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Photo of Shane FitzGerald, Psychotherapist in Exeter, England
Shane FitzGerald
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Exeter EX6  (Online Only)
If you want to learn how you can gain control over anxiety, or PTSD symptoms, CBT may work well for you. We will always work in a safe and collaborative way, to understand what might be stopping you living as you’d like to and then to find proven strategies to help you achieve your goals. This could involve learning evidence-based techniques which harness helpful thoughts and reduce less helpful thinking styles. We work together, but you stay in charge. By the end of therapy, we’ll aim for you to have all the skills necessary to enjoy good mental health.
If you want to learn how you can gain control over anxiety, or PTSD symptoms, CBT may work well for you. We will always work in a safe and collaborative way, to understand what might be stopping you living as you’d like to and then to find proven strategies to help you achieve your goals. This could involve learning evidence-based techniques which harness helpful thoughts and reduce less helpful thinking styles. We work together, but you stay in charge. By the end of therapy, we’ll aim for you to have all the skills necessary to enjoy good mental health.
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Lucy Perkins Counselling
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Exeter EX1
A very warm welcome to you. I work with a person centred approach, ensuring our sessions feel right for you as a unique individual. My style of counselling is non-directive, relaxed and inclusive, which means our work together is designed around what you want and need. The work is supportive and respectful as we go at your pace and my aim is to get alongside you on your path, helping you explore your world to find understanding, clarity or solution. Sessions are centered around you and how you experience yourself and the world around you. You are free to come as you are and be accepted, as you are.
A very warm welcome to you. I work with a person centred approach, ensuring our sessions feel right for you as a unique individual. My style of counselling is non-directive, relaxed and inclusive, which means our work together is designed around what you want and need. The work is supportive and respectful as we go at your pace and my aim is to get alongside you on your path, helping you explore your world to find understanding, clarity or solution. Sessions are centered around you and how you experience yourself and the world around you. You are free to come as you are and be accepted, as you are.
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Photo of Saskia Layburn, Psychotherapist in Exeter, England
Saskia Layburn
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Exeter EX1
It's natural to feel a little bit hesitant or nervous when looking for someone to talk to. It's a big step.  If you're reading this, you've already made that step into looking into your options. That's something in itself.  When, or if, you feel that you are ready to contact someone. Know that I hold a safe space and a listening ear. My aim? To give you space to put out the fires and create more space for the process of change to begin.
It's natural to feel a little bit hesitant or nervous when looking for someone to talk to. It's a big step.  If you're reading this, you've already made that step into looking into your options. That's something in itself.  When, or if, you feel that you are ready to contact someone. Know that I hold a safe space and a listening ear. My aim? To give you space to put out the fires and create more space for the process of change to begin.
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Photo of The Attachment Psychologist, Psychologist in Exeter, England
The Attachment Psychologist
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Exeter EX4  (Online Only)
Do you find yourself derailed by relationship anxiety, despite being successful or confident in other areas of your life? This experience is called anxious attachment. It stems from past relationship experiences and makes it difficult to feel secure in relationships. Your feeling of not being “good enough” causes not only temporary emotional pain, but can interfere with nearly all areas of your life. But the good news is that it is possible to overcome attachment anxiety and feel more loved, secure, and confident.
Do you find yourself derailed by relationship anxiety, despite being successful or confident in other areas of your life? This experience is called anxious attachment. It stems from past relationship experiences and makes it difficult to feel secure in relationships. Your feeling of not being “good enough” causes not only temporary emotional pain, but can interfere with nearly all areas of your life. But the good news is that it is possible to overcome attachment anxiety and feel more loved, secure, and confident.
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Photo of Devon McGahey, Psychotherapist in Exeter, England
Devon McGahey
Psychotherapist, MA
Verified Verified
Exeter EX3
