Counselling in Airdrie

Photo of Emma Roberts, Psychotherapist in Airdrie, Scotland
Emma Roberts
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Airdrie ML6
I work with clients from the age of 8+ years as life is just so hectic, and young people need more support​. Life can get on top of us; we're just not getting the enjoyment we used to get; perhaps we are struggling to cope and need to get back on track. I can support you and teach you tools that will put you back on track and keep you there so you can maintain your mental well-being. ​ Often, people go to therapy and feel good. However, once they leave, they return to feeling bad again. My job as your therapist is to look at what works for you and teach you how to maintain good mental health for life.
I work with clients from the age of 8+ years as life is just so hectic, and young people need more support​. Life can get on top of us; we're just not getting the enjoyment we used to get; perhaps we are struggling to cope and need to get back on track. I can support you and teach you tools that will put you back on track and keep you there so you can maintain your mental well-being. ​ Often, people go to therapy and feel good. However, once they leave, they return to feeling bad again. My job as your therapist is to look at what works for you and teach you how to maintain good mental health for life.
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Photo of Donna McDonald, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Donna McDonald
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Airdrie ML6
I believe in having a holistic approach when referring to someone’s wellbeing and recognising each person as an individual. What helps one person may not help another. I do believe we all need a variety of good resources that we can turn to. These resources should be diverse enough for you to use wherever you are and whenever you need something. Whether you are struggling with trauma, bereavement, depression or existential difficulties, the biggest resource you have is truly knowing yourself and listening to your inner voice and developing a sense of peace within.
I believe in having a holistic approach when referring to someone’s wellbeing and recognising each person as an individual. What helps one person may not help another. I do believe we all need a variety of good resources that we can turn to. These resources should be diverse enough for you to use wherever you are and whenever you need something. Whether you are struggling with trauma, bereavement, depression or existential difficulties, the biggest resource you have is truly knowing yourself and listening to your inner voice and developing a sense of peace within.
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Photo of Megan Ogilvie Counselling and Psychotherapy, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Megan Ogilvie Counselling and Psychotherapy
Counsellor, BACP
Verified
Airdrie ML6
*Welcome to Megan Ogilvie Counselling and Psychotherapy.* I am a genuine down to earth women who knows exactly how nerve-wracking it can be to reach out to someone for some emotional support and guidance. Life experience has shown me at times just how much life can throw at us when we least expect it leaving us feeling vulnerable and often confused. This is why I chose my career as a Counsellor as I believe we have the power within us to change and to take back control in our lives. It is often the hardest part to make the first connection with someone and I want to make this part as easy as possible for you.
*Welcome to Megan Ogilvie Counselling and Psychotherapy.* I am a genuine down to earth women who knows exactly how nerve-wracking it can be to reach out to someone for some emotional support and guidance. Life experience has shown me at times just how much life can throw at us when we least expect it leaving us feeling vulnerable and often confused. This is why I chose my career as a Counsellor as I believe we have the power within us to change and to take back control in our lives. It is often the hardest part to make the first connection with someone and I want to make this part as easy as possible for you.
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Photo of Maggi McAllister-MacGregor, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Maggi McAllister-MacGregor
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified
Airdrie ML6
Much of what has hurt us in life has happened in relationships with others. I know too, that relationships can also be a source of healing and that a therapeutic relationship can offer a chance to have a different experience of what relationships can be. I offer you a space to explore any issues that are important, or are of concern to you. My own experiences of life, and my personal journey and development, has given me an insight into myself and others that allows me to work in a compassionate and non-judgemental way
Much of what has hurt us in life has happened in relationships with others. I know too, that relationships can also be a source of healing and that a therapeutic relationship can offer a chance to have a different experience of what relationships can be. I offer you a space to explore any issues that are important, or are of concern to you. My own experiences of life, and my personal journey and development, has given me an insight into myself and others that allows me to work in a compassionate and non-judgemental way
