Counselling in Fort William

Photo of Janet Hunter-Steele, Counsellor in Fort William, Scotland
Janet Hunter-Steele
Counsellor, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Fort William PH33
Life is overwhelming at times. It’s hard to feel you are dealing with it alone. Every journey begins with a first small step. I hope to be able to help you through difficult times to see change and a way ahead. Finding the inner strength to cope can make all the difference. You have the power within you to find the best you and you deserve to. You are the only person who knows your life, challenges, self , feelings and emotions. Don’t struggle in silence. I will be there with and for you each step to hear and listen to what you want and need. You are in control of each session.
Life is overwhelming at times. It’s hard to feel you are dealing with it alone. Every journey begins with a first small step. I hope to be able to help you through difficult times to see change and a way ahead. Finding the inner strength to cope can make all the difference. You have the power within you to find the best you and you deserve to. You are the only person who knows your life, challenges, self , feelings and emotions. Don’t struggle in silence. I will be there with and for you each step to hear and listen to what you want and need. You are in control of each session.
01855 430089 View 01855 430089
Photo of Isla MacLeod, Psychologist in Fort William, Scotland
Isla MacLeod
Psychologist, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Fort William PH33
Do you feel that no-one understands you or the distress you are feeling? Are you anxious, or depressed, or experiencing difficulties with family and/or intimate relationships? Have you experienced loss or bereavement? Did you experience trauma in your past which is affecting your present? Are you or someone you love and/or care for, living with a chronic or terminal illness? Are you stressed at work? Do you feel overwhelmed by something in your life, or just by life itself? You may be feeling completely alone, or ashamed, or powerless. You may feel as though no-one hears you, or can understand what it is like to be you.
Do you feel that no-one understands you or the distress you are feeling? Are you anxious, or depressed, or experiencing difficulties with family and/or intimate relationships? Have you experienced loss or bereavement? Did you experience trauma in your past which is affecting your present? Are you or someone you love and/or care for, living with a chronic or terminal illness? Are you stressed at work? Do you feel overwhelmed by something in your life, or just by life itself? You may be feeling completely alone, or ashamed, or powerless. You may feel as though no-one hears you, or can understand what it is like to be you.
01357 510621 View 01357 510621
Photo of Brightness & Balance Psychotherapy, Psychotherapist in Fort William, Scotland
Brightness & Balance Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Fort William PH33  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Everybody needs to be really heard and understood. Counselling with me, someone entirely outside your social network, means you can unburden freely, knowing I'll truly listen and be on your side. If you’re struggling with a painful loss, life transition or any other challenge and are feeling miserable, anxious, angry or confused, I can help you detangle ideas, learn to manage feelings and decide if, or what, you want to change. I can support you to recover your confidence, optimism, sense of self and direction. I'll help you to recognise and build your strengths and resources, including those you perhaps aren’t aware of right now.
Everybody needs to be really heard and understood. Counselling with me, someone entirely outside your social network, means you can unburden freely, knowing I'll truly listen and be on your side. If you’re struggling with a painful loss, life transition or any other challenge and are feeling miserable, anxious, angry or confused, I can help you detangle ideas, learn to manage feelings and decide if, or what, you want to change. I can support you to recover your confidence, optimism, sense of self and direction. I'll help you to recognise and build your strengths and resources, including those you perhaps aren’t aware of right now.
028 9694 3710 View 028 9694 3710
Photo of Maureen Biggar, Psychotherapist in Fort William, Scotland
Maureen Biggar
Psychotherapist, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort William PH33
I am an experienced psychotherapist working with people of all ages, to help them towards finding a more fulfilling way of life. My style of working is based on the building up of a trusting and open relationship between us, which is the basis for all our therapeutic work. I believe our experiences as children, whether good or bad, affect us throughout our lives; and by being given the time and space to 'tell our story', we develop more insight into why we are the way we are. These insights then guide us towards finding ways to change what we want to change, and value those qualities in ourselves that are beneficial.
