Counselling in Kensal Green, London

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Murielle Jean-Baptiste
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10
Not accepting new clients
Welcome... there are many reasons to choose counselling; From a variety of difficulties such as anxiety, depression, bereavement, sexuality, challenging relationships and many more. Or maybe self-development goals, removing the barriers that hold you back from self-actualisation and reaching your fullest expression of yourself. Whatever your reasons for reaching out I would hold a safe and gentle space for you be deeply heard. Here you can truly be yourself without judgement, to explore or process difficult feelings, view different perspectives or options and help facilitate the changes you want to see.
Welcome... there are many reasons to choose counselling; From a variety of difficulties such as anxiety, depression, bereavement, sexuality, challenging relationships and many more. Or maybe self-development goals, removing the barriers that hold you back from self-actualisation and reaching your fullest expression of yourself. Whatever your reasons for reaching out I would hold a safe and gentle space for you be deeply heard. Here you can truly be yourself without judgement, to explore or process difficult feelings, view different perspectives or options and help facilitate the changes you want to see.
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GN Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10  (Online Only)
My name is Gorana. I am a BACP registered integrative therapist providing a warm, respectful and non-judgemental space that allows you to tell your story and be truly seen and heard. Our therapeutic relationship is unique and it is my belief that connection, compassion and focus on your needs hold the key to your healing and growth. Living is complicated, lives are messy, and relationships are really difficult. Our saving grace is our unique capacity to reflect and expand our self-awareness, and this alone can help us grow and live richer and more fulfilling lives, irrespective of the mess we were born into or fell into.
My name is Gorana. I am a BACP registered integrative therapist providing a warm, respectful and non-judgemental space that allows you to tell your story and be truly seen and heard. Our therapeutic relationship is unique and it is my belief that connection, compassion and focus on your needs hold the key to your healing and growth. Living is complicated, lives are messy, and relationships are really difficult. Our saving grace is our unique capacity to reflect and expand our self-awareness, and this alone can help us grow and live richer and more fulfilling lives, irrespective of the mess we were born into or fell into.
020 3948 4026 View 020 3948 4026
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Anna Gray
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Kensal Green, London NW10
Not accepting new clients
Hello. Do you need some support right now? You may be dealing with feeling lost or overwhelmed, new changes, or perhaps old feelings that have reopened. I offer a calm and accepting presence, and I believe in the value of reconnecting to yourself and someone else: having the time and someone supportive to talk things through with could help you reduce overwhelm, find perspective, and develop your self-acceptance and confidence.
Hello. Do you need some support right now? You may be dealing with feeling lost or overwhelmed, new changes, or perhaps old feelings that have reopened. I offer a calm and accepting presence, and I believe in the value of reconnecting to yourself and someone else: having the time and someone supportive to talk things through with could help you reduce overwhelm, find perspective, and develop your self-acceptance and confidence.
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Hester Alison Ford ( Moy)
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap.
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10
Art Therapy is a readily accessible, gentle and effective form of therapy. It is suitable for individuals of any age who are experiencing a wide range of emotional and wellbeing challenges. You may be struggling with personal or family relationships, work related stress, mental health, past childhood trauma, loss, bereavement, identity, addiction issues; or be a very concerned parent reaching out for help for your child or teen who's additional SEN's, mental health, behaviour, school/ social difficulties, adverse childhood experiences are requiring a sensitive, creative and nuanced approach to their support and treatment.
Art Therapy is a readily accessible, gentle and effective form of therapy. It is suitable for individuals of any age who are experiencing a wide range of emotional and wellbeing challenges. You may be struggling with personal or family relationships, work related stress, mental health, past childhood trauma, loss, bereavement, identity, addiction issues; or be a very concerned parent reaching out for help for your child or teen who's additional SEN's, mental health, behaviour, school/ social difficulties, adverse childhood experiences are requiring a sensitive, creative and nuanced approach to their support and treatment.
020 4524 3170 View 020 4524 3170
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Miranda Pleasence
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10
We seek therapy for many reasons. I welcome anything you wish to bring from anxiety, to trauma, grief, ptsd, shame and life crisis or indeed the difficulties you may have faced within this last year and a half. I offer a safe space to explore your current life struggles. I will walk by your side as you uncover a greater sense of ease, self understanding and indeed joy. We will find the repeating limiting themes you encounter and work to understand them and reintegrate the parts that suffered and froze along the way. I endeavour to provide a secure base for you to experience.
We seek therapy for many reasons. I welcome anything you wish to bring from anxiety, to trauma, grief, ptsd, shame and life crisis or indeed the difficulties you may have faced within this last year and a half. I offer a safe space to explore your current life struggles. I will walk by your side as you uncover a greater sense of ease, self understanding and indeed joy. We will find the repeating limiting themes you encounter and work to understand them and reintegrate the parts that suffered and froze along the way. I endeavour to provide a secure base for you to experience.
020 4538 6245 View 020 4538 6245
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Louise Felix
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
If you are reading this, you are at a point in your life where you recognise a need of support to get back on track. You maybe feeling overwhelmed, struggling to function, feeling stuck, and as a result feeling at odds with where you want to be in your life. Or, are you are a couple reading this because you’re struggling in your relationship- not knowing how to communicate and interact to each other. I am glad that you have taken steps towards making a change.
