Counselling in Owler Bar

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Celia Sanderson
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Owler Bar S17
Waitlist for new clients
Welcome. Are you looking for change? Are you seeking a safe, private space to be truly heard and understood; to make sense of what governs your daily thoughts, feelings and behaviour? Perhaps you have lost a loved one, experienced a traumatic event, or are looking to understand who you are, how you relate to others and how you experience the world around you. Together by examining what is and what has been, you can unlock your true life potential.
Welcome. Are you looking for change? Are you seeking a safe, private space to be truly heard and understood; to make sense of what governs your daily thoughts, feelings and behaviour? Perhaps you have lost a loved one, experienced a traumatic event, or are looking to understand who you are, how you relate to others and how you experience the world around you. Together by examining what is and what has been, you can unlock your true life potential.
0114 697 6917 View 0114 697 6917
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Nicola Donaldson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Owler Bar S17
There are so many reasons why people might seek therapy: you may feel low or depressed, anxious, or stressed, or perhaps need help in making sense of your life. Human issues and experiences can touch and affect us in unique ways: loss, grief, abuse, relationships (past or present), life changes, loneliness or trauma, and therapy can provide a space to help you explore and make sense of these issues.
There are so many reasons why people might seek therapy: you may feel low or depressed, anxious, or stressed, or perhaps need help in making sense of your life. Human issues and experiences can touch and affect us in unique ways: loss, grief, abuse, relationships (past or present), life changes, loneliness or trauma, and therapy can provide a space to help you explore and make sense of these issues.
0114 697 7070 View 0114 697 7070
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M. E. Rebello
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Owler Bar S17
I believe every individual has deep inherent dignity and that people are worth caring for. ​Yet we live in a world where we will suffer, some of us in deep and profound ways. I meet with many clients who have complex trauma or are working through challenges related to family or church hurt. They all desire to experience life differently, to heal and be renewed. Many of my clients also desire to work with a counsellor who has a Christian perspective and can offer insights on difficulties with Christian community.
I believe every individual has deep inherent dignity and that people are worth caring for. ​Yet we live in a world where we will suffer, some of us in deep and profound ways. I meet with many clients who have complex trauma or are working through challenges related to family or church hurt. They all desire to experience life differently, to heal and be renewed. Many of my clients also desire to work with a counsellor who has a Christian perspective and can offer insights on difficulties with Christian community.
0114 697 3987 View 0114 697 3987
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Philippa Moorhead
Counsellor, MA, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Owler Bar S17
Life feeling difficult? Discouraged at how hard everything feels? I've been there. I can help you find the confidence to decide you want to be in life. Do you get an anxious knot in your stomach on Sunday evening, thinking about the week ahead? Yet you can't ever seem to work hard enough or achieve enough to calm that feeling. Does this spill over into your relationships at home or work and you find yourself unaccountably irritated or angry with others, or withdrawing from them? Do you want to make changes but you have no idea what, never mind where, to start? I can help you find your path.
Life feeling difficult? Discouraged at how hard everything feels? I've been there. I can help you find the confidence to decide you want to be in life. Do you get an anxious knot in your stomach on Sunday evening, thinking about the week ahead? Yet you can't ever seem to work hard enough or achieve enough to calm that feeling. Does this spill over into your relationships at home or work and you find yourself unaccountably irritated or angry with others, or withdrawing from them? Do you want to make changes but you have no idea what, never mind where, to start? I can help you find your path.
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More Therapists Nearby