I am an experienced psychotherapist working with people of all ages, to help them towards finding a more fulfilling way of life. My style of working is based on the building up of a trusting and open relationship between us, which is the basis for all our therapeutic work. I believe our experiences as children, whether good or bad, affect us throughout our lives; and by being given the time and space to 'tell our story', we develop more insight into why we are the way we are. These insights then guide us towards finding ways to change what we want to change, and value those qualities in ourselves that are beneficial.
07449 624279 View 07449 624279
Photo of Dr Fiona McClean, Psychologist in Fort William, Scotland
Dr Fiona McClean
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Fort William PH33  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I'm a HCPC registered clinical psychologist, accredited EMDR practitioner and am Level 1 IFS (Internal Family Systems) trained. My career spans over 2 decades in both the NHS and independent sector. My main focus is on helping people heal from childhood trauma and become their best selves. I have a particular interest in working with neurodivergent individuals, who have often experienced more than their fair share of these. Although my main modalities are EMDR and IFS, my broad training enables me to work flexibly by drawing upon the best psychological theory and models for your circumstances and personality.
I'm a HCPC registered clinical psychologist, accredited EMDR practitioner and am Level 1 IFS (Internal Family Systems) trained. My career spans over 2 decades in both the NHS and independent sector. My main focus is on helping people heal from childhood trauma and become their best selves. I have a particular interest in working with neurodivergent individuals, who have often experienced more than their fair share of these. Although my main modalities are EMDR and IFS, my broad training enables me to work flexibly by drawing upon the best psychological theory and models for your circumstances and personality.
01546 799267 View 01546 799267
Photo of Laura Turba, Counsellor in Fort William, Scotland
Laura Turba
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, BACP
Verified Verified
Fort William PH33  (Online Only)
If you have been feeling overwhelmed tired and withdrawn from your daily life and in need of someone to listen to you. To understand you without feeling judged or being told what you should or shouldn't do, then person-centred therapy can work with you to understand these thoughts and feelings. You choose what it is you want to work on and we work at a pace that is right for you and where you are at in life. If you're a parent and are feeling your child has been through a tough time recently or they have been acting different I work with them using play materials to provide a safe and trusting setting.
If you have been feeling overwhelmed tired and withdrawn from your daily life and in need of someone to listen to you. To understand you without feeling judged or being told what you should or shouldn't do, then person-centred therapy can work with you to understand these thoughts and feelings. You choose what it is you want to work on and we work at a pace that is right for you and where you are at in life. If you're a parent and are feeling your child has been through a tough time recently or they have been acting different I work with them using play materials to provide a safe and trusting setting.
01253 335825 View 01253 335825
Photo of Paula Benhaddad, Counsellor in Fort William, Scotland
Paula Benhaddad
Counsellor, MCOSCA
Verified Verified
Fort William PH33
I am an experienced counsellor working with people of all ages, to help them towards finding a more fulfilling way of life. I know it is a big step to reach out and seek support. Sometimes even the strongest people need help to work through life’s more challenging problems. You may feel stuck. Like you are swimming through a sea of treacle, and not getting anywhere fast! Whether you struggle with, anxiety, depression, self-esteem or any other issues, therapy can help - it is an opportunity to learn more about yourself and get support in living a life that aligns more closely with what is important to you.
I am an experienced counsellor working with people of all ages, to help them towards finding a more fulfilling way of life. I know it is a big step to reach out and seek support. Sometimes even the strongest people need help to work through life’s more challenging problems. You may feel stuck. Like you are swimming through a sea of treacle, and not getting anywhere fast! Whether you struggle with, anxiety, depression, self-esteem or any other issues, therapy can help - it is an opportunity to learn more about yourself and get support in living a life that aligns more closely with what is important to you.
01337 320244 View 01337 320244

