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Photo of Oksana Roberts - Neurodiversity Affirming Psychotherapist , MSc, Psychotherapist
Neurodiversity Affirming Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, MSc
Verified Verified
Manchester M16
I am proudly a combination of Autistic and ADHD. AuDHD has a nice ring to it. I draw on 14 years of experience in private practice as well as lived experience of being neurodivergent. I specialise in working with sensitive souls, Autism, ADHD. I work with clients who fall into what used to be the Asperger category of Autism. Although these people are considered to be high functioning, I am careful using this term. It can cover up the deep seated struggles under the facade of “doing well”.
I am proudly a combination of Autistic and ADHD. AuDHD has a nice ring to it. I draw on 14 years of experience in private practice as well as lived experience of being neurodivergent. I specialise in working with sensitive souls, Autism, ADHD. I work with clients who fall into what used to be the Asperger category of Autism. Although these people are considered to be high functioning, I am careful using this term. It can cover up the deep seated struggles under the facade of “doing well”.
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Roger Harrison
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Manchester M13
Expert effective help for those who are:- sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, or with problem alcohol, drugs, porn, sex, chemsex, controlling their life, or they are overwhelmed by anxiety, low mood, or a lack of interest in life they cannot 'shake off’. Others realise they are not ‘straight’, and struggle with painful shame around their sexuality. If you can relate to some of these feelings or experiences then I can help you identify and bring about positive change and a greater sense of being OK more of the time. I draw on my lived experiences and year's of extensive training to be Safe, Confidential and Effective for you.
Expert effective help for those who are:- sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, or with problem alcohol, drugs, porn, sex, chemsex, controlling their life, or they are overwhelmed by anxiety, low mood, or a lack of interest in life they cannot 'shake off’. Others realise they are not ‘straight’, and struggle with painful shame around their sexuality. If you can relate to some of these feelings or experiences then I can help you identify and bring about positive change and a greater sense of being OK more of the time. I draw on my lived experiences and year's of extensive training to be Safe, Confidential and Effective for you.
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Dr Kelly Savery
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
12 Endorsed
Manchester M3
If you are a trauma survivor, I see you. I’m here for you. I provide a safe space to explore what happened to you. Together, we’ll find ways to manage the psychological and physiological distress that is a result of trauma. You are not alone. My collaborative process creates a safe space for you to work through your traumatic experience(s) and come out stronger on the other side. I will empower you to make choices to live your life in accordance with your values and beliefs. I am an inclusive therapist and work with everyone who has experienced trauma, including marginalized and under-represented groups of people.
If you are a trauma survivor, I see you. I’m here for you. I provide a safe space to explore what happened to you. Together, we’ll find ways to manage the psychological and physiological distress that is a result of trauma. You are not alone. My collaborative process creates a safe space for you to work through your traumatic experience(s) and come out stronger on the other side. I will empower you to make choices to live your life in accordance with your values and beliefs. I am an inclusive therapist and work with everyone who has experienced trauma, including marginalized and under-represented groups of people.
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Adam Laidler
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M2
Not accepting new clients
Expecting to have some enjoyment and a sense of fulfilment in life is not a pipe dream – it’s your purpose and your right. If you’re like 99% of others, then you can’t quit your job and travel the world because a quote on social media told you that’s how to be happy. Life is tough, and things often get thrown our way that knock us sideways. You might even be waking up more than you’d care to asking: “what is the point in all this?”. Or maybe you feel stuck in a cycle, struggling to make changes in your life? You're not alone, and you don't have to feel this way.
Expecting to have some enjoyment and a sense of fulfilment in life is not a pipe dream – it’s your purpose and your right. If you’re like 99% of others, then you can’t quit your job and travel the world because a quote on social media told you that’s how to be happy. Life is tough, and things often get thrown our way that knock us sideways. You might even be waking up more than you’d care to asking: “what is the point in all this?”. Or maybe you feel stuck in a cycle, struggling to make changes in your life? You're not alone, and you don't have to feel this way.
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Ciara Cummings
Counsellor, MSc, BACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M4  (Online Only)
Hello, my names Ciara. I am a psychotherapist who specialises in working with children and young people (aged 11-25 years). I support young people with several issues including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, friendship issues, family problems and bereavement. I empower young people to talk about what is important to them, support them in learning new things about themselves, help them find new ways to manage their feelings and problems and encourage setting personal goals. Young people find me relatable, down-to-earth, calm and caring. In my spare time, I enjoy walking my dogs, baking, painting and watching Netflix series.
Hello, my names Ciara. I am a psychotherapist who specialises in working with children and young people (aged 11-25 years). I support young people with several issues including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, friendship issues, family problems and bereavement. I empower young people to talk about what is important to them, support them in learning new things about themselves, help them find new ways to manage their feelings and problems and encourage setting personal goals. Young people find me relatable, down-to-earth, calm and caring. In my spare time, I enjoy walking my dogs, baking, painting and watching Netflix series.
