Counselling in WF2

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Photo of Kelly Burnett, Counsellor in WF2, England
Kelly Burnett
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Sometimes life can throw up unexpected challenges and we find that things that wouldn't normally bother us do. You may find yourself stuck, and unable to move forward; to make the change you so badly desire. It may be that you find yourself feeling anxious, depressed or stressed leaving you constantly worrying and struggling to sleep. Perhaps, you are having problems at work or in your relationships, or maybe you have suffered at the hands of others which impacts on your emotions and behaviours now. If any of this resonates with you, counselling can help develop the self-awareness you need and give you the tools to move you forward.
Sometimes life can throw up unexpected challenges and we find that things that wouldn't normally bother us do. You may find yourself stuck, and unable to move forward; to make the change you so badly desire. It may be that you find yourself feeling anxious, depressed or stressed leaving you constantly worrying and struggling to sleep. Perhaps, you are having problems at work or in your relationships, or maybe you have suffered at the hands of others which impacts on your emotions and behaviours now. If any of this resonates with you, counselling can help develop the self-awareness you need and give you the tools to move you forward.
01924 950182 View 01924 950182
Photo of Kat Hurst Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice, Counsellor in WF2, England
Kat Hurst Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Not accepting new clients
Hello, my name is Kat and I am an anxiety and trauma focused therapist. I support clients who have experienced any kind of anxiety such as generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, PTSD, low self-esteem, depression and/or any kind of trauma or abuse, such as physical, sexual, psychological, neglect, etc. I work from a gendered perspective with women and girls and those who identify as female only from the age of 14 and above. I work in an integrative way with clients using a phased approach to recovery. I will offer you the space to talk and be truly heard about matters that are causing you distress.
Hello, my name is Kat and I am an anxiety and trauma focused therapist. I support clients who have experienced any kind of anxiety such as generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, PTSD, low self-esteem, depression and/or any kind of trauma or abuse, such as physical, sexual, psychological, neglect, etc. I work from a gendered perspective with women and girls and those who identify as female only from the age of 14 and above. I work in an integrative way with clients using a phased approach to recovery. I will offer you the space to talk and be truly heard about matters that are causing you distress.
01924 975598 View 01924 975598
Photo of Lucy Nuthall, Psychotherapist in WF2, England
Lucy Nuthall
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified
Welcome to my page. I look forward to helping you establish your goal in therapy and working on how we can reach this together. I will then support you in your journey towards or achieving or maintaining improved mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Welcome to my page. I look forward to helping you establish your goal in therapy and working on how we can reach this together. I will then support you in your journey towards or achieving or maintaining improved mental health and emotional wellbeing.
07976 547323 View 07976 547323
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Mariya Naylor
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
I am a registered member of the BACP and work within their ethical framework and principles. I am also an Accredited Registrant member of the NCPS. I have been qualified for over 25 years. I offer one to one therapy with children aged 3 years upwards, young people and adults. I am an Integrative therapist but also a qualified and experienced psychodynamic practitioner. I work with younger clients through the medium of play and observational interventions. Filial therapy sessions are offered to enhance attunement between parent and child and the containment within that relationship.
I am a registered member of the BACP and work within their ethical framework and principles. I am also an Accredited Registrant member of the NCPS. I have been qualified for over 25 years. I offer one to one therapy with children aged 3 years upwards, young people and adults. I am an Integrative therapist but also a qualified and experienced psychodynamic practitioner. I work with younger clients through the medium of play and observational interventions. Filial therapy sessions are offered to enhance attunement between parent and child and the containment within that relationship.
0113 519 1860 View 0113 519 1860
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Paramount Therapy Center Limited
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
I work as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner. I have experience assessing and assisting people with mental health conditions and hidden disabilities within their workplaces. I have specialist knowledge and experience in Personality Disorder, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. I follow the BACP code of ethics. This means that I work with honesty, integrity, mission, and values. I offer Counselling and Psychotherapy on a short- and long-term basis using Person-centered therapeutic Approach. I work with Young People, Couple in Relationship, Families, Domestic Violence, SPIP.
I work as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner. I have experience assessing and assisting people with mental health conditions and hidden disabilities within their workplaces. I have specialist knowledge and experience in Personality Disorder, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. I follow the BACP code of ethics. This means that I work with honesty, integrity, mission, and values. I offer Counselling and Psychotherapy on a short- and long-term basis using Person-centered therapeutic Approach. I work with Young People, Couple in Relationship, Families, Domestic Violence, SPIP.
01274 240054 View 01274 240054
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Dr Christine Fiddler, Psychotherapy
PhD
1 Endorsed
Not accepting new clients
Hi - I'm Dr Christine Fiddler, PhD - a fully qualified and much experienced psychotherapist and hypnotherapist based in Wakefield. I see clients either face to face at Back in Action, Agbrigg Road, Wakefield WF2 6AF or through an on-line platform, such as Zoom. I operate to high standards and a strict code of ethics. I'm a Fellow of the National Council for Integrated Psychotherapists for whom I'm a Safeguarding lead and also sit on their Ethics Committee.
