You can search for a psychotherapist using our Members Directory or if you prefer we can help identify an appropriate psychotherapist for you through our Referrals Service. Based on your individual situation (e.g. your locality, type of therapy preferred) you will be offered two or three names of therapists whom you can contact.
This service can also help with selecting a supervisor.
We offer a confidential consultation with an experienced WMIP psychotherapist to anyone wishing to explore whether psychotherapy could be helpful to you. It provides an opportunity to ask questions about psychotherapy and to talk about yourself and the reasons that you are considering psychotherapy.
The consultation will last for up to an hour and a half and costs £75 (More about what to expect from psychotherapy in our FAQ section)
If the decision is reached that you would benefit from and wish to proceed with psychotherapy you can be referred to a WMIP psychotherapist in your area. Ongoing sessions are conducted at regular times, at least once a week, and last for 50 minutes. Fees are arranged between you and your psychotherapist.
WMIP has a number of reduced fee places each year for those intending to pursue a full intensive psychotherapy and who are on low incomes."
Referrals will be made to a WMIP psychotherapist in an advanced professional training on the following basis:
Should there be any doubt as to whether psychotherapy is the best option for the applicant, advice can be given about possible alternatives.
If you would rather complete a printed form you can download our Referral Request Form (pdf) and post it to:
1174 Stratford Road
Birmingham B28 8AQ