Counselling in Buxton

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Anne Therapy Services
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified
Buxton SK17  (Online Only)
Hi, I have been a counsellor for 24 yrs and supervisor for 14 yrs, working with adults and young people. My focus is very much on the client's needs and working at your pace, in a caring and safe way, looking at a wide range of short term, on-going and/or long term issues around trauma, stress, anxiety, phobias etc. which can affect your everyday life. I am also an Accredited Certified EFT Practitioner, which is known as a tapping tool, that can help you to overcome and let go of negative beliefs, emotions and thought patterns, and reduce anxiety that allows you to feel more relaxed and able to cope with every day life.
Hi, I have been a counsellor for 24 yrs and supervisor for 14 yrs, working with adults and young people. My focus is very much on the client's needs and working at your pace, in a caring and safe way, looking at a wide range of short term, on-going and/or long term issues around trauma, stress, anxiety, phobias etc. which can affect your everyday life. I am also an Accredited Certified EFT Practitioner, which is known as a tapping tool, that can help you to overcome and let go of negative beliefs, emotions and thought patterns, and reduce anxiety that allows you to feel more relaxed and able to cope with every day life.
0161 696 8429 View 0161 696 8429
Photo of Katherine Louise Hildyard, Psychologist in Buxton, England
Katherine Louise Hildyard
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Buxton SK17
You might have always felt a bit different, like somehow you don’t ‘fit in’. People seeking an assessment might often feel very socially anxious or worry a lot about their social interactions. Maybe you feel more sensitive to your environment than other people and at times overwhelmed, overloaded and exhausted by the demands of everyday life. You might also have noticed strengths that your ‘difference’ brings- being able to ‘hyper’ focus, having dedicated interests and passions or strong values such as a concern for truth and social justice. Do you know or want to discover if you are Autistic or have ADHD?
You might have always felt a bit different, like somehow you don’t ‘fit in’. People seeking an assessment might often feel very socially anxious or worry a lot about their social interactions. Maybe you feel more sensitive to your environment than other people and at times overwhelmed, overloaded and exhausted by the demands of everyday life. You might also have noticed strengths that your ‘difference’ brings- being able to ‘hyper’ focus, having dedicated interests and passions or strong values such as a concern for truth and social justice. Do you know or want to discover if you are Autistic or have ADHD?
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Amy Walton
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified
2 Endorsed
Buxton SK17  (Online Only)
Modern life has become complex and ever-changing. It can leave you feeling unsatisfied or in distress without really knowing why. Things may just not feel right, or you may be battling an issue that you have been experiencing for years. You may have turned to ways of coping that you would like to change or explore. Counselling provides a safe space for you to unravel your thoughts and make sense of your world. I believe you are the expert of your experience; I will listen and assist you in exploring and understanding your world. Together we will work towards enabling you to live a life in line with your values and needs.
Modern life has become complex and ever-changing. It can leave you feeling unsatisfied or in distress without really knowing why. Things may just not feel right, or you may be battling an issue that you have been experiencing for years. You may have turned to ways of coping that you would like to change or explore. Counselling provides a safe space for you to unravel your thoughts and make sense of your world. I believe you are the expert of your experience; I will listen and assist you in exploring and understanding your world. Together we will work towards enabling you to live a life in line with your values and needs.
01298 608992 View 01298 608992
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Therapy with Rick
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Buxton SK17  (Online Only)
Hello and welcome... In my practice, I have had the privilege of working with clients who have experienced the profound and enduring effects of psychological wounding. Many of them bring anxiety, are navigating challenging family and relationship dynamics, or they may be experiencing intimacy related issues or battling eating disorders. These issues have been deeply rooted in their ways of coping. I have further assisted clients who have wanted to work on specific life challenges & changes, issues around self confidence & their desire for self improvement.
Hello and welcome... In my practice, I have had the privilege of working with clients who have experienced the profound and enduring effects of psychological wounding. Many of them bring anxiety, are navigating challenging family and relationship dynamics, or they may be experiencing intimacy related issues or battling eating disorders. These issues have been deeply rooted in their ways of coping. I have further assisted clients who have wanted to work on specific life challenges & changes, issues around self confidence & their desire for self improvement.