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Photo of Laura Fenn, MSc, MBACP, Psychotherapist
Laura Fenn
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M25
Starting therapy can be a difficult decision- you may feel desperate and alone but reaching out for help is the most important step on the road to recovery. I am a qualified integrative therapist who advocates for celebrating our uniqueness. The base of my sessions is always Person-Centred; to listen, offering compassion and warmth. I also offer stress, anxiety and mindfulness techniques and other therapeutic approaches were appropriate. I have worked extensively with clients suffering from a wide range of issues including trauma, anxiety, and bereavement, and have much experience of working with the LGBTQ+ community
Starting therapy can be a difficult decision- you may feel desperate and alone but reaching out for help is the most important step on the road to recovery. I am a qualified integrative therapist who advocates for celebrating our uniqueness. The base of my sessions is always Person-Centred; to listen, offering compassion and warmth. I also offer stress, anxiety and mindfulness techniques and other therapeutic approaches were appropriate. I have worked extensively with clients suffering from a wide range of issues including trauma, anxiety, and bereavement, and have much experience of working with the LGBTQ+ community
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Rebecca Fox
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M20  (Online Only)
Hello, I’m Rebecca. I will be by your side as you explore whatever you wish to share, accepting all parts of you and bringing all parts of myself. As a person-centred therapist I offer a space that is non-judgemental, open and supportive. I offer you space that is just for you, to have the time to be heard and express yourself. Whatever you’re feeling will be welcome, I invite you to share your experiences and I will receive them with warmth and care. I'm passionate about social justice and embed this in my practice, curious about how your identities and life experiences are felt and perceived.
Hello, I’m Rebecca. I will be by your side as you explore whatever you wish to share, accepting all parts of you and bringing all parts of myself. As a person-centred therapist I offer a space that is non-judgemental, open and supportive. I offer you space that is just for you, to have the time to be heard and express yourself. Whatever you’re feeling will be welcome, I invite you to share your experiences and I will receive them with warmth and care. I'm passionate about social justice and embed this in my practice, curious about how your identities and life experiences are felt and perceived.
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Photo of Adam Rothwell, MBACP, Counsellor
Adam Rothwell
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M16
Are you looking to overcome anxiety, low mood, OCD or phobias? Perhaps you want to conquer insomnia, stress or relationship issues... The fact you are researching therapists is a great first step to creating the life you want. I know it can be overwhelming looking for a therapist but is also a rewarding and life-changing experience. It is because of this that I am committed to providing you with an informative, supportive and professional experience. My aim is to provide you with a safe space to reflect on your life and to help you create solutions that will get you to a place of feeling more confident, balanced and content.
Are you looking to overcome anxiety, low mood, OCD or phobias? Perhaps you want to conquer insomnia, stress or relationship issues... The fact you are researching therapists is a great first step to creating the life you want. I know it can be overwhelming looking for a therapist but is also a rewarding and life-changing experience. It is because of this that I am committed to providing you with an informative, supportive and professional experience. My aim is to provide you with a safe space to reflect on your life and to help you create solutions that will get you to a place of feeling more confident, balanced and content.
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Photo of Mahabuba Fardousi, MA, MBACP, Counsellor
Mahabuba Fardousi
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M11
We humans are influenced by our life events, and they drive our emotional reactions. These events often render us helpless, lonely, and terrified. Sometimes it becomes difficult to express our true feelings and/or needs. Life turns out to be persistently sad, complicated, and filled with negative thoughts. It can happen to anyone, and it is an illness that can be treated. All we need is professional compassionate help to start living again.
We humans are influenced by our life events, and they drive our emotional reactions. These events often render us helpless, lonely, and terrified. Sometimes it becomes difficult to express our true feelings and/or needs. Life turns out to be persistently sad, complicated, and filled with negative thoughts. It can happen to anyone, and it is an illness that can be treated. All we need is professional compassionate help to start living again.
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Photo of Mark Hamlin, MUKCP, Psychotherapist
Mark Hamlin
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Manchester M21
Are you struggling with something difficult in your life and need some support? I offer a space where you can be yourself, supporting you to find new ways to explore what's important. I am passionate about what I do, by the changes in behaviour, insights and new perspectives experienced by my clients. I'm a registered trainee Psychotherapist accredited by the UKCP and registered with the Gender Intelligence Network for Therapists and Counsellors.
Are you struggling with something difficult in your life and need some support? I offer a space where you can be yourself, supporting you to find new ways to explore what's important. I am passionate about what I do, by the changes in behaviour, insights and new perspectives experienced by my clients. I'm a registered trainee Psychotherapist accredited by the UKCP and registered with the Gender Intelligence Network for Therapists and Counsellors.
