too much to bear on our own, which impacts our ability to enjoy life. Counselling can be a safe space to be held, seen and find the gifts that otherwise could be lost in the crisis and challenges we face. Suffering is inevitable but it does not need to be endless. I offer free teachings on self-care through my Instagram and YouTube accounts.
I offer a warm and supportive space to support your growth and healing process. "Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand That this too, was a gift." Mary Oliver . Mental and emotional suffering are part of life, the pain at times can be too much to bear on our own, which impacts our ability to enjoy life. Counselling can be a safe space to be held, seen and find the gifts that otherwise could be lost in the crisis and challenges we face. Suffering is inevitable but it does not need to be endless. I offer free teachings on self-care through my Instagram and YouTube accounts.
020 3817 3977 View 020 3817 3977
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Chandni Sidhpura
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified Verified
London E14  (Online Only)
Chandni uses evidence-based psychological interventions that have been trialed and researched within healthcare, proven to have effective outcomes and facilitate change. She is passionate about improving access to psychological support and working with hard to populations, ethnic minority groups, diversity and difference. Chandni specialises in the treament of all anxiety and depressive disorders but also has advanced training and experience in treating the niche areas of: Perinatal Mental Health (prenatal & postnatal wellbeing), Birth Trauma, PTSD and Trauma, Past abuse, sexual assualt / sexual violence and rape
Chandni uses evidence-based psychological interventions that have been trialed and researched within healthcare, proven to have effective outcomes and facilitate change. She is passionate about improving access to psychological support and working with hard to populations, ethnic minority groups, diversity and difference. Chandni specialises in the treament of all anxiety and depressive disorders but also has advanced training and experience in treating the niche areas of: Perinatal Mental Health (prenatal & postnatal wellbeing), Birth Trauma, PTSD and Trauma, Past abuse, sexual assualt / sexual violence and rape
020 4538 9845 View 020 4538 9845
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Marcelo Vieira Matias
Psychologist, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
Marcelo Matias (MBPsS, MNCP, CRP) psychotherapist, is a Doctorate student in Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology (DPsych), having followed up his undergraduate degree in Psychology with postgraduate training in Career Counselling and Gestalt therapy. He lives in London, researching Occupational Burnout and Workplace Stress. Throughout his career, he has worked with people on various issues, such as anxiety, depression, self-esteem, sexuality, relationships, workplace stress, personal motivation and confidence, identity, and difficulties making decisions, accepting changes or facing dilemmas.
Marcelo Matias (MBPsS, MNCP, CRP) psychotherapist, is a Doctorate student in Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology (DPsych), having followed up his undergraduate degree in Psychology with postgraduate training in Career Counselling and Gestalt therapy. He lives in London, researching Occupational Burnout and Workplace Stress. Throughout his career, he has worked with people on various issues, such as anxiety, depression, self-esteem, sexuality, relationships, workplace stress, personal motivation and confidence, identity, and difficulties making decisions, accepting changes or facing dilemmas.
020 8138 8823 View 020 8138 8823
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San Vtgotsky Wong
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
I am San Vtgotsky Wong. I am a senior Psychotherapist and University Supervisor, working for children, youth and mental health for more than 19 years. I am very passionate about therapeutic interventions that vary from deep psychological interventions based on the client's history and memories, to an emphasis on the relationship between therapist and client, including their cultural context and systems. I am also very interested in using symbolic representations and meanings in the therapeutic setting to assist clients on their reflections and self-awareness. I have worked in a variety of settings including psychiatric h
I am San Vtgotsky Wong. I am a senior Psychotherapist and University Supervisor, working for children, youth and mental health for more than 19 years. I am very passionate about therapeutic interventions that vary from deep psychological interventions based on the client's history and memories, to an emphasis on the relationship between therapist and client, including their cultural context and systems. I am also very interested in using symbolic representations and meanings in the therapeutic setting to assist clients on their reflections and self-awareness. I have worked in a variety of settings including psychiatric h
020 8138 8672 View 020 8138 8672
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Manuela Monacelli
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
London E14  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I am the right therapist if you: Are feeling depressed and struggle thinking positively of yourself; Have experienced domestic violence or abuse; Can’t get rid of your worries; Have been through trauma; Are unhappy about your work/life balance; Are concerned about your appearance and/or how you come across to others; Feel stuck with where your life is going, or unable to cope; Constantly worry about your health; Struggle with intrusive thoughts and compulsions; Experience panic attacks; Have phobias; Have unhealthy habits you want to get rid of, including eating habits.
I am the right therapist if you: Are feeling depressed and struggle thinking positively of yourself; Have experienced domestic violence or abuse; Can’t get rid of your worries; Have been through trauma; Are unhappy about your work/life balance; Are concerned about your appearance and/or how you come across to others; Feel stuck with where your life is going, or unable to cope; Constantly worry about your health; Struggle with intrusive thoughts and compulsions; Experience panic attacks; Have phobias; Have unhealthy habits you want to get rid of, including eating habits.
020 3897 1100 View 020 3897 1100

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Number of Counsellors in E14

100+

Average cost per session

£80

Counsellors in E14 who prioritize treating:

97% Anxiety
92% Depression
90% Self Esteem
89% Stress
86% Relationship Issues
75% Trauma and PTSD
69% Bereavement

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

85% Aviva
80% AXA PPP
72% Vitality

How Counsellors in E14 see their clients

61% In Person and Online
39% Online Only

Gender breakdown

74% Female
26% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in E14?

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.