Photo of Helen Whitworth, Counsellor in SN10, England
Helen Whitworth
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
Waitlist for new clients
Occasionally it helps to review and reflect on life's pathway. It can be hard to do this by ourselves, our friends and family may feel too close to confide in. It can be helpful to explore our feelings and emotions in a safe, non-judgmental environment, I can provide this in a relaxing, quiet therapeutic space in Devizes. I have 15 years’ counselling experience with a deep interest in working with; bereavement and loss; with military families and veterans experiencing PTSD; with young people with additional needs such as autism, ADHD and ADD. I work in an integrated style with a special interest in Compassion Focused Therapy.
Occasionally it helps to review and reflect on life's pathway. It can be hard to do this by ourselves, our friends and family may feel too close to confide in. It can be helpful to explore our feelings and emotions in a safe, non-judgmental environment, I can provide this in a relaxing, quiet therapeutic space in Devizes. I have 15 years’ counselling experience with a deep interest in working with; bereavement and loss; with military families and veterans experiencing PTSD; with young people with additional needs such as autism, ADHD and ADD. I work in an integrated style with a special interest in Compassion Focused Therapy.
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Rachel Mayer
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Devizes SN10
At the heart of my Acorns Counselling practice is a belief that you already hold within yourself the strength and resources needed to reach your full potential. However, there are times when it feels impossible to access, or even believe, in these resources. This is especially true if you are feeling anxious, depressed, suffering a loss, illness, or simply feeling stuck, and this is where counselling can help.
At the heart of my Acorns Counselling practice is a belief that you already hold within yourself the strength and resources needed to reach your full potential. However, there are times when it feels impossible to access, or even believe, in these resources. This is especially true if you are feeling anxious, depressed, suffering a loss, illness, or simply feeling stuck, and this is where counselling can help.
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Nicholas joseph Bresler
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
Hi my name is Nick and as a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist, since 2008, have been helping individuals who have struggled with feeling of low moods and self esteem, sadness, stress, loneliness, relationship breakdowns and problems with intimacy as well as work related stress. Along with a range of issues from addiction, mental illness, abuse, including domestic violence and other traumas. I offer therapy, both short and long term basis in Devizes, Swindon, Bath and Chippenham. My practice is open office hours weekday including evenings and Saturday daytime. Each session lasts 50 minutes and my normal fee is from £50.
Hi my name is Nick and as a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist, since 2008, have been helping individuals who have struggled with feeling of low moods and self esteem, sadness, stress, loneliness, relationship breakdowns and problems with intimacy as well as work related stress. Along with a range of issues from addiction, mental illness, abuse, including domestic violence and other traumas. I offer therapy, both short and long term basis in Devizes, Swindon, Bath and Chippenham. My practice is open office hours weekday including evenings and Saturday daytime. Each session lasts 50 minutes and my normal fee is from £50.
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Photo of Linda C. Nordlund, Counsellor in SN10, England
Linda C. Nordlund
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
Some of you will approach counselling as a way of becoming unstuck from a continuous and repetitive loop that is detrimental for your wellbeing. Some may feel it is a last resort having reached a place of apathy towards life. Some again, will want to explore and understand themselves in context of who they are, why they think, feel and act in a certain way, and whom they wish to become. ​This will be a journey where you choose direction and speed.
Some of you will approach counselling as a way of becoming unstuck from a continuous and repetitive loop that is detrimental for your wellbeing. Some may feel it is a last resort having reached a place of apathy towards life. Some again, will want to explore and understand themselves in context of who they are, why they think, feel and act in a certain way, and whom they wish to become. ​This will be a journey where you choose direction and speed.
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Photo of Dr Kiran Spence, Psychologist in SN10, England
Dr Kiran Spence
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
I am a highly skilled Clinical Psychologist with 19 years experience working in the NHS within adult mental health and physical health services. I am collaborative and flexible in my approach, drawing on a range of approaches to ensure therapy is best suited to your individual needs and goals. I aim to support you to develop an understanding of your difficulties, and develop the necessary strategies to make the changes needed to work towards your goals and values in life.
I am a highly skilled Clinical Psychologist with 19 years experience working in the NHS within adult mental health and physical health services. I am collaborative and flexible in my approach, drawing on a range of approaches to ensure therapy is best suited to your individual needs and goals. I aim to support you to develop an understanding of your difficulties, and develop the necessary strategies to make the changes needed to work towards your goals and values in life.
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Sharon Rich
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
I am integrative counsellor providing a confidential, non-judgemental environment in which healing and change can take place. I can support you with depression, anxiety, loss, grief, life transitions, relationship problems, trauma and panic attacks. I draw on different approaches, so I can work with you in the way that best meets your needs in the moment. Through sensitive and gradual exploration of your problems, we can work towards resolving conflict and finding your own inner peace.
