Counselling in Saltford

Photo of Helen Wright, Counsellor in Saltford, England
Helen Wright
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Saltford BS31  (Online Only)
As you’ve landed here, it's likely that you're navigating a period of distress and grappling with unresolved issues that you’re ready to address. If so, please know that you're warmly welcomed as you embark on this initial step. I offer support with a wide range of life’s challenges, such as interpersonal trauma, family dynamics, relationships, life transitions, anxiety, depression, feeling overwhelmed, difficult emotions, obsessions, compulsions, inappropriate fears, lack of direction or fulfilment, loss and grief, and communication skills.
As you’ve landed here, it's likely that you're navigating a period of distress and grappling with unresolved issues that you’re ready to address. If so, please know that you're warmly welcomed as you embark on this initial step. I offer support with a wide range of life’s challenges, such as interpersonal trauma, family dynamics, relationships, life transitions, anxiety, depression, feeling overwhelmed, difficult emotions, obsessions, compulsions, inappropriate fears, lack of direction or fulfilment, loss and grief, and communication skills.
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Photo of Angelina Lewis, Counsellor in Saltford, England
Angelina Lewis
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Saltford BS31
Waitlist for new clients
Offering 1:1 counselling sessions for a range of issues, including relationship and family problems, anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, loss, low self-esteem, or just experiencing a general feeling of dissatisfaction with life. I offer a warm and non-judgmental space to explore whatever is troubling you, big or small, at your own pace. As well as working from my quiet therapy room, I can also offer walk and talk therapy and sessions outside in nature if preferred.
Offering 1:1 counselling sessions for a range of issues, including relationship and family problems, anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, loss, low self-esteem, or just experiencing a general feeling of dissatisfaction with life. I offer a warm and non-judgmental space to explore whatever is troubling you, big or small, at your own pace. As well as working from my quiet therapy room, I can also offer walk and talk therapy and sessions outside in nature if preferred.
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Photo of Nikki Holmes, Psychotherapist in Saltford, England
Nikki Holmes
Psychotherapist, UKCP Trainee
Verified Verified
Saltford BS31
Life can bring us a variety of 'ups and downs.' Sometimes we feel able to cope with these and sometimes we need more support to see us through. You might be feeling stressed, anxious, lost or confused. It can be difficult to reach out and ask for help and you might feel worried about where or how to start. I can offer you a calm and non-judgemental space to explore whatever has brought you to Psychotherapy. I will follow your lead and work gently to support you in understanding yourself more fully, bringing self compassion to areas of difficulty and in moving towards greater freedom from whatever is troubling you.
Life can bring us a variety of 'ups and downs.' Sometimes we feel able to cope with these and sometimes we need more support to see us through. You might be feeling stressed, anxious, lost or confused. It can be difficult to reach out and ask for help and you might feel worried about where or how to start. I can offer you a calm and non-judgemental space to explore whatever has brought you to Psychotherapy. I will follow your lead and work gently to support you in understanding yourself more fully, bringing self compassion to areas of difficulty and in moving towards greater freedom from whatever is troubling you.
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Photo of Sam Fairgrieve, Psychotherapist in Saltford, England
Sam Fairgrieve
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Saltford BS31
Do you feel overwhelmed by your emotions? Is anxiety adversely affecting your day-to-day life? Has life lost it’s meaning for you, making it hard for you to find energy or enthusiasm for anything? Is the transition to parenthood more challenging that you envisaged? It can be difficult to imagine things can be different, but therapy can make change possible. Therapy can not only provide relief from distressing symptoms, but can also help you live at your highest level of capacity – free to feel fully alive and to thrive in all areas of your life.
Do you feel overwhelmed by your emotions? Is anxiety adversely affecting your day-to-day life? Has life lost it’s meaning for you, making it hard for you to find energy or enthusiasm for anything? Is the transition to parenthood more challenging that you envisaged? It can be difficult to imagine things can be different, but therapy can make change possible. Therapy can not only provide relief from distressing symptoms, but can also help you live at your highest level of capacity – free to feel fully alive and to thrive in all areas of your life.
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Photo of Claire Crocker, Psychotherapist in Saltford, England
Claire Crocker
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Saltford BS31