I help over-thinkers and people-pleasers navigate anxiety, stress, and burnout in order to feel back in control, strengthen their healthy relationships, and live a life where they truly have it all. If you're looking for structure and support in this fast-paced, complex world, then I'm so glad you're here and you are right on time! Don't worry, therapy doesn't need to be a formal affair. This is modern therapy for modern day problems. Together, we're breaking cycles, setting boundaries, challenging ourselves, and taking back control of your life. You are ready to get back on track and I'll help you get there. Let's do it!
I help over-thinkers and people-pleasers navigate anxiety, stress, and burnout in order to feel back in control, strengthen their healthy relationships, and live a life where they truly have it all. If you're looking for structure and support in this fast-paced, complex world, then I'm so glad you're here and you are right on time! Don't worry, therapy doesn't need to be a formal affair. This is modern therapy for modern day problems. Together, we're breaking cycles, setting boundaries, challenging ourselves, and taking back control of your life. You are ready to get back on track and I'll help you get there. Let's do it!
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Inner World Counselling
Counsellor, MA, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Exeter EX4
I offer therapeutic counselling to adult individuals struggling with mental health and wellbeing challenges such as Anxiety, Depression, Low Mood, Disordered Eating, Low Self-Worth, Body Image Anxiety, Feeling Lost, Identity Issues and Disconnected from sense of self and purpose. I see private therapy clients online and in person from my city centre Inner World Counselling office situated in Exeter, Devon.
I offer therapeutic counselling to adult individuals struggling with mental health and wellbeing challenges such as Anxiety, Depression, Low Mood, Disordered Eating, Low Self-Worth, Body Image Anxiety, Feeling Lost, Identity Issues and Disconnected from sense of self and purpose. I see private therapy clients online and in person from my city centre Inner World Counselling office situated in Exeter, Devon.
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Photo of Laura Jayne Sollis, Counsellor in Exeter, England
Laura Jayne Sollis
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Exeter EX4  (Online Only)
Do you feel stuck, anxious or overwhelmed? Perhaps worry, lack of confidence or low self esteem is having a negative effect on your life, causing you to feel isolated and alone. Talking to loved one about what we are experiencing can feel difficult, we worry that we are putting to much on them or we don't want them to worry about us. Talking to a counsellor can be really helpful at these times and can show a way forward. However I understand that a good counselling relationship is vital to support you in moving toward your goals.
Do you feel stuck, anxious or overwhelmed? Perhaps worry, lack of confidence or low self esteem is having a negative effect on your life, causing you to feel isolated and alone. Talking to loved one about what we are experiencing can feel difficult, we worry that we are putting to much on them or we don't want them to worry about us. Talking to a counsellor can be really helpful at these times and can show a way forward. However I understand that a good counselling relationship is vital to support you in moving toward your goals.
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Two's-Talking Counselling & Supervision Service
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Exeter EX2
My name is Debbie and I am a registered therapist with BACP and NCS. I offer counselling face to face, online or via a telephone service. I work with person/s over the age of eight years old. I can help you with stress, anxiety/depression, anger, bereavement, relationships, abuse and couple's therapy. I understand you want to see a therapist as soon as you make that decision to do so. I will validate your feelings and i will acknowledge how distressing you are experiencing your life right now. I want to help you and I aim to see you within 7 working days. My goal is to get you to where you want to be.
My name is Debbie and I am a registered therapist with BACP and NCS. I offer counselling face to face, online or via a telephone service. I work with person/s over the age of eight years old. I can help you with stress, anxiety/depression, anger, bereavement, relationships, abuse and couple's therapy. I understand you want to see a therapist as soon as you make that decision to do so. I will validate your feelings and i will acknowledge how distressing you are experiencing your life right now. I want to help you and I aim to see you within 7 working days. My goal is to get you to where you want to be.
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Photo of Karen Jones, Counsellor in Exeter, England
Karen Jones
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Exeter EX1
Having the time and space within counselling to explore your thoughts and feelings in a safe and confidential environment is often the first step in making positive change in someone’s life. Our problems can sometimes feel too big or heavy to carry ourselves. Often it’s hard to pinpoint what’s actually wrong, but that low mood, and anxiety over powers us. Counselling will help you understand your behaviours and emotions that little bit better and give you insight into why you may be finding things difficult. With this understanding, it is often the catalyst for positive change leading to a more balanced and healthy future.
