Counselling in Runfold

Photo of Mike Larcombe, Psychologist in Runfold, England
Mike Larcombe
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Runfold GU10
However you are feeling, you are most welcome in my therapy room! I have been working with adults, couples, parents and children for over 22 years. If you are struggling, or your child is, if your problems won't go away or they feel too big, I can help. Sometimes in therapy we work on thoughts and feelings, and other times behaviour (finding ways to do things differently), and sometimes we reflect, process, and make sense of the past. I perviously specialised in autistic spectrum conditions and have a wealth of experience in assessing complex and difficult-to-diagnose cases.
However you are feeling, you are most welcome in my therapy room! I have been working with adults, couples, parents and children for over 22 years. If you are struggling, or your child is, if your problems won't go away or they feel too big, I can help. Sometimes in therapy we work on thoughts and feelings, and other times behaviour (finding ways to do things differently), and sometimes we reflect, process, and make sense of the past. I perviously specialised in autistic spectrum conditions and have a wealth of experience in assessing complex and difficult-to-diagnose cases.
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Photo of Jade Redfern, Psychologist in Runfold, England
Jade Redfern
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Runfold GU10
Hi, I'm Jade an experienced Clinical Psychologist offering in-person and online video therapy to adults and young people. Do you sometimes feel alone, like no one understands you? Have you had difficult life events, such as divorce, bullying, abuse, accidents or losses? Do you feel guilty, angry or sad but not always knowing why? Do you avoid certain people or places to feel less afraid or overwhelmed? I will help you to process and learn ways to manage difficult feelings, discover your values and become unstuck from negative or self-critical thoughts that hold you back. Together we will help you build the life you want and deserve.
Hi, I'm Jade an experienced Clinical Psychologist offering in-person and online video therapy to adults and young people. Do you sometimes feel alone, like no one understands you? Have you had difficult life events, such as divorce, bullying, abuse, accidents or losses? Do you feel guilty, angry or sad but not always knowing why? Do you avoid certain people or places to feel less afraid or overwhelmed? I will help you to process and learn ways to manage difficult feelings, discover your values and become unstuck from negative or self-critical thoughts that hold you back. Together we will help you build the life you want and deserve.
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Victoria Champion
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Runfold GU10
Why Counselling and Psychotherapy? Talking to somebody about how you feel can be a very rewarding experience. Whatever it is, anxiety, depression, bereavement or grief, work related stress, relationship issues or just a general sense of malaise, we can talk through it all in a safe, empathic and non judgemental space. By forming a therapeutic relationship, based on absolute trust, we will work together at whatever pace you feel most comfortable with. I very much believe that everybody is an individual and the work we do will be unique to your own life events and circumstances. Please note I am currently only working online.
Why Counselling and Psychotherapy? Talking to somebody about how you feel can be a very rewarding experience. Whatever it is, anxiety, depression, bereavement or grief, work related stress, relationship issues or just a general sense of malaise, we can talk through it all in a safe, empathic and non judgemental space. By forming a therapeutic relationship, based on absolute trust, we will work together at whatever pace you feel most comfortable with. I very much believe that everybody is an individual and the work we do will be unique to your own life events and circumstances. Please note I am currently only working online.
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More Therapists Nearby

