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Photo of Saana Counselling, Counsellor in Birmingham, England
Saana Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Birmingham B13
Hi, I'm Saana. I recognise that as humans we all suffer from distress occasionally. If you are going through a tough time or feel trapped with anything, I can offer you a safe place to explore what might be impacting your life. I work as an integrative therapist, meaning I use more than one counselling approach to inform and enhance our work together. I believe I can apply some of the understanding and insight I've acquired from helping people in both my personal and professional life to my counselling practice. Working with people has given me the confidence to think that even in the most hopeless situations, change is possible.
Hi, I'm Saana. I recognise that as humans we all suffer from distress occasionally. If you are going through a tough time or feel trapped with anything, I can offer you a safe place to explore what might be impacting your life. I work as an integrative therapist, meaning I use more than one counselling approach to inform and enhance our work together. I believe I can apply some of the understanding and insight I've acquired from helping people in both my personal and professional life to my counselling practice. Working with people has given me the confidence to think that even in the most hopeless situations, change is possible.
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Corvus Psychological and Coaching Services
Psychologist, MSc, HCPC - Forensic Psych.
Verified Verified
Birmingham B15  (Online Only)
We have particular interests in work around emotional management, attachment and reducing barriers to change. We have a specialism in working with people around creativity - whether you wish to use creative approaches to reach your goals or are a creative seeking a therapist who understands your work and can help you to use your creativity to achieve the outcomes you want, we would love to hear from you. We welcome clients from all walks of life. Please note that at present, all sessions are via telephone or videocall. Discount offered for public, arts and martime sector workers.
We have particular interests in work around emotional management, attachment and reducing barriers to change. We have a specialism in working with people around creativity - whether you wish to use creative approaches to reach your goals or are a creative seeking a therapist who understands your work and can help you to use your creativity to achieve the outcomes you want, we would love to hear from you. We welcome clients from all walks of life. Please note that at present, all sessions are via telephone or videocall. Discount offered for public, arts and martime sector workers.
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Annette Lilley
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Birmingham B13
At times we can feel overwhelmed by life events, relationships or distressing thoughts and feelings. Sometimes we believe that we are never going to feel better and lose hope that change can happen. If we have experienced long term distress we might feel that we are broken and unfixable. I can work with you to process painful experiences, help you to connect more with yourself and others to improve your relationships and to get more of what you want from life. I work in a relational way, meaning that we will focus on the relationship between us to understand more about the way you relate to others and yourself.
At times we can feel overwhelmed by life events, relationships or distressing thoughts and feelings. Sometimes we believe that we are never going to feel better and lose hope that change can happen. If we have experienced long term distress we might feel that we are broken and unfixable. I can work with you to process painful experiences, help you to connect more with yourself and others to improve your relationships and to get more of what you want from life. I work in a relational way, meaning that we will focus on the relationship between us to understand more about the way you relate to others and yourself.
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Photo of Dr Sadaf Akhtar, Psychotherapist in Birmingham, England
Dr Sadaf Akhtar
Psychotherapist, PhD
Verified Verified
Birmingham B25
Are you grappling with chronic anxiety, persistent sadness, or struggling with low self-confidence? These debilitating symptoms often surface as coping mechanisms for unresolved psychological trauma. But here's the good news: chronic mental stress and its underlying causes can be effectively healed. With specialised expertise in addressing unacknowledged trauma, I offer tailored solutions to enhance mental well-being. Take the first step towards a brighter, more resilient future
Are you grappling with chronic anxiety, persistent sadness, or struggling with low self-confidence? These debilitating symptoms often surface as coping mechanisms for unresolved psychological trauma. But here's the good news: chronic mental stress and its underlying causes can be effectively healed. With specialised expertise in addressing unacknowledged trauma, I offer tailored solutions to enhance mental well-being. Take the first step towards a brighter, more resilient future
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Photo of Nour El Masry, Psychotherapist in Birmingham, England
Nour El Masry
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Birmingham B1
You may be looking here because you are dealing with upsetting or challenging feelings and experiences, feeling overwhelmed, or having troubles in your relationships. If so, psychotherapy could help you. In the psychotherapy sessions you can explore various aspects of your life and feelings, talking about them freely and openly in a way that is rarely possible with friends or family. Bottled-up feelings such as anger, anxiety, grief and embarrassment can become very intense and counselling offers an opportunity to explore them, with the possibility of making them easier to understand.
You may be looking here because you are dealing with upsetting or challenging feelings and experiences, feeling overwhelmed, or having troubles in your relationships. If so, psychotherapy could help you. In the psychotherapy sessions you can explore various aspects of your life and feelings, talking about them freely and openly in a way that is rarely possible with friends or family. Bottled-up feelings such as anger, anxiety, grief and embarrassment can become very intense and counselling offers an opportunity to explore them, with the possibility of making them easier to understand.
