Photo of Stacey Sewell, Counsellor in PL7, England
Stacey Sewell
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
I work with people experiencing a range of difficulties relating to feeling unable to be fully themselves with others. This might include problems like depression, anxiety, loneliness, low self-esteem, or imposter syndrome. Sometimes the people I work with feel unsure of who they are and are looking for a safe space to explore this. They may be experiencing difficulties at work or in their personal relationships. Other people I work with might feel stuck in life or want to explore transitions between different life stages. I work with clients looking for a gentle, curious approach to therapy.
I work with people experiencing a range of difficulties relating to feeling unable to be fully themselves with others. This might include problems like depression, anxiety, loneliness, low self-esteem, or imposter syndrome. Sometimes the people I work with feel unsure of who they are and are looking for a safe space to explore this. They may be experiencing difficulties at work or in their personal relationships. Other people I work with might feel stuck in life or want to explore transitions between different life stages. I work with clients looking for a gentle, curious approach to therapy.
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Laura Paltridge Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hi, I'm Laura and I would love to join you on your counselling journey to help you navigate life and find the real you again! Life can be tricky and at time feel unfair. We can often find find ourselves putting a happy face on to the outside world but what is going on inside is very different. When life becomes difficult, many people experience feeling alone and disconnected from family, friends and even from themselves! I can offer you a warm, caring and safe place to explore what's going on for you, to find meaning and purpose in your life, to feel connected and find the "real" you again.
Hi, I'm Laura and I would love to join you on your counselling journey to help you navigate life and find the real you again! Life can be tricky and at time feel unfair. We can often find find ourselves putting a happy face on to the outside world but what is going on inside is very different. When life becomes difficult, many people experience feeling alone and disconnected from family, friends and even from themselves! I can offer you a warm, caring and safe place to explore what's going on for you, to find meaning and purpose in your life, to feel connected and find the "real" you again.
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Jenny Harwood Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Life can be confusing, stressful and overwhelming. Do you want to have someone to share what's on your mind with? Maybe you have a specific concern you would like to explore. Maybe you just know you want to feel better but not sure how. I am here to help. I work with clients with a variety of emotional and mental health concerns. I can't promise to have all the answers but I can work with you to build a safe, supportive space where we can work through your concerns together. I have helped clients understand themselves better, make sense of their relationships and work through difficult past events in their lives.
Life can be confusing, stressful and overwhelming. Do you want to have someone to share what's on your mind with? Maybe you have a specific concern you would like to explore. Maybe you just know you want to feel better but not sure how. I am here to help. I work with clients with a variety of emotional and mental health concerns. I can't promise to have all the answers but I can work with you to build a safe, supportive space where we can work through your concerns together. I have helped clients understand themselves better, make sense of their relationships and work through difficult past events in their lives.
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Tessa Adkins
Counsellor, PTUK
Verified Verified
I'm Tessa a Certified Play Therapy UK (PTUK) Play Therapist and also a trainee Creative Arts Counsellor for Adolescents and Young People. I love my job and feel privileged to be able to work with children, young people and their families/carers in this way. In 2020 I was diagnosed with adult ADHD and I feel my neurodiverse brain plus my experience of growing up knowing I was different helps me to understand certain situations and responses. This plus the fact I had 3 children within 2 years and 9 months helps me to offer a level of understanding and empathy whilst being non-judgmental.
I'm Tessa a Certified Play Therapy UK (PTUK) Play Therapist and also a trainee Creative Arts Counsellor for Adolescents and Young People. I love my job and feel privileged to be able to work with children, young people and their families/carers in this way. In 2020 I was diagnosed with adult ADHD and I feel my neurodiverse brain plus my experience of growing up knowing I was different helps me to understand certain situations and responses. This plus the fact I had 3 children within 2 years and 9 months helps me to offer a level of understanding and empathy whilst being non-judgmental.
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Kamil's Counselling and Psychotherapy
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
EMDR Trauma based therapy available. Depression, Anxiety, Couple & Relationship Problems, Low Self-Esteem, LBGTQ+ Related Issues. Offering Relational and EMDR therapy. I am here to help . My name is Kamil, I am fully qualified, MBACP Accredited and experienced counsellor and psychotherapist. I offer a warm, confidential and non-judgemental environment for individual clients and couples. I truly believe that change is possible for everyone. I have confidence to be able to provide enough support to help you to find the best coping strategies to change your life for the better.
