Counselling in Blandford Forum

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Georgie Manners
Psychotherapist
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT11
Waitlist for new clients
My therapy is about the relationship, the safety and the quality of the bond that is created between us. That’s where the magic happens and the opportunity for change can occur. My clients can then build insight and clarity over positive and negative feelings, beliefs, motivations, thoughts, behaviours past, present and future. I support clients who are seeking support and understanding in transforming their lives to feel better regulated, authentic and able to make positive decisions.
My therapy is about the relationship, the safety and the quality of the bond that is created between us. That’s where the magic happens and the opportunity for change can occur. My clients can then build insight and clarity over positive and negative feelings, beliefs, motivations, thoughts, behaviours past, present and future. I support clients who are seeking support and understanding in transforming their lives to feel better regulated, authentic and able to make positive decisions.
020 4538 7558 View 020 4538 7558
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Nicky Vallance
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT11
Hi, I'm Nicky. I can help if you are struggling with anxiety, stress, depression, relationship issues, or coming to terms with long-term health issues. If you find yourself fitting around everyone else's needs at the expense of your own or have not been able to move on from past experiences, or are overloaded then I can help you to turn things around. I offer a warm, safe, confidential space to talk and overcome the challenges you are facing, tune into your emotions, so they become your guide rather than overwhelm you. Most importantly build a new relationship with yourself and feel more confident and in control of your life.
Hi, I'm Nicky. I can help if you are struggling with anxiety, stress, depression, relationship issues, or coming to terms with long-term health issues. If you find yourself fitting around everyone else's needs at the expense of your own or have not been able to move on from past experiences, or are overloaded then I can help you to turn things around. I offer a warm, safe, confidential space to talk and overcome the challenges you are facing, tune into your emotions, so they become your guide rather than overwhelm you. Most importantly build a new relationship with yourself and feel more confident and in control of your life.
01202 125197 View 01202 125197
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Erin Singleton Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT11  (Online Only)
Hello I'm Erin and welcome to my page taking the first step to reach out for help can be scary and overwhelming but I will be with you every step of the way. We will work together to ensure we meet your unique and specific needs during our sessions. I aim to run a friendly, professional and relaxed practice which is online or over the telephone. I work in an Integrative way, which basically means I use a variety of different methods and ideas to help you individually as each and every client is unique. There is an emphasis on person centred therapy that ensures you at the centre of our work together.
Hello I'm Erin and welcome to my page taking the first step to reach out for help can be scary and overwhelming but I will be with you every step of the way. We will work together to ensure we meet your unique and specific needs during our sessions. I aim to run a friendly, professional and relaxed practice which is online or over the telephone. I work in an Integrative way, which basically means I use a variety of different methods and ideas to help you individually as each and every client is unique. There is an emphasis on person centred therapy that ensures you at the centre of our work together.
01732 441079 x44 View 01732 441079 x44
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Katie Ellis
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT11
I have over 10 years of experience in face-to-face client work, and I have specialist training in working with sexual trauma, historical sexual abuse and adverse childhood experiences. I also support individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, bereavement, relationship and attachment issues, and self-harming behaviours. Alongside my private client work, I am an affiliate counsellor for numerous Employee Assistance Programmes offering solution focused time limited work, and provide support for unpaid carers via The Leonardo Trust.
I have over 10 years of experience in face-to-face client work, and I have specialist training in working with sexual trauma, historical sexual abuse and adverse childhood experiences. I also support individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, bereavement, relationship and attachment issues, and self-harming behaviours. Alongside my private client work, I am an affiliate counsellor for numerous Employee Assistance Programmes offering solution focused time limited work, and provide support for unpaid carers via The Leonardo Trust.
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Michelle Barter
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT11
Not accepting new clients
Trying to work out the way forward in the world is hard, especially if you're young, have difficult family circumstances, have trouble with school and peers. Parents too have worries about their children and young people, they want the best but sometimes need a non judgemental, empathetic person to work through issues and challenges of modern life. Finding ways of relating to one another, gathering self-esteem and resilience are all part of the learning of the self.
