Counselling in Northampton

Photo of Laura Holistic Counselling , Counsellor in Northampton, England
Laura Holistic Counselling
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Northampton NN2
At heart, I am a personal centred counsellor, meaning that you are truly at the core of my work. My holistic style is different to that of the clinical practitioner but I feel it brings a certain warmth and calmness that I believe is crucial for successful therapy. My clients come to me for a variety of reasons, but they all have one thing in common, and that's what they want - change. You may not know what that change is or how to make that change, but I will provide a space for us to explore this and work together to find out.
At heart, I am a personal centred counsellor, meaning that you are truly at the core of my work. My holistic style is different to that of the clinical practitioner but I feel it brings a certain warmth and calmness that I believe is crucial for successful therapy. My clients come to me for a variety of reasons, but they all have one thing in common, and that's what they want - change. You may not know what that change is or how to make that change, but I will provide a space for us to explore this and work together to find out.
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Photo of the therapy room, Psychotherapist in Northampton, England
the therapy room
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Northampton NN3
At The Therapy Room, we want to help you to get back to good. A Northamptonshire-based practice, we offer psychotherapy for men, women, couples and families of all ages. Fully qualified (NCS &BACP) professional support for therapists as a Supervisor.
At The Therapy Room, we want to help you to get back to good. A Northamptonshire-based practice, we offer psychotherapy for men, women, couples and families of all ages. Fully qualified (NCS &BACP) professional support for therapists as a Supervisor.
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Photo of Dr Carly Carter, Psychologist in Northampton, England
Dr Carly Carter
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Northampton NN2
Hello, my name is Carly, I am a senior Clinical Psychologist offering specialist psychological therapy services for adults and young adults (17+ years old). I have extensive experience supporting individuals experiencing a range of challenges that typically include; anxiety, low mood, stress/burn-out, difficulty regulating emotions, self-criticism and traumatic experiences, difficulties adjusting to living with a physical health condition, difficulties living with the psychological impact of fatigue and pain. I am always happy to discuss any difficulties you may be experiencing to see if I can help.
Hello, my name is Carly, I am a senior Clinical Psychologist offering specialist psychological therapy services for adults and young adults (17+ years old). I have extensive experience supporting individuals experiencing a range of challenges that typically include; anxiety, low mood, stress/burn-out, difficulty regulating emotions, self-criticism and traumatic experiences, difficulties adjusting to living with a physical health condition, difficulties living with the psychological impact of fatigue and pain. I am always happy to discuss any difficulties you may be experiencing to see if I can help.
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Photo of Ryan Parkinson, Counsellor in Northampton, England
Ryan Parkinson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Northampton NN5
The client is the most important person in a therapeutic relationship, my job is to help you feel valued, and understood so you also believe this. My ideal client will want to work towards processing their feelings, achieving their goals and be willing to work with me to make this happen. I like to work with clients that are struggling with making sense of life. Feeling unable to move on from past experiences, having that space and time to reflect and process things can make a huge difference. I enjoy providing an environment to help my clients work through what's happening for them.
The client is the most important person in a therapeutic relationship, my job is to help you feel valued, and understood so you also believe this. My ideal client will want to work towards processing their feelings, achieving their goals and be willing to work with me to make this happen. I like to work with clients that are struggling with making sense of life. Feeling unable to move on from past experiences, having that space and time to reflect and process things can make a huge difference. I enjoy providing an environment to help my clients work through what's happening for them.
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Mary Doran
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Northampton NN2
Mary is a Doctor of psychology and chartered psychologist with the British Psychological Society. She is also a registered psycho-sensory psychotherapist with the BACP. She is an experienced therapist and works with an Integrative Psychosensory approach using evidence-based approaches which have been scientifically shown to be effective. She works with individuals and couples and treats issues ranging from, anxiety, depression, and bereavement, to more complex issues such as PTSD, panic attacks, and phobias. Mary can work successfully within many modalities including EMDR, CBT, trauma-focused CBT, narrative therapy, CFT, ACT.
