Counselling in Earls Court, London

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Marine Vernet
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW3  (Online Only)
Therapy can be a courageous yet sometimes daunting experience. I tailor my approach to each client and am here to facilitate your journey through any challenges and towards making choices aligned with your values, and discovering your true, authentic self. I offer a safe and empathetic space for individuals seeking deeper self-understanding and personal development. With a comprehensive background in psychology and philosophy, and a diploma in psychosexual therapy, I am committed to guiding clients through a transformative process that honours their unique experiences.
Therapy can be a courageous yet sometimes daunting experience. I tailor my approach to each client and am here to facilitate your journey through any challenges and towards making choices aligned with your values, and discovering your true, authentic self. I offer a safe and empathetic space for individuals seeking deeper self-understanding and personal development. With a comprehensive background in psychology and philosophy, and a diploma in psychosexual therapy, I am committed to guiding clients through a transformative process that honours their unique experiences.
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Alexander Morriss
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London W8
I believe that we all have a deep need to be understood; the feeling that another human being gets it. For some of us, that feeling is all too rare. Without it, our lives can become deeply unfulfilling, painful and hard, and we can feel let down by others, hurt and alone.  Sometimes we don't even understand for ourselves why things are so difficult.  Perhaps we've become trapped by events of the past, or can’t imagine a new future because the present is so intolerable. Faced with this, we can turn to ways of being that, although they helped initially perhaps, over time just made things worse.
I believe that we all have a deep need to be understood; the feeling that another human being gets it. For some of us, that feeling is all too rare. Without it, our lives can become deeply unfulfilling, painful and hard, and we can feel let down by others, hurt and alone.  Sometimes we don't even understand for ourselves why things are so difficult.  Perhaps we've become trapped by events of the past, or can’t imagine a new future because the present is so intolerable. Faced with this, we can turn to ways of being that, although they helped initially perhaps, over time just made things worse.
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Elisabeth Marriner
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW7  (Online Only)
Feeling left behind? Is you partnership in trouble, resentments becoming unmanageable, fights getting worse and affecting your children. Are you missing the trust and intimacy you once had? Is a sexual difficulty preventing you from finding a partner or is sex a thing of the past in your relationship? I work with individuals and couples who want to thrive not just survive
Feeling left behind? Is you partnership in trouble, resentments becoming unmanageable, fights getting worse and affecting your children. Are you missing the trust and intimacy you once had? Is a sexual difficulty preventing you from finding a partner or is sex a thing of the past in your relationship? I work with individuals and couples who want to thrive not just survive
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Ineta Kokorisa
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW5
You are unique and need to be understood in your own context! I work with people from all different backgrounds and with a diverse range of problems. In therapy, I support growth and a fuller self-expression through body awareness, creative experimentation, and the use of mindfulness techniques. Life throws many things at us which can knock us off our feet. Many of my clients have come to counselling feeling anxious, sad, frustrated, lonely, angry, depressed, feeling lost, experiencing relationship difficulties, or just really stuck and in each case, we have been able to work together to change those feelings.
You are unique and need to be understood in your own context! I work with people from all different backgrounds and with a diverse range of problems. In therapy, I support growth and a fuller self-expression through body awareness, creative experimentation, and the use of mindfulness techniques. Life throws many things at us which can knock us off our feet. Many of my clients have come to counselling feeling anxious, sad, frustrated, lonely, angry, depressed, feeling lost, experiencing relationship difficulties, or just really stuck and in each case, we have been able to work together to change those feelings.
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Pashmina Nanwani
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London W14  (Online Only)
My name is Pashmina, I am an experienced Relational Counsellor and Psychotherapist. I am Indian by origin, and have lived in Africa, Spain, Middle East and the UK. With my experience and London being so ethnically diverse, cultural and social differences play a huge role in my practice and continues to be an area of focus. I have gained experience of working with anxiety, trauma, depression, relationship issues, and many other issues. I continue to work with clients at a centre affiliated with the NHS and as well as clients in my private practice. I offer both short-term and open ended therapy.
My name is Pashmina, I am an experienced Relational Counsellor and Psychotherapist. I am Indian by origin, and have lived in Africa, Spain, Middle East and the UK. With my experience and London being so ethnically diverse, cultural and social differences play a huge role in my practice and continues to be an area of focus. I have gained experience of working with anxiety, trauma, depression, relationship issues, and many other issues. I continue to work with clients at a centre affiliated with the NHS and as well as clients in my private practice. I offer both short-term and open ended therapy.
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Merve Bayer Counseling
Psychologist, MSc, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW7
