Counselling in Greenford

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Gayla Bailey
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
Greenford UB6  (Online Only)
If you are suffering from anxiety or low self-esteem, if you have unresolved issues or if something is negatively impacting on your everyday life, then you have come to the right place to explore and work through the issues that are affecting you. It can be daunting reaching out for help, but I would like to reassure you that I provide a friendly, empathic, non-judgemental space where you can safely talk about your inner thoughts and feelings concerning any problems you may have. Please feel free to call or email me and I will get back to you to arrange a 20 minute zoom consultation for us to meet each other to discuss your needs.
If you are suffering from anxiety or low self-esteem, if you have unresolved issues or if something is negatively impacting on your everyday life, then you have come to the right place to explore and work through the issues that are affecting you. It can be daunting reaching out for help, but I would like to reassure you that I provide a friendly, empathic, non-judgemental space where you can safely talk about your inner thoughts and feelings concerning any problems you may have. Please feel free to call or email me and I will get back to you to arrange a 20 minute zoom consultation for us to meet each other to discuss your needs.
020 3838 0860 View 020 3838 0860
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Ashley Horsley
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
Greenford UB6  (Online Only)
My first question is, almost always, 'What brings you to me, and why now? What happened?' This shows me what you are looking for: the answer to what you need to change in yourself, your behaviour, your relationships, your relationship with hope: where has it gone? Your trust, in yourself, in someone close to you, in life or fate - where has your trust gone? Where has your ability to be happy gone? This work is all about helping me understand the story you have been telling yourself for too long that does not work any more, that needs a good editor which is where I come in, to help you re-write the Story of You.
My first question is, almost always, 'What brings you to me, and why now? What happened?' This shows me what you are looking for: the answer to what you need to change in yourself, your behaviour, your relationships, your relationship with hope: where has it gone? Your trust, in yourself, in someone close to you, in life or fate - where has your trust gone? Where has your ability to be happy gone? This work is all about helping me understand the story you have been telling yourself for too long that does not work any more, that needs a good editor which is where I come in, to help you re-write the Story of You.
020 3322 1503 View 020 3322 1503
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Elisabeta Stancu - Counselling & Therapy
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Greenford UB6
I am a qualified Psychologist in my country of origin and a Counsellor/Psychotherapist registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. I have experience working with people with a wide range of issues related to alcohol or drug use, withdrawal from activities or friends, low energy or problems sleeping, inability to concentrate, mood changes, sex drive, excessive anger or feeling sad and down. I offer a safe and non-judgmental space for you to share your thoughts, experiences and problems. I work with adults (and couples), teenagers and children, offering face-to-face and online sessions.
I am a qualified Psychologist in my country of origin and a Counsellor/Psychotherapist registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. I have experience working with people with a wide range of issues related to alcohol or drug use, withdrawal from activities or friends, low energy or problems sleeping, inability to concentrate, mood changes, sex drive, excessive anger or feeling sad and down. I offer a safe and non-judgmental space for you to share your thoughts, experiences and problems. I work with adults (and couples), teenagers and children, offering face-to-face and online sessions.
020 3835 6066 View 020 3835 6066
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Sabina Petrine
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
Greenford UB6  (Online Only)
Hello and welcome, I'm guessing you're here because right now you, or someone you know, could benefit from talking to someone. I offer a safe, non-judgemental space, where I will listen to anything that you need to work through. I specialise in helping adults and young people (aged 13 and above) talk through their problems and to be able to overcome the difficulties that they are experiencing, be that low mood, anxiety, stress or anything else that is bothering them. I believe that mental health problems are simply our bodies response to the things that are going on in our lives.
Hello and welcome, I'm guessing you're here because right now you, or someone you know, could benefit from talking to someone. I offer a safe, non-judgemental space, where I will listen to anything that you need to work through. I specialise in helping adults and young people (aged 13 and above) talk through their problems and to be able to overcome the difficulties that they are experiencing, be that low mood, anxiety, stress or anything else that is bothering them. I believe that mental health problems are simply our bodies response to the things that are going on in our lives.
020 3835 2469 View 020 3835 2469
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Good Listener Counselling
Counsellor
Verified
Greenford UB6  (Online Only)
Hello, I'm Karen and I'm an accredited counsellor with 8 years of experience. I offer an opportunity for you to explore personal difficulties in a confidential, non-judgemental and supportive environment. I am here to listen and understand you, create a space for you to be seen, heard and process what is going on for you. This will include expressing painful, confusing feelings. You will be supported in understanding and articulating these feelings and emotions, and to understand and gain insight into your situation.
Hello, I'm Karen and I'm an accredited counsellor with 8 years of experience. I offer an opportunity for you to explore personal difficulties in a confidential, non-judgemental and supportive environment. I am here to listen and understand you, create a space for you to be seen, heard and process what is going on for you. This will include expressing painful, confusing feelings. You will be supported in understanding and articulating these feelings and emotions, and to understand and gain insight into your situation.
