Counselling in Wotton-under-Edge

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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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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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 Kerstin Pullin, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
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 Helen Downing, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Helen Downing
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Bristol BS37
Are you a parent or carer looking for support for the child in your care? Maybe you’ve been surprised by your own strong and complex emotions that seem to have been stirred up by parenting? One of the greatest privileges in my work is to support families working through past and present hurts to nurture understanding and deepen relationships. I work collaboratively with parents and carers to figure out what approach is best suited to your family’s needs right now. I also specialise in Jungian-informed sandplay therapy, which is suitable for individual clients of all ages and backgrounds.
Are you a parent or carer looking for support for the child in your care? Maybe you’ve been surprised by your own strong and complex emotions that seem to have been stirred up by parenting? One of the greatest privileges in my work is to support families working through past and present hurts to nurture understanding and deepen relationships. I work collaboratively with parents and carers to figure out what approach is best suited to your family’s needs right now. I also specialise in Jungian-informed sandplay therapy, which is suitable for individual clients of all ages and backgrounds.
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Photo of Dr Lucy Kozlowski, Psychologist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Dr Lucy Kozlowski
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Bristol BS35  (Online Only)
I am the Service Lead for Third Wave Psychologist, an online clinical psychology & counselling practice. My specialisms include long-term physical health conditions ( incl. long covid, pain, fatigue, IBS, diabetes, obesity & neurological conditions- stroke, MS, Parkinsons, tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia) & perinatal mental health (before, during & after birth, early years parenting). I also specialise in staff wellbeing (healthcare & non-healthcare staff) & common mental health issues (e.g. stress, low mood, anger, adjustment, anxiety, trauma, bereavement & grief & self-esteem/confidence issues).
I am the Service Lead for Third Wave Psychologist, an online clinical psychology & counselling practice. My specialisms include long-term physical health conditions ( incl. long covid, pain, fatigue, IBS, diabetes, obesity & neurological conditions- stroke, MS, Parkinsons, tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia) & perinatal mental health (before, during & after birth, early years parenting). I also specialise in staff wellbeing (healthcare & non-healthcare staff) & common mental health issues (e.g. stress, low mood, anger, adjustment, anxiety, trauma, bereavement & grief & self-esteem/confidence issues).
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Photo of Clive Mason, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Clive Mason
Counsellor
Verified
Bristol BS37
Counselling can help you to find a way forward with personal issues such as depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. It can also help to overcome problems that are causing you emotional turmoil such as relationship issues and loss. In truth you can talk about anything that is on your mind. Some of the issues that people can find themselves trying to manage and which I can help with: Anxiety, Depression, Abuse, Childhood pain, Gender issues, Loss, Bereavement, Heart break, Loneliness, Low self-esteem, Relationship struggles, Life transitions.
Counselling can help you to find a way forward with personal issues such as depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. It can also help to overcome problems that are causing you emotional turmoil such as relationship issues and loss. In truth you can talk about anything that is on your mind. Some of the issues that people can find themselves trying to manage and which I can help with: Anxiety, Depression, Abuse, Childhood pain, Gender issues, Loss, Bereavement, Heart break, Loneliness, Low self-esteem, Relationship struggles, Life transitions.
0117 463 0320 View 0117 463 0320
Photo of Rebecca Worsley, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Rebecca Worsley
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Tetbury GL8
Are you struggling with low self esteem, depression or anxiety? Perhaps life feels overwhelming and that everyone else is coping but you aren't? This is often the experience if you have ADHD. Or are you struggling to come to terms with a breakdown within your family or something life-altering, like losing your job, a friend, or perhaps an illness or a death? Whatever your challenge, please know that help is available.
Are you struggling with low self esteem, depression or anxiety? Perhaps life feels overwhelming and that everyone else is coping but you aren't? This is often the experience if you have ADHD. Or are you struggling to come to terms with a breakdown within your family or something life-altering, like losing your job, a friend, or perhaps an illness or a death? Whatever your challenge, please know that help is available.