01538 710736 View 01538 710736
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Caro Lee
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Buxton SK17
We live in a world which throws a lot at us, and expects a lot of us. And, very often, we expect a lot of ourselves too. For many of us, it can help to talk through what we’re dealing with, to help us understand what’s going on and find a way forward. Whether you’re dealing with anger, anxiety, bereavement, depression, identity, loneliness, powerlessness, relationship difficulties, or simply want to talk things through, I offer a confidential, non-judgmental space to explore what you’re feeling, and how you can manage it. We’re all different and we all need to find our own way. I can help you do that.
We live in a world which throws a lot at us, and expects a lot of us. And, very often, we expect a lot of ourselves too. For many of us, it can help to talk through what we’re dealing with, to help us understand what’s going on and find a way forward. Whether you’re dealing with anger, anxiety, bereavement, depression, identity, loneliness, powerlessness, relationship difficulties, or simply want to talk things through, I offer a confidential, non-judgmental space to explore what you’re feeling, and how you can manage it. We’re all different and we all need to find our own way. I can help you do that.
01298 608995 View 01298 608995
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Colette Glen
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Buxton SK17
A warm welcome to you. I am a Registered (MBACP) Counsellor & Psychotherapist working in private practice with adults who seek solutions for Anxiety, Trauma, Grief & Loss, and Relationship problems... I specialise in historical Childhood & Family issues; including Childhood Trauma, complicated Grief & Loss, and unhelpful patterns of coping.....My own experience of having counselling 20 years ago, led me on a journey to become a therapist, which remains today the most rewarding and privileged work I have ever done.
A warm welcome to you. I am a Registered (MBACP) Counsellor & Psychotherapist working in private practice with adults who seek solutions for Anxiety, Trauma, Grief & Loss, and Relationship problems... I specialise in historical Childhood & Family issues; including Childhood Trauma, complicated Grief & Loss, and unhelpful patterns of coping.....My own experience of having counselling 20 years ago, led me on a journey to become a therapist, which remains today the most rewarding and privileged work I have ever done.
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Angela Williamson
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified
Buxton SK17
Trying to resolve the issues troubling you alone can feel overwhelming. Reaching out for help is a proactive first step in starting to feel better. I provide a welcoming, safe, confidential, and non-judgemental space to talk about what is troubling you. It is very natural to feel nervous about coming to counselling for the first time. I understand and never lose sight of this. I offer a complimentary 20-minute introductory telephone consultation. Some new clients prefer to book their first appointment without a call. It about what feels best to you.
Trying to resolve the issues troubling you alone can feel overwhelming. Reaching out for help is a proactive first step in starting to feel better. I provide a welcoming, safe, confidential, and non-judgemental space to talk about what is troubling you. It is very natural to feel nervous about coming to counselling for the first time. I understand and never lose sight of this. I offer a complimentary 20-minute introductory telephone consultation. Some new clients prefer to book their first appointment without a call. It about what feels best to you.
01629 701408 View 01629 701408
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Marie Brockley
Counsellor, MA, BACP
Verified
Buxton SK17
How to explain what counselling is... If you're holding a cup of coffee and somebody accidentally bumps into you, you will most likely spill a drop or two, or depending on the bump impact a few spoonfuls or more. If there had been tea or something else in your cup, the result would be the same. Your emotions and feelings are like the coffee, because sometimes when life comes along and shakes you (which will happen to us all) whatever is inside your cup will spill out. Sometimes life can be easier until you get bumped.....but then you may need somebody to talk to, this is where counselling can help.
How to explain what counselling is... If you're holding a cup of coffee and somebody accidentally bumps into you, you will most likely spill a drop or two, or depending on the bump impact a few spoonfuls or more. If there had been tea or something else in your cup, the result would be the same. Your emotions and feelings are like the coffee, because sometimes when life comes along and shakes you (which will happen to us all) whatever is inside your cup will spill out. Sometimes life can be easier until you get bumped.....but then you may need somebody to talk to, this is where counselling can help.
01538 712372 View 01538 712372
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Kat Jackson
MA
Buxton DE6
