Frequently Asked Questions
If you have come directly to this page, I hope that the following brief questions and answers are helpful. More detailed information is included on the previous pages.
Who Can Benefit?
All types of individuals can benefit from therapy. Many first approach me when they are experiencing a crisis or have suffered a trauma. Others ask me for help because they feel unfulfilled and unable to make progress in their lives. Some people seek support because, even though they feel happy with their lives, they are looking to deepen their self-awareness.
How Long Will I Need?
It very much depends on the issues and difficulties you're encountering. We'll be able to discuss that within your initial session, which is free of charge. After that the decision is entirely yours.
Some people have specific problems that can be addressed within a 6-8 week consultation period. Others may need a longer period of support, to explore experiences and relationships from their past - to understand, properly, how these things are affecting their present, as they begin to find answers, and make changes.
How Much Does It Cost?
My fees for therapy are £50 per session for individual therapy and £60 per session for couple therapy. I offer a limited number of concessionary places for those on low incomes.
Can I Be Sure of Confidentiality?
I will treat the content of our sessions as confidential, as outlined in the professional Code of Ethics of my governing body (UKCP). You may consider letting your GP know that you are having therapy, particularly if you are taking medication or you are experiencing physical symptoms of which your doctor is not yet aware.
What Do I Do Now?
If you would like to know more, please feel free to contact me by 'phone or email. I will be happy to discuss your individual needs. Alternatively an initial assessment meeting can be arranged, without commitment, so that you can meet me and make a considered choice as to the options available to you.
Telephone: 01159 291470
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org