Counselling in Avonwick

Photo of Tiziana Barton, DCounsPsych, MBACP, Counsellor
Tiziana Barton
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Avonwick TQ10  (Online Only)
I am an experienced therapist and a registered member of BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy). I understand that it might be a daunting task to look for a therapist if it is for yourself or for a loved one, but it takes courage and strength to ask for help, and all that is required is to simply make that first step. I am available to answer any questions & to discuss your concerns, issues & needs. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch, no strings attached after our free initial call/meeting.
I am an experienced therapist and a registered member of BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy). I understand that it might be a daunting task to look for a therapist if it is for yourself or for a loved one, but it takes courage and strength to ask for help, and all that is required is to simply make that first step. I am available to answer any questions & to discuss your concerns, issues & needs. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch, no strings attached after our free initial call/meeting.
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Photo of Christina Elizabeth Lee, HCPC - Couns. Psych., Psychologist
Christina Elizabeth Lee
Psychologist, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Totnes TQ9  (Online Only)
If you want to feel happier, less stressed, more appreciative about yourself and your life, then I am here to support you. With 20 years experience in counselling, I believe therapy is a creative act that can change your life. My clients often tell me how much they enjoy our sessions together. I can assist you to understand your inner self, and teach you some great tools to help you move past anxiety or low mood or low self esteem, and start to make the changes you want to. I have plenty of tools to help you with OCD, PTSD or trauma. Please have a look at my website and feel welcome to give me call and have a free chat.
If you want to feel happier, less stressed, more appreciative about yourself and your life, then I am here to support you. With 20 years experience in counselling, I believe therapy is a creative act that can change your life. My clients often tell me how much they enjoy our sessions together. I can assist you to understand your inner self, and teach you some great tools to help you move past anxiety or low mood or low self esteem, and start to make the changes you want to. I have plenty of tools to help you with OCD, PTSD or trauma. Please have a look at my website and feel welcome to give me call and have a free chat.
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Photo of Julie Best-Clark, MA, MBACP, Psychotherapist
Julie Best-Clark
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Totnes TQ9
My aim is to bring together effective approaches incorporating a variety of therapeutic models such as relational therapy, humanistic, psychodynamic, attachment theory, person centred and neuroscience. This will also depend on your individual needs. My experience also covers body psychotherapy and energy work along with solution based therapy and mindfulness. I offer both short and long term therapy and the length of therapy will depend upon the presenting issues and your wishes. Is there a particular problem you would like to talk through and explore? This could be to do with a relationship, work related or a repeating pattern.
My aim is to bring together effective approaches incorporating a variety of therapeutic models such as relational therapy, humanistic, psychodynamic, attachment theory, person centred and neuroscience. This will also depend on your individual needs. My experience also covers body psychotherapy and energy work along with solution based therapy and mindfulness. I offer both short and long term therapy and the length of therapy will depend upon the presenting issues and your wishes. Is there a particular problem you would like to talk through and explore? This could be to do with a relationship, work related or a repeating pattern.
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Vivien Taylor
Psychotherapist, BACP
Verified Verified
Ivybridge PL21
Hello my name is Viv and I work in a person centred, integrative way from my counselling space which is called "The Sitting Room". Embarking on counselling can feel daunting especially when life has made you feel really challenged, but just making that phone call is a good start. I have worked with adults, teenagers, children and the elderly. I previously worked with vulnerable adults and children within an organisation so gained a lot of experience of working with difficult situations. Working alongside a client in a confidential way together we can explore issues and bring about some positive change.
Hello my name is Viv and I work in a person centred, integrative way from my counselling space which is called "The Sitting Room". Embarking on counselling can feel daunting especially when life has made you feel really challenged, but just making that phone call is a good start. I have worked with adults, teenagers, children and the elderly. I previously worked with vulnerable adults and children within an organisation so gained a lot of experience of working with difficult situations. Working alongside a client in a confidential way together we can explore issues and bring about some positive change.
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Therapy With Thea
Psychotherapist, MA, UKCP Trainee
Verified Verified
Totnes TQ9
Do you feel your potential in life is thwarted by past or present difficulties or trauma? Has your equilibrium, confidence and self esteem been undermined by this? Do you feel disempowered and unable to move forward? Sometimes, life's difficulties can prevent us from forming healthy relationships with ourselves and others, and prevent us thriving in life and work, and block creativity. I am a UKCP Psychotherapist in training, working to support people suffering with mental and emotional distress find more ease, balance, meaning and health.
Do you feel your potential in life is thwarted by past or present difficulties or trauma? Has your equilibrium, confidence and self esteem been undermined by this? Do you feel disempowered and unable to move forward? Sometimes, life's difficulties can prevent us from forming healthy relationships with ourselves and others, and prevent us thriving in life and work, and block creativity. I am a UKCP Psychotherapist in training, working to support people suffering with mental and emotional distress find more ease, balance, meaning and health.
