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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

Luis Andrade
I am a Clinical Psychologist and a registered member of HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) and OPP (Portuguese Psychologists Association). I have over 10 years of experience working as a Clinical Psychologist. My professional experience is diverse, ranging from inpatient to community settings. I have experience with depression and mood-related disorders (Bipolar), anxiety disorders (e.g., Social Anxiety, Panic Disorder), and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders. I have also experience with trauma and stress-related disorders, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders, as well as with long-standing and treatment resistant mental health difficulties, including Personality Disorders (Borderline Personality Disorder, amongst other Personality Disorders). I am available to work short or long term with clients, taking into consideration the different levels of complexity of different difficulties and presentations. I provide Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy interventions, including the “third wave” CBT approaches (such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), as well as schema-therapy based interventions (used generally with treatment-resistant and long-standing difficulties). Every intervention I offer is tailor-made to the individual client’s needs. If you have any queries at all about what I offer, please feel free to send me a message. I am happy to help.
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Emma Jenkinson (she/her)
Hello. As a counsellor/psychotherapist, I am committed to choosing a therapeutic approach that works best for you, and view the relationship between us both to be crucial in facilitating whatever changes you want to make. I know that shopping around and finding the right fit is important before investing money, time and emotional energy - and so I'm always happy to have a brief informal chat before you commit to any sessions. I work with a variety of presenting issues, and am happy to work with you for short-term or long-term therapy. I am LGBTQIA+/GSRD (Gender, Sexuality and Relationship Diversity) allied, sex positive and body positive. I also have lived experience of Autism and ADHD and keep up to date with research and services around neurodivergence. I have previously counselled children from age 5 upwards in school settings, and with parents in a post-natal depression charity. Prior to my counselling career, I worked in the arts and education sectors, supporting people of different ages and abilities to explore and express themselves - which it seems is something of a passion of mine. My arts training and background mean that I'm not averse to bringing creativity into the therapeutic relationship if appropriate. ** Note: Please message to check availability before purchasing a session. Thank you **
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Steve Kirby
I have been practicing as a therapist for 20 years; working initially with substance misuse within a community addictions programme. I then spent three extremely challenging but rewarding years working in a residential drug and alcohol rehab. I have also worked for Cruse Bereavement Care, in a GP surgery and for two years taught on an undergraduate counselling course at the American University in Richmond, Surrey. For the past twelve years I have worked part-time in a psychiatric hospital, providing both individual psychotherapy and running therapy groups on both the addictions programme and the general psychiatric programme. Alongside this I have developed and maintained my own private practice. In my spare time I enjoy reading, music, cinema, running, travel and cooking.
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Andrea Gavin
A warm welcome to my profile, For me, therapy can benefit everyone. It offers the potential for a metaphorical spring clean or MOT, space to process, reframe and recalibrate or rehearse the possible. Importantly, it can provide holding during those difficult life experiences. Psychotherapy, enables us to understand our relational ties and dynamics and step towards our relationships with fresh eyes. I love that therapy gifts us a helicopter perspective, a zooming out and shift in viewpoint. Across the years, I have been fortunate to build vast experience working with clients and patients in the NHS, at Bupa, within universities and also private practice. My ethos, is that therapy needs to be 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. My journey into psychotherapy happened by chance - through my work as a translator - I discovered the transformative power of psychotherapy programmes in street projects in Brazil. This took me on a new path leading to a psychology degree and professional training in psychotherapy completed in 2008. Every year I complete new training and in 2017 completed training in online counselling. I am also trained to work with metaphor, images, words and other creative means in therapy. This can offer another layer to my work - it is also great for bypassing any inner critic or censor. As a psychotherapist, we are required to undertake a client journey ourselves - this is across many years. Undoubtedly, this helped shape my approach to my work - exposing me to working with body (concepts like character armour/self-protection), Psychodynamic (attachment and relational bonds), Gestalt (foreground/background and flow) and TA approaches (drivers, dynamics). I am an integrative psychotherapist - I look at how things regulate together or indeed where there is incongruence. Together we might explore pressure or choice points in your life or way of living within the context that human beings have a natural tendency for balance and wholeness (i.e. self-regulation) . Naturally, this happens when the right conditions are there - not dissimilar to growing plants - sunshine and water being essential. Clients' inform me that I am compassionate, warm and honest. I am also told they appreciate my ability for gentle and/or direct challenge as/when we agree this as an approach. In my practice I work with emotions ranging from connecting to these, labelling feelings and expressing them in a choiceful way. I am able to work with apathy as well as depression. I have experience of working safely with