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Gemma Jones
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Birmingham B28
Hi, my name is Gemma and I’m a Clinical Psychologist with 20 years experience in the NHS and independent practise. I specialise in supporting people who are experiencing psychological difficulties due to a physical health problem, perhaps from illness, injury, a medical problem or a long -term condition. I have particular interest and expertise in pain management, oncology, palliative care and women's health (e.g. peri-menopause, fertility).
Hi, my name is Gemma and I’m a Clinical Psychologist with 20 years experience in the NHS and independent practise. I specialise in supporting people who are experiencing psychological difficulties due to a physical health problem, perhaps from illness, injury, a medical problem or a long -term condition. I have particular interest and expertise in pain management, oncology, palliative care and women's health (e.g. peri-menopause, fertility).
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Yvonne Cochrane
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Birmingham B24  (Online Only)
Everyday life can be a challenge for some of us. The experience of life transitions, relationship issues, struggling to cope at work or childhood trauma may leave you with feelings of anxiety, worry and/or helplessness. Counselling may help you recognise these issues, gain an understanding into why and how they develop and given the correct tools, how to identify these triggers, adjust your mindset allowing you to move forward.
Everyday life can be a challenge for some of us. The experience of life transitions, relationship issues, struggling to cope at work or childhood trauma may leave you with feelings of anxiety, worry and/or helplessness. Counselling may help you recognise these issues, gain an understanding into why and how they develop and given the correct tools, how to identify these triggers, adjust your mindset allowing you to move forward.
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Claire Ashby
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Birmingham B43
Lovely to meet you its Claire. Do you experience anxiety, panic or overwhelm? Do you often feel low and depressed? Do you experience panic attacks? Or are you experiencing insomnia or sleep difficulties? We all go through difficult periods in our life and it can be easy to get stuck in cycles of anxiety and depression. I will work with you to break these negative cycles helping you to overcome the anxiety which is holding you back. I am a experienced and skilled Counsellor and Hypnotherapist, working with you towards creating the life you deserve, a life that is rich and vibrant, where anxiety no longer holds you back.
Lovely to meet you its Claire. Do you experience anxiety, panic or overwhelm? Do you often feel low and depressed? Do you experience panic attacks? Or are you experiencing insomnia or sleep difficulties? We all go through difficult periods in our life and it can be easy to get stuck in cycles of anxiety and depression. I will work with you to break these negative cycles helping you to overcome the anxiety which is holding you back. I am a experienced and skilled Counsellor and Hypnotherapist, working with you towards creating the life you deserve, a life that is rich and vibrant, where anxiety no longer holds you back.
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Tahneya Alboraiki
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Birmingham B12
I am an qualified integrative counsellor, I use a variety of therapeutic techniques to suit your needs, as I feel one approach does not fit with everyone, therefore I have adopted different approaches. I want to provided you with a safe, honest, and empathic space to explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours without Judgement.
I am an qualified integrative counsellor, I use a variety of therapeutic techniques to suit your needs, as I feel one approach does not fit with everyone, therefore I have adopted different approaches. I want to provided you with a safe, honest, and empathic space to explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours without Judgement.
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Suki Yip
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Birmingham B13  (Online Only)
Hello my name is Suki and welcome to my page. I am an accredited member of the BACP and abide by their ethical framework. I offer a safe, confidential and non-judgmental counselling service dedicated to helping those who are experiencing challenging and difficult times in their lives. I will create a safe space to explore whatever it is that's concerning you and help you to cope and resolve whatever is causing you distress. My aim is to help you feel validated and heard as I believe all feelings are valid and important to you. I believe there is a solution to every problem and together we can work on finding a positive way forward.
Hello my name is Suki and welcome to my page. I am an accredited member of the BACP and abide by their ethical framework. I offer a safe, confidential and non-judgmental counselling service dedicated to helping those who are experiencing challenging and difficult times in their lives. I will create a safe space to explore whatever it is that's concerning you and help you to cope and resolve whatever is causing you distress. My aim is to help you feel validated and heard as I believe all feelings are valid and important to you. I believe there is a solution to every problem and together we can work on finding a positive way forward.
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Photo of Fianna Pacheco, Psychologist in Birmingham, England
Fianna Pacheco
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Birmingham B14  (Online Only)
Are you going through difficult times? Do you feel anxious, depressed and/or angry? Are you unhappy with your life? Are your emotions getting in the way of your goals? Are you interested in trying to understand yourself better to help relieve your symptoms? I’m a Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years of experience dealing with anxiety, depression, anger and other issues in adults and young people. Talking about your problems can help you rebuild your self-confidence and achieve a clearer understanding of yourself and your relationships. Through self-reflection, we analyse the past and how you are now.