Life can be really tough at times. We can all go through periods when we feel we are constantly struggling to cope, and there are many different reasons why you might want to come to see a psychotherapist. You might be facing issues in the present, like relationship difficulties, bereavement or a health scare, or feeling overwhelmed by global events and challenges. Maybe you’re dealing with anxiety or depression, or feeling troubled by past events and experiences like abuse, violence or problematic relationships. Maybe you’re working though issues connected with gender, sexuality or identity generally.
Life can be really tough at times. We can all go through periods when we feel we are constantly struggling to cope, and there are many different reasons why you might want to come to see a psychotherapist. You might be facing issues in the present, like relationship difficulties, bereavement or a health scare, or feeling overwhelmed by global events and challenges. Maybe you’re dealing with anxiety or depression, or feeling troubled by past events and experiences like abuse, violence or problematic relationships. Maybe you’re working though issues connected with gender, sexuality or identity generally.
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Photo of Stanka Krnacova, Psychotherapist in Saltford, England
Stanka Krnacova
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Saltford BS31
Do you feel like it is difficult to reach your partner emotionally, are you being stone walled, afraid of conflict or are you people pleasing for a quiet life? Do you have a pattern of being submissive, passive aggressive or unable to effectively communicate your wants and needs? Do you feel like you and your partner don’t understand each other or feel as if you have married your mother or father? Couples therapy aims to uncover reactionary aspects of yourself that lead to discontent and a loss of connection and intimacy in your relationship. We will examine unhelpful dynamics and behavioural patterns and explore where you are stuck
Do you feel like it is difficult to reach your partner emotionally, are you being stone walled, afraid of conflict or are you people pleasing for a quiet life? Do you have a pattern of being submissive, passive aggressive or unable to effectively communicate your wants and needs? Do you feel like you and your partner don’t understand each other or feel as if you have married your mother or father? Couples therapy aims to uncover reactionary aspects of yourself that lead to discontent and a loss of connection and intimacy in your relationship. We will examine unhelpful dynamics and behavioural patterns and explore where you are stuck
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Photo of Kate Howells, Psychologist in Saltford, England
Kate Howells
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Kelston BA1
Waitlist for new clients
I am a Clinical Psychologist with more than 20 years experience of working with young people, adults (including couples) and families. I work in both the NHS and private practice, in person and online. I am open to working with men and women, younger and older with a broad range of difficulties including those affecting mental health and emotional wellbeing, behaviour, relationships and learning.
I am a Clinical Psychologist with more than 20 years experience of working with young people, adults (including couples) and families. I work in both the NHS and private practice, in person and online. I am open to working with men and women, younger and older with a broad range of difficulties including those affecting mental health and emotional wellbeing, behaviour, relationships and learning.
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Photo of Hannah Raine-Smith, Psychotherapist in Saltford, England
Hannah Raine-Smith
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Longwell Green BS30
I am an integrative therapist specialising in using eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy to treat a wide range of psychological issues. I am highly trained in psychotherapy, neuroscience and trauma and believe that our current issues can often be traced back to early adverse experiences in childhood. Compared to standard talking therapy EMDR generally takes a shorter amount of time to get to the root cause of the issue. Rather than just dealing with symptom management (like CBT), EMDR therapy works directly with the cause of your distress.
I am an integrative therapist specialising in using eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy to treat a wide range of psychological issues. I am highly trained in psychotherapy, neuroscience and trauma and believe that our current issues can often be traced back to early adverse experiences in childhood. Compared to standard talking therapy EMDR generally takes a shorter amount of time to get to the root cause of the issue. Rather than just dealing with symptom management (like CBT), EMDR therapy works directly with the cause of your distress.
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Photo of Ana Garcia, Psychotherapist in Saltford, England
Ana Garcia
Psychotherapist, MA, MBABCP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Bristol BS31  (Online Only)