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Alena Prentice
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Sheffield S8
Not accepting new clients
Hi, I'm Alena. Whatever your reason for coming to therapy, I will offer you a warm, secure space to be heard and understood without judgement. I believe that a trusted therapy relationship can be deeply affirming, and can help you regain your sense of self. Whether its processing traumatic experiences, coping with anxiety or struggling with intense emotions, my aim is to help you make sense of what's going on for you. I will value you for the unique human being that you are, and work with you to regain your sense of self-worth. It is an honour to work with people from all walks of life. I am LGBTQIA+ friendly.
Hi, I'm Alena. Whatever your reason for coming to therapy, I will offer you a warm, secure space to be heard and understood without judgement. I believe that a trusted therapy relationship can be deeply affirming, and can help you regain your sense of self. Whether its processing traumatic experiences, coping with anxiety or struggling with intense emotions, my aim is to help you make sense of what's going on for you. I will value you for the unique human being that you are, and work with you to regain your sense of self-worth. It is an honour to work with people from all walks of life. I am LGBTQIA+ friendly.
0114 697 0124 View 0114 697 0124
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Lara Myers
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Sheffield S11
I work with clients who have experienced relational trauma in childhood or as adults and the difficulties that arise : PTSD, depression, low self esteem, shame, anger and problems forming safe trusting relationships. I also specialise in bereavement Issues. I use an integrative approach which means I offer a non directive, non judgemental space to : develop coping mechanisms; explore what has happened and make sense of what you are experiencing; share information to increase understanding of how/why we respond as we do ; try out new ways of being and interacting with people; understand and trust yourself and your intuition.
I work with clients who have experienced relational trauma in childhood or as adults and the difficulties that arise : PTSD, depression, low self esteem, shame, anger and problems forming safe trusting relationships. I also specialise in bereavement Issues. I use an integrative approach which means I offer a non directive, non judgemental space to : develop coping mechanisms; explore what has happened and make sense of what you are experiencing; share information to increase understanding of how/why we respond as we do ; try out new ways of being and interacting with people; understand and trust yourself and your intuition.
07866 849412 View 07866 849412
Photo of Zoe Hilbert, MNCPS Acc., Psychotherapist
Zoe Hilbert
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Dronfield S18
Feeling doubtful about your worth, questioning if you're good enough and battling with critical thoughts can be a daily struggle. It can take great courage to push past negative self-talk, to seek counselling and prioritise your own well-being. Whether you would like to explore a specific issue or understand yourself better, I offer a welcoming space where you can explore the difficulties you're experiencing at your own pace. Everyone that I work with is seen as unique, each possessing their own inner resources and an inbuilt ability to thrive and grow. I will meet you with warmth and listen with genuine care.
Feeling doubtful about your worth, questioning if you're good enough and battling with critical thoughts can be a daily struggle. It can take great courage to push past negative self-talk, to seek counselling and prioritise your own well-being. Whether you would like to explore a specific issue or understand yourself better, I offer a welcoming space where you can explore the difficulties you're experiencing at your own pace. Everyone that I work with is seen as unique, each possessing their own inner resources and an inbuilt ability to thrive and grow. I will meet you with warmth and listen with genuine care.
0114 697 1925 View 0114 697 1925
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Maggie Spark @ Lantern Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MA, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S11  (Online Only)
My name is Maggie and I am a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and EMDR therapist-in-training at Lantern Psychotherapy. Lantern Psychotherapy are a small group of professional, experienced therapists providing high quality online therapy, enabling you to access your therapy at a time and place convenient to you. I have many years' experience of providing therapy in the NHS, and I currently work as Deputy Programme Director for the Post-Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at the University of Sheffield alongside my private practice.
My name is Maggie and I am a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and EMDR therapist-in-training at Lantern Psychotherapy. Lantern Psychotherapy are a small group of professional, experienced therapists providing high quality online therapy, enabling you to access your therapy at a time and place convenient to you. I have many years' experience of providing therapy in the NHS, and I currently work as Deputy Programme Director for the Post-Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at the University of Sheffield alongside my private practice.
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Carrie Meadows
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S17
As a counsellor, I help those struggling with mental health concerns, relationship issues, grief, loss, burnout or low self-esteem. I am here to support you in finding a way through, aiming to create greater balance and harmony. I am a registered BACP counsellor with 20 years experience working 1:1 with people in mental health both as a parent coach and in education teaching yoga, mindfulness and emotional & social learning. Training in embodiment and trauma healing modalities has given me insight and a strong belief in the importance of integrating this alongside my person-centred counselling to work with the mind-body connection.
As a counsellor, I help those struggling with mental health concerns, relationship issues, grief, loss, burnout or low self-esteem. I am here to support you in finding a way through, aiming to create greater balance and harmony. I am a registered BACP counsellor with 20 years experience working 1:1 with people in mental health both as a parent coach and in education teaching yoga, mindfulness and emotional & social learning. Training in embodiment and trauma healing modalities has given me insight and a strong belief in the importance of integrating this alongside my person-centred counselling to work with the mind-body connection.
