Counselling in Wotton-under-Edge

Photo of Flourishing Ltd, Psychotherapist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Flourishing Ltd
Psychotherapist, MSc
Verified
Wotton-under-Edge GL12
I work with a wide range of issues, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, insomnia, OCD, addictions, PTSD and phobias. I invite clients to shape and express their goals (these often change or are added to!) and we work together to reach them. Sometimes problems have gone on for years; sometimes they are new and acute. In both cases they can be resolved: people can move towards a life that is fulfilling, meaningful and happy.
I work with a wide range of issues, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, insomnia, OCD, addictions, PTSD and phobias. I invite clients to shape and express their goals (these often change or are added to!) and we work together to reach them. Sometimes problems have gone on for years; sometimes they are new and acute. In both cases they can be resolved: people can move towards a life that is fulfilling, meaningful and happy.
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Photo of Shelley Ratcliffe, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Shelley Ratcliffe
Counsellor, PNCPS Acc.
Verified
Wotton-under-Edge GL12  (Online Only)
I offer online confidential person centred counselling. I use many different tools such as Interactively meaning that I can use many techniques and approaches, depending on each clients individual needs. I also work with couples who are having a difficult time. I have experience of working both short and long term opened counselling. Together we can explore what brings you to therapy and decide on the most appropriate way forward. I am hear to lister, support and what ever the issue counselling can help you through a difficult time.
I offer online confidential person centred counselling. I use many different tools such as Interactively meaning that I can use many techniques and approaches, depending on each clients individual needs. I also work with couples who are having a difficult time. I have experience of working both short and long term opened counselling. Together we can explore what brings you to therapy and decide on the most appropriate way forward. I am hear to lister, support and what ever the issue counselling can help you through a difficult time.
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Photo of Pamela Stewart, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Pamela Stewart
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Wotton-under-Edge GL12
We can all experience difficulties in life, and asking for help requires courage. My experience of working with people is that often there is a feeling that something isn’t quite right, and this can create feelings of isolating and disconnection. This may result in feelings of anxiety and depression, and working out what the core issues are can be difficult. Part of my ethos is to encourage people to be curious and make sense of their feelings, in a non-judgmental, confidential, warm and empathic way. To deepen their understanding, and with support, create their own choices about ways in which to positively move forward.
We can all experience difficulties in life, and asking for help requires courage. My experience of working with people is that often there is a feeling that something isn’t quite right, and this can create feelings of isolating and disconnection. This may result in feelings of anxiety and depression, and working out what the core issues are can be difficult. Part of my ethos is to encourage people to be curious and make sense of their feelings, in a non-judgmental, confidential, warm and empathic way. To deepen their understanding, and with support, create their own choices about ways in which to positively move forward.
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Photo of Rebecca Davies, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Rebecca Davies
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Wotton-under-Edge GL12  (Online Only)
I have always been interested in people and relationships and I am also very interested in beliefs. The things we believe about ourselves, others and the world around us guides our thoughts and behaviours. I really enjoy deep exploration with my clients. Many people think counselling is only for the "bad stuff" I think it is an opportunity to get to know yourself really well. When we understand ourselves we are much better placed to guide our lives in the way we want them to go...and yes you may have some "bad stuff" you want to get off your chest as well.
I have always been interested in people and relationships and I am also very interested in beliefs. The things we believe about ourselves, others and the world around us guides our thoughts and behaviours. I really enjoy deep exploration with my clients. Many people think counselling is only for the "bad stuff" I think it is an opportunity to get to know yourself really well. When we understand ourselves we are much better placed to guide our lives in the way we want them to go...and yes you may have some "bad stuff" you want to get off your chest as well.
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Kerstin Pullin
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified
1 Endorsed
Wotton-under-Edge GL12
Choosing a counsellor with whom to connect and build a trusting therapeutic relationship can feel daunting, even risky, yet also empowering and hopeful. What does it feel like to take off masks, shedding protective layers that keep the authentic, vulnerable self safe while navigating through challenging or traumatic times? Together we can explore what you feel ready and safe to share - whether these are current, buried or almost forgotten experiences. I will be at your side to listen; endeavouring to relate to your unique circumstances and way of being; facilitative of your change and growth process.
Choosing a counsellor with whom to connect and build a trusting therapeutic relationship can feel daunting, even risky, yet also empowering and hopeful. What does it feel like to take off masks, shedding protective layers that keep the authentic, vulnerable self safe while navigating through challenging or traumatic times? Together we can explore what you feel ready and safe to share - whether these are current, buried or almost forgotten experiences. I will be at your side to listen; endeavouring to relate to your unique circumstances and way of being; facilitative of your change and growth process.
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Photo of Dave Fussell, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Dave Fussell
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Wotton-under-Edge GL12
I aim to create a warm environment and a genuine therapeutic relationship for you to feel safe, supported and free to explore whatever difficulties you may be facing. I listen empathically so that I can understand you and what you are experiencing, without imposing my views on you or telling you what to do. I will encourage you to reconnect with yourself and your own resources. My role is to be with you as you make sense of your feelings, thoughts and behaviours and to support you in moving forward so that you can realise your full potential.
I aim to create a warm environment and a genuine therapeutic relationship for you to feel safe, supported and free to explore whatever difficulties you may be facing. I listen empathically so that I can understand you and what you are experiencing, without imposing my views on you or telling you what to do. I will encourage you to reconnect with yourself and your own resources. My role is to be with you as you make sense of your feelings, thoughts and behaviours and to support you in moving forward so that you can realise your full potential.
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More Therapists Nearby

