Overcome life’s challenges


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Our UK online therapy will assist in your journey of self-discovery

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Hassle-free therapy from the comfort of your own home


No travel, no waiting rooms, and no accidental encounters. Just a comfortable, enriching call between you and your therapist.

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Access to licensed, qualified and experienced therapists, counsellors and psychologists

  • High definition, real-time video
  • Secure, private and confidential
  • User-friendly platform
  • Secure and Private video sessions
  • GDPR and HIPAA compliant
  • Data encryption and firewall technology
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Secure, Private and Confidential

  • Secure and Private video sessions
  • HIPAA compliant and user friendly platform
  • Data encryption and firewall technology
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Sessions at short notice

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  • Same-day or next-day therapy dependant on therapist availability
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Effective and proven results

  • Research supports the effectiveness of online therapy
  • No difference in results when compared to in-person visits
  • High rate of client satisfaction
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E-Therapy is a UK online counselling and therapy platform


  • Meet experienced practitioners over high-quality private calls.
  • Get to the root of your problems at an affordable cost and with high convenience.
  • Start your journey to better health and happiness today.

How E-Therapy online counselling works


After you have registered, the steps to start therapy could not be simpler:

Browse therapist profiles

Our therapists and counsellors will tell you about themselves through their profiles. Choose somebody you think might be a good fit for you. You can filter the list of therapists by the problem you are experiencing or the therapy type you would like to try.

Book an Appointment

Choose a time that works for you. We charge a standard, affordable rate for all sessions, and payment can be made by debit or credit card at the time of book.

Meet your therapist

Log in at the time of your appointment, click “Join”, and meet your therapist/counsellor. They will guide you through your first session.

Why choose E-Therapy?
Proven results
Research supports the effectiveness of online therapy (also known as e-counselling services).

Studies find no difference in effectiveness when compared to in-person visits

Find out more here.

Private online therapy can be effective for depression, anxiety, distress, PTSD, stress, and many other conditions.
Feel relaxed with an experienced therapist
Our therapists come from a range of backgrounds, from clinical psychology to more spiritual-based practices, but all are qualified by BCAP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

We look for therapists and psychologists with 10+ years of experience and masters level education.
Multiple therapy options
With E-Therapy you will have access to many therapy types, including behavioural therapies (CBT and DBT).

Many people try multiple therapy types before they find the best one for them. Don’t let that stop you from starting: with E-Therapy, you can change easily. Your first therapist can help you choose.
Complete privacy
E-Therapy employs encrypted video calls with firewall technology. Your comfort and security are our priorities.

Our e-counselling services conform to the highest standards of data protection, and are compliant with GDPR, HIPAA and HITECH regulations.

PRICING

Pay-per-visit. No subscriptions or membership fees


We want talking therapies to be available to everyone. By building an online platform, we can offer a more affordable service without compromising quality.

Unlike most other online counselling platforms, our pricing structure does not demand an inflexible subscription. We can however still offer discounts for those looking for multiple, ongoing sessions.

25 minute session

£35.00

5 x 25 minute Sessions

£160.00 (£32.00 each)

50 minute session

£65.00

5 x 50 minute Sessions

£300.00 (£60.00 each)

The most cost-effective way to access therapy

When you are ready to purchase your sessions, please book through your selected therapist's profile.

Online therapy is not appropriate for life-threatening situations or emergencies.

For emergencies please go to your nearest emergency department or call your relevant emergency service number. E-therapy does not offer crisis counselling or emergency services.

