What should people look out for when seeking professional help from a therapist or counsellor?

This question may or may not work well but I thought I would make a page to collect some information and give it a try! This article was published on the BBC website in November 2021 and could be used as the basis for a key question. If anyone has a better question than the one above having read it, please do get in touch!

Mental health: Unqualified therapists exploiting vulnerable patients https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-59162715