Counselling in London

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Photo of Amanda Crutchley, Counsellor in London, England
Amanda Crutchley
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
London SE24  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Hello! I’m Amanda, an integrative counsellor and ADHD coach who values collective healing and liberation. I use trauma-informed and anti-oppression frameworks in my practice, and I have over ten years’ experience working in mental health and charity sector as an advocate, caseworker and counsellor. Counselling can be a place to explore and practice healing together, to uncover the strengths you carry, and to help you gain insight and move into empowering action. My practice incorporates is collaborative, strengths based, person-centred and systems oriented. I draw from a variety of integrated approaches tailored for your needs.
Hello! I’m Amanda, an integrative counsellor and ADHD coach who values collective healing and liberation. I use trauma-informed and anti-oppression frameworks in my practice, and I have over ten years’ experience working in mental health and charity sector as an advocate, caseworker and counsellor. Counselling can be a place to explore and practice healing together, to uncover the strengths you carry, and to help you gain insight and move into empowering action. My practice incorporates is collaborative, strengths based, person-centred and systems oriented. I draw from a variety of integrated approaches tailored for your needs.
020 3834 8333 View 020 3834 8333
Photo of Anne Marie Barlow, Psychotherapist in London, England
Anne Marie Barlow
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified
1 Endorsed
London E8
I am passionate and committed to supporting people develop a better sense of compassionate awareness within relation to themselves. I believe within each of us lies the potential for healing and change, no matter what the circumstances or how deep or dark the depths of trauma and experience may be. Sometimes we need the support of someone who is familiar with the territory, to help us navigate our way through certain stages of life and to process past events that have caused pain and suffering, and that might be leading to difficulties in the present.
I am passionate and committed to supporting people develop a better sense of compassionate awareness within relation to themselves. I believe within each of us lies the potential for healing and change, no matter what the circumstances or how deep or dark the depths of trauma and experience may be. Sometimes we need the support of someone who is familiar with the territory, to help us navigate our way through certain stages of life and to process past events that have caused pain and suffering, and that might be leading to difficulties in the present.
020 3828 7454 View 020 3828 7454
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Sally King
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
1 Endorsed
London W1G
You may be experiencing anxiety or depression. This could be due to the impact of past experiences or trauma, or it could be that you are going through a period of change or transition. This may lead to feelings that can be punishing and confusing to cope with by yourself. I offer a non-judgmental and compassionate space where you can explore and express your feelings however difficult they may feel.
You may be experiencing anxiety or depression. This could be due to the impact of past experiences or trauma, or it could be that you are going through a period of change or transition. This may lead to feelings that can be punishing and confusing to cope with by yourself. I offer a non-judgmental and compassionate space where you can explore and express your feelings however difficult they may feel.
020 3818 5962 View 020 3818 5962
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Ozge Ozcan
Psychologist, MA, CPsychol
Verified
London N11
Çocuk, ergen ve ailelere yüz yüze/online psikanalitik yaklaşımlı bireysel danışmanlık/psikoterapi hizmeti sunuyorum. Ayrıca dünyanın her yerinden Birleşik Krallık'a göç eden bireylerin, kendilerini anlamalarını derinleştirmek için bir terapi çerçevesi oluşturuyorum. Aynı zamanda çocuklarının sorunları ile nasıl baş edeceklerini bilemeyen ailelerin ne hissettiklerini önemsiyorum. Onları psikolojik olarak desteklerken, çocukları ile içinde bulundukları karmaşık ilişkileri birlikte düşünmeye davet ediyorum.
Çocuk, ergen ve ailelere yüz yüze/online psikanalitik yaklaşımlı bireysel danışmanlık/psikoterapi hizmeti sunuyorum. Ayrıca dünyanın her yerinden Birleşik Krallık'a göç eden bireylerin, kendilerini anlamalarını derinleştirmek için bir terapi çerçevesi oluşturuyorum. Aynı zamanda çocuklarının sorunları ile nasıl baş edeceklerini bilemeyen ailelerin ne hissettiklerini önemsiyorum. Onları psikolojik olarak desteklerken, çocukları ile içinde bulundukları karmaşık ilişkileri birlikte düşünmeye davet ediyorum.
020 3835 6217 View 020 3835 6217
Photo of Swar Muhammed, Psychotherapist in London, England
Swar Muhammed
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified
London W1G