Hi - I'm Dr Christine Fiddler, PhD - a fully qualified and much experienced psychotherapist and hypnotherapist based in Wakefield. I see clients either face to face at Back in Action, Agbrigg Road, Wakefield WF2 6AF or through an on-line platform, such as Zoom. I operate to high standards and a strict code of ethics. I'm a Fellow of the National Council for Integrated Psychotherapists for whom I'm a Safeguarding lead and also sit on their Ethics Committee.
07723 483039 View 07723 483039
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Holly Bemrose
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
I am a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered practitioner who specialises in working with young adults, children and young people with a wide range of difficulties and challenges. I have experience of working within the NHS in both outpatient and inpatient hospital settings, as well as working within the private sector. I work in a warm, compassionate and person-centred way, to work towards your (or your child's) goals and reasons for therapy. You can visit my website for more information about me and the services I offer: www.drhollybemrose.com
I am a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered practitioner who specialises in working with young adults, children and young people with a wide range of difficulties and challenges. I have experience of working within the NHS in both outpatient and inpatient hospital settings, as well as working within the private sector. I work in a warm, compassionate and person-centred way, to work towards your (or your child's) goals and reasons for therapy. You can visit my website for more information about me and the services I offer: www.drhollybemrose.com
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Paul Robinson
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
Hi, my name is Paul Robinson, a psychotherapist and counsellor based in Preston, Lancashire. I have always enjoyed working with people, helping them to overcome their difficulties and distress and to develop and grow. People have always described me as "easy to talk to" and I use this as the foundation to the friendly, empathic and non-judgemental approach I offer to my clients. It is my sincere hope that the relationship we create together becomes the space in which we can explore the challenges and distress that brings you to consider seeing a therapist, and to then be able to move on in life in a much better way.
Hi, my name is Paul Robinson, a psychotherapist and counsellor based in Preston, Lancashire. I have always enjoyed working with people, helping them to overcome their difficulties and distress and to develop and grow. People have always described me as "easy to talk to" and I use this as the foundation to the friendly, empathic and non-judgemental approach I offer to my clients. It is my sincere hope that the relationship we create together becomes the space in which we can explore the challenges and distress that brings you to consider seeing a therapist, and to then be able to move on in life in a much better way.
01924 667367 View 01924 667367
Photo of Anna Settle, Psychotherapist in WF2, England
Anna Settle
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Wakefield WF2  (Online Only)
Do you feel like past events are affecting how you cope with life today? Do thoughts swirl around and around your head and you are unsure how to move on from them? Do you feel low, confused, anxious, upset - but you just have no idea why? If yes to these, I'm sure I can help you! Life can throw a lot of curved balls at us, and unfortunately it is not always easy to forget and move on. I am here to help you develop confidence around relationships and reflect on experiences to identify the hurdles holding us back.
Do you feel like past events are affecting how you cope with life today? Do thoughts swirl around and around your head and you are unsure how to move on from them? Do you feel low, confused, anxious, upset - but you just have no idea why? If yes to these, I'm sure I can help you! Life can throw a lot of curved balls at us, and unfortunately it is not always easy to forget and move on. I am here to help you develop confidence around relationships and reflect on experiences to identify the hurdles holding us back.
01924 979866 View 01924 979866
Photo of Victoria Northern, Counsellor in WF2, England
Victoria Northern
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
1 Endorsed
I work with adults and young people with various presenting difficulties such as anxiety, OCD, phobias, stress, trauma, depression, anger, loss, low self esteem, self harm, relationship problems and abuse. Counselling is a process people seek when they want changes in their life. It can help us to understand and have better clarity of our thoughts, emotions and behaviours. Let me ask you…Are you feeling stuck? Do you want to feel happier? Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are you feeling lost or hopeless? Are you battling with your inner critic? Do you want to heal from your past? If so let’s start your journey to discovering a new you.
I work with adults and young people with various presenting difficulties such as anxiety, OCD, phobias, stress, trauma, depression, anger, loss, low self esteem, self harm, relationship problems and abuse. Counselling is a process people seek when they want changes in their life. It can help us to understand and have better clarity of our thoughts, emotions and behaviours. Let me ask you…Are you feeling stuck? Do you want to feel happier? Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are you feeling lost or hopeless? Are you battling with your inner critic? Do you want to heal from your past? If so let’s start your journey to discovering a new you.
01484 627413 View 01484 627413
Photo of Kristian Shallcross, Counsellor in WF2, England
Kristian Shallcross
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Hi I’m Kristian a Counsellor based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. I offer face to face counselling as well as telephone and online counselling. I aim to provide a relationship where people can explore their thoughts and feelings, helping them make sense of them. I work with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, identity issues, abuse and loss. Sometimes people feel that something just doesn’t feel right. This might be a relationship issue or a behaviour they feel they want to change. I work with the past, present and the future, aiming to work at your pace.
