Counselling in Rye

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Raymond Dixon Msc
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified
Rye TN31
I have worked in and specialised in addiction problems involving alcohol, drugs and gambling for 21 years. I am now solely in private practice but previously managed an addiction unit and devised the programme at a major London private hospital for 16 years, facilitating group and individual therapy and family groups. I have given lectures on substance abuse and problem gambling to professionals including GP's and Consultant Psychiatrists. I have worked at addiction treatment centres in the USA. I treat families and partners too. I also work with those who are suffering from abuse and not addiction. www.raymonddixon.co.uk
I have worked in and specialised in addiction problems involving alcohol, drugs and gambling for 21 years. I am now solely in private practice but previously managed an addiction unit and devised the programme at a major London private hospital for 16 years, facilitating group and individual therapy and family groups. I have given lectures on substance abuse and problem gambling to professionals including GP's and Consultant Psychiatrists. I have worked at addiction treatment centres in the USA. I treat families and partners too. I also work with those who are suffering from abuse and not addiction. www.raymonddixon.co.uk
01748 902472 View 01748 902472
Photo of Vitalija Grundaite, Counsellor in Rye, England
Vitalija Grundaite
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Rye TN31
You might be surrounded by people and still feel alone. You might be screaming in a roomful of people and still not be heard. You might spend a big part of your life trying to fit into somebody's frame but still not feel enough or your true self. You might feel that something is not right, even though you can't put the finger on it, but still know it doesn't feel right. The path to finding yourself, thriving, making a change, and building connections with others could be unfamiliar and even scary. I am passionate about working with people that have experienced trauma.
You might be surrounded by people and still feel alone. You might be screaming in a roomful of people and still not be heard. You might spend a big part of your life trying to fit into somebody's frame but still not feel enough or your true self. You might feel that something is not right, even though you can't put the finger on it, but still know it doesn't feel right. The path to finding yourself, thriving, making a change, and building connections with others could be unfamiliar and even scary. I am passionate about working with people that have experienced trauma.
01323 402833 View 01323 402833
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Rebecca Flintham
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Rye TN31
Deciding to see a therapist takes courage, it's a leap of faith and it is a really positive step towards starting to feel better. Together we work out what needs to change so you can feel happier in yourself and in your relationships . We find the tools you need to deal with what's happening now and the space to explore your past and what you want for your future. When we don't change what feels wrong it doesn't just go away. Sometimes it feels so difficult or confusing that we don't even know where to start. The fact that you are reading this is a start.
Deciding to see a therapist takes courage, it's a leap of faith and it is a really positive step towards starting to feel better. Together we work out what needs to change so you can feel happier in yourself and in your relationships . We find the tools you need to deal with what's happening now and the space to explore your past and what you want for your future. When we don't change what feels wrong it doesn't just go away. Sometimes it feels so difficult or confusing that we don't even know where to start. The fact that you are reading this is a start.
01722 444021 View 01722 444021
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Nicholas Antoni Opyrchal
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Rye TN31
I am a counsellor and psychotherapist who is interested in helping clients find a sense of meaning and purpose in their lives, coping with anxiety and depression and helping them find more fulfilling relationships. I enjoy working with people who feel like 'outsiders', and also have a wealth of experience in working with addictions and integrating disturbing experiences - including clients who want to integrate experiences with psychedelic substances, or have recovered from psychosis. I am also interested in working with people who have been in relationships which have been abusive, helping them to learn to move forward into new more healthy relationships.
I am a counsellor and psychotherapist who is interested in helping clients find a sense of meaning and purpose in their lives, coping with anxiety and depression and helping them find more fulfilling relationships. I enjoy working with people who feel like 'outsiders', and also have a wealth of experience in working with addictions and integrating disturbing experiences - including clients who want to integrate experiences with psychedelic substances, or have recovered from psychosis. I am also interested in working with people who have been in relationships which have been abusive, helping them to learn to move forward into new more healthy relationships.
020 3893 2069 View 020 3893 2069
Photo of BVY Counselling, Counsellor in Rye, England
BVY Counselling
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Rye TN31
Hello I’m Michelle an integrative Counsellor who supports people who are suffering with Anxiety, Anger , Depression and Addictions. Together we can work through your emotions at a speed that is comfortable for you.
Hello I’m Michelle an integrative Counsellor who supports people who are suffering with Anxiety, Anger , Depression and Addictions. Together we can work through your emotions at a speed that is comfortable for you.
