Counselling in London

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Photo of Tanya Kuznetsova, MA, MUKCP, Psychotherapist
Tanya Kuznetsova
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
London W4
I combine my 25 years of corporate experience in business and senior HR roles, my MBA, and my psychotherapy training to support busy professionals with their psychological difficulties in work and personal lives. I offer therapy and coaching to help people resolve or/and learn to manage their issues and find a way forward. I also utilise EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) which is a unique, evidence based, powerful therapy that helps people recover from problems triggered by traumatic events in their lives. You can learn more about me and how I work on my website www.tktherapy.co.uk.
I combine my 25 years of corporate experience in business and senior HR roles, my MBA, and my psychotherapy training to support busy professionals with their psychological difficulties in work and personal lives. I offer therapy and coaching to help people resolve or/and learn to manage their issues and find a way forward. I also utilise EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) which is a unique, evidence based, powerful therapy that helps people recover from problems triggered by traumatic events in their lives. You can learn more about me and how I work on my website www.tktherapy.co.uk.
020 8159 1003 View 020 8159 1003
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Mikes Smith
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
London EC1V
I am a qualified integrative therapist with an MA in philosophy and an MSc in psychology. I have worked as a bereavement officer in hospital during major incidents and the pandemic. I now work with clients from all walks of life, supporting them in their own times of challenge and adversity. If you’re facing hardships, struggling with change or feel like there’s something missing, you may be interested in trying something new. Therapy can feel like a big step, but I’ve seen first-hand how transformative it can be. If you’re curious and don’t know where to begin, I encourage you to reach out. It may be transformative for you too.
I am a qualified integrative therapist with an MA in philosophy and an MSc in psychology. I have worked as a bereavement officer in hospital during major incidents and the pandemic. I now work with clients from all walks of life, supporting them in their own times of challenge and adversity. If you’re facing hardships, struggling with change or feel like there’s something missing, you may be interested in trying something new. Therapy can feel like a big step, but I’ve seen first-hand how transformative it can be. If you’re curious and don’t know where to begin, I encourage you to reach out. It may be transformative for you too.
020 3893 2669 View 020 3893 2669
Photo of Susan Tay, MSc, MUKCP, Psychotherapist
Susan Tay
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London W4
Life can be a real challenge and we all need help at some points. Maybe you know what you need help with at the moment- such as anxiety, being easily triggered, relationship issues or depression. You may have a clear idea of your issues and needs. However you may not even know what the issues are but just that you are not in a good state. In either case having a safe confidential space to talk about and work alongside someone with compassion can be life-changing. Are you ready for the journey?
Life can be a real challenge and we all need help at some points. Maybe you know what you need help with at the moment- such as anxiety, being easily triggered, relationship issues or depression. You may have a clear idea of your issues and needs. However you may not even know what the issues are but just that you are not in a good state. In either case having a safe confidential space to talk about and work alongside someone with compassion can be life-changing. Are you ready for the journey?
020 3960 5045 View 020 3960 5045
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Dr Zai Edworthy
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
London N12  (Online Only)
Hello and welcome, my name is Zai. Are you a parent or carer? Are you worried about your child and need to speak with a clinical psychologist? At certain points in our lives, we could all benefit from the support and guidance of a therapist. I have over 20 years experience working with children and young people. Please contact me to help you decide if I am the right therapist for you and your child. Together we will discuss helpful strategies that you can start to implement and if we both agree that the young person needs direct work/therapy, we can arrange this. Please visit my website to learn more about me.
Hello and welcome, my name is Zai. Are you a parent or carer? Are you worried about your child and need to speak with a clinical psychologist? At certain points in our lives, we could all benefit from the support and guidance of a therapist. I have over 20 years experience working with children and young people. Please contact me to help you decide if I am the right therapist for you and your child. Together we will discuss helpful strategies that you can start to implement and if we both agree that the young person needs direct work/therapy, we can arrange this. Please visit my website to learn more about me.
