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Dr Tom Mountjoy
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Otley LS21
Dr. Tom Mountjoy is a Registered Clinical Psychologist and Chartered Psychologist with substantial experience within mental health, clinical health psychology, and neuropsychology settings. He provides assessment and therapy input covering a range of psychological issues, including treatment for anxiety and depression, and workplace difficulties. Tom has additional interests in acquired brain injury, neurological conditions, chronic health conditions and adjustment to living with disability.
Dr. Tom Mountjoy is a Registered Clinical Psychologist and Chartered Psychologist with substantial experience within mental health, clinical health psychology, and neuropsychology settings. He provides assessment and therapy input covering a range of psychological issues, including treatment for anxiety and depression, and workplace difficulties. Tom has additional interests in acquired brain injury, neurological conditions, chronic health conditions and adjustment to living with disability.
0113 519 4557 View 0113 519 4557
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Bo Bloomfield
Counsellor, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified
Otley LS21  (Online Only)
I am a senior accredited Relational and EMDR Therapist with 26 years unbroken practice. I have worked for 10 years in the NHS and for 23 years in private practice. I am interested in and have experience of working with trauma. I completed the EMDR Europe Standard Accredited Training and work with a wide range of mental health issues and with post-traumatic stress. EMDR can help with recovery from distressing life events as well as flashbacks, upsetting thoughts or images, depression or anxiety. The number and length of sessions needed will depend on the type and severity of trauma which has been experienced.
I am a senior accredited Relational and EMDR Therapist with 26 years unbroken practice. I have worked for 10 years in the NHS and for 23 years in private practice. I am interested in and have experience of working with trauma. I completed the EMDR Europe Standard Accredited Training and work with a wide range of mental health issues and with post-traumatic stress. EMDR can help with recovery from distressing life events as well as flashbacks, upsetting thoughts or images, depression or anxiety. The number and length of sessions needed will depend on the type and severity of trauma which has been experienced.
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Philippa Westmacott
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Harrogate HG1
Hello, life can sometimes throw challenges at us. At times these challenges are expected and at other times they come as a complete surprise. Often, we are able to manage them and sometimes we may feel less able to cope and could benefit from some therapeutic support. I offer psychotherapeutic counselling support in Wetherby and Harrogate and have some available appointments now. www.philippa-counselling.co.uk
Hello, life can sometimes throw challenges at us. At times these challenges are expected and at other times they come as a complete surprise. Often, we are able to manage them and sometimes we may feel less able to cope and could benefit from some therapeutic support. I offer psychotherapeutic counselling support in Wetherby and Harrogate and have some available appointments now. www.philippa-counselling.co.uk
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Shan Merchant (Couples Therapist)
Counsellor, MA, MUKCP
Verified
Harrogate HG3
Do you feel despair or a growing distance in your relationship no matter what you do? Are you struggling to communicate with your partner? My clients often tell me they miss warmth & affection and wish they could turn back the clock to happier times. Perhaps your partner had an affair and you're both scared and don't know what to do now. Either way, one thing's for sure: you’re desperate for some relief. It might be hard to imagine your relationship could be full of fun and laughter again but this has happened with my clients. Together we can move you from anxiety and stuckness to feeling happy again.
Do you feel despair or a growing distance in your relationship no matter what you do? Are you struggling to communicate with your partner? My clients often tell me they miss warmth & affection and wish they could turn back the clock to happier times. Perhaps your partner had an affair and you're both scared and don't know what to do now. Either way, one thing's for sure: you’re desperate for some relief. It might be hard to imagine your relationship could be full of fun and laughter again but this has happened with my clients. Together we can move you from anxiety and stuckness to feeling happy again.
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Laura Morris
Counsellor, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified
Harrogate HG2
Hello I'm Laura, a BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor and Therapy Supervisor with NHS experience and over 10,000 client hours, offering genuine and non judgemental support. Whether you are an individual or couple dealing with a marriage or relationship issue, let us work together towards you feeling happier, more confident, focussed and ready for change. In additional and importantly to explore and help you to understand why you felt challenged, to reduce the impact and the chance of the same problems repeating themselves.
Hello I'm Laura, a BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor and Therapy Supervisor with NHS experience and over 10,000 client hours, offering genuine and non judgemental support. Whether you are an individual or couple dealing with a marriage or relationship issue, let us work together towards you feeling happier, more confident, focussed and ready for change. In additional and importantly to explore and help you to understand why you felt challenged, to reduce the impact and the chance of the same problems repeating themselves.