01797 330756 View 01797 330756
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Joanna Scott
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
Rye TN31  (Online Only)
I understand that deciding to start counselling and therapy can feel like a big step, from the start of therapy I encourage my clients to feel empowered through the therapy process. It may be that you've lost a loved one, experiencing family issues, relationship breakdown, struggling with anxiety or work-place stress. It's common to be experiencing a few of these life issues at the same time, which can lead to overwhelm and burnout. As a psychotherapist I aim to offer a tailored approach to each client in therapy sessions.
I understand that deciding to start counselling and therapy can feel like a big step, from the start of therapy I encourage my clients to feel empowered through the therapy process. It may be that you've lost a loved one, experiencing family issues, relationship breakdown, struggling with anxiety or work-place stress. It's common to be experiencing a few of these life issues at the same time, which can lead to overwhelm and burnout. As a psychotherapist I aim to offer a tailored approach to each client in therapy sessions.
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Louise Futcher
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
Rye TN31  (Online Only)
I provide support with a variety of issues esp around identity, gaining deeper self-knowledge, around marginalisation, relational difficulties, but also on major life changes inc menopause and midlife, and emotional literacy. Some use the space to gain self awareness, some to bring about change within a supportive environment where they can reflect and work through fears and trauma, and some wish to explore specific issues which have recently arisen. I work with adult clients of all sexualities and genders, specialising in LGBTQ+, non-monogamy, and kink. Feminist, anti-oppression, queer-affirming and sex positive. ND & HSP informed.
I provide support with a variety of issues esp around identity, gaining deeper self-knowledge, around marginalisation, relational difficulties, but also on major life changes inc menopause and midlife, and emotional literacy. Some use the space to gain self awareness, some to bring about change within a supportive environment where they can reflect and work through fears and trauma, and some wish to explore specific issues which have recently arisen. I work with adult clients of all sexualities and genders, specialising in LGBTQ+, non-monogamy, and kink. Feminist, anti-oppression, queer-affirming and sex positive. ND & HSP informed.
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Emma Davis
Psychotherapist, COSRT General
Verified
Rye TN31
With over two decades of experience as an integrative therapist, I have dedicated my career to helping individuals and couples navigate the complexities of fertility, reproductive health, pregnancy, psychosexual challenges, and relationship issues. In 2003, I established a groundbreaking clinic in London that specialised in these fields using a variety of modalities. My therapeutic style is rooted in empathy, holism, rational emotional behavioural therapy (CBT model) and a person-centred approach. I draw upon a diverse range of techniques to delve into the underlying roots of any issue. I am also certified hypnotherapist.
With over two decades of experience as an integrative therapist, I have dedicated my career to helping individuals and couples navigate the complexities of fertility, reproductive health, pregnancy, psychosexual challenges, and relationship issues. In 2003, I established a groundbreaking clinic in London that specialised in these fields using a variety of modalities. My therapeutic style is rooted in empathy, holism, rational emotional behavioural therapy (CBT model) and a person-centred approach. I draw upon a diverse range of techniques to delve into the underlying roots of any issue. I am also certified hypnotherapist.
020 3984 7639 View 020 3984 7639
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Dr Hugh Milburn
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Rye TN31
I am a highly experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Child & Family Psychotherapist with over twenty years experience working with Children, Adolescence (CAMHS), Families and Adult mental well being. My clinical services are based in Hastings and Brighton. I provide psychological clinical services to help with psychological distress such as anxiety, low mood, poor self-esteem, complex trauma and eating disorders. I offer a friendly, flexible and holistic approach, providing a range of therapeutic interventions tailored to the individual's or families' needs.
I am a highly experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Child & Family Psychotherapist with over twenty years experience working with Children, Adolescence (CAMHS), Families and Adult mental well being. My clinical services are based in Hastings and Brighton. I provide psychological clinical services to help with psychological distress such as anxiety, low mood, poor self-esteem, complex trauma and eating disorders. I offer a friendly, flexible and holistic approach, providing a range of therapeutic interventions tailored to the individual's or families' needs.
01424 400191 View 01424 400191
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Dorothy Arnott
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Rye TN31
'Life is not the way it supposed to be. It is the way it is. The way we cope with it is what makes the difference.' Virginia Satir, psychotherapist. Changes, challenges, fears and loss are all part of our human experience. Sometimes we can manage the difficulties we face, on other occasions we may feel overwhelmed and in need of support. This is true for people at all stages of life. I offer a safe, non-judgemental, confidential and comfortable environment where you can talk about and creatively explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences.