0114 697 3434 View 0114 697 3434
Photo of Christian Scott Perrin, PhD, CPsychol, Psychologist
Christian Scott Perrin
Psychologist, PhD, CPsychol
Verified Verified
Dronfield S18  (Online Only)
Do you feel as though you're 'stuck' in a place you'd rather not be? Do you feel as though life is becoming gradually less enjoyable? Do you find yourself asking 'is this it'? I've felt that way too - most people have. I help people realise that unwanted thoughts, feelings, and circumstances can, and do, change. We often define ourselves through our fears, insecurities, and anxieties and in doing so create a mental prison around ourselves. Common behaviours such as resistance and avoidance can make this even worse. Using traditional psychotherapy techniques, I focus on releasing people from these kinds of emotional chains.
Do you feel as though you're 'stuck' in a place you'd rather not be? Do you feel as though life is becoming gradually less enjoyable? Do you find yourself asking 'is this it'? I've felt that way too - most people have. I help people realise that unwanted thoughts, feelings, and circumstances can, and do, change. We often define ourselves through our fears, insecurities, and anxieties and in doing so create a mental prison around ourselves. Common behaviours such as resistance and avoidance can make this even worse. Using traditional psychotherapy techniques, I focus on releasing people from these kinds of emotional chains.
01246 932672 View 01246 932672
Photo of Tanya Dobrovolskis, MBACP, Counsellor
Tanya Dobrovolskis
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S8  (Online Only)
Hi I am Tanya, working on line or phone, I am a neurodivergent psychotherapist. Experienced in working with trauma, PTSD, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, low self-esteem, negative internal dialogue and ADHD. I use person centred and inner child therapy. This means looking back at your past to understand and challenge the unwanted behaviours you are dealing with today. I can offer you a safe environment to help you to change negative internal dialogue and low self-esteem and through self-compassion and empathy help you to build your self worth and feel stronger and more confident moving forward. I offer long and short term therapy.
Hi I am Tanya, working on line or phone, I am a neurodivergent psychotherapist. Experienced in working with trauma, PTSD, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, low self-esteem, negative internal dialogue and ADHD. I use person centred and inner child therapy. This means looking back at your past to understand and challenge the unwanted behaviours you are dealing with today. I can offer you a safe environment to help you to change negative internal dialogue and low self-esteem and through self-compassion and empathy help you to build your self worth and feel stronger and more confident moving forward. I offer long and short term therapy.
01226 664679 View 01226 664679
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Lilian Clesham
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S7
Welcome! . Life can be hard and challenging sometimes. The uncertain times we live give arise to anxiety, fear and often confusion. It might help to talk to explore your inner landscape and be supported in your understanding and choices that might be open to you. It takes courage sometimes to live life- change always take great courage. Psychotherapy is a collaborative journey where I help you into a different, perhaps more satisfying relationship with yourself. You might want to set goals, heal past hurts, find new ways of dealing the past and prepare for a different future.
Welcome! . Life can be hard and challenging sometimes. The uncertain times we live give arise to anxiety, fear and often confusion. It might help to talk to explore your inner landscape and be supported in your understanding and choices that might be open to you. It takes courage sometimes to live life- change always take great courage. Psychotherapy is a collaborative journey where I help you into a different, perhaps more satisfying relationship with yourself. You might want to set goals, heal past hurts, find new ways of dealing the past and prepare for a different future.
0114 553 1758 View 0114 553 1758
Photo of Roger Harrison, MBACP Accred, Counsellor
Roger Harrison
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sheffield S17
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.
0161 524 7711 View 0161 524 7711
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Dr Stacey Lavda
Psychologist, PsychD
Verified Verified
Sheffield S17
I am a Principal Clinical Psychologist and EMDR Therapist. I have been practicing in the NHS for 14+ years, and now also offer private sessions in a warm and welcoming clinic environment. We all have times in our life when we struggle with our emotions, mental well-being and relationships, or feel we have lost touch with who we are and what is important to us. Difficult experiences, now or in the past, can leave us feeling low in mood, anxious or with fluctuating emotions. If you feel this way then I hope to be able to help you.
I am a Principal Clinical Psychologist and EMDR Therapist. I have been practicing in the NHS for 14+ years, and now also offer private sessions in a warm and welcoming clinic environment. We all have times in our life when we struggle with our emotions, mental well-being and relationships, or feel we have lost touch with who we are and what is important to us. Difficult experiences, now or in the past, can leave us feeling low in mood, anxious or with fluctuating emotions. If you feel this way then I hope to be able to help you.
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Julia Slek Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S7
Welcome! Are you looking for someone to listen and support you as you navigate through your feelings and challenges? I'm here to help. My name is Julia, and I am a qualified counsellor with a special focus on bereavement counselling. I have spent many years helping clients and their families cope with loss, palliative care, and life-limiting illness. I am also trained to work with clients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, and other challenges.
Welcome! Are you looking for someone to listen and support you as you navigate through your feelings and challenges? I'm here to help. My name is Julia, and I am a qualified counsellor with a special focus on bereavement counselling. I have spent many years helping clients and their families cope with loss, palliative care, and life-limiting illness. I am also trained to work with clients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, and other challenges.
