Counselling in West London, London

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Larysa Kelembet
Counsellor, MSc, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
West London, London W5
I have been working in Mental Health since 2001 supporting adults with mental health conditions such as Anxiety, Depression, Eating and Personality Disorders. I have gained understanding of the complexities of these illnesses and the difficulties clients are going through in the processes of treatment and recovery. The therapies I use refer to human optimisation, health promotion, prevention and treatment of psychological problems. As a therapist, I use approaches that best suit clients and their individual needs. I aim to enable clients to explore their issues and take actions in order to bring positive changes into their lives.
I have been working in Mental Health since 2001 supporting adults with mental health conditions such as Anxiety, Depression, Eating and Personality Disorders. I have gained understanding of the complexities of these illnesses and the difficulties clients are going through in the processes of treatment and recovery. The therapies I use refer to human optimisation, health promotion, prevention and treatment of psychological problems. As a therapist, I use approaches that best suit clients and their individual needs. I aim to enable clients to explore their issues and take actions in order to bring positive changes into their lives.
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Simon Chu
Counsellor, MUKCP
Verified Verified
West London, London W10
Do you find yourself repeating patterns of behaviour that lead to the same unhappy outcome time after time? Are you ever overwhelmed by negative thoughts, feelings or beliefs that stop you moving on in your life? Is the voice of your own inner critic sometimes so loud that you are stricken by panic or frozen with fear? Maybe you are alone or part of a couple and longing for intimacy that never comes? If any of these experiences ring true, I can give you the support you need to find the direction and meaning that has gone missing from your life.
Do you find yourself repeating patterns of behaviour that lead to the same unhappy outcome time after time? Are you ever overwhelmed by negative thoughts, feelings or beliefs that stop you moving on in your life? Is the voice of your own inner critic sometimes so loud that you are stricken by panic or frozen with fear? Maybe you are alone or part of a couple and longing for intimacy that never comes? If any of these experiences ring true, I can give you the support you need to find the direction and meaning that has gone missing from your life.
020 4524 3191 View 020 4524 3191
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Karen Simpson
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
West London, London W1W
There are times we may find ourselves with more questions than answers. There are the big questions, 'what is the meaning of life?' 'or Why am I here?' Perhaps you are stuck with '...and what now?'. When faced with life's difficulties, counselling helps to make meaning of and process painful life experiences. I have worked with children, young people & adults for over 12 years with Issues such as loss and grief, anxiety, depression, relationship & family breakdown, self-harm, abuse, poor self-esteem, trauma, spirituality, harmful sexual behaviour, and identity.
There are times we may find ourselves with more questions than answers. There are the big questions, 'what is the meaning of life?' 'or Why am I here?' Perhaps you are stuck with '...and what now?'. When faced with life's difficulties, counselling helps to make meaning of and process painful life experiences. I have worked with children, young people & adults for over 12 years with Issues such as loss and grief, anxiety, depression, relationship & family breakdown, self-harm, abuse, poor self-esteem, trauma, spirituality, harmful sexual behaviour, and identity.
020 7078 9410 View 020 7078 9410
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Isabelle von Oppen
Psychotherapist, PsychD, ACP
Verified Verified
West London, London W9
I am a psychoanalytic child and adolescent psychotherapist working with children, teenagers, young adults (0 -25 years) and parents. I am invested in providing an emotionally supportive thinking space, using an integrative and adaptable way of working that is tailored to each individual’s or family’s needs and emotional pace. I aim to facilitate the capacity to deepen an understanding of oneself within the context of a safe therapeutic relationship, enhancing emotional resilience. I am currently working part time in an NHS clinic that specialises in trauma as well as an adolescent (12-25yrs) psychotherapy clinic.
I am a psychoanalytic child and adolescent psychotherapist working with children, teenagers, young adults (0 -25 years) and parents. I am invested in providing an emotionally supportive thinking space, using an integrative and adaptable way of working that is tailored to each individual’s or family’s needs and emotional pace. I aim to facilitate the capacity to deepen an understanding of oneself within the context of a safe therapeutic relationship, enhancing emotional resilience. I am currently working part time in an NHS clinic that specialises in trauma as well as an adolescent (12-25yrs) psychotherapy clinic.
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Orri
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
West London, London W1W
Orri is an online and in person Specialist Treatment Service for individuals aged 16 and over who are looking for support with eating disorders and co-occurring conditions (such as depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, etc). We offer a programme package which includes a blend of daily group therapy, mealtime support, individual weekly therapy, dietetic support and occupational therapy support. We take a personalised, stepped approach to treatment so that every person’s programme is appropriate to their individual needs and evolves with them over time.
Orri is an online and in person Specialist Treatment Service for individuals aged 16 and over who are looking for support with eating disorders and co-occurring conditions (such as depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, etc). We offer a programme package which includes a blend of daily group therapy, mealtime support, individual weekly therapy, dietetic support and occupational therapy support. We take a personalised, stepped approach to treatment so that every person’s programme is appropriate to their individual needs and evolves with them over time.