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Laura Colquhoun
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
London W1G
Life can be difficult at times. We can feel depressed, anxious, stressed, worried or unable to cope. This can impact on all aspects of our lives; personal and professional. Sometimes all a client needs is someone to really listen to them and to accept what they are saying in a non-judgemental way. Therapy comes in all different shapes and sizes and I believe the mode of therapy should fit the client, we are all individuals after all. I put you, the client at the centre of the work and believe that together we can work collaboratively to help you mange your life more happily and successfully.
Life can be difficult at times. We can feel depressed, anxious, stressed, worried or unable to cope. This can impact on all aspects of our lives; personal and professional. Sometimes all a client needs is someone to really listen to them and to accept what they are saying in a non-judgemental way. Therapy comes in all different shapes and sizes and I believe the mode of therapy should fit the client, we are all individuals after all. I put you, the client at the centre of the work and believe that together we can work collaboratively to help you mange your life more happily and successfully.
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Photo of Chloe Yu, MSc, GMBPsS, Psychologist
Chloe Yu
Psychologist, MSc, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
London SE10
Life is a journey and we all need a helping hand at times. The helping hand can often bring you much needed relief, understanding, encouragement or simply a refreshing new perspective. Whether you are acutely experiencing mental or psychological distress or simply feeling stagnant or a bit lost, having someone specifically trained to listen at your disposal and have that dedicated time to explore your stress and worry can bring amazing benefits. The act of reaching out for help carries courage, bravery and deep faith in humanity. The moment you extend your hand to connect signifies the start of a new self-discovery journey.
Life is a journey and we all need a helping hand at times. The helping hand can often bring you much needed relief, understanding, encouragement or simply a refreshing new perspective. Whether you are acutely experiencing mental or psychological distress or simply feeling stagnant or a bit lost, having someone specifically trained to listen at your disposal and have that dedicated time to explore your stress and worry can bring amazing benefits. The act of reaching out for help carries courage, bravery and deep faith in humanity. The moment you extend your hand to connect signifies the start of a new self-discovery journey.
020 4538 4722 View 020 4538 4722
Photo of Dr Cristian A Nica, MSc, HCPC - Couns. Psych., Psychologist
Dr Cristian A Nica
Psychologist, MSc, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
London NW1
Psychologist, HCPC-registered supervisor in clinical, counselling, health and occupational psychology. Providing services for individuals, couples and families beginning from eclectic CBT interventions (ACT, DBT, ST) - the most effective and intuitive psychological framework. I address all psychopathologies. My goal is to provide you with a strong mental platform and the skills to help you keep your life in reach. Progress means change, rehearsing new ways of thinking or a range of strategies to iterate development safely. The result, a genuine approach for you to always find a better way forward.
Psychologist, HCPC-registered supervisor in clinical, counselling, health and occupational psychology. Providing services for individuals, couples and families beginning from eclectic CBT interventions (ACT, DBT, ST) - the most effective and intuitive psychological framework. I address all psychopathologies. My goal is to provide you with a strong mental platform and the skills to help you keep your life in reach. Progress means change, rehearsing new ways of thinking or a range of strategies to iterate development safely. The result, a genuine approach for you to always find a better way forward.
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Soul Full Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist
Verified Verified
London NW8  (Online Only)
Are you done with wondering why you're different? Are you exploring neurodiversity and noticing that pieces of the puzzle are falling together? Are you looking to make sense of your self, and understand yourself better so that you can be the best, most authentic version of yourself? I see you. Do you want to be better able to communicate your needs, to make life easier for yourself and those around you? Adults who suspect or are diagnosed as neurodiverse go through a transition process, of shedding who we thought we were and truly accepting who we are. I can help you with that.
Are you done with wondering why you're different? Are you exploring neurodiversity and noticing that pieces of the puzzle are falling together? Are you looking to make sense of your self, and understand yourself better so that you can be the best, most authentic version of yourself? I see you. Do you want to be better able to communicate your needs, to make life easier for yourself and those around you? Adults who suspect or are diagnosed as neurodiverse go through a transition process, of shedding who we thought we were and truly accepting who we are. I can help you with that.