0114 697 6660 View 0114 697 6660
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Kate Trott
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S8
Hello. My name is Kate Trott. I'm a person-centred counsellor and psychotherapist. I want to offer you a safe space where you can feel seen and heard, cared for, and accepted as yourself. You may be feeling it's hard to have a voice; to acknowledge to others or even to yourself the distress, confusion, frustration, fear, sense of loss, or perhaps shame you may be experiencing. As a result, you may feel 'missed', lonely, isolated; that others assume you're 'coping' in daily life, relationships, at work, with illness, loss or change, or with experiences from the past. You may be considering links between feelings and physical health.
Hello. My name is Kate Trott. I'm a person-centred counsellor and psychotherapist. I want to offer you a safe space where you can feel seen and heard, cared for, and accepted as yourself. You may be feeling it's hard to have a voice; to acknowledge to others or even to yourself the distress, confusion, frustration, fear, sense of loss, or perhaps shame you may be experiencing. As a result, you may feel 'missed', lonely, isolated; that others assume you're 'coping' in daily life, relationships, at work, with illness, loss or change, or with experiences from the past. You may be considering links between feelings and physical health.
0114 697 3477 View 0114 697 3477
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Bex Fennell
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Sheffield S8
Hi, I am Bex and I am an Accredited Integrative Psychotherapist (NCS/ MBACP) and Counsellor with over 20 years’ experience of working within mental health. I work with both adults and children. I know that seeking counselling can be a daunting process, however, I offer a warm, supportive and non- judgemental space where we can explore any issues that could be preventing you from living a more fulfilling life. My years of training and experience in becoming a counsellor have taught me that each client is unique with their own perspective and understanding- it is my work to sit alongside you and understand your pain.
Hi, I am Bex and I am an Accredited Integrative Psychotherapist (NCS/ MBACP) and Counsellor with over 20 years’ experience of working within mental health. I work with both adults and children. I know that seeking counselling can be a daunting process, however, I offer a warm, supportive and non- judgemental space where we can explore any issues that could be preventing you from living a more fulfilling life. My years of training and experience in becoming a counsellor have taught me that each client is unique with their own perspective and understanding- it is my work to sit alongside you and understand your pain.
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Francis Schoeman
Psychologist, MA, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Sheffield S11
At Pawsitive Psychology, I don't just listen, I connect. I strongly believe the most impactful healing comes from within the therapeutic relationship.
At Pawsitive Psychology, I don't just listen, I connect. I strongly believe the most impactful healing comes from within the therapeutic relationship.
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Dawn White - Relationship Living
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dronfield S18
As a sex and relationship therapist I aim to provide an open space where people can discuss, and explore their intimate concerns and experiences in a non judgemental way. I work with both couples, individuals and multiple partnered people, whilst honouring all sexual orientations and practices. People that are experiencing sexual, emotional or deeper relationship issues, contact me to explore and understand what they can change and control, and also what patterns are repeating in their relationships. I am a sex positive therapist and have over 20 years extensive experience as a therapist.
As a sex and relationship therapist I aim to provide an open space where people can discuss, and explore their intimate concerns and experiences in a non judgemental way. I work with both couples, individuals and multiple partnered people, whilst honouring all sexual orientations and practices. People that are experiencing sexual, emotional or deeper relationship issues, contact me to explore and understand what they can change and control, and also what patterns are repeating in their relationships. I am a sex positive therapist and have over 20 years extensive experience as a therapist.
0114 697 2894 View 0114 697 2894
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Michelle Leeder Counselling and Wellbeing
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dronfield S18
Not accepting new clients
I am a dedicated female-centred therapist, devoted to empowering women to embrace their inherent worth. I firmly believe in the boundless potential and resilience of women and the profound impact of self-awareness on their lives. Remarkable transformations occur when women embark on their healing journey and delve into self-discovery. Whether in person or virtually, I love journeying with women through their growth and self-care and I know that the ripple effects of this journey are significant. I believe that fostering this inclusive and accepting space for individuals encourages collective nurturing also.
I am a dedicated female-centred therapist, devoted to empowering women to embrace their inherent worth. I firmly believe in the boundless potential and resilience of women and the profound impact of self-awareness on their lives. Remarkable transformations occur when women embark on their healing journey and delve into self-discovery. Whether in person or virtually, I love journeying with women through their growth and self-care and I know that the ripple effects of this journey are significant. I believe that fostering this inclusive and accepting space for individuals encourages collective nurturing also.
01773 483134 View 01773 483134

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Owler Bar

< 10

Counsellors in Owler Bar who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Bereavement
100% Peer Relationships
100% Women's Issues
100% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

3 Years

Gender breakdown

100% Female

How Counsellors in Owler Bar see their clients

100% In Person and Online
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Owler Bar?

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.