What is Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy?

This kind of therapy enables you to express and resolve difficult life problems and feelings. You will have a safe space and a confidential setting to talk through your problems and come to understand them more fully. Through the relationship with the therapist, talking, using memories, dreams and feelings, your immediate and long-standing concerns and relationships can be explored.

Also, the process of understanding present perceptions, expectations and unhelpful repeated patterns of behaviour can often reveal how they are related to past experiences. The supportive, understanding relationship with the therapists will help to facilitate this awareness and enable you to work towards resolving your difficulties. 

We also offer other models of therapy – MBT, DIT


How Do I Begin?

You start with an initial consultation with an experienced therapist where you can discuss your emotional needs and concerns, the location of the therapist and the fees.

Following this initial consultation there are a number of possible outcomes:

  • individual long or short term psychotherapy
  • couple and family therapy

Arbours Therapists

Our psychotherapists are all registered practitioners with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). They come from a variety of cultural and language backgrounds and are sensitive to issues around sexual identity, ethnicity and disability.up-arrow20px


Fees for individual psychotherapy are charged on a sliding scale: 

Low fees £35 – £45 subject to therapist availability

Medium fees £50 – £55

Full fees £60 plus

up-arrow20pxFees for Couple/Family therapy are discussed with the qualified therapist.

Making an Appointment

You can make an appointment for an initial consultation by telephoning or texting our psychotherapy service administrator on : 07909 981 917 or by emailing psychotherapy@arboursassociation.org. You can also, if you wish, complete the on-line enquiry form giving your contact details and we will email you a referral form.up-arrow20px

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