How to use your private healthcare insurance

If you would like to use your private healthcare insurance to pay for your therapy, the first step of the process is to contact your private medical insurance company and check that your policy covers you to receive clinical therapy. You can then contact our Reception Team, on 020 8673 4545 or email:, who will refer you into see one of our therapists who is a healthcare provider.

You will need a referral from your GP to see the named therapist at The Awareness Centre and then your insurance company will provide you with a pre-authorisation code.

The Awareness Centre is a healthcare provider for: Aviva, AXA PPP, BUPA, BUPA International, Cigna, Pru-Health, Simply Health and WPA.

Our therapists offer support for a wide range of issues and use a number of approaches to therapy.

The Awareness Centre also provides Anger Management Therapy, Bereavement CounsellingChild & Adolescent CounsellingLGBT Counselling and Multilingual Counselling.


£65-£130 depending on your insurance policy and therapist’s fee


All our therapists are fully qualified, registered and fully insured. We are sure that you will be able to find someone to support your needs.

Call us on 020 8673 4545

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What people say

Just over 2 years ago, I had an inkling that I was struggling emotionally when my GP referred me (and my actively comforting death-wish) to TAC, and to the rather revelatory Caz Binstead. I’ve been working with Caz once a week ever since and, put in very simple terms, she’s given me the secure space to try out being my emotional self (initially, having come to realise that I had one at all) and, ultimately, the beginnings of a deep bedrock of understanding from which to let my whole self fly. …
Anon. (female), 45 years

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Our Therapists

Our counsellors and psychotherapists are either registered with BACP (The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy), BPS (British Psychological Society), COSRT (College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists), FDAP (The Federation of Drug & Alcohol Professionals), HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council), UKCP (The UK Council for Psychotherapy ), UKRCP (United Kingdom Register of Counsellors/Psychotherapists) or AHPP (UK Association for Humanistic Psychology Practitioners).