So how do you find a therapist, and how do you find the right one for you?
In the UK, the first places to look would be the therapist directories held by the main registration and accreditation bodies, for example the BABCP, BPS, UKCP and NCS. Outside of these bodies there are directories such as Psychology Today, Timewith, and Counselling Directory. I have blended together both counselling and psychotherapy bodies there, and there are many more I could add to this list. For now though I wanted to be brief and hopefully give you some quick links for where to loo.
I noticed quite a helpful article from Esther Perel this week which has some helpful questions to ask yourself when choosing a therapist. Have a look at it here:-