'Life is not the way it supposed to be. It is the way it is. The way we cope with it is what makes the difference.' Virginia Satir, psychotherapist. Changes, challenges, fears and loss are all part of our human experience. Sometimes we can manage the difficulties we face, on other occasions we may feel overwhelmed and in need of support. This is true for people at all stages of life. I offer a safe, non-judgemental, confidential and comfortable environment where you can talk about and creatively explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences.
01424 238983 View 01424 238983
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Ripple Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Rye TN31
Hi, I am Charlotte. I am registered counsellor. I work with individuals and couples aged 18+ either online or in person. I work with anxiety, depression, relationship and family issues. Counselling can help you understand your situation and offers a space to talk about whats going on for you. My aim is to build a working relationship where you feel heard and able to work through the reasons for seeking counselling. Understanding your situation allows you to connect to your emotions and identify changes you may wish to make to improve your wellbeing.
Hi, I am Charlotte. I am registered counsellor. I work with individuals and couples aged 18+ either online or in person. I work with anxiety, depression, relationship and family issues. Counselling can help you understand your situation and offers a space to talk about whats going on for you. My aim is to build a working relationship where you feel heard and able to work through the reasons for seeking counselling. Understanding your situation allows you to connect to your emotions and identify changes you may wish to make to improve your wellbeing.
01424 232891 View 01424 232891
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Sam Hughes
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Rye TN31
Even at the best of times, life can be a confusing, scary, and sometimes lonely experience. Are you experiencing a time of change? Facing a big decision? Feeling stuck? Searching for clarity or meaning? Perhaps you're longing for space where you can reflect and find your voice. Working together, we can find ways to improve your experience of the world and identify and overcome the various obstacles that we find along the way. I provide a friendly, non-judgemental, welcoming relationship where your thoughts and feelings can be safely unpacked and treated with care and attention to help make your life more fulfilling.
Even at the best of times, life can be a confusing, scary, and sometimes lonely experience. Are you experiencing a time of change? Facing a big decision? Feeling stuck? Searching for clarity or meaning? Perhaps you're longing for space where you can reflect and find your voice. Working together, we can find ways to improve your experience of the world and identify and overcome the various obstacles that we find along the way. I provide a friendly, non-judgemental, welcoming relationship where your thoughts and feelings can be safely unpacked and treated with care and attention to help make your life more fulfilling.
01303 767115 View 01303 767115
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Charlotte Brown
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Rye TN31
Hi, I am a qualified person-centred counsellor in Hastings with experience of working with adults, adolescents and children. I offer a holistic and creative approach to therapy, where I have extensive training and experience working with a wide range of issues. I understand seeking counselling can be a very difficult daunting process. I am naturally empathic, supportive and non-judgmental. I am passionate in my belief of working together to create a trusting authentic therapeutic relationship, to explore potentially difficult and tender aspects of your life in a safe and confidential space.
Hi, I am a qualified person-centred counsellor in Hastings with experience of working with adults, adolescents and children. I offer a holistic and creative approach to therapy, where I have extensive training and experience working with a wide range of issues. I understand seeking counselling can be a very difficult daunting process. I am naturally empathic, supportive and non-judgmental. I am passionate in my belief of working together to create a trusting authentic therapeutic relationship, to explore potentially difficult and tender aspects of your life in a safe and confidential space.
01424 236856 View 01424 236856
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Jon Firth
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
Rye TN31
Most likely you are thinking about engaging with me because you are in pain/difficulty that has become too much to bear and you need relief and resolution, or to work at a deeper level to prevent a returning difficulty. People seek Therapy for many different reasons - we are all unique and that is OK Some presenting issues you will have heard of : Relationship / Couples Problems. Trauma / PTSD/CPTSD. Addiction. Anxiety. Depression. Self Worth. Anger / other Emotional Regulation. Online or In Person Available. (Clarification: Communities / Allied on Psychology Today - I have experience of Clients/people from within these groups)
Most likely you are thinking about engaging with me because you are in pain/difficulty that has become too much to bear and you need relief and resolution, or to work at a deeper level to prevent a returning difficulty. People seek Therapy for many different reasons - we are all unique and that is OK Some presenting issues you will have heard of : Relationship / Couples Problems. Trauma / PTSD/CPTSD. Addiction. Anxiety. Depression. Self Worth. Anger / other Emotional Regulation. Online or In Person Available. (Clarification: Communities / Allied on Psychology Today - I have experience of Clients/people from within these groups)
07723 425492 View 07723 425492