Having the time and space within counselling to explore your thoughts and feelings in a safe and confidential environment is often the first step in making positive change in someone’s life. Our problems can sometimes feel too big or heavy to carry ourselves. Often it’s hard to pinpoint what’s actually wrong, but that low mood, and anxiety over powers us. Counselling will help you understand your behaviours and emotions that little bit better and give you insight into why you may be finding things difficult. With this understanding, it is often the catalyst for positive change leading to a more balanced and healthy future.
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Photo of Lara Tucker Counselling, Counsellor in Exeter, England
Lara Tucker Counselling
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Exeter EX1
Feeling anxious/stressed, having panic attacks or nervous system feeling overwhelmed, feeling low or exhausted, have IBS or other physical symptoms, low self esteem/confidence and subsequently having problems with personal, family or work relationships? It doesn't matter who we are, what age or sex or what jobs/positions we have, we can all struggle. I draw from a range of experiences both personally and professionally, to help and support you to explore and gain an understanding of the struggles you are facing and to build some coping techniques and strategies to enable you to live a happier, calmer and more fulfilled life.
Feeling anxious/stressed, having panic attacks or nervous system feeling overwhelmed, feeling low or exhausted, have IBS or other physical symptoms, low self esteem/confidence and subsequently having problems with personal, family or work relationships? It doesn't matter who we are, what age or sex or what jobs/positions we have, we can all struggle. I draw from a range of experiences both personally and professionally, to help and support you to explore and gain an understanding of the struggles you are facing and to build some coping techniques and strategies to enable you to live a happier, calmer and more fulfilled life.
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Photo of Joanna Ruth Phillips, Psychotherapist in Exeter, England
Joanna Ruth Phillips
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Exeter EX1
Hello I am a Core Process Psychotherapist. I practice in Exeter and Crediton. I believe we have a longing to be truly seen and heard. In Core Process Psychotherapy, together, we slow down enough to see the ways in which the strategies we have used to cope can keep us stuck long after they are helpful. With this seeing you then have a choice to take another path and be in the world in a freer more satisfying way.
Hello I am a Core Process Psychotherapist. I practice in Exeter and Crediton. I believe we have a longing to be truly seen and heard. In Core Process Psychotherapy, together, we slow down enough to see the ways in which the strategies we have used to cope can keep us stuck long after they are helpful. With this seeing you then have a choice to take another path and be in the world in a freer more satisfying way.
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Max Cohen
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Exeter EX4
I work with individuals and couples aged 18+ on all issues. I specialise in trans+ (genderqueer, non-binary), LGBTQ+ issues & family support. I'm an Accredited Gender, Sex and Relationship Diversities Therapist (Pink Therapy). I also have over 25 years of experience of support work in areas such as living with HIV, recovering from domestic abuse, young people's issues, neurodiverse awareness and work-related issues such as discrimination.
I work with individuals and couples aged 18+ on all issues. I specialise in trans+ (genderqueer, non-binary), LGBTQ+ issues & family support. I'm an Accredited Gender, Sex and Relationship Diversities Therapist (Pink Therapy). I also have over 25 years of experience of support work in areas such as living with HIV, recovering from domestic abuse, young people's issues, neurodiverse awareness and work-related issues such as discrimination.
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Photo of Hannah Marie Galvin, Psychotherapist in Exeter, England
Hannah Marie Galvin
Psychotherapist, MA, ACP
Verified Verified
Exeter EX4
I'm a psychoanalytic psychotherapist trained to MA and Doctoral level respectively with adults and children and adolescents. I'm also a course tutor for a psychotherapy course at The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. I have experience of working across the age range with a wide variety of mild to moderate, sometimes more severe presenting problems. Some people see me because they're very unhappy, distressed or worried, others come because they want to understand themselves better and they're curious about why they encounter the same patterns.