020 3962 2148 View 020 3962 2148
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Sandro @ Crystal Layers Therapy
Psychotherapist, MA, COSRT General
Verified
2 Endorsed
Greenford UB6
I am a Clinical Sexologist and Couples therapist, with the aim of supporting YOU!. Promoting sex positive values when working with all aspects of Psychosexual therapy (Female and Male) . I work with a pluralistic approach rather than a model specific approach; therefore integrating valuable and practical theories, techniques and interventions. 'SEX - Almost everyone does it, but no one wants to talk about it', SHAME and GUILT are strong reasons, who to trust? who would understand? - Sexologists are here to help you to remove that heavy burden and dark layers.
I am a Clinical Sexologist and Couples therapist, with the aim of supporting YOU!. Promoting sex positive values when working with all aspects of Psychosexual therapy (Female and Male) . I work with a pluralistic approach rather than a model specific approach; therefore integrating valuable and practical theories, techniques and interventions. 'SEX - Almost everyone does it, but no one wants to talk about it', SHAME and GUILT are strong reasons, who to trust? who would understand? - Sexologists are here to help you to remove that heavy burden and dark layers.
020 3597 6732 View 020 3597 6732
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Sharon Kaulsi
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Greenford UB6
Have you found yourself telling others ‘I’m fine’ but inside you feel sad, lonely, and overwhelmed? Perhaps you don’t want to tell others how you’re really feeling but deep down you know that you need to talk to someone. Situations like this often bring people to counselling. In my experience, the counselling process allows people to gain a greater understanding of themselves and their feelings. It could also help you gain a greater understanding of difficult life experiences both past and present within a safe, non-judgemental therapeutic relationship.
Have you found yourself telling others ‘I’m fine’ but inside you feel sad, lonely, and overwhelmed? Perhaps you don’t want to tell others how you’re really feeling but deep down you know that you need to talk to someone. Situations like this often bring people to counselling. In my experience, the counselling process allows people to gain a greater understanding of themselves and their feelings. It could also help you gain a greater understanding of difficult life experiences both past and present within a safe, non-judgemental therapeutic relationship.
020 3816 3707 View 020 3816 3707
Photo of Henrik Lynggaard, Psychologist in Greenford, England
Henrik Lynggaard
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Greenford UB6
I work as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and I have consulting rooms in Central London and North London. I have more than 25 years’ experience of working in the NHS as well as in independent practice. In my experience people seek therapy for many different reasons. They may be facing a predicament, be anxious, depressed or confused, or feel stuck in repeating patterns of thoughts and behaviour that have adverse effects on their lives. They may have relationship difficulties or questions about their sexuality; they may be finding it difficult to deal with the loss of a person, a position or an identity.
I work as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and I have consulting rooms in Central London and North London. I have more than 25 years’ experience of working in the NHS as well as in independent practice. In my experience people seek therapy for many different reasons. They may be facing a predicament, be anxious, depressed or confused, or feel stuck in repeating patterns of thoughts and behaviour that have adverse effects on their lives. They may have relationship difficulties or questions about their sexuality; they may be finding it difficult to deal with the loss of a person, a position or an identity.
020 3984 8911 View 020 3984 8911
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Natalie Baker
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Greenford UB6  (Online Only)
Are you experiencing anxiety, low mood, low self-esteem or depression? Are you stressed out? Struggling with life's challenges and difficulties? Do you have something you need to talk to someone about? I offer counselling for adults experiencing anxiety, stress, low mood, anger, grief and loss, depression or: who are struggling with something in life and need a space to talk. I specialize in supporting survivors of sexual violence.
Are you experiencing anxiety, low mood, low self-esteem or depression? Are you stressed out? Struggling with life's challenges and difficulties? Do you have something you need to talk to someone about? I offer counselling for adults experiencing anxiety, stress, low mood, anger, grief and loss, depression or: who are struggling with something in life and need a space to talk. I specialize in supporting survivors of sexual violence.
020 3958 4197 View 020 3958 4197
Photo of Mishal Zaheer, Counsellor in Greenford, England
Mishal Zaheer
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Greenford UB6
I would describe myself as a warm, compassionate and empathetic counsellor. Life can throw us with challenging situations and I am here to offer clients a space to navigate through difficult emotions and feelings. Whatever it is you need to talk about, I am able to accommodate your therapeutic needs and will work at your pace. I can support you with feelings of fear, anger, sadness and emotional uncertainty. Therapy is a great way of processing unresolved feelings and can empower you to heal and grow as a person.
I would describe myself as a warm, compassionate and empathetic counsellor. Life can throw us with challenging situations and I am here to offer clients a space to navigate through difficult emotions and feelings. Whatever it is you need to talk about, I am able to accommodate your therapeutic needs and will work at your pace. I can support you with feelings of fear, anger, sadness and emotional uncertainty. Therapy is a great way of processing unresolved feelings and can empower you to heal and grow as a person.
020 3917 4667 View 020 3917 4667