More Therapists Nearby

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East Sussex Counselling and Supervision
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Hastings TN35
I am a counsellor and counselling supervisor. I work with individuals and couples. Do you need some help with anger? Maybe you just wish you could stop feeling anxious? Perhaps you’ve been feeling really low, and have been feeling like this for a long time. Or wondering whether you’ll ever get over grief. Maybe you are seeking transformational change in your thinking. I have extensive experience in working with alcohol and substance misuse, sexual abuse and much more. I work positively to improving your well-bieng
I am a counsellor and counselling supervisor. I work with individuals and couples. Do you need some help with anger? Maybe you just wish you could stop feeling anxious? Perhaps you’ve been feeling really low, and have been feeling like this for a long time. Or wondering whether you’ll ever get over grief. Maybe you are seeking transformational change in your thinking. I have extensive experience in working with alcohol and substance misuse, sexual abuse and much more. I work positively to improving your well-bieng
01424 239103 View 01424 239103
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Tom Stonebridge
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38  (Online Only)
If you’re reading this, I’m guessing things aren’t feeling quite ‘right’ in your life at the moment. Perhaps you’re struggling with some difficult thoughts or feelings. Perhaps you’ve hit a fork in the road and you’re unsure which way to go. Perhaps you’re not really sure what ‘it’ is that needs to change. I believe that opening up and sharing your concerns with someone who is trained to listen and respond to you, is the first step in working through them. While counselling can’t remove the challenging experiences that you're facing, it can help to empower you so you can move through them with strength and purpose.
If you’re reading this, I’m guessing things aren’t feeling quite ‘right’ in your life at the moment. Perhaps you’re struggling with some difficult thoughts or feelings. Perhaps you’ve hit a fork in the road and you’re unsure which way to go. Perhaps you’re not really sure what ‘it’ is that needs to change. I believe that opening up and sharing your concerns with someone who is trained to listen and respond to you, is the first step in working through them. While counselling can’t remove the challenging experiences that you're facing, it can help to empower you so you can move through them with strength and purpose.
01424 238968 View 01424 238968
Photo of Hannah Creedon, Counsellor in Rye, England
Hannah Creedon
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Hastings TN34
I am a Queer,Irish,Integrative Counsellor with over 6 years experience working with the LGBTQ+ community. I can offer a non-judgmental space for us to explore what is troubling you. I like to work relationally, meaning that we can work towards helping you to relate in a way that feels healthier, through transparent, direct and authentic communication. I work with people aged 18+ both online (via Zoom) and in-person in central Brighton. I have experience working with depression, anxiety, gender identity, family issues, issues around 'coming out', self-esteem+ social isolation.Please get in touch if you would like to find out more!.
I am a Queer,Irish,Integrative Counsellor with over 6 years experience working with the LGBTQ+ community. I can offer a non-judgmental space for us to explore what is troubling you. I like to work relationally, meaning that we can work towards helping you to relate in a way that feels healthier, through transparent, direct and authentic communication. I work with people aged 18+ both online (via Zoom) and in-person in central Brighton. I have experience working with depression, anxiety, gender identity, family issues, issues around 'coming out', self-esteem+ social isolation.Please get in touch if you would like to find out more!.
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Photo of Carrie Dubber, Psychotherapist in Rye, England