If you are reading this, you are at a point in your life where you recognise a need of support to get back on track. You maybe feeling overwhelmed, struggling to function, feeling stuck, and as a result feeling at odds with where you want to be in your life. Or, are you are a couple reading this because you’re struggling in your relationship- not knowing how to communicate and interact to each other. I am glad that you have taken steps towards making a change.
020 4538 7144 View 020 4538 7144
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Laura Cillo
Psychotherapist, MSc, BACP
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10
I am a BACP licensed Counselling Psychotherapist. I offer a safe and confidential space for both short-term and long-term relational therapy. I am warm and down to earth in my approach, and I aim to provide a therapeutic space whereby you will feel seen and heard and safe to explore. I draw from a variety of theories depending on your needs as an individual but my focus is on the relationship; it is my belief that this is where the healing can be found.
I am a BACP licensed Counselling Psychotherapist. I offer a safe and confidential space for both short-term and long-term relational therapy. I am warm and down to earth in my approach, and I aim to provide a therapeutic space whereby you will feel seen and heard and safe to explore. I draw from a variety of theories depending on your needs as an individual but my focus is on the relationship; it is my belief that this is where the healing can be found.
020 4538 5791 View 020 4538 5791
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Sensing Self Therapy
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap.
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10
If you have found your way to this page, there is every possibility that you are looking for help in some way. Life challenges us in unexpected ways and sometimes we might need more support to find our way through. You may be feeling a loss of meaning, or experiencing symptoms such as depression, anxiety, addiction or grief. Or you may be ready to continue with your own journey of self-awareness. I strongly believe that there is a wisdom and resilience in each person, but it can often be hidden. The therapeutic relationship is key to recovering our resources.I integrate Psychotherapy and body-centred approaches to healing.
If you have found your way to this page, there is every possibility that you are looking for help in some way. Life challenges us in unexpected ways and sometimes we might need more support to find our way through. You may be feeling a loss of meaning, or experiencing symptoms such as depression, anxiety, addiction or grief. Or you may be ready to continue with your own journey of self-awareness. I strongly believe that there is a wisdom and resilience in each person, but it can often be hidden. The therapeutic relationship is key to recovering our resources.I integrate Psychotherapy and body-centred approaches to healing.
020 3389 9807 View 020 3389 9807
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Caryl Hughes
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW6
My ideal client will be hungry to look at and into themselves in the face of whatever brings them to therapy, and will want to work through their challenges to identify ways of moving forward. Perhaps you feel adrift in a current relationship, or following a break-up; you may be grieving a loved one; you may feel that you lack purpose. Whatever it is, I believe that knowing ourselves better can help us find alternative ways of thinking and feeling, and can help us avoid falling into the same old patterns of behaviour. That you are here looking for a therapist means that you want something to change, a hugely important first step.
My ideal client will be hungry to look at and into themselves in the face of whatever brings them to therapy, and will want to work through their challenges to identify ways of moving forward. Perhaps you feel adrift in a current relationship, or following a break-up; you may be grieving a loved one; you may feel that you lack purpose. Whatever it is, I believe that knowing ourselves better can help us find alternative ways of thinking and feeling, and can help us avoid falling into the same old patterns of behaviour. That you are here looking for a therapist means that you want something to change, a hugely important first step.
020 3871 3281 View 020 3871 3281
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Sally Turberville Smith
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW2
I'm an expereinced psychotherapist/counsellor specialising in relationship issues. I work with individuals and couples who want to understand themselves and their behaviours better in order that they may enjoy happier, more fulfilling and less stressful lives. I can also help if you are suffering or have been diagnosed with any of the folowing: anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, co-dependency, borderline personality disorder, ADHD or eating disorders/binge eating. I can also help you fulfill your potential if you are struggling with work related stress or a toxic workplace or culture. I also regularly run women's therapy groups.
I'm an expereinced psychotherapist/counsellor specialising in relationship issues. I work with individuals and couples who want to understand themselves and their behaviours better in order that they may enjoy happier, more fulfilling and less stressful lives. I can also help if you are suffering or have been diagnosed with any of the folowing: anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, co-dependency, borderline personality disorder, ADHD or eating disorders/binge eating. I can also help you fulfill your potential if you are struggling with work related stress or a toxic workplace or culture. I also regularly run women's therapy groups.
020 3763 8654 View 020 3763 8654
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Dr Camilla Cookson
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10  (Online Only)
Dr Camilla Cookson is a specialist Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of clinical experience working across various mental health settings within the NHS. She currently works as a Senior Clinical Psychologist in a London NHS Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and is an Associate of the Fitzrovia Psychology Clinic private practice. She is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). Please find out more about Camilla at www.drcamillacookson.com
Dr Camilla Cookson is a specialist Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of clinical experience working across various mental health settings within the NHS. She currently works as a Senior Clinical Psychologist in a London NHS Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and is an Associate of the Fitzrovia Psychology Clinic private practice. She is registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC). Please find out more about Camilla at www.drcamillacookson.com
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Avantika Bhatia
Psychotherapist, PhD, MBACP
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10