Mary is a Doctor of psychology and chartered psychologist with the British Psychological Society. She is also a registered psycho-sensory psychotherapist with the BACP. She is an experienced therapist and works with an Integrative Psychosensory approach using evidence-based approaches which have been scientifically shown to be effective. She works with individuals and couples and treats issues ranging from, anxiety, depression, and bereavement, to more complex issues such as PTSD, panic attacks, and phobias. Mary can work successfully within many modalities including EMDR, CBT, trauma-focused CBT, narrative therapy, CFT, ACT.
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Photo of Rebecca Vivash, Counsellor in Northampton, England
Rebecca Vivash
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Northampton NN7
Hi and welcome - I'd like to tell you a bit about me, so you can decide if I sound like the right counsellor for you. ​ I decided to train to be a counsellor several years ago, after experiencing first hand, just how powerful counselling can be in helping to make lasting positive life changes. ​ I have a gentle demeanour that, I am told, exudes calm to those around me, together with a warmth and sincerity that allows me to build meaningful relationships, providing the foundation for you to begin your healing process.
Hi and welcome - I'd like to tell you a bit about me, so you can decide if I sound like the right counsellor for you. ​ I decided to train to be a counsellor several years ago, after experiencing first hand, just how powerful counselling can be in helping to make lasting positive life changes. ​ I have a gentle demeanour that, I am told, exudes calm to those around me, together with a warmth and sincerity that allows me to build meaningful relationships, providing the foundation for you to begin your healing process.
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Photo of Jason Codner, Psychologist in Northampton, England
Jason Codner
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Northampton NN1
What if you knew why you felt different from everyone else? What if you knew why your brain wrecked, your concentration? Job? Relationships? Do you often feel like there was a class on starting, maintaining and ending conversation but you missed it? Do you feel overwhelmed if there is too much noise or too many people talking at once? Or maybe you HAVE to do something and that you cannot just relax and do absolutely nothing? Do you feel physically exhausted but you mind is still racing and will not let you sleep? If this sounds familiar and you are looking to understanding why this happens, then I might be able to help.
What if you knew why you felt different from everyone else? What if you knew why your brain wrecked, your concentration? Job? Relationships? Do you often feel like there was a class on starting, maintaining and ending conversation but you missed it? Do you feel overwhelmed if there is too much noise or too many people talking at once? Or maybe you HAVE to do something and that you cannot just relax and do absolutely nothing? Do you feel physically exhausted but you mind is still racing and will not let you sleep? If this sounds familiar and you are looking to understanding why this happens, then I might be able to help.
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Photo of Paula Davenport, Counsellor in Northampton, England
Paula Davenport
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Northampton NN1
Hi I'm Paula, thank you for taking the time to read my profile. Looking for a counsellor can be a daunting experience and finding the right counsellor for you is a very important decision. One of the most important parts is finding a counsellor you 'click' with. My approach to therapy is to be a calm, compassionate presence, down to earth but also practical. We often want practical tools and knowledge to help make changes or face life's ups and downs. I aim to help you learn about yourself, process how you feel, cope better and find new ways to move forward.
Hi I'm Paula, thank you for taking the time to read my profile. Looking for a counsellor can be a daunting experience and finding the right counsellor for you is a very important decision. One of the most important parts is finding a counsellor you 'click' with. My approach to therapy is to be a calm, compassionate presence, down to earth but also practical. We often want practical tools and knowledge to help make changes or face life's ups and downs. I aim to help you learn about yourself, process how you feel, cope better and find new ways to move forward.
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Photo of Nicoleta Stoian in Northampton, England
Nicoleta Stoian
Verified Verified
Northampton NN3  (Online Only)
Life is a journey of discovery of the self, and diversity is the beauty of this world. Who a person is and what makes them happy is unique and most of the time different from others. Being truthful to self brings resilience, but even so, life can be a continuous challenge. Maybe right now you feel you are on the journey of self-discovery, or you want to start it. Perhaps, you are facing some new or old challenges in life that you want to overcome, control, get the better outcome of it, or get over it. Or you want to make some sense of some old matters that still influence your life, or to take control of some ongoing ones.