Hi I’m Ana, an accredited CBT Therapist working with children, young people and adults. I have worked in mental health for almost two decades. Are you feeling stuck, lost or finding things difficult to manage? This may include struggling with waiting lists for support or guidance around Autism and/or ADHD? Are you unsure on what direction to go next or what choices to make? I would encourage you to reach out and get in touch with me. I work with a range of mental health difficulties, and I will work with you to help adapt our work to focus on your own individual needs and experiences, supporting you to achieve your goals.
Hi I’m Ana, an accredited CBT Therapist working with children, young people and adults. I have worked in mental health for almost two decades. Are you feeling stuck, lost or finding things difficult to manage? This may include struggling with waiting lists for support or guidance around Autism and/or ADHD? Are you unsure on what direction to go next or what choices to make? I would encourage you to reach out and get in touch with me. I work with a range of mental health difficulties, and I will work with you to help adapt our work to focus on your own individual needs and experiences, supporting you to achieve your goals.
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Photo of Doug Teeling, Psychotherapist in Saltford, England
Doug Teeling
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Longwell Green BS30
Whether you have recently experienced a crisis in life, or are dealing with a more prolonged sense of disillusionment, I offer a compassionate space for you to explore whatever issue brings you to therapy. Beginning to talk about yourself and what you are dealing with may feel new or even unnerving, so I am always mindful to work with you at your own pace. In this process many different issues may come up for you, and through talking together we have an opportunity to explore, reflect upon and understand more fully how and why you feel the way you do.
Whether you have recently experienced a crisis in life, or are dealing with a more prolonged sense of disillusionment, I offer a compassionate space for you to explore whatever issue brings you to therapy. Beginning to talk about yourself and what you are dealing with may feel new or even unnerving, so I am always mindful to work with you at your own pace. In this process many different issues may come up for you, and through talking together we have an opportunity to explore, reflect upon and understand more fully how and why you feel the way you do.
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Photo of Mike Swift, Counsellor in Saltford, England
Mike Swift
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Bristol BS31
Is your life is feeling hard or painful in some way right now? Something needs to change but it feels like a mountain to climb? Feeling stuck or confused? If you choose to work with me, my promise to you is that I will offer curiosity, respect, care and compassion. Perhaps, together, we can develop new, useful perspectives. I believe that though counselling, it's always possible to find new ways to move forwards in positive directions. I look forward to hearing from you.
Is your life is feeling hard or painful in some way right now? Something needs to change but it feels like a mountain to climb? Feeling stuck or confused? If you choose to work with me, my promise to you is that I will offer curiosity, respect, care and compassion. Perhaps, together, we can develop new, useful perspectives. I believe that though counselling, it's always possible to find new ways to move forwards in positive directions. I look forward to hearing from you.
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Photo of Milla Kenny, Counsellor in Saltford, England
Milla Kenny
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bristol BS31
Hello, do you need space to talk? Together we can explore issues relating to bereavement, loss and grief, depression and anxiety, loneliness and isolation, low self-esteem and self-confidence, relationship issues or challenging family dynamics. I have special interest in working with bereavement, grief and loss and can help with what can be a very difficult time in your life. I gravitate towards psychodynamic approach to therapy and I will encourage you to be self-reflective, engage in self-exploration into your thoughts, feelings, emotions, experiences from early life, and the beliefs that you hold.
Hello, do you need space to talk? Together we can explore issues relating to bereavement, loss and grief, depression and anxiety, loneliness and isolation, low self-esteem and self-confidence, relationship issues or challenging family dynamics. I have special interest in working with bereavement, grief and loss and can help with what can be a very difficult time in your life. I gravitate towards psychodynamic approach to therapy and I will encourage you to be self-reflective, engage in self-exploration into your thoughts, feelings, emotions, experiences from early life, and the beliefs that you hold.
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Photo of Catelyn Dorsey, Counsellor in Saltford, England
Catelyn Dorsey
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bath BA2  (Online Only)
Life is inevitably filled with many challenges and transitions and it’s not unusual to become overwhelmed. We can easily struggle with who we are and what we want from life. Maybe you're experiencing the breakdown of a relationship with a loved one, you’ve lost your job, just become a parent, received a diagnosis, started university, or maybe you’re just struggling with the idea of making a change in your life. Therapy can help you understand yourself better so that you can confidently adjust to change, set boundaries, navigate relationships, implement coping strategies & give yourself grace if you stumble.