Life can be unpredictable at times. It can change without prior notice or knowledge of what is about to happen. This at times can be manageable, but on occasion, we can feel confused, or overwhelmed with what is before us. I am Swar, a psychotherapist working in private practice. I offer therapy to support individuals in the safety of a contained therapeutic relationship and help them think about and make sense of their difficulties and what is happening in their lives to grow and thrive.
Life can be unpredictable at times. It can change without prior notice or knowledge of what is about to happen. This at times can be manageable, but on occasion, we can feel confused, or overwhelmed with what is before us. I am Swar, a psychotherapist working in private practice. I offer therapy to support individuals in the safety of a contained therapeutic relationship and help them think about and make sense of their difficulties and what is happening in their lives to grow and thrive.
020 8103 0229 View 020 8103 0229
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Chengxi Li
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, GMBPsS
Verified
London SW6  (Online Only)
Having experienced difficult times in my personal life, I have developed a deep appreciation for the transformative power that exists within each of us. I believe that therapy can serve as a catalyst to unlock this potential for healing. As an integrative practitioner, I incorporate a range of psychological theories and techniques in my practice, guided by research findings and the specific needs and preferences of my clients. I deeply value diversity and recognise that each person's experience is unique.
Having experienced difficult times in my personal life, I have developed a deep appreciation for the transformative power that exists within each of us. I believe that therapy can serve as a catalyst to unlock this potential for healing. As an integrative practitioner, I incorporate a range of psychological theories and techniques in my practice, guided by research findings and the specific needs and preferences of my clients. I deeply value diversity and recognise that each person's experience is unique.
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Nicole George
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
London SE10
Feeling comfortable and content in this world has never been more difficult. The events of 2020 changed everyone's lives. Perhaps the pandemic impacted you directly and you feel you need help coming to terms with what has happened? Perhaps you feel that the situations we now face are not as important to you as the things you are already trying to cope with or have been coping with for a long time? Wherever you are at this moment in time, it is important to remember that help and support are available. When therapy works well, it means that life's challenges feel shared, understood and seem somehow more manageable.
Feeling comfortable and content in this world has never been more difficult. The events of 2020 changed everyone's lives. Perhaps the pandemic impacted you directly and you feel you need help coming to terms with what has happened? Perhaps you feel that the situations we now face are not as important to you as the things you are already trying to cope with or have been coping with for a long time? Wherever you are at this moment in time, it is important to remember that help and support are available. When therapy works well, it means that life's challenges feel shared, understood and seem somehow more manageable.
01392 321172 View 01392 321172
Photo of Rivka Mennesson, Psychotherapist in London, England
Rivka Mennesson
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
London NW8
I'm an experienced Individual and Couple Therapist in both private and public sectors. I’m a Supervisor and occasional Lecturer. I have an MA at the Tavistock and a PGdip at the WPF, Couple Therapy ( I have been working for a marriage Charity for 10 years) and Supervision Certificates. I'm in my 40s and practice in English, Italian and French. I worked in a Mental Health Unit, 20 years ago. I help running a support group for women with PND and I have experience giving workshops on different psychoanalytic subjects.I also work with victims of Narcissistic abuse, Bereavement, Anxiety and Depression and fear of Abandonment
I'm an experienced Individual and Couple Therapist in both private and public sectors. I’m a Supervisor and occasional Lecturer. I have an MA at the Tavistock and a PGdip at the WPF, Couple Therapy ( I have been working for a marriage Charity for 10 years) and Supervision Certificates. I'm in my 40s and practice in English, Italian and French. I worked in a Mental Health Unit, 20 years ago. I help running a support group for women with PND and I have experience giving workshops on different psychoanalytic subjects.I also work with victims of Narcissistic abuse, Bereavement, Anxiety and Depression and fear of Abandonment
020 3962 0581 View 020 3962 0581
Photo of Nujoji Calvocoressi, Psychotherapist in London, England
Nujoji Calvocoressi
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified
London EC2R  (Online Only)
It is natural to feel lost or confused when facing emotional difficulties, such as the ending of a relationship, when going through big change or you are feeling overwhelmed by past events. You are not alone if you are experiencing anxiety, unhelpful behaviours or you are feeling isolated. These are human experiences that we can all go through. Psychotherapy provides a calm and non-judgemental space where you can reflect, explore and deal with the difficulties in your life.
