Counselling in North Weston

Photo of Mirella Fox, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Mirella Fox
Counsellor, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
North Weston OX9
Do you feel lost or overwhelmed sometimes? Feel like you have nobody to talk to? You may feel unloved, unheard and ignored. It may feel like you are not good enough. We all deserve somebody to talk to in these darker days and I can offer you a safe, confidential and nurturing space to help you with this journey. Together we can explore any challenges you may be facing, allowing you to make positive changes in your life. Check out testimonials on my website to see how I have helped others and how I may be able to help you too. I have helped clients to work on their grief, anxiety, depression or just to listen to them.
Do you feel lost or overwhelmed sometimes? Feel like you have nobody to talk to? You may feel unloved, unheard and ignored. It may feel like you are not good enough. We all deserve somebody to talk to in these darker days and I can offer you a safe, confidential and nurturing space to help you with this journey. Together we can explore any challenges you may be facing, allowing you to make positive changes in your life. Check out testimonials on my website to see how I have helped others and how I may be able to help you too. I have helped clients to work on their grief, anxiety, depression or just to listen to them.
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More Therapists Nearby

Photo of Linda Gillham, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Linda Gillham
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Oxford OX1  (Online Only)
I am a BACP and NCPS Senior Accredited Counsellor offering short and long term online counselling to support people to make the changes they want in their lives. Are you having problems with relationships? Experiencing low mood? Feeling anxious? Experiencing problems at work? Struggling with your identity and/or experiencing negative thoughts about yourself? I offer online sessions for people who are feeling anxious, depressed, struggling with low self esteem, negative thoughts and couples having problems with relationships. Menopause, mens mental health and neurodivergence are a speciality of mine.
I am a BACP and NCPS Senior Accredited Counsellor offering short and long term online counselling to support people to make the changes they want in their lives. Are you having problems with relationships? Experiencing low mood? Feeling anxious? Experiencing problems at work? Struggling with your identity and/or experiencing negative thoughts about yourself? I offer online sessions for people who are feeling anxious, depressed, struggling with low self esteem, negative thoughts and couples having problems with relationships. Menopause, mens mental health and neurodivergence are a speciality of mine.
01865 638264 View 01865 638264
Photo of Susan Jennings, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Susan Jennings
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Oxford OX1
Are you experiencing depression, anxiety or just not feeling yourself? Counselling can ease the depression and unlock any distress you are feeling. My style of counselling can also help you to change any patterns of behaviour that are not working for you and improve your relationships with friends, colleagues, partners or family members. I work in Swindon and have over 25 years experience in the social and charity sector. I am DBS checked and a member of the BACP.
Are you experiencing depression, anxiety or just not feeling yourself? Counselling can ease the depression and unlock any distress you are feeling. My style of counselling can also help you to change any patterns of behaviour that are not working for you and improve your relationships with friends, colleagues, partners or family members. I work in Swindon and have over 25 years experience in the social and charity sector. I am DBS checked and a member of the BACP.
01793 540714 View 01793 540714
Photo of Dr Albert Zandvoort, Psychotherapist in North Weston, England
Dr Albert Zandvoort
Psychotherapist, PhD, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Oxford OX1
Waitlist for new clients
I offer confidential, client focused psychotherapy, Face-Face & Zoom worldwide . Through dialogue and the shared exploration of your life, you may find relief from recurring problems, live your life more fully and realise your full potential. Therapy is a personal and individual process of change, as well as understanding. This is an opportunity to take time and space to think about yourself and the problems you may be facing. By talking to a trained psychotherapist you may find it easier to understand how past experiences, thought patterns and behaviour, or anxieties about the future are causing difficulties in your daily life.
I offer confidential, client focused psychotherapy, Face-Face & Zoom worldwide . Through dialogue and the shared exploration of your life, you may find relief from recurring problems, live your life more fully and realise your full potential. Therapy is a personal and individual process of change, as well as understanding. This is an opportunity to take time and space to think about yourself and the problems you may be facing. By talking to a trained psychotherapist you may find it easier to understand how past experiences, thought patterns and behaviour, or anxieties about the future are causing difficulties in your daily life.