I understand how it can feel challenging to begin work with a therapist, and I aim to create a space that feels safe, accepting and non-judgmental. I work closely with clients to understand their goals, so I can tailor treatment plans based on each client's unique needs. I focus on deepening my clients' understanding of themselves, with the goal of helping clients experience the sense of empowerment and freedom that often accompanies deeper self understanding. I have helped clients with a range of concerns, such as relationship difficulties, women's health, parental concerns, anxiety, life-transitions, grief and loss, depression
I understand how it can feel challenging to begin work with a therapist, and I aim to create a space that feels safe, accepting and non-judgmental. I work closely with clients to understand their goals, so I can tailor treatment plans based on each client's unique needs. I focus on deepening my clients' understanding of themselves, with the goal of helping clients experience the sense of empowerment and freedom that often accompanies deeper self understanding. I have helped clients with a range of concerns, such as relationship difficulties, women's health, parental concerns, anxiety, life-transitions, grief and loss, depression
020 3959 7384 View 020 3959 7384
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Sheila Levi
Psychotherapist, PhD, BPC
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW2
I am a BPC accredited chartered clinical psychologist; ACP accredited senior child and adolescent psychotherapist; and IPA accredited adult psychoanalyst with 30 years of clinical experience. I lived and practiced in different cultures, have many years of NHS experience and continue teaching for many years in Birkbeck University psychology department.
I am a BPC accredited chartered clinical psychologist; ACP accredited senior child and adolescent psychotherapist; and IPA accredited adult psychoanalyst with 30 years of clinical experience. I lived and practiced in different cultures, have many years of NHS experience and continue teaching for many years in Birkbeck University psychology department.
020 3910 8270 View 020 3910 8270
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Andrew Lockhart
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10
I am an experienced psychotherapist registered with the UKCP and BACP. I work in Paddington and Kensal Green in London, and work remotely (online and phone). I offer an empathetic presence as a therapist, and will work with you and your issues according to your specific needs. "Andrew knew just how much, and in what ways to challenge me, and I cannot recommend him highly enough". Sarah, 2017.
I am an experienced psychotherapist registered with the UKCP and BACP. I work in Paddington and Kensal Green in London, and work remotely (online and phone). I offer an empathetic presence as a therapist, and will work with you and your issues according to your specific needs. "Andrew knew just how much, and in what ways to challenge me, and I cannot recommend him highly enough". Sarah, 2017.
020 8106 2172 View 020 8106 2172
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Emily Cole
Psychotherapist, MSc, UKCP Trainee
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10
I offer a welcoming, non-judgemental therapeutic relationship where every part of your experience is held in a safe and supportive environment. Here you will be supported to meet life's challenges and to connect with your potential to live more fully and with more ease. I invite you to get in touch to arrange an initial session where we can explore what it is that’s bringing you to therapy and begin to understand how we might work with this together. Initial sessions are offered at a reduced fee of £40.
I offer a welcoming, non-judgemental therapeutic relationship where every part of your experience is held in a safe and supportive environment. Here you will be supported to meet life's challenges and to connect with your potential to live more fully and with more ease. I invite you to get in touch to arrange an initial session where we can explore what it is that’s bringing you to therapy and begin to understand how we might work with this together. Initial sessions are offered at a reduced fee of £40.
020 4538 2137 View 020 4538 2137
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Morgan Sebode
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10
As a Humanistic counsellor, I believe that every human being strives to become the best version of themselves and is capable of it. You may be feeling anxious, overwhelmed or depressed. You may be feeling lost, looking for meaning or going through difficult times. Together we can create a safe space where you feel comfortable reflecting on aspects of your identity as well as exploring any challenges you may be facing. It is a place where you can revisit past events, and plan for the future
As a Humanistic counsellor, I believe that every human being strives to become the best version of themselves and is capable of it. You may be feeling anxious, overwhelmed or depressed. You may be feeling lost, looking for meaning or going through difficult times. Together we can create a safe space where you feel comfortable reflecting on aspects of your identity as well as exploring any challenges you may be facing. It is a place where you can revisit past events, and plan for the future
020 4538 9324 View 020 4538 9324
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Emma Davis
Psychotherapist, COSRT General
Verified
Kensal Green, London NW10
With over two decades of experience as an integrative therapist, I have dedicated my career to helping individuals and couples navigate the complexities of fertility, reproductive health, pregnancy, psychosexual challenges, and relationship issues. In 2003, I established a groundbreaking clinic in London that specialised in these fields using a variety of modalities. My therapeutic style is rooted in empathy, holism, rational emotional behavioural therapy (CBT model) and a person-centred approach. I draw upon a diverse range of techniques to delve into the underlying roots of any issue. I am also certified hypnotherapist.
With over two decades of experience as an integrative therapist, I have dedicated my career to helping individuals and couples navigate the complexities of fertility, reproductive health, pregnancy, psychosexual challenges, and relationship issues. In 2003, I established a groundbreaking clinic in London that specialised in these fields using a variety of modalities. My therapeutic style is rooted in empathy, holism, rational emotional behavioural therapy (CBT model) and a person-centred approach. I draw upon a diverse range of techniques to delve into the underlying roots of any issue. I am also certified hypnotherapist.
020 3984 7639 View 020 3984 7639
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Anna Maratos
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Kensal Green, London W10
Hi there - I work with a range of people - some are feeling unhappy, stuck, unsure why. Others can’t work out how they can be so successful at work but a mess at relationships! Many people come wanting to stop people pleasing and start being more authentic.
Hi there - I work with a range of people - some are feeling unhappy, stuck, unsure why. Others can’t work out how they can be so successful at work but a mess at relationships! Many people come wanting to stop people pleasing and start being more authentic.
020 4538 2735 View 020 4538 2735