MEET OUR THERAPISTS

Tim Harvard-Sweeting
I'm a fully qualified person-centred psychotherapist/ counsellor/ coach based in Mounts Bay, West Cornwall. I was trained by world-leading experts at the University of Nottingham and I work with all sorts of people with all sorts of conditions. I mainly work online with international clients, but also provide my services face-to-face in the local area. Find out more at: https://harvardtherapy.co.uk. Person-centred therapy works well with all types of condition and all types of person. It is the specialism that suits all conditions:) And it is as individual as you are.
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Richard Abbott
I use evidence-based psychotherapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance Commitment Therapy, as well as incorporating concepts of mindfulness into therapy sessions. I follow a integrative, person-centered approach whereby the client is actively involved in determining the therapy process. I work with individuals and couples on a variety of issues including: Substance abuse Anxiety Depression O.C.D Infidelity Couples conflict and communication issues ​Originally from New Zealand, I have studied and worked in a number of locations throughout the world. Each new place brings with it new challenges with opportunities to learn and grow. Having originally studied in the UK I subsequently spent time in Europe and Canada before moving to Hong Kong to complete my postgraduate education in psychology and counselling at The University of Hong Kong and Monash University Australia respectively. ​I have a passion for environmental and humanitarian work, most recently focusing on refugees and asylum seekers in Hong Kong. As the psycho-social program coordinator at the Christian Action Center for Refugees, I managed a team of volunteer therapists and provided psychological support to clients suffering from trauma, PTSD, anxiety and depression. I am a graduate member of the Hong Kong Society of Counselling and Psychology, a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychology, an international member of the Association for Addiction Professionals and a qualified SMART Recovery Facilitator. Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Middlesex University, UK. Postgraduate Certificate of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong, HK. Master in Counselling, Monash University, AUS.
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Lynda Pabari
Hello, My name is Lynda, a post-graduate Integrative Psychotherapist, and specialist in trauma. My passion is restoring safety, peace, and wholeness to individuals experiencing the effects of stress and trauma. Seeing individuals transform and master their challenges is enriching. I help adults, and young people, who are in the process of becoming who they truly are, to be centred and fulfilled. My dedication is to bringing back healthy self-esteem, connectedness, and aliveness. I know that no single approach is right for every individual and I have trained in several methods, including relational gestalt, attachment therapy, somatic trauma therapy, and eco-therapy. I apply the latest neurobiology research for the best results. Feel to send me an initial message to make contact and find out more.
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Andrea Gavin
Welcome to my profile, I am passionate about ensuring therapy is accessible, flexible and tailored to each persons individual needs. I have a love of culture and languages having been raised cross culturally in England and Portugal and my interest in psychology started when I was a translator for Street Projects based in Brazil. I completed my professional training in Integrative Psychotherapy in 2008 and chose this form of therapy as it adopts the view that as human beings we are naturally geared towards self-regulation (balance/wholeness) when the right conditions are in place. I have predominately worked in the NHS, Well-being services and higher education supporting people who have experienced low mood, depression, worry, anxiety, panic as well as supporting people through relationship challenges such as domestic violence, affairs or divorce. Similarly, I work with grief , work related difficulties and other life transitions such as pregnancy, childbirth or other life changing events. Prior clients tell me I am compassionate, honest, culturally sensitive and down-to-earth in my approach. In addition, I have managed therapeutic teams and services supporting trainee counsellors and therapists working towards accreditation. I am currently completing my training in Counselling for Depression which is an innovative development in counselling and psychotherapy and focuses on emotional issues underlying depression as well as internal processes such as low self esteem. Areas I have experience and interest in are: - emotional and psychological well-being - personal development - sadness, sense of feeling stuck, lack of motivation and drive to include clinical depression - physical health, isolation and anxiety Do feel free to message me to explore availability as I have flexibility for daytime, evening and weekend sessions (UK timezone).
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Ruth Leaney
I am a qualified psychodynamic psychotherapist (BACP registered) offering individual on line and telephone counselling to adults, the work can be short term or on-going. My way of working involves thinking about the link between past and present experiences, such as your relationships or how you respond to situations in your life.There could be patterns of behaviour that you have become stuck in and unaware of. There may be something specific that you are struggling with or a general feeling of unhappiness where feelings and thoughts are troubling you and have become overwhelming. I offer a non-judgemental space where we can explore whatever you bring together, at your own pace and in a way which feels safe. Having this space to recognise and make sense of your experiences can lead to positive change, more freedom and self awareness.
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Emma West
Hi my name is Emma and I have been working solely as an online therapist since 2017. So if you are looking for an experienced therapist with specialist online training please get in touch. My background of working at the BBC and being a writer means I have a lot of experience of putting people at ease and developing a good rapport. I aim to offer a warm, friendly approach to counselling, which most importantly includes listening without judging. So whatever you are struggling with - stress, low mood, anxiety, low self esteem, relationship issues, loss, anger, trauma - I will support you in exploring what is going on, help you work out what you would like to change, and work with you to find ways to make those changes. I also have specialist experience and knowledge of disability, health, carer, student and gender dysphoria issues. I have lived experience of rare disability and carer issues [I have a disabled teenager]. I have plenty of experience of doing long and short term work - even one off sessions - via a variety of different services: a low cost counselling service, in the NHS taking referrals from the local