It is natural to feel lost or confused when facing emotional difficulties, such as the ending of a relationship, when going through big change or you are feeling overwhelmed by past events. You are not alone if you are experiencing anxiety, unhelpful behaviours or you are feeling isolated. These are human experiences that we can all go through. Psychotherapy provides a calm and non-judgemental space where you can reflect, explore and deal with the difficulties in your life.
020 3856 3166 View 020 3856 3166
Photo of Dr Basak Ince Caglar, Psychologist in London, England
Dr Basak Ince Caglar
Psychologist, PhD, CPsychol
Verified
London SE5
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist. I currently work as a postdoctoral research associate and as an honorary therapist in London. I am experienced in a wide range of mental health problems; eating disorders, body image issues, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, emotion regulation difficulties, and trauma.
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist. I currently work as a postdoctoral research associate and as an honorary therapist in London. I am experienced in a wide range of mental health problems; eating disorders, body image issues, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, emotion regulation difficulties, and trauma.
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Photo of Mike Mayos, Psychotherapist in London, England
Mike Mayos
Psychotherapist, PsychD, COSRT Accred
Verified
London SW1V  (Online Only)
Mike works with a broad range of psychosexual issues including low libido, unreliable erections, delayed ejaculation, as well as all aspects of anxiety surrounding sexuality. Aiming to create as positive an experience of sexuality as possible for his clients, he works within a Bio-psycho-social pluralistic approach, incorporating a broad range of theoretical approaches as best suits the client’s needs. He specialises and is particularly trained in supporting clients struggling with compulsive sexual behaviour, as well as those struggling with Chemsex issues, aiming to re-establish a fulfilling and healthy sex life for his clients .
Mike works with a broad range of psychosexual issues including low libido, unreliable erections, delayed ejaculation, as well as all aspects of anxiety surrounding sexuality. Aiming to create as positive an experience of sexuality as possible for his clients, he works within a Bio-psycho-social pluralistic approach, incorporating a broad range of theoretical approaches as best suits the client’s needs. He specialises and is particularly trained in supporting clients struggling with compulsive sexual behaviour, as well as those struggling with Chemsex issues, aiming to re-establish a fulfilling and healthy sex life for his clients .
01964 211765 View 01964 211765
Photo of Will Sessions, Psychotherapist in London, England
Will Sessions
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified
London NW3  (Online Only)
I work with children and young people, specialising in anxiety and OCD. I help them learn new skills and attitudes to improve their ability to handle difficult thoughts and feelings and do more of what matters to them and make more room for connection. Mental health challenges encroach on their lives, make them avoid and make their world smaller. They disconnect from themselves, the things they care about and the people that matter to them. They underestimate their strengths and resources, overestimate life’s challenges and get stuck.
I work with children and young people, specialising in anxiety and OCD. I help them learn new skills and attitudes to improve their ability to handle difficult thoughts and feelings and do more of what matters to them and make more room for connection. Mental health challenges encroach on their lives, make them avoid and make their world smaller. They disconnect from themselves, the things they care about and the people that matter to them. They underestimate their strengths and resources, overestimate life’s challenges and get stuck.
020 3984 7929 View 020 3984 7929
Photo of Emily Cora Hilton, Psychotherapist in London, England
Emily Cora Hilton
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified
London EC1Y
Hello, I'm Cora. I offer modern, down-to-earth therapy for Millennials, Gen. Z, and the LGBTQ+ community. I'm an Integrative therapist, whose work is underpinned by my background in studying philosophy, languages and literature. Whatever brings you to therapy, I work with you to help you make the changes you want for yourself. At your pace, we explore your past, present and future, always keeping your goals for therapy at the forefront of our focus. Together, we look to develop more clarity, awareness and understanding, so that you can find the right way forward for you.
Hello, I'm Cora. I offer modern, down-to-earth therapy for Millennials, Gen. Z, and the LGBTQ+ community. I'm an Integrative therapist, whose work is underpinned by my background in studying philosophy, languages and literature. Whatever brings you to therapy, I work with you to help you make the changes you want for yourself. At your pace, we explore your past, present and future, always keeping your goals for therapy at the forefront of our focus. Together, we look to develop more clarity, awareness and understanding, so that you can find the right way forward for you.