Photo of Libbet Paravicini, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Libbet Paravicini
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Tetbury GL8
Life can be overwhelming sometimes. Most people have experienced anxiety, stress or low moods at some point and often try to struggle through alone. Seeking professional help can feel daunting and takes courage to make that first call. I work with genuine care and empathy and offer a warm, safe, non-judgemental environment for you to explore what's troubling you with complete confidentiality.
Life can be overwhelming sometimes. Most people have experienced anxiety, stress or low moods at some point and often try to struggle through alone. Seeking professional help can feel daunting and takes courage to make that first call. I work with genuine care and empathy and offer a warm, safe, non-judgemental environment for you to explore what's troubling you with complete confidentiality.
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Photo of Clara Butler, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Clara Butler
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Bradley Stoke BS32
Hello I'm Clara and thank you for visiting my page. Talking to someone about issues you may be facing can often be difficult, so well done for making that first step. Searching for a counsellor can also prove difficult and it is important to find the right one for you. I believe the most important aspect of therapy is the relationship between you and your counsellor. There are many approaches to counselling and as an Integrative Counsellor I work with several theoretical approaches such as Person Centred, Gestalt, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Transactional Analysis. I also offer creative ways of working.
Hello I'm Clara and thank you for visiting my page. Talking to someone about issues you may be facing can often be difficult, so well done for making that first step. Searching for a counsellor can also prove difficult and it is important to find the right one for you. I believe the most important aspect of therapy is the relationship between you and your counsellor. There are many approaches to counselling and as an Integrative Counsellor I work with several theoretical approaches such as Person Centred, Gestalt, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Transactional Analysis. I also offer creative ways of working.
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Photo of Dr Paul Bibby, Psychologist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Dr Paul Bibby
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Dursley GL11
Modern life is busy and can be challenging for many of us at some time in our lives. Anxiety, depression and other difficulties can get in the way of living the life that we want, and it can be hard to figure out what to do for the best. Working with an experienced therapist who'll listen in a non-judgemental way to help you understand your problems, what might have caused them or be keeping them going, and what you could do differently can make a huge difference.
Modern life is busy and can be challenging for many of us at some time in our lives. Anxiety, depression and other difficulties can get in the way of living the life that we want, and it can be hard to figure out what to do for the best. Working with an experienced therapist who'll listen in a non-judgemental way to help you understand your problems, what might have caused them or be keeping them going, and what you could do differently can make a huge difference.
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Photo of Charlie Louise Ranchhod in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Charlie Louise Ranchhod
1 Endorsed
Bristol BS37
Hey, I'm Charlie a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist & Occupational Therapist. I am passionate about helping you achieve your individualised goals through using CBT, the most effective standard of therapy for anxiety and depression. Within a safe, compassionate space you will increase understanding of your inner world and build the right personal coping skills for life long resilience and change. In order to thrive we increase empowerment, breaking unhelpful thought patterns and behaviours that maintains the problem. I offer online (with national coverage) & face to face sessions.
Hey, I'm Charlie a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist & Occupational Therapist. I am passionate about helping you achieve your individualised goals through using CBT, the most effective standard of therapy for anxiety and depression. Within a safe, compassionate space you will increase understanding of your inner world and build the right personal coping skills for life long resilience and change. In order to thrive we increase empowerment, breaking unhelpful thought patterns and behaviours that maintains the problem. I offer online (with national coverage) & face to face sessions.
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Photo of Naomi Studden, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Naomi Studden
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified
Stroud GL5  (Online Only)
In troubling times it can sometimes feel like you are alone & seeking help might feel really difficult. Just having a space to make sense of the thoughts that jumble around our heads is invaluable. Perhaps you need to understand yourself, your relationships or events from your past. Sometimes all we need is someone to just listen and hear our story. Counselling promotes insight, fosters self-awareness & creates a stronger, more resilient sense of self. This powerful combination can be the kick-start for the changes in your life you wish to make - sometimes even the smallest changes can make a huge difference in your well-being.
In troubling times it can sometimes feel like you are alone & seeking help might feel really difficult. Just having a space to make sense of the thoughts that jumble around our heads is invaluable. Perhaps you need to understand yourself, your relationships or events from your past. Sometimes all we need is someone to just listen and hear our story. Counselling promotes insight, fosters self-awareness & creates a stronger, more resilient sense of self. This powerful combination can be the kick-start for the changes in your life you wish to make - sometimes even the smallest changes can make a huge difference in your well-being.
