Online Counselling for Abingdon

Photo of Rebecca Johns, MNCPS Acc., Counsellor
Rebecca Johns
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX13
Feeling Stuck? Not sure what to do next or what that may look like? Counselling can help by exploring the current presenting issue and reasons for its presence in the moment, with some past focus and exploration of the impact of the issue for you coming to therapy. I work with what you need in the room as I believe you are the expert of what is going on and using this to inform the way we tailor support to overcome what has brought you to therapy. I use an array of techniques to suit your needs working with anxiety, stress, grief and loss, relationship issues and long term illness.
Feeling Stuck? Not sure what to do next or what that may look like? Counselling can help by exploring the current presenting issue and reasons for its presence in the moment, with some past focus and exploration of the impact of the issue for you coming to therapy. I work with what you need in the room as I believe you are the expert of what is going on and using this to inform the way we tailor support to overcome what has brought you to therapy. I use an array of techniques to suit your needs working with anxiety, stress, grief and loss, relationship issues and long term illness.
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Photo of Sian Renwick, MBACP, Psychotherapist
Sian Renwick
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX14
With climate change, systemic social and financial inequality, polarised political debate, the cost-of-living crisis, and more going on around us, life in the 21st century can be complex and challenging. For those of us who are neurodivergent, LGBTQ+, disabled, racialised, or otherwise marginalized, things can be even tougher. Against this backdrop, prioritising your own well-being through counselling is a radical act which can help you develop self-compassion, address short- or long-term issues, and live authentically.
With climate change, systemic social and financial inequality, polarised political debate, the cost-of-living crisis, and more going on around us, life in the 21st century can be complex and challenging. For those of us who are neurodivergent, LGBTQ+, disabled, racialised, or otherwise marginalized, things can be even tougher. Against this backdrop, prioritising your own well-being through counselling is a radical act which can help you develop self-compassion, address short- or long-term issues, and live authentically.
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Nicola Kelly Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX13
I am an Integrative psychotherapeutic counsellor. I work with a range of modalities including person-centred and psychodynamic. My private practice is located from my home, within a welcoming, safe and confidential setting. At times life can become difficult and confusing. If you feel you have lost your way, struggling with stress or anxiety, talking to a trained professional will help you explore your deeper thoughts and feelings at your own pace without judgement.
I am an Integrative psychotherapeutic counsellor. I work with a range of modalities including person-centred and psychodynamic. My private practice is located from my home, within a welcoming, safe and confidential setting. At times life can become difficult and confusing. If you feel you have lost your way, struggling with stress or anxiety, talking to a trained professional will help you explore your deeper thoughts and feelings at your own pace without judgement.
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Photo of Katia Houghton, PsychD, MUKCP, Psychotherapist
Katia Houghton
Psychotherapist, PsychD, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX14
My aim is to create a safe and confidential space in which you can explore your concerns and increase your self-understanding at your own pace and according to your individual needs. A secure therapeutic relationship, directed by what you want to bring to each session, is central to that process.
My aim is to create a safe and confidential space in which you can explore your concerns and increase your self-understanding at your own pace and according to your individual needs. A secure therapeutic relationship, directed by what you want to bring to each session, is central to that process.
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Photo of John Bristow, MBACP Accred, Counsellor
John Bristow
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Abingdon OX14
Evening slots currently available (Apr 24). Thank you, and hello, my name is John, a compassionate therapist dedicated to helping you achieve growth and emotional well-being. I work from the centre of Abingdon on Thames in Oxfordshire, and can support you with whatever you are going through - either online or face to face.
Evening slots currently available (Apr 24). Thank you, and hello, my name is John, a compassionate therapist dedicated to helping you achieve growth and emotional well-being. I work from the centre of Abingdon on Thames in Oxfordshire, and can support you with whatever you are going through - either online or face to face.
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Photo of Sophie Elliot, MBACP, Counsellor
Sophie Elliot
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Abingdon OX14
Please see website for availability. I am passionate about mental health and the impact that it has on children and young people. Social anxiety, isolation, low mood, difficult emotions and feeling different are but some of the challenges that can impact our loved ones.
Please see website for availability. I am passionate about mental health and the impact that it has on children and young people. Social anxiety, isolation, low mood, difficult emotions and feeling different are but some of the challenges that can impact our loved ones.
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Photo of Dr Josephine McInerney, HCPC - Clin. Psych., Psychologist
Dr Josephine McInerney
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX13  (Online Only)
I am an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist working in both private practice and the NHS, where I work as a Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist in secure services. I have experience working across the lifespan and with a range of severity. I place a strong emphasis on creating a safe space to commence therapy and to support clients to create positive change. I am trained to use multiple evidence-based psychological therapies and work flexibly to adapt these to each client.
I am an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist working in both private practice and the NHS, where I work as a Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist in secure services. I have experience working across the lifespan and with a range of severity. I place a strong emphasis on creating a safe space to commence therapy and to support clients to create positive change. I am trained to use multiple evidence-based psychological therapies and work flexibly to adapt these to each client.
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Photo of Jo Walliker, MNCPS Acc., Psychotherapist
Jo Walliker
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX13