020 3912 7474 View 020 3912 7474
Photo of Shirley-Anne Carter, MBACP Accred, Psychotherapist
Shirley-Anne Carter
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
London E7
I really do love people and their stories and experiences - I always have. I’ve listened to stories without judgement for almost sixty years. Nothing shocks me and nothing surprises me. I’ve heard the saddest of stories as well as the most amazing ones, and I’m so grateful that I have. I would love to listen to your story – to hear about your strengths and weaknesses, your loves and losses, your joys and sorrows. Whatever your reasons for coming to me, I’m here to help. I believe that in everyone, there is a part that thrives, that’s dynamic, strong and so very wonderful.
I really do love people and their stories and experiences - I always have. I’ve listened to stories without judgement for almost sixty years. Nothing shocks me and nothing surprises me. I’ve heard the saddest of stories as well as the most amazing ones, and I’m so grateful that I have. I would love to listen to your story – to hear about your strengths and weaknesses, your loves and losses, your joys and sorrows. Whatever your reasons for coming to me, I’m here to help. I believe that in everyone, there is a part that thrives, that’s dynamic, strong and so very wonderful.
020 3974 2432 View 020 3974 2432
Photo of Dr Charlotte Whiteley, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych., Psychologist
Dr Charlotte Whiteley
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
London N6
I am a chartered psychologist drawing on eastern philosophies, compassion focused practices and evidence based psychology to help clients fully understand experiences, to create dialogue and compassion for all the different emotions, thoughts, behaviours, impulses experienced. Living as a human can be confusing, complex and lonely and through my work I help clients to create more clarity and to develop ways of offering kindness to painful experience. I draw on talking, role plays, meditations, visualisations and other practices that might help get to know experiences in more depth.
I am a chartered psychologist drawing on eastern philosophies, compassion focused practices and evidence based psychology to help clients fully understand experiences, to create dialogue and compassion for all the different emotions, thoughts, behaviours, impulses experienced. Living as a human can be confusing, complex and lonely and through my work I help clients to create more clarity and to develop ways of offering kindness to painful experience. I draw on talking, role plays, meditations, visualisations and other practices that might help get to know experiences in more depth.
020 3984 9107 View 020 3984 9107
Photo of Walter Wills, MUKCP, Psychotherapist
Walter Wills
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
London NW3  (Online Only)
I provide individual adult psychotherapy and have conducted psychotherapy groups across the life span both privately and within the NHS setting over the past 30+ years. I am an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS), a Group Analyst and Member of the Institute of Group Analysis. I was awarded Lifetime Honorary Adult Psychotherapist by the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. For the past twelve years I have conducted experiential groups for the Foundation Course at the Institute of Group Analysis and provided supervision of trainees in group psychotherapy within the NHS.
I provide individual adult psychotherapy and have conducted psychotherapy groups across the life span both privately and within the NHS setting over the past 30+ years. I am an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS), a Group Analyst and Member of the Institute of Group Analysis. I was awarded Lifetime Honorary Adult Psychotherapist by the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. For the past twelve years I have conducted experiential groups for the Foundation Course at the Institute of Group Analysis and provided supervision of trainees in group psychotherapy within the NHS.
020 8154 5401 View 020 8154 5401
Photo of Nomir Ahmed, HCPC - Couns. Psych., Psychologist
Nomir Ahmed
Psychologist, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
London NW1
I offer psychological therapy and counselling sessions to clients with a wide range of mental health problems. There is no one-size-fits-all. I believe in creating a safe space for transformational conversations that will help you move forward through the challenges that you are facing. I hold an open mind when asking about what a person requires help with and strive to identify strengths alongside areas they are struggling in. I provide tailored evidence-based psychological interventions which draws from cognitive behavioural therapy, attachment theory and systemic practice to help you find your own ‘fit’.