Life is a journey of discovery of the self, and diversity is the beauty of this world. Who a person is and what makes them happy is unique and most of the time different from others. Being truthful to self brings resilience, but even so, life can be a continuous challenge. Maybe right now you feel you are on the journey of self-discovery, or you want to start it. Perhaps, you are facing some new or old challenges in life that you want to overcome, control, get the better outcome of it, or get over it. Or you want to make some sense of some old matters that still influence your life, or to take control of some ongoing ones.
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Photo of Claire L Newman, Psychotherapist in Northampton, England
Claire L Newman
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Northampton NN3
Welcome, you may be looking for a therapist, counsellor or coach to address a specific issue, perhaps an experience that is impacting you now, or there may be a general feeling that something is not quite right. Therapy and counselling help you discover the real you, creating awareness, acknowledging and dealing with repressed feelings and getting in touch with your innate self-worth. Which, in turn, promotes personal autonomy and the resilience to deal with life's challenges. Life coaching clears unconscious patterns and beliefs and helps you to set and action goals to move towards living a fulfilling and nourishing life.
Welcome, you may be looking for a therapist, counsellor or coach to address a specific issue, perhaps an experience that is impacting you now, or there may be a general feeling that something is not quite right. Therapy and counselling help you discover the real you, creating awareness, acknowledging and dealing with repressed feelings and getting in touch with your innate self-worth. Which, in turn, promotes personal autonomy and the resilience to deal with life's challenges. Life coaching clears unconscious patterns and beliefs and helps you to set and action goals to move towards living a fulfilling and nourishing life.
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Photo of Dr Charlotte Staniforth EMDR. Coaching, CFT, DBT, Psychologist in Northampton, England
Dr Charlotte Staniforth EMDR. Coaching, CFT, DBT
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Northampton NN2
I work with adolescents and adults who would like to understand themselves better and who may need some help with managing their emotions and their day to day lives, improving their relationships, getting relief from symptoms of trauma and improving their self esteem and confidence. I also work with anxiety, phobias and functional pain/conditions. I can offer coaching to individuals to improve performance or to help them work towards making changes in specific areas of their life. I can also offer supervision to other professionals/organisations. I have a special interest in trauma informed care-training and implementation.
I work with adolescents and adults who would like to understand themselves better and who may need some help with managing their emotions and their day to day lives, improving their relationships, getting relief from symptoms of trauma and improving their self esteem and confidence. I also work with anxiety, phobias and functional pain/conditions. I can offer coaching to individuals to improve performance or to help them work towards making changes in specific areas of their life. I can also offer supervision to other professionals/organisations. I have a special interest in trauma informed care-training and implementation.
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Photo of Amy Brennan, Counsellor in Northampton, England
Amy Brennan
Counsellor, MSc, BACP
Verified Verified
Northampton NN1  (Online Only)
Do you feel completely overwhelmed, as if life is a constant battle? Do you question whether you are a good enough mum, and feel as though everyone else knows some secret that you don’t? You never thought being a mum would be this hard, why do you feel so upset caring for those you love? You endlessly strive to do more, to be more, but it never feels enough? You search for the answers, for some magic to make things easier, but rather than finding answers you feel more confused and overwhelmed.
Do you feel completely overwhelmed, as if life is a constant battle? Do you question whether you are a good enough mum, and feel as though everyone else knows some secret that you don’t? You never thought being a mum would be this hard, why do you feel so upset caring for those you love? You endlessly strive to do more, to be more, but it never feels enough? You search for the answers, for some magic to make things easier, but rather than finding answers you feel more confused and overwhelmed.
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Photo of Michelle Hickmott, Psychotherapist in Northampton, England
Michelle Hickmott
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Northampton NN5