Photo of Lucille Ellis-Jones, Psychotherapist in Runfold, England
Lucille Ellis-Jones
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Farnham GU10
I am a UKCP registered systemic and family psychotherapist offering therapeutic support to everyone from all backgrounds, of all ages. I aim to provide a safe confidential space where you can talk about anything in your life that may be uncomfortable, confusing or painful without fear of judgement. I have provided emotional and mental health support to individuals, couples & families for several years working within the NHS and educaction. I have my own private practice based in Godalming Surrey, and also work in CAMHS within the NHS. Systemic therapy is especially helpful where there is more than one difficulty having an impact.
I am a UKCP registered systemic and family psychotherapist offering therapeutic support to everyone from all backgrounds, of all ages. I aim to provide a safe confidential space where you can talk about anything in your life that may be uncomfortable, confusing or painful without fear of judgement. I have provided emotional and mental health support to individuals, couples & families for several years working within the NHS and educaction. I have my own private practice based in Godalming Surrey, and also work in CAMHS within the NHS. Systemic therapy is especially helpful where there is more than one difficulty having an impact.
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Photo of Emily Gomes, Counsellor in Runfold, England
Emily Gomes
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Farnham GU10
I am an experienced and fully qualified therapeutic counsellor for children and adolescents aged 4-19 years old, and provide counselling in a confidential, non judgemental and safe setting. My therapy room is based in Farnborough and I am able to offer support and relief from the overwhelming and anxious feelings that can leave a child or adolescent feeling vulnerable. I have found that through the therapy process, children and young people can develop their communication skills and confidence levels, as well as learning how to cope with difficult feelings.
I am an experienced and fully qualified therapeutic counsellor for children and adolescents aged 4-19 years old, and provide counselling in a confidential, non judgemental and safe setting. My therapy room is based in Farnborough and I am able to offer support and relief from the overwhelming and anxious feelings that can leave a child or adolescent feeling vulnerable. I have found that through the therapy process, children and young people can develop their communication skills and confidence levels, as well as learning how to cope with difficult feelings.
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Photo of Andrew Byrne, Psychotherapist in Runfold, England
Andrew Byrne
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Farnham GU9
I'm a qualified and experienced Integrative & Short-term dynamic psychotherapist and supervisor based in Farnborough & Online I work with a range of conditions, my specialist areas are anxiety, depression, attachment, trauma, addictions, anger, bereavement, personality disorders, chronic pain & CFS/ME. I'm offering to face to face appointments in Farnborough. I am also continuing to provide online appointments.
I'm a qualified and experienced Integrative & Short-term dynamic psychotherapist and supervisor based in Farnborough & Online I work with a range of conditions, my specialist areas are anxiety, depression, attachment, trauma, addictions, anger, bereavement, personality disorders, chronic pain & CFS/ME. I'm offering to face to face appointments in Farnborough. I am also continuing to provide online appointments.
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Photo of Emma K Smith, Psychotherapist in Runfold, England
Emma K Smith
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Farnham GU10
Are you experiencing a difficult or challenging time in your life? Perhaps you are feeling stuck and unable to move forward? Whatever your reason for considering therapy and viewing my profile, it is often the case that we 'hit the wall' or 'crash' emotionally before we can identify that we may need professional support. When our usual coping mechanisms no longer work the struggle can be overwhelming. As your therapist I recognise this as your first and critical step toward positive change. You are, I'm sure, familiar with the phrase 'if you do what you've always done...you get what you've always got' and how true it is.....
Are you experiencing a difficult or challenging time in your life? Perhaps you are feeling stuck and unable to move forward? Whatever your reason for considering therapy and viewing my profile, it is often the case that we 'hit the wall' or 'crash' emotionally before we can identify that we may need professional support. When our usual coping mechanisms no longer work the struggle can be overwhelming. As your therapist I recognise this as your first and critical step toward positive change. You are, I'm sure, familiar with the phrase 'if you do what you've always done...you get what you've always got' and how true it is.....
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Photo of Stuart Ralph, Psychotherapist in Runfold, England
Stuart Ralph
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Farnham GU9
Waitlist for new clients