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Amy Chapman
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Paignton TQ3
Hi I'm Amy and I'm a qualified integrative counsellor offering sessions online, face-to-face and in nature. I'm here to walk alongside you as we explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences which are causing you pain. I work holistically to incorporate your connection to yourself and your environment - looking at the cycles and patterns present in your life and bringing awareness to the choices and changes which could be made.
Hi I'm Amy and I'm a qualified integrative counsellor offering sessions online, face-to-face and in nature. I'm here to walk alongside you as we explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences which are causing you pain. I work holistically to incorporate your connection to yourself and your environment - looking at the cycles and patterns present in your life and bringing awareness to the choices and changes which could be made.
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Talya Griffith
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Totnes TQ9
My name is Talya. At the heart of how I work is the belief that everyone's choices and experiences are understandable if we give the time and attention to understanding them. When we are supported it becomes more possible to gain insight into the ways we feel limited, to acknowledge and release the feelings that can keep us stuck and to find new ways of being. Therapy can provide a chance to heal from the hurts that accumulate within us and help us find the resources to meet life fully. Through our time together, you may find that new ways of relating to yourself and the world around you become possible.
My name is Talya. At the heart of how I work is the belief that everyone's choices and experiences are understandable if we give the time and attention to understanding them. When we are supported it becomes more possible to gain insight into the ways we feel limited, to acknowledge and release the feelings that can keep us stuck and to find new ways of being. Therapy can provide a chance to heal from the hurts that accumulate within us and help us find the resources to meet life fully. Through our time together, you may find that new ways of relating to yourself and the world around you become possible.
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Photo of Yvonne Beechfield, MBACP, Counsellor
Yvonne Beechfield
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Ivybridge PL21
Life will sometimes take us down paths we havn't asked for, causing us to loose sense of our true self, dulling our energy and bringing uncertainty in how we choose to live. Talking does help. It gives you the chance to bring all your concerns and worries into a safe space where I can help you sort through each of them. With careful exploration we can identify what you might like to change and how to make the change. Life will feel easier and lighter as you start to gain control over how you choose to live it.
Life will sometimes take us down paths we havn't asked for, causing us to loose sense of our true self, dulling our energy and bringing uncertainty in how we choose to live. Talking does help. It gives you the chance to bring all your concerns and worries into a safe space where I can help you sort through each of them. With careful exploration we can identify what you might like to change and how to make the change. Life will feel easier and lighter as you start to gain control over how you choose to live it.
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Sarah Finch
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Newton Abbot TQ13
I mostly work with clients who have been adversely affected by abuse, trauma, and relationship difficulties. I have extended this to work with couples and relationships. I work by tuning into each client’s individual circumstances and listen to how their life experiences have impacted them. I can offer some solutions, such as coping mechanisms for managing trauma responses such as anxiety and depression. I also offer help in developing practical skills in managing narcissistic behaviour, such as carefully considered boundary setting, recognising that boundaries often come with negative consequences.
I mostly work with clients who have been adversely affected by abuse, trauma, and relationship difficulties. I have extended this to work with couples and relationships. I work by tuning into each client’s individual circumstances and listen to how their life experiences have impacted them. I can offer some solutions, such as coping mechanisms for managing trauma responses such as anxiety and depression. I also offer help in developing practical skills in managing narcissistic behaviour, such as carefully considered boundary setting, recognising that boundaries often come with negative consequences.
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Dr Joanne Porter Consultant Clinical Psychologist Emdr Practitioner
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Ivybridge PL21
I specialise in working with Adults, CPTSD, Autism, PD, DID, Autism Assessments. I offer short term, ad hoc, or long term therapy. Single or multiple event trauma. People come to me with a variety of conditions and we work together at both a practical and therapeutic level. I will tell you if I feel I am not the therapist for you. I have special interests in CPTSD, Autism and Intellectual Disability. I am experienced in working with LGBTQ+ clients. I specialise in EMDR, IFS, and Psychodynamic approaches. I draw upon Systemic, CBT, ACT and SFT. I offer NICE compliant diagnostic Autism assessments.
I specialise in working with Adults, CPTSD, Autism, PD, DID, Autism Assessments. I offer short term, ad hoc, or long term therapy. Single or multiple event trauma. People come to me with a variety of conditions and we work together at both a practical and therapeutic level. I will tell you if I feel I am not the therapist for you. I have special interests in CPTSD, Autism and Intellectual Disability. I am experienced in working with LGBTQ+ clients. I specialise in EMDR, IFS, and Psychodynamic approaches. I draw upon Systemic, CBT, ACT and SFT. I offer NICE compliant diagnostic Autism assessments.
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Jo Daley
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Totnes TQ9