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Rosy Taylor
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified
Harrogate HG3
Are your thoughts, feelings or behaviour making you anxious, depressed or limiting what you can do? Are your relationships with others or food causing you difficulty? Do you want to understand why things that happened in your childhood are still influencing you now? Having the opportunity to 'tell your story' to an interested listener is a therapeutic experience. Whatever challenge you are currently facing making the time and space for yourself to engage in therpay is an act of self kindness.
Are your thoughts, feelings or behaviour making you anxious, depressed or limiting what you can do? Are your relationships with others or food causing you difficulty? Do you want to understand why things that happened in your childhood are still influencing you now? Having the opportunity to 'tell your story' to an interested listener is a therapeutic experience. Whatever challenge you are currently facing making the time and space for yourself to engage in therpay is an act of self kindness.
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Chris Bygrave
Psychotherapist, UKCP Trainee
Verified
Harrogate HG1
Hi, I'm Chris. I offer psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic counselling in Leeds and online. I see therapy as the co-creation of a warm, authentic relationship, in which we create the conditions to shine a light into the past and on the wounded or neglected parts of the self. I am currently at the submission stage of an extensive, eight year training course in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy and I have been working in private practice since 2016, originally in Bristol and now in Leeds. I have an undergraduate degree in Music and am interested in the diverse and creative ways in which people express themselves.
Hi, I'm Chris. I offer psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic counselling in Leeds and online. I see therapy as the co-creation of a warm, authentic relationship, in which we create the conditions to shine a light into the past and on the wounded or neglected parts of the self. I am currently at the submission stage of an extensive, eight year training course in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy and I have been working in private practice since 2016, originally in Bristol and now in Leeds. I have an undergraduate degree in Music and am interested in the diverse and creative ways in which people express themselves.
0113 519 1285 View 0113 519 1285
Photo of Dr James Hoskinson, Psychologist in Bishop Thornton, England
Dr James Hoskinson
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Harrogate HG1
My name is James (Jim) Hoskinson. I am a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered Consultant Clinical Psychologist, having qualified in 2011. My broad clinical experience enables me to work effectively with adults, young people, and children. In doing so, my diverse mix of additional post-qualification training allows me to work with clients on a wide range of psychological matters. I can help you to move on from the past, so that you can regain meaningful focus on the present whilst you build for a purposeful and fulfilling future. For further information, please visit my website: (www.mindsmatterpsychology.com).
My name is James (Jim) Hoskinson. I am a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered Consultant Clinical Psychologist, having qualified in 2011. My broad clinical experience enables me to work effectively with adults, young people, and children. In doing so, my diverse mix of additional post-qualification training allows me to work with clients on a wide range of psychological matters. I can help you to move on from the past, so that you can regain meaningful focus on the present whilst you build for a purposeful and fulfilling future. For further information, please visit my website: (www.mindsmatterpsychology.com).
0113 519 0406 View 0113 519 0406
Photo of Hannah Woodings, Psychotherapist in Bishop Thornton, England
Hannah Woodings
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
Harrogate HG3
Looking for a therapist can be daunting and you may wonder if talking therapy is right for you. Has something been on your mind for a while? Or perhaps something more recently has happened and you want to explore your feelings and responses. I have worked with clients with a wide range of emotional and psychological issues to help them gain insight into unconscious thoughts and patterns with an aim to help clients live more fulfilling lives. I have experience working with depression, suicidal ideation, sexual assault, generational trauma, pregnancy, injury trauma, and gender identity.
Looking for a therapist can be daunting and you may wonder if talking therapy is right for you. Has something been on your mind for a while? Or perhaps something more recently has happened and you want to explore your feelings and responses. I have worked with clients with a wide range of emotional and psychological issues to help them gain insight into unconscious thoughts and patterns with an aim to help clients live more fulfilling lives. I have experience working with depression, suicidal ideation, sexual assault, generational trauma, pregnancy, injury trauma, and gender identity.
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Daniel Easton
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Harrogate HG2
Hello. My name is Daniel. I am an qualified and experienced Counsellor working from Harrogate, North Yorkshire. I can help with many issues including; Family and relationship issues, Anxiety and Stress, Depression, Grief and Loss Purpose, direction and motivation Addictions, Moderate mental health concerns Difficult and undesirable behaviour's Issues around Christian faith and spirituality .
Hello. My name is Daniel. I am an qualified and experienced Counsellor working from Harrogate, North Yorkshire. I can help with many issues including; Family and relationship issues, Anxiety and Stress, Depression, Grief and Loss Purpose, direction and motivation Addictions, Moderate mental health concerns Difficult and undesirable behaviour's Issues around Christian faith and spirituality .