020 3917 4529 View 020 3917 4529
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Shifaa Healing Hearts & Minds
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
West London, London W10  (Online Only)
Shifaa, fittingly means 'healing.' With nearly a decade of experience in the mental health sector across private, NHS, and voluntary settings, I provide evidence-based counselling techniques tailored to your unique needs and goals. I prioritise genuine, trusting relationships as the foundation for healing and growth. Drawing from Person-Centred Therapy, I focus on your unique experiences and strengths, creating a safe space for you to explore and understand your emotions, thoughts, and experiences. I also incorporate object relations theories, examining how your early relationships impact your current emotional life.
Shifaa, fittingly means 'healing.' With nearly a decade of experience in the mental health sector across private, NHS, and voluntary settings, I provide evidence-based counselling techniques tailored to your unique needs and goals. I prioritise genuine, trusting relationships as the foundation for healing and growth. Drawing from Person-Centred Therapy, I focus on your unique experiences and strengths, creating a safe space for you to explore and understand your emotions, thoughts, and experiences. I also incorporate object relations theories, examining how your early relationships impact your current emotional life.
020 7078 8658 View 020 7078 8658
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Lisa Markwell
Counsellor
Verified Verified
West London, London W1G
Are you struggling to communicate with your partner? Feel like your partner doesn't understand you? Do you wish you could turn the clock back to happier times in your relationship? Many couples face difficulties in their relationship at some time or other, and this can often be a stressful experience, leaving one or both partners feeling hurt, lonely or rejected. Relationship counselling can help you re-connect with each other, reduce conflict in the relationship, and regain the closeness and intimacy you once had.
Are you struggling to communicate with your partner? Feel like your partner doesn't understand you? Do you wish you could turn the clock back to happier times in your relationship? Many couples face difficulties in their relationship at some time or other, and this can often be a stressful experience, leaving one or both partners feeling hurt, lonely or rejected. Relationship counselling can help you re-connect with each other, reduce conflict in the relationship, and regain the closeness and intimacy you once had.
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Poonam Mehta
Psychotherapist, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
West London, London W1H  (Online Only)
As an integrative psychotherapist, I use different combinations of therapeutic tools and approaches to suit individual needs. ‘Integrative psychotherapy’ is a more progressive form of therapy than traditional singular forms of psychotherapy, drawing elements from different schools of thought to make it a more flexible and inclusive form of treatment that’s suitable for a wide range of emotional health issues.
As an integrative psychotherapist, I use different combinations of therapeutic tools and approaches to suit individual needs. ‘Integrative psychotherapy’ is a more progressive form of therapy than traditional singular forms of psychotherapy, drawing elements from different schools of thought to make it a more flexible and inclusive form of treatment that’s suitable for a wide range of emotional health issues.
020 3322 7924 View 020 3322 7924
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Dr Tanya McDonnaugh
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
West London, London W4
My name is Dr Tanya McDonnaugh and I am an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist (DClinPsy). Being human can be a wonderful experience, full of joy and connection, but it can also be overwhelming, bewildering, and exhausting. I am experienced at assessing, and treating most psychological, emotional, behavioural and relationship difficulties, big and small. You might be struggling with a specific problem like anxiety or low mood, or maybe you just have a sense that you aren't functioning at your best. Perhaps you have noticed difficulties in relationships, with your self-esteem, or in your ability to manage your emotions.
My name is Dr Tanya McDonnaugh and I am an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist (DClinPsy). Being human can be a wonderful experience, full of joy and connection, but it can also be overwhelming, bewildering, and exhausting. I am experienced at assessing, and treating most psychological, emotional, behavioural and relationship difficulties, big and small. You might be struggling with a specific problem like anxiety or low mood, or maybe you just have a sense that you aren't functioning at your best. Perhaps you have noticed difficulties in relationships, with your self-esteem, or in your ability to manage your emotions.
07498 205173 View 07498 205173
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Tim Thomas
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
West London, London W11
MA; IGA(memb.); UKCP. Many years teaching at Goldsmiths College as well as conducting psychotherapy training groups at Tavistock Couples Counselling, and patient groups at Hillingdon Hospital and Chelsea & Westminster Hospitals. Individual work for depression/anxiety, work related issues, mentoring (member of Association of Management Education), couples, perplexity. Also see Groups Online.
MA; IGA(memb.); UKCP. Many years teaching at Goldsmiths College as well as conducting psychotherapy training groups at Tavistock Couples Counselling, and patient groups at Hillingdon Hospital and Chelsea & Westminster Hospitals. Individual work for depression/anxiety, work related issues, mentoring (member of Association of Management Education), couples, perplexity. Also see Groups Online.
020 4524 2898 View 020 4524 2898
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Dr Georgina Sergi
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
