Fees and concessions
Full fee is £50.00 per 1 hour appointment. I offer an initial 20 minute telephone assessment session free of charge. After this session, there is no obligation for you to take up counselling with me. Discounted rates are also available for Trainee Counsellors and those on low income. Please feel free to ask.Payments can be made by bank transfer or cash. E-therapy is charged at a higher rate to allow for time taken dealing with any internet issues.
How many sessions?
This can vary, it is helpful to discuss in your first counselling session, and experience and research have found that generally, 6 sessions is the minimum needed for effective change to take place.
Where do sessions take place?
Preston- Weymouth, webcam, telephone and email appointments worldwide.
Will my Doctor be contacted?
No’ I am bound by BACP code of ethics and unless I have concerns of significant immediate harm to yourself or others, I will not disclose without your permission.
What will be expected of me?
There are no expectations just a hope for you to commit to yourself.
I don’t know if I could talk to you?
You might find it helpful and more reassuring to call me and voice your concerns, also the first session should help you decide whether you are going to feel enabled to speak openly with me.
How do I know counselling works?
We will complete regular reviews of our work together, you will be the best judge of whether the process is achieving the results that you hope for.
Talking is the key to the therapy process – Why is talking good for you?
What Kind of Problems Can Counselling Help With?
All Life Problems respond well to talking therapies, some specific examples are: