Specialist Insurance for Gestalt Psychotherapists
Gestalt Psychotherapist Insurance is designed to protect those that carry out the treatment as a profession. The policy includes a range of cover options including Professional Indemnity.
Professional Indemnity covers you against claims arising from not only what you do but also the advice you give. This protection means legal costs are covered if someone decided to sue you due to your negligence.
Public Liability is also included, providing protection against causing accidental injury or death to a member of the public or damage to their property due to the actions of your business.
With annual cover starting from just £45.81, our policy is designed to be competitively priced. It is quick and easy to get an online quote, all you need to do is follow the steps below.
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Why choose Protectivity?
Fast & Straightforward Process
We aim to make buying insurance easy, that’s why you can get a quote for our Psychotherapy Insurance policy and buy your cover in minutes.
250+ Activities Covered
You may carry out more activities than just gestalt psychotherapy, that’s why we provide cover for over 250 related activities.
Leisure & Therapy Industry Specialists
We’re one of the UK leading providers of insurance in the leisure and therapy industry, meaning our highly experienced team can provide the after-sales support you need.
Excellent Claims Handling
Our specialist claims handlers aim to deal with any claim you have, minor or serious, quickly, without causing disruption to your business.
What will be included in your policy?
Our insurance for gestalt psychotherapists provides the following benefits:
You can choose £1 million, £2 million or £5 million worth of Public Liability to cover you in the case of injury or damage to a third party or their property caused by your business’s actions. Public liability insurance for psychotherapists is hugely important.
In the event that you break or lose your trading equipment, up to £3,000 of cover can be incorporated into your policy to subsidise the cost of replacing the unusable items. These items could be anything that you specifically use for your insured activities.
Professional Indemnity Insurance for counsellors is also included as standard, meaning you will be protected for any advice that you give in a professional capacity should a client sue.
Monthly Payment Plans
We try to provide as much flexibility to our customers as possible. That is why we offer monthly payment plans, allowing you to spread the cost of your insurance over 10 months.
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Fantastic claims handling
We are committed to making our claims process as smooth and efficient as possible.
If you need to make a claim, just click the link below, select the relevant form and fill in the details and we’ll take it from there.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What does Gestalt Psychotherapy Insurance cover?
A. Our Gestalt Psychotherapy Insurance covers the following:
Public Liability will cover you for accidental injury or damage to a member of the public or their property caused by, or arising from, any treatment or therapy that you give during your business activities.
Professional Indemnity which will cover you for injury or damage caused by or arising from any tuition, verbal instruction or advice given by or on behalf of the Insured in respect of the activities contained within your business description.
The policy also offers Equipment Cover as an optional extra. This section of the policy will cover the cost of replacing your equipment because you accidentally damage or lose it.
Q. Why do counsellors need insurance?
A. As a counsellor you will need comprehensive business insurance that includes public liability, professional indemnity and professional liability. It will help cover you if you were sued for injury or damages caused to a third party or their property. Professional indemnity is also vital, as it protects you in the event that you are sued for any negligent advice you may be deemed to have given.
Q. Do you cover students?
A. No, our Therapist Insurance policy will only protect those who qualified in their chosen treatments. The qualification must be obtained by an accredited awarding body.
Q. Do you need to see my licence to operate?
A. No. While some therapy treatments will require you to obtain a licence from your local council, we do not require you to show us proof of this. If you’re not sure whether you need a licence to practice your chosen therapy, visit the Gov.UK website.
Q. Do you need to see my qualification certificates?
A. No. You will only need to produce your qualification certificate(s) in the event of a claim. When you purchase your insurance we will ask you to declare that you have a suitable qualification for the activity that you require cover for.
Further information on our policy
If you have any other questions regarding our Psychotherapy Insurance policy, then feel free to get in touch with our friendly team on 01494 887909. Our phone lines are open 9am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.
More information on what we can cover on this policy can be found on our FAQs page.