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Nicholas King Counselling & Psychotherapy (CBT)
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified
Harrow HA1
Thank you for reading my profile here on Psychology Today. I am a Counsellor and CBT Psychotherapist working in private practice in Pinner, NW London. I am an Accredited practitioner with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I am also an NHS trained, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) accredited with the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). I am a registered Hypnotherapist with the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR).
Thank you for reading my profile here on Psychology Today. I am a Counsellor and CBT Psychotherapist working in private practice in Pinner, NW London. I am an Accredited practitioner with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I am also an NHS trained, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) accredited with the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). I am a registered Hypnotherapist with the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR).
01895 545164 View 01895 545164
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Zahra Al-Mahroos
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
London W5
I’m a fully qualified Integrative counsellor and psychotherapist, registered with the BACP. I have extensive experience working with the Nhs, bereavement charities and private practice. I work pluralistically within an integrative framework, which means that I tailor my practice to meet individual client needs. I do so by utilising techniques from various psychotherapy approaches and by regularly evaluating the way I work with clients to adapt to their preferences and specific issues. Recognising that one size does not fit all is paramount for successful therapy.
I’m a fully qualified Integrative counsellor and psychotherapist, registered with the BACP. I have extensive experience working with the Nhs, bereavement charities and private practice. I work pluralistically within an integrative framework, which means that I tailor my practice to meet individual client needs. I do so by utilising techniques from various psychotherapy approaches and by regularly evaluating the way I work with clients to adapt to their preferences and specific issues. Recognising that one size does not fit all is paramount for successful therapy.
020 8154 5437 View 020 8154 5437
Photo of Anna Victoria Williams, Psychotherapist in Greenford, England
Anna Victoria Williams
Psychotherapist, COSRT General
Verified
London W7  (Online Only)
I have worked for the NHS, Terrence Higgins Trust and Ealing Abbey Counselling Service working with individuals and couples from a diverse range of backgrounds. I have experience of providing in depth long-term therapy on complex issues such as the effects of conversion therapy as well as providing short term therapy for the NHS. I aim to resolve sexual problems and improve my client's overall well being, their self esteem and their relationships. I do this through the use of Psychosexual tools such as sensate focus and through allowing the client to discuss their thoughts and feelings in a safe and non-judgemental environment.
I have worked for the NHS, Terrence Higgins Trust and Ealing Abbey Counselling Service working with individuals and couples from a diverse range of backgrounds. I have experience of providing in depth long-term therapy on complex issues such as the effects of conversion therapy as well as providing short term therapy for the NHS. I aim to resolve sexual problems and improve my client's overall well being, their self esteem and their relationships. I do this through the use of Psychosexual tools such as sensate focus and through allowing the client to discuss their thoughts and feelings in a safe and non-judgemental environment.
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Photo of Borbala (Bee) Shehata-Jakab, Counsellor in Greenford, England
Borbala (Bee) Shehata-Jakab
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
London W7
Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you... (Jean-Paul Sartre) I believe therapy not only offers a space for processing confused, difficult or painful feelings but also aids self-discovery and development. I offer a safe space for my clients where they may explore things they have never talked about before. My priority is to provide a confidential, empathic and accepting atmosphere in which my client is free to question, reflect upon and express their true and unique self. I do this by developing a therapeutic connection with my client so that I accompany them on their journey side by side.
Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you... (Jean-Paul Sartre) I believe therapy not only offers a space for processing confused, difficult or painful feelings but also aids self-discovery and development. I offer a safe space for my clients where they may explore things they have never talked about before. My priority is to provide a confidential, empathic and accepting atmosphere in which my client is free to question, reflect upon and express their true and unique self. I do this by developing a therapeutic connection with my client so that I accompany them on their journey side by side.
020 4538 3122 View 020 4538 3122
Photo of Chani Bhasin, Counsellor in Greenford, England
Chani Bhasin
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Southall UB1
I provide a welcoming, safe, and non-judgemental space, where we can discuss and collaboratively work towards sustainable changes.
I provide a welcoming, safe, and non-judgemental space, where we can discuss and collaboratively work towards sustainable changes.
020 3947 1516 View 020 3947 1516
Photo of Claire Ratcliffe Psychotherapy & Couples Therapy, Psychotherapist in Greenford, England
Claire Ratcliffe Psychotherapy & Couples Therapy
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
London W13
There are many reasons why people choose to come to therapy.  For some, it can be a sense of discomfort, an internal struggle, or perhaps an external trigger has pushed you towards seeking support. Therapy can be an empowering process, supporting you to reconnect with yourself, to notice and take care of your needs, bringing you self awareness, healing & a deeper sense of security. I work to provide clients with a safe & attuned therapeutic experience. This gives you the space to look at old patterns of behaviour that are no longer serving you, supporting you to make healthier changes, moving you forward into a place of authenticity
There are many reasons why people choose to come to therapy.  For some, it can be a sense of discomfort, an internal struggle, or perhaps an external trigger has pushed you towards seeking support. Therapy can be an empowering process, supporting you to reconnect with yourself, to notice and take care of your needs, bringing you self awareness, healing & a deeper sense of security. I work to provide clients with a safe & attuned therapeutic experience. This gives you the space to look at old patterns of behaviour that are no longer serving you, supporting you to make healthier changes, moving you forward into a place of authenticity
0161 524 6615 View 0161 524 6615
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A Way to Be Therapy
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Forensic Psych.
Verified
1 Endorsed
London W13
I am Dr Samantha Richards and I am a Chartered Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) based in Ealing, West London. I am a trained IFS therapist and an accredited EMDR therapist and a member of the EMDR Association of UK and Ireland. I have over 10 years’ experience and have worked in various settings including NHS Mental Health Services. In my private practice I aim to provide a safe, confidential, non-judgemental space for you to explore any challenges, difficult thoughts and emotions you may be experiencing currently or which may have links to the past.
I am Dr Samantha Richards and I am a Chartered Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) based in Ealing, West London. I am a trained IFS therapist and an accredited EMDR therapist and a member of the EMDR Association of UK and Ireland. I have over 10 years’ experience and have worked in various settings including NHS Mental Health Services. In my private practice I aim to provide a safe, confidential, non-judgemental space for you to explore any challenges, difficult thoughts and emotions you may be experiencing currently or which may have links to the past.
01895 547509 View 01895 547509
Photo of Ann Collins Consulting, Psychotherapist in Greenford, England
Ann Collins Consulting
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
London W5