I work with clients from 4 years up to 25. I see a wide range of challenges including OCD, anxiety, depression, grief, school refusal, identity, mood, and peer problems. I have a special interest in OCD, having run a podcast for the last 7 years (5m downloads), and received the International OCD Foundation hero award in 2018. Childhood, adolescence and young adulthood can come with many challenges and difficulties, I offer a safe, empathic and compassionate approach to my clients, while providing evidence based solutions to their problems. I work in private practice, and as co-founder of The Integrative Centre for OCD Therapy.
I work with clients from 4 years up to 25. I see a wide range of challenges including OCD, anxiety, depression, grief, school refusal, identity, mood, and peer problems. I have a special interest in OCD, having run a podcast for the last 7 years (5m downloads), and received the International OCD Foundation hero award in 2018. Childhood, adolescence and young adulthood can come with many challenges and difficulties, I offer a safe, empathic and compassionate approach to my clients, while providing evidence based solutions to their problems. I work in private practice, and as co-founder of The Integrative Centre for OCD Therapy.
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Photo of Rachel Sheridan, Counsellor in Runfold, England
Rachel Sheridan
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Farnham GU10
Counselling can help you work through troubling emotions, thoughts or behaviour. This might include recurring thoughts, anxiety, depression and compulsive or unwanted behaviour. Counselling can also provide a space for those who wish to explore issues from their past including childhood and how these may be impacting them today. Sometimes clients find a few sessions just having the space and time to voice their concerns helps them to clarify things and make connections. Other clients will want to look more deeply into their past and current issues and may require more sessions. I work with individual adults (aged 18+).
Counselling can help you work through troubling emotions, thoughts or behaviour. This might include recurring thoughts, anxiety, depression and compulsive or unwanted behaviour. Counselling can also provide a space for those who wish to explore issues from their past including childhood and how these may be impacting them today. Sometimes clients find a few sessions just having the space and time to voice their concerns helps them to clarify things and make connections. Other clients will want to look more deeply into their past and current issues and may require more sessions. I work with individual adults (aged 18+).
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Photo of Donna Neale, Counsellor in Runfold, England
Donna Neale
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Farnham GU9
I work with adults and young people from age 11 - aiming to provide a walm welcoming environment to explore any of life's challenges. We all have moments where we need additional support, I can offer compassionate and empathetic understanding of the distress you may be experiencing, I can help you with depression, anxiety, anger, social anxiety, ODC symptoms, low self-esteem or just support you through a challenging time.
I work with adults and young people from age 11 - aiming to provide a walm welcoming environment to explore any of life's challenges. We all have moments where we need additional support, I can offer compassionate and empathetic understanding of the distress you may be experiencing, I can help you with depression, anxiety, anger, social anxiety, ODC symptoms, low self-esteem or just support you through a challenging time.
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Photo of The Integrative Centre for OCD Therapy, Counsellor in Runfold, England
The Integrative Centre for OCD Therapy
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Farnham GU9
Our therapists work online across the UK, we also work face to face with children and young people in Farnham (Surrey) & Herne Hill (London), and with adults in Manchester. Hello, we are the Integrative Centre for OCD Therapy. The founders BACP accredited therapists Jonny Say and Stuart Ralph founded the centre in 2023 to address the need for more affordable and effective therapy options in the UK. Having both suffered from OCD for long periods of time, they created the clinic to help others sooner. Our therapists cover a range of ages from 6 years old up.
Our therapists work online across the UK, we also work face to face with children and young people in Farnham (Surrey) & Herne Hill (London), and with adults in Manchester. Hello, we are the Integrative Centre for OCD Therapy. The founders BACP accredited therapists Jonny Say and Stuart Ralph founded the centre in 2023 to address the need for more affordable and effective therapy options in the UK. Having both suffered from OCD for long periods of time, they created the clinic to help others sooner. Our therapists cover a range of ages from 6 years old up.
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Photo of Sharon Evans, Counsellor in Runfold, England
Sharon Evans
Counsellor, ACC-AC
Verified Verified
Farnham GU9
I am qualified as an integrative counsellor and supervisor. Central to my counselling approach is building a warm, confidential and restorative relationship with each of my clients. As an integrative counsellor, I draw on a variety of counselling theories and approaches to suit each client's individual needs. An initial session of approx 30 mins (free of charge) can be arranged to discuss your requirements and how I can support you.
