Counselling in Dundee

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Ashley Jack
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dundee DD1
Hi, I'm Ashley. Think of my therapy room as a safe, cozy space where you can take a deep breath, be yourself, and untangle your thoughts and feelings. I focus on how you relate to yourself, understanding your story, your patterns, and how they affect relationships. I strive to create a safe and nurturing space where you can explore the challenges in your life. Whether you're dealing with childhood trauma, relationship breakdowns, stress, overwhelm, depression, or other forms of distress, I am here to help. I have a special interest in exploring the impact of our relationships on our sense of self.
Hi, I'm Ashley. Think of my therapy room as a safe, cozy space where you can take a deep breath, be yourself, and untangle your thoughts and feelings. I focus on how you relate to yourself, understanding your story, your patterns, and how they affect relationships. I strive to create a safe and nurturing space where you can explore the challenges in your life. Whether you're dealing with childhood trauma, relationship breakdowns, stress, overwhelm, depression, or other forms of distress, I am here to help. I have a special interest in exploring the impact of our relationships on our sense of self.
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Michelle Donoghue
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Dundee DD1
Hi I'm Michelle and firstly, I want to say well done in taking the 1st step in seeking help by searching for a counsellor, it's not an easy step to take. Society is moving at such a fast pace that we don't take that time out to get a sense of our feelings about changes occurring in our lives, or to come to terms with other issues. We can often feel that our personal issues and challenges are not that big compared to other people's, however, if they are affecting your ability to live a fulfilled life then it is worth giving yourself space and time to process what is going on for you in your life through counselling.
Hi I'm Michelle and firstly, I want to say well done in taking the 1st step in seeking help by searching for a counsellor, it's not an easy step to take. Society is moving at such a fast pace that we don't take that time out to get a sense of our feelings about changes occurring in our lives, or to come to terms with other issues. We can often feel that our personal issues and challenges are not that big compared to other people's, however, if they are affecting your ability to live a fulfilled life then it is worth giving yourself space and time to process what is going on for you in your life through counselling.
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Beingwell
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dundee DD2
Hello, My name is Lynda and I am the counsellor within Beingwell, a holistic wellbeing centre in Dundee. Counselling can benefit everyone and aims to address people's life problems in a safe environment where you will be listened to without fear of criticism or judgement. Our relationship is really important to me and I would want to work in a flexible and collaborative way to ensure that you feel comfortable and empowered in our sessions together. I offer short or long term counselling to be decided together.
Hello, My name is Lynda and I am the counsellor within Beingwell, a holistic wellbeing centre in Dundee. Counselling can benefit everyone and aims to address people's life problems in a safe environment where you will be listened to without fear of criticism or judgement. Our relationship is really important to me and I would want to work in a flexible and collaborative way to ensure that you feel comfortable and empowered in our sessions together. I offer short or long term counselling to be decided together.
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Therapy in the City
Counsellor, MCOSCA
Verified Verified
Dundee DD4
The first steps we take on our healing journey can be the most challenging but finding the right therapist to work with that you can trust and feel comfortable with can make all the difference in helping you move forward and feel safe and supported in exploring the issues you are facing. I have always believed therapy should be an informal, authentic and relaxing experience. The therapeutic approach I offer is gentle and empathetic , you will find yourself at the centre of our therapy together building a trusting relationship, valuing your individuality rather than just working with your issue.
The first steps we take on our healing journey can be the most challenging but finding the right therapist to work with that you can trust and feel comfortable with can make all the difference in helping you move forward and feel safe and supported in exploring the issues you are facing. I have always believed therapy should be an informal, authentic and relaxing experience. The therapeutic approach I offer is gentle and empathetic , you will find yourself at the centre of our therapy together building a trusting relationship, valuing your individuality rather than just working with your issue.
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Louise Loughran
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Dundee DD1
I offer specialist Autism Assessment services to teenagers and young adults. I have over 15 years' experience working with Autistic young people and I am dedicated to delivering a high quality, personalised experience. My team share the values of professionalism, compassion and commitment to the young people and families we see.
I offer specialist Autism Assessment services to teenagers and young adults. I have over 15 years' experience working with Autistic young people and I am dedicated to delivering a high quality, personalised experience. My team share the values of professionalism, compassion and commitment to the young people and families we see.
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Heartwork Services
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dundee DD2
Life, as it turns out, is not without its challenges. Clients often come to visit me with a sense of loss anxiety or sadness. I love watching clients acquire a renewed sense of self-compassion and self-worth. My wish is to support you on your journey to discover that you have the tools required to overcome the challenges in your life. For me it is an honour and a privilege to support you to recognise that harnessing your strengths will allow you to have a more fulfilling and happy life.
