Counselling in Sheffield

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Photo of Matthew Dunn, Psychotherapist in Sheffield, England
Matthew Dunn
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S11
I am an integrative psychotherapist and work with individuals aged 18+ for both short-term and open-ended therapy. People seek therapy for different reasons. Often it is because they feel stuck, stressed, overwhelmed or hurt. You might be struggling with a relationship, coping with stress or hoping to change a behaviour that is not working for you. When things are difficult, a psychotherapist can support you and help you to grow in whichever way is right for you. I won't tell you what to do, but I will support you to find a way forward for yourself. I am accredited by the UKCP and a member of the BACP.
I am an integrative psychotherapist and work with individuals aged 18+ for both short-term and open-ended therapy. People seek therapy for different reasons. Often it is because they feel stuck, stressed, overwhelmed or hurt. You might be struggling with a relationship, coping with stress or hoping to change a behaviour that is not working for you. When things are difficult, a psychotherapist can support you and help you to grow in whichever way is right for you. I won't tell you what to do, but I will support you to find a way forward for yourself. I am accredited by the UKCP and a member of the BACP.
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Photo of Susan Coldwell Counselling and Supervision Online, Counsellor in Sheffield, England
Susan Coldwell Counselling and Supervision Online
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Sheffield S6  (Online Only)
In counselling you can speak to someone in confidence, who will listen as you talk through your thoughts feelings and problems. I offer a safe space where I will work with you to understand your difficulties without criticism or judgement. I can help you explore the things that are causing you trouble and come to a better understanding of yourself. Learning to accept and trust in yourself and your own natural inner resources, you will grow in confidence and self-esteem and draw on your own strengths to bring about real, meaningful change and growth.
In counselling you can speak to someone in confidence, who will listen as you talk through your thoughts feelings and problems. I offer a safe space where I will work with you to understand your difficulties without criticism or judgement. I can help you explore the things that are causing you trouble and come to a better understanding of yourself. Learning to accept and trust in yourself and your own natural inner resources, you will grow in confidence and self-esteem and draw on your own strengths to bring about real, meaningful change and growth.
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Deborah Taylor
Counsellor, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sheffield S10
Hi, I'm an integrative counsellor and I draw from relational approaches including person centred, with the aim to create conditions of trust, safety and honesty and a collaborative working relationship where clients might feel free to establish and work towards their own goals. I value difference and individuality and may draw on a number of other approaches to best fit the person or the presenting issue. Counselling may feel like a big step and it can feel challenging but it can also help to enhance self-awareness, self-understanding and begin to create the possibility for different choices, or simply self-acceptance.
Hi, I'm an integrative counsellor and I draw from relational approaches including person centred, with the aim to create conditions of trust, safety and honesty and a collaborative working relationship where clients might feel free to establish and work towards their own goals. I value difference and individuality and may draw on a number of other approaches to best fit the person or the presenting issue. Counselling may feel like a big step and it can feel challenging but it can also help to enhance self-awareness, self-understanding and begin to create the possibility for different choices, or simply self-acceptance.
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Photo of Dr Katriona (Kat) Taylor, Psychologist in Sheffield, England
Dr Katriona (Kat) Taylor
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Sheffield S6  (Online Only)
I seek to offer you a safe, confidential space where you can share your story. Whilst I have worked with a number of difficulties, these tend to have a common, but individually unique grounding - how we as humans have learnt to survive and cope in difficult circumstances, and together in therapy we can start to make sense of how your experiences and relationships have shaped you in order to develop a road map for repairing relationships, overcoming difficulties, being kinder to yourself and developing new ways of coping in order to live a better and more fulfilling life.
I seek to offer you a safe, confidential space where you can share your story. Whilst I have worked with a number of difficulties, these tend to have a common, but individually unique grounding - how we as humans have learnt to survive and cope in difficult circumstances, and together in therapy we can start to make sense of how your experiences and relationships have shaped you in order to develop a road map for repairing relationships, overcoming difficulties, being kinder to yourself and developing new ways of coping in order to live a better and more fulfilling life.
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Alena Prentice
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Sheffield S8
Hi, I'm Alena. Whatever your reason for coming to therapy, I will offer you a warm, secure space to be heard and understood without judgement. I believe that a trusted therapy relationship can be deeply affirming, and can help you regain your sense of self. Whether its processing traumatic experiences, coping with anxiety or struggling with intense emotions, my aim is to help you make sense of what's going on for you. I will value you for the unique human being that you are, and work with you to regain your sense of self-worth. It is an honour to work with people from all walks of life. I am LGBTQIA+ friendly.