Online Therapists

Photo of Zara Mahon, Counsellor in Fort William, Scotland
Zara Mahon
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Glasgow G32
I create a safe space where people can talk openly about what has happened in their lives and figure out how to move forward towards a fulfilling life. This often involves working through core wounds, which can be challenging but ultimately reduces emotional suffering.
I create a safe space where people can talk openly about what has happened in their lives and figure out how to move forward towards a fulfilling life. This often involves working through core wounds, which can be challenging but ultimately reduces emotional suffering.
0141 473 4839 View 0141 473 4839
Photo of Marie McCahey, Counsellor in Fort William, Scotland
Marie McCahey
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Edinburgh EH9
Hi, welcome :). If you recognise the need for change and are committed to exploring the depths of your emotions, thoughts, and behaviors, this is the space for you. Whether it's dealing with emotional aftermath of a breakup, the desire to unravel the complexities of one's own mind, or to break free from patterns that hinder personal development, you've made the first step. Together, we navigate relationships, unravel patterns, and foster self-awareness, we look at how your experiences have shaped the person you are today.
Hi, welcome :). If you recognise the need for change and are committed to exploring the depths of your emotions, thoughts, and behaviors, this is the space for you. Whether it's dealing with emotional aftermath of a breakup, the desire to unravel the complexities of one's own mind, or to break free from patterns that hinder personal development, you've made the first step. Together, we navigate relationships, unravel patterns, and foster self-awareness, we look at how your experiences have shaped the person you are today.
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Photo of Psyche Therapy Centre, Psychotherapist in Fort William, Scotland
Psyche Therapy Centre
Psychotherapist, BACP
Verified Verified
Glasgow G2
I carry out psychological therapy for a wide range of issues and psychological distress. I offer a range of evidence-based therapies including Person-Centred therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Solution-Focused therapy, Schema therapy, Compassion Focused therapy and Mindfulness. I am an integrative practitioner. I put each person at the centre of my work and tailor my approach and therapies to help people discover their own ways of dealing with their difficulties to develop their full potential.
I carry out psychological therapy for a wide range of issues and psychological distress. I offer a range of evidence-based therapies including Person-Centred therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Solution-Focused therapy, Schema therapy, Compassion Focused therapy and Mindfulness. I am an integrative practitioner. I put each person at the centre of my work and tailor my approach and therapies to help people discover their own ways of dealing with their difficulties to develop their full potential.
0141 673 9513 View 0141 673 9513
Photo of Mary Leonard, Counsellor in Fort William, Scotland
Mary Leonard
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Currie EH14
Counselling and psychotherapy can serve a two-fold purpose. The first is helping us navigate what life serves up – often a crisis or painful experience, while the second is as a tool in continuing self-development. While it is usually the first which initially brings people to counselling, the second can be helpful in exploring areas such as low mood, procrastination or a lack-lustre feeling about life in general. My work is informed by psychodynamic practice and psychoanalytic theory, both of which provide valuable insight into the complexities of human development, relationships, and experience.
Counselling and psychotherapy can serve a two-fold purpose. The first is helping us navigate what life serves up – often a crisis or painful experience, while the second is as a tool in continuing self-development. While it is usually the first which initially brings people to counselling, the second can be helpful in exploring areas such as low mood, procrastination or a lack-lustre feeling about life in general. My work is informed by psychodynamic practice and psychoanalytic theory, both of which provide valuable insight into the complexities of human development, relationships, and experience.
0131 381 3435 View 0131 381 3435
Photo of Hannah Bradley-Beck Therapy, Psychotherapist in Fort William, Scotland
Hannah Bradley-Beck Therapy
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Larbert FK5  (Online Only)
I have tried to use this space to give you some information on myself, my practice and what I offer my clients. However, if you have any questions or would like to have an informal chat on whether counselling is right for you, please get in touch. Therapy can provide us with a unique experience of having a place where all our thoughts, feelings and experiences are met with respect and acceptance. I offer a warm and confidential space that aims to make you feel listened to and accepted.
I have tried to use this space to give you some information on myself, my practice and what I offer my clients. However, if you have any questions or would like to have an informal chat on whether counselling is right for you, please get in touch. Therapy can provide us with a unique experience of having a place where all our thoughts, feelings and experiences are met with respect and acceptance. I offer a warm and confidential space that aims to make you feel listened to and accepted.