Life, as it turns out, is not without its challenges. Clients often come to visit me with a sense of loss anxiety or sadness. I love watching clients acquire a renewed sense of self-compassion and self-worth. My wish is to support you on your journey to discover that you have the tools required to overcome the challenges in your life. For me it is an honour and a privilege to support you to recognise that harnessing your strengths will allow you to have a more fulfilling and happy life.
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Melissa Paton - Collaborative Minds Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dundee DD5  (Online Only)
My passion is supporting and empowering people to cope and deal with life challenges, understand stress and the impact of this such as low self esteem and lack of confidence, anxiety and depression. If you've lost your way I can help with structure and routine to help you regain some control back in life. If you'd like to finally get to the root of your difficulties and break free from that vicious cycle then my mission is to help you reach your goals and find ways to make lasting change. I will work with you at your pace to formulate a unique plan to get you back on track, feel empowered and live a meaningful and fulfilled life.
My passion is supporting and empowering people to cope and deal with life challenges, understand stress and the impact of this such as low self esteem and lack of confidence, anxiety and depression. If you've lost your way I can help with structure and routine to help you regain some control back in life. If you'd like to finally get to the root of your difficulties and break free from that vicious cycle then my mission is to help you reach your goals and find ways to make lasting change. I will work with you at your pace to formulate a unique plan to get you back on track, feel empowered and live a meaningful and fulfilled life.
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Paul Matthew
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Dundee DD1
Not accepting new clients
Hi I'm Paul and I'm a Pluralistic Counsellor and Psychotherapist. I am experienced and flexible to work with any presenting issue. I can offer short or longer term therapy and work with you to find the best route for you. I have experience in Anxiety, Cancer and Long term illness, Depression, low mood, Feeling Sad, Uni Students, Relational issues, Bereavement, older Teenagers, Work related stress and redundancy, I can also work with anger, trauma and any other presenting issue.
Hi I'm Paul and I'm a Pluralistic Counsellor and Psychotherapist. I am experienced and flexible to work with any presenting issue. I can offer short or longer term therapy and work with you to find the best route for you. I have experience in Anxiety, Cancer and Long term illness, Depression, low mood, Feeling Sad, Uni Students, Relational issues, Bereavement, older Teenagers, Work related stress and redundancy, I can also work with anger, trauma and any other presenting issue.
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Morgan Mitchell Emdr
Counsellor, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
Dundee DD3
Trauma can include life-threatening events or simply moments where you were overwhelmed and felt helpless. A troubling or terrifying event has an impact on the whole person – it is held in the body, changes ways of thinking, and often comes with an overwhelming set of emotional and behavioural responses. At times, these changes and responses are unhelpful and seriously affect people’s quality of life and their ability to move forward. Working together, we explore and come to understand your current responses. We identify tools that you can use to rebuild your life in a way that works for you.
Trauma can include life-threatening events or simply moments where you were overwhelmed and felt helpless. A troubling or terrifying event has an impact on the whole person – it is held in the body, changes ways of thinking, and often comes with an overwhelming set of emotional and behavioural responses. At times, these changes and responses are unhelpful and seriously affect people’s quality of life and their ability to move forward. Working together, we explore and come to understand your current responses. We identify tools that you can use to rebuild your life in a way that works for you.
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Dr Samantha Baradhi
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Dundee DD5
Dr Samantha Baradhi (CPsychol) is a Chartered and HCPC Registered Psychologist and COSRT Accredited Psychosexual Therapist offering psychological therapy and psychosexual therapy to adults, couples and young people above 14 years. As a counselling psychologist her approach is relational and attachment focused. A thorough psychological assessment, a humanistic stance and in-depth formulation underpin the therapy relationship, whilst an integration of therapeutic models allows Samantha to work with each individual's specific needs and goals. She has been established here at The Broughty Practice, Dundee since 2006.
Dr Samantha Baradhi (CPsychol) is a Chartered and HCPC Registered Psychologist and COSRT Accredited Psychosexual Therapist offering psychological therapy and psychosexual therapy to adults, couples and young people above 14 years. As a counselling psychologist her approach is relational and attachment focused. A thorough psychological assessment, a humanistic stance and in-depth formulation underpin the therapy relationship, whilst an integration of therapeutic models allows Samantha to work with each individual's specific needs and goals. She has been established here at The Broughty Practice, Dundee since 2006.
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Pauline Devaney Emdr
Counsellor, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified Verified
Dundee DD5  (Online Only)
A warm welcome, I am accredited Integrative Counsellor & EMDR practitioner, trained in Flash Technique (recent advances in processing distress/trauma). I apply myself to the needs of the individual in a way that is appropriate therapeutically. I have 20+ years experience and specialise in trauma. The therapeutic relationship will be at the heart of the therapeutic process, deepening your insight and understanding to reduce symptoms and empower you to attain a richer life. EMDR is an evidence-based powerful therapy best known for treating PTSD also successful with anxiety, depression, pain and more. EMDR is recognised by NICE & WHO