Depression and Anxiety service, for an NHS Specialist Gender Identity Clinic [for individuals thinking about, or in the process of, transitioning], and at the University of Exeter, as well as privately online. As well as doing a lot of listening I use a variety of approaches/techniques in sessions to help you make the changes you want to make, for example: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy [which is about recognising and challenging unhelpful thinking], mindfulness [which is about being in the here and now / accepting thoughts], breathing techniques, and writing exercises - these are just some examples - really it's just a question of finding what works for you. I also use 'psycho-education' which can help you to understand the natural ['Monkey brain'] responses we have when life has been or is difficult. To this end I've developed a series of mind maps to help explain common issues eg anxiety, depression and low self esteem, common problems eg sleep issues, and which also identifies potentially useful solutions for you to try out. Please message me if you'd like a session on a day/time that doesn't look available on my calendar because I could have availability on other days/times.
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Ellie Mackay
Hi I am Ellie and I am a highly experienced and qualified psychotherapist who is based in Hull, East Yorkshire and over the years I have helped a wide range of clients who have experienced different issues. I am a facilitator of change, and just like scaffolding, I support my client while the delicate restorative work is ongoing. The aim of this process is to help you explore the cause of the issues, support you while you make the necessary adjustments, and then arm you with your own inner resources to continue your recovery journey. I use the key techniques of Gestalt psychotherapy: symbolic work, two chair work and dream work in a deeply empathetic way. This is not an exhaustive list, but here are a few of the symptoms that I have helped people with over the years. • Struggling to carry out day to day activities • Finding it hard to cope • Lack of confidence • Relationship issues • Struggling to getting up in the morning • Worrying thoughts & feelings • Overthinking • Catastrophizing (Expect the worst will happen) • Confidence & relationship issues. • Dealing with a very severe critic • Low self esteem • Childhood trauma • Difficult relationships • Addictions • Depression • Anxiety • Panic • Grief • Trauma surrounding childbirth, miscarriage & post-natal depression My practice embraces diversity in all its forms and I work keenly with people of all gender identities, sexualities, abilities, ethnic backgrounds, age groups, etc. My choice of profession has been born out of a fundamental desire to help heal people. My mission is to turn my passion for change into supporting my community and a world that I want my own family to grow up in. The work I do is more than just a job to me. It draws upon my natural strengths and has been finely tuned over many years of theoretical and practical experience. My work is also underpinned by my own programme of self-care and continued personal and professional development, to make sure you receive the most dedicated support possible. I really would love to help you and I provide a nourishing safe and non-judgemental holding space, so you have nothing to worry about. Why not book an initial session to see if you think my approach suits you?
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Ashley Horsley
I have worked in the field of mental health for over twenty years and I do this work from a place of love, passion and vocation. As well as a thorough and in-depth professional training I also bring the important often difficult learnings from life, relationships, parenting, loss, ageing: any such central components of being alive. My central thrust is towards connection, authenticity and trust: to offer this and thus encourage the same from you. I create a safe space in which you can feel ready to unburden yourself from the weight of whatever you are carrying alone. Whether it is your anxieties and fears or your anger and dissatisfaction; whether it is haunting trauma or crippling self-doubt: whatever it is I am there to accompany you on the journey to the bottom of it. The work is all about communication and expression, through listening to your story and through working with your body where so often tension is trapped and tormenting. The timing of your arrival in therapy is always the right timing: when your need wells right up to the surface and sends you to me I am here. It is vitally important that we do not feel locked away in solitary confinement; that hope, trust and safety are accessible human resources found in contact with others. As your therapist I will work hard to sustain or recover these for you.
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Harvey Lidstone-Lane
My name is Harvey and I am a counsellor working in central and west London. I am fully qualified and a registered member of the BACP. I am available to work short or long term with clients. I currently work for Here for you Counselling, a therapy service I started in 2016. My approach to counselling is integrative, meaning I use a combination of therapeutic models and techniques. These include, but are not limited to; Person-centred therapy, CBT, Psychodynamic, Gestalt, Transactional Analysis and Mindfulness practices. I find that working this way allows me to structure my work around each individual client. My philosophy being that everybody is unique and responds to the therapeutic process in their own way. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, abuse, stress, relationship problems, low self-esteem, low confidence, bereavement, existential crisis, phobias, anger issues and many more. I have worked with a wide diversity of clients, however I have particular experience working with adults aged 18-35. Whatever your present situation I am here to help explore your various life challenges and improve your state of mind.
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Paula Charnley
I'm a person Centred Counsellor and offer Counselling via video link or phone. My Counselling experience is in diverse issues; bereavement, relationship breakdown, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, dealing with chronic illness and all issues which hold us back in life. I believe that we know when we want to make some changes in our life and, that is a great time to reach out for support. This is your opportunity to be heard and validated without judgement for whatever you would like to talk about in a session. As a qualified Yoga Teacher I am particularly interested in the Mind-Body Connection. So in a Counselling session I may offer you a breathing or grounding exercise to help with anxiety or to deal with intense emotions. My practice is based upon the Ethical Framework of the BACP where confidentiality, integrity & mutual respect are at the forefront. I would like to work together with you to support you in reaching your potential. I lived for many years in the Netherlands & have returned to my area of birth in North Staffordshire.
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Quotes of the day