I offer psychological therapy and counselling sessions to clients with a wide range of mental health problems. There is no one-size-fits-all. I believe in creating a safe space for transformational conversations that will help you move forward through the challenges that you are facing. I hold an open mind when asking about what a person requires help with and strive to identify strengths alongside areas they are struggling in. I provide tailored evidence-based psychological interventions which draws from cognitive behavioural therapy, attachment theory and systemic practice to help you find your own ‘fit’.
020 3870 2497 View 020 3870 2497
Photo of Hannah Tottenham, MA, HCPC-Drama Therap., Psychotherapist
Hannah Tottenham
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Drama Therap.
Verified Verified
London SW17
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Whether due to recent events or past ones, many people struggle with grief, loss, food and body, and traumatic experiences, leaving them feeling stuck, overwhelmed and needing support. My professional expertise is in working with clients struggling with trauma and PTSD; struggling with eating disorders, body image and identity; child and adult bereavement; clients undergoing cancer treatment; end of life care; and carers. This breadth of experience has informed my understanding of the universality of inner conflict and distress, and how the tools of self-exploration and insight are essential to effect change in the here-and-now.
Whether due to recent events or past ones, many people struggle with grief, loss, food and body, and traumatic experiences, leaving them feeling stuck, overwhelmed and needing support. My professional expertise is in working with clients struggling with trauma and PTSD; struggling with eating disorders, body image and identity; child and adult bereavement; clients undergoing cancer treatment; end of life care; and carers. This breadth of experience has informed my understanding of the universality of inner conflict and distress, and how the tools of self-exploration and insight are essential to effect change in the here-and-now.
020 4530 8418 View 020 4530 8418
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Sasha Louise
Counsellor
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London SE3
As a dedicated CBT therapist I work with clients who suffer with anxiety, depression, panic attacks, bereavement, emotional eating and more. CBT is a talk based therapy that uses techniques to help clients trapped in negative thought patterns, emotions and behaviours move to positive ones to improve the quality of day to day life. We will work together to achieving your therapy goals. With a person centered approach I empower individuals through self awareness to better understand their thought process, navigate their emotional landscape and express their behaviours differently.
As a dedicated CBT therapist I work with clients who suffer with anxiety, depression, panic attacks, bereavement, emotional eating and more. CBT is a talk based therapy that uses techniques to help clients trapped in negative thought patterns, emotions and behaviours move to positive ones to improve the quality of day to day life. We will work together to achieving your therapy goals. With a person centered approach I empower individuals through self awareness to better understand their thought process, navigate their emotional landscape and express their behaviours differently.
020 4537 3010 View 020 4537 3010
Photo of Kei Yamasaki, MBACP, Psychotherapist
Kei Yamasaki
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
London E8  (Online Only)
I think of therapy as a time and space for you to take stock of elements of yourself and your life and examine what used to work for you versus how you want to live intentionally now. The therapeutic relationship can enhance this by giving you a sense of accountability without pressure. You need to be ready to do the work of therapy, but it is not for anyone else. This is a process for you, and I am here for you.
I think of therapy as a time and space for you to take stock of elements of yourself and your life and examine what used to work for you versus how you want to live intentionally now. The therapeutic relationship can enhance this by giving you a sense of accountability without pressure. You need to be ready to do the work of therapy, but it is not for anyone else. This is a process for you, and I am here for you.
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bornpsychology
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
London W1W
We are the same, you and I, separated only by the roles we play, and the lessons we are here to learn. Mine have taught me much about the profound reality of consciousness, the human condition, the transcendence of suffering, and 'enlightenment'; and having walked the walk, and died the (many) deaths along the way, I now help others transcend their own suffering through my work as a Psychologist, Therapist, Guide, and Advisor. I work with a broad range of clients, but I specialise in helping working people heal, evolve, and integrate conscious expansion with the practical demands of everyday life - both at work and at home.