Life is inevitably filled with many challenges and transitions and it’s not unusual to become overwhelmed. We can easily struggle with who we are and what we want from life. Maybe you're experiencing the breakdown of a relationship with a loved one, you’ve lost your job, just become a parent, received a diagnosis, started university, or maybe you’re just struggling with the idea of making a change in your life. Therapy can help you understand yourself better so that you can confidently adjust to change, set boundaries, navigate relationships, implement coping strategies & give yourself grace if you stumble.
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Photo of Natalie Stott, Psychologist in Saltford, England
Natalie Stott
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Bristol BS4  (Online Only)
Are you burnt out? Are you exhausted from having to put up a front every day ? Do you think very little of yourself, are highly critical, yet you keep going and your work and homelife are taking a hit? I am a HCPC registered clinical psychologist. I specialise in working with professionals who are driven and motivated, but who have reached a roadblock. This might be because of the demands of your job, or because of your life circumstances. I can help you to regain your self confidence and work through those intense feelings of anxiety, or not feeling good enough. It is possible make changes and learn to see yourself differently.
Are you burnt out? Are you exhausted from having to put up a front every day ? Do you think very little of yourself, are highly critical, yet you keep going and your work and homelife are taking a hit? I am a HCPC registered clinical psychologist. I specialise in working with professionals who are driven and motivated, but who have reached a roadblock. This might be because of the demands of your job, or because of your life circumstances. I can help you to regain your self confidence and work through those intense feelings of anxiety, or not feeling good enough. It is possible make changes and learn to see yourself differently.
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Photo of Dominic Glover, Psychologist in Saltford, England
Dominic Glover
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Longwell Green BS30
Not accepting new clients
I completed my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2004 and have worked in NHS adult psychological therapies services since that time. I have worked as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lead Clinician for an NHS service in West London before re-locating to the South-West and working in private practice.
I completed my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2004 and have worked in NHS adult psychological therapies services since that time. I have worked as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Lead Clinician for an NHS service in West London before re-locating to the South-West and working in private practice.
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Photo of Kathy Garton, Counsellor in Saltford, England
Kathy Garton
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bristol BS31  (Online Only)
I'm passionate about supporting families, couples, adults & teens to understand their unhealthy relationships (maybe family dynamics) or move past difficult life events to give you/your family the confidence to be healthier & happier in all connections with others. Are other relationships being affected; family, romantic, friendships, work, school? Do you struggle with (sometimes chronic) health issues? I struggled with abusive/narcissistic relationships for years & needed support to understand how this affected me & what I needed to change to have healthy relationships.
I'm passionate about supporting families, couples, adults & teens to understand their unhealthy relationships (maybe family dynamics) or move past difficult life events to give you/your family the confidence to be healthier & happier in all connections with others. Are other relationships being affected; family, romantic, friendships, work, school? Do you struggle with (sometimes chronic) health issues? I struggled with abusive/narcissistic relationships for years & needed support to understand how this affected me & what I needed to change to have healthy relationships.
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Photo of Simon Copleston, Counsellor in Saltford, England
Simon Copleston
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bridgeyate BS30
People come to counselling for many different reasons. It’s a brave first step to make; to decide that you might need or want help processing your thoughts and feelings with another person. Counselling can often help us to understand ourselves better; reframe the way we experience ourselves and help us to open up to the possibility of change. As a counsellor, my focus is on the relationship that is co-created in a safe, non-judgemental space with clients. I believe that once we feel that we are being listened to and heard by another we can express our authentic self; the parts of us that may be hidden in everyday life.
