Counselling in KW17

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Celia Clark
Counsellor, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Orkney KW17  (Online Only)
Welcome to my profile! I help women who struggle with food and their body using the highly popular approach of Internal Family Systems (IFS). Are you someone who recognises your challenges with food and your body are affecting your mood, your health and your relationships? Are you tired of comparing yourself to others and listening to the relentless critical thoughts inside your head? Is it starting to feel like you do everything for everyone else and no-one is looking after you? You’ve probably tried everything to fix this and it’s even worse than ever.
Welcome to my profile! I help women who struggle with food and their body using the highly popular approach of Internal Family Systems (IFS). Are you someone who recognises your challenges with food and your body are affecting your mood, your health and your relationships? Are you tired of comparing yourself to others and listening to the relentless critical thoughts inside your head? Is it starting to feel like you do everything for everyone else and no-one is looking after you? You’ve probably tried everything to fix this and it’s even worse than ever.
01856 301069 View 01856 301069
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Ailis Frances Murphy
Psychologist, PhD, CPsychol
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Orkney KW17
We humans tend to work against ourselves which creates a multitude of different struggles and distress levels throughout our lives. My clients come from all walks of life seeking help with for a wide range of problematic experiences or reactions. They can be struggling with current adverse life events, past traumas, clinical and personality difficulties or just plain fed up feeling like life is exhausting or demanding. However, they all ha a common goal: To make their world work better for them.
We humans tend to work against ourselves which creates a multitude of different struggles and distress levels throughout our lives. My clients come from all walks of life seeking help with for a wide range of problematic experiences or reactions. They can be struggling with current adverse life events, past traumas, clinical and personality difficulties or just plain fed up feeling like life is exhausting or demanding. However, they all ha a common goal: To make their world work better for them.
01856 528594 View 01856 528594
Photo of Peter Banczyk, Psychotherapist in KW17, Scotland
Peter Banczyk
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Orkney KW17  (Online Only)
While Doctors make up around 40% of my clients, I have helped people from all walks of life in my 24 years of practice, and if you are looking for a compassionate and experienced therapist, I may be right for you. I can help with; attachment, trauma, anxiety, depression, overwork / work stress, personal relationships, and more. A healthy self-relationship is, I believe, a much neglected and misunderstood area and one I help many people with each year. Video sessions can be an easy way to access a skilled practitioner with 20+ years of experience. You can find out more information about me on my website and read my blog.
While Doctors make up around 40% of my clients, I have helped people from all walks of life in my 24 years of practice, and if you are looking for a compassionate and experienced therapist, I may be right for you. I can help with; attachment, trauma, anxiety, depression, overwork / work stress, personal relationships, and more. A healthy self-relationship is, I believe, a much neglected and misunderstood area and one I help many people with each year. Video sessions can be an easy way to access a skilled practitioner with 20+ years of experience. You can find out more information about me on my website and read my blog.
0151 318 7790 View 0151 318 7790
Photo of Hidden Gem Psychology Service, Psychotherapist in KW17, Scotland
Hidden Gem Psychology Service
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Newark KW17  (Online Only)
I am passionate about trauma-informed care and utilise a whole-person approach. Trauma can often underpin common mental health difficulties, and I can work with you to process the source of your difficulties and/or focus on your current symptoms. You may wish to focus on your current experiences of depression, anxiety, etc., or wish to address the underlying difficulties that have led to these. I also have a keen interest in complex trauma, dissociation, childhood emotional neglect, medically unexplained symptoms, functional neurological disorder, chronic pain, chronic fatigue and other physical difficulties.
I am passionate about trauma-informed care and utilise a whole-person approach. Trauma can often underpin common mental health difficulties, and I can work with you to process the source of your difficulties and/or focus on your current symptoms. You may wish to focus on your current experiences of depression, anxiety, etc., or wish to address the underlying difficulties that have led to these. I also have a keen interest in complex trauma, dissociation, childhood emotional neglect, medically unexplained symptoms, functional neurological disorder, chronic pain, chronic fatigue and other physical difficulties.
01427 808045 View 01427 808045

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in KW17

< 10

Counsellors in KW17 who prioritize treating:

75% Relationship Issues
75% Anxiety
75% Trauma and PTSD
75% Emotional Disturbance
50% Depression
50% Domestic Abuse
50% Eating Disorders

Average years in practice

24 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Cigna and Evernorth
100% Other
100% Aviva

How Counsellors in KW17 see their clients

75% Online Only
25% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

50% Female
50% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in KW17?

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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.