A warm welcome, I am accredited Integrative Counsellor & EMDR practitioner, trained in Flash Technique (recent advances in processing distress/trauma). I apply myself to the needs of the individual in a way that is appropriate therapeutically. I have 20+ years experience and specialise in trauma. The therapeutic relationship will be at the heart of the therapeutic process, deepening your insight and understanding to reduce symptoms and empower you to attain a richer life. EMDR is an evidence-based powerful therapy best known for treating PTSD also successful with anxiety, depression, pain and more. EMDR is recognised by NICE & WHO
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Dr Robina Boehnke
Psychologist, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Dundee DD1
Hello and welcome! I am glad that you have found your way here. Life is difficult and whilst we can often cope well with the challenges life throws at us, sometimes we find ourselves stuck and unable to get ourselves unstuck regardless of how hard we try. This is where therapy comes in. You may feel depressed, anxious, stressed, or low and may have trouble enjoying the good things in life. I offer you a compassionate, trustworthy, and non-judgmental space where you can explore, develop, learn, and grow. Please have a look at my website for more detailed information.
Hello and welcome! I am glad that you have found your way here. Life is difficult and whilst we can often cope well with the challenges life throws at us, sometimes we find ourselves stuck and unable to get ourselves unstuck regardless of how hard we try. This is where therapy comes in. You may feel depressed, anxious, stressed, or low and may have trouble enjoying the good things in life. I offer you a compassionate, trustworthy, and non-judgmental space where you can explore, develop, learn, and grow. Please have a look at my website for more detailed information.
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Joyce Cherry
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dundee DD1
Where to begin? How do you choose the right person to work with you? If you want to work with someone who has their own lived experiences, someone who will not only listen without judgement, but will respect your choice to take it at your own speed, then,let's talk. I work with Adults, Children and Young People,using a variety of approaches which are trauma based, also support issues with Anxiety/Depression. I have experience working with Neurodivergent clients. Helping you to make changes in your life whatever the issue. I know it's hard,but you've taken the first step,let me walk with you now and see what we can do together.
Where to begin? How do you choose the right person to work with you? If you want to work with someone who has their own lived experiences, someone who will not only listen without judgement, but will respect your choice to take it at your own speed, then,let's talk. I work with Adults, Children and Young People,using a variety of approaches which are trauma based, also support issues with Anxiety/Depression. I have experience working with Neurodivergent clients. Helping you to make changes in your life whatever the issue. I know it's hard,but you've taken the first step,let me walk with you now and see what we can do together.
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Ruth Juster
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dundee DD5
If you’re searching this website for a counsellor or psychotherapist then there’s probably something that’s troubling you. Finding the right person to trust with your vulnerabilities is important and often scary. I am highly motivated by the joy of seeing my clients getting the breakthroughs they are looking for and freedom from what holds them back or hurts them. I focus on empowering my clients and ensuring they remain in control of the pace and outcomes they want to achieve. My clients often tell me they appreciate my warm, empathetic, compassionate, and non-judgemental style.
If you’re searching this website for a counsellor or psychotherapist then there’s probably something that’s troubling you. Finding the right person to trust with your vulnerabilities is important and often scary. I am highly motivated by the joy of seeing my clients getting the breakthroughs they are looking for and freedom from what holds them back or hurts them. I focus on empowering my clients and ensuring they remain in control of the pace and outcomes they want to achieve. My clients often tell me they appreciate my warm, empathetic, compassionate, and non-judgemental style.
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Kerry Collins
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dundee DD3
I offer counselling/psychotherapy for adults or children. I also offer Couples Counselling. I am the lead counsellor at All-of-You Therapy, located in Central Dundee, south of the Kingsway Bypass. In addition to providing our children's counselling service at All-of-You Therapy, I have provided counselling in primary schools for children with the award winning Place2Be, providing early intervention, play-led therapy. Early intervention provides children, who find themselves vulnerable, anxious, worried or dealing with other issues, with emotional tools to cope in the present but also to deal with these issues in later life.
I offer counselling/psychotherapy for adults or children. I also offer Couples Counselling. I am the lead counsellor at All-of-You Therapy, located in Central Dundee, south of the Kingsway Bypass. In addition to providing our children's counselling service at All-of-You Therapy, I have provided counselling in primary schools for children with the award winning Place2Be, providing early intervention, play-led therapy. Early intervention provides children, who find themselves vulnerable, anxious, worried or dealing with other issues, with emotional tools to cope in the present but also to deal with these issues in later life.
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Fiona louise Singer
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dundee DD4
