Photo of Katrina Johnson, Counsellor in Denny, Scotland
Katrina Johnson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denny FK6
Receiving criticism and having conditions and opinions put on you, may prevent you from being your real self, impacting your confidence and self-belief. Carrying shame and guilt may mean you put yourself down and compare yourself to others. Not feeling good enough and unheard can be overwhelming, increasing anxiety and low mood. Counselling can help you process and move past unspoken experiences with issues of loss, abuse, confidence and relationships. It can support you to communicate your feelings more assertively, making your relationships more fulfilling. Encouraging self-kindness is sprinkled throughout my practice.
Receiving criticism and having conditions and opinions put on you, may prevent you from being your real self, impacting your confidence and self-belief. Carrying shame and guilt may mean you put yourself down and compare yourself to others. Not feeling good enough and unheard can be overwhelming, increasing anxiety and low mood. Counselling can help you process and move past unspoken experiences with issues of loss, abuse, confidence and relationships. It can support you to communicate your feelings more assertively, making your relationships more fulfilling. Encouraging self-kindness is sprinkled throughout my practice.
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Photo of Susan Dobson, Psychotherapist in Denny, Scotland
Susan Dobson
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Denny FK6
If you are reading this it's likely there are things in your life you are struggling with. It may be you've experienced a loss or bereavement, are going through significant changes in your life and struggling to know how to move forward. Perhaps you are finding day to day life challenging, relationships may feel difficult or you may be finding it hard to cope with memories of events which have been traumatic for you. I am an experienced therapist who can provide the space, time and expertise to help you with things that are causing you difficulty. I offer a warm, accepting, respectful relationship in which you can work at your pace.
If you are reading this it's likely there are things in your life you are struggling with. It may be you've experienced a loss or bereavement, are going through significant changes in your life and struggling to know how to move forward. Perhaps you are finding day to day life challenging, relationships may feel difficult or you may be finding it hard to cope with memories of events which have been traumatic for you. I am an experienced therapist who can provide the space, time and expertise to help you with things that are causing you difficulty. I offer a warm, accepting, respectful relationship in which you can work at your pace.
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Photo of Stephen Balfour, Counsellor in Denny, Scotland
Stephen Balfour
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Alloa FK10  (Online Only)
Life can be difficult and painful at times and we could all benefit from a safe space to make sense of and process difficult emotions, develop our resilience and coping strategies. I am a qualified CBT Counsellor but can also call upon skills and experience I have gained through additional training in clinical hypnotherapy, life coaching and person-centred counselling.
Life can be difficult and painful at times and we could all benefit from a safe space to make sense of and process difficult emotions, develop our resilience and coping strategies. I am a qualified CBT Counsellor but can also call upon skills and experience I have gained through additional training in clinical hypnotherapy, life coaching and person-centred counselling.
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Photo of Tom Lawrence, Psychotherapist in Denny, Scotland
Tom Lawrence
Psychotherapist, MHGI
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Stirling FK8
If you are suffering from anxiety - depression/low mood - stress - anger problems - panic attacks - phobias - low self-esteem - self-harming - eating disorders - post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD, including military) - addiction (all kinds) - obsessions (OCD) - sleep problems - relationship problems, I can help. Difficulties can often be resolved within only a few sessions – sometimes just one – and in this way can provide good value for money.
If you are suffering from anxiety - depression/low mood - stress - anger problems - panic attacks - phobias - low self-esteem - self-harming - eating disorders - post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD, including military) - addiction (all kinds) - obsessions (OCD) - sleep problems - relationship problems, I can help. Difficulties can often be resolved within only a few sessions – sometimes just one – and in this way can provide good value for money.
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Photo of Dr Dawn Lindsay, Psychologist in Denny, Scotland
Dr Dawn Lindsay
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Stirling FK8
I am a qualified HCPC-registered Clinical Psychologist and I have worked within the NHS for 9 years in specialist services for adult mental health and clinical health. It can be very difficult to make the decision to seek support for your mental health and psychological wellbeing. My priority is in creating a safe and trusting therapeutic space, with warmth and compassion to help you speak openly. I work from an integrative approach, drawing on a range of evidence-based therapies to best with your experiences and difficulties.
I am a qualified HCPC-registered Clinical Psychologist and I have worked within the NHS for 9 years in specialist services for adult mental health and clinical health. It can be very difficult to make the decision to seek support for your mental health and psychological wellbeing. My priority is in creating a safe and trusting therapeutic space, with warmth and compassion to help you speak openly. I work from an integrative approach, drawing on a range of evidence-based therapies to best with your experiences and difficulties.
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Photo of Margaret Rose Gibson, Counsellor in Denny, Scotland
