Counselling is a ‘talking therapy’ and provides a safe and non-judgemental environment to discuss and explore their feelings and problems. It is a process to explore things in more depth and bring about change and often closure. A counsellor is not there to fix problems but to empower you and support you in the changes and seek solutions to reconcile or find ways of coping. Each session is unique and tailored to each individual and their needs.
There are various methods I provide:
Face to face counselling: This is the most common form of counselling. Sessions are booked at a time and day that suits you and frequency will be discussed following the first session. Sessions are one hour and cost £35.00 (SEE NOTES RE: CORONAVIRUS)
Couples Counselling: Sessions are arranged to suit your schedules and are a way of working through issues in the relationship and often to help remain amicable following a separation. It is not always about remaining together. Sessions are held face to face and are one hour in duration at a cost of £55 and frequency will be discussed at the first session. CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE AS I AM UNABLE TO ADHERE TO THE 2 METER RULE FOR BOTH PARTIES. ONLY ONE PARTY.
Telephone Counselling: This is more suitable to some clients and a helpful alternative, sessions are arranged