“Life is not what it's supposed to be. It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference”
Virginia Satir
“Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily”
Thomas Szasz
“Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you”
Erich Fromm
“Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality”
Erich Fromm
“One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king”
Abraham Maslow
“We fear to know the fearsome and unsavoury aspects of ourselves, but we fear even more to know the godlike in ourselves”
Abraham Maslow
“Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery”
Wayne Dyer
“One of the huge imbalances in life is the disparity between your daily existence, with its routines and habits, and the dream you have within yourself of some extraordinarily satisfying way of living”
Wayne Dyer

Our online therapy philosophy


The goal of E-Therapy is to provide the best private online therapy in the UK, delivering emotional, psychological and behavioural therapies to improve the quality of life for those across the country and worldwide.

The problems we set out to solve


Owing to the complexity and difficulties of our everyday lives, there is a rising demand for these therapeutic services in order to help with our emotional, psychological and physical difficulties.

Sadly, stress, depression and anxiety are now common symptoms of our fast-paced modern times.

We also know that not everybody has the time or resources to find a suitable therapist, and attend face-to-face sessions. Additionally, the stigma of experiencing and dealing with emotional and other difficulties may also prevent those who would benefit from therapy or counselling from using the traditional approach.

We firmly believe that having access to therapy from the comfort of your own home, office, or wherever you choose can help with the problems outlined.

How we strive to help you


We are passionate about helping people live peaceful, joyful and harmonious lives. We also understand that this progress is constantly hindered by the complexities of daily living.

For therapists and counsellors, E-Therapy is a secure, confidential and effective platform through which they can deliver psychological and behavioural therapies. And because it is an online medium, our experienced therapists can reach out to a wider audience.

We strongly believe that with the appropriate guidance, a significant proportion of the population in the UK and across the world can be in a better position to deal with life’s complexities and not feel exhausted or overwhelmed in the process. We strive to improve the quality of life of our clients and assist them in achieving happiness, prosperity and fulfilment through the best online mental health services possible.


Our mission statement


Assisting mankind in the alleviation of psychological and emotional conflict, thereby enabling humanity to progress a step further in its quest for fulfilment, purpose and happiness, in essence creating a more sustainable and harmonious world.