We are the same, you and I, separated only by the roles we play, and the lessons we are here to learn. Mine have taught me much about the profound reality of consciousness, the human condition, the transcendence of suffering, and 'enlightenment'; and having walked the walk, and died the (many) deaths along the way, I now help others transcend their own suffering through my work as a Psychologist, Therapist, Guide, and Advisor. I work with a broad range of clients, but I specialise in helping working people heal, evolve, and integrate conscious expansion with the practical demands of everyday life - both at work and at home.
020 7123 8594 View 020 7123 8594
Photo of Don French - Life After Traumatic Events, MNCPS Acc., Counsellor
Life After Traumatic Events
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
London W1G  (Online Only)
Sometimes we may find ourselves overwhelmed with what life sends our way and we lose confidence in ourselves and abilities. Sessions can be either a one off or a series of events, depending on your needs. As Gandhi said, "Be the change that you want to see."
Sometimes we may find ourselves overwhelmed with what life sends our way and we lose confidence in ourselves and abilities. Sessions can be either a one off or a series of events, depending on your needs. As Gandhi said, "Be the change that you want to see."
020 3053 9829 View 020 3053 9829
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Ivan Charatan Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
London E17
All human beings go through challenging times. Sometimes it might be a small thing you want to discuss. Or, you might be experiencing anxiety or depression or other emotions that may feel disturbing or even unbearable. Possibly you might feel things are changing for you, and would like to share this with someone.
All human beings go through challenging times. Sometimes it might be a small thing you want to discuss. Or, you might be experiencing anxiety or depression or other emotions that may feel disturbing or even unbearable. Possibly you might feel things are changing for you, and would like to share this with someone.
01992 945312 View 01992 945312
Photo of Fiona Jamieson, MSc, MHGI, Psychotherapist
Fiona Jamieson
Psychotherapist, MSc, MHGI
Verified Verified
London SE26
I offer in person therapy in London that quickly and effectively deals with mental wellbeing and emotional issues. Clients come to see me when they want fast, effective therapy for stress and anxiety, to deal with life transitions, depression, phobias, trauma, weight management, career and relationship issues. You can expect to think and feel in new and helpful ways after every single session. Our work together will be tailored to address what is important to you, and we will go at the pace you find most comfortable.
I offer in person therapy in London that quickly and effectively deals with mental wellbeing and emotional issues. Clients come to see me when they want fast, effective therapy for stress and anxiety, to deal with life transitions, depression, phobias, trauma, weight management, career and relationship issues. You can expect to think and feel in new and helpful ways after every single session. Our work together will be tailored to address what is important to you, and we will go at the pace you find most comfortable.
020 3835 4669 View 020 3835 4669
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Neville Perrett
Counsellor, MA
Verified Verified
London EC1N
Counselling/Psychotherapy can help us understand better how we behave, what motivates us, and how past experiences can affect current behaviour. By expressing whatever is uppermost in our mind, feelings, thoughts, wishes, fears, memories and dreams can be explored within the safety of the therapeutic relationship. The aim being to enable us to find more appropriate ways of coping with our difficulties and to bring about changes in our thinking, feeling and behaviour. Through exploration therapy hopes to enable us to live a more fulfilling life and reach our full potential in the face of life's limitations.
Counselling/Psychotherapy can help us understand better how we behave, what motivates us, and how past experiences can affect current behaviour. By expressing whatever is uppermost in our mind, feelings, thoughts, wishes, fears, memories and dreams can be explored within the safety of the therapeutic relationship. The aim being to enable us to find more appropriate ways of coping with our difficulties and to bring about changes in our thinking, feeling and behaviour. Through exploration therapy hopes to enable us to live a more fulfilling life and reach our full potential in the face of life's limitations.
020 3984 9843 View 020 3984 9843
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in London

3,000+

Average cost per session

£75

Counsellors in London who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
86% Depression
84% Self Esteem
81% Relationship Issues
79% Stress
66% Trauma and PTSD
63% Bereavement

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

70% Aviva
64% AXA PPP
57% 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.