Hi, I'm Alena. Whatever your reason for coming to therapy, I will offer you a warm, secure space to be heard and understood without judgement. I believe that a trusted therapy relationship can be deeply affirming, and can help you regain your sense of self. Whether its processing traumatic experiences, coping with anxiety or struggling with intense emotions, my aim is to help you make sense of what's going on for you. I will value you for the unique human being that you are, and work with you to regain your sense of self-worth. It is an honour to work with people from all walks of life. I am LGBTQIA+ friendly.
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See the Woods - Kerry Wilson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S7
Would you like to take your counselling outdoors?…. I offer counselling to adults and young people (14 +) I specialise in outdoor psychotherapy. I have found that taking therapy into outdoor natural environments enriches the counselling experience. It spurs deeper, creative ways of thinking and our movement through the landscape allows people to feel unstuck while confronting their problems. Taking therapy outdoors is an option for everyone regardless of fitness and ability. I will be flexible to work with individual needs and circumstances.
Would you like to take your counselling outdoors?…. I offer counselling to adults and young people (14 +) I specialise in outdoor psychotherapy. I have found that taking therapy into outdoor natural environments enriches the counselling experience. It spurs deeper, creative ways of thinking and our movement through the landscape allows people to feel unstuck while confronting their problems. Taking therapy outdoors is an option for everyone regardless of fitness and ability. I will be flexible to work with individual needs and circumstances.
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Photo of Dr Alex Satchwell, Psychologist in Sheffield, England
Dr Alex Satchwell
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Sheffield S11
Hello, I'm Alex. I am a qualified Clinical Psychologist . I work predominantly in mental health services with people who have a number of difficult experiences (including depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and emotion regulation). Although I'd be happy to discuss with you any presenting difficulties you may be experiencing.
Hello, I'm Alex. I am a qualified Clinical Psychologist . I work predominantly in mental health services with people who have a number of difficult experiences (including depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and emotion regulation). Although I'd be happy to discuss with you any presenting difficulties you may be experiencing.
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Prabha Krishnan
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S10  (Online Only)
People seek therapy for various reasons and I know how difficult that first step can feel. I also feel convinced that healing and recovery from even extreme forms of suffering is possible, in a fundamentally safe space with boundaries and willingness to treat the person as equal; with dignity, respect and acceptance. My key motivation as a counsellor is to see people flourish and live life to the full. I have cherished the experience of working with people from diverse populations & spiritual backgrounds. I aim to step into the shoes of my client, understand their feelings & perspectives and use the knowledge to guide our actions.
People seek therapy for various reasons and I know how difficult that first step can feel. I also feel convinced that healing and recovery from even extreme forms of suffering is possible, in a fundamentally safe space with boundaries and willingness to treat the person as equal; with dignity, respect and acceptance. My key motivation as a counsellor is to see people flourish and live life to the full. I have cherished the experience of working with people from diverse populations & spiritual backgrounds. I aim to step into the shoes of my client, understand their feelings & perspectives and use the knowledge to guide our actions.
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Dr Martha Harrison
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sheffield S11
As you are reading my profile, it is likely that you have reached a point where you would like things to be different. Therapy is an investment in yourself, your relationships and your future. I take great pleasure in seeing my clients discover new insights that serve them throughout life. My training and experience enable me to work with a wide range of people with different needs, although my specialities are around identity, trauma and anxiety. I offer both short and long term therapy which we will map out during your first consultation.
As you are reading my profile, it is likely that you have reached a point where you would like things to be different. Therapy is an investment in yourself, your relationships and your future. I take great pleasure in seeing my clients discover new insights that serve them throughout life. My training and experience enable me to work with a wide range of people with different needs, although my specialities are around identity, trauma and anxiety. I offer both short and long term therapy which we will map out during your first consultation.
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Faye Noyland Counselling
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S35
About me: There are times when we all need someone to listen and work alongside us for an issue that has become complex for us alone. I want to offer you time to be heard and explore issues that you are currently experiencing. It is important to me that we can collaborate and work together to develop a way with you of moving ahead. I think the relationship between counsellor and client is fundamental. I am happy to offer a free twenty minute session for assessment and to see if we are both happy to work together.
About me: There are times when we all need someone to listen and work alongside us for an issue that has become complex for us alone. I want to offer you time to be heard and explore issues that you are currently experiencing. It is important to me that we can collaborate and work together to develop a way with you of moving ahead. I think the relationship between counsellor and client is fundamental. I am happy to offer a free twenty minute session for assessment and to see if we are both happy to work together.
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Photo of Annabel Marshall, Counsellor in Sheffield, England