Carrie Dubber
Psychotherapist, PsychD, MBABCP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Hastings TN34
I have worked in the NHS for 20 years, initially as an Occupational Therapist and subsequently as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and Therapy Supervisor. I have worked with a wide range of issues such as Anxiety, Phobias, Panic disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Depression PTSD and Trauma. I also work with relationship issues and the impact on depression, self esteem, body dysmorphia and eating issues. I am highly skilled in groupwork as well as 1:1 Therapy. Therapies Offered: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Inter-Personal Therapy (IPT). EMDR for PTSD and complex trauma.
I have worked in the NHS for 20 years, initially as an Occupational Therapist and subsequently as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and Therapy Supervisor. I have worked with a wide range of issues such as Anxiety, Phobias, Panic disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Depression PTSD and Trauma. I also work with relationship issues and the impact on depression, self esteem, body dysmorphia and eating issues. I am highly skilled in groupwork as well as 1:1 Therapy. Therapies Offered: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Inter-Personal Therapy (IPT). EMDR for PTSD and complex trauma.
01424 619017 View 01424 619017
Photo of Wendy Bennett, Counsellor in Rye, England
Wendy Bennett
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38
Hi, My name is Wendy and after 15 years of teaching, I decided to take my passion for pastoral care further and become a qualified counsellor. I work from a person-centered perspective but draw upon other modalities where appropriate to provide an individual approach. I provide a safe, welcoming and gentle space where you can express your thoughts and feelings in a completely confidential environment.
Hi, My name is Wendy and after 15 years of teaching, I decided to take my passion for pastoral care further and become a qualified counsellor. I work from a person-centered perspective but draw upon other modalities where appropriate to provide an individual approach. I provide a safe, welcoming and gentle space where you can express your thoughts and feelings in a completely confidential environment.
01424 238904 View 01424 238904
Photo of Dr Rachel Bull, Psychotherapist in Rye, England
Dr Rachel Bull
Psychotherapist, ACP
Verified
Hastings TN35
I see children and young people aged 0 - 25 with a wide range of difficulties - including complex mental health problems, autism, physical health conditions and those struggling with the day-to-day social and emotional challenges of growing up. Most people will experience times in their lives when they are worried or distressed. In an initial consultation we will explore the ways I might be able to help so that family life and emotional well-being can improve.
I see children and young people aged 0 - 25 with a wide range of difficulties - including complex mental health problems, autism, physical health conditions and those struggling with the day-to-day social and emotional challenges of growing up. Most people will experience times in their lives when they are worried or distressed. In an initial consultation we will explore the ways I might be able to help so that family life and emotional well-being can improve.
01424 619117 View 01424 619117

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Rye

10+

Average cost per session

£60

Counsellors in Rye who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
93% Depression
93% Self Esteem
86% Relationship Issues
86% Trauma and PTSD
86% Stress
71% Bereavement

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

75% Aviva
75% WPA
50% AXA PPP

How Counsellors in Rye see their clients

86% In Person and Online
14% Online Only

Gender breakdown

59% Female
33% Male
8% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Rye?

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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.