Hi, I’m Michelle and I am a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapist. I have over 15 years of experience working with those who may be struggling with symptoms of low mood, anxiety, stress, trauma, low self esteem or social anxiety amongst others. I strive to ensure our therapeutic sessions feel a safe and protected space to hold not only the difficulties you are experiencing but also you as an individual. I consider myself to be a warm and friendly person who will treat you with compassion, encourage your growth and allow for humour along the way.
Hi, I’m Michelle and I am a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapist. I have over 15 years of experience working with those who may be struggling with symptoms of low mood, anxiety, stress, trauma, low self esteem or social anxiety amongst others. I strive to ensure our therapeutic sessions feel a safe and protected space to hold not only the difficulties you are experiencing but also you as an individual. I consider myself to be a warm and friendly person who will treat you with compassion, encourage your growth and allow for humour along the way.
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Photo of Coral Sabrina Taylor, Counsellor in Northampton, England
Coral Sabrina Taylor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Northampton NN2  (Online Only)
Hey there! Welcome. How are you? Sometimes there are too many words and sometimes there are no words. Sometimes it’s just a feeling on the inside or a weight on the outside. Or maybe it is more identifiable for you... Perhaps you're stressed at work? Feeling lost in life? Going through big changes? Not feeling yourself? Struggling with your identity, sexuality, health, or relationships? Dealing with painful life events? Whatever it feels like for you, whether you can explain the feeling or not, I'm here for you and I'm ready to listen and you will be heard. You deserve to be heard. You deserve to be happy.
Hey there! Welcome. How are you? Sometimes there are too many words and sometimes there are no words. Sometimes it’s just a feeling on the inside or a weight on the outside. Or maybe it is more identifiable for you... Perhaps you're stressed at work? Feeling lost in life? Going through big changes? Not feeling yourself? Struggling with your identity, sexuality, health, or relationships? Dealing with painful life events? Whatever it feels like for you, whether you can explain the feeling or not, I'm here for you and I'm ready to listen and you will be heard. You deserve to be heard. You deserve to be happy.
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Photo of Anna Bialous-Griffiths, Psychologist in Northampton, England
Anna Bialous-Griffiths
Psychologist, MA, FMBPsS
Verified Verified
Northampton NN2
Hello. I am a Psychologist and Psychotherapist that has been offering a confidential service, working with couples, individuals and groups for over 17 years in both English and Polish language. I help people who: want to deal better with their emotions ( anxiety, loneliness, sadness, anger, etc); are going through a life crisis; have experienced trauma; want to regain inner balance; want to increase their motivation, self-confidence and resistance to stress; want to improve relationships with other people; want to effectively achieve their goals or make an important change in their life.
Hello. I am a Psychologist and Psychotherapist that has been offering a confidential service, working with couples, individuals and groups for over 17 years in both English and Polish language. I help people who: want to deal better with their emotions ( anxiety, loneliness, sadness, anger, etc); are going through a life crisis; have experienced trauma; want to regain inner balance; want to increase their motivation, self-confidence and resistance to stress; want to improve relationships with other people; want to effectively achieve their goals or make an important change in their life.
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Photo of Natasha Rose (Spiritual Counsellor), Counsellor in Northampton, England
Natasha Rose (Spiritual Counsellor)
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Northampton NN2  (Online Only)
To me, spirituality simply means expanding consciousness in a way that allows you to differentiate between your thinking and your awareness, to enable deep healing and advance personal growth. This is primarily how I work as a therapist, but my person-centred training is at the core of all I do.
To me, spirituality simply means expanding consciousness in a way that allows you to differentiate between your thinking and your awareness, to enable deep healing and advance personal growth. This is primarily how I work as a therapist, but my person-centred training is at the core of all I do.
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Photo of Albertina Fisher, Psychotherapist in Northampton, England
Albertina Fisher
Psychotherapist, MSc, COSRT General
Verified Verified
Northampton NN1  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Intimate relationships can sometimes be difficult and even painful, whether we are currently in one, have recently left one, or are alone and longing to be part of a couple. I specialise in helping people with sexual and relationship issues as they affect both individuals and couples. If you are in a couple, I will provide you with a supportive, neutral environment in which it becomes possible to think and communicate in ways you may find it difficult to do on your own. When it comes to sexual issues, I will make you feel comfortable talking about them, and provide you with information, advice, and homework as needed.