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Photo of Louise Tarrant, Psychologist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Louise Tarrant
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Bristol BS37
Waitlist for new clients
I provide effective therapy for adolescents and adults who have mental health problems including Depression, Anxiety, Panic, trauma symptoms and grief.  I also specialise in providing therapy for those who are struggling to manage Chronic Pain and Fatigue; I teach pain management strategies and support people to improve their quality of life. I have over 17 years of experience providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). I have worked in a range of mental health and hospital teams in the NHS and I led a multidisciplinary team within an NHS Pain Clinic for a number of years.
I provide effective therapy for adolescents and adults who have mental health problems including Depression, Anxiety, Panic, trauma symptoms and grief.  I also specialise in providing therapy for those who are struggling to manage Chronic Pain and Fatigue; I teach pain management strategies and support people to improve their quality of life. I have over 17 years of experience providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). I have worked in a range of mental health and hospital teams in the NHS and I led a multidisciplinary team within an NHS Pain Clinic for a number of years.
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Photo of Hege Usborne, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Hege Usborne
Counsellor, UKCP Trainee
Verified
Nailsworth GL6
Whether you've experienced being in therapy before or are thinking about it for the first time, the decision to enter into psychotherapy is a big one. In our work I will invite you to be curious, to allow deeper feelings to surface and to explore them with me as a reliable, resilient companion. In this way you can come to a state of acceptance of things you cannot change, of compassion for your most vulnerable self and hopeful growth towards your true self. I work in an integrative style, which means I can draw on different approaches within psychotherapy to build an individual working relationship personalised to you.
Whether you've experienced being in therapy before or are thinking about it for the first time, the decision to enter into psychotherapy is a big one. In our work I will invite you to be curious, to allow deeper feelings to surface and to explore them with me as a reliable, resilient companion. In this way you can come to a state of acceptance of things you cannot change, of compassion for your most vulnerable self and hopeful growth towards your true self. I work in an integrative style, which means I can draw on different approaches within psychotherapy to build an individual working relationship personalised to you.
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Photo of Stephanie Bell, Psychotherapist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Stephanie Bell
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
Stroud GL6  (Online Only)
My aim is to help you achieve insight into what makes you tick, and for us to work collaboratively to develop strategies that assist you in living a complete, fulfilling life. While you will have some immediate pressing issues that bring you to therapy, we can also explore any longer-term, underlying issues concerning you. It is important to me that you feel comfortable to talk about your problems, experiences and personal thoughts.
My aim is to help you achieve insight into what makes you tick, and for us to work collaboratively to develop strategies that assist you in living a complete, fulfilling life. While you will have some immediate pressing issues that bring you to therapy, we can also explore any longer-term, underlying issues concerning you. It is important to me that you feel comfortable to talk about your problems, experiences and personal thoughts.
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Photo of Pinch of Positivity Centre, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Pinch of Positivity Centre
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Stonehouse GL10
Hi, and a warm welcome. I'm a qualified counsellor and have been for many years offering therapeutic support for adults, adolescents, children and families either together or individually, in my private practice and within primary and secondary schools. I can offer support too many for many reasons and offer flexible Integrative approaches to suit you. I always welcome a free initial email or chat or meet and briefly discuss ways of support that suits all. This can also give you all an opportunity to see the space, meet and talk with me with no obligation. This helps in deciding what is best for you.
Hi, and a warm welcome. I'm a qualified counsellor and have been for many years offering therapeutic support for adults, adolescents, children and families either together or individually, in my private practice and within primary and secondary schools. I can offer support too many for many reasons and offer flexible Integrative approaches to suit you. I always welcome a free initial email or chat or meet and briefly discuss ways of support that suits all. This can also give you all an opportunity to see the space, meet and talk with me with no obligation. This helps in deciding what is best for you.