Online Therapists

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Susanna Charlotte Bouchard
Counsellor, BACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Hello, my name is Sue and I am a warm and friendly professionally qualified counsellor, based in east London. I am available for face to face, online or telephone counselling and would be happy to answer any questions you might have. My approach emphasises on helping clients to better understand themselves and be more confident in the choices they make and the way they think and feel. I strive to help clients with understanding their thoughts feeling and behaviour to feel empowered and more in control of there lives.
Hello, my name is Sue and I am a warm and friendly professionally qualified counsellor, based in east London. I am available for face to face, online or telephone counselling and would be happy to answer any questions you might have. My approach emphasises on helping clients to better understand themselves and be more confident in the choices they make and the way they think and feel. I strive to help clients with understanding their thoughts feeling and behaviour to feel empowered and more in control of there lives.
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Nakita Jangra
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Whatever may be troubling you, I can help. Our lives are impacted by our history, culture, social circumstances, friendships and a whole host of other factors. These aspects condition us to respond and interact with people and situations in our lives in very particular ways. My work with you would be to understand your life from your unique perspective and help you get in touch with a more resourced part of yourself, which is beyond the psychological and social conditioning, to help you overcome any difficulties or challenges you may be facing.
Whatever may be troubling you, I can help. Our lives are impacted by our history, culture, social circumstances, friendships and a whole host of other factors. These aspects condition us to respond and interact with people and situations in our lives in very particular ways. My work with you would be to understand your life from your unique perspective and help you get in touch with a more resourced part of yourself, which is beyond the psychological and social conditioning, to help you overcome any difficulties or challenges you may be facing.
020 3871 8591 View 020 3871 8591

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Kensal Green, London

10+

Average cost per session

£70

Counsellors in Kensal Green, London who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
94% Self Esteem
89% Relationship Issues
89% Stress
83% Depression
78% Life Transitions
61% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

15 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

50% Aviva
50% AXA PPP
50% Vitality

How Counsellors in Kensal Green, London see their clients

84% In Person and Online
16% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
18% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Kensal Green, 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.