Üzüntüyü,hüznü ya da kederi hayatımızdan tamamen çıkaramayız.Beklenmedik olaylar olur,istenmeyen olaylar yaşanır,durumlar ve kişiler değişir. Nasıl ki uykumuz geliyor ve yorgun oluyorsak, nasıl ki acıkıyor ve susuyorsak, bazen çok iyi haberler alıyor ve bazen derin kayıplar yaşıyorsak, bazen gülüyor bazen ağlıyorsak duygularımız, ihtiyaçlarımız ve deneyimlediklerimiz anlık olarak değişir, gelip geçer... Önemli olan bu duyguların ne kadar sürdüğü ve bizi ne kadar etkilediğidir... Yağan yağmurdan sonra hiç gökkuşağı çıkmıyor, güneş tekrar parıldamıyor, ağaçlar yeniden çiçek açmıyorsa sizin için iklim değişmiş demektir.
Üzüntüyü,hüznü ya da kederi hayatımızdan tamamen çıkaramayız.Beklenmedik olaylar olur,istenmeyen olaylar yaşanır,durumlar ve kişiler değişir. Nasıl ki uykumuz geliyor ve yorgun oluyorsak, nasıl ki acıkıyor ve susuyorsak, bazen çok iyi haberler alıyor ve bazen derin kayıplar yaşıyorsak, bazen gülüyor bazen ağlıyorsak duygularımız, ihtiyaçlarımız ve deneyimlediklerimiz anlık olarak değişir, gelip geçer... Önemli olan bu duyguların ne kadar sürdüğü ve bizi ne kadar etkilediğidir... Yağan yağmurdan sonra hiç gökkuşağı çıkmıyor, güneş tekrar parıldamıyor, ağaçlar yeniden çiçek açmıyorsa sizin için iklim değişmiş demektir.
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Dr Sonia Borghino
Psychologist, MSc, CPsychol
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW5
I am a licensed Psychologist registered with the BPS and HCPC. I worked in a clinical setting for over 22 years with a variety of client groups including community, outpatients and inpatients hospital. I have worked extensively with clients with mental disorders and neuro-developmental conditions even when these are strongly affected by childhood trauma. I offer talking therapy and also a unique approach to health and wellness including EMDR, neurofeedback an body biofeedback technology to help the body and the brain to better self-regulate and heal naturally without medication or with less reliance on medication.
I am a licensed Psychologist registered with the BPS and HCPC. I worked in a clinical setting for over 22 years with a variety of client groups including community, outpatients and inpatients hospital. I have worked extensively with clients with mental disorders and neuro-developmental conditions even when these are strongly affected by childhood trauma. I offer talking therapy and also a unique approach to health and wellness including EMDR, neurofeedback an body biofeedback technology to help the body and the brain to better self-regulate and heal naturally without medication or with less reliance on medication.
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Photo of Rosana Silva, Psychotherapist in Earls Court, London, England
Rosana Silva
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW7
I’m an experienced psychotherapist & counsellor offering individual therapy; I provide both short-term and open-ended therapy. Alongside my private practice, I work at a community counselling in Waterloo. I have experience working with a wide range of issues and have helped people from various nationalities, backgrounds, ethnicities, religions, genders, and sexual orientations. I have previously worked at the Holloway prison in London, YMCA, for institutions in Greece, India, and Nepal. My extensive experience working with various people and presentations supports my understanding and compassion of mental and physical conditions.
I’m an experienced psychotherapist & counsellor offering individual therapy; I provide both short-term and open-ended therapy. Alongside my private practice, I work at a community counselling in Waterloo. I have experience working with a wide range of issues and have helped people from various nationalities, backgrounds, ethnicities, religions, genders, and sexual orientations. I have previously worked at the Holloway prison in London, YMCA, for institutions in Greece, India, and Nepal. My extensive experience working with various people and presentations supports my understanding and compassion of mental and physical conditions.
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Serena Fianco
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Earls Court, London W8
My approach to therapy is existential-phenomenological, but my training is integrative and I draw on psychodynamic and person-centred models of therapy as well as CBT whenever I feel they may be helpful to my clients. I gained my MA in Psychotherapy at Regent’s University’s School of Psychotherapy & Counselling Psychology in London where I wrote a dissertation on the experience of regret as a catalyst for change. I have and Advanced Diploma in Existential Psychotherapy and existential philosophy tends to influence the way I look at the world. I am bilingual and practice in English and Italian.
My approach to therapy is existential-phenomenological, but my training is integrative and I draw on psychodynamic and person-centred models of therapy as well as CBT whenever I feel they may be helpful to my clients. I gained my MA in Psychotherapy at Regent’s University’s School of Psychotherapy & Counselling Psychology in London where I wrote a dissertation on the experience of regret as a catalyst for change. I have and Advanced Diploma in Existential Psychotherapy and existential philosophy tends to influence the way I look at the world. I am bilingual and practice in English and Italian.
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Photo of Ashleen Neeson, Psychotherapist in Earls Court, London, England
Ashleen Neeson
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW7
Sometimes life can be challenging and we don’t know where to turn. Maybe you and your loved ones are fighting a lot or perhaps not communicating at all? Do you always think the worst about a situation or yourself? Are you comfortable in your own skin? You may want to become more confident or assertive in expressing yourself, saying what you really think without fear. Maybe past events or traumas are preventing you from moving forward and living the happy life that you want. No matter what your situation is, counselling can help create a safe space for you to feel free and help you through even the most difficult of times.