020 4538 9562 View 020 4538 9562
Photo of Maria Rakhmanova, Psychotherapist in London, England
Maria Rakhmanova
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
London SW1V
You might be anxious or depressed, lost in well-known but flawed patterns of relationships and behaviours, or feel overwhelmed from a recent event. I'm a psychoanalytically oriented psychodynamic psychotherapist. I offer an empathetic, consistent and confidential space where difficult and unprocessed feelings and thoughts can be explored and put to rest. I welcome clients from diverse communities and backgrounds and offer therapy for a wide range of emotional difficulties. You can access more information about my practice by visiting www.innertherapylondon.co.uk.
You might be anxious or depressed, lost in well-known but flawed patterns of relationships and behaviours, or feel overwhelmed from a recent event. I'm a psychoanalytically oriented psychodynamic psychotherapist. I offer an empathetic, consistent and confidential space where difficult and unprocessed feelings and thoughts can be explored and put to rest. I welcome clients from diverse communities and backgrounds and offer therapy for a wide range of emotional difficulties. You can access more information about my practice by visiting www.innertherapylondon.co.uk.
020 3835 3909 View 020 3835 3909
Photo of Charlene Blake, Counsellor in London, England
Charlene Blake
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
London SE26
Not accepting new clients
Have you been feeling overwhelmed lately? Whether you are exhausted with your anxiety, feeling sad or you are experiencing relationship difficulties, counselling can help you process your thoughts and emotions and provide you with the chance to be truly heard. As a therapeutic counsellor I can support you by providing you with a safe confidential, non judgemental environment where we can work together and explore your inner thoughts and feelings. As I am a firm believer of "no one approach fits all" you can decide whether you want to focus on your present or venture into your past experiences for patterns and connections.
Have you been feeling overwhelmed lately? Whether you are exhausted with your anxiety, feeling sad or you are experiencing relationship difficulties, counselling can help you process your thoughts and emotions and provide you with the chance to be truly heard. As a therapeutic counsellor I can support you by providing you with a safe confidential, non judgemental environment where we can work together and explore your inner thoughts and feelings. As I am a firm believer of "no one approach fits all" you can decide whether you want to focus on your present or venture into your past experiences for patterns and connections.
07446 210734 View 07446 210734
Photo of Brenda Rozenfeld, Psychologist in London, England
Brenda Rozenfeld
Psychologist, MSc, GMBPsS
Verified
London SW3
At times life can be overwhelming: loneliness, divorce, grief, parenting or work challenges... Even natural transitions can throw us off. Coping with difficult feelings alone can be daunting. I provide a safe, confidential space, in which to identify and work through what is troubling you. You can expect to explore unresolved issues, bringing greater understanding of yourself and your patterns of relating. I am interested in the roles you take within families, couples and work. Prior to re-training, I had a career in law and finance, so am familiar with high-pressure environments, stress and the search for a healthy life-balance.
At times life can be overwhelming: loneliness, divorce, grief, parenting or work challenges... Even natural transitions can throw us off. Coping with difficult feelings alone can be daunting. I provide a safe, confidential space, in which to identify and work through what is troubling you. You can expect to explore unresolved issues, bringing greater understanding of yourself and your patterns of relating. I am interested in the roles you take within families, couples and work. Prior to re-training, I had a career in law and finance, so am familiar with high-pressure environments, stress and the search for a healthy life-balance.
01748 352050 View 01748 352050
Photo of Feelings Matter Counselling Service, Counsellor in London, England
Feelings Matter Counselling Service
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
London E8
Do you feel that you can't talk to anyone? Do you feel that your feelings don't matter to those around you? Do you feel that you are tired of pretending you are strong and don't need help? I would love to help you talk about your feelings, get in touch with who you are and what you need from others in your life. I can help you build your inner resilience and learn to be compassionate to yourself. I can help you with your low moods, your anxiety, stress and to have more positive relationships with others.