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Photo of Sarah Cox, Psychotherapist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Sarah Cox
Psychotherapist, UKCP Trainee
Verified
Bristol BS37
Clients recognize the importance of mental well-being, especially in today’s turbulent times. They may be facing various challenges, such as anxiety, depression, or stress, and are seeking a supportive environment to explore and navigate their inner world. They value holistic approaches to mental health and are open to embracing different modalities and techniques for healing. The client is likely to be someone who is proactive about their mental health journey. They understand that self-discovery and emotional well-being are ongoing processes, and they are committed to investing time and effort into their own growth
Clients recognize the importance of mental well-being, especially in today’s turbulent times. They may be facing various challenges, such as anxiety, depression, or stress, and are seeking a supportive environment to explore and navigate their inner world. They value holistic approaches to mental health and are open to embracing different modalities and techniques for healing. The client is likely to be someone who is proactive about their mental health journey. They understand that self-discovery and emotional well-being are ongoing processes, and they are committed to investing time and effort into their own growth
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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 Anthony Maxom, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Anthony Maxom
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Bristol BS36
Are you feeling tired and stressed at the moment? Are your relationships out of kilter? Is life feeling overwhelming? Whatever the reason – anxiety, self-esteem, abuse, relationship issues, depression, sexual identity – I can offer you one-to-one therapy, in a warm, supportive and non-judgemental environment. I can help you to gain an understanding and greater awareness of your problems and behaviours and, together, we will work towards a rebalancing of your life, the establishing of coping mechanisms, the setting of goals and bringing about a positive change in your life.
Are you feeling tired and stressed at the moment? Are your relationships out of kilter? Is life feeling overwhelming? Whatever the reason – anxiety, self-esteem, abuse, relationship issues, depression, sexual identity – I can offer you one-to-one therapy, in a warm, supportive and non-judgemental environment. I can help you to gain an understanding and greater awareness of your problems and behaviours and, together, we will work towards a rebalancing of your life, the establishing of coping mechanisms, the setting of goals and bringing about a positive change in your life.
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Photo of Anna Goodson, Psychologist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Anna Goodson
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Bristol BS32  (Online Only)
Hello, my name is Anna, I am a clinical psychologist and I work with children, adolescents and adults. I offer flexible and accessible online therapy appointments on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Hello, my name is Anna, I am a clinical psychologist and I work with children, adolescents and adults. I offer flexible and accessible online therapy appointments on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
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Photo of Dr Maria R. Thompson, Psychologist in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Dr Maria R. Thompson
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified
Bristol BS32
I assist adults and older adults to reduce distress, improve awareness, connection, functioning and QoL through face-to-face and online counselling and psychological therapy. You can explore and address your concerns safely with session materials to take away for future reference. I offer evidenced approaches. Since 1998 I have worked with many people in their recovery from a range of emotional, behavioural, personality and mental health issues across various settings to Consultant level. Hopefully, I maybe of assistance to you also. Dr Maria Thompson BSc (Hons) MSc Post-MSc DCounsPsych CPsychol AFBPsS. Desideratum P&C Services Ltd.
I assist adults and older adults to reduce distress, improve awareness, connection, functioning and QoL through face-to-face and online counselling and psychological therapy. You can explore and address your concerns safely with session materials to take away for future reference. I offer evidenced approaches. Since 1998 I have worked with many people in their recovery from a range of emotional, behavioural, personality and mental health issues across various settings to Consultant level. Hopefully, I maybe of assistance to you also. Dr Maria Thompson BSc (Hons) MSc Post-MSc DCounsPsych CPsychol AFBPsS. Desideratum P&C Services Ltd.
0117 313 6822 View 0117 313 6822
Photo of Jon Macefield, Counsellor in Wotton-under-Edge, England
Jon Macefield
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Stonehouse GL10
Making the decision to look for counselling can be daunting. You may be uncertain whether counselling can help, I can provide a safe supportive space where you can talk and Explore any issues that is impacting on your life. I have many years of experience in helping clients with Anxiety and Depression and by using talking therapy, we can find the answers to help you find a way forward. I am trained in Person centered, and psycho-dynamic theory, and I have recently completed a Level 4 diploma in dialectical behavior therapy.
Making the decision to look for counselling can be daunting. You may be uncertain whether counselling can help, I can provide a safe supportive space where you can talk and Explore any issues that is impacting on your life. I have many years of experience in helping clients with Anxiety and Depression and by using talking therapy, we can find the answers to help you find a way forward. I am trained in Person centered, and psycho-dynamic theory, and I have recently completed a Level 4 diploma in dialectical behavior therapy.
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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.