Margaret Rose Gibson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Falkirk FK1
I am an experienced Counsellor, Hypnotherapist, BWRT practitioner and Advanced Clinical Supervisor including Online and Telephone Counselling. I have worked across all age groups in a variety of settings. My counselling, Hypnotherapy and BWRT practice is built on expereince and an extensive understanding of child development, special educational needs, adult mental health practice and perinatal care .
I am an experienced Counsellor, Hypnotherapist, BWRT practitioner and Advanced Clinical Supervisor including Online and Telephone Counselling. I have worked across all age groups in a variety of settings. My counselling, Hypnotherapy and BWRT practice is built on expereince and an extensive understanding of child development, special educational needs, adult mental health practice and perinatal care .
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Photo of Liz Cornwallis in Denny, Scotland
Liz Cornwallis
MSc
Verified Verified
Cumbernauld G67
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.
0141 673 8312 View 0141 673 8312
Photo of Emma Field, Psychologist in Denny, Scotland
Emma Field
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Stirling FK7
Thank you for visiting my profile. You may be looking for help with a specific issue, looking for more purpose or clarity in life, more understanding about yourself or maybe you might be confused. Sometimes choosing a therapist can feel overwhelming and despite the qualifications and experience it can be more about finding the right fit between yourself and your therapist.
Thank you for visiting my profile. You may be looking for help with a specific issue, looking for more purpose or clarity in life, more understanding about yourself or maybe you might be confused. Sometimes choosing a therapist can feel overwhelming and despite the qualifications and experience it can be more about finding the right fit between yourself and your therapist.
0141 673 0265 View 0141 673 0265
Photo of Sue Cooper, Counsellor in Denny, Scotland
Sue Cooper
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Falkirk FK1
If you are reading this today it may be that you are feeling low in mood or anxious. You may want your life to move in a more productive direction or feel more balanced in your relationships. Counselling offers the possibility of getting to know who you really are and to understand what might be stopping you from finding fulfillment and ease in your life. The journey to yourself can feel challenging and sometimes scary, but it is through this process that you will begin to find your potential to grow in self awareness. Through self-understanding develops confidence, self-worth and a greater freedom to choose the right path for you.
If you are reading this today it may be that you are feeling low in mood or anxious. You may want your life to move in a more productive direction or feel more balanced in your relationships. Counselling offers the possibility of getting to know who you really are and to understand what might be stopping you from finding fulfillment and ease in your life. The journey to yourself can feel challenging and sometimes scary, but it is through this process that you will begin to find your potential to grow in self awareness. Through self-understanding develops confidence, self-worth and a greater freedom to choose the right path for you.
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Photo of Paisley Counselling, Counsellor in Denny, Scotland
Paisley Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Alloa FK10
My name is Kim Wylie and Paisley Counselling is my company. I am a highly experienced integrative counsellor with training in various trauma modalities. My specialism is in supporting adult survivors of childhood trauma. In both individual and couples work, I incorporate protective techniques which enable clients to process their experiences without being flooded by intolerable emotions. Working collaboratively, I attune to each person’s needs throughout our work together. I have a passion for helping people heal and strongly believe that counselling can facilitate clients to realise their aims and goals.
My name is Kim Wylie and Paisley Counselling is my company. I am a highly experienced integrative counsellor with training in various trauma modalities. My specialism is in supporting adult survivors of childhood trauma. In both individual and couples work, I incorporate protective techniques which enable clients to process their experiences without being flooded by intolerable emotions. Working collaboratively, I attune to each person’s needs throughout our work together. I have a passion for helping people heal and strongly believe that counselling can facilitate clients to realise their aims and goals.
0141 673 0856 View 0141 673 0856
Photo of Dr Lindsey Jane Burns - Women's Health Neurodivergent Specialist, Psychologist in Denny, Scotland
Dr Lindsey Jane Burns - Women's Health Neurodivergent Specialist
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Health Psych.
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Stirling FK8  (Online Only)
Are you experiencing difficulties due to e.g. ADHD, or women’s health issues? As a Health Psychologist I work with individuals to support behaviour change and well-being in both personal and work lives. This includes issues relating to women’s health (e.g. menopause), neurodiversity in the workplace, the management of chronic health conditions, weight management, stress management and sleep. My background gives me a thorough understanding of the business environment and its potential issues. I use a cognitive behavioural, solutions focused approach and can help you identify clear goals and make positive changes in your life.
Are you experiencing difficulties due to e.g. ADHD, or women’s health issues? As a Health Psychologist I work with individuals to support behaviour change and well-being in both personal and work lives. This includes issues relating to women’s health (e.g. menopause), neurodiversity in the workplace, the management of chronic health conditions, weight management, stress management and sleep. My background gives me a thorough understanding of the business environment and its potential issues. I use a cognitive behavioural, solutions focused approach and can help you identify clear goals and make positive changes in your life.