01635 015878 View 01635 015878
Photo of Lisa Ann Bradford, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Lisa Ann Bradford
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Aylesbury HP17
Life can be challenging and at times we may not have the capacity to deal with everything going on. I have created the garden room in Launton, the village I live in, where the outdoors comes in to promote healing. Private and overlooking its own garden, it’s a peaceful space within which to work through what is troubling you at this time.
Life can be challenging and at times we may not have the capacity to deal with everything going on. I have created the garden room in Launton, the village I live in, where the outdoors comes in to promote healing. Private and overlooking its own garden, it’s a peaceful space within which to work through what is troubling you at this time.
01869 943635 View 01869 943635
Photo of Dr Louise Dalton, Psychologist in North Weston, England
Dr Louise Dalton
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Oxford OX1
I’m Louise, a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years’ experience working in the NHS with children, young people and parents. At your initial appointment, I will offer a friendly and welcoming space to think about what is troubling you or your family and explore what you hope to achieve through therapy. We will work together in partnership, drawing on your expertise about your family, and my knowledge and practical experience of a range of different evidence-based psychological therapies to reach your goals. Sessions may involve working individually with children, young people or parents, or family work.
I’m Louise, a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years’ experience working in the NHS with children, young people and parents. At your initial appointment, I will offer a friendly and welcoming space to think about what is troubling you or your family and explore what you hope to achieve through therapy. We will work together in partnership, drawing on your expertise about your family, and my knowledge and practical experience of a range of different evidence-based psychological therapies to reach your goals. Sessions may involve working individually with children, young people or parents, or family work.
01865 411315 View 01865 411315
Photo of Pascale Palazzo, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Pascale Palazzo
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Oxford OX1  (Online Only)
Are you struggling with body image and food or compensatory behaviours and in need of some support? I am an accredited integrative therapist and clinical supervisor specialising in eating disorders; specifically, bulimia, binge eating disorder and anorexia. My aim is to support you in overcoming these stressful symptoms that negatively impact your health and well-being. I offer emotional exploration and practical guidance to help you improve your relationship with food and with yourself, improve your body image and self-esteem, and move past your symptoms toward your life aspirations. My fee is £65 per session, concessions available
Are you struggling with body image and food or compensatory behaviours and in need of some support? I am an accredited integrative therapist and clinical supervisor specialising in eating disorders; specifically, bulimia, binge eating disorder and anorexia. My aim is to support you in overcoming these stressful symptoms that negatively impact your health and well-being. I offer emotional exploration and practical guidance to help you improve your relationship with food and with yourself, improve your body image and self-esteem, and move past your symptoms toward your life aspirations. My fee is £65 per session, concessions available
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Photo of Emanuela Vita, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Emanuela Vita
Counsellor, PTUK
Verified Verified
Wallingford OX10
Play is the child’s nature medium of self-expression – It is essential for development. In the play therapy sessions, the child has opportunity to ‘play out’ their feelings and problems. The intervention has a significant impact on how children view themselves and their future success as students, members of the community, family members, and human beings. Children sometimes experience difficulties and present challenging behaviours. I may contribute to their soul’s playfulness and lightness through the play. Therapeutic intervention plan using non-directive and Integrative Holistic Play Therapy.
Play is the child’s nature medium of self-expression – It is essential for development. In the play therapy sessions, the child has opportunity to ‘play out’ their feelings and problems. The intervention has a significant impact on how children view themselves and their future success as students, members of the community, family members, and human beings. Children sometimes experience difficulties and present challenging behaviours. I may contribute to their soul’s playfulness and lightness through the play. Therapeutic intervention plan using non-directive and Integrative Holistic Play Therapy.
