Counselling in TF8

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Photo of Stephanie Huntington, Counsellor in TF8, England
Stephanie Huntington
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Often difficult experiences, emotions, thoughts, or behaviours can lead to feelings of hopelessness, however this should never the case, choosing to seek support is a brave move and the first step to alleviating whatever distress you’re experiencing. I work with individuals hoping to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life for themselves. My work focuses on providing a safe, non-judgmental space where we can explore your problems in depth and the changes you would like to make. From this understanding, an individualised plan is developed to support you in experiencing a more enriching and meaningful life.
Often difficult experiences, emotions, thoughts, or behaviours can lead to feelings of hopelessness, however this should never the case, choosing to seek support is a brave move and the first step to alleviating whatever distress you’re experiencing. I work with individuals hoping to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life for themselves. My work focuses on providing a safe, non-judgmental space where we can explore your problems in depth and the changes you would like to make. From this understanding, an individualised plan is developed to support you in experiencing a more enriching and meaningful life.
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Photo of Rebecca Robbins, Psychotherapist in TF8, England
Rebecca Robbins
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified
Hi, I'm Becky - a qualified and experienced BACP Accredited Psychtherapist and EMDR practitioner working in Shropshire. I work with a diverse range of issues with people from all backgrounds on a short, medium or long-term basis depending on need. I offer a professional, non-judgemental and confidential service, for adults and couples. I specialise with working with people who have experienced rape, sexual assault, CSE, PTSD, anxiety, depression and bereavement.
Hi, I'm Becky - a qualified and experienced BACP Accredited Psychtherapist and EMDR practitioner working in Shropshire. I work with a diverse range of issues with people from all backgrounds on a short, medium or long-term basis depending on need. I offer a professional, non-judgemental and confidential service, for adults and couples. I specialise with working with people who have experienced rape, sexual assault, CSE, PTSD, anxiety, depression and bereavement.
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Photo of Absolute Counselling, Counsellor in TF8, England
Absolute Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
I am a Person-Centered counsellor (Person-center means, client led) who uses CBT and Solution Focused techniques where suitable. My background includes yoga, reiki, meditation, aromatherapy and mindfulness. This means I can offer an holistic approach to the therapeutic work. The relationship between myself and the client (you) is at the heart of ALL therapy. Counselling is about change, and change can be very difficult and scary to do. In fact, sometimes we actually don't know how to do it. With support from myself, we will explore your anxiety, concerns, behavior, beliefs and feelings.
I am a Person-Centered counsellor (Person-center means, client led) who uses CBT and Solution Focused techniques where suitable. My background includes yoga, reiki, meditation, aromatherapy and mindfulness. This means I can offer an holistic approach to the therapeutic work. The relationship between myself and the client (you) is at the heart of ALL therapy. Counselling is about change, and change can be very difficult and scary to do. In fact, sometimes we actually don't know how to do it. With support from myself, we will explore your anxiety, concerns, behavior, beliefs and feelings.
07449 529786 View 07449 529786
Photo of Samantha Kate Swann-Horler, Psychologist in TF8, England
Samantha Kate Swann-Horler
Psychologist, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified
Are you an adult or young person wanting to understand and manage anxiety, low mood, relationship difficulties or your experience of a traumatic event? Are you an employer wanting to know more about mental health in order to develop your approach to psychological wellbeing? Are you a headteacher looking for support with the social and emotional wellbeing of your pupils or staff wellbeing? Perhaps you are a GP, a practice manager or a psychiatrist seeking therapy for your patients, or consultation regarding mental health matters?
Are you an adult or young person wanting to understand and manage anxiety, low mood, relationship difficulties or your experience of a traumatic event? Are you an employer wanting to know more about mental health in order to develop your approach to psychological wellbeing? Are you a headteacher looking for support with the social and emotional wellbeing of your pupils or staff wellbeing? Perhaps you are a GP, a practice manager or a psychiatrist seeking therapy for your patients, or consultation regarding mental health matters?
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in TF8

< 10

Counsellors in TF8 who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Domestic Abuse
100% Bereavement
100% Emotional Disturbance
100% Self Esteem

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

50% Any/Out-of-network Insurance
50% Aviva
50% AXA PPP

How Counsellors in TF8 see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in TF8?

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.