West London, London W1W  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Gina, a London-based Senior Clinical Psychologist, registered with the HCPC and BPS. With over eight years of experience in the NHS, I specialize in complex mental health difficulties, anxiety disorders, and neurodiversity. My therapeutic style is integrative, meaning that I will tailor my approach to your needs using a variety of evidence-based approaches including CBT, CFT and ACT. I also offer Autism diagnostic assessments using the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview- Revised (ADI-R).
Hi, I'm Gina, a London-based Senior Clinical Psychologist, registered with the HCPC and BPS. With over eight years of experience in the NHS, I specialize in complex mental health difficulties, anxiety disorders, and neurodiversity. My therapeutic style is integrative, meaning that I will tailor my approach to your needs using a variety of evidence-based approaches including CBT, CFT and ACT. I also offer Autism diagnostic assessments using the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview- Revised (ADI-R).
020 3817 7717 View 020 3817 7717
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Jamie Bloch
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
West London, London W3
My name is Jamie (she/her). I moved to London from Toronto to further my education in counselling and psychotherapy. I'm a compassionate integrative counsellor, trained psychodynamically, who consistently provides a safe, supportive, therapeutic environment where my clients feel comfortable sharing their innermost thoughts and feelings. By maintaining an empathic, trauma-informed stance, I create a space where clients can feel held. By bringing unconscious thoughts and feelings into conscious awareness, clients can learn to better understand themselves.
My name is Jamie (she/her). I moved to London from Toronto to further my education in counselling and psychotherapy. I'm a compassionate integrative counsellor, trained psychodynamically, who consistently provides a safe, supportive, therapeutic environment where my clients feel comfortable sharing their innermost thoughts and feelings. By maintaining an empathic, trauma-informed stance, I create a space where clients can feel held. By bringing unconscious thoughts and feelings into conscious awareness, clients can learn to better understand themselves.
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Dr Saf Buxy
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
West London, London W1G
I'm a Psychotherapist, Social Behavioral Mentor, Dual Diagnosis Clinician and Addiction Professional.  I work collaboratively with my clients through issues such as trauma, anxiety, depression, addiction and empowerment by implementing appropriate therapeutic modalities and evidence based psychological interventions.
I'm a Psychotherapist, Social Behavioral Mentor, Dual Diagnosis Clinician and Addiction Professional.  I work collaboratively with my clients through issues such as trauma, anxiety, depression, addiction and empowerment by implementing appropriate therapeutic modalities and evidence based psychological interventions.
020 3667 9216 View 020 3667 9216
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Nadir Mohamed
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
West London, London W6
I have over ten years experience of working with children, adults and families, aiming to help people explore challenging situations or relationships, toward understanding how particular difficulties have risen and help you work through this time. I specialise in complex mental health and support individuals and families who have been affected. I have seven years experience working with children and teenagers who have Learning Disabilities and issues relating to school. I also see clients for various other struggles and work collaboratively to explore what is behind their anxiety, depression and to build self-esteem.
I have over ten years experience of working with children, adults and families, aiming to help people explore challenging situations or relationships, toward understanding how particular difficulties have risen and help you work through this time. I specialise in complex mental health and support individuals and families who have been affected. I have seven years experience working with children and teenagers who have Learning Disabilities and issues relating to school. I also see clients for various other struggles and work collaboratively to explore what is behind their anxiety, depression and to build self-esteem.
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Nicholas Rose & Associates
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
West London, London W4
Need to find the right person to talk to? If you have only just started to look for help you maybe feeling confused or even overwhelmed by the choice of therapies and therapists available - we understand and are here to help. We offer you a warm and friendly welcome from a selected team of expert therapists who bring an outstanding breadth and depth of experience and knowledge in both the in-person and online private talking therapies. Our team includes counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists and EMDR practitioners to ensure you can find the right therapist for what you need right now.
Need to find the right person to talk to? If you have only just started to look for help you maybe feeling confused or even overwhelmed by the choice of therapies and therapists available - we understand and are here to help. We offer you a warm and friendly welcome from a selected team of expert therapists who bring an outstanding breadth and depth of experience and knowledge in both the in-person and online private talking therapies. Our team includes counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists and EMDR practitioners to ensure you can find the right therapist for what you need right now.
020 7167 2663 View 020 7167 2663
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Paul Huntingford
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
West London, London W12  (Online Only)
Are you struggling to feel happy in yourself, and feel like everything you try to make yourself feel better isn’t working? Perhaps things you do may be causing distance between your friends and family yet you don’t know how to stop. Your work life, food and exercise routines may feel out of control, or that they’re running your life. All this can leave you feeling isolated, alone and grasping for unattainable goals. On the outside, things may look OK but inside you feel empty, with no sense of who you are and who you want to be.