020 8059 2266 View 020 8059 2266
Photo of Richard Neil Papworth, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Richard Neil Papworth
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Oxford OX4  (Online Only)
Psychodynamic psychotherapeutic counselling has a distinct focus on events which have troubled us in the past, although we might not have awareness of them, and continue to trouble us in the present often through repeated patterns. There might not be any defined areas of concern for clients, and issues can be deep-seated; however, the therapeutic relationship aims to bring these aspects into consciousness in a manageable way so that they may be worked through safely. While psychodynamic psychotherapeutic counselling is often open-ended and can span several years, short courses of six months or less have also shown to be effective.
Psychodynamic psychotherapeutic counselling has a distinct focus on events which have troubled us in the past, although we might not have awareness of them, and continue to trouble us in the present often through repeated patterns. There might not be any defined areas of concern for clients, and issues can be deep-seated; however, the therapeutic relationship aims to bring these aspects into consciousness in a manageable way so that they may be worked through safely. While psychodynamic psychotherapeutic counselling is often open-ended and can span several years, short courses of six months or less have also shown to be effective.
023 8144 0269 View 023 8144 0269
Photo of Judy Potts, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Judy Potts
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Oxford OX3
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Life can be hard at times; work can be stressful, relationships challenging and circumstances in the past and present can all affect our emotional health. Perhaps you struggle with anxiety or low mood or self esteem, or a life event has knocked you off course. When we're struggling it can be really helpful to speak with someone outside of our family and friends who can gently help you understand the why behind your feelings and behaviour; and offer the hope of change.
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Life can be hard at times; work can be stressful, relationships challenging and circumstances in the past and present can all affect our emotional health. Perhaps you struggle with anxiety or low mood or self esteem, or a life event has knocked you off course. When we're struggling it can be really helpful to speak with someone outside of our family and friends who can gently help you understand the why behind your feelings and behaviour; and offer the hope of change.
01865 638191 View 01865 638191
Photo of Elena Antoniu, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Elena Antoniu
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Oxford OX1
I'm a queer nonbinary counsellor and I bring this lived experience to my practice. Seeking support can be a big decision, and I want to make this process feel as safe for you as possible. My work is rooted in an anti-oppressive stance, and my practice is always consent-led and trauma-informed. I have worked with a diverse range of clients and issues, and have specialist experience with the LGBTQ+ and neurodivergent communities.
I'm a queer nonbinary counsellor and I bring this lived experience to my practice. Seeking support can be a big decision, and I want to make this process feel as safe for you as possible. My work is rooted in an anti-oppressive stance, and my practice is always consent-led and trauma-informed. I have worked with a diverse range of clients and issues, and have specialist experience with the LGBTQ+ and neurodivergent communities.
01707 245075 View 01707 245075
Photo of Alison Maitland, Psychologist in North Weston, England
Alison Maitland
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Sport Psych.
Verified Verified
Oxford OX1
Sometimes we get stuck - in our sport and our lives. Maybe you are struggling with self esteem or performance anxiety, not sure what direction to take your career, injured or lacking motivation, facing a setback or caught up in difficult thoughts and feelings that stop you from performing to your best. Whether you are just starting out in life or an elite performer wanting to achieve the last 1%, you can learn practical and effective ways to get unstuck.
Sometimes we get stuck - in our sport and our lives. Maybe you are struggling with self esteem or performance anxiety, not sure what direction to take your career, injured or lacking motivation, facing a setback or caught up in difficult thoughts and feelings that stop you from performing to your best. Whether you are just starting out in life or an elite performer wanting to achieve the last 1%, you can learn practical and effective ways to get unstuck.
020 4538 2702 View 020 4538 2702
Photo of Anh Huntington, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Anh Huntington
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Oxford OX4