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Photo of Beehive Counselling, Psychotherapist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Beehive Counselling
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Dursley GL11
Waitlist for new clients
If you are experiencing inner turmoil, challenges with relationships or dealing with loss, I can offer you a safe and supportive environment to help you understand the roots of your difficulties. We can try and make sense of the past and how it affects your life today. Gaining insights into the reasons for your issues will develop your capacity to cope with current and future difficulties; to gain the self care tools you need for lasting change.
If you are experiencing inner turmoil, challenges with relationships or dealing with loss, I can offer you a safe and supportive environment to help you understand the roots of your difficulties. We can try and make sense of the past and how it affects your life today. Gaining insights into the reasons for your issues will develop your capacity to cope with current and future difficulties; to gain the self care tools you need for lasting change.
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Photo of Hayley Carmichael, Psychotherapist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Hayley Carmichael
Psychotherapist, MA, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Stroud GL6  (Online Only)
Anyone can feel the need to talk through what is troubling them; the past two years have proven tough for a lot of people. From worries about getting angry to feeling like you aren't heard - therapy can help. Perhaps you want to move forwards but feel stuck, or maybe a change is proving tough to navigate. If your past won't let you go, therapy allows you to explore this and loosen the grip of the past on your present. Sometime you just need a calm, safe space to think about what really matters for you and therapy offers this opportunity to sit with someone with no agenda other than to help you.
Anyone can feel the need to talk through what is troubling them; the past two years have proven tough for a lot of people. From worries about getting angry to feeling like you aren't heard - therapy can help. Perhaps you want to move forwards but feel stuck, or maybe a change is proving tough to navigate. If your past won't let you go, therapy allows you to explore this and loosen the grip of the past on your present. Sometime you just need a calm, safe space to think about what really matters for you and therapy offers this opportunity to sit with someone with no agenda other than to help you.
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Photo of Lisa Mclaughlin, Psychotherapist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Lisa Mclaughlin
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified
Thornbury BS35
Using an integrative relational model of psychotherapy I build an approach which is tailored to meet the unique requirements of each individual client. My approach is predominantly talking based but I always incorporate the body as a way of accessing deeply held emotions. You may want to address a specific issue such as anxiety, panic attacks or a difficult life event. On the other hand you may want to examine something more deep rooted and indefinable. Perhaps you have noticed a recurring pattern of behaviour which is causing you pain in your life, or more general feelings of depression or unhappiness.
Using an integrative relational model of psychotherapy I build an approach which is tailored to meet the unique requirements of each individual client. My approach is predominantly talking based but I always incorporate the body as a way of accessing deeply held emotions. You may want to address a specific issue such as anxiety, panic attacks or a difficult life event. On the other hand you may want to examine something more deep rooted and indefinable. Perhaps you have noticed a recurring pattern of behaviour which is causing you pain in your life, or more general feelings of depression or unhappiness.
01322 946718 View 01322 946718
Photo of Full Circle Counselling, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Full Circle Counselling
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
Bradley Stoke BS32
With no waiting list and sessions available I can offer counselling & hypnotherapy to help you recover from depression, fear and anxiety through motivation & perspective thus finding the joy that you once had in your life. Anxiety, fear & hopelessness are some emotions that can linger post traumatic events, again I can help you overcome these symptoms. Loss of a loved one or diagnoses of a life limiting condition are devastating events & the pain of this sometimes unbearable. Feelings of guilt, anger & grief can become apparent & each individual responds differently. I am here to help you through your concerns of the future.
With no waiting list and sessions available I can offer counselling & hypnotherapy to help you recover from depression, fear and anxiety through motivation & perspective thus finding the joy that you once had in your life. Anxiety, fear & hopelessness are some emotions that can linger post traumatic events, again I can help you overcome these symptoms. Loss of a loved one or diagnoses of a life limiting condition are devastating events & the pain of this sometimes unbearable. Feelings of guilt, anger & grief can become apparent & each individual responds differently. I am here to help you through your concerns of the future.
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Photo of Elaine Freeman Therapies Ltd, Psychotherapist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Elaine Freeman Therapies Ltd
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified
Dursley GL11
I am a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, Counsellor, EMDR Therapist and an Equine Facilitated Psychotherapist. I work with both Young People and Adults. I have over 20 years experience and have worked in the voluntary and private sectors and in the NHS.