I'm a psychoanalytic psychotherapist trained to MA and Doctoral level respectively with adults and children and adolescents. I'm also a course tutor for a psychotherapy course at The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. I have experience of working across the age range with a wide variety of mild to moderate, sometimes more severe presenting problems. Some people see me because they're very unhappy, distressed or worried, others come because they want to understand themselves better and they're curious about why they encounter the same patterns.
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Photo of Catherine Roguski, Counsellor in Exeter, England
Catherine Roguski
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Exeter EX3
I work ONLINE and Face-to-Face in Topsham. I have over 40 years experience working effectively in private practice as an integrative holistic healthcare practitioner and previously as a nurse in both the NHS and private healthcare specialising in women’s health. My psychotherapeutic counselling practice draws upon several humanistic, psychodynamic and solution focused approaches incorporating the very best techniques including creative ways of working to best fit your needs. I have a lot of life experience both personally and professionally. I am a good listener. I am not easily shocked.
I work ONLINE and Face-to-Face in Topsham. I have over 40 years experience working effectively in private practice as an integrative holistic healthcare practitioner and previously as a nurse in both the NHS and private healthcare specialising in women’s health. My psychotherapeutic counselling practice draws upon several humanistic, psychodynamic and solution focused approaches incorporating the very best techniques including creative ways of working to best fit your needs. I have a lot of life experience both personally and professionally. I am a good listener. I am not easily shocked.
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Mindazine LTD (Katja Jaqueline)
Psychologist, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
Exeter EX1
As a therapeutic life coach & mental health practitioner with 20+ years of experience, I help young adults in transition, university/college students, and of all ages overcome anxiety, depression, and emotional disturbances. With degrees in psychology, social sciences and social work, I bring expertise and understanding to every client. My extensive background in the National Health Service and private practice make me a reliable guide on your journey to mental wellness.
As a therapeutic life coach & mental health practitioner with 20+ years of experience, I help young adults in transition, university/college students, and of all ages overcome anxiety, depression, and emotional disturbances. With degrees in psychology, social sciences and social work, I bring expertise and understanding to every client. My extensive background in the National Health Service and private practice make me a reliable guide on your journey to mental wellness.
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Photo of James Seal, Counsellor in Exeter, England
James Seal
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Exeter EX4
My own experiences of therapy have taught me that my own change and growth became possible when i could open and relax into a felt sense of trust and safety. I appreciate that if you are struggling now or have suffered in the past- to open yourself up to- and risk trusting another might bring mixed feelings of hope and fear. Yet, to take a step into the unknown is the invitation and challenge of therapy. I have been a client; in my experience the risk i took set out upon the adventure of counselling has been an acceptable one and the rewards are great.
My own experiences of therapy have taught me that my own change and growth became possible when i could open and relax into a felt sense of trust and safety. I appreciate that if you are struggling now or have suffered in the past- to open yourself up to- and risk trusting another might bring mixed feelings of hope and fear. Yet, to take a step into the unknown is the invitation and challenge of therapy. I have been a client; in my experience the risk i took set out upon the adventure of counselling has been an acceptable one and the rewards are great.
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Photo of Lizette Baker, Counsellor in Exeter, England
Lizette Baker
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Exeter EX1
Are you looking for the 'right' counsellor? Hi, my name is Lizette and I believe we each have an innate ability to know what is right for our personal situation. But sometimes, due to either loss, trauma, bereavement, abuse, adverse events from our childhood or a life changing event, we lose our direction. Given the right environment, including a safe space to be heard, I can give you time to explore your needs for healing, change and growth. You’ve already made the first step, the next step begins with you trusting your instinct and making the connection that feels right to you.