01324 374930 View 01324 374930
Photo of Louisa Casselden, Psychologist in Fort William, Scotland
Louisa Casselden
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Edinburgh EH10
I provide a welcoming and therapeutic environment for adults and young people over the age of 16 who are struggling with a range of mental health difficulties, to help them explore and make sense of the experiences they have had. Through the use of evidence-based psychological therapy I aim to work collaboratively with people to improve their daily functioning and help them build skills to live the life they want to achieve. I use a number of therapeutic approaches in my work including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focussed Therapy and systemic approaches.
I provide a welcoming and therapeutic environment for adults and young people over the age of 16 who are struggling with a range of mental health difficulties, to help them explore and make sense of the experiences they have had. Through the use of evidence-based psychological therapy I aim to work collaboratively with people to improve their daily functioning and help them build skills to live the life they want to achieve. I use a number of therapeutic approaches in my work including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focussed Therapy and systemic approaches.
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Photo of Dr Richard Golsworthy, Psychologist in Fort William, Scotland
Dr Richard Golsworthy
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Glasgow G3  (Online Only)
Hello and welcome. If you are reading this, you are likely feeling in a stuck, difficult or distressing place in your life. We all bring a unique history and mind-set to the life difficulties we encounter. These will have given us strengths to help manage problems, but sometimes we need to discover new ways we might feel, think or act. I think of my specialism as 'stuckness' - whether in emotions, relationships or unhelpful behaviours - which is often expressed in terms such as: anxiety, depression, stress, fear, trauma, low self-esteem, sleep problems, bulimia and binge eating, adjustment to loss, illness & major life changes.
Hello and welcome. If you are reading this, you are likely feeling in a stuck, difficult or distressing place in your life. We all bring a unique history and mind-set to the life difficulties we encounter. These will have given us strengths to help manage problems, but sometimes we need to discover new ways we might feel, think or act. I think of my specialism as 'stuckness' - whether in emotions, relationships or unhelpful behaviours - which is often expressed in terms such as: anxiety, depression, stress, fear, trauma, low self-esteem, sleep problems, bulimia and binge eating, adjustment to loss, illness & major life changes.
0141 280 4485 View 0141 280 4485
Photo of Kim Welch, Counsellor in Fort William, Scotland
Kim Welch
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Glasgow G1
If you needing some assistance moving forward with your life, I am here to facilitate and support you through that experience. Your emotional wellbeing is core to my compassionate approach where I provide short or long term counselling for the emotional difficulties you might currently be experiencing in your life. These could present in various ways, such as having feelings of anxiety or depression or perhaps a general dissatisfaction with the direction your life is taking. I provide face to face counselling from my Glasgow city centre practice, as well as offering online sessions with more flexibility to better suit your schedule.
If you needing some assistance moving forward with your life, I am here to facilitate and support you through that experience. Your emotional wellbeing is core to my compassionate approach where I provide short or long term counselling for the emotional difficulties you might currently be experiencing in your life. These could present in various ways, such as having feelings of anxiety or depression or perhaps a general dissatisfaction with the direction your life is taking. I provide face to face counselling from my Glasgow city centre practice, as well as offering online sessions with more flexibility to better suit your schedule.
0141 673 8785 View 0141 673 8785
Photo of Nick Kartsanis, Counsellor in Fort William, Scotland
Nick Kartsanis
Counsellor, MCOSCA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Glasgow G2  (Online Only)
Being human is hard, but you don't have to go it alone. I can help you gain clarity about your needs and values. To slow down and pay more attention to your thoughts and emotional or behavioural patterns, which may be happening automatically or out of habit. To understand what their intentions are or what they’re trying to tell you about your life. To understand how you relate and talk to yourself, and to develop a more compassionate voice towards your self. This understanding will then be our guide for helping you to set goals and priorities for your therapy or your life, and for supporting you to work towards them.
Being human is hard, but you don't have to go it alone. I can help you gain clarity about your needs and values. To slow down and pay more attention to your thoughts and emotional or behavioural patterns, which may be happening automatically or out of habit. To understand what their intentions are or what they’re trying to tell you about your life. To understand how you relate and talk to yourself, and to develop a more compassionate voice towards your self. This understanding will then be our guide for helping you to set goals and priorities for your therapy or your life, and for supporting you to work towards them.