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Photo of Victoria McCracken, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Victoria McCracken
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Airdrie ML6
I am a Person Centred Counsellor and Psychotherapist and I believe that any individual encountering difficulties may benefit from counselling. Counselling can offer a safe space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings that are causing you worry or distress. The counselling relationship can help you understand what is wrong and support you to find new ways of coping with your thoughts, emotions and behaviours. I offer a therapeutic relationship which is based on trust, empathy and acceptance. I will listen and support you to find your way forward and this can happen at any age. I look forward to supporting you on this journey
I am a Person Centred Counsellor and Psychotherapist and I believe that any individual encountering difficulties may benefit from counselling. Counselling can offer a safe space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings that are causing you worry or distress. The counselling relationship can help you understand what is wrong and support you to find new ways of coping with your thoughts, emotions and behaviours. I offer a therapeutic relationship which is based on trust, empathy and acceptance. I will listen and support you to find your way forward and this can happen at any age. I look forward to supporting you on this journey
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Photo of Tracey Catherine Currans, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Tracey Catherine Currans
Counsellor, BACP
Verified
Airdrie ML6
Not accepting new clients
☃️ABOUT ME........ ☃️ Counselling offers a safe and supportive environment where you can explore whatever may be troubling you.  I am committed to providing a space where we can work together to reflect and try and make sense of what is going on for you at the moment, as well as help you find your way through this experience.  You may be going through a specific experience, such as anxiety, depression, bereavement or loss, relationship issues or low self-esteem and self-confidence, or perhaps you don’t know what you are feeling, only that something isn’t right and you would like a change and someone to talk to.
☃️ABOUT ME........ ☃️ Counselling offers a safe and supportive environment where you can explore whatever may be troubling you.  I am committed to providing a space where we can work together to reflect and try and make sense of what is going on for you at the moment, as well as help you find your way through this experience.  You may be going through a specific experience, such as anxiety, depression, bereavement or loss, relationship issues or low self-esteem and self-confidence, or perhaps you don’t know what you are feeling, only that something isn’t right and you would like a change and someone to talk to.
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Photo of Jordan Ray CBT Therapist, Psychotherapist in Airdrie, Scotland
Jordan Ray CBT Therapist
Psychotherapist, BACP
Verified
Airdrie ML6
I’m a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and my mission is to help you overcome whatever is holding you back from living the life you want. I provide a safe, confidential space, free from judgement for you to share what's going on for you and set goals for what you would like to be different moving forward. Together we can create an individual plan tailored to your goals and throughout our sessions, we work on strategies that empower you to make the changes you want to see for yourself. You are already searching for a therapist which is a huge step towards change!
I’m a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and my mission is to help you overcome whatever is holding you back from living the life you want. I provide a safe, confidential space, free from judgement for you to share what's going on for you and set goals for what you would like to be different moving forward. Together we can create an individual plan tailored to your goals and throughout our sessions, we work on strategies that empower you to make the changes you want to see for yourself. You are already searching for a therapist which is a huge step towards change!
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Photo of Gillian Wardhaugh, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Gillian Wardhaugh
Counsellor
2 Endorsed
Airdrie ML6
I am an integrative Cognitive Behavioural Therapist passionate about helping individuals shape day-to-day struggles into a happier, calmer, more fulfilling life. I can provide CBT therapy while keeping your needs at the forefront of our treatment plan, including using creative ways to adapt traditional therapies for neurodiverse clients who may struggle with traditional CBT therapy structures, completing homework or attending sessions. Therapy sessions offer a calm, non-judgmental atmosphere where you're in control of your healing journey and together, we'll develop a customised plan based on what matters most to you.
