Private Therapy in London

The private therapy services offered at The Awareness Centre include counselling, psychotherapy and psychology. Whether you want to work short-term on a problem that is currently troubling you, or need longer-term support to explore deep-rooted issues, our team of experienced private therapists can offer confidential support at a time that works for you. We work with individuals, couples, children and families.

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Our private counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists are all either registered or accredited with one or more of the following professional bodies:

Benefits of Our Private Therapy in London:

TAC offers private therapy across both London centres, in Clapham and Tooting. Our private therapists are highly experienced, providing exceptional care to all patients and specialising in specific issues so that you can benefit from a personalised approach to treatment.

  • Flexible private therapy session slots to suit your schedule
  • Highly-trained therapists with a range of different specialisms
  • Telephone, online and face-to-face sessions available
  • Over 100 specialists offering private therapy appointments at our London centres
  • Different approaches to therapy to provide support for a wide range of issues


To make an appointment to see one of our counsellors, psychotherapists or psychologists, please call 020 8673 4545 or email our team. We are open seven days a week.


Fees for private counselling and psychotherapy range from £65 – £175.

Fees for low-cost counselling are £40.

Refund Policy

Private therapists will have their own cancellation policy. If an unsuitable booking is made, you will be given the option to be referred on to another private therapist. The Awareness Centre has a no refund policy for the initial session booked. In the case of a booking error, a decision will be made by management on issuing a refund.

Book a private therapy appointment at one of our London counselling centres today.

Our Private Therapy Services in London

With private therapy, you can start to make sense of your issue and make the necessary steps to stop the symptoms having an impact on your day-to-day life. At TAC, our specialists have experience working with clients who are dealing with a variety of mental health challenges. With dedicated sessions, research and understanding, our therapists have helped hundreds of struggling individuals improve their lives and rediscover their positivity.

Therapy in London: Who Can We Help?

The Awareness Centre offers therapy services for everyone, from individuals and couples to families and groups. We believe in and strive for accessible therapy and counselling, and so we also offer a low cost service for those who wish to seek support but are on benefits or a low income. Our therapists, both fully trained and in training, can help clients with a number of different issues whether they are looking for long-term or short-term support.

Private Therapy in London: FAQs

What is private therapy?

Private therapy at our London centres is available for anyone seeking mental health support who does not, or does not wish to, fall into the low-cost therapy bracket. Typically, those who pay for private therapy can choose the focus, duration and frequency of their sessions. The private therapists registered with TAC have each had years of experience providing counselling support, and also tend to have areas of specialism. Whatever type of issue you are looking for support with, our experts can provide the confidential support you need.

Why does private therapy cost more?

Private therapy typically costs more due to the high level of service clients receive from the counsellors. Therapists and counsellors with their own private practice will have been required to undergo years of training and will also likely specialise in a specific issue.

At TAC we offer both private therapy and low cost therapy services to ensure we can provide support no matter what your financial situation is.

What are the different types of therapy?

A private therapist will be able to determine the type of therapy that will provide the best results for you, depending on your specific concern. Types of therapy typically covered at TAC may include behavioural therapy, cognitive therapy, humanistic therapy and integrative counselling.

What type of therapy is best for anxiety?

The most widely used therapy type for anxiety disorders is CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy). However, you will be able to discuss your specific issues with your private therapist to ensure CBT is right for you and will provide results. There are also other treatment types that therapists may choose to adopt for those who need help understanding why they suffer with anxiety.

What kinds of questions will I be asked during a private therapy session?

When it comes to private therapy, there are several different approaches to questioning that a therapist could take. While it will largely depend on your specific concern and the goals you set for your therapy sessions, typical questions you might come across include:

  • What do you feel is causing the problem?
  • How does your issue / your concern make you feel?
  • What makes you feel more positive?
  • What are you expecting to gain from therapy?
  • How would you generally describe your mood?

Is there anything I should not tell my therapist?

There are very few conversation topics off the table in therapy, and at TAC our private therapists work hard to develop and nurture close relationships with every client. After a few sessions you will likely feel very open about talking through your issues with your therapist, which should make the process even more valuable to you. One thing we do encourage clients to avoid is apologising for their emotions – quite often during therapy, clients will worry they are being too emotional or talking too much. This of course is not the case – exploring and understanding your emotions is exactly what therapy is about!

Book an appointment at one of our London centres today.