I am integrative counsellor providing a confidential, non-judgemental environment in which healing and change can take place. I can support you with depression, anxiety, loss, grief, life transitions, relationship problems, trauma and panic attacks. I draw on different approaches, so I can work with you in the way that best meets your needs in the moment. Through sensitive and gradual exploration of your problems, we can work towards resolving conflict and finding your own inner peace.
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Georgia Browne
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
Reaching out can be hard and life’s difficulties are rarely easily understood. Are you struggling with intense feelings? Would you like to understand and make sense of your concerns? You might be feeling overwhelmed, lost, having problems in relationships, feeling depressed and/or anxious or just not feeling 'right'. My focus is on guiding you through the complexities of your life in order to help you find clarity and choice.
Reaching out can be hard and life’s difficulties are rarely easily understood. Are you struggling with intense feelings? Would you like to understand and make sense of your concerns? You might be feeling overwhelmed, lost, having problems in relationships, feeling depressed and/or anxious or just not feeling 'right'. My focus is on guiding you through the complexities of your life in order to help you find clarity and choice.
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Dr Emma Hartley
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
I specialise in EMDR and Trauma Focused Interventions. I have specific expertise in working with people with trauma related mental health conditions such as PTSD, childhood trauma, domestic violence, dissociative difficulties and psychosis. I offer an integrative approach to therapy drawing heavily on attachment and trauma- informed ways of understanding how difficulties in the here and now often have their origins in earlier life experiences. I believe that effective therapy should be empowering, focused and meaningful and built upon the foundation of a strong therapeutic relationship.
I specialise in EMDR and Trauma Focused Interventions. I have specific expertise in working with people with trauma related mental health conditions such as PTSD, childhood trauma, domestic violence, dissociative difficulties and psychosis. I offer an integrative approach to therapy drawing heavily on attachment and trauma- informed ways of understanding how difficulties in the here and now often have their origins in earlier life experiences. I believe that effective therapy should be empowering, focused and meaningful and built upon the foundation of a strong therapeutic relationship.
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Sarah-Jane Butler
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10  (Online Only)
I am Dr Sarah Butler, a Counselling Psychologist offering support online and based in the UK. As a Psychologist I am qualified to work with different problems and difficulties including adult ADHD assessment, depression, anxiety and trauma. My work is enhanced by years of study into the theory and evidence of different therapeutic approaches, and the study of clients' experiences of therapy. This means I can provide a non-judgmental and confidential space where you can explore your feelings but also learn about the causes of your problems, what keeps them going, how you can make changes. I am also a Flow for depression consultant.
I am Dr Sarah Butler, a Counselling Psychologist offering support online and based in the UK. As a Psychologist I am qualified to work with different problems and difficulties including adult ADHD assessment, depression, anxiety and trauma. My work is enhanced by years of study into the theory and evidence of different therapeutic approaches, and the study of clients' experiences of therapy. This means I can provide a non-judgmental and confidential space where you can explore your feelings but also learn about the causes of your problems, what keeps them going, how you can make changes. I am also a Flow for depression consultant.
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Photo of Jo Walliker, Psychotherapist in SN10, England
Jo Walliker
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Swindon SN10
Are you finding life challenging and overwhelming? My aim is to provide you with a safe, calm and non judgemental space to be yourself and explore your thoughts and feelings. I can help with a wide range of issues including - Feelings of stress and anxiety, helping individuals to move on after a traumatic event, grief and bereavement. We can set your goals together and progress from there whilst we work towards the change you want.
Are you finding life challenging and overwhelming? My aim is to provide you with a safe, calm and non judgemental space to be yourself and explore your thoughts and feelings. I can help with a wide range of issues including - Feelings of stress and anxiety, helping individuals to move on after a traumatic event, grief and bereavement. We can set your goals together and progress from there whilst we work towards the change you want.
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Gemma Mason
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Devizes SN10
Not accepting new clients
I approach working with clients as meeting the individual within their current situation. I hold a non-judgemental position and offer unconditional acceptance. I work with a diverse population but I am unable to offer access to my practice room for wheelchairs
I approach working with clients as meeting the individual within their current situation. I hold a non-judgemental position and offer unconditional acceptance. I work with a diverse population but I am unable to offer access to my practice room for wheelchairs
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Photo of Emma Therese Lewis, Psychotherapist in SN10, England
Emma Therese Lewis
Psychotherapist, PhD, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