anger, fear as well as excitement and joy. Also, I am able to draw on basic CBT concepts to work with worry, anxiety and panic. I have accompanied individuals through their journey with grief and loss, adjustment at different stages of their lives. I have interest, experience and specialist training in working with emotional intensity in relationships and associated experiences such as gaslighting, power and control dynamics and domestic violence. I also have experience of working with families of prisoners. In addition to supporting clients and patients I have supported therapists in training through therapy during training as well as clinical supervision and reflective practice. I am interested in emotional and psychological well-being, personal development and growth, polarity work with emotions, motivation/goal setting, relational bonds and trauma. My availability can change so do please message me for my current availability. I hope this provides a glimpse at how I work and who I am as a therapist. Naturally, do reach out for more info. Andrea
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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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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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Steven Ricou
I am a fully qualified and BACP registered integrative counsellor with my core approach being Person Centred. This means that I work to understand your experience from your perspective. I will gently enquire about what is troubling you and support you to coming to a conclusion about how you would like to resolve your issues. The approach can help you to reconnect with your inner values and sense of self-worth, this will enable you to find your own way to move forward and progress. As an integrative counsellor I will also use techniques from other approaches to help you from time to time. These techniques are selected with you in mind, to help further your empowerment. For the past 10 years I have been a Lead Keyworker working with clients on the Autistic Spectrum with secondary and higher education settings. Since 2018 I have been working in a local hospice as a volunteer bereavement counsellor.
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Richard Dennison
I left school and home as soon as I could, not having enjoyed my life in the family. It was a number of years before I recovered from this experience. I therefore fully appreciate the benefits that therapy has to offer. I qualified in 1999 as a Gestalt therapist and have worked in primary health care (NHS), for Mind and Rethink and now in private practice. I have gained a wide experience of working with individuals and couples which combined with my own experiences have enabled me to help facilitate the development of clients I see. I work in a manner that seeks to empower and enable people to find their own way and make decisions for themselves. We are beings that relate to others and to our environment, this is an emphasis that is offen looked at in detail, especially in long term work. Short term problem solving or grief counselling is offen more focused work upon a small number of issues.
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Emma West
Hi my name is Emma. I have a non medicalised approach to counselling which means I see mental wellbeing - how we think, feel and behave - as being the result of people's life experiences [What's happened to you?] rather than as a medical diagnosis [What's wrong with you?]. 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. Because I believe information and understanding can go a long way to resolving problems I often use psycho-education in sessions this starts with understanding the natural ['Monkey brain'] reactions 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, low self esteem, sleep problems, and which also identifies potentially useful solutions for you to try out. Potentially useful solutions include 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 have specialist experience and knowledge of disability, discrimination, health, carer, student, LGBTQIA2S+, and gender dysphoria issues, and lived experience of carer issues and rare disability. If you have a hearing impairment we can use captions on Zoom. Please just get in touch if you have any other access requirements. Finally, I'm experienced in doing long and short term work - even one off sessions - having worked in a variety of different settings including 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 counselling GPs and trainee doctors [via Employee Assistance Programmes], and private individuals. NB 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 and/or I can create a session slot for you.
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Kim Tapper
My name is Kim Tapper I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I have been a fully qualified counsellor for over 25 years . I am registered with the B.A.C.P and I am listed on their approved register. I take a person centred approach, which is the belief that we can can all find the answers and solutions to our problems from within ourselves . However I will use other approaches when required as with CBT when working with clients struggling with anxiety. My experience has been both working with adults and teenagers from a variety of different backgrounds and in a variety of settings I specialise in anxiety and stress, . anger management and depression, and relationship and communication issues, I also cover a wide range of other issues which include bereavement and loss, self esteem issues, family problems with separation and or divorce, domestic violence, and remaining child hood issues and traumas. I am committed to providing the best possible care for each client and will work in the way that suits each individual . I also currently work as a support worker with autistic children in a school setting , so have an understanding of the issues and problems this can bring into the family environment. I attend my own regular supervision sessions, which is a a requirement of the British Association of Counselling and I adhere to their code of ethics.
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“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”
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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.