Hi I’m Kristian a Counsellor based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. I offer face to face counselling as well as telephone and online counselling. I aim to provide a relationship where people can explore their thoughts and feelings, helping them make sense of them. I work with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, identity issues, abuse and loss. Sometimes people feel that something just doesn’t feel right. This might be a relationship issue or a behaviour they feel they want to change. I work with the past, present and the future, aiming to work at your pace.
0113 519 0384 View 0113 519 0384
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Lisa Colley
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Welcome to my profile. Starting therapy can feel draughting, yet it can be life changing. What brings you here? You may be seeking therapy for a myriad of potential reasons - I work with a range of personal difficulties and life events in a way which is tailored to you as an individual. Perhaps you are struggling with a bereavement or other losses, anxiety or depression, adverse life events, relational difficulties, stress, trauma, an illness or disability, or maybe you can't put your finger on why you feel unhappy/lost/distressed. I work collaboratively with you to understand your difficulties and find a way to move forwards.
Welcome to my profile. Starting therapy can feel draughting, yet it can be life changing. What brings you here? You may be seeking therapy for a myriad of potential reasons - I work with a range of personal difficulties and life events in a way which is tailored to you as an individual. Perhaps you are struggling with a bereavement or other losses, anxiety or depression, adverse life events, relational difficulties, stress, trauma, an illness or disability, or maybe you can't put your finger on why you feel unhappy/lost/distressed. I work collaboratively with you to understand your difficulties and find a way to move forwards.
01924 975609 View 01924 975609
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Wakefield & Ossett Counselling & Psychotherapy
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Are you facing lifes challenges like grief and loss including babies and children, anxiety, depression, phobias, relationship/couples issues , stress, work related issues, health problems etc. then I am here for you to listen and help you explore how to move forward in your life.
Are you facing lifes challenges like grief and loss including babies and children, anxiety, depression, phobias, relationship/couples issues , stress, work related issues, health problems etc. then I am here for you to listen and help you explore how to move forward in your life.
01924 927126 View 01924 927126
Photo of Claire Marshall in WF2, England
Claire Marshall
MA
Have you decided you would like some support and started to look into counselling and psychotherapy, but does the idea of sitting in a small windowless office whilst you explore your inner thoughts fill you with dread? Maybe outdoor therapy is for you? By being outdoors we can over come the intensity of being in a small office, it allows us to be side by side on your journey and creates a balance between us that can create a stronger therapeutic relationship. Being in nature you are surrounded by the cycles of our natural world and this can be incredibly useful during your own explorations of your cycles of behaviour.
Have you decided you would like some support and started to look into counselling and psychotherapy, but does the idea of sitting in a small windowless office whilst you explore your inner thoughts fill you with dread? Maybe outdoor therapy is for you? By being outdoors we can over come the intensity of being in a small office, it allows us to be side by side on your journey and creates a balance between us that can create a stronger therapeutic relationship. Being in nature you are surrounded by the cycles of our natural world and this can be incredibly useful during your own explorations of your cycles of behaviour.
07592 893374 View 07592 893374
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Jo Smith
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Hi. I'm Jo, a BACP registered Counsellor and Integrative Therapist offering face to face counselling in East Ardsley/ Tingley. I also offer online therapy UK wide. There could be many reasons why you are taking that first step to reach out for help. Perhaps you are struggling with anxiety? Maybe depression and low mood are keeping you from enjoying life to it's fullest? Perhaps you're experiencing difficulties in your relationship or finding it hard to overcome childhood trauma? Maybe it's something completely different? Whatever it is that is that has brought you here, you're not alone and I can help. As an experienced counsellor
Hi. I'm Jo, a BACP registered Counsellor and Integrative Therapist offering face to face counselling in East Ardsley/ Tingley. I also offer online therapy UK wide. There could be many reasons why you are taking that first step to reach out for help. Perhaps you are struggling with anxiety? Maybe depression and low mood are keeping you from enjoying life to it's fullest? Perhaps you're experiencing difficulties in your relationship or finding it hard to overcome childhood trauma? Maybe it's something completely different? Whatever it is that is that has brought you here, you're not alone and I can help. As an experienced counsellor
0113 519 1270 View 0113 519 1270
Photo of Alyson Wood Bsc (Hons), Counsellor in WF2, England
Alyson Wood Bsc (Hons)
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Finding the right therapist for counselling in itself can be a journey so thank you for taking the time to look through what I can offer you. I offer face to face sessions from my room in Wakefield and I can also offer telephone counselling. Please feel free to e mail me for any more information or call for an assessment.
Finding the right therapist for counselling in itself can be a journey so thank you for taking the time to look through what I can offer you. I offer face to face sessions from my room in Wakefield and I can also offer telephone counselling. Please feel free to e mail me for any more information or call for an assessment.
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Number of Counsellors in WF2

10+

Average cost per session

£50

Counsellors in WF2 who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
81% Depression
81% Bereavement
81% Self Esteem
75% Stress
69% Relationship Issues
69% Domestic Abuse

Average years in practice

7 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

60% Any/Out-of-network Insurance
20% Aviva
20% AXA PPP

How Counsellors in WF2 see their clients

94% In Person and Online
6% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
18% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in WF2?

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.