I am best suited to those who want to understand themselves and those around them - or to understand what has happened to them. This inquiry is often prompted by some degree of difficulty; illness, loss, trauma, breakdown etc. but it can equally arise out of a pervading sense of depression, purposelessness or malaise about life. When one has some understanding of oneself and how a situation came about then life becomes much easier to navigate - an adventure even. Every situation, every person, every path, is unique and so every therapy is entirely individual.
I am best suited to those who want to understand themselves and those around them - or to understand what has happened to them. This inquiry is often prompted by some degree of difficulty; illness, loss, trauma, breakdown etc. but it can equally arise out of a pervading sense of depression, purposelessness or malaise about life. When one has some understanding of oneself and how a situation came about then life becomes much easier to navigate - an adventure even. Every situation, every person, every path, is unique and so every therapy is entirely individual.
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Dr Flora Wilson - Wilson Psychology Ltd
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
Waitlist for new clients
I specialise in working with adults who are living with the impact of long-term physical health conditions. I have many years' experience of working in specialist health services for a range difficulties, including chronic pain, chronic fatigue (ME/CFS and Long Covid), respiratory conditions, neurological conditions, and diabetes. When you are diagnosed with a long-term health condition, this can often lead to significant life changes. I am experienced in supporting people to process the feelings of loss, low mood, or anxiety that can accompany these changes, and to better manage their physical and psychological wellbeing.
I specialise in working with adults who are living with the impact of long-term physical health conditions. I have many years' experience of working in specialist health services for a range difficulties, including chronic pain, chronic fatigue (ME/CFS and Long Covid), respiratory conditions, neurological conditions, and diabetes. When you are diagnosed with a long-term health condition, this can often lead to significant life changes. I am experienced in supporting people to process the feelings of loss, low mood, or anxiety that can accompany these changes, and to better manage their physical and psychological wellbeing.
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Photo of Dr Bishnu Upadhaya, Psychologist in SN10, England
Dr Bishnu Upadhaya
Psychologist, PhD, CPsychol
Not Verified Not Verified
Swindon SN10  (Online Only)
An enthusiastic, skilled and well-motivated Psychological, Neuropsychological, Integrated Medicine and healthcare consultant with more than 19 years’ experiences, promoting the welfare of patients, families, and vulnerable people. Experienced in providing specialist Neuropsychological, Psychological, Herbal Medicine, Naturopathic and Homeopathic Medicine Assessments, Consultation and Treatments of direct and referred clients based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a psychological and holistic approach and treatment and tasting.
An enthusiastic, skilled and well-motivated Psychological, Neuropsychological, Integrated Medicine and healthcare consultant with more than 19 years’ experiences, promoting the welfare of patients, families, and vulnerable people. Experienced in providing specialist Neuropsychological, Psychological, Herbal Medicine, Naturopathic and Homeopathic Medicine Assessments, Consultation and Treatments of direct and referred clients based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a psychological and holistic approach and treatment and tasting.
020 3835 4892 View 020 3835 4892
Photo of Donna Linden, Counsellor in SN10, England
Donna Linden
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
Welcome. I am guessing this may have been a difficult step for you but I hope it is the first on working through whatever is on your mind at this time. I am an Integrative Counsellor with strong foundations in Person Centred therapy - I believe you know YOU better than anyone. I would be privileged to support you whilst you explore the things on your mind. The strength of our therapeutic relationship is paramount so we can have an initial 30 minute session to make sure you feel comfortable that I am the right counsellor for you. We would also look at any goals you would like to achieve.
Welcome. I am guessing this may have been a difficult step for you but I hope it is the first on working through whatever is on your mind at this time. I am an Integrative Counsellor with strong foundations in Person Centred therapy - I believe you know YOU better than anyone. I would be privileged to support you whilst you explore the things on your mind. The strength of our therapeutic relationship is paramount so we can have an initial 30 minute session to make sure you feel comfortable that I am the right counsellor for you. We would also look at any goals you would like to achieve.
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Photo of Suzanne Maulkerson, Counsellor in SN10, England
Suzanne Maulkerson
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
Hi, I'm Suzi, a Humanistic Integrative Counsellor and I wholeheartedly trust that each person holds the potential to discover and cultivate confidence in being the authentic versions of ourselves. Whether you’re seeking support for anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, or personal growth, I am committed to creating a nurturing, safe and non-judgmental space for exploration and healing. You may wish to focus exclusively on the present moment, your current life circumstances. You might wish to share experiences from your recent past, or from throughout your life.
Hi, I'm Suzi, a Humanistic Integrative Counsellor and I wholeheartedly trust that each person holds the potential to discover and cultivate confidence in being the authentic versions of ourselves. Whether you’re seeking support for anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, or personal growth, I am committed to creating a nurturing, safe and non-judgmental space for exploration and healing. You may wish to focus exclusively on the present moment, your current life circumstances. You might wish to share experiences from your recent past, or from throughout your life.