Trying to work out the way forward in the world is hard, especially if you're young, have difficult family circumstances, have trouble with school and peers. Parents too have worries about their children and young people, they want the best but sometimes need a non judgemental, empathetic person to work through issues and challenges of modern life. Finding ways of relating to one another, gathering self-esteem and resilience are all part of the learning of the self.
07492 889197 View 07492 889197
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Headland Psychology
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT11
I am a Dr of Clinical Psychology and EMDR therapist with over twenty years qualified experience working in the NHS. I can offer tailored assessment and formulation to understand your difficulty and consider what type of support will help you. I am particularly passionate about offering therapeutic support to adults and adolescents experiencing distress from trauma and stress. If you have PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) or you are feeling stuck re-experiencing your difficult experiences, struggling with sleep or struggling with anxiety/low mood/ irritability following trauma then I can offer help with these difficulties.
I am a Dr of Clinical Psychology and EMDR therapist with over twenty years qualified experience working in the NHS. I can offer tailored assessment and formulation to understand your difficulty and consider what type of support will help you. I am particularly passionate about offering therapeutic support to adults and adolescents experiencing distress from trauma and stress. If you have PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) or you are feeling stuck re-experiencing your difficult experiences, struggling with sleep or struggling with anxiety/low mood/ irritability following trauma then I can offer help with these difficulties.
07723 473172 View 07723 473172
Sangita Mulji
Psychotherapist, MSc, BPC
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT11
I am an experienced counsellor and psychotherapist. I offer telephone and webcam appointments. Please contact me if you would like to arrange a confidential meeting to see if my approach might be right for you. You might have a specific problem such as anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties or something very specific that you want to talk about or you might not know exactly what is wrong but would like to take some time to understand yourself better. You don’t have to be a weird person with an unusual problem to have counselling or psychotherapy
I am an experienced counsellor and psychotherapist. I offer telephone and webcam appointments. Please contact me if you would like to arrange a confidential meeting to see if my approach might be right for you. You might have a specific problem such as anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties or something very specific that you want to talk about or you might not know exactly what is wrong but would like to take some time to understand yourself better. You don’t have to be a weird person with an unusual problem to have counselling or psychotherapy
020 3872 2347 View 020 3872 2347
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Jo Whale
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT11
When life gets tough we can find ourselves feeling stressed, anxious and overwhelmed. At these times talking to someone else can be helpful to make sense of what is going on. Perhaps you are experiencing loss or bereavement, or a significant transition in your home, work or relationships. Living with uncertainty and change can stir up uncomfortable feelings in us like anxiety, depression, anger or sadness. Whatever is going on for you, I can provide you with the time and space to think things through, and together we will work to make sense of what is going on and find a way forward.
When life gets tough we can find ourselves feeling stressed, anxious and overwhelmed. At these times talking to someone else can be helpful to make sense of what is going on. Perhaps you are experiencing loss or bereavement, or a significant transition in your home, work or relationships. Living with uncertainty and change can stir up uncomfortable feelings in us like anxiety, depression, anger or sadness. Whatever is going on for you, I can provide you with the time and space to think things through, and together we will work to make sense of what is going on and find a way forward.
07341 360056 View 07341 360056
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Catherine Eves
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT11
Waitlist for new clients
I aim to provide a warm, supportive and consistent space to encourage you to find ways to explore your thoughts and feelings. I believe that the therapeutic relationship between client and counsellor is very important, as is the need to feel safe in the therapeutic environment. To this end I am reliable, calm, empathic and honest with my clients. Within our sessions my integrative training allows me to draw on different ideas and approaches, meaning I can tailor my work for each individual person.
I aim to provide a warm, supportive and consistent space to encourage you to find ways to explore your thoughts and feelings. I believe that the therapeutic relationship between client and counsellor is very important, as is the need to feel safe in the therapeutic environment. To this end I am reliable, calm, empathic and honest with my clients. Within our sessions my integrative training allows me to draw on different ideas and approaches, meaning I can tailor my work for each individual person.
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Moving on Counselling Services
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT11