Are you looking for the 'right' counsellor? Hi, my name is Lizette and I believe we each have an innate ability to know what is right for our personal situation. But sometimes, due to either loss, trauma, bereavement, abuse, adverse events from our childhood or a life changing event, we lose our direction. Given the right environment, including a safe space to be heard, I can give you time to explore your needs for healing, change and growth. You’ve already made the first step, the next step begins with you trusting your instinct and making the connection that feels right to you.
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Photo of Jurgen Wolfram Schwarz, Counsellor in Exeter, England
Jurgen Wolfram Schwarz
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Exeter EX1
As a compassionate and nurturing male with experience working with Mind, the NHS and a leading dementia charity as well as volunteering with the Samaritans and Cruse Bereavement Support, I offer a special therapeutic relationship for those undergoing unwanted and distressing changes in their lives. I therefore place great store by the initial free phone or Zoom meeting as a ‘get to know’ session, where we will also explore how best I could support you. I will not claim to erase life problems, but I can help you to cope positively with them through developing new insights, enabling you to live with purpose.
As a compassionate and nurturing male with experience working with Mind, the NHS and a leading dementia charity as well as volunteering with the Samaritans and Cruse Bereavement Support, I offer a special therapeutic relationship for those undergoing unwanted and distressing changes in their lives. I therefore place great store by the initial free phone or Zoom meeting as a ‘get to know’ session, where we will also explore how best I could support you. I will not claim to erase life problems, but I can help you to cope positively with them through developing new insights, enabling you to live with purpose.
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Photo of Audaye Elesedy, Psychotherapist in Exeter, England
Audaye Elesedy
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Exeter EX4
Often, the reasons given to me for arriving to therapy are feature one or more of the following: anxiety, depression, sadness, self confidence, life changing illnesses, self identity, early childhood, past or present relationships, bereavements, traumatic experiences, injury and mental health diagnosis. How these issues and difficult feelings manifest in people's lives are unique and so 'reasons' may be identified as problems or difficulties with: addictions; work; intimate or family relationships; children and parenting; personal or spiritual identity, or something existential. Therapy offers to solute and salve these issues.
Often, the reasons given to me for arriving to therapy are feature one or more of the following: anxiety, depression, sadness, self confidence, life changing illnesses, self identity, early childhood, past or present relationships, bereavements, traumatic experiences, injury and mental health diagnosis. How these issues and difficult feelings manifest in people's lives are unique and so 'reasons' may be identified as problems or difficulties with: addictions; work; intimate or family relationships; children and parenting; personal or spiritual identity, or something existential. Therapy offers to solute and salve these issues.
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Photo of Chris Lowe, Counsellor in Exeter, England
Chris Lowe
Counsellor, MA, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Exeter EX4
Most people feel overwhelmed by issues at certain times in their lives. You may feel overwhelmed by grief following a bereavement, or by anxiety following a difficult life event, or you may be suffering as a result of abuse in a relationship. You may want to express your feelings in relation to these issues and require a safe space to do so. You may want to explore them more deeply so you can acknowledge them and understand them better. And ultimately you may want to develop in a way which helps you overcome those issues. Being able to integrate those more uncomfortable parts of ourselves can lead to a better and more fruitful life.
Most people feel overwhelmed by issues at certain times in their lives. You may feel overwhelmed by grief following a bereavement, or by anxiety following a difficult life event, or you may be suffering as a result of abuse in a relationship. You may want to express your feelings in relation to these issues and require a safe space to do so. You may want to explore them more deeply so you can acknowledge them and understand them better. And ultimately you may want to develop in a way which helps you overcome those issues. Being able to integrate those more uncomfortable parts of ourselves can lead to a better and more fruitful life.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Exeter

200+

Average cost per session

£55

Counsellors in Exeter who prioritize treating:

90% Anxiety
89% Depression
86% Self Esteem
84% Stress
79% Relationship Issues
69% Bereavement
67% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

7 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

56% AXA PPP
54% Aviva
46% Bupa

How Counsellors in Exeter see their clients

83% In Person and Online
17% Online Only

Gender breakdown

79% Female
20% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Exeter?

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.