Counselling in Wallsend

Photo of Zain Kazi, Psychotherapist in Wallsend, England
Zain Kazi
Psychotherapist, MCOSCA
Verified
Wallsend NE28
Not accepting new clients
I help people work through feeling anxious, stressed, panicky, frustrated or low, whether it is because of a particular problem or life in general. You might be finding less pleasure in the things you used to enjoy, or you find yourself reacting in ways that are not usual for you. Perhaps it has gone on for a while or is affecting your work, relationships, health or other important part of life. My aim in therapy is to help you gain the understanding and tools you need to be able to feel better sustainably.
I help people work through feeling anxious, stressed, panicky, frustrated or low, whether it is because of a particular problem or life in general. You might be finding less pleasure in the things you used to enjoy, or you find yourself reacting in ways that are not usual for you. Perhaps it has gone on for a while or is affecting your work, relationships, health or other important part of life. My aim in therapy is to help you gain the understanding and tools you need to be able to feel better sustainably.
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Jan Albertsen
Psychotherapist, MA, MBABCP
Verified
Wallsend NE28
I offer a combination of a warm and supportive therapeutic relationship alongside Cognitive Behavioural methods for increased understanding and change. My clients are often struggling with anxiety or low mood and feel lost. They are looking to understand themselves and find ways to cope with their emotions. I have 20 years experience as a therapist, specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy since 2014. I am also a qualified EMDR therapist.
I offer a combination of a warm and supportive therapeutic relationship alongside Cognitive Behavioural methods for increased understanding and change. My clients are often struggling with anxiety or low mood and feel lost. They are looking to understand themselves and find ways to cope with their emotions. I have 20 years experience as a therapist, specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy since 2014. I am also a qualified EMDR therapist.
07476 563952 View 07476 563952
Photo of Genevieve Theresa Buée, Counsellor in Wallsend, England
Genevieve Theresa Buée
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified
Wallsend NE28
Hello, I am an experienced therapist offering counselling sessions for adults and young people aged 14 and over. I provide professional insight and perspectives in approaching problems to enhance well being and create an overall positive change in understanding. This helps make meaning out of life in the "here and now" and also provides support with ongoing benefits in making life choices for the future. When situations or context do not have solutions, supporting the process of emotional healing is the focus of therapy.
Hello, I am an experienced therapist offering counselling sessions for adults and young people aged 14 and over. I provide professional insight and perspectives in approaching problems to enhance well being and create an overall positive change in understanding. This helps make meaning out of life in the "here and now" and also provides support with ongoing benefits in making life choices for the future. When situations or context do not have solutions, supporting the process of emotional healing is the focus of therapy.
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Kate Fitzgibbon
Counsellor, MA
Wallsend NE28
I have over 25 years experience, working privately, within the NHS, relate couples counselling, drug & alcohol services, refugee & disability agencies & as a coach. Confidentiality guaranteed. Free telephone consultation. I work face to face, video & telephone calls locally & internationally.
I have over 25 years experience, working privately, within the NHS, relate couples counselling, drug & alcohol services, refugee & disability agencies & as a coach. Confidentiality guaranteed. Free telephone consultation. I work face to face, video & telephone calls locally & internationally.
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Hannah Stocks
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Newcastle upon Tyne NE12  (Online Only)
For me and my practice, it is really important to understand and acknowledge the complexity of every individuals experience. I endeavour to do this by holding an open mind and creating a safe boundaried space in which we can both get to know you better. I encorporate a range of theories and skills in order to best facilitate your individual process and needs. Within my practice I work with a range of issues such as anxiety & depression, sexual abuse, trauma, sexuality exploration, gender, anger, loss, illness and body image. I am currently working online.
For me and my practice, it is really important to understand and acknowledge the complexity of every individuals experience. I endeavour to do this by holding an open mind and creating a safe boundaried space in which we can both get to know you better. I encorporate a range of theories and skills in order to best facilitate your individual process and needs. Within my practice I work with a range of issues such as anxiety & depression, sexual abuse, trauma, sexuality exploration, gender, anger, loss, illness and body image. I am currently working online.
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Paul Agar
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified
Newcastle upon Tyne NE12
Not accepting new clients
Hello, thank you for viewing my profile. I am an EMDR Consultant/ Clinical Supervior and an accredited practitioner with the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). With over a decade of experience my roles prior have included, counsellor, mental health trainer, suicide interventions trainer, hospital discharge worker and mental health coordinator, working predominately in third-sector settings.
Hello, thank you for viewing my profile. I am an EMDR Consultant/ Clinical Supervior and an accredited practitioner with the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). With over a decade of experience my roles prior have included, counsellor, mental health trainer, suicide interventions trainer, hospital discharge worker and mental health coordinator, working predominately in third-sector settings.