Sometimes life can be challenging and we don’t know where to turn. Maybe you and your loved ones are fighting a lot or perhaps not communicating at all? Do you always think the worst about a situation or yourself? Are you comfortable in your own skin? You may want to become more confident or assertive in expressing yourself, saying what you really think without fear. Maybe past events or traumas are preventing you from moving forward and living the happy life that you want. No matter what your situation is, counselling can help create a safe space for you to feel free and help you through even the most difficult of times.
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Kathleen King
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, BACP
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London W14
I offer a confidential space and time to talk, explore feelings and deal with uncertainties or current problems in one’s life. Through our time we will explore together and bring an awareness of your inner world to help make sense out of your particular circumstances that are bringing you concern. I will offer you an empathic, warm, and non-judgmental space to listen to you. Through our reflections we can, together, help you find ways to work through your problems, and become more able and self-aware to cope in your future life. My practice is professional and confidential. I respect and am open to diversity and differences.
I offer a confidential space and time to talk, explore feelings and deal with uncertainties or current problems in one’s life. Through our time we will explore together and bring an awareness of your inner world to help make sense out of your particular circumstances that are bringing you concern. I will offer you an empathic, warm, and non-judgmental space to listen to you. Through our reflections we can, together, help you find ways to work through your problems, and become more able and self-aware to cope in your future life. My practice is professional and confidential. I respect and am open to diversity and differences.
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Brick Lane counselling
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London W8
I am a BACP accredited psychotherapist, counsellor and clinical supervisor with experience counselling people with a wide range of emotional and mental health issues in various settings in the public sector, sexual health organisations and psychiatric units. My main specialities are sexual health, sexual identity, gender issues and depression. I work primarily via Skype.
I am a BACP accredited psychotherapist, counsellor and clinical supervisor with experience counselling people with a wide range of emotional and mental health issues in various settings in the public sector, sexual health organisations and psychiatric units. My main specialities are sexual health, sexual identity, gender issues and depression. I work primarily via Skype.
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Promis Clinics
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW7
We offer intensive residential treatment with 24-hour nursing and medical care alongside psychological, psychotherapeutic and psychiatric services all within a caring and stylish homely environment.
We offer intensive residential treatment with 24-hour nursing and medical care alongside psychological, psychotherapeutic and psychiatric services all within a caring and stylish homely environment.
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Dr Lea Beretti
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW5
Sometimes life can make you feel like you’re not yourself, but you’re not quite sure how to change. Whether you are feeling stressed, anxious, sad or dealing with relationship difficulties, I am here to help you identify the root causes of your issues and help you work on becoming the best version of yourself. My approach centres around the idea that our views of ourselves and the world around us are interconnected, and I use this knowledge to promote healing and growth.
Sometimes life can make you feel like you’re not yourself, but you’re not quite sure how to change. Whether you are feeling stressed, anxious, sad or dealing with relationship difficulties, I am here to help you identify the root causes of your issues and help you work on becoming the best version of yourself. My approach centres around the idea that our views of ourselves and the world around us are interconnected, and I use this knowledge to promote healing and growth.
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Christelle Ntow
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW7  (Online Only)
I am an Integrative therapist trained in working with individuals and couples. I understand what it feels like to feel isolated and alone with your problems, I also understand what it feels like to be weary of seeking external support and the worry that may come with trying to find the ‘right’ therapist. I have a passion for supporting people from all walks of life, and together we can work towards you learning more about yourself and being able to use that knowledge to improve the way you manage difficult situations and emotions.
I am an Integrative therapist trained in working with individuals and couples. I understand what it feels like to feel isolated and alone with your problems, I also understand what it feels like to be weary of seeking external support and the worry that may come with trying to find the ‘right’ therapist. I have a passion for supporting people from all walks of life, and together we can work towards you learning more about yourself and being able to use that knowledge to improve the way you manage difficult situations and emotions.
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Zehra Ali
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London W8  (Online Only)
I am Zehra, a registered psychotherapist working in private practice. My approach to therapy is pluralistic/integrative where I tailor our work according to your therapeutic needs and goals. I specialise in working with loss and grief which includes bereavement and death but also loss of self/identity through significant life changes such as the end of a relationship(s), changes in physical and mental health due to chronic illness and life transitions such as moving countries or settling into university or work. Other sub-specialisations of mine include working with anxiety, depression and relational trauma (childhood and adult).