Annabel Marshall
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S10
Not accepting new clients
When you attend counselling, I will aim to help you feel valued, heard and understood. I see each person as the expert in their own life and my aim is to support you to identify the difficulties you are experiencing and empower, facilitate and resource you to gain new perspectives and move forward in meaningful ways. Reconnecting with your strengths and increasing your ability to trust in yourself. I believe 'knowledge is power' and when we start to understand what led to a certain way of being, then we have the power to change it and move forward.
When you attend counselling, I will aim to help you feel valued, heard and understood. I see each person as the expert in their own life and my aim is to support you to identify the difficulties you are experiencing and empower, facilitate and resource you to gain new perspectives and move forward in meaningful ways. Reconnecting with your strengths and increasing your ability to trust in yourself. I believe 'knowledge is power' and when we start to understand what led to a certain way of being, then we have the power to change it and move forward.
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Photo of Dr Lisa Marie Emerson, Psychologist in Sheffield, England
Dr Lisa Marie Emerson
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Sheffield S11
Do you have concerns about your child’s emotional wellbeing? These challenges can be related to feelings of anxiety or low mood, or they may be behavioural challenges. When a young person experiences emotional distress, this can have a big impact on the relationships in your family, and on your day-to-day life. This can also lead to feelings of stress and exhaustion as a parent. Seeking Psychological support can be one way of understanding and navigating a way through these challenging times for your child and your family.
Do you have concerns about your child’s emotional wellbeing? These challenges can be related to feelings of anxiety or low mood, or they may be behavioural challenges. When a young person experiences emotional distress, this can have a big impact on the relationships in your family, and on your day-to-day life. This can also lead to feelings of stress and exhaustion as a parent. Seeking Psychological support can be one way of understanding and navigating a way through these challenging times for your child and your family.
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MindScope Counselling
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Sheffield S26
Does anxiety control your life? Is everything just too overwhelming? Do you, or your child struggle to 'fit 'in? Have you lost your sense of direction or purpose?, or maybe you just don't feel 'good enough'. As a Person centred counsellor I will listen without judgement, empower and support you. 'You' are the expert, this is your life, your thoughts, feelings, emotions, and behaviours are all important and extremely valid. Maybe your haunted by trauma, PTSD, phobias, bullying, nightmares or anxiety. By using Rewind therapy, together we can reframe the trauma and the fear offering you a happier, better quality of life.
Does anxiety control your life? Is everything just too overwhelming? Do you, or your child struggle to 'fit 'in? Have you lost your sense of direction or purpose?, or maybe you just don't feel 'good enough'. As a Person centred counsellor I will listen without judgement, empower and support you. 'You' are the expert, this is your life, your thoughts, feelings, emotions, and behaviours are all important and extremely valid. Maybe your haunted by trauma, PTSD, phobias, bullying, nightmares or anxiety. By using Rewind therapy, together we can reframe the trauma and the fear offering you a happier, better quality of life.
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Photo of Kate Trott, Counsellor in Sheffield, England
Kate Trott
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Sheffield S8
Hello. My name is Kate Trott. I'm a person-centred counsellor and psychotherapist. I want to offer you a safe space where you can feel seen and heard, cared for, and accepted as yourself. You may be feeling it's hard to have a voice; to acknowledge to others or even to yourself the distress, confusion, frustration, fear, sense of loss, or perhaps shame you may be experiencing. As a result, you may feel 'missed', lonely, isolated; that others assume you're 'coping' in daily life, relationships, at work, with illness, loss or change, or with experiences from the past. You may be considering links between feelings and physical health.
Hello. My name is Kate Trott. I'm a person-centred counsellor and psychotherapist. I want to offer you a safe space where you can feel seen and heard, cared for, and accepted as yourself. You may be feeling it's hard to have a voice; to acknowledge to others or even to yourself the distress, confusion, frustration, fear, sense of loss, or perhaps shame you may be experiencing. As a result, you may feel 'missed', lonely, isolated; that others assume you're 'coping' in daily life, relationships, at work, with illness, loss or change, or with experiences from the past. You may be considering links between feelings and physical health.
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Photo of Dr Carla Benton, Psychologist in Sheffield, England
Dr Carla Benton
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Sheffield S7  (Online Only)
Are you exhausted from constantly doubting yourself and feeling as if you’re not “good enough”? Do you feel stressed, anxious, burnt out? Perhaps past experiences continue to bother you in the here and now, and you’re not sure how to cope or move forward? If you want to live a life where you can heal from your experiences, feel less stressed and develop healthier relationships with yourself and others, I’m here to help.
Are you exhausted from constantly doubting yourself and feeling as if you’re not “good enough”? Do you feel stressed, anxious, burnt out? Perhaps past experiences continue to bother you in the here and now, and you’re not sure how to cope or move forward? If you want to live a life where you can heal from your experiences, feel less stressed and develop healthier relationships with yourself and others, I’m here to help.
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Photo of Hannah Rebekah Pamplin, Psychotherapist in Sheffield, England
