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As we are experiencing a high demand for Psychotherapy Assessments, we are temporarily closing our service to new enquirers while we arrange Assessments and Referrals for those who have already made enquiries.  

We are sorry not to be able to offer you an Assessment appointment at the moment.

We expect to reopen in the New Year, and we will post an update here when we have more information about the timing.

Thanks for your patience,

The Referrals Team


Finding a psychotherapist for you

We have a Referrals Service to place you in therapy with a Bowlby Centre psychotherapist at our “Standard Fee” rates, or at “Low Cost” or “Blues Project” fee levels for those whose personal circumstances make it hard to access psychotherapy for financial reasons.
The first step is to offer you an Assessment for Psychotherapy appointment to think with you about your therapy needs.
If you would like to arrange an Assessment, please download the documents listed below 1-5, and return the completed application form to us by email or post (details in the application form).

  1. Covering Letter
  2. Background Information
  3. Application-Form
  4. General Enquiries Form
  5. Feedback and Complaints Form

If you would like to contact us to find out more about our Referrals Service, please email
If you prefer to telephone, call 07825 128267 to leave a short, clear voice-mail message with your name and your telephone number, and someone will contact you as soon as they are able to do so.

How much will it cost?

Fees for the Bowlby Centre psychotherapists start from around £40 per session. Many psychotherapists will expect to charge more – some may charge less in some circumstances. Some of our psychotherapists operate sliding scale fees, others have fixed rates.

We have a low cost therapy project – The Blues Project.
There is a fee for the initial Assessment appointment, set between £35 and £100 depending on your financial circumstances.

photoYellow Heart Trust Funding

In some cases, a grant towards the cost of your psychotherapy may be awarded by our strategic partner the Yellow Heart Trust. Please visit their website for further information.

“The Yellow Heart Trust is delighted to have become a strategic partner with The Bowlby Centre, to help with the inspiring work at the heart of the Bowlby mission. I sincerely hope that deserving applicants will benefit from the financial help that the Yellow Heart Trust can provide, particularly for those suffering from issues related to addiction and/or trauma.”
Philip Robinson, Director, Yellow Heart Trust