There are a number of resources to find qualified counsellors and therapists privately. These therapists will charge for their sessions, however, and it may cost substantially more than counselling and therapy provided by charities.
BACP – British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and UKCP – UK Council for Psychotherapy are organizations whose members have to meet certain professional standards. Their websites can be used to find qualified therapists in your area.
Sussex Counselling is a directory of counsellors in Sussex. You can search for therapists who are accredited with particular bodies (like BACP or UKCP) or who provide particular kinds of therapy, or are in a particular area.
Counselling Directory is a directory of counsellors in Sussex. You can search for therapists in your area who provide particular kinds of therapy and/or are a member of a professional body. Every therapist listed must send them copies of their qualifications and insurance cover or be registered with a recognised professional body.