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Photo of Douglas Sharp - Psychotherapy, Psychotherapist in Denny, Scotland
Douglas Sharp - Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Falkirk FK1
I am interested in people. How we think, feel, and act in relationships, and how we are affected through our lives. I think we always try to do our best, but sometimes we get stuck. I value openness, and I invite you to bring your challenges to therapy where we understand more about what happens. I aim to help you clear a path for better flow in your life and work journey. I value creating a healthy baseline - moving & eating well, sleeping soundly, contact with nourishing people, and living with awareness. I am experienced in Gestalt and Deep Brain approaches - check out: www.relationalchange.org / www.deepbrainreorienting.com
I am interested in people. How we think, feel, and act in relationships, and how we are affected through our lives. I think we always try to do our best, but sometimes we get stuck. I value openness, and I invite you to bring your challenges to therapy where we understand more about what happens. I aim to help you clear a path for better flow in your life and work journey. I value creating a healthy baseline - moving & eating well, sleeping soundly, contact with nourishing people, and living with awareness. I am experienced in Gestalt and Deep Brain approaches - check out: www.relationalchange.org / www.deepbrainreorienting.com
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Photo of Jen Murray, Counsellor in Denny, Scotland
Jen Murray
Counsellor, MSc, MCOSCA
Verified Verified
Stirling FK8  (Online Only)
Starting therapy can feel overwhelming- the process of acknowledging our need for healing can require a whole lot of courage by itself. That’s said, Hello, I am Jen, whatever has drawn you to this page today, Welcome. I see my role as a therapist as warm, compassionate sounding board, for you to create connections, explore your history, and understand your present at your pace. Alongside that, we are building a trusting therapeutic relationship where we can show up and be valued and accepted as our full, sometimes messy human self.
Starting therapy can feel overwhelming- the process of acknowledging our need for healing can require a whole lot of courage by itself. That’s said, Hello, I am Jen, whatever has drawn you to this page today, Welcome. I see my role as a therapist as warm, compassionate sounding board, for you to create connections, explore your history, and understand your present at your pace. Alongside that, we are building a trusting therapeutic relationship where we can show up and be valued and accepted as our full, sometimes messy human self.
01786 649950 View 01786 649950
Photo of Cameron Counselling, Psychotherapist in Denny, Scotland
Cameron Counselling
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Alloa FK10
I am an experienced, well-qualified counsellor with a diploma in counselling and psychotherapy with an additional qualification for young people. I work in a warm and gentle way, offering a safe place for you to talk about the things that are troubling you. I see people struggling with a broad range of problems, e.g. anxiety, depression, low self esteem and other experiences that overwhelm them. I can help you through loss and grieving, cope with issues relating to abortion, sexual abuse, domestic abuse and so on. I work with people with eating disorders and body image issues. I am trained to work with people who are suicidal. ©
I am an experienced, well-qualified counsellor with a diploma in counselling and psychotherapy with an additional qualification for young people. I work in a warm and gentle way, offering a safe place for you to talk about the things that are troubling you. I see people struggling with a broad range of problems, e.g. anxiety, depression, low self esteem and other experiences that overwhelm them. I can help you through loss and grieving, cope with issues relating to abortion, sexual abuse, domestic abuse and so on. I work with people with eating disorders and body image issues. I am trained to work with people who are suicidal. ©
0131 357 6341 View 0131 357 6341
Photo of Emma M McArthur, Psychotherapist in Denny, Scotland
Emma M McArthur
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Alloa FK10
Creating a space for personal growth in therapy begins with the development of a safe therapeutic relationship. My approach offers a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental active listening space where you can take time to explore your experience. This allows us to work together to define areas that may require our attention first and to check in on how you are experiencing your internal and external environment. Doing this helps to form a clearer picture of environmental, emotional, physical, cognitive, and behavioural events in your experience and how you currently manage and respond to them.
Creating a space for personal growth in therapy begins with the development of a safe therapeutic relationship. My approach offers a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental active listening space where you can take time to explore your experience. This allows us to work together to define areas that may require our attention first and to check in on how you are experiencing your internal and external environment. Doing this helps to form a clearer picture of environmental, emotional, physical, cognitive, and behavioural events in your experience and how you currently manage and respond to them.
01259 235151 View 01259 235151
Photo of Jill Ogston, Psychologist in Denny, Scotland
Jill Ogston
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Falkirk FK2  (Online Only)
Hi I am Dr Jill Ogston and I am a highly experienced Clinical Psychologist at The Beacon Practice. I offer psychological assessment and therapeutic intervention in West and Central Scotland. I work with children, adults and families to help them understand and manage a wide range of emotional difficulties. In addition, I have particular expertise in working with people with Autism Spectrum Conditions and related conditions; in providing support to live in a neurotypical world, with emotional difficulties and in providing an opinion on whether a full assessment of Autism would be helpful.