I am qualified as an integrative counsellor and supervisor. Central to my counselling approach is building a warm, confidential and restorative relationship with each of my clients. As an integrative counsellor, I draw on a variety of counselling theories and approaches to suit each client's individual needs. An initial session of approx 30 mins (free of charge) can be arranged to discuss your requirements and how I can support you.
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Photo of Christine May, Psychologist in Runfold, England
Christine May
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Farnham GU9
Whether you are seeking help for a long-standing mental health difficulty, support to manage a current crisis or more general personal development, it can be scary to reach out to others. People come to therapy for many different reasons and it is important to find the right therapist, who can help you explore your feelings and develop ways of managing in an honest, collaborative environment. I am warm, caring and compassionate and able to provide an open, non-judgemental space for you to share and explore your difficulties. Together we will work to understand how they have developed and what can be done to improve your wellbeing.
Whether you are seeking help for a long-standing mental health difficulty, support to manage a current crisis or more general personal development, it can be scary to reach out to others. People come to therapy for many different reasons and it is important to find the right therapist, who can help you explore your feelings and develop ways of managing in an honest, collaborative environment. I am warm, caring and compassionate and able to provide an open, non-judgemental space for you to share and explore your difficulties. Together we will work to understand how they have developed and what can be done to improve your wellbeing.
01252 986036 View 01252 986036
Photo of Sophia Grant, Psychotherapist in Runfold, England
Sophia Grant
Psychotherapist, PhD, MBACP
Verified Verified
Farnham GU9
Hello I'm Sophia, a transpersonal psychotherapist fully insured and registered with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (MBACP). I aim to help clients develop a greater sense of meaning, purpose, and connection with themselves and the world around them. I also support integration work from altered states.
Hello I'm Sophia, a transpersonal psychotherapist fully insured and registered with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (MBACP). I aim to help clients develop a greater sense of meaning, purpose, and connection with themselves and the world around them. I also support integration work from altered states.
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Photo of Tim O'Neill, Counsellor in Runfold, England
Tim O'Neill
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified Verified
Farnham GU9
My name is Tim. I have 26 years experience as a BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist. I offer counselling to adults of all ages and young people. I also offer online sessions and Walk & Talk therapy. The areas of counselling I have specialisms in are young people, various Anxiety disorders, Stress, Depression and Bereavement. I also offer counselling to trainee counsellors. I am a qualified supervisor of experienced and trainee counsellors. I also have BUPA recognition. Other Issues i work with include: family issues, relationship breakdown, panic disorder and self-harm. I offer a Free initial 20 min phone consultation.
My name is Tim. I have 26 years experience as a BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist. I offer counselling to adults of all ages and young people. I also offer online sessions and Walk & Talk therapy. The areas of counselling I have specialisms in are young people, various Anxiety disorders, Stress, Depression and Bereavement. I also offer counselling to trainee counsellors. I am a qualified supervisor of experienced and trainee counsellors. I also have BUPA recognition. Other Issues i work with include: family issues, relationship breakdown, panic disorder and self-harm. I offer a Free initial 20 min phone consultation.
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Photo of Louise Morris, Psychotherapist in Runfold, England
Louise Morris
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Farnham GU9
We all experience difficulties and challenges in our lives. Sometimes, problems can feel overwhelming, even unbearable. At times, we may feel that we ourselves are the problem. I offer a non-judgemental, confidential space where, together, we can explore the challenges you face. Some facts of our lives cannot be changed – having happened already or, for example, illness or impending loss. As your therapist, my aim is to offer you the relationship and support you need to reflect on and be more able to cope with difficult life events.
We all experience difficulties and challenges in our lives. Sometimes, problems can feel overwhelming, even unbearable. At times, we may feel that we ourselves are the problem. I offer a non-judgemental, confidential space where, together, we can explore the challenges you face. Some facts of our lives cannot be changed – having happened already or, for example, illness or impending loss. As your therapist, my aim is to offer you the relationship and support you need to reflect on and be more able to cope with difficult life events.