Are you finding life challenging and overwhelming? My aim is to provide you with a safe, calm and non judgemental space to be yourself and explore your thoughts and feelings. I can help with a wide range of issues including - Feelings of stress and anxiety, helping individuals to move on after a traumatic event, grief and bereavement. We can set your goals together and progress from there whilst we work towards the change you want.
Are you finding life challenging and overwhelming? My aim is to provide you with a safe, calm and non judgemental space to be yourself and explore your thoughts and feelings. I can help with a wide range of issues including - Feelings of stress and anxiety, helping individuals to move on after a traumatic event, grief and bereavement. We can set your goals together and progress from there whilst we work towards the change you want.
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Photo of undefined - Mia Sarosi - Internal Family Systems IFS Therapy, MA, MBACP, Psychotherapist
Mia Sarosi - Internal Family Systems IFS Therapy
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX14  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Life is complex and multi-layered, and so when we are faced with a challenge we usually have a number of needs that benefit from being addressed at different levels. I aim to help you better understand your challenges, assist your healing process around traumas or blocks and coach you when you are ready to go forwards. My approach facilitates deeper, more profound connection to your core Self and helps to increase access your own incredible gifts and talents.
Life is complex and multi-layered, and so when we are faced with a challenge we usually have a number of needs that benefit from being addressed at different levels. I aim to help you better understand your challenges, assist your healing process around traumas or blocks and coach you when you are ready to go forwards. My approach facilitates deeper, more profound connection to your core Self and helps to increase access your own incredible gifts and talents.
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Photo of Sian Miller, MBACP, Counsellor
Sian Miller
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX13
Are you finding life challenging or overwhelming? Are you feeling stuck and unable to move on? Do you feel unsupported, unseen or unheard? Are you struggling with a life change or a traumatic event? I offer a caring, non-judgemental and confidential space to explore and work with your issues and goals, and to help you to live a better life. I am a qualified integrative counsellor and a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I offer a free, no-obligation 20-minute phone call, to help you get a feel for the counselling process and to decide whether I would be the right counsellor for you.
Are you finding life challenging or overwhelming? Are you feeling stuck and unable to move on? Do you feel unsupported, unseen or unheard? Are you struggling with a life change or a traumatic event? I offer a caring, non-judgemental and confidential space to explore and work with your issues and goals, and to help you to live a better life. I am a qualified integrative counsellor and a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I offer a free, no-obligation 20-minute phone call, to help you get a feel for the counselling process and to decide whether I would be the right counsellor for you.
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Photo of Ameda Blades, MBACP, Psychotherapist
Ameda Blades
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX14  (Online Only)
The modality that I use is person-centred and experiential however I draw from a broad range of theoretical perspectives to work in an integrative way. I work in a sex and body positive way, this includes working with those who work in the sex industry. The majority of my working life has been working with individuals who have experienced personal and vicarious trauma or those who live or work in a chaotic and traumatic environment. When working with dissociative identity disorder as a presentation double length sessions (100 minutes) are available. SCID-D assessments, diagnosis and treatments plans offered.
The modality that I use is person-centred and experiential however I draw from a broad range of theoretical perspectives to work in an integrative way. I work in a sex and body positive way, this includes working with those who work in the sex industry. The majority of my working life has been working with individuals who have experienced personal and vicarious trauma or those who live or work in a chaotic and traumatic environment. When working with dissociative identity disorder as a presentation double length sessions (100 minutes) are available. SCID-D assessments, diagnosis and treatments plans offered.
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Photo of Lidia Veas, MBACP, Counsellor
Lidia Veas
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX14
I work with people seeking positive change in their lives, whether they are struggling with emotional distress or want to understand themselves better. My clients face challenges such as anxiety, depression, life changes, low self-esteem, loss, indecisiveness, and identity or relationship issues.
I work with people seeking positive change in their lives, whether they are struggling with emotional distress or want to understand themselves better. My clients face challenges such as anxiety, depression, life changes, low self-esteem, loss, indecisiveness, and identity or relationship issues.
01865 638281 View 01865 638281
Photo of undefined - NB Therapy, MBACP, Counsellor
NB Therapy
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX14
Looking for talking therapy can be a daunting step into the unknown, whether you are considering it for the first time or perhaps seeking a new perspective. Either way choosing the right counsellor for you is important. I am a qualified psychotherapeutic counsellor offering a compassionate, professional and confidential approach. I can help you to facilitate the change you are looking for. We all have individual therapeutic needs. I can work with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationships, trauma and suicidal thoughts. I have many years experience working with survivors of sexual abuse both current and historical.
Looking for talking therapy can be a daunting step into the unknown, whether you are considering it for the first time or perhaps seeking a new perspective. Either way choosing the right counsellor for you is important. I am a qualified psychotherapeutic counsellor offering a compassionate, professional and confidential approach. I can help you to facilitate the change you are looking for. We all have individual therapeutic needs. I can work with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationships, trauma and suicidal thoughts. I have many years experience working with survivors of sexual abuse both current and historical.
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Chinene Kimber-Bidlot
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX14
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Photo of Victoria Robertson, MSc, MBABCP, Psychotherapist
Victoria Robertson
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Abingdon OX14
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Online Counsellors