I am an integrative Cognitive Behavioural Therapist passionate about helping individuals shape day-to-day struggles into a happier, calmer, more fulfilling life. I can provide CBT therapy while keeping your needs at the forefront of our treatment plan, including using creative ways to adapt traditional therapies for neurodiverse clients who may struggle with traditional CBT therapy structures, completing homework or attending sessions. Therapy sessions offer a calm, non-judgmental atmosphere where you're in control of your healing journey and together, we'll develop a customised plan based on what matters most to you.
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Photo of Jen Constantine, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Jen Constantine
Counsellor, BACP
Verified
Airdrie ML6
Psychodynamic therapy focuses on both the past and present. The psychodynamic approach looks at how important the role of the unconscious and past experiences is on influencing our current behaviour. I believe therapy can reduce pain from past experiences if you are willing and ready to motivate change within yourself. Whether it's short-term or open-ended therapy you are looking for I can help you gain a greater sense of wellbeing. Giving yourself the time to come to counselling will bring greater self-awareness and with it the opportunity for personal development and lasting change in your life.
Psychodynamic therapy focuses on both the past and present. The psychodynamic approach looks at how important the role of the unconscious and past experiences is on influencing our current behaviour. I believe therapy can reduce pain from past experiences if you are willing and ready to motivate change within yourself. Whether it's short-term or open-ended therapy you are looking for I can help you gain a greater sense of wellbeing. Giving yourself the time to come to counselling will bring greater self-awareness and with it the opportunity for personal development and lasting change in your life.
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Photo of Elaine M S White, Psychotherapist in Airdrie, Scotland
Elaine M S White
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Airdrie ML6
Sometimes in life we can feel like something just isn't right, which can be troubling or upsetting, leaving us to feel lost. Speaking to a counsellor can help us to better understand these feelings. I appreciate that deciding to come along for counselling and which Therapist to choose can sometimes be a difficult decision to make, so let me tell you a little about myself. I am a Qualified Psychotherapist who works in an integrative way, very experienced in working with One to One Clients and with Groups, working with a wide range of issues including anxiety, anger, low mood, depression, low self-esteem, addiction and bereavement.
Sometimes in life we can feel like something just isn't right, which can be troubling or upsetting, leaving us to feel lost. Speaking to a counsellor can help us to better understand these feelings. I appreciate that deciding to come along for counselling and which Therapist to choose can sometimes be a difficult decision to make, so let me tell you a little about myself. I am a Qualified Psychotherapist who works in an integrative way, very experienced in working with One to One Clients and with Groups, working with a wide range of issues including anxiety, anger, low mood, depression, low self-esteem, addiction and bereavement.
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Photo of Liz Cornwallis in Airdrie, Scotland
Liz Cornwallis
MSc
Airdrie ML6
Imagine feeling calm, being slim, overcoming stubborn habits or fears. Relief of pain, hot flushes or IBS symptoms. You're unique and my range of skills and qualifications mean I can create a personal therapy package to meet your needs. Clients often choose to work with me because I'm friendly and supportive as well as qualified, skilled and experienced. I’ve helped many people over the years, as a nurse, university lecturer, training consultant and now Registered Hypnotherapist and wellbeing coach. Just get in touch for a free initial phone consultation.
Imagine feeling calm, being slim, overcoming stubborn habits or fears. Relief of pain, hot flushes or IBS symptoms. You're unique and my range of skills and qualifications mean I can create a personal therapy package to meet your needs. Clients often choose to work with me because I'm friendly and supportive as well as qualified, skilled and experienced. I’ve helped many people over the years, as a nurse, university lecturer, training consultant and now Registered Hypnotherapist and wellbeing coach. Just get in touch for a free initial phone consultation.
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Photo of Jan’s Catch Therapy , Psychotherapist in Airdrie, Scotland
Jan’s Catch Therapy
Psychotherapist, MCOSCA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Airdrie ML6
Life is complex - as are we! It’s no surprise then that in our modern, frenetic world many of us may feel overwhelmed or less able to cope than ever before. Feelings of being ‘stuck’, distressed, anxious or unhappy can happen to anyone. If this sounds familiar, then perhaps it’s time for you to start prioritising your own emotional wellbeing.
Life is complex - as are we! It’s no surprise then that in our modern, frenetic world many of us may feel overwhelmed or less able to cope than ever before. Feelings of being ‘stuck’, distressed, anxious or unhappy can happen to anyone. If this sounds familiar, then perhaps it’s time for you to start prioritising your own emotional wellbeing.
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More Therapists Nearby