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Photo of Charlotte Cwajna, Counsellor in Runfold, England
Charlotte Cwajna
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Farnham GU9
Hello. I offer individual counselling, and couple counselling, face-to-face and online. I believe change comes from within and I will help you to work through and process the issues facing you. Are you are feeling confused, angry, worried, anxious, scared, lonely, depressed? Are you having difficulties in your relationships? Talking through what is troubling you, can bring a sense of relief. I provide a supportive, calm, and non judgemental space, where you will feel listened to and heard
Hello. I offer individual counselling, and couple counselling, face-to-face and online. I believe change comes from within and I will help you to work through and process the issues facing you. Are you are feeling confused, angry, worried, anxious, scared, lonely, depressed? Are you having difficulties in your relationships? Talking through what is troubling you, can bring a sense of relief. I provide a supportive, calm, and non judgemental space, where you will feel listened to and heard
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Photo of Hannah Turner Mbacp Ukcp, Psychotherapist in Runfold, England
Hannah Turner Mbacp Ukcp
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Farnham GU9
Typically clients who seek therapy with me are looking to address situations which cause difficulty in their lives. They are seeking support to change how they currently experience life, to experience living in the world differently. Perhaps you are feeling stuck, sad, angry, anxious, hopeless, scared, lonely, depressed, lacking self-esteem, loss of control, or worried and need support in finding new ways coping or to change your experience.
Typically clients who seek therapy with me are looking to address situations which cause difficulty in their lives. They are seeking support to change how they currently experience life, to experience living in the world differently. Perhaps you are feeling stuck, sad, angry, anxious, hopeless, scared, lonely, depressed, lacking self-esteem, loss of control, or worried and need support in finding new ways coping or to change your experience.
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Photo of Sophie Batra, Psychotherapist in Runfold, England
Sophie Batra
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Farnham GU9
Are you looking for more peace, contentment and clarity in your life? Starting therapy is a courageous step to take, and it would by my privilege to be alongside you as you embark on this journey. I have experience working with clients facing a wide range of issues, including anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, perfectionism, loss, anger, depression and struggles with relationships. I offer a space where clients feel heard and fully accepted, so you can start to gain self-understanding and feel empowered to make the changes in your life you've always wanted.
Are you looking for more peace, contentment and clarity in your life? Starting therapy is a courageous step to take, and it would by my privilege to be alongside you as you embark on this journey. I have experience working with clients facing a wide range of issues, including anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, perfectionism, loss, anger, depression and struggles with relationships. I offer a space where clients feel heard and fully accepted, so you can start to gain self-understanding and feel empowered to make the changes in your life you've always wanted.
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Photo of Nicky Barrie, Counsellor in Runfold, England
Nicky Barrie
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Farnham GU10
Hi, I’m Nicky, I provide counselling for individuals aged 11 and above, on a short or long-term basis. Life often presents challenges that can leave us feeling overwhelmed or lost. This could be from the weight of anxiety, low self-esteem, self-harm, friendship issues, exam stress, relationship challenges with family and friends, and bereavement. I specialise in helping individuals navigate these storms, offering a path towards a better understanding of themselves, their feelings, and their unique struggles
Hi, I’m Nicky, I provide counselling for individuals aged 11 and above, on a short or long-term basis. Life often presents challenges that can leave us feeling overwhelmed or lost. This could be from the weight of anxiety, low self-esteem, self-harm, friendship issues, exam stress, relationship challenges with family and friends, and bereavement. I specialise in helping individuals navigate these storms, offering a path towards a better understanding of themselves, their feelings, and their unique struggles
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Runfold

< 10

Counsellors in Runfold who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Child
100% Chronic Pain
100% Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
100% Parenting

Average years in practice

15 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aviva
67% Cigna and Evernorth
67% Bupa

How Counsellors in Runfold see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

50% Female
50% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Runfold?

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.