With over ten years experience, I work with people to navigate a wide range of life issues, developing long lasting coping mechanisms for overcoming challenging times. I specialise in relationship issues, family conflict, domestic abuse, childhood trauma, childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual abuse. I incorporate mindfulness, guided meditation, and inner child work to support the exploration, understanding and release of deep-rooted emotions and patterns. My practice is socially conscious, and I am experienced working within diversity.
With over ten years experience, I work with people to navigate a wide range of life issues, developing long lasting coping mechanisms for overcoming challenging times. I specialise in relationship issues, family conflict, domestic abuse, childhood trauma, childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual abuse. I incorporate mindfulness, guided meditation, and inner child work to support the exploration, understanding and release of deep-rooted emotions and patterns. My practice is socially conscious, and I am experienced working within diversity.
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Becky Ilk
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Totnes TQ9  (Online Only)
I am a warm, passionate, and trauma-informed Counsellor/Psychotherapist who offers a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space to explore behavious, thoughts, feelings to gain insight into how your past may have impacted the present. I work integratively, so I draw on humanistic philosophies and practices, but also include some psychoeducation, CBT, parts work and mindfulness techniques. Whatever works best for you and your circumstances, together we can decide on a plan and periodically discuss progress, needs and goals as they develop.
I am a warm, passionate, and trauma-informed Counsellor/Psychotherapist who offers a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space to explore behavious, thoughts, feelings to gain insight into how your past may have impacted the present. I work integratively, so I draw on humanistic philosophies and practices, but also include some psychoeducation, CBT, parts work and mindfulness techniques. Whatever works best for you and your circumstances, together we can decide on a plan and periodically discuss progress, needs and goals as they develop.
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Bundle MacLaren Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, UKCP Trainee
Verified Verified
Totnes TQ9
I believe everyone can benefit from psychotherapy and that talking to a professional is the best first step to take if you're struggling. As a UKCP psychotherapist in advanced clinical training and with over 800 hours of clinical experience, I can support you to make sense of your concerns, feelings and behaviours. Starting therapy can feel like a big step so please get in touch for a free consultation where we can talk things through and ensure you get the right support you need. If I don't think I'm the right person for you then I'll signpost you to someone who is.
I believe everyone can benefit from psychotherapy and that talking to a professional is the best first step to take if you're struggling. As a UKCP psychotherapist in advanced clinical training and with over 800 hours of clinical experience, I can support you to make sense of your concerns, feelings and behaviours. Starting therapy can feel like a big step so please get in touch for a free consultation where we can talk things through and ensure you get the right support you need. If I don't think I'm the right person for you then I'll signpost you to someone who is.
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Monika Lewis
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Totnes TQ9
I can help with many common troubles, such as anxiety, depression, pain, emotion regulation, self-worth, panic attacks, identity worries, family life, attachment, trauma, abuse and more. Many of the clients I have worked with needed help in seeing, accepting and loving their true self. Often these have been young people and adults with a divergent neurotype, whose feelings and authenticity have been masked for far too long.
I can help with many common troubles, such as anxiety, depression, pain, emotion regulation, self-worth, panic attacks, identity worries, family life, attachment, trauma, abuse and more. Many of the clients I have worked with needed help in seeing, accepting and loving their true self. Often these have been young people and adults with a divergent neurotype, whose feelings and authenticity have been masked for far too long.
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Photo of Jon Matthew Rowe, MBACP, Counsellor
Jon Matthew Rowe
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Ivybridge PL21
Most people experience times in their lives when their feelings and their life as a whole seems totally unmanageable. Those moments are often described as ‘not being able to see the wood for the trees’- times when we feel that no one understands and we do not know which way to turn. Seeing a counsellor can often help you to gain a different perspective on life and see things more clearly. I believe that every person deserves the opportunity to be heard and to be given the chance to work through their problems in a safe and confidential space.
Most people experience times in their lives when their feelings and their life as a whole seems totally unmanageable. Those moments are often described as ‘not being able to see the wood for the trees’- times when we feel that no one understands and we do not know which way to turn. Seeing a counsellor can often help you to gain a different perspective on life and see things more clearly. I believe that every person deserves the opportunity to be heard and to be given the chance to work through their problems in a safe and confidential space.
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Lisa Lillicrap
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ivybridge PL21
People have come to see me due to specific issues or challenges in their lives. Others want to work on other areas or growth and many feel unfulfilled and not sure what the future holds. Sometimes experiences from the past or present bring worries for the future creating repetitive, unhelpful thoughts. I believe you have the ability to understand, make changes and control how you choose to live your life. Whatever is brought into a session, we will work together at a pace that you want to understand what is going on.