Do you feel that you can't talk to anyone? Do you feel that your feelings don't matter to those around you? Do you feel that you are tired of pretending you are strong and don't need help? I would love to help you talk about your feelings, get in touch with who you are and what you need from others in your life. I can help you build your inner resilience and learn to be compassionate to yourself. I can help you with your low moods, your anxiety, stress and to have more positive relationships with others.
020 4538 7681 View 020 4538 7681
Photo of Fiyaz Mughal Obe, Counsellor in London, England
Fiyaz Mughal Obe
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified
3 Endorsed
London SW7
Feeling anxious, stressed or panicky? You may be searching for counselling or something associated with anxiety & conditions such as prolonged stress, panic attacks, phobias or obsessions and compulsions related to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Your search may be out of curiosity or it may be because you are looking for some help and assistance in managing these issues. Well, counselling & therapy is one route to ensuring better mental health & well-being & in managing these conditions so that you feel 'more in control'. Feeling 'more in control' also builds a sense of greater self-confidence, autonomy & personal capability.
Feeling anxious, stressed or panicky? You may be searching for counselling or something associated with anxiety & conditions such as prolonged stress, panic attacks, phobias or obsessions and compulsions related to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Your search may be out of curiosity or it may be because you are looking for some help and assistance in managing these issues. Well, counselling & therapy is one route to ensuring better mental health & well-being & in managing these conditions so that you feel 'more in control'. Feeling 'more in control' also builds a sense of greater self-confidence, autonomy & personal capability.
020 8176 6785 View 020 8176 6785
Photo of Ernesto Brea, Psychotherapist in London, England
Ernesto Brea
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified
London W1G  (Online Only)
Hi, there My name is Ernesto, a UK-trained Online Counsellor and Psychotherapist who has been providing therapy for over a decade to adults from diverse backgrounds, including those who identify as part of the LGBTIQ+ community and members of ethnic minority groups. My experience has been mainly derived from working in a private practice setting and rendering my services to multicultural institutions, including sexual health clinics on the NHS in Central London. Ive worked with a range of presenting issues: Trauma, grief, loss, relationships & difficulties relating to sexuality as well as helping people make big life transitions.
Hi, there My name is Ernesto, a UK-trained Online Counsellor and Psychotherapist who has been providing therapy for over a decade to adults from diverse backgrounds, including those who identify as part of the LGBTIQ+ community and members of ethnic minority groups. My experience has been mainly derived from working in a private practice setting and rendering my services to multicultural institutions, including sexual health clinics on the NHS in Central London. Ive worked with a range of presenting issues: Trauma, grief, loss, relationships & difficulties relating to sexuality as well as helping people make big life transitions.
020 3879 4257 View 020 3879 4257
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Minh Chi Nguyen
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
London N1  (Online Only)
My practice is informed and inspired by the belief that we are shaped by our historic context and circumstance, which influences the way we show up for ourselves and to the world. By exploring our past experiences, imprints and coping mechanisms, we are able to understand how they may help or limit us in our growth, relationships and in work. I hope to provide a therapeutic relationship, where collaboratively we can explore how these patterns serves or hurt us, and with greater awareness and compassion, it can provide relief from pain and open up possibilities to a life that is more full and enriching.
My practice is informed and inspired by the belief that we are shaped by our historic context and circumstance, which influences the way we show up for ourselves and to the world. By exploring our past experiences, imprints and coping mechanisms, we are able to understand how they may help or limit us in our growth, relationships and in work. I hope to provide a therapeutic relationship, where collaboratively we can explore how these patterns serves or hurt us, and with greater awareness and compassion, it can provide relief from pain and open up possibilities to a life that is more full and enriching.
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Number of Counsellors in London

3,000+

Average cost per session

£70

Counsellors in London who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
86% Depression
84% Self Esteem
82% Relationship Issues
80% Stress
66% Trauma and PTSD
63% Bereavement

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

71% Aviva
67% AXA PPP
59% Vitality

How Counsellors in London see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

75% Female
24% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in London?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.