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Photo of Tina Hoar Counselling Services, Counsellor in SN10, England
Tina Hoar Counselling Services
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
Are you struggling at present? At times we can all experience anxiety, stress, depression, feeling sad, anger or family or relationship issues which make us feel alone. Sometimes we can become trapped by this and feel unable to move forward, whatever age we are! If this is you, you are not alone. The most up to date statistics tell us, 30% people will experience anxiety or depression at some point in their lives especially in wintertime Together we will seek to understand the problem you are facing whether this is caused by current issues or events from your past. We will find new ways and skills to deal with your feelings.
Are you struggling at present? At times we can all experience anxiety, stress, depression, feeling sad, anger or family or relationship issues which make us feel alone. Sometimes we can become trapped by this and feel unable to move forward, whatever age we are! If this is you, you are not alone. The most up to date statistics tell us, 30% people will experience anxiety or depression at some point in their lives especially in wintertime Together we will seek to understand the problem you are facing whether this is caused by current issues or events from your past. We will find new ways and skills to deal with your feelings.
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Photo of Kate Treadaway, Psychotherapist in SN10, England
Kate Treadaway
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Swindon SN10
Hello Are you looking for someone to work with you on some struggles or difficulties you are experiencing that leave you feeling that you just can’t cope. Working with symptoms such as depression, anxiety, low self esteem or just feeling overwhelmed can all be indicators of memories of events that are held both in our mind but they also show up in our bodies. We will work mindfully together to gently see what comes up in a quiet and still space where we can tune into what is really going on for you. I believe finding the right Therapist is the first step.
Hello Are you looking for someone to work with you on some struggles or difficulties you are experiencing that leave you feeling that you just can’t cope. Working with symptoms such as depression, anxiety, low self esteem or just feeling overwhelmed can all be indicators of memories of events that are held both in our mind but they also show up in our bodies. We will work mindfully together to gently see what comes up in a quiet and still space where we can tune into what is really going on for you. I believe finding the right Therapist is the first step.
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Photo of Victoria Alexandra Pook, Counsellor in SN10, England
Victoria Alexandra Pook
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Swindon SN10
A good Counselling relationship is built on the ability to grow an authentic and confidential space between client and therapist. It is a space where you can bring your difficulties, worries, anxieties, frustrations, feeling sad, family and relationship issues in this space you will experience a non-judgemental and empathic space to reflect on issues that have brought you to counselling. Counselling provides the client with this unique space that is often hard to find in life’s day to day relationships. However, it is not about giving advice or opinions it is about helping the client to find their own solutions.
A good Counselling relationship is built on the ability to grow an authentic and confidential space between client and therapist. It is a space where you can bring your difficulties, worries, anxieties, frustrations, feeling sad, family and relationship issues in this space you will experience a non-judgemental and empathic space to reflect on issues that have brought you to counselling. Counselling provides the client with this unique space that is often hard to find in life’s day to day relationships. However, it is not about giving advice or opinions it is about helping the client to find their own solutions.
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Photo of Naomi Greenwood, Psychotherapist in SN10, England
Naomi Greenwood
Psychotherapist, UKCP Trainee
Verified Verified
Devizes SN10
Our true nature is free, flowing, wild and energetic. Childhood traumas create defences, because our survival instinct was so strong it protected us at all costs. The cost is our experience now, disconnection from our-self, our body, others, life. Resulting in difficult relationships, low self-esteem, anxiety, depression and self harming behaviors. The decision to come to therapy is a brave one, it is a statement to yourself and the Universe that you no longer want to just survive, but to live with more ease, connection and aliveness. The therapeutic relationship encourages this life force energy, giving space for wholeness to grow.
Our true nature is free, flowing, wild and energetic. Childhood traumas create defences, because our survival instinct was so strong it protected us at all costs. The cost is our experience now, disconnection from our-self, our body, others, life. Resulting in difficult relationships, low self-esteem, anxiety, depression and self harming behaviors. The decision to come to therapy is a brave one, it is a statement to yourself and the Universe that you no longer want to just survive, but to live with more ease, connection and aliveness. The therapeutic relationship encourages this life force energy, giving space for wholeness to grow.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in SN10

20+

Average cost per session

£55

Counsellors in SN10 who prioritize treating:

87% Self Esteem
87% Stress
83% Anxiety
78% Depression
74% Trauma and PTSD
70% Relationship Issues
65% Self-Harming

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

60% AXA PPP
40% Any/Out-of-network Insurance
40% Bupa

How Counsellors in SN10 see their clients

92% In Person and Online
8% Online Only

Gender breakdown

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

How can I find a therapist in SN10?

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.

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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.