Hello, I work with a variety of clients with a variety of issues and concerns. Whilst I specialise with Trauma and Trauma related mental health concerns; trauma is such a big word encompassing so many things that its likely I may be able to work with you! I also work with loss, with anxiety and stress, developmental trauma and more. Safety is paramount so I work compassionately with you and at your pace, and around your therapeutic goals. Your therapeutic process is personal and unique to you and as such I try to work in a way that is flexible and can meet your needs.
Hello, I work with a variety of clients with a variety of issues and concerns. Whilst I specialise with Trauma and Trauma related mental health concerns; trauma is such a big word encompassing so many things that its likely I may be able to work with you! I also work with loss, with anxiety and stress, developmental trauma and more. Safety is paramount so I work compassionately with you and at your pace, and around your therapeutic goals. Your therapeutic process is personal and unique to you and as such I try to work in a way that is flexible and can meet your needs.
01246 388092 View 01246 388092
Photo of Linda Szekely, Psychotherapist in Buxton, England
Linda Szekely
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Buxton DE6
Hello. My name is Linda and I am a qualified supervisor and Psychotherapist. I understand how hard it is to reach out for help, but through support and guidance things can change. If you are struggling to come to terms with something, or feel stressed, anxious, or feel like you are facing a challenge that you need support with, then please do get in touch. I have over 10 years’ experience of working with children, teenagers, and adults, with a variety of difficulties.
Hello. My name is Linda and I am a qualified supervisor and Psychotherapist. I understand how hard it is to reach out for help, but through support and guidance things can change. If you are struggling to come to terms with something, or feel stressed, anxious, or feel like you are facing a challenge that you need support with, then please do get in touch. I have over 10 years’ experience of working with children, teenagers, and adults, with a variety of difficulties.
07588 737932 View 07588 737932
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Derbyshire Music Therapy
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Music Therap.
Verified
Buxton SK17
Hi, I'm Alex. I am a Pyschodynamic Music Therapist working across Derbyshire, Chesterfield and Derby. Music Therapy is a regulated psychological clinical intervention, which is delivered by masters level trained, HCPC registered Music Therapists. It can help people whose lives have been affected by illness, injury, mental health or disability through supporting their psychological, emotional, cognitive, physical, communicative and social needs. It is especially appropriate for people who have difficulty articulating feelings or experiences verbally, either due to speech and language problems or simply because words are hard to find.
Hi, I'm Alex. I am a Pyschodynamic Music Therapist working across Derbyshire, Chesterfield and Derby. Music Therapy is a regulated psychological clinical intervention, which is delivered by masters level trained, HCPC registered Music Therapists. It can help people whose lives have been affected by illness, injury, mental health or disability through supporting their psychological, emotional, cognitive, physical, communicative and social needs. It is especially appropriate for people who have difficulty articulating feelings or experiences verbally, either due to speech and language problems or simply because words are hard to find.
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Photo of Helen Joy Green, Counsellor in Buxton, England
Helen Joy Green
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
Buxton DE6
Hello and welcome, We all deserve a helping hand. Someone to lead us through the dark times. I believe I can offer this, by sharing my 16 years of practice, which has provided me with a vast experience/knowledge of working with adults, couples and young people. My passion is in the belief that we have the ability to grow and reach our potential. I work with compassion, genuineness and have a real passion for the effectiveness of the counselling process. I am a highly a sensitive person which helps me to empathise with others deeply. I value indifference and work in a non judgemental way.
Hello and welcome, We all deserve a helping hand. Someone to lead us through the dark times. I believe I can offer this, by sharing my 16 years of practice, which has provided me with a vast experience/knowledge of working with adults, couples and young people. My passion is in the belief that we have the ability to grow and reach our potential. I work with compassion, genuineness and have a real passion for the effectiveness of the counselling process. I am a highly a sensitive person which helps me to empathise with others deeply. I value indifference and work in a non judgemental way.
01782 983552 View 01782 983552
Photo of Amanda E Smith, Psychotherapist in Buxton, England
Amanda E Smith
Psychotherapist, MBBS, COSRT Accred
Verified
Buxton SK17
A fulfilling sex life is an important part of healthy human life & relationships. However many have difficulties at some time in life. Examples of contributing factors include relationship problems, stress, anxiety, depression, bereavement, illness, disability & medication. I aim to put clients at ease and work at my clients' pace so they don't feel rushed or pressured. You can contact me by email, phone or text. I offer a free 10 min phone chat for anyone considering an appointment, to discuss what you'd like to get out of sessions & help you to decide if I'm the right therapist for you. Sessions are typically weekly/fortnightly