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Julia Parkinson
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
North Shields NE29
Hello. I am a counsellor / psychotherapist and EMDR practitioner working with adults, children and young people, face to face, online or by telephone. I aim to make the therapeutic experience as easy as possible, from start to finish. You might be looking to access therapy if you feel that you could be mentally healthier, or if you feel out of alignment. Or you may have long standing and more complex issues, or trauma, which you want help to resolve or heal. Alternatively, you could be concerned about a young person in your care. I work with clients from the age of 4, and my oldest has been 87 - it is never too late to benefit.
Hello. I am a counsellor / psychotherapist and EMDR practitioner working with adults, children and young people, face to face, online or by telephone. I aim to make the therapeutic experience as easy as possible, from start to finish. You might be looking to access therapy if you feel that you could be mentally healthier, or if you feel out of alignment. Or you may have long standing and more complex issues, or trauma, which you want help to resolve or heal. Alternatively, you could be concerned about a young person in your care. I work with clients from the age of 4, and my oldest has been 87 - it is never too late to benefit.
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Relief Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Newcastle upon Tyne NE6
Hello, My name is Billy Signey, MBACP, BA honours. I work in an integrative way offering a safe, confidential environment for my clients, enabling them to understand their feelings and emotions in this ever-changing and demanding world. I have worked with problems such as PTSD, Depression, Abuse, Sexual and Physical, Historical/Childhood issues, Neglect, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Suicidal ideation, Phobias, avoidance, etc. Please text me for a free 10-minute no-obligation chat and I will do my best to find the best way forward for you. I have an extensive list of client testimonials that can be viewed on request.
Hello, My name is Billy Signey, MBACP, BA honours. I work in an integrative way offering a safe, confidential environment for my clients, enabling them to understand their feelings and emotions in this ever-changing and demanding world. I have worked with problems such as PTSD, Depression, Abuse, Sexual and Physical, Historical/Childhood issues, Neglect, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Suicidal ideation, Phobias, avoidance, etc. Please text me for a free 10-minute no-obligation chat and I will do my best to find the best way forward for you. I have an extensive list of client testimonials that can be viewed on request.
0191 743 0523 View 0191 743 0523
Photo of Blue Talking Therapies, Psychotherapist in Wallsend, England
Blue Talking Therapies
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified
Shiremoor NE27
We are a close team of highly experienced and fully accredited psychotherapists and counsellors. We're here to help you overcome and recover from common mental health issues such as depression, panic, worry, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), health anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), phobias, stress and some long term health conditions.
We are a close team of highly experienced and fully accredited psychotherapists and counsellors. We're here to help you overcome and recover from common mental health issues such as depression, panic, worry, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), health anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), phobias, stress and some long term health conditions.
0191 814 7118 View 0191 814 7118
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Katy Scott
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
Newcastle upon Tyne NE6
Psychotherapist, Supervisor and Trainer with 11 years experience. I have particular experience of working with clients who have/are experiencing relationship issues, family related issues, emotional abuse/coercion and control in relationships, and difficulties with dating. I work with individuals, couples and groups.
Psychotherapist, Supervisor and Trainer with 11 years experience. I have particular experience of working with clients who have/are experiencing relationship issues, family related issues, emotional abuse/coercion and control in relationships, and difficulties with dating. I work with individuals, couples and groups.
0191 917 9498 View 0191 917 9498
Photo of Frankie Aitchison Counselling and Psychotherapy, Psychotherapist in Wallsend, England
Frankie Aitchison Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
Newcastle upon Tyne NE6  (Online Only)
Hello, welcome to my page. Are you overwhelmed by difficult feelings, looking for support with stress and anxiety or maybe you are looking for someone to help you with a bereavement, life transition, or long-term health issue? You may be looking for a safe, confidential, and supportive space to talk freely and explore what is going on for you. I can offer you this space where I hope that you will feel relaxed, supported, and heard. I provide Online Psychotherapy and Counselling for adults and work with anyone in the North East and across the UK.
Hello, welcome to my page. Are you overwhelmed by difficult feelings, looking for support with stress and anxiety or maybe you are looking for someone to help you with a bereavement, life transition, or long-term health issue? You may be looking for a safe, confidential, and supportive space to talk freely and explore what is going on for you. I can offer you this space where I hope that you will feel relaxed, supported, and heard. I provide Online Psychotherapy and Counselling for adults and work with anyone in the North East and across the UK.
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Photo of Margot Hardman, Counsellor in Wallsend, England
Margot Hardman
Counsellor, MUKCP
Verified
Newcastle upon Tyne NE6