Photo of Clare Farr Therapy - CBT Therapist, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Clare Farr Therapy - CBT Therapist
Counsellor, MBABCP
Verified
Coatbridge ML5
Deciding on therapy can be a huge step for many and there is a reason why you’re on this page today. Maybe you’ve not been yourself recently? Or you’re in a situation that you feel you have no control over? Perhaps you’ve always struggled with anxieties or low mood and it’s starting to get in the way of moving forward in life. Perhaps there is no communication or understanding with loved ones and family and everything tried so far in the past has failed. Whatever your personal circumstance, therapy will give you the ability to feel more in control of your situation rather than overwhelmed.
Deciding on therapy can be a huge step for many and there is a reason why you’re on this page today. Maybe you’ve not been yourself recently? Or you’re in a situation that you feel you have no control over? Perhaps you’ve always struggled with anxieties or low mood and it’s starting to get in the way of moving forward in life. Perhaps there is no communication or understanding with loved ones and family and everything tried so far in the past has failed. Whatever your personal circumstance, therapy will give you the ability to feel more in control of your situation rather than overwhelmed.
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Photo of Nicola Birch, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Nicola Birch
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Coatbridge ML5
If you're reading my profile then well done in taking the first step in looking for support. It’s a brave thing to do. You deserve to live the life you want. Is there something that is stopping you from living your life to the full? Perhaps you are feeling anxious, depressed, or lacking direction and motivation. Your life belongs to you, so let me help you take it back. I offer a safe & confidential space for you to share what has been going on for you. I will listen empathetically & attentively to you, & working together, we will identify how you would like your life to be different and identify goals to help you get there.
If you're reading my profile then well done in taking the first step in looking for support. It’s a brave thing to do. You deserve to live the life you want. Is there something that is stopping you from living your life to the full? Perhaps you are feeling anxious, depressed, or lacking direction and motivation. Your life belongs to you, so let me help you take it back. I offer a safe & confidential space for you to share what has been going on for you. I will listen empathetically & attentively to you, & working together, we will identify how you would like your life to be different and identify goals to help you get there.
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Photo of Alice Caulfield, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Alice Caulfield
Counsellor
Coatbridge ML5
Hi there, my name is Alice, and I’m a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. I work with adults in-person throughout the Coatbridge and Glasgow areas and I also offer online counselling. I offer professional psychotherapy and counselling services to clients age 18+ who are experiencing psychological distress or living with mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, grief, stress, and trauma. The goal is to empower my clients to excel with confidence and self-compassion and to live a rich, full, and meaningful life.
Hi there, my name is Alice, and I’m a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. I work with adults in-person throughout the Coatbridge and Glasgow areas and I also offer online counselling. I offer professional psychotherapy and counselling services to clients age 18+ who are experiencing psychological distress or living with mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, grief, stress, and trauma. The goal is to empower my clients to excel with confidence and self-compassion and to live a rich, full, and meaningful life.
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Photo of Maria Hair, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Maria Hair
Counsellor, MBABCP
Verified
Coatbridge ML5
I believe that you are the expert in your own life, so I provide a non-judgemental, safe and confidential therapeutic space that will allow you to explore and make sense of any difficulties or challenges you are experiencing. We will work collaboratively to help you set realistic goals while working towards these at a pace that you are comfortable with.
I believe that you are the expert in your own life, so I provide a non-judgemental, safe and confidential therapeutic space that will allow you to explore and make sense of any difficulties or challenges you are experiencing. We will work collaboratively to help you set realistic goals while working towards these at a pace that you are comfortable with.
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Photo of Geraldine Meechan, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Geraldine Meechan
Counsellor, MBABCP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Coatbridge ML5
As an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist I also draw on a number of therapeutic approaches to provide an intervention that suits you and supports you to meet your goals. I work with adults and young people experiencing a wide range of mental health problems providing a safe and non-judgemental space for you to explore your difficulties. I have worked with clients on with a range of issues including Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Self-esteem, Bereavement and Loss, Relationship problems, Worry/Rumination, Social Anxiety, Anger Management, Life Transitions, Skin Picking and Trictillomania.
