Counselling in LL28

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Pete Sims
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
I have gained a distinction in MSc in Counselling and also qualified as an EMDR Therapist (Gold Standard Therapy recognised by: NICE: National Institute for Health Excellence). I am an Integrative Therapist which means that I can draw on a range of different approaches to meet my clients particular needs and introduce methods and techniques as clients require. I offer a highly professional service which is underpinned by valid scientific research and practice evidence. I appreciate that accessing therapy can be daunting; therefore, I am welcoming, very accepting and do my best to create a genuinely warm and safe environment.
I have gained a distinction in MSc in Counselling and also qualified as an EMDR Therapist (Gold Standard Therapy recognised by: NICE: National Institute for Health Excellence). I am an Integrative Therapist which means that I can draw on a range of different approaches to meet my clients particular needs and introduce methods and techniques as clients require. I offer a highly professional service which is underpinned by valid scientific research and practice evidence. I appreciate that accessing therapy can be daunting; therefore, I am welcoming, very accepting and do my best to create a genuinely warm and safe environment.
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Photo of Rachel Curtis, Psychotherapist in LL28, Wales
Rachel Curtis
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
I work with a range of clients and issues. Work can be long term, short term or somewhere in between. My focus is on assisting my client to identify the issue and anything that then needs to happen. The work is at my client's pace and I am a warm and encouraging therapist, mindful of difference and diversity. Over the past 18 years I have worked with clients from age 5 to 78, each client is unique, no therapy session is the same.
I work with a range of clients and issues. Work can be long term, short term or somewhere in between. My focus is on assisting my client to identify the issue and anything that then needs to happen. The work is at my client's pace and I am a warm and encouraging therapist, mindful of difference and diversity. Over the past 18 years I have worked with clients from age 5 to 78, each client is unique, no therapy session is the same.
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Brian Dennis
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Colwyn Bay LL28  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Brian. Whether you have a specific problem, just need someone to talk with, or anything in-between, I'm looking forward to collaborating with you on a path toward growth. In my approach, the therapeutic relationship takes precedence. Meaning, how we work together is more important to me than any technique or theory I may employ. This means that in our sessions, you can expect a safe and non-judgmental space. I'll always respect your pace, and we'll work together in a way that honors your autonomy to work in a collaborative relationship built on equity and mutual respect.
Hi, I'm Brian. Whether you have a specific problem, just need someone to talk with, or anything in-between, I'm looking forward to collaborating with you on a path toward growth. In my approach, the therapeutic relationship takes precedence. Meaning, how we work together is more important to me than any technique or theory I may employ. This means that in our sessions, you can expect a safe and non-judgmental space. I'll always respect your pace, and we'll work together in a way that honors your autonomy to work in a collaborative relationship built on equity and mutual respect.
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Photo of Looking-Glass Counselling, Counsellor in LL28, Wales
Looking-Glass Counselling
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
If you’re struggling with difficult emotions, relationship issues, stress, anxiety, depression, or any other challenges in life, I will provide a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space where you can explore your thoughts and feelings, gain new insights and develop effective strategies for success. Whether you’re looking to improve your mental health, recover from trauma or loss, find direction and take control of your life, repair or strengthen your relationships, or you simply want to grow as a person, I can help. Book a free 30 minute Introduction Session now - maximum wait time 1 week (depending on your availability).
If you’re struggling with difficult emotions, relationship issues, stress, anxiety, depression, or any other challenges in life, I will provide a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space where you can explore your thoughts and feelings, gain new insights and develop effective strategies for success. Whether you’re looking to improve your mental health, recover from trauma or loss, find direction and take control of your life, repair or strengthen your relationships, or you simply want to grow as a person, I can help. Book a free 30 minute Introduction Session now - maximum wait time 1 week (depending on your availability).
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in LL28

< 10

Counsellors in LL28 who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Trauma and PTSD
100% Family Conflict
100% Sexual Abuse
100% Self Esteem

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aviva
100% AXA PPP
100% Bupa

How Counsellors in LL28 see their clients

75% In Person and Online
25% Online Only

Gender breakdown

50% Female
50% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in LL28?

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.