I am integrative psychotherapist that has worked with couples and individuals for over 20 years. Being an integrative psychotherapist means, I believe that different approaches are needed to deal with the individual needs of my client - one size does not fit all. With that in mind, I have trained within various approaches, so I can offer a more holistic and in-depth approach in how I work. Working with my clients, I see us finding ways of overcoming or addressing the issues that are presented, in a way that feels authentic to how they are as people.
I am integrative psychotherapist that has worked with couples and individuals for over 20 years. Being an integrative psychotherapist means, I believe that different approaches are needed to deal with the individual needs of my client - one size does not fit all. With that in mind, I have trained within various approaches, so I can offer a more holistic and in-depth approach in how I work. Working with my clients, I see us finding ways of overcoming or addressing the issues that are presented, in a way that feels authentic to how they are as people.
020 3974 2403 View 020 3974 2403
Photo of Alison Dalal, Psychotherapist in Greenford, England
Alison Dalal
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified
London W5
I am a fully qualified UKCP and MBACP registered Integrative Psychotherapist with experience of working with people from a diverse range of backgrounds. Anyone can have therapy and people come for all sorts of reasons. You may be suffering in some way, or you may be looking for change in your life. Having someone professional alongside you can really help; at the core of my way of working is the therapeutic relationship; this relationship offers a safe and non-judgemental space in which we can explore what's bringing you to therapy and help you to move forward, creatively and choicefully.
I am a fully qualified UKCP and MBACP registered Integrative Psychotherapist with experience of working with people from a diverse range of backgrounds. Anyone can have therapy and people come for all sorts of reasons. You may be suffering in some way, or you may be looking for change in your life. Having someone professional alongside you can really help; at the core of my way of working is the therapeutic relationship; this relationship offers a safe and non-judgemental space in which we can explore what's bringing you to therapy and help you to move forward, creatively and choicefully.
020 3835 3652 View 020 3835 3652
Photo of Claire L Newman, Psychotherapist in Greenford, England
Claire L Newman
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified
London W5
Welcome, you may be looking for a therapist, counsellor or coach to address a specific issue, perhaps an experience that is impacting you now, or there may be a general feeling that something is not quite right. Therapy and counselling help you discover the real you, creating awareness, acknowledging and dealing with repressed feelings and getting in touch with your innate self-worth. Which, in turn, promotes personal autonomy and the resilience to deal with life's challenges. Life coaching clears unconscious patterns and beliefs and helps you to set and action goals to move towards living a fulfilling and nourishing life.
Welcome, you may be looking for a therapist, counsellor or coach to address a specific issue, perhaps an experience that is impacting you now, or there may be a general feeling that something is not quite right. Therapy and counselling help you discover the real you, creating awareness, acknowledging and dealing with repressed feelings and getting in touch with your innate self-worth. Which, in turn, promotes personal autonomy and the resilience to deal with life's challenges. Life coaching clears unconscious patterns and beliefs and helps you to set and action goals to move towards living a fulfilling and nourishing life.
01604 954296 View 01604 954296

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Greenford

10+

Average cost per session

£52

Counsellors in Greenford who prioritize treating:

90% Relationship Issues
90% Anxiety
80% Depression
80% Bereavement
70% Family Conflict
70% Self Esteem
70% Women's Issues

Average years in practice

7 Years

How Counsellors in Greenford see their clients

50% In Person and Online
50% Online Only

Gender breakdown

89% Female
11% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Greenford?

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.