Intimate relationships can sometimes be difficult and even painful, whether we are currently in one, have recently left one, or are alone and longing to be part of a couple. I specialise in helping people with sexual and relationship issues as they affect both individuals and couples. If you are in a couple, I will provide you with a supportive, neutral environment in which it becomes possible to think and communicate in ways you may find it difficult to do on your own. When it comes to sexual issues, I will make you feel comfortable talking about them, and provide you with information, advice, and homework as needed.
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Photo of Deborah Lock, Counsellor in Northampton, England
Deborah Lock
Counsellor, MSc, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Northampton NN1
Working within the mental health and safeguarding arena’s for many years I have nurtured a genuine fascination for people and their individual stories. I am able to employ this diverse experience to inform my practice as a Psychotherapist. As a Counsellor for Rape Crisis I have significant experience of working with survivors of sexual violence and trauma. Additionally, I have worked with the Police service for 18 years, developing a passion for working individually with emergency services, medical or armed forces personnel to help them process the many sources of trauma they encounter in their working lives.
Working within the mental health and safeguarding arena’s for many years I have nurtured a genuine fascination for people and their individual stories. I am able to employ this diverse experience to inform my practice as a Psychotherapist. As a Counsellor for Rape Crisis I have significant experience of working with survivors of sexual violence and trauma. Additionally, I have worked with the Police service for 18 years, developing a passion for working individually with emergency services, medical or armed forces personnel to help them process the many sources of trauma they encounter in their working lives.
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Photo of Catherine Bartlett, Counsellor in Northampton, England
Catherine Bartlett
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Northampton NN7
You want to feel better. That's obvious because you wouldn't be reading this otherwise. Maybe you are feeling a sense of loss? Or perhaps you are anxious and overwhelmed. You might have lost a person close to you, your health, your job, or you maybe you are unsure of your place or direction in life. If you are struggling with any of these things counselling can help you start to make sense of things. Whether you feel the need to explore the past in order to make sense of it, or to concentrate on now, to improve your life and identify goals, I can help you with that
You want to feel better. That's obvious because you wouldn't be reading this otherwise. Maybe you are feeling a sense of loss? Or perhaps you are anxious and overwhelmed. You might have lost a person close to you, your health, your job, or you maybe you are unsure of your place or direction in life. If you are struggling with any of these things counselling can help you start to make sense of things. Whether you feel the need to explore the past in order to make sense of it, or to concentrate on now, to improve your life and identify goals, I can help you with that
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Photo of Mensah Wellbeing in Northampton, England
Mensah Wellbeing
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Northampton NN5
Welcome to Mensah Wellbeing, a mental health and well-being hub dedicated to supporting neurodivergent adults and children, as well as those facing anxiety, PTSD, trauma, and related disorders. Founded on the principles of compassion, expertise, and inclusivity, our mission is to provide exceptional assessments and therapeutic interventions that empower individuals and families on their journey toward mental health and well-being.
Welcome to Mensah Wellbeing, a mental health and well-being hub dedicated to supporting neurodivergent adults and children, as well as those facing anxiety, PTSD, trauma, and related disorders. Founded on the principles of compassion, expertise, and inclusivity, our mission is to provide exceptional assessments and therapeutic interventions that empower individuals and families on their journey toward mental health and well-being.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Northampton

100+

Average cost per session

£60

Counsellors in Northampton who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
89% Depression
84% Self Esteem
84% Stress
75% Relationship Issues
74% Coping Skills
67% Bereavement

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

80% Aviva
70% AXA PPP
63% Vitality

How Counsellors in Northampton see their clients

87% In Person and Online
13% Online Only

Gender breakdown

77% Female
21% Male
2% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Northampton?

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.