EMDR Trauma based therapy available. Depression, Anxiety, Couple & Relationship Problems, Low Self-Esteem, LBGTQ+ Related Issues. Offering Relational and EMDR therapy. I am here to help . My name is Kamil, I am fully qualified, MBACP Accredited and experienced counsellor and psychotherapist. I offer a warm, confidential and non-judgemental environment for individual clients and couples. I truly believe that change is possible for everyone. I have confidence to be able to provide enough support to help you to find the best coping strategies to change your life for the better.
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Jane Stevens
Counsellor, MA, BACP
Verified Verified
We are all unique and walk our own paths through the beauty and difficulties of life. We all see and experience things through a unique lens and all emotions within that are important and valid. I welcome all emotions and will hold space for you to explore them safely. It is brave to look inwards and I feel passionately about providing a safe, empathetic space for you to do so.
We are all unique and walk our own paths through the beauty and difficulties of life. We all see and experience things through a unique lens and all emotions within that are important and valid. I welcome all emotions and will hold space for you to explore them safely. It is brave to look inwards and I feel passionately about providing a safe, empathetic space for you to do so.
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Joanna Godding
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hi, I am an Attachment Focused Counsellor, Creative Arts and Play Therapist working with Children, Adolescents and Families. My clinic is located In Plympton PL7 1RF. I have been working with vulnerable Children and Adolescents within private and educational settings for over 15 years. I am registered with the BACP & PTUK.
Hi, I am an Attachment Focused Counsellor, Creative Arts and Play Therapist working with Children, Adolescents and Families. My clinic is located In Plympton PL7 1RF. I have been working with vulnerable Children and Adolescents within private and educational settings for over 15 years. I am registered with the BACP & PTUK.
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Photo of Yvonne Beechfield, Counsellor in PL7, England
Yvonne Beechfield
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Life will sometimes take us down paths we havn't asked for, causing us to loose sense of our true self, dulling our energy and bringing uncertainty in how we choose to live. Talking does help. It gives you the chance to bring all your concerns and worries into a safe space where I can help you sort through each of them. With careful exploration we can identify what you might like to change and how to make the change. Life will feel easier and lighter as you start to gain control over how you choose to live it.
Life will sometimes take us down paths we havn't asked for, causing us to loose sense of our true self, dulling our energy and bringing uncertainty in how we choose to live. Talking does help. It gives you the chance to bring all your concerns and worries into a safe space where I can help you sort through each of them. With careful exploration we can identify what you might like to change and how to make the change. Life will feel easier and lighter as you start to gain control over how you choose to live it.
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Nigel Jones
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
If you suffer from anxiety then looking for help is pretty tough. If you feel up for a chat, call me on 07918 050934 where we can talk for a while. This way you can decide if you feel we can work together to find the right way forward for you.
If you suffer from anxiety then looking for help is pretty tough. If you feel up for a chat, call me on 07918 050934 where we can talk for a while. This way you can decide if you feel we can work together to find the right way forward for you.
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Dr Anthony Wharton
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
I provide a range of evidence based psychotherapies to alleviate psychological distress in Devon, my main approach being Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP). Intensive Short term Dynamic Psychotherapy is a highly effective form of psychodynamic psychotherapy designed to help you get to the heart of the matter quickly, and resolve issues fast. The approach is emotion focussed; a relational therapy that can address a wide range of ongoing problems or symptoms. ISTDP is particularly useful in attending to internal conflicts that can arise from interpersonal relationships.
I provide a range of evidence based psychotherapies to alleviate psychological distress in Devon, my main approach being Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP). Intensive Short term Dynamic Psychotherapy is a highly effective form of psychodynamic psychotherapy designed to help you get to the heart of the matter quickly, and resolve issues fast. The approach is emotion focussed; a relational therapy that can address a wide range of ongoing problems or symptoms. ISTDP is particularly useful in attending to internal conflicts that can arise from interpersonal relationships.
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Photo of Laurel Leaf Counselling, Counsellor in PL7, England
Laurel Leaf Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Do you feel unhappy? Anxious? Stuck? Perhaps you're struggling with your relationships or feeling unheard. Whatever you're going through, counselling can help. Many people struggle to recognise or express certain parts of themselves. I believe every person deserves to be seen as a unique, three-dimensional individual, and will aim to make sure you feel this way.
Do you feel unhappy? Anxious? Stuck? Perhaps you're struggling with your relationships or feeling unheard. Whatever you're going through, counselling can help. Many people struggle to recognise or express certain parts of themselves. I believe every person deserves to be seen as a unique, three-dimensional individual, and will aim to make sure you feel this way.