It may be that you are experiencing deep feelings of sadness, hopelessness with no motivation for the future. You may be increasingly stressed and anxious, feeling that you are isolated and separate from all that is happening around you. You may be struggling with irritability and anger, finding yourself being overly defensive or being hurtful towards others. I can help with all of these experiences, helping you to identify the causes and support you in overcoming them. Counselling can make a real difference to your life.
It may be that you are experiencing deep feelings of sadness, hopelessness with no motivation for the future. You may be increasingly stressed and anxious, feeling that you are isolated and separate from all that is happening around you. You may be struggling with irritability and anger, finding yourself being overly defensive or being hurtful towards others. I can help with all of these experiences, helping you to identify the causes and support you in overcoming them. Counselling can make a real difference to your life.
07723 500809 View 07723 500809
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Insight Psychology
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT2
Not accepting new clients
Life can become extremely tough at times and that can lead to the erosion of our sense of wellbeing. We may find ourselves feeling constantly fatigued; struggling to enjoy the things we used to, withdrawing from activities, feeling bleak about life, feeling anxious or having physical complaints such as being more frequently unwell and struggling with digestive issues or muscular aches and pains. These issues could suggest that stress is having an impact on your psychological wellbeing. It can often prove challenging to work out how you got from A to B and how to navigate a way back to A.
Life can become extremely tough at times and that can lead to the erosion of our sense of wellbeing. We may find ourselves feeling constantly fatigued; struggling to enjoy the things we used to, withdrawing from activities, feeling bleak about life, feeling anxious or having physical complaints such as being more frequently unwell and struggling with digestive issues or muscular aches and pains. These issues could suggest that stress is having an impact on your psychological wellbeing. It can often prove challenging to work out how you got from A to B and how to navigate a way back to A.
01258 442332 View 01258 442332
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Eleanor P L Pool
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Blandford Forum DT11  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I offer online counselling drawing on a range of modalities which are tailored to the needs and personality of the client. My practise is both trauma and attachment informed and blends theoretic modalities with EFT, Emotion Code techniques and other embodied practises. I have experience working with clients presenting with depression, anxiety, trauma, complicated grief, historic abuse and neglect. I have developed a special interest in narcissistic abuse and am committed to use both my training and lived experience to help clients on their journey of recovery and healing enabling them live a purposeful fulfilled life.
I offer online counselling drawing on a range of modalities which are tailored to the needs and personality of the client. My practise is both trauma and attachment informed and blends theoretic modalities with EFT, Emotion Code techniques and other embodied practises. I have experience working with clients presenting with depression, anxiety, trauma, complicated grief, historic abuse and neglect. I have developed a special interest in narcissistic abuse and am committed to use both my training and lived experience to help clients on their journey of recovery and healing enabling them live a purposeful fulfilled life.
01258 446759 View 01258 446759
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Dr Alisha Azzopardi @ Wimborne Psychology
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Blandford Forum DT11
We are a group of mental health practitioners, ranging from Clinical Psychologists, Nurse Therapists & Counsellors working from our bespoke clinic in Wimborne. We offer Assessment and Interventions for Children, Adolescents, Adults and Couples, including Adult Autism and ADHD Assessments. Established in 2018, we have grown to a group of 11 clinicians with a range of skills, training and experience. Please visit our website for more information. We prefer enquiries to be sent via our website which will be responded to promptly. We look forward to being able to support you as you take this important step. www.wimbornepsychology.co.uk
We are a group of mental health practitioners, ranging from Clinical Psychologists, Nurse Therapists & Counsellors working from our bespoke clinic in Wimborne. We offer Assessment and Interventions for Children, Adolescents, Adults and Couples, including Adult Autism and ADHD Assessments. Established in 2018, we have grown to a group of 11 clinicians with a range of skills, training and experience. Please visit our website for more information. We prefer enquiries to be sent via our website which will be responded to promptly. We look forward to being able to support you as you take this important step. www.wimbornepsychology.co.uk
01258 442320 View 01258 442320
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Ashley Crocker
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Blandford Forum DT11
Looking for someone to talk through challenges you're facing? Find solutions to your problems and significantly improve your wellbeing with a bespoke service and a variety of options to fit you. Want to find out more then get in touch today!
Looking for someone to talk through challenges you're facing? Find solutions to your problems and significantly improve your wellbeing with a bespoke service and a variety of options to fit you. Want to find out more then get in touch today!
01929 501165 View 01929 501165