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Photo of Dr Aspasia Ftenou, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych., Psychologist
Dr Aspasia Ftenou
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Manchester M2  (Online Only)
Perhaps you may feel anxious, worried or on edge? Maybe you struggle getting on with daily tasks or not enjoying things as much as you did? Do you have negative memories from the past that impact your life now? Or you may have negative thoughts about yourself which may affect your relationship with others? We may talk about your difficulties and set goals to help you in therapy. In our sessions you will experience acceptance and empathy so as to express your thoughts and feelings in a safe and warm space created by our therapeutic relationship.
Perhaps you may feel anxious, worried or on edge? Maybe you struggle getting on with daily tasks or not enjoying things as much as you did? Do you have negative memories from the past that impact your life now? Or you may have negative thoughts about yourself which may affect your relationship with others? We may talk about your difficulties and set goals to help you in therapy. In our sessions you will experience acceptance and empathy so as to express your thoughts and feelings in a safe and warm space created by our therapeutic relationship.
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Photo of Gareth Paul, MBACP, Counsellor
Gareth Paul
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Manchester M34  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Gareth from Purple Rain Counselling. I am an integrative counsellor providing support for people with any kind of mental health issue. I offer specialist help for depression, anxiety, addiction, bereavement and supporting those who have lost loved ones to suicide. By listening to you, we will develop our sessions together to help you achieve your desired goals and give you the coping skills you need.
Hi, I'm Gareth from Purple Rain Counselling. I am an integrative counsellor providing support for people with any kind of mental health issue. I offer specialist help for depression, anxiety, addiction, bereavement and supporting those who have lost loved ones to suicide. By listening to you, we will develop our sessions together to help you achieve your desired goals and give you the coping skills you need.
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Photo of Catherine Mantack, MBACP, Counsellor
Catherine Mantack
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M22
Hi, welcome to my page and thank you for taking the time to read my profile, you’ve made the first step of getting help which is always the hardest, be proud of yourself for starting your journey. My name’s Catherine and I am a person-centred counsellor, which means I take my lead from you as I believe you are the expert. I draw on other modalities of therapy and counselling to tailor my approach to your individual needs. We will explore together from whatever part of your journey you are on, I'd like to help you work towards removing any blockages and developing strategies that work for you to enable that onward journey.
Hi, welcome to my page and thank you for taking the time to read my profile, you’ve made the first step of getting help which is always the hardest, be proud of yourself for starting your journey. My name’s Catherine and I am a person-centred counsellor, which means I take my lead from you as I believe you are the expert. I draw on other modalities of therapy and counselling to tailor my approach to your individual needs. We will explore together from whatever part of your journey you are on, I'd like to help you work towards removing any blockages and developing strategies that work for you to enable that onward journey.
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Photo of Dr Sheeba Ehsan, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych., Psychologist
Dr Sheeba Ehsan
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Manchester M25
I am a Chartered Clinical psychologist (HCPC registered), providing assessment and therapy in Manchester. I have over 20 years of experience working with a range of psychological presentations e.g. anxiety, depression, OCD, personality disorder, trauma, PTSD etc. I have worked with adults, young people and families. If you are looking for that individualised, tailored approach look no further, give me a call to see if I can help you. The initial consultation is free of charge as I believe it is important to find the right therapist for you.
I am a Chartered Clinical psychologist (HCPC registered), providing assessment and therapy in Manchester. I have over 20 years of experience working with a range of psychological presentations e.g. anxiety, depression, OCD, personality disorder, trauma, PTSD etc. I have worked with adults, young people and families. If you are looking for that individualised, tailored approach look no further, give me a call to see if I can help you. The initial consultation is free of charge as I believe it is important to find the right therapist for you.
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Photo of Srab Der - Transformative Healing , MBACP, Counsellor
Transformative Healing
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M20
Hi there, my name is Srab and thank you for visiting my page. Is life frustrating and getting you down? Are you experiencing frequent burn out, stress, worry, anxiety, depression and confusion? Do you feel stuck in your work, relationship or marriage? Do you find yourself repeating self-destructive addictive behaviours to alcohol, drugs, food or gambling? Maybe your relationships have become damaged or broken and now there is a breakdown of trust. Are you finding hard to cope with a divorce, loss of employment, bereavement or illness? If so, you have found the right page. I am here to help you
Hi there, my name is Srab and thank you for visiting my page. Is life frustrating and getting you down? Are you experiencing frequent burn out, stress, worry, anxiety, depression and confusion? Do you feel stuck in your work, relationship or marriage? Do you find yourself repeating self-destructive addictive behaviours to alcohol, drugs, food or gambling? Maybe your relationships have become damaged or broken and now there is a breakdown of trust. Are you finding hard to cope with a divorce, loss of employment, bereavement or illness? If so, you have found the right page. I am here to help you