Is online therapy as effective as in-person?

Numerous studies suggest that online therapy can be as effective as in-person therapy. However, further research is needed to determine if online therapy provides the same benefits across all client populations. Individuals with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, or those who may benefit from in-person check-ins, like those with eating disorders, may not experience the same level of benefit from online therapy. Nonetheless, the success of online therapy, much like in-person therapy, often hinges on the quality of the therapeutic relationship between the therapist and the client rather than the specific modality of therapy used.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of therapy conducted online?

One of the main advantages of online therapy is its convenience for both clients and therapists. It also allows clients who require specialised therapy to access a wider range of professionals than they could with only in-person sessions. Additionally, online therapy may be a more affordable option in some cases and often offers the same insurance benefits as in-person therapy. However, online therapy may not be suitable for everyone, especially those who value face-to-face interaction with a therapist. Therapists may find it more challenging to assess clients accurately in an online setting due to reduced nonverbal cues on camera. There is also the increased risk that disruptions caused by external factors, such as technology malfunctions, can hinder the therapy session. For these reasons, many therapists offer a "hybrid" therapeutic approach, alternating between seeing clients in-person and online.

Is online therapy suitable for children and adolescents?

Just like with adults, the accessibility and convenience of online therapy can greatly benefit children and adolescents. In fact, children and adolescents may be more accustomed to navigating online platforms than older adults, making online sessions feel more natural for them. Teens might also be interested in using additional online tools, such as therapist-recommended apps, as an adjunct to online therapy sessions. Apps for developing CBT skills, practicing mindfulness exercises, or tracking thoughts and moods can be helpful for teens receiving therapy. However, it's important to note that not all therapeutic modalities are well-suited to online therapy, especially those used with younger children. For example, play therapy, which helps younger children express their emotions, often requires in-person sessions to be fully effective.

Can I receive prescriptions and medication management with online therapy?

The ability for psychiatrists to prescribe medications through online therapy varies based on the medication and the states where the medical professional and client are located. While many prescribing regulations were relaxed during the COVID-19 pandemic, some states still enforce rules, especially concerning controlled substances, which may mandate an in-person visit before prescribing. Generally, however, medical professionals can prescribe non-controlled substances through online therapy sessions just as they do during in-person sessions.