I offer counselling for individuals and I am also a certified Imago relationship therapist, trained to work with couples and family members. I offer you a safe, confidential space to explore those difficult moments in your life. My work reflects three core beliefs: Being genuine, so you can successfully explore the issues that have brought you to seek help. Being accepting and empathic, giving you the opportunity to increase your self-understanding. Providing a non-judgmental and safe place to share your experiences as we work together. I am warm and understanding towards others. I am also a broad-minded Counsellor.
I offer counselling for individuals and I am also a certified Imago relationship therapist, trained to work with couples and family members. I offer you a safe, confidential space to explore those difficult moments in your life. My work reflects three core beliefs: Being genuine, so you can successfully explore the issues that have brought you to seek help. Being accepting and empathic, giving you the opportunity to increase your self-understanding. Providing a non-judgmental and safe place to share your experiences as we work together. I am warm and understanding towards others. I am also a broad-minded Counsellor.
01788 227951 View 01788 227951
Photo of Beenish Chaudhry, Psychotherapist in North Weston, England
Beenish Chaudhry
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Oxford OX3  (Online Only)
Hi - I currently have space to work with a couple and an individual. I work with couples who are struggling to be a team and want to work through key issues to find a way back to each other. I am to help improve communication and develop a greater understanding of yourself and your partner. With 15 years experience of working in mental health I aim to support you to unlock your potential through becoming more self-aware. I provide a safe, respectful and supportive space for you to identify your specific needs, explore issues and work through your difficulties.
Hi - I currently have space to work with a couple and an individual. I work with couples who are struggling to be a team and want to work through key issues to find a way back to each other. I am to help improve communication and develop a greater understanding of yourself and your partner. With 15 years experience of working in mental health I aim to support you to unlock your potential through becoming more self-aware. I provide a safe, respectful and supportive space for you to identify your specific needs, explore issues and work through your difficulties.
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Photo of Dr Shay MB.BS, BSc, MRCGP, FDSc, CSAT3, NCPS Accr in North Weston, England
Dr Shay MB.BS, BSc, MRCGP, FDSc, CSAT3, NCPS Accr
MBBS
Verified Verified
Wallingford OX10
Substance Abuse, Trauma and Addiction Counsellor. 20 years in recovery. We talk and....getting "better than well".... is the goal. Just imagine! Better than the supposedly "well". Addiction is everywhere both Substance and Process, and afflicts millions. I deal with many types of addiction. Universally it presents with a kaleidoscope of personal and family suffering. It does not have to continue.
Substance Abuse, Trauma and Addiction Counsellor. 20 years in recovery. We talk and....getting "better than well".... is the goal. Just imagine! Better than the supposedly "well". Addiction is everywhere both Substance and Process, and afflicts millions. I deal with many types of addiction. Universally it presents with a kaleidoscope of personal and family suffering. It does not have to continue.
07480 488725 View 07480 488725
Photo of Akademos Learning / 9462-9755 Quebec, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Akademos Learning / 9462-9755 Quebec
Counsellor, PhD, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Oxford OX1
We provide effective support in the listed specializations, at a reasonable price. For more information, please visit www.orcid.org - 0000-0002-6007-8489 and 0000-0002-0713-1068, www.akademoslearning.space, www.cbmuniversity.org or www.udemy.com (user "mihai-covaci-3"). We are members of psychology societies, such as UK Council for Psychotherapy, Association for Business Psychology, Manitoba Psychological Society (Canada), Christian Counselors Association of Australia, College of Psychologists in Romania (Europe), and others. Our customers are satisfied with the services offered by us. Our clients are happy and fulfilled.
We provide effective support in the listed specializations, at a reasonable price. For more information, please visit www.orcid.org - 0000-0002-6007-8489 and 0000-0002-0713-1068, www.akademoslearning.space, www.cbmuniversity.org or www.udemy.com (user "mihai-covaci-3"). We are members of psychology societies, such as UK Council for Psychotherapy, Association for Business Psychology, Manitoba Psychological Society (Canada), Christian Counselors Association of Australia, College of Psychologists in Romania (Europe), and others. Our customers are satisfied with the services offered by us. Our clients are happy and fulfilled.
020 4538 0621 View 020 4538 0621
Photo of Stephanie Gittos Lacape, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Stephanie Gittos Lacape
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Oxford OX4
Waitlist for new clients
I am an experienced Counsellor working with young adults, teenagers, children and parents. I offer psychotherapy and counselling, short and long term, face-to-face and online. I aim to empower my clients, helping them process their difficulties in a safe and trusting environment.