Are you going through difficult times? Do you feel anxious, depressed and/or angry? Are you unhappy with your life? Are your emotions getting in the way of your goals? Are you interested in trying to understand yourself better to help relieve your symptoms? I’m a Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years of experience dealing with anxiety, depression, anger and other issues in adults and young people. Talking about your problems can help you rebuild your self-confidence and achieve a clearer understanding of yourself and your relationships. Through self-reflection, we analyse the past and how you are now.
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Photo of Shabnam Khan, Psychotherapist in Birmingham, England
Shabnam Khan
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Birmingham B11
Graduated from Warwick University with a Person Centred degree. I have been working as a counsellor for almost 13 years. I work with clients of all ages for a varied range of issues and have been contracted by Forward Thinking Birmingham at Open Door for almost 11 years. I have worked all over Birmingham in many schools visiting clients. I am currently working weekly at King Edwards High School and at Heartlands Academy. I also work with clients referred to me by Women’s Aid. Using the person centred approach helps my clients feel accepted and heard no matter what issue they bring. I offer a safe place to talk enabling clarity.
Graduated from Warwick University with a Person Centred degree. I have been working as a counsellor for almost 13 years. I work with clients of all ages for a varied range of issues and have been contracted by Forward Thinking Birmingham at Open Door for almost 11 years. I have worked all over Birmingham in many schools visiting clients. I am currently working weekly at King Edwards High School and at Heartlands Academy. I also work with clients referred to me by Women’s Aid. Using the person centred approach helps my clients feel accepted and heard no matter what issue they bring. I offer a safe place to talk enabling clarity.
0121 817 7069 View 0121 817 7069
Photo of Charlotte Povey, Counsellor in Birmingham, England
Charlotte Povey
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Birmingham B9
Not accepting new clients
Struggles in life are inevitable. Yet feeling overwhelmed by them and not coping isn’t. Sometimes we need extra support and guidance to be able to get past these hurdles. Feeling overwhelmed / worried / anxious? Like you can’t go on anymore? That you aren’t worth it? These are the type of issues that I work with to enable my clients to change this thinking pattern into a more healthier perspective and belief about themselves. To better understand yourself and work towards letting go of the baggage is being carried around on a daily basis. Together we can do this and so much more.
Struggles in life are inevitable. Yet feeling overwhelmed by them and not coping isn’t. Sometimes we need extra support and guidance to be able to get past these hurdles. Feeling overwhelmed / worried / anxious? Like you can’t go on anymore? That you aren’t worth it? These are the type of issues that I work with to enable my clients to change this thinking pattern into a more healthier perspective and belief about themselves. To better understand yourself and work towards letting go of the baggage is being carried around on a daily basis. Together we can do this and so much more.
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Photo of Andrew Abernethy, Counsellor in Birmingham, England
Andrew Abernethy
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Birmingham B13
Hello, my name is Andrew and I have counselled many people from various walks of lives including those on the autism spectrum. You may be feeling low in mood , motivation and feelings of what's the point. Relationship struggles with a partner, manager or family member can be debilitating and can lower our self-esteem and boundaries. You might be at a crossroads in your life where you need somebody to help reinforce that gut instinct that you have in your stomach. Having someone to listen to you and appreciate what you're going through can be life changing when you have nobody else to talk to. I have over 6000 hours experience.
Hello, my name is Andrew and I have counselled many people from various walks of lives including those on the autism spectrum. You may be feeling low in mood , motivation and feelings of what's the point. Relationship struggles with a partner, manager or family member can be debilitating and can lower our self-esteem and boundaries. You might be at a crossroads in your life where you need somebody to help reinforce that gut instinct that you have in your stomach. Having someone to listen to you and appreciate what you're going through can be life changing when you have nobody else to talk to. I have over 6000 hours experience.
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The Purple House Clinic, Birmingham
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Birmingham B46
Dr Danielle Grey is a Clinical Psychologist with a passion for supporting children and adults with mental health difficulties including anxiety, depression, trauma and OCD. Dr Grey specialises in supporting people to understand their experiences and to find ways to overcome the challenges and barriers to a fulfilled life. Dr Grey uses peaceful, professional therapy rooms that offer a comfortable space. Dr Grey works in a way that is tailored to your needs and is committed to helping people overcome, or adapt to life's challenges.
Dr Danielle Grey is a Clinical Psychologist with a passion for supporting children and adults with mental health difficulties including anxiety, depression, trauma and OCD. Dr Grey specialises in supporting people to understand their experiences and to find ways to overcome the challenges and barriers to a fulfilled life. Dr Grey uses peaceful, professional therapy rooms that offer a comfortable space. Dr Grey works in a way that is tailored to your needs and is committed to helping people overcome, or adapt to life's challenges.
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Inner Healing Psychotherapy Clinic