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Cheshire Psychotherapies and Mental Health Ltd
Counsellor, MSc, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Manchester M16
I am here to offer you the space to explore your feelings, wishes and situation. I work from the client's perspective and have been doing this for a long time. I am first and foremost a helper, someone you can trust and relate well with on any issue. I am not here to judge you or talk over you but to provide you an avenue to finding lasting solutions on any issues that i have profound knowledge of. Please feel free to make the initial contact and let us have a special moment to explore this further.
I am here to offer you the space to explore your feelings, wishes and situation. I work from the client's perspective and have been doing this for a long time. I am first and foremost a helper, someone you can trust and relate well with on any issue. I am not here to judge you or talk over you but to provide you an avenue to finding lasting solutions on any issues that i have profound knowledge of. Please feel free to make the initial contact and let us have a special moment to explore this further.
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Photo of Dorota Michalek, MA, MBACP Accred, Counsellor
Dorota Michalek
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Manchester M2
I understand that sometimes it’s not easy and things aren’t always how we would like them to be, but simply talking to someone can bring relief and be the first step towards positive change. I am committed to providing you with support, free of judgement and full of empathy for every stage of your journey. As a qualified counsellor I am enthusiastic about humanistic approaches. I embrace the idea that we have wisdom and capabilities to overcome hardships and live a more fulfilling life, given the right support and environment.
I understand that sometimes it’s not easy and things aren’t always how we would like them to be, but simply talking to someone can bring relief and be the first step towards positive change. I am committed to providing you with support, free of judgement and full of empathy for every stage of your journey. As a qualified counsellor I am enthusiastic about humanistic approaches. I embrace the idea that we have wisdom and capabilities to overcome hardships and live a more fulfilling life, given the right support and environment.
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Photo of Mike Richard, MBACP, Counsellor
Mike Richard
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M38
Would you benefit from a space where you are seen, heard, valued and understood? Are you ready to develop a stronger relationship with yourself and others? Understanding our authentic self can help us search for meaning and purpose and provide direction. Investing time into self-exploration takes huge courage and will allow you to move forward in life by developing your self-awareness. There are times when we struggle with life, however these challenges can be overcome.
Would you benefit from a space where you are seen, heard, valued and understood? Are you ready to develop a stronger relationship with yourself and others? Understanding our authentic self can help us search for meaning and purpose and provide direction. Investing time into self-exploration takes huge courage and will allow you to move forward in life by developing your self-awareness. There are times when we struggle with life, however these challenges can be overcome.
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Photo of Joseph Sheridan-Ruddy, MBACP, Counsellor
Joseph Sheridan-Ruddy
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M1
Are you looking to gain some clarity in life? Are you struggling in relationships or trying to make sense of your past? Perhaps you feel isolated, angry and are missing out on connections with friends and family. This can suffocate the parts of your life which should bring you joy; this unhappiness can lead to further disconnect with those around you.
Are you looking to gain some clarity in life? Are you struggling in relationships or trying to make sense of your past? Perhaps you feel isolated, angry and are missing out on connections with friends and family. This can suffocate the parts of your life which should bring you joy; this unhappiness can lead to further disconnect with those around you.
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Photo of Charlotte Kimbley, MBABCP, Psychotherapist
Charlotte Kimbley
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Manchester M21
Do you struggle with anxiety, imposter syndrome or low mood? Comparing yourself negatively to others, fearing rejection if you are your authentic self, or make a mistake. You may have always felt this way, stemming from painful experiences in your past. Or has something happened more recently that has changed your sense of self? Maybe you are starting to identify as ADHD, AuDHD or ASC, and you're trying to make sense of your life story from this new perspective. Therapy is a safe and supportive space to explore your difficulties at your pace, develop new strategies, regain confidence whilst reconnecting with what you value and enjoy
Do you struggle with anxiety, imposter syndrome or low mood? Comparing yourself negatively to others, fearing rejection if you are your authentic self, or make a mistake. You may have always felt this way, stemming from painful experiences in your past. Or has something happened more recently that has changed your sense of self? Maybe you are starting to identify as ADHD, AuDHD or ASC, and you're trying to make sense of your life story from this new perspective. Therapy is a safe and supportive space to explore your difficulties at your pace, develop new strategies, regain confidence whilst reconnecting with what you value and enjoy
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Manchester

800+

Average cost per session

£60

Counsellors in Manchester who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
86% Depression
84% Self Esteem
80% Stress
78% Relationship Issues
67% Trauma and PTSD
63% Bereavement

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

62% Aviva
57% AXA PPP
45% Bupa

How Counsellors in Manchester see their clients

67% In Person and Online
33% Online Only

Gender breakdown

70% Female
28% Male
2% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Manchester?

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.