Are you struggling to feel happy in yourself, and feel like everything you try to make yourself feel better isn’t working? Perhaps things you do may be causing distance between your friends and family yet you don’t know how to stop. Your work life, food and exercise routines may feel out of control, or that they’re running your life. All this can leave you feeling isolated, alone and grasping for unattainable goals. On the outside, things may look OK but inside you feel empty, with no sense of who you are and who you want to be.
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Daska Hatton
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
West London, London W11
Come home to yourself. Allow the mind to calm and the body to soften and release. Who are you underneath the noise of the world?  What needs to be heard today and on what level? For over 25 years, I have assisted people in profound transformation through bodywork and psychotherapy. As I am trained in Integrative Transpersonal Psychotherapy, the Alexander Technique and Craniosacral Therapy, my work can help to identify and resolve pain and discomfort, whether manifesting in the body, mind, or more usually a combination of both. Where, after all, do your thoughts and feelings occur if not in the body?
Come home to yourself. Allow the mind to calm and the body to soften and release. Who are you underneath the noise of the world?  What needs to be heard today and on what level? For over 25 years, I have assisted people in profound transformation through bodywork and psychotherapy. As I am trained in Integrative Transpersonal Psychotherapy, the Alexander Technique and Craniosacral Therapy, my work can help to identify and resolve pain and discomfort, whether manifesting in the body, mind, or more usually a combination of both. Where, after all, do your thoughts and feelings occur if not in the body?
020 3871 8332 View 020 3871 8332
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Anna Dafna
Psychologist, MA, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
West London, London W1W  (Online Only)
I am an award-winning ADHD, executive function, NLP coach, qualified teacher, and psychologist. I coach neurodiverse (ADHD, ASD, dyslexia) children, adolescents, adults, educational institutions and organisations working with neurodiverse groups globally. Specialism: self-belief, esteem, awareness, acceptance, compassion, confidence, happiness, academic, professional, business performance, communication, leadership, social skills, efficiency, productivity, organisation, time management, planning, prioritisation, task initiation, goal-directed persistence, focus, memory, emotional control, empowerment, inspiration, motivation.
I am an award-winning ADHD, executive function, NLP coach, qualified teacher, and psychologist. I coach neurodiverse (ADHD, ASD, dyslexia) children, adolescents, adults, educational institutions and organisations working with neurodiverse groups globally. Specialism: self-belief, esteem, awareness, acceptance, compassion, confidence, happiness, academic, professional, business performance, communication, leadership, social skills, efficiency, productivity, organisation, time management, planning, prioritisation, task initiation, goal-directed persistence, focus, memory, emotional control, empowerment, inspiration, motivation.
020 8106 5615 View 020 8106 5615
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Adamantia Kriezi
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
West London, London W5  (Online Only)
We are going through some very challenging times when past issues might re surface and current problems can become overwhelming. My focus is to offer a safe and confidential space where we can think together about what is troubling you and explore the underlying reasons and ways of managing better. Some difficulties may be long standing and would benefit from longer term therapy offering a slower pace but deeper understanding. Other difficulties might require a brief but targeted approach focusing primarily on the 'here and now' self management and support. Either way, it all starts with a conversation.
We are going through some very challenging times when past issues might re surface and current problems can become overwhelming. My focus is to offer a safe and confidential space where we can think together about what is troubling you and explore the underlying reasons and ways of managing better. Some difficulties may be long standing and would benefit from longer term therapy offering a slower pace but deeper understanding. Other difficulties might require a brief but targeted approach focusing primarily on the 'here and now' self management and support. Either way, it all starts with a conversation.
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Maggie Monney - www.iamlovedcounselling.com
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
West London, London W7
As a certified Person-centred therapist and counsellor, I use a pluralistic a approach to help my clients start their journey of self-discovery, to find their true voice, and empower themselves to follow their path courageously and meaningfully.
As a certified Person-centred therapist and counsellor, I use a pluralistic a approach to help my clients start their journey of self-discovery, to find their true voice, and empower themselves to follow their path courageously and meaningfully.
020 3727 5826 View 020 3727 5826

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in West London, London

1,000+

Average cost per session

£80

Counsellors in West London, London who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
88% Depression
85% Relationship Issues
84% Self Esteem
80% Stress
69% Trauma and PTSD
64% Bereavement

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

71% Aviva
60% AXA PPP
57% Vitality

How Counsellors in West London, London see their clients

76% In Person and Online
24% Online Only

Gender breakdown

74% Female
25% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in West London, London?

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 Therapist 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 Therapist 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.