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Birmingham B18
If you are experiencing a difficult time in your life, or have experienced a form of trauma in the past, Inner Healing Psychotherapy Clinic is here to help you regain your life. I believe every individual has the right to live a happy and fulfilling life - so if anxieties, worries, or unresolved issues are holding you back, I can offer a warm, safe and non-judgmental space for you to begin to unpick your difficulties and live the life you deserve and want.
If you are experiencing a difficult time in your life, or have experienced a form of trauma in the past, Inner Healing Psychotherapy Clinic is here to help you regain your life. I believe every individual has the right to live a happy and fulfilling life - so if anxieties, worries, or unresolved issues are holding you back, I can offer a warm, safe and non-judgmental space for you to begin to unpick your difficulties and live the life you deserve and want.
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Photo of Waqar Azam, Psychotherapist in Birmingham, England
Waqar Waqar Azam
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Birmingham B28
If you’ve found yourself here searching for a therapist, then I can imagine that you are going through some tough times at the moment. Life can be difficult, and things can get all too much at times. Whether its emotional distress, depression, anxiety or feeling dissatisfied and empty if your life, we all go through these hardships and sometimes need some help to navigate through and overcome these times.
If you’ve found yourself here searching for a therapist, then I can imagine that you are going through some tough times at the moment. Life can be difficult, and things can get all too much at times. Whether its emotional distress, depression, anxiety or feeling dissatisfied and empty if your life, we all go through these hardships and sometimes need some help to navigate through and overcome these times.
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Jessica Sharman
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Birmingham B13
Waitlist for new clients
I can offer a warm, empathetic and compassionate environment for us to explore your troubles, and what might be underlying these. I am passionate about mental health and seeing the whole person, as well as the importance of hope, empowerment and finding your own sense of identity and/or meaning in recovery. As an Integrative Counsellor, I draw on a range of theories to work in a way that best suits your individual needs. I can work with a range of presenting issues such as anxiety, depression, body image and bereavement, with the aim of helping you make sense of your experiences and cope with the often difficult world we live in.
I can offer a warm, empathetic and compassionate environment for us to explore your troubles, and what might be underlying these. I am passionate about mental health and seeing the whole person, as well as the importance of hope, empowerment and finding your own sense of identity and/or meaning in recovery. As an Integrative Counsellor, I draw on a range of theories to work in a way that best suits your individual needs. I can work with a range of presenting issues such as anxiety, depression, body image and bereavement, with the aim of helping you make sense of your experiences and cope with the often difficult world we live in.
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Doreen Jacobs
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Birmingham B29
I am a psychotherapist/counsellor with a background in crisis and clinical mental health. I have worked with couples and individuals with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life transitions, career challenges as well as physical trauma and/or emotional abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, and meet/work with my clients where they are. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, existential, and person-centered
I am a psychotherapist/counsellor with a background in crisis and clinical mental health. I have worked with couples and individuals with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life transitions, career challenges as well as physical trauma and/or emotional abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, and meet/work with my clients where they are. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, existential, and person-centered
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Photo of Dr Anisha Vyas, Psychologist in Birmingham, England
Dr Anisha Vyas
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Birmingham B13
I am a HCPC-registered Clinical Psychologist, with over 11 years of clinical experience working in the NHS. I have worked across a variety of settings, primarily in specialist NHS mental health services, with individuals, groups, couples, and families. I have highly specialist training in working with people who experience different issues like anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, relationship problems, emotional difficulties, bereavement, cultural issues, low self-esteem, stuckness, shame, family problems, life transitions and identity issues.
I am a HCPC-registered Clinical Psychologist, with over 11 years of clinical experience working in the NHS. I have worked across a variety of settings, primarily in specialist NHS mental health services, with individuals, groups, couples, and families. I have highly specialist training in working with people who experience different issues like anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, relationship problems, emotional difficulties, bereavement, cultural issues, low self-esteem, stuckness, shame, family problems, life transitions and identity issues.
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Number of Counsellors in Birmingham

500+

Average cost per session

£60

Counsellors in Birmingham who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
88% Depression
85% Self Esteem
82% Stress
78% Relationship Issues
68% Trauma and PTSD
65% Bereavement

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

64% Aviva
58% AXA PPP
50% Bupa

How Counsellors in Birmingham see their clients

66% In Person and Online
34% Online Only

Gender breakdown

73% Female
26% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Birmingham?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.