WPF Therapy is a leading charitable provider of talking therapies or psychological therapies.
When you have problems or are in distress it can help to talk to somebody. Your therapist will not tell you what to do or give advice, but will help you explore and reflect on your life and relationships and make your own choices.
WPF Therapy, established in 1969, is the largest charitable provider of counselling and psychotherapy in England.
WPF Therapy is also a leading provider of training for counsellors and psychotherapists and offers a wide range of courses for those wishing to find out more about counselling; undertake a training or augment their existing professional skills and qualifications. Many of our courses lead to accreditation or registration with either BACP, UKCP or BPC.
Training, qualifications & experience
WPF Therapy is an organisational member of both the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy). Our clinical service is accredited by BACP. On graduation or trainees gain accreditation with BACP or registration with either UKCP or BPC, dependent on the course taken.
Member organisations *
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling we deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Serious physical illness
Counselling older clients
Counselling for carers
Counselling for clergy
WPF Therapy is a charity and receives no government funding. To make therapy affordable for everyone, regardless of ability to pay, we operate a sliding scale of fees. This means that people on higher incomes are asked to pay higher but realistic fees so that we can cover the costs of our clinical work with people on lower incomes.
To register for an Initial Consultation there is a non-refundable charge of between £50 and £110, depending on income band. All therapy fees, apart from CBT, are calculated according to income bands. For individual, long term therapy the minimum fee is £40 per session and the maximum is £80. For individual short term therapy the minimum fee is £60 per session and the maximum is £90. Group therapy fees are charged monthly, with a minimum fee of £82.08 and a maximum of £184.68. There is a flat rate of £75 per session for CBT. Please consult the WPF Therapy website (www.wpf.org.uk) for a comprehensive explanation of the clinical fees.
Fees for training courses vary according to the course and can be found on the website.