Hello and thank you for being curious about me and how we can work together to support change. Perhaps you have been feeling disconnected with life or body, anxious or depressed or just not reaching your full potential in life or love. Perhaps you have been touched by loss, illness or age-related change such as menopause or retirement. Counselling offers a safe, non- biased space to explore many of these issues and more. I am a qualified pluralistic counsellor with an integrative approach offering a wide range of interventions from different theoretical perspectives. for example, CBT, mindfulness. narrative therapy .
Hello and thank you for being curious about me and how we can work together to support change. Perhaps you have been feeling disconnected with life or body, anxious or depressed or just not reaching your full potential in life or love. Perhaps you have been touched by loss, illness or age-related change such as menopause or retirement. Counselling offers a safe, non- biased space to explore many of these issues and more. I am a qualified pluralistic counsellor with an integrative approach offering a wide range of interventions from different theoretical perspectives. for example, CBT, mindfulness. narrative therapy .
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Deborah Gillard
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dundee DD4  (Online Only)
Hello and welcome! I’m Debbie, a psychologist, psychotherapist and counsellor. I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I offer counselling sessions online to young people (12+ years old) and adults in English and French. I have two specialities: relationship difficulties (romantic, family, friendship) and eating issues (eating disorders, loved ones impacted).
Hello and welcome! I’m Debbie, a psychologist, psychotherapist and counsellor. I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I offer counselling sessions online to young people (12+ years old) and adults in English and French. I have two specialities: relationship difficulties (romantic, family, friendship) and eating issues (eating disorders, loved ones impacted).
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Phillipa Donnelly
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dundee DD1
Are you struggling with anxiety, low mood, sadness, low self esteem or anger? Have you experienced trauma, relationship issues or a bereavement that's making life harder? Do you want to feel more positive about life but don't know where to start? Life can at times feel overwhelming but considering counselling is a positive step. Counselling offers you the chance to explore these issues whilst being in a confidential, safe space.
Are you struggling with anxiety, low mood, sadness, low self esteem or anger? Have you experienced trauma, relationship issues or a bereavement that's making life harder? Do you want to feel more positive about life but don't know where to start? Life can at times feel overwhelming but considering counselling is a positive step. Counselling offers you the chance to explore these issues whilst being in a confidential, safe space.
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Shirley Anne Henderson
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Dundee DD5  (Online Only)
Hello, I'm Shirley and I am an accredited BABCP Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. I deliver CBT online and by telephone as this is convenient for you to be in your home/suitable location, at a time that suits you, without travelling to appointments. CBT is a problem-specific and pragmatic approach which helps you identify your specific issues and then we can work together to give you tools and strategies that help you make changes in your life. CBT helps you understand the importance of thinking and how it affects how you feel and what you do. I will help you stay in control and manage your own recovery on a long-term basis.
Hello, I'm Shirley and I am an accredited BABCP Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. I deliver CBT online and by telephone as this is convenient for you to be in your home/suitable location, at a time that suits you, without travelling to appointments. CBT is a problem-specific and pragmatic approach which helps you identify your specific issues and then we can work together to give you tools and strategies that help you make changes in your life. CBT helps you understand the importance of thinking and how it affects how you feel and what you do. I will help you stay in control and manage your own recovery on a long-term basis.
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Lynda Goudie
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dundee DD5
Hi, my name is Lynda and I have a masters (MSc) in Counselling. I also have an MA Hons Degree in English, my passion for stories on the page have also become a passion for individuals who each have their own unique story. Counselling is 50 minutes of time for you, to be heard, supported and understood. Together we can explore problems from the past, anxieties for the future and how these issues are affecting the present. You may have a specific problem or dilemma that is all about now but whatever you bring, can be explored together in a non-judgemental, empathetic and kind way.
Hi, my name is Lynda and I have a masters (MSc) in Counselling. I also have an MA Hons Degree in English, my passion for stories on the page have also become a passion for individuals who each have their own unique story. Counselling is 50 minutes of time for you, to be heard, supported and understood. Together we can explore problems from the past, anxieties for the future and how these issues are affecting the present. You may have a specific problem or dilemma that is all about now but whatever you bring, can be explored together in a non-judgemental, empathetic and kind way.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Dundee

70+

Average cost per session

£60

Counsellors in Dundee who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
87% Depression
84% Self Esteem
84% Stress
79% Relationship Issues
69% Bereavement
69% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

6 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

60% AXA PPP
53% Bupa
53% Vitality

How Counsellors in Dundee see their clients

79% In Person and Online
21% Online Only

Gender breakdown

87% Female
13% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Dundee?

Search for nearby therapists or counsellors by inputting your city, postcode, or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or postcode into the search bar.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.