People have come to see me due to specific issues or challenges in their lives. Others want to work on other areas or growth and many feel unfulfilled and not sure what the future holds. Sometimes experiences from the past or present bring worries for the future creating repetitive, unhelpful thoughts. I believe you have the ability to understand, make changes and control how you choose to live your life. Whatever is brought into a session, we will work together at a pace that you want to understand what is going on.
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Kamil's Counselling and Psychotherapy
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ivybridge PL21
EMDR Trauma based therapy available. Depression, Anxiety, Couple & Relationship Problems, Low Self-Esteem, LBGTQ+ Related Issues. Offering Relational and EMDR therapy. I am here to help . My name is Kamil, I am fully qualified, MBACP Accredited and experienced counsellor and psychotherapist. I offer a warm, confidential and non-judgemental environment for individual clients and couples. I truly believe that change is possible for everyone. I have confidence to be able to provide enough support to help you to find the best coping strategies to change your life for the better.
EMDR Trauma based therapy available. Depression, Anxiety, Couple & Relationship Problems, Low Self-Esteem, LBGTQ+ Related Issues. Offering Relational and EMDR therapy. I am here to help . My name is Kamil, I am fully qualified, MBACP Accredited and experienced counsellor and psychotherapist. I offer a warm, confidential and non-judgemental environment for individual clients and couples. I truly believe that change is possible for everyone. I have confidence to be able to provide enough support to help you to find the best coping strategies to change your life for the better.
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Mark Maunsell-Thomas
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Modbury PL21
It takes courage to become truly and confidently oneself. I combine modern therapeutic practice with a mindfulness based approach, which uses the deep relationship between body and mind to bring back mental, emotional and physical balance. I use a a mixture of counselling and yoga combined as needed, to address imbalances of mind and body. Yoga therapy will help you to: develop insight into what is happening inside you, psychologically and emotionally. cultivate the presence of mind to be able to feel your way into uncomfortable experiences and disarm them, calm the nervous system and enhance autonomy and well-being.
It takes courage to become truly and confidently oneself. I combine modern therapeutic practice with a mindfulness based approach, which uses the deep relationship between body and mind to bring back mental, emotional and physical balance. I use a a mixture of counselling and yoga combined as needed, to address imbalances of mind and body. Yoga therapy will help you to: develop insight into what is happening inside you, psychologically and emotionally. cultivate the presence of mind to be able to feel your way into uncomfortable experiences and disarm them, calm the nervous system and enhance autonomy and well-being.
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Soul at Heart Counselling / Lorraine Anderson
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Ivybridge PL21
Not accepting new clients
Therapy offers a private and sacred space to think, feel and experience your true self. It explores your needs and processes feelings as they arise, and from this comes a new clarity of awareness. I sometimes think of it as coming out of the dark woods and into the light. This transformation of the self takes place at first within the therapeutic relationship. Being listened to unfolds a discovery of new insights, which activates the development of inner strength, resilience, resolve, and purpose, as it gradually releases you from the felt wounds you have been carrying, such as anger, confusion, sadness, grief, regret or loss.
Therapy offers a private and sacred space to think, feel and experience your true self. It explores your needs and processes feelings as they arise, and from this comes a new clarity of awareness. I sometimes think of it as coming out of the dark woods and into the light. This transformation of the self takes place at first within the therapeutic relationship. Being listened to unfolds a discovery of new insights, which activates the development of inner strength, resilience, resolve, and purpose, as it gradually releases you from the felt wounds you have been carrying, such as anger, confusion, sadness, grief, regret or loss.
01752 982120 View 01752 982120
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Louise Jones Traumatologist
Verified Verified
Ivybridge PL21  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Online only. I specialise in helping people who have experienced, trauma or abuse, work through solutions to enable them to return to the life they once had. Often this will be finding themselves for the first time. Trauma and PTSD can affect anyone that has experienced a potentially life-threatening event, or a serious injury, or witnessed one or heard about an event that has happened to a close friend or family member. Your symptoms may include some or all but not be limited to, upsetting thoughts, nightmares, flashbacks, avoiding people, places or situations, irritability, anxiety, jumpy, panic attacks and more.
Online only. I specialise in helping people who have experienced, trauma or abuse, work through solutions to enable them to return to the life they once had. Often this will be finding themselves for the first time. Trauma and PTSD can affect anyone that has experienced a potentially life-threatening event, or a serious injury, or witnessed one or heard about an event that has happened to a close friend or family member. Your symptoms may include some or all but not be limited to, upsetting thoughts, nightmares, flashbacks, avoiding people, places or situations, irritability, anxiety, jumpy, panic attacks and more.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Avonwick

< 10

Counsellors in Avonwick who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Addiction
100% Domestic Abuse
100% Eating Disorders
100% Bereavement

Average years in practice

18 Years

Gender breakdown

100% Female

How Counsellors in Avonwick see their clients

100% Online Only
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Avonwick?

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.