People come to counselling for many different reasons. It’s a brave first step to make; to decide that you might need or want help processing your thoughts and feelings with another person. Counselling can often help us to understand ourselves better; reframe the way we experience ourselves and help us to open up to the possibility of change. As a counsellor, my focus is on the relationship that is co-created in a safe, non-judgemental space with clients. I believe that once we feel that we are being listened to and heard by another we can express our authentic self; the parts of us that may be hidden in everyday life.
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Photo of Jane Kershaw Counselling, Counsellor in Saltford, England
Jane Kershaw Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bristol BS14
I offer a trauma informed, person centred approach for those clients experiencing distress, anxiety or depression. Some are working through life crises, coming to terms with loss, have suffered abuse / emotional abuse, or are going through separation and divorce, difficulties with relationship or family issues. I am also able to offer assistance with issues of trauma, low self esteem, low self confidence, anger management, grief and loss, feeling sad, spirituality, obsessive compulsive disorders, anxiety, panic and seasonal affective disorder. It's about enabling everyone to fulfil their potential.
I offer a trauma informed, person centred approach for those clients experiencing distress, anxiety or depression. Some are working through life crises, coming to terms with loss, have suffered abuse / emotional abuse, or are going through separation and divorce, difficulties with relationship or family issues. I am also able to offer assistance with issues of trauma, low self esteem, low self confidence, anger management, grief and loss, feeling sad, spirituality, obsessive compulsive disorders, anxiety, panic and seasonal affective disorder. It's about enabling everyone to fulfil their potential.
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Photo of Bridget O'Connell MBACP, DipHIC, BSc (Hons), Psychotherapist in Saltford, England
Bridget O'Connell MBACP, DipHIC, BSc (Hons)
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bristol BS14
Not accepting new clients
Life can be stressful, painful and throw us unexpected challenges. Alternatively we may feel something is missing but are unsure what. Or we may be asking ourselves Who Am I? Whatever the reason for coming to therapy, we need to feel deeply heard, understood and supported. I offer 1:1 face to face counselling and psychotherapy from my private therapy room in South Bristol, off the Wells Road. I offer a free 30 minute initial session which gives us a chance to get to know each other and decide whether we want to work together. I charge from £55 per session. Concessionary rates are offered, feel free to enquire for further details.
Life can be stressful, painful and throw us unexpected challenges. Alternatively we may feel something is missing but are unsure what. Or we may be asking ourselves Who Am I? Whatever the reason for coming to therapy, we need to feel deeply heard, understood and supported. I offer 1:1 face to face counselling and psychotherapy from my private therapy room in South Bristol, off the Wells Road. I offer a free 30 minute initial session which gives us a chance to get to know each other and decide whether we want to work together. I charge from £55 per session. Concessionary rates are offered, feel free to enquire for further details.
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Photo of Lucy Hensher, Counsellor in Saltford, England
Lucy Hensher
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bristol BS4  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Lucy. I'm an integrative counsellor which means I will tailor my practice to your young person (ages 9-21 years) to best meet their counselling needs. Is your child struggling with knowing where they fit in? I use a range of interventions and like to work creatively with my clients to help them find comfort to explore who they really are. I find working online gives clients the safety to be themselves in their own space. I have worked with young people for over ten years including as a secondary school teacher before I trained as a counsellor. I have two years of experience working with the LGBTQ+ community.
Hi, I'm Lucy. I'm an integrative counsellor which means I will tailor my practice to your young person (ages 9-21 years) to best meet their counselling needs. Is your child struggling with knowing where they fit in? I use a range of interventions and like to work creatively with my clients to help them find comfort to explore who they really are. I find working online gives clients the safety to be themselves in their own space. I have worked with young people for over ten years including as a secondary school teacher before I trained as a counsellor. I have two years of experience working with the LGBTQ+ community.
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Number of Counsellors in Saltford

< 10

Counsellors in Saltford who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Anxiety
83% Depression
83% Self Esteem
83% Life Transitions
67% Stress
50% Bereavement

Average years in practice

11 Years

Gender breakdown

100% Female

How Counsellors in Saltford see their clients

84% In Person and Online
16% Online Only

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Saltford?

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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.