Photo of undefined - Julia Gibbons Counselling & Wellbeing, MBACP Accred, Counsellor
Julia Gibbons Counselling & Wellbeing
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Welcome to my profile, I understand just how difficult and challenging life can be at times, it may be a strained or broken relationship, family problems or self-esteem issues holding you back, a bereavement, depression, anxiety or work stress. Just talking through your worries and problems can really help. I offer a supportive, non-judgemental space where you are listened to, in an atmosphere of calm and respect that is confidential. Together we can unravel your thoughts and feelings about the past and present to bring a new insight and clarity to your situation, enabling you to move towards a more positive future and wellbeing.
Welcome to my profile, I understand just how difficult and challenging life can be at times, it may be a strained or broken relationship, family problems or self-esteem issues holding you back, a bereavement, depression, anxiety or work stress. Just talking through your worries and problems can really help. I offer a supportive, non-judgemental space where you are listened to, in an atmosphere of calm and respect that is confidential. Together we can unravel your thoughts and feelings about the past and present to bring a new insight and clarity to your situation, enabling you to move towards a more positive future and wellbeing.
01785 472368 View 01785 472368
Photo of Angela Wilson, MBACP, Psychotherapist
Angela Wilson
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Waitlist for new clients
If you keep finding yourself in a familiar situation in relationships, at work or with yourself and can't seem to find a way forward however hard you try; or maybe you recognise that you are trying to cope with things in potentially damaging ways; or are intruded upon by events or memories from the past, then reaching out for support to develop new perspectives on your situation may be the new path to follow. Let's see if I can help?
If you keep finding yourself in a familiar situation in relationships, at work or with yourself and can't seem to find a way forward however hard you try; or maybe you recognise that you are trying to cope with things in potentially damaging ways; or are intruded upon by events or memories from the past, then reaching out for support to develop new perspectives on your situation may be the new path to follow. Let's see if I can help?
01243 974547 View 01243 974547
Photo of Debbie Kindon, MBACP, Counsellor
Debbie Kindon
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
For some, life throws us a curveball and often when we’re least expecting it. Others may feel that pressures have been building over a long period of time. We can face challenges and get stuck which sometimes can be overwhelming. Depression, anxiety, stresses and issues in life may lead you to needing a person to talk to who is neutral, non-judgmental, empathetic and a good listener. Your wellbeing is important to me so I will treat you with the upmost respect and work with you to help achieve your goals. Based in Eccleshall I am close to Stafford, Stone, Market Drayton, Loggerheads, Stoke, Newport and Telford.
For some, life throws us a curveball and often when we’re least expecting it. Others may feel that pressures have been building over a long period of time. We can face challenges and get stuck which sometimes can be overwhelming. Depression, anxiety, stresses and issues in life may lead you to needing a person to talk to who is neutral, non-judgmental, empathetic and a good listener. Your wellbeing is important to me so I will treat you with the upmost respect and work with you to help achieve your goals. Based in Eccleshall I am close to Stafford, Stone, Market Drayton, Loggerheads, Stoke, Newport and Telford.
07380 309229 View 07380 309229
Photo of undefined - Healthy Minds Stafford Limited, CPsychol, Psychologist
Healthy Minds Stafford Limited
Psychologist, CPsychol
Verified Verified
With over 18 years experience working with individuals, couples and families, I can help you deal with issues in your daily life and provide you with the support/interventions to overcome them. Marriage Counselling, Relationship Counselling, Couples Counselling, Addictions, Anxiety Treatment, OCD Treatment, Stress, Counselling Anger Management, Family Therapy, Counselling For Depression, Gender issues. The therapy provided by Healthy Minds Stafford can: Help you talk about issues you find difficult to discuss with others. Give you the confidence to make changes to improve your life. Offer new insights into your issues from a fresh and impartial perspective.
With over 18 years experience working with individuals, couples and families, I can help you deal with issues in your daily life and provide you with the support/interventions to overcome them. Marriage Counselling, Relationship Counselling, Couples Counselling, Addictions, Anxiety Treatment, OCD Treatment, Stress, Counselling Anger Management, Family Therapy, Counselling For Depression, Gender issues. The therapy provided by Healthy Minds Stafford can: Help you talk about issues you find difficult to discuss with others. Give you the confidence to make changes to improve your life. Offer new insights into your issues from a fresh and impartial perspective.
01785 472435 View 01785 472435
Photo of Dr Matt Johnson, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych., Psychologist
Dr Matt Johnson
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Hi, I'm Matt, thank you for reading my profile. I'm a Chartered and Registered Clinical Psychologist working with adults of all ages who are experiencing psychological difficulties. If you're struggling with anxiety, depression, fears and phobias, trauma, grief, loss and bereavement, work related stress, adjustment to significant life events, parenting stress, family and relationship difficulties, low self-esteem or confidence issues, I can help you to deal more effectively with the challenges that life throws at you, to focus your efforts on the goals and values that are most important and so move towards living the life you want.
Hi, I'm Matt, thank you for reading my profile. I'm a Chartered and Registered Clinical Psychologist working with adults of all ages who are experiencing psychological difficulties. If you're struggling with anxiety, depression, fears and phobias, trauma, grief, loss and bereavement, work related stress, adjustment to significant life events, parenting stress, family and relationship difficulties, low self-esteem or confidence issues, I can help you to deal more effectively with the challenges that life throws at you, to focus your efforts on the goals and values that are most important and so move towards living the life you want.
01782 493119 View 01782 493119
Photo of undefined - Kelly Rowley Counselling, MBACP, Counsellor
Kelly Rowley Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Life can you hit you hard! I know this from experience. The good news is, that there is always a way back, no matter how hopeless the situation might feel at the time. The fact that you are here right now shows that you have the inner strength and desire to move forward. That in itself is huge, and the first step towards discovering (or re-discovering) the person that you truly are. Maybe you are feeling stressed? or suffer from anxiety? Are you struggling with a past traumatic experience? or the loss of a loved one? You could be stuck in a rut and not know why? Whatever it may be, remember that it does not have to be permanent.
Life can you hit you hard! I know this from experience. The good news is, that there is always a way back, no matter how hopeless the situation might feel at the time. The fact that you are here right now shows that you have the inner strength and desire to move forward. That in itself is huge, and the first step towards discovering (or re-discovering) the person that you truly are. Maybe you are feeling stressed? or suffer from anxiety? Are you struggling with a past traumatic experience? or the loss of a loved one? You could be stuck in a rut and not know why? Whatever it may be, remember that it does not have to be permanent.
01785 334339 View 01785 334339

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in ST21

< 10

Counsellors in ST21 who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Bereavement
100% Self Esteem
83% Relationship Issues
83% Addiction
83% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

24 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

67% Aviva
67% AXA PPP
67% Bupa

How Counsellors in ST21 see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

84% Female
16% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in ST21?

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.