I am Zehra, a registered psychotherapist working in private practice. My approach to therapy is pluralistic/integrative where I tailor our work according to your therapeutic needs and goals. I specialise in working with loss and grief which includes bereavement and death but also loss of self/identity through significant life changes such as the end of a relationship(s), changes in physical and mental health due to chronic illness and life transitions such as moving countries or settling into university or work. Other sub-specialisations of mine include working with anxiety, depression and relational trauma (childhood and adult).
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Matthew Meegan
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Earls Court, London SW5
Matthew is a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP). He is also Intensively Trained and experienced in providing Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and, an Ordinary Member of the Society for DBT (MSfDBT). Matthew is currently training in Schema Therapy and seeking online clients to work with. He is able to offer a reduced fee to clients who may benefit from Schema Therapy (this includes clients with long standing challenges, that have a developmental history/causes, and that may have not been greatly helped by other ways of working)
Matthew is a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP). He is also Intensively Trained and experienced in providing Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and, an Ordinary Member of the Society for DBT (MSfDBT). Matthew is currently training in Schema Therapy and seeking online clients to work with. He is able to offer a reduced fee to clients who may benefit from Schema Therapy (this includes clients with long standing challenges, that have a developmental history/causes, and that may have not been greatly helped by other ways of working)
020 3917 4186 View 020 3917 4186
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Sandra Harewood
Counsellor, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW7
Feeling unhappy, lost, and lonely in your marriage? It can be challenging to maintain your energy and self-confidence while navigating these emotions, leading to a sense of disconnection. If thoughts of divorce keep you awake at 3:17 am and your relationship consumes your thoughts, seeking support can help you reconnect. Through personal growth and self-awareness, both you and your partner can gain a deeper understanding of each other, fostering a stronger connection and mutual understanding.
Feeling unhappy, lost, and lonely in your marriage? It can be challenging to maintain your energy and self-confidence while navigating these emotions, leading to a sense of disconnection. If thoughts of divorce keep you awake at 3:17 am and your relationship consumes your thoughts, seeking support can help you reconnect. Through personal growth and self-awareness, both you and your partner can gain a deeper understanding of each other, fostering a stronger connection and mutual understanding.
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Dr Sian Morris
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW7
Fully accredited Counselling Psychologist and Psychotherapist offering individual therapy in South West London. I have extensive experience working with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and relational concerns. My priority to is to build a containing and supportive therapeutic relationship which creates a space for honest discussion and exploration. Psychological difficulties take many forms and people often convey that something is 'not quite right.' These difficulties can take us by surprise and often emerge when 'everything should be okay.'
Fully accredited Counselling Psychologist and Psychotherapist offering individual therapy in South West London. I have extensive experience working with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and relational concerns. My priority to is to build a containing and supportive therapeutic relationship which creates a space for honest discussion and exploration. Psychological difficulties take many forms and people often convey that something is 'not quite right.' These difficulties can take us by surprise and often emerge when 'everything should be okay.'
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Diyala Souob
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap.
Verified Verified
Earls Court, London SW5  (Online Only)
Do you get road rage? Do you swear when angry? Has anger damaged your relationship/s? Do you suffer angrily in silence? Is your anger causing you depression? Anger is a symptom and often has its deep roots in childhood experiences, especially in situations where there was a withdrawal of love or emotional neglect. The foundation of our emotional regulation and expression is often laid during our early childhood. We have emotional needs for affection, attention, and validation. When these needs go unmet, anger can become a coping mechanism.
Do you get road rage? Do you swear when angry? Has anger damaged your relationship/s? Do you suffer angrily in silence? Is your anger causing you depression? Anger is a symptom and often has its deep roots in childhood experiences, especially in situations where there was a withdrawal of love or emotional neglect. The foundation of our emotional regulation and expression is often laid during our early childhood. We have emotional needs for affection, attention, and validation. When these needs go unmet, anger can become a coping mechanism.
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Number of Counsellors in Earls Court, London

200+

Average cost per session

£80

Counsellors in Earls Court, London who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
90% Self Esteem
88% Depression
86% Stress
85% Relationship Issues
69% Trauma and PTSD
64% Bereavement

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

77% Aviva
71% AXA PPP
56% Vitality

How Counsellors in Earls Court, London see their clients

70% In Person and Online
30% Online Only

Gender breakdown

77% Female
22% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Earls Court, 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.

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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.