As an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist I also draw on a number of therapeutic approaches to provide an intervention that suits you and supports you to meet your goals. I work with adults and young people experiencing a wide range of mental health problems providing a safe and non-judgemental space for you to explore your difficulties. I have worked with clients on with a range of issues including Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Self-esteem, Bereavement and Loss, Relationship problems, Worry/Rumination, Social Anxiety, Anger Management, Life Transitions, Skin Picking and Trictillomania.
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Photo of Nicola Flanagan, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Nicola Flanagan
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Coatbridge ML5  (Online Only)
Hi there welcome to my page. I am a registered counsellor with the BACP offering online services. I am an honest, empathic person who offers my clients a comfortable nonjudgmental space to share their experiences. I’ve had my own counselling journey and understand how hard it can be to reach out! I believe building a good therapeutic relationship with clients is key in a successful counselling journey. I’ve had experience working with trauma, anxiety, loss , depression, suicide, relationship breakdowns and many more. I’ve worked in care for 14 years and consider myself a compassion person who dedicates 100% to everything I do.
Hi there welcome to my page. I am a registered counsellor with the BACP offering online services. I am an honest, empathic person who offers my clients a comfortable nonjudgmental space to share their experiences. I’ve had my own counselling journey and understand how hard it can be to reach out! I believe building a good therapeutic relationship with clients is key in a successful counselling journey. I’ve had experience working with trauma, anxiety, loss , depression, suicide, relationship breakdowns and many more. I’ve worked in care for 14 years and consider myself a compassion person who dedicates 100% to everything I do.
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Photo of Paul Mcilvenny, Counsellor in Airdrie, Scotland
Paul Mcilvenny
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Coatbridge ML5
My typical clients are those affected with different forms of compulsive / addictive behaviours - these might include Porn, Sex and Love Addictions; Gambling & Narcotics abuse; or those who are Workaholics. Usually clients first see me when they have reached a major crisis point in their lives and are seeking a person who has an understanding of their issues and how to help change their situation by tackling their problems head-on. I also undertake Relational and Pyschosexual therapy for individuals and couples. Further details on my background and approach can be found online at www.trustedtherapeutics.com
My typical clients are those affected with different forms of compulsive / addictive behaviours - these might include Porn, Sex and Love Addictions; Gambling & Narcotics abuse; or those who are Workaholics. Usually clients first see me when they have reached a major crisis point in their lives and are seeking a person who has an understanding of their issues and how to help change their situation by tackling their problems head-on. I also undertake Relational and Pyschosexual therapy for individuals and couples. Further details on my background and approach can be found online at www.trustedtherapeutics.com
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Photo of Thomas Simpson in Airdrie, Scotland
Thomas Simpson
1 Endorsed
Coatbridge ML5  (Online Only)
Hi, there. I'm Thomas, a Cognitive and Behavourial Therapist from the East End of Glasgow. I’ve experience treating clients with anxiety disorders such as generalised anxiety and social anxiety. I’ve worked with many clients who have low-self esteem and low mood. I employ a collaborative approach with clients, like a driving instructor taking someone for a drive. As time goes on I’ll hand over more control to you until you’re the one the one confident enough to drive.
Hi, there. I'm Thomas, a Cognitive and Behavourial Therapist from the East End of Glasgow. I’ve experience treating clients with anxiety disorders such as generalised anxiety and social anxiety. I’ve worked with many clients who have low-self esteem and low mood. I employ a collaborative approach with clients, like a driving instructor taking someone for a drive. As time goes on I’ll hand over more control to you until you’re the one the one confident enough to drive.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Airdrie

10+

Average cost per session

£50

Counsellors in Airdrie who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
100% Stress
92% Depression
92% Anger Management
92% Self Esteem
83% Relationship Issues
83% Bereavement

Average years in practice

7 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

50% Other
50% Aviva
50% AXA PPP

How Counsellors in Airdrie see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Airdrie?

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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.