01423 740536 View 01423 740536
Photo of Julia de los Rios, Counsellor in Bishop Thornton, England
Julia de los Rios
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Otley LS21
Reaching out for help takes courage, particularly if your self-esteem and confidence are low. But, if you want to make changes in your life then you may need support. People come to counselling for all sorts of reasons; anxiety, relationship issues, depression, bereavement, trauma etc. Perhaps you feel inhibited, have unhealthy patterns of behaviour or your emotions may be hijacking your ability to respond and keep perspective. Whatever the reason, the chances are you are feeling deeply distressed. You don’t have to keep struggling alone. Together we can work out what is causing you to feel threatened, overwhelmed or empty.
Reaching out for help takes courage, particularly if your self-esteem and confidence are low. But, if you want to make changes in your life then you may need support. People come to counselling for all sorts of reasons; anxiety, relationship issues, depression, bereavement, trauma etc. Perhaps you feel inhibited, have unhealthy patterns of behaviour or your emotions may be hijacking your ability to respond and keep perspective. Whatever the reason, the chances are you are feeling deeply distressed. You don’t have to keep struggling alone. Together we can work out what is causing you to feel threatened, overwhelmed or empty.
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Photo of Felicity Dutton, Counsellor in Bishop Thornton, England
Felicity Dutton
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Boroughbridge YO51
Hi, my name is Felicity and I'm a counsellor based in North Yorkshire. My hope is to offer you some clarity, guidance, and support through life's many challenges. In doing so my aim is to help you to make some sense of what you are going through and gain a deeper understanding about why you feel the way you do. Some areas we might explore together are stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, family, career, health, loss, self esteem, confidence, identity, and trauma.
Hi, my name is Felicity and I'm a counsellor based in North Yorkshire. My hope is to offer you some clarity, guidance, and support through life's many challenges. In doing so my aim is to help you to make some sense of what you are going through and gain a deeper understanding about why you feel the way you do. Some areas we might explore together are stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, family, career, health, loss, self esteem, confidence, identity, and trauma.
01904 935218 View 01904 935218
Photo of Sue Rourke, Counsellor in Bishop Thornton, England
Sue Rourke
Counsellor, BACP
Verified
Harrogate HG1
If you are reading this, I imagine you are experiencing some difficult issues in your life. It may be life has recently changed, new challenges have appeared, or you may have always felt life was difficult, and you need to explore issues that are causing you pain and making you feel unhappy. It takes great strength to realise that life’s issues are becoming overwhelming, and together, we can explore your situation and help you understand yourself.
If you are reading this, I imagine you are experiencing some difficult issues in your life. It may be life has recently changed, new challenges have appeared, or you may have always felt life was difficult, and you need to explore issues that are causing you pain and making you feel unhappy. It takes great strength to realise that life’s issues are becoming overwhelming, and together, we can explore your situation and help you understand yourself.
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Photo of Sylvie Laura Simonds, Psychotherapist in Bishop Thornton, England
Sylvie Laura Simonds
Psychotherapist, PhD, MBACP Accred
Verified
Harrogate HG1
“I believe psychotherapy and counselling is an art – and an art of holding, containing, exploring and making sense of one’s internal and external worlds. I provide compassionate, and creative analytical therapeutic support for those experiencing psychic suffering, distress and emotional pain. ”
“I believe psychotherapy and counselling is an art – and an art of holding, containing, exploring and making sense of one’s internal and external worlds. I provide compassionate, and creative analytical therapeutic support for those experiencing psychic suffering, distress and emotional pain. ”
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Photo of Andy Whitehouse, Psychotherapist in Bishop Thornton, England
Andy Whitehouse
Psychotherapist, BACP
Verified
Harrogate HG2
I have been working with people experiencing unhappiness in all sorts of ways for many years and never yet come across anyone who's distress or anxiety or sadness didn't make sense once we had talked about it for a while. Every individual is different and special in my book but has in common the need to be heard, recognised, valued and understood. As a person-centred counsellor those four things are at the heart of my practice. Whatever your concern or difficulty, sharing what is on your mind and in your heart in a safe space is the start of healing and self acceptance. I work online and by phone as well as face to face.
I have been working with people experiencing unhappiness in all sorts of ways for many years and never yet come across anyone who's distress or anxiety or sadness didn't make sense once we had talked about it for a while. Every individual is different and special in my book but has in common the need to be heard, recognised, valued and understood. As a person-centred counsellor those four things are at the heart of my practice. Whatever your concern or difficulty, sharing what is on your mind and in your heart in a safe space is the start of healing and self acceptance. I work online and by phone as well as face to face.
0114 478 2442 View 0114 478 2442
Photo of Caroline Smith, Counsellor in Bishop Thornton, England
Caroline Smith
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP Accred
Verified
Harrogate HG3
Most people feel overwhelmed and 'burned out' at some point in their life. Often we know what the problem is, it might be work related, personal or a combination of things. Maybe, it is less clear, a general awareness of feeling low and unhappy much of the time without really knowing why. It can be invaluable to have somewhere private and confidential to talk, to be able to think more clearly about what isn't working, the reasons why and how things could be different going forward.