I am an experienced Counsellor working with young adults, teenagers, children and parents. I offer psychotherapy and counselling, short and long term, face-to-face and online. I aim to empower my clients, helping them process their difficulties in a safe and trusting environment.
01865 638220 View 01865 638220
Photo of Dr Rob - Clinical Psychologist - Online Therapy, Psychologist in North Weston, England
Dr Rob - Clinical Psychologist - Online Therapy
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Oxford OX1  (Online Only)
Specialising in men’s issues, including sex problems (erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, sex addiction / sexual compulsions, and problematic pornography use / porn addiction); sexual abuse; trauma and PTSD; intrusive sexual thoughts; anger issues; anxiety; depression; adjusting to a physical health condition; relationship issues; stress; sexuality and more. I am a chartered clinical psychologist and EMDR therapist with over 15 years NHS experience of working in mental health and now work full time in private practice online.
Specialising in men’s issues, including sex problems (erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, sex addiction / sexual compulsions, and problematic pornography use / porn addiction); sexual abuse; trauma and PTSD; intrusive sexual thoughts; anger issues; anxiety; depression; adjusting to a physical health condition; relationship issues; stress; sexuality and more. I am a chartered clinical psychologist and EMDR therapist with over 15 years NHS experience of working in mental health and now work full time in private practice online.
01525 659965 View 01525 659965
Photo of Leah Spasova, Psychologist in North Weston, England
Leah Spasova
Psychologist, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
Oxford OX3
Tired of finding yourself frustrated, lonely, unfulfilled and lost in your intimate life and relationships? Yes, spending life stuck and unhappy, feeling like a lab rat – trying to figure out a maze without a map can be soul destroying. I've been talking, teaching and helping people with their relationships and sexuality since 2007, and no story can faze me. You can feel safe - I'll get you. I will understand and not judge one bit. This is your journey. Are you struggling with intimacy and sexuality? Are you curious about kinky sex or swinging? Or maybe you want to open your relationship? Or to begin with - actually find a partner?
Tired of finding yourself frustrated, lonely, unfulfilled and lost in your intimate life and relationships? Yes, spending life stuck and unhappy, feeling like a lab rat – trying to figure out a maze without a map can be soul destroying. I've been talking, teaching and helping people with their relationships and sexuality since 2007, and no story can faze me. You can feel safe - I'll get you. I will understand and not judge one bit. This is your journey. Are you struggling with intimacy and sexuality? Are you curious about kinky sex or swinging? Or maybe you want to open your relationship? Or to begin with - actually find a partner?
01865 638066 View 01865 638066
Photo of Daniel's Therapeutic Counselling, Counsellor in North Weston, England
Daniel's Therapeutic Counselling
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Oxford OX1
You may have been troubled by something for a while and have tried talking to friends or family, but how you feel hasn’t changed. You may be kept awake by anxiety or stress but you can’t put your finger on what it is that is keeping you awake. Or in fact you do know what is troubling you but have never been able to talk about it. Major changes in your life may have created a loss within the person you once were. Perhaps you feel that you lack purpose and that everything is hopeless. We as humans are very good at pushing things down inside, locking them in a box and marking them DO NOT OPEN, but eventually the box breaks open.
You may have been troubled by something for a while and have tried talking to friends or family, but how you feel hasn’t changed. You may be kept awake by anxiety or stress but you can’t put your finger on what it is that is keeping you awake. Or in fact you do know what is troubling you but have never been able to talk about it. Major changes in your life may have created a loss within the person you once were. Perhaps you feel that you lack purpose and that everything is hopeless. We as humans are very good at pushing things down inside, locking them in a box and marking them DO NOT OPEN, but eventually the box breaks open.
01295 957027 View 01295 957027

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in North Weston

< 10

Counsellors in North Weston who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Addiction
100% Life Coaching
100% Bereavement
100% Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)

Average years in practice

5 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Cigna and Evernorth
100% AXA PPP
100% WPA

How Counsellors in North Weston see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

100% Female
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in North Weston?

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.