Counselling in ST6

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Photo of Sameea Alam, Counsellor in ST6, England
Sameea Alam
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Stoke-on-Trent ST6  (Online Only)
Are you overwhelmed by emotions and thoughts that you just can’t seem to control? Are you going through something that you feel like you can't manage alone? Do you feel stuck in a rut and are unsure how to get out or where to even start? I can help you find the answer to these questions and any others you may have. I offer you a safe, compassionate, culturally sensitive space to express and explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences. I am able to help you to become the person you want to be.
Are you overwhelmed by emotions and thoughts that you just can’t seem to control? Are you going through something that you feel like you can't manage alone? Do you feel stuck in a rut and are unsure how to get out or where to even start? I can help you find the answer to these questions and any others you may have. I offer you a safe, compassionate, culturally sensitive space to express and explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences. I am able to help you to become the person you want to be.
01782 493351 View 01782 493351
Photo of Tiffany louise Parr, Counsellor in ST6, England
Tiffany louise Parr
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
In my private practice. I offer a confidential non judgemental space for you to be heard and explore any difficulties you are currently experiencing. My aim as your therapist will be to guide you through challenges, foster growth and empower you in becoming your desired self. As your therapist I cant promise I will have all the answers, I see you as holding the key from within. Sometimes, it can be challenging to perceive, but through our sessions, we can explore these issues to gain a deeper understanding.
In my private practice. I offer a confidential non judgemental space for you to be heard and explore any difficulties you are currently experiencing. My aim as your therapist will be to guide you through challenges, foster growth and empower you in becoming your desired self. As your therapist I cant promise I will have all the answers, I see you as holding the key from within. Sometimes, it can be challenging to perceive, but through our sessions, we can explore these issues to gain a deeper understanding.
01733 964945 View 01733 964945
Photo of Amy Lewis, Psychotherapist in ST6, England
Amy Lewis
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
I specialise in providing counselling for children, young people and young adults aged between 9 - 24 years old. I help young people to gain confidence and believe in themselves by listening and offering an understanding of what is important to them. I offer a confidential service to help young people find their voice and I am here to support them with anything that they may need. I help young people with many different difficulties, which includes low self-esteem, low confidence, anxiety, low mood, self-harm etc.
I specialise in providing counselling for children, young people and young adults aged between 9 - 24 years old. I help young people to gain confidence and believe in themselves by listening and offering an understanding of what is important to them. I offer a confidential service to help young people find their voice and I am here to support them with anything that they may need. I help young people with many different difficulties, which includes low self-esteem, low confidence, anxiety, low mood, self-harm etc.
01782 498114 View 01782 498114
Photo of Linda Szekely, Psychotherapist in ST6, England
Linda Szekely
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Hello. My name is Linda and I am a qualified supervisor and Psychotherapist. I understand how hard it is to reach out for help, but through support and guidance things can change. If you are struggling to come to terms with something, or feel stressed, anxious, or feel like you are facing a challenge that you need support with, then please do get in touch. I have over 10 years’ experience of working with children, teenagers, and adults, with a variety of difficulties.
Hello. My name is Linda and I am a qualified supervisor and Psychotherapist. I understand how hard it is to reach out for help, but through support and guidance things can change. If you are struggling to come to terms with something, or feel stressed, anxious, or feel like you are facing a challenge that you need support with, then please do get in touch. I have over 10 years’ experience of working with children, teenagers, and adults, with a variety of difficulties.
07588 737932 View 07588 737932
Photo of Sam Hughes Counselling, Counsellor in ST6, England
Sam Hughes Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Hello If you want a confidential, welcoming non – judgemental space to make sense of what is troubling you please get in touch. I offer a free 30-minute initial consultation to see if you think we will work well together. Sessions can be face to face, on line, on the telephone or we could go for a walk together. Alternatively, if you prefer we could choose a quiet spot outside to sit and talk. I work with you individually or with you and your partner, helping you to fully explore issues and improve your situation. You will rediscover your strengths in a supportive environment to help you move forward with confidence.
Hello If you want a confidential, welcoming non – judgemental space to make sense of what is troubling you please get in touch. I offer a free 30-minute initial consultation to see if you think we will work well together. Sessions can be face to face, on line, on the telephone or we could go for a walk together. Alternatively, if you prefer we could choose a quiet spot outside to sit and talk. I work with you individually or with you and your partner, helping you to fully explore issues and improve your situation. You will rediscover your strengths in a supportive environment to help you move forward with confidence.
01538 712562 View 01538 712562
Photo of Alison Jane Preston, Counsellor in ST6, England
Alison Jane Preston
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Stone ST6
Hello and Welcome to my profile. I am a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and believe in people as individuals. Whatever your endeavours, your challenges, your turmoils and your stories I believe that being heard with genuine care and compassion can help us to recover from ongoing distress and help us to move forward. Additionally, learning about and drawing upon strategies to help alleviate stress & anxiety can be both empowering and transformative. I offer counselling from a person centred core, integrating other counselling theories and resources depending on the needs of my clients.
Hello and Welcome to my profile. I am a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and believe in people as individuals. Whatever your endeavours, your challenges, your turmoils and your stories I believe that being heard with genuine care and compassion can help us to recover from ongoing distress and help us to move forward. Additionally, learning about and drawing upon strategies to help alleviate stress & anxiety can be both empowering and transformative. I offer counselling from a person centred core, integrating other counselling theories and resources depending on the needs of my clients.
01296 321321 View 01296 321321

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in ST6

< 10

Counsellors in ST6 who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Bereavement
100% Peer Relationships
100% Coping Skills
100% Self Esteem
83% Relationship Issues

Average years in practice

5 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aviva
100% AXA PPP
100% Bupa

How Counsellors in ST6 see their clients

84% In Person and Online
16% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in ST6?

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.