Most people feel overwhelmed and 'burned out' at some point in their life. Often we know what the problem is, it might be work related, personal or a combination of things. Maybe, it is less clear, a general awareness of feeling low and unhappy much of the time without really knowing why. It can be invaluable to have somewhere private and confidential to talk, to be able to think more clearly about what isn't working, the reasons why and how things could be different going forward.
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Photo of Hester Robinson, Counsellor in Bishop Thornton, England
Hester Robinson
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
Harrogate HG1
Are things getting on top of you, so that your day to day living is a struggle, and your relationships with others are strained? Do you feel like past, or current, events are effecting how you cope with life today? I help people feel more confidence in their relationships by identifying the hurdles that are holding them back. I help people to find peace of mind by managing their anxiety or low mood. I support people through their bereavement to enable them to enjoy life again. Let me help you to make sense of your difficulties, so that you can connect more positively with your loved ones and the world.
Are things getting on top of you, so that your day to day living is a struggle, and your relationships with others are strained? Do you feel like past, or current, events are effecting how you cope with life today? I help people feel more confidence in their relationships by identifying the hurdles that are holding them back. I help people to find peace of mind by managing their anxiety or low mood. I support people through their bereavement to enable them to enjoy life again. Let me help you to make sense of your difficulties, so that you can connect more positively with your loved ones and the world.
01904 917531 View 01904 917531
Photo of Hazel Williams, Counsellor in Bishop Thornton, England
Hazel Williams
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Harrogate HG1
Working in York city centre, I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor offering support to adults with a wide range of issues. Perhaps anxiety and low self-esteem are impacting on daily life. Maybe you are struggling with changes that feel out of your control, or feelings of isolation. You may need space to heal after distressing life experiences. These are challenging times and issues that have felt manageable or in the past may have come to the surface. I aim to provide a safe and confidential space where we can work together to help you make sense of your experiences, thoughts and feelings at a pace that feels right for you.
Working in York city centre, I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor offering support to adults with a wide range of issues. Perhaps anxiety and low self-esteem are impacting on daily life. Maybe you are struggling with changes that feel out of your control, or feelings of isolation. You may need space to heal after distressing life experiences. These are challenging times and issues that have felt manageable or in the past may have come to the surface. I aim to provide a safe and confidential space where we can work together to help you make sense of your experiences, thoughts and feelings at a pace that feels right for you.
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Photo of Adrian Peter Langham, Psychotherapist in Bishop Thornton, England
Adrian Peter Langham
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified
1 Endorsed
Harrogate HG3
I am an Accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist with 15 years experience of working with a diverse mix of clients in various settings ranging from mental health services, NHS clinics, sexual health & sexual violence services. I work from a non pathological stance and value diversity. In addition to my therapeutic training I have undertaken specialist LGBTQ+ training enabling me to work effectively with Gender, Sex and Relationship Diversity. I am also an accredited Mindfulness teacher and incorporate aspects of this into my client work.I hope to enable clients to gain insights and meet themselves with compassion & understanding.
I am an Accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist with 15 years experience of working with a diverse mix of clients in various settings ranging from mental health services, NHS clinics, sexual health & sexual violence services. I work from a non pathological stance and value diversity. In addition to my therapeutic training I have undertaken specialist LGBTQ+ training enabling me to work effectively with Gender, Sex and Relationship Diversity. I am also an accredited Mindfulness teacher and incorporate aspects of this into my client work.I hope to enable clients to gain insights and meet themselves with compassion & understanding.
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Photo of Laura Keay, Psychotherapist in Bishop Thornton, England
Laura Keay
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
Harrogate HG2
We all need support at one time or another and the fact that you are reading this tells me that you are curious about reaching out for that support, either for yourself or a loved one. This can be a very worrying time, and one that needs to be dealt with gently and with great consideration. I am lucky enough to be a highly qualified therapist and work with children, young people and adults. I've worked with clients from 4 - 100. Physical and emotional change can happen at any age and that is the focus of my work. I work face-to face from Harrogate and also online with clients aged 12 and upwards.
We all need support at one time or another and the fact that you are reading this tells me that you are curious about reaching out for that support, either for yourself or a loved one. This can be a very worrying time, and one that needs to be dealt with gently and with great consideration. I am lucky enough to be a highly qualified therapist and work with children, young people and adults. I've worked with clients from 4 - 100. Physical and emotional change can happen at any age and that is the focus of my work. I work face-to face from Harrogate and also online with clients aged 12 and upwards.
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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).

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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.