What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is a general term that is used to describe the process of treating psychological disorders and mental distress by the use of verbal and psychological techniques.

How can Psychotherapy help me?


A trained psychotherapist can offer an environment in which you can: express your feelings gain a deeper insight into the issues you face.


Psychotherapy sessions are confidential. This means that you can talk about things you might not feel be able to discuss with anyone else.


The therapist will aim to help you find better ways to cope, or bring about changes in the way you think and behave to improve your mental and emotional wellbeing.


Psychotherapy sessions can be one-to-one include a partner or family members in a group.

How many sessions will I have?

Psychotherapy can be short or long term. The number of sessions will depend on you, your therapist, the type of therapy and the depth and complexity of the issues you want to resolve. It is unusual for therapy to last for less than six sessions. Some types of therapy may last for two years or more.

If you would like to contact one of our team of highly experienced Psychotherapists then please visit our Collective page for all details.