Hannah Rebekah Pamplin
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap.
Verified Verified
Sheffield S9
Hello everyone - I'm Hannah and I am an art psychotherapist. Within therapy I aim to create a safe and healing environment to support clients move from surviving to truly living. Sometimes finding the right words to communicate can be really hard so we will use art as an aid for communication. You don't have to be 'good' at art to do art therapy - if you enjoy being creative in any way, shape or foam - You might find art therapy is the right fit for you. I would love the honour of working with you to support your healing journey. I look forward to hearing from you
Hello everyone - I'm Hannah and I am an art psychotherapist. Within therapy I aim to create a safe and healing environment to support clients move from surviving to truly living. Sometimes finding the right words to communicate can be really hard so we will use art as an aid for communication. You don't have to be 'good' at art to do art therapy - if you enjoy being creative in any way, shape or foam - You might find art therapy is the right fit for you. I would love the honour of working with you to support your healing journey. I look forward to hearing from you
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Photo of Charlotte Heathcote, Psychologist in Sheffield, England
Charlotte Heathcote
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Sheffield S11
Hi, I'm Charlotte and I am a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist working within the NHS and in private practice. I have been working in mental health services for over 10 years with individuals across the lifespan with a wide range of difficulties. As a Psychologist, I offer a person-centred approach to individuals who may be looking for support with anxiety, low mood, trauma, relationship difficulties and so on. We begin by engaging in a period of assessment, coming to a shared understanding of your difficulties, and deciding how best to support you to move forward in a longlasting way that continues after therapy.
Hi, I'm Charlotte and I am a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist working within the NHS and in private practice. I have been working in mental health services for over 10 years with individuals across the lifespan with a wide range of difficulties. As a Psychologist, I offer a person-centred approach to individuals who may be looking for support with anxiety, low mood, trauma, relationship difficulties and so on. We begin by engaging in a period of assessment, coming to a shared understanding of your difficulties, and deciding how best to support you to move forward in a longlasting way that continues after therapy.
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Photo of Helen Levens, Psychotherapist in Sheffield, England
Helen Levens
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sheffield S7
People come to see me for all sorts of reasons. They might be having trouble in friendships or relationships, experiencing anxiety or depression, have lost someone close to them, be struggling with low self-esteem or body image issues, engaging in self-harm, or just not feeling quite themselves. Having a place to talk freely and focus on what is important to you can help you to make changes that can improve your life. Therapy can leave you feeling happier and more at ease in your own skin.
People come to see me for all sorts of reasons. They might be having trouble in friendships or relationships, experiencing anxiety or depression, have lost someone close to them, be struggling with low self-esteem or body image issues, engaging in self-harm, or just not feeling quite themselves. Having a place to talk freely and focus on what is important to you can help you to make changes that can improve your life. Therapy can leave you feeling happier and more at ease in your own skin.
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James Bawden
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Sheffield S10
Hi, I’m James, I wonder what’s going on for you. There's no wrong reason to speak to me and no wrong thing to say. Maybe things just don't feel good or you have goals but can't get there. However you find yourself at the moment, I look forward to meeting you.
Hi, I’m James, I wonder what’s going on for you. There's no wrong reason to speak to me and no wrong thing to say. Maybe things just don't feel good or you have goals but can't get there. However you find yourself at the moment, I look forward to meeting you.
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Photo of Chloe Goddard Mcloughlin, Psychotherapist in Sheffield, England
Chloe Goddard Mcloughlin
Psychotherapist, PsychD, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sheffield S10
Whether you're are feeling stuck in life, experiencing anxiety or depression or perhaps struggling with relationship issues that can't be resolved, the good news is that these are common issues that counselling can help with. I use the three main proven approaches used within counselling - psychodynamic, person-centred (sometimes referred to as humanistic) and cognitive-behavioural as well as EMDR therapy to treat trauma. This gives you more choice and, in turn, creates the flexibility to move towards your personal goals.
Whether you're are feeling stuck in life, experiencing anxiety or depression or perhaps struggling with relationship issues that can't be resolved, the good news is that these are common issues that counselling can help with. I use the three main proven approaches used within counselling - psychodynamic, person-centred (sometimes referred to as humanistic) and cognitive-behavioural as well as EMDR therapy to treat trauma. This gives you more choice and, in turn, creates the flexibility to move towards your personal goals.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Sheffield

200+

Average cost per session

£60

Counsellors in Sheffield who prioritize treating:

89% Anxiety
84% Depression
83% Self Esteem
78% Stress
76% Relationship Issues
73% Trauma and PTSD
61% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

57% AXA PPP
57% Bupa
55% Aviva

How Counsellors in Sheffield see their clients

75% In Person and Online
25% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
19% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Sheffield?

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.