A fulfilling sex life is an important part of healthy human life & relationships. However many have difficulties at some time in life. Examples of contributing factors include relationship problems, stress, anxiety, depression, bereavement, illness, disability & medication. I aim to put clients at ease and work at my clients' pace so they don't feel rushed or pressured. You can contact me by email, phone or text. I offer a free 10 min phone chat for anyone considering an appointment, to discuss what you'd like to get out of sessions & help you to decide if I'm the right therapist for you. Sessions are typically weekly/fortnightly
01246 925937 View 01246 925937
Photo of Jennifer @Need2Talk2Someone Counselling Services, Psychologist in Buxton, England
Jennifer @Need2Talk2Someone Counselling Services
Psychologist, MSc, GMBPsS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Buxton SK17
Are you noticing difficulties with work-life balance, abusing alcohol, cigarettes, or food, not caring or caring too much, avoiding or wondering what everyone else thinks? Support is available when these traits come into play, especially when stressed as negative self-sabotage coping strategies kick in. I support people with anxiety, anger, parenting, work and life relationships and more. Make time to find the source and motivation for your thoughts feelings and behaviours and together we can make a difference in your life.
Are you noticing difficulties with work-life balance, abusing alcohol, cigarettes, or food, not caring or caring too much, avoiding or wondering what everyone else thinks? Support is available when these traits come into play, especially when stressed as negative self-sabotage coping strategies kick in. I support people with anxiety, anger, parenting, work and life relationships and more. Make time to find the source and motivation for your thoughts feelings and behaviours and together we can make a difference in your life.
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Day Psychology
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Matlock DE4
Hello I’m Hayley, Clinical Psychologist based in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire with over 16 years of experience working in the NHS, independent health settings and the voluntary sector. Seeking help and beginning therapy can be a big step and can feel daunting. My goal is to offer you a supportive and understanding environment where you can freely explore and address your psychological concerns. I value the therapeutic relationship as being the key to therapeutic change and enjoy working collaboratively.
Hello I’m Hayley, Clinical Psychologist based in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire with over 16 years of experience working in the NHS, independent health settings and the voluntary sector. Seeking help and beginning therapy can be a big step and can feel daunting. My goal is to offer you a supportive and understanding environment where you can freely explore and address your psychological concerns. I value the therapeutic relationship as being the key to therapeutic change and enjoy working collaboratively.
01629 701540 View 01629 701540
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Simon Eve
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified
Bakewell DE45
Welcome to my profile. Reaching out for support is a courageous first step towards taking charge of your life which shows your awareness that something needs to change and deserves to be celebrated. Seeking professional support can be daunting as well as exciting as you realise that things can and will change in the future for the better. Counselling and therapy is a journey with many twists and turns as you begin to unravel and understand your patterns, unhealthy habits, limiting beliefs and what it is you can really achieve in life. I provide a safe and confidential space in which to explore these issues.
Welcome to my profile. Reaching out for support is a courageous first step towards taking charge of your life which shows your awareness that something needs to change and deserves to be celebrated. Seeking professional support can be daunting as well as exciting as you realise that things can and will change in the future for the better. Counselling and therapy is a journey with many twists and turns as you begin to unravel and understand your patterns, unhealthy habits, limiting beliefs and what it is you can really achieve in life. I provide a safe and confidential space in which to explore these issues.
020 3893 2494 View 020 3893 2494
Photo of Michelle Leeder Counselling and Wellbeing, Counsellor in Buxton, England
Michelle Leeder Counselling and Wellbeing
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Bakewell DE45
I am a dedicated female-centred therapist, devoted to empowering women to embrace their inherent worth. I firmly believe in the boundless potential and resilience of women and the profound impact of self-awareness on their lives. Remarkable transformations occur when women embark on their healing journey and delve into self-discovery. Whether in person or virtually, I love journeying with women through their growth and self-care and I know that the ripple effects of this journey are significant. I believe that fostering this inclusive and accepting space for individuals encourages collective nurturing also.