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Photo of Samantha Spencer, Psychotherapist in PL7, England
Samantha Spencer
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
I have worked in a variety of settings in the field of mental health services including in specialist addictions units & rehabilitation, Community drug services NHS Primary Care with IAPT and the Priory Hospital Bristol with inpatients and outpatient services as well as remote delivery of CBT Therapy. I am a compassionate and committed to each of the people that trust me to support them. I believe in the ‘art and science’ of CBT and the therapeutic value and benefit of those coming together.This requires effort and personal investment, and it can feel hard, so let’s take a breath together .
I have worked in a variety of settings in the field of mental health services including in specialist addictions units & rehabilitation, Community drug services NHS Primary Care with IAPT and the Priory Hospital Bristol with inpatients and outpatient services as well as remote delivery of CBT Therapy. I am a compassionate and committed to each of the people that trust me to support them. I believe in the ‘art and science’ of CBT and the therapeutic value and benefit of those coming together.This requires effort and personal investment, and it can feel hard, so let’s take a breath together .
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Mariana Cervantes Child Adolescent Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
As a psychotherapist working with all age groups, I use my professional skills and experience to provide a safe, judgement-free space for children, young people and adults to explore what might be underlying their difficulties. I support clients with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, anger, isolation, identity, sexuality, low self-esteem, school difficulties, friendship issues, loss, grief, bullying, abuse, neglect, parental separation and other issues. I also provide parent work sessions for parents who have concerns about their relationship with their child/children and family dynamics.
As a psychotherapist working with all age groups, I use my professional skills and experience to provide a safe, judgement-free space for children, young people and adults to explore what might be underlying their difficulties. I support clients with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, anger, isolation, identity, sexuality, low self-esteem, school difficulties, friendship issues, loss, grief, bullying, abuse, neglect, parental separation and other issues. I also provide parent work sessions for parents who have concerns about their relationship with their child/children and family dynamics.
07403 923624 View 07403 923624
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Ben Selby Counselling
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
As a person centred therapist, I help clients to make positive life changes across a wide range of areas. Together, we can help you to take control of your life, improve your self confidence and unlock your true potential. I have over 16 years of experience, which has given me the knowledge and tools to guide clients through any situation they may be experiencing. I'm based in the tranquil environment of the Millfields in Stonehouse and offer flexible appointments (including early evening appointments). If you can't come to me, we can even use FaceTime for our appointments!
As a person centred therapist, I help clients to make positive life changes across a wide range of areas. Together, we can help you to take control of your life, improve your self confidence and unlock your true potential. I have over 16 years of experience, which has given me the knowledge and tools to guide clients through any situation they may be experiencing. I'm based in the tranquil environment of the Millfields in Stonehouse and offer flexible appointments (including early evening appointments). If you can't come to me, we can even use FaceTime for our appointments!
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Photo of Kim Sturgeon, Psychotherapist in PL7, England
Kim Sturgeon
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
At times we can find ourselves stuck in our own emotions, with thoughts that go around and around, and in patterns that we know are unhelpful. We might have been told that we’re ‘too sensitive’ and learned how to keep parts of us to ourselves. Similarly, specialising in working with women impacted by sexual violence, I understand the difficulty in allowing some parts to the surface. What feels familiar can also be exhausting, but change is uncomfortable and often scary. We need the support of someone who can help us untangle the stories of our lives and move forward with compassion and vitality.
At times we can find ourselves stuck in our own emotions, with thoughts that go around and around, and in patterns that we know are unhelpful. We might have been told that we’re ‘too sensitive’ and learned how to keep parts of us to ourselves. Similarly, specialising in working with women impacted by sexual violence, I understand the difficulty in allowing some parts to the surface. What feels familiar can also be exhausting, but change is uncomfortable and often scary. We need the support of someone who can help us untangle the stories of our lives and move forward with compassion and vitality.
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Sound Counselling
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
We cant change the past, but we CAN change the way we FEEL about the past... I will help you with whatever problems that have led you here. Together we will work through them, going at your pace, and I will support you through that whole process.
We cant change the past, but we CAN change the way we FEEL about the past... I will help you with whatever problems that have led you here. Together we will work through them, going at your pace, and I will support you through that whole process.