Hi I am Dr Jill Ogston and I am a highly experienced Clinical Psychologist at The Beacon Practice. I offer psychological assessment and therapeutic intervention in West and Central Scotland. I work with children, adults and families to help them understand and manage a wide range of emotional difficulties. In addition, I have particular expertise in working with people with Autism Spectrum Conditions and related conditions; in providing support to live in a neurotypical world, with emotional difficulties and in providing an opinion on whether a full assessment of Autism would be helpful.
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Photo of Emma Rhodes, Psychologist in Denny, Scotland
Emma Rhodes
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Stirling FK7
Are you struggling to know how to support your child? Are you concerned about your teenager's emotional wellbeing? Are you looking for your own support to allow you to be the parent you want to be? It is normal for your child to experience ups and downs as they grow, but sometimes they need some extra help to get them back on track. As a parent, it can sometimes be difficult to know how best to help. You may be seeking some advice or support for your own mental health. I provide a calm, nurturing and compassionate space to allow us together to explore, understand and manage the difficulties you or your child are facing.
Are you struggling to know how to support your child? Are you concerned about your teenager's emotional wellbeing? Are you looking for your own support to allow you to be the parent you want to be? It is normal for your child to experience ups and downs as they grow, but sometimes they need some extra help to get them back on track. As a parent, it can sometimes be difficult to know how best to help. You may be seeking some advice or support for your own mental health. I provide a calm, nurturing and compassionate space to allow us together to explore, understand and manage the difficulties you or your child are facing.
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Photo of Jonny Lovett, Counsellor in Denny, Scotland
Jonny Lovett
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Alloa FK10
I work with Adults, Adolescents and Families with Teenagers and I support people with the challenges life throws at them. If you are experiencing loss or grief, relationship difficulties, trauma at any stage in life, or you want to explore your childhood and work towards making some peace for yourself I can help. Teenagers have their own specific problems to bring to counselling based on their age and stage in life, neurodiversity, relationships and mood regulation, risk taking behaviours and all that's involved around the journey to adulthood.
I work with Adults, Adolescents and Families with Teenagers and I support people with the challenges life throws at them. If you are experiencing loss or grief, relationship difficulties, trauma at any stage in life, or you want to explore your childhood and work towards making some peace for yourself I can help. Teenagers have their own specific problems to bring to counselling based on their age and stage in life, neurodiversity, relationships and mood regulation, risk taking behaviours and all that's involved around the journey to adulthood.
01259 235992 View 01259 235992
Photo of Lorna Lindsay - CBT Therapy & Groupwork., Counsellor in Denny, Scotland
Lorna Lindsay - CBT Therapy & Groupwork.
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Stirling FK7  (Online Only)
Hi, My name is Lorna Lindsay and I am a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. I am also a registered member of BACP. And I work in accordance with their ethical framework. At the moment, I am working remotely - telephone and/or video call only. But I will be adding face-to-face therapy sessions in the near future. It is important to keep your mental health as healthy as your physical health. If you feel you would like someone to talk to about any problems pertaining to your mental health, please get in touch and we can work together to find a solution.
Hi, My name is Lorna Lindsay and I am a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. I am also a registered member of BACP. And I work in accordance with their ethical framework. At the moment, I am working remotely - telephone and/or video call only. But I will be adding face-to-face therapy sessions in the near future. It is important to keep your mental health as healthy as your physical health. If you feel you would like someone to talk to about any problems pertaining to your mental health, please get in touch and we can work together to find a solution.
01505 801580 View 01505 801580
Photo of Creative Sport Mind, Psychologist in Denny, Scotland
Creative Sport Mind
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Sport Psych.
Verified Verified
Stirling FK7  (Online Only)
Hi, welcome! I'm Dr Zoi, founder of Creative Sport Mind. I provide performance psychology support to help you better understand yourself and reach your full potential. I have 8+ years of experience in educational, mental health and sporting environments. Areas of expertise: self-criticism, confidence, burnout, performance anxiety, perfectionism.
Hi, welcome! I'm Dr Zoi, founder of Creative Sport Mind. I provide performance psychology support to help you better understand yourself and reach your full potential. I have 8+ years of experience in educational, mental health and sporting environments. Areas of expertise: self-criticism, confidence, burnout, performance anxiety, perfectionism.
0131 381 8152 View 0131 381 8152

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Denny

< 10

Counsellors in Denny who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Anxiety
100% Domestic Abuse
100% Infertility
100% Bereavement
100% Parenting
100% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

15 Years

Gender breakdown

100% Female

How Counsellors in Denny see their clients

100% In Person and Online
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Denny?

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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.