I am a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, Counsellor, EMDR Therapist and an Equine Facilitated Psychotherapist. I work with both Young People and Adults. I have over 20 years experience and have worked in the voluntary and private sectors and in the NHS.
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Photo of RT Counselling / Next Chapter Therapies, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
RT Counselling / Next Chapter Therapies
Counsellor, PsychD, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Stroud GL5
Therapy offers an important step in discovering the world around us and finding our place in it. For some people, coming to therapy is a big step. It can take courage to identify a need to heal, recover or progress. My approach aims to ensure that you feel safe in the knowledge that you can trust the therapeutic process. Maintaining the core values of empathy, unconditional positive regard for you as well as congruence (being authentic), I also use other modes of therapy.
Therapy offers an important step in discovering the world around us and finding our place in it. For some people, coming to therapy is a big step. It can take courage to identify a need to heal, recover or progress. My approach aims to ensure that you feel safe in the knowledge that you can trust the therapeutic process. Maintaining the core values of empathy, unconditional positive regard for you as well as congruence (being authentic), I also use other modes of therapy.
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Photo of Katrina Young, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Katrina Young
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Alveston BS35
Hello and welcome. I have particular experience in helping clients who are struggling with a sense of what I call ‘stuckness’, in their life. Are you feeling trapped in a job that doesn’t inspire you to get up every morning? Are you feeling imprisoned in life’s routine and experiencing a sense of emptiness, but are unsure of how to fill that void? Are you quietly asking yourself ‘Who am I?’ You are not alone. I have worked with many individuals with troubles such as these. In a world that seems to be telling us how to look, how to act and even how to feel, it’s no wonder we can find ourselves feeling lost and confused. I can help.
Hello and welcome. I have particular experience in helping clients who are struggling with a sense of what I call ‘stuckness’, in their life. Are you feeling trapped in a job that doesn’t inspire you to get up every morning? Are you feeling imprisoned in life’s routine and experiencing a sense of emptiness, but are unsure of how to fill that void? Are you quietly asking yourself ‘Who am I?’ You are not alone. I have worked with many individuals with troubles such as these. In a world that seems to be telling us how to look, how to act and even how to feel, it’s no wonder we can find ourselves feeling lost and confused. I can help.
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Photo of Miranda Carey, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Miranda Carey
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Dursley GL11
Is anxiety, low mood, anger, lack of confidence and low self esteem affecting the quality and enjoyment of your life? Do you find yourself feeling overwhelmed and not able to cope with these thoughts and feelings, perhaps not understanding where they have come from? This is where counselling can help. I can give you a safe and confidential space to talk about your present, past and future concerns. Together we can work towards a brighter future and personal fulfillment. The core conditions of empathy, unconditional positive regard and congruence will help you realise you are your own best helper and how to help yourself.
Is anxiety, low mood, anger, lack of confidence and low self esteem affecting the quality and enjoyment of your life? Do you find yourself feeling overwhelmed and not able to cope with these thoughts and feelings, perhaps not understanding where they have come from? This is where counselling can help. I can give you a safe and confidential space to talk about your present, past and future concerns. Together we can work towards a brighter future and personal fulfillment. The core conditions of empathy, unconditional positive regard and congruence will help you realise you are your own best helper and how to help yourself.
01453 702457 View 01453 702457
Photo of Ivana Hardy, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Ivana Hardy
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Lydney GL15
Seeking a counsellor can be a daunting process. If you’re having having trouble maintaining nourishing connections or have experienced a recent loss or trauma, I can work with you to find your own insights and strengths, enabling you to move towards more freedom and choice. I recognise the need to feel met within a safe and trusting relationship. Having a sense of safeness in the relationship, between us, is at the heart of effective therapy. If we start by being easy and gentle with ourselves, caring for and being able to understand ourselves more fully, can pave the way for more fulfilment.
Seeking a counsellor can be a daunting process. If you’re having having trouble maintaining nourishing connections or have experienced a recent loss or trauma, I can work with you to find your own insights and strengths, enabling you to move towards more freedom and choice. I recognise the need to feel met within a safe and trusting relationship. Having a sense of safeness in the relationship, between us, is at the heart of effective therapy. If we start by being easy and gentle with ourselves, caring for and being able to understand ourselves more fully, can pave the way for more fulfilment.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Wotton-under-Edge

< 10

Counsellors in Wotton-under-Edge who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Bereavement
100% Self Esteem
83% Trauma and PTSD
83% Drug Abuse

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Bupa
100% WPA
100% Nuffield Health

How Counsellors in Wotton-under-Edge see their clients

67% In Person and Online
33% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
16% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Wotton-under-Edge?

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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.