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Nichola Jean
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Learn from your past - access your wisdom - allow yourself to move forward and transform your life. Let me help you figure out how you can live life as your authentic self. My blend of counselling, coaching and guided self imagery with relaxation can help you work on the issues that are holding you back. As an Accredited Counsellor and qualified Coach and Hypnotherapist I can offer you a safe, confidential and therapeutic space in which you can explore, develop and challenge yourself in as much emotional depth as feels right for you. Believe in yourself - you can do this....
Learn from your past - access your wisdom - allow yourself to move forward and transform your life. Let me help you figure out how you can live life as your authentic self. My blend of counselling, coaching and guided self imagery with relaxation can help you work on the issues that are holding you back. As an Accredited Counsellor and qualified Coach and Hypnotherapist I can offer you a safe, confidential and therapeutic space in which you can explore, develop and challenge yourself in as much emotional depth as feels right for you. Believe in yourself - you can do this....
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Photo of Louise Jones Traumatologist in PL7, England
Louise Jones Traumatologist
Verified Verified
Plymouth PL7  (Online Only)
Online only. I specialise in helping people who have experienced, trauma or abuse, work through solutions to enable them to return to the life they once had. Often this will be finding themselves for the first time. Trauma and PTSD can affect anyone that has experienced a potentially life-threatening event, or a serious injury, or witnessed one or heard about an event that has happened to a close friend or family member. Your symptoms may include some or all but not be limited to, upsetting thoughts, nightmares, flashbacks, avoiding people, places or situations, irritability, anxiety, jumpy, panic attacks and more.
Online only. I specialise in helping people who have experienced, trauma or abuse, work through solutions to enable them to return to the life they once had. Often this will be finding themselves for the first time. Trauma and PTSD can affect anyone that has experienced a potentially life-threatening event, or a serious injury, or witnessed one or heard about an event that has happened to a close friend or family member. Your symptoms may include some or all but not be limited to, upsetting thoughts, nightmares, flashbacks, avoiding people, places or situations, irritability, anxiety, jumpy, panic attacks and more.
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Total Focus Therapy
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Are you finding things difficult to cope with at the moment? Sometimes it is difficult to find your way through this by yourself. My name is Karen and I offer Integrative Counselling and/or Spectrum Healing sessions to help you find the answers you need to find a way forward. I work with many difficulties such as anxiety, stress, bereavement, eating difficulties, loneliness, relationship problems, discrimination, loss of purpose and trauma. I can also help you to explore any situation you’re finding challenging or difficult in some way.
Are you finding things difficult to cope with at the moment? Sometimes it is difficult to find your way through this by yourself. My name is Karen and I offer Integrative Counselling and/or Spectrum Healing sessions to help you find the answers you need to find a way forward. I work with many difficulties such as anxiety, stress, bereavement, eating difficulties, loneliness, relationship problems, discrimination, loss of purpose and trauma. I can also help you to explore any situation you’re finding challenging or difficult in some way.
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Photo of Dr Anna Tissandier, EMDR Therapy, Psychologist in PL7, England
Dr Anna Tissandier, EMDR Therapy
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Plymouth PL7  (Online Only)
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and EMDR Europe Accredited Practitioner offering one to one EMDR therapy to adults. In our time together, we would aim to develop a shared understanding of your life - its significant events and relationships - and to explore the ways these may have led to certain strengths and vulnerabilities. This kind of understanding can itself help people to feel very differently, and to start to make changes in their lives. Further and deeper changes become possible when we work on processing difficult events that may still be exerting an influence, and by developing techniques to deepen self-compassion.
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and EMDR Europe Accredited Practitioner offering one to one EMDR therapy to adults. In our time together, we would aim to develop a shared understanding of your life - its significant events and relationships - and to explore the ways these may have led to certain strengths and vulnerabilities. This kind of understanding can itself help people to feel very differently, and to start to make changes in their lives. Further and deeper changes become possible when we work on processing difficult events that may still be exerting an influence, and by developing techniques to deepen self-compassion.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in PL7

20+

Average cost per session

£50

Counsellors in PL7 who prioritize treating:

96% Anxiety
92% Self Esteem
88% Depression
84% Stress
80% Relationship Issues
72% Bereavement
72% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

33% Other
33% WPA
33% Health Assured

How Counsellors in PL7 see their clients

92% In Person and Online
8% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
16% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in PL7?

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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.