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Photo of Dr Kathryn Quinn, Psychologist in Fort William, Scotland
Dr Kathryn Quinn
Psychologist, PsychD, CPsychol
Verified Verified
Perth PH2
I am an experienced Clinical Psychologist with a proven track record of clinical effectiveness. I run an established and successful private practice, and offer a choice of both online or face-to-face appointments ensuring that my client's needs are at the forefront of all that I do. If you would like to discuss your situation further, or book an initial consultation, I would be delighted to hear from you.
I am an experienced Clinical Psychologist with a proven track record of clinical effectiveness. I run an established and successful private practice, and offer a choice of both online or face-to-face appointments ensuring that my client's needs are at the forefront of all that I do. If you would like to discuss your situation further, or book an initial consultation, I would be delighted to hear from you.
01383 665671 View 01383 665671
Photo of Lorenzo Mele, Psychotherapist in Fort William, Scotland
Lorenzo Mele
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Glasgow G20
Feeling anxious, depressed, stuck? Need somewhere to talk without being judged -  somewhere safe to explore difficult or painful thoughts and experiences? I can help you get a better understanding of what's going on and explore ways to move forward. I work with issues around depression, anxiety, trauma, identity, sexuality, gender and spirituality.
Feeling anxious, depressed, stuck? Need somewhere to talk without being judged -  somewhere safe to explore difficult or painful thoughts and experiences? I can help you get a better understanding of what's going on and explore ways to move forward. I work with issues around depression, anxiety, trauma, identity, sexuality, gender and spirituality.
07855 778120 View 07855 778120
Photo of Jenny Leivo, Psychotherapist in Fort William, Scotland
Jenny Leivo
Psychotherapist, MCOSCA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Glasgow G3  (Online Only)
Life can be crap at times and you might be feeling stuck and finding it hard to find a way out. You might be feeling anxious, depressed or struggling with self-esteem, having lost belief in yourself. This can be due to things happening around you, big life changes, challenges and trauma experienced in the past, or current relationship difficulties. Together we can start to make sense of what is going on for you. The work I do looks to understand unhelpful thinking and behavioural patterns developed in the past and how they are impacting you in the here and now. When we make sense of the past, we can make sustainable changes today.
Life can be crap at times and you might be feeling stuck and finding it hard to find a way out. You might be feeling anxious, depressed or struggling with self-esteem, having lost belief in yourself. This can be due to things happening around you, big life changes, challenges and trauma experienced in the past, or current relationship difficulties. Together we can start to make sense of what is going on for you. The work I do looks to understand unhelpful thinking and behavioural patterns developed in the past and how they are impacting you in the here and now. When we make sense of the past, we can make sustainable changes today.
0141 473 6967 View 0141 473 6967
Photo of Ligia Manastireanu, Counsellor in Fort William, Scotland
Ligia Manastireanu
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Glasgow G40
I am an experienced Person-centred and Emotion Focused psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer, as well as a co-founding director of the Scottish Institute for Emotion Focused Therapy. I am bringing many years of experience in working with clients from various charity and private sector settings, in a therapist and clinical lead role. I am experienced in working with a wide variety of difficulties: depression, perinatal depression, generalised anxiety, social anxiety, health anxiety, trauma, abuse, bereavement, difficulties around loss/change, identity issues, borderline processes.
I am an experienced Person-centred and Emotion Focused psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer, as well as a co-founding director of the Scottish Institute for Emotion Focused Therapy. I am bringing many years of experience in working with clients from various charity and private sector settings, in a therapist and clinical lead role. I am experienced in working with a wide variety of difficulties: depression, perinatal depression, generalised anxiety, social anxiety, health anxiety, trauma, abuse, bereavement, difficulties around loss/change, identity issues, borderline processes.
0141 673 6384 View 0141 673 6384

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Fort William

< 10

Counsellors in Fort William who prioritize treating:

86% Depression
86% Bereavement
71% Relationship Issues
71% Trauma and PTSD
71% Coping Skills
71% Self Esteem
71% Stress

Average years in practice

17 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

50% Cigna and Evernorth
50% Aviva
50% AXA PPP

How Counsellors in Fort William see their clients

58% In Person and Online
42% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Fort William?

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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.