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Minnow Aspinall Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Dorchester DT1
The aim of counselling is to promote healing and assist clients to take the next steps forward in their lives. Whether the issues stem from unresolved historic life events, acute trauma such as bereavement, separation or abuse or general depression and anxiety. Counselling can help a client to find their way when feeling lost, with the support of a reliable, benevolent and empathic person by their side who can gently challenge, encourage exploration and hold the client through their journey.
The aim of counselling is to promote healing and assist clients to take the next steps forward in their lives. Whether the issues stem from unresolved historic life events, acute trauma such as bereavement, separation or abuse or general depression and anxiety. Counselling can help a client to find their way when feeling lost, with the support of a reliable, benevolent and empathic person by their side who can gently challenge, encourage exploration and hold the client through their journey.
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Neuropsychology Dorset
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dorchester DT1
Neuropsychology Dorset consists of HCPC registered Clinical Psychologists that specialise in the assessment, diagnosis, and intervention of adults with neurodiversity such as autism, ADHD, and neurological conditions. We can also provide psychological therapy for a range of conditions - to find out more, please visit our website at www.neuropsychologydorset.co.uk
Neuropsychology Dorset consists of HCPC registered Clinical Psychologists that specialise in the assessment, diagnosis, and intervention of adults with neurodiversity such as autism, ADHD, and neurological conditions. We can also provide psychological therapy for a range of conditions - to find out more, please visit our website at www.neuropsychologydorset.co.uk
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Carl Harrison
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dorchester DT1  (Online Only)
Any number of issues could be the reason you're reading this now: anxiety, depression, bereavement.  Perhaps you feel stuck, unsure what to do, or don't think you can change. Maybe you're feeling overwhelmed with, 'everything'.  Perhaps now is the right time for you to be truly listened to. If this is the case then I can offer you my help.
Any number of issues could be the reason you're reading this now: anxiety, depression, bereavement.  Perhaps you feel stuck, unsure what to do, or don't think you can change. Maybe you're feeling overwhelmed with, 'everything'.  Perhaps now is the right time for you to be truly listened to. If this is the case then I can offer you my help.
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Psychological Therapy in Practice - Dr Rosie
Psychologist, HCPC - Health Psych.
Verified Verified
Dorchester DT1
Sometimes life can really get us down and it might seem difficult to see a way through. This could be due to: Feeling low, hopeless, lonely, or depressed * Feeling anxious or afraid * Suffering with stress at home and/or in the workplace * Suffering with a long term physical/ mental health condition * Experiencing relationship problems * Loss of a loved one through break-up, divorce, or death * Traumatic events in our past which are still troubling us and preventing us from moving forward * Wanting to change a behaviour (diet, exercise, smoking etc). I can help you to cope with, manage, and improve the issues you face.
Sometimes life can really get us down and it might seem difficult to see a way through. This could be due to: Feeling low, hopeless, lonely, or depressed * Feeling anxious or afraid * Suffering with stress at home and/or in the workplace * Suffering with a long term physical/ mental health condition * Experiencing relationship problems * Loss of a loved one through break-up, divorce, or death * Traumatic events in our past which are still troubling us and preventing us from moving forward * Wanting to change a behaviour (diet, exercise, smoking etc). I can help you to cope with, manage, and improve the issues you face.
07723 560186 View 07723 560186
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Irene Flint
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dorchester DT2
Why choose me as your counsellor? Maybe because I always aim to put you rather than any specific approach at the centre of our work together. My priority is to build a trusting therapeutic relationship with you where you feel safe, heard and seen. In order to facilitate this, I use my personal life experience, my training and my experience of having worked with clients from diverse backgrounds and with a great variety of different issues. I endeavour to offer a safe, supportive and accepting environment where we can explore your feelings and work on the issues in question.
Why choose me as your counsellor? Maybe because I always aim to put you rather than any specific approach at the centre of our work together. My priority is to build a trusting therapeutic relationship with you where you feel safe, heard and seen. In order to facilitate this, I use my personal life experience, my training and my experience of having worked with clients from diverse backgrounds and with a great variety of different issues. I endeavour to offer a safe, supportive and accepting environment where we can explore your feelings and work on the issues in question.
01305 237397 View 01305 237397
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Helen Newman
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Dorchester DT1
I am a qualified BACP Accredited Counsellor and Family/Systemic Practitioner and I have been qualified for over twenty years. I offer a talking therapy and/or creative therapy to children, adults and young people. My approach to counselling is ‘Client-Centred’ having been trained in a number of modalities; Psychodynamic, Person-Centred, Existential, CBT and as a Family Systemic Practitioner. I believe it is firstly the relationship between counsellor and client(s) which provides the foundation to explore, understand, challenge and change patterns of behaviour which are causing relationship difficulties and personal distress.
I am a qualified BACP Accredited Counsellor and Family/Systemic Practitioner and I have been qualified for over twenty years. I offer a talking therapy and/or creative therapy to children, adults and young people. My approach to counselling is ‘Client-Centred’ having been trained in a number of modalities; Psychodynamic, Person-Centred, Existential, CBT and as a Family Systemic Practitioner. I believe it is firstly the relationship between counsellor and client(s) which provides the foundation to explore, understand, challenge and change patterns of behaviour which are causing relationship difficulties and personal distress.
01753 390542 View 01753 390542

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Blandford Forum

10+

Average cost per session

£60

Counsellors in Blandford Forum who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
86% Depression
86% Self Esteem
86% Stress
79% Trauma and PTSD
71% Relationship Issues
71% Bereavement

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

75% Aviva
50% AXA PPP
50% Bupa

How Counsellors in Blandford Forum see their clients

86% In Person and Online
14% Online Only

Gender breakdown

93% Female
7% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Blandford Forum?

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.