I am a dedicated female-centred therapist, devoted to empowering women to embrace their inherent worth. I firmly believe in the boundless potential and resilience of women and the profound impact of self-awareness on their lives. Remarkable transformations occur when women embark on their healing journey and delve into self-discovery. Whether in person or virtually, I love journeying with women through their growth and self-care and I know that the ripple effects of this journey are significant. I believe that fostering this inclusive and accepting space for individuals encourages collective nurturing also.
01773 483134 View 01773 483134
Photo of Abigail Graves, Psychotherapist in Buxton, England
Abigail Graves
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified
Matlock DE4
I work with individuals who are experiencing a sense of being stuck in their life. They may be facing painful emotions, negative thought patterns, or behaviours that are causing difficulties in their lives. They may want to make sense of their difficulties by exploring them in the context of their whole life, thinking back to their early experiences, and how that has shaped the person they have become. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, childhood trauma, abuse, low self-esteem, relational difficulties, spiritual and religious trauma and more.
I work with individuals who are experiencing a sense of being stuck in their life. They may be facing painful emotions, negative thought patterns, or behaviours that are causing difficulties in their lives. They may want to make sense of their difficulties by exploring them in the context of their whole life, thinking back to their early experiences, and how that has shaped the person they have become. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, childhood trauma, abuse, low self-esteem, relational difficulties, spiritual and religious trauma and more.
020 3870 2605 View 020 3870 2605
Photo of Dr Adam Hill, Psychologist in Buxton, England
Dr Adam Hill
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Matlock DE4
Waitlist for new clients
Do you find that despite your very best efforts to cope with difficult thoughts and feelings such as anxiety, depression and/or anger, your difficulties are still holding you back? Do you find that your ways of coping can make things worse in the long-term? You may be finding that your relationships with others are suffering as a result, and you might be finding it difficult to talk to friends and family about your difficulties. Are you struggling to find a way to move forward? Do you feel like you’ve lost touch with what’s important to you, and lost your sense of direction in life?
Do you find that despite your very best efforts to cope with difficult thoughts and feelings such as anxiety, depression and/or anger, your difficulties are still holding you back? Do you find that your ways of coping can make things worse in the long-term? You may be finding that your relationships with others are suffering as a result, and you might be finding it difficult to talk to friends and family about your difficulties. Are you struggling to find a way to move forward? Do you feel like you’ve lost touch with what’s important to you, and lost your sense of direction in life?
0114 697 2920 View 0114 697 2920
Photo of Heidi Francis, Psychotherapist in Buxton, England
Heidi Francis
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
Bakewell DE45  (Online Only)
Taking that first step to seek support from a therapist can be a daunting experience and many people can feel anxious discussing their struggles. Experiencing feelings of anxiety, depression, sadness, anger and stress or suffering from a constant low mood, can often lead to feeling bewildered and alone. So my aim is to provide a safe, warm and caring space in which together we can explore your struggles and you can gain a better understanding of yourself and your feelings, Together we can discover a way forward to a happier, calmer place, enabling you to build new beginnings.
Taking that first step to seek support from a therapist can be a daunting experience and many people can feel anxious discussing their struggles. Experiencing feelings of anxiety, depression, sadness, anger and stress or suffering from a constant low mood, can often lead to feeling bewildered and alone. So my aim is to provide a safe, warm and caring space in which together we can explore your struggles and you can gain a better understanding of yourself and your feelings, Together we can discover a way forward to a happier, calmer place, enabling you to build new beginnings.
01536 609380 View 01536 609380

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Buxton

10+

Average cost per session

£50

Counsellors in Buxton who prioritize treating:

79% Relationship Issues
79% Depression
79% Anxiety
71% Trauma and PTSD
71% Self Esteem
71% Stress
64% Anger Management

Average years in practice

11 Years

How Counsellors in Buxton see their clients

79% In Person and Online
21% Online Only

Gender breakdown

85% Female
15% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Buxton?

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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.