I am UKCP Registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor with Children and Young People - I have 16years experience working within a CAMHS setting (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) and privately since 2019. I have worked with children from 6yrs to 17yrs on issues including; anxiety, low mood, loss and bereavement, low self esteem, poor emotional regulation/behavioural issues, those with adverse childhood experiences, Looked After children, adopted children. I work creatively using drawing, story, enactment, and sandplay, in which I have completed further training. Systemic practice with families also informs my approach.
I am UKCP Registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor with Children and Young People - I have 16years experience working within a CAMHS setting (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) and privately since 2019. I have worked with children from 6yrs to 17yrs on issues including; anxiety, low mood, loss and bereavement, low self esteem, poor emotional regulation/behavioural issues, those with adverse childhood experiences, Looked After children, adopted children. I work creatively using drawing, story, enactment, and sandplay, in which I have completed further training. Systemic practice with families also informs my approach.
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Photo of Peter Robinson-Vernon, Counsellor in Wallsend, England
Peter Robinson-Vernon
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
North Shields NE29
I have a wide range of experience in clinical issues, I have worked with a range of ages from three years to sixty six year old clients. Specialising in anger management, bereavement, loss, stress, anxiety and depression, relationships and men's issues. All mental health issues can be talked about in person or via cyber counselling. I also offer experienced clinical supervision for counsellors, feel free to contact me for more information
I have a wide range of experience in clinical issues, I have worked with a range of ages from three years to sixty six year old clients. Specialising in anger management, bereavement, loss, stress, anxiety and depression, relationships and men's issues. All mental health issues can be talked about in person or via cyber counselling. I also offer experienced clinical supervision for counsellors, feel free to contact me for more information
0191 917 9619 View 0191 917 9619
Photo of Dr Joanne Dixon, Psychologist in Wallsend, England
Dr Joanne Dixon
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Newcastle upon Tyne NE7  (Online Only)
I'm Jo, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and CAT Practitioner. Lots of people struggle with their mental health at times and feel like they're not enough. Maybe you have a hard time liking yourself, find it hard to get your voice heard and feel like giving up trying or feel like it's only you struggling? We all have lots of messy feelings and I help people make sense of these. I love working alongside people to develop an understanding of what's gone on and how to make changes. I am experienced in been working with people with worry, mood, difficult relationship patterns, trauma and the effects these have on a person.
I'm Jo, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and CAT Practitioner. Lots of people struggle with their mental health at times and feel like they're not enough. Maybe you have a hard time liking yourself, find it hard to get your voice heard and feel like giving up trying or feel like it's only you struggling? We all have lots of messy feelings and I help people make sense of these. I love working alongside people to develop an understanding of what's gone on and how to make changes. I am experienced in been working with people with worry, mood, difficult relationship patterns, trauma and the effects these have on a person.
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Psychology Newcastle - Dr Mariam Majid
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Killingworth NE12
Thank you for visiting my profile. My name is Mariam and I am a registered Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years of experience working with adults with mental health problems. I am also trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) both of which are evidence based psychological approaches to treat a wide range of emotional, behavioural and psychological difficulties including anxiety, depression, complex trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), adjustment difficulties, self esteem etc. I also work with couples.
Thank you for visiting my profile. My name is Mariam and I am a registered Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years of experience working with adults with mental health problems. I am also trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) both of which are evidence based psychological approaches to treat a wide range of emotional, behavioural and psychological difficulties including anxiety, depression, complex trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), adjustment difficulties, self esteem etc. I also work with couples.
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Photo of Laura McGuinness, Psychotherapist in Wallsend, England
Laura McGuinness
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Newcastle upon Tyne NE2
Waitlist for new clients
I believe that we all have an innate capacity to grow and change, and that sometimes we need to explore our personal stories to get this moving again. As children we make decisions about ourselves based on our environment; sometimes these beliefs and decisions are unkind and can leave us feeling stuck, depressed or not "good enough". Therapy helps to update these beliefs, letting go of what isn't (and may never have been) ours to carry. I have worked extensively with depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse. I currently also practice as a group therapist in an addiction service. I am BACP & UKCP registered.
I believe that we all have an innate capacity to grow and change, and that sometimes we need to explore our personal stories to get this moving again. As children we make decisions about ourselves based on our environment; sometimes these beliefs and decisions are unkind and can leave us feeling stuck, depressed or not "good enough". Therapy helps to update these beliefs, letting go of what isn't (and may never have been) ours to carry. I have worked extensively with depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse. I currently also practice as a group therapist in an addiction service. I am BACP & UKCP registered.
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Photo of Lindsay Wilkinson, Psychologist in Wallsend, England
Lindsay Wilkinson
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Jarrow NE32
I specialise in working with individuals who have difficulties in managing their emotions and therefore struggle with things like relationships, drinking, substance use, self harming and other impulsive behaviour. You don't need a formal diagnosis to work with me, but I do have a speciality of working with people with personality disorders. I also have lots of experience of working with people who have had traumatic histories and are struggling to manage as a result. This might mean they are depressed, anxious or just finding trusting people hard. As well as these specialities, I also work with all major mental health issues
I specialise in working with individuals who have difficulties in managing their emotions and therefore struggle with things like relationships, drinking, substance use, self harming and other impulsive behaviour. You don't need a formal diagnosis to work with me, but I do have a speciality of working with people with personality disorders. I also have lots of experience of working with people who have had traumatic histories and are struggling to manage as a result. This might mean they are depressed, anxious or just finding trusting people hard. As well as these specialities, I also work with all major mental health issues
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Photo of Julie Ann Taksh, Psychotherapist in Wallsend, England
Julie Ann Taksh
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified
Jarrow NE32  (Online Only)
Welcome to my profile. I am a compassionate and highly experienced Senior Accredited Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor, EMDR Consultant, Accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist (CBT) and Interpersonal Psychotherapist. In addition to my qualifications I have over 27 years’ experience, which has given me the diverse skills required to work with a wide range of psychological issues. I now specialise in working with adults and and teenagers. I have a particular interest in working with Trauma/PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Panic, OCD, Worry, Stress, Work Related Issues and Bereavement. I also offer Clinical Supervision to professionals.
Welcome to my profile. I am a compassionate and highly experienced Senior Accredited Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor, EMDR Consultant, Accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist (CBT) and Interpersonal Psychotherapist. In addition to my qualifications I have over 27 years’ experience, which has given me the diverse skills required to work with a wide range of psychological issues. I now specialise in working with adults and and teenagers. I have a particular interest in working with Trauma/PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Panic, OCD, Worry, Stress, Work Related Issues and Bereavement. I also offer Clinical Supervision to professionals.
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Photo of Audrey Linden, Counsellor in Wallsend, England
Audrey Linden
Counsellor, UKCP Trainee
Verified
Newcastle upon Tyne NE12
You may be struggling with a specific issue – stress, worries about the future, problems in a relationship, experiencing discrimination, a loss or traumatic experience. Perhaps past experiences such as childhood abuse or neglect are interfering with present-day life. Or you may be experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression or finding life difficult to cope with. Whatever your reasons for looking for counselling, I’m happy for you to get in touch.
You may be struggling with a specific issue – stress, worries about the future, problems in a relationship, experiencing discrimination, a loss or traumatic experience. Perhaps past experiences such as childhood abuse or neglect are interfering with present-day life. Or you may be experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression or finding life difficult to cope with. Whatever your reasons for looking for counselling, I’m happy for you to get in touch.
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Photo of Caroline Harvey, Psychologist in Wallsend, England
Caroline Harvey
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Newcastle upon Tyne NE6
I am a BPC registered Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist with a private practice in Darlington, providing Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy to adults in the North East of England. I have helped many people, both in private practice and the NHS, overcome problems including those related to anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, relationships, stress, low self-esteem, loss, life transitions, or medically unexplained symptoms. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy can also be effective when you are experiencing a more general sense of dissatisfaction in life, helping you work towards greater fulfilment.
I am a BPC registered Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist with a private practice in Darlington, providing Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy to adults in the North East of England. I have helped many people, both in private practice and the NHS, overcome problems including those related to anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, relationships, stress, low self-esteem, loss, life transitions, or medically unexplained symptoms. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy can also be effective when you are experiencing a more general sense of dissatisfaction in life, helping you work towards greater fulfilment.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Wallsend

< 10

Counsellors in Wallsend who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Self Esteem
100% Stress
75% Addiction
75% Domestic Abuse

Average years in practice

20 Years

Gender breakdown

67% Female
33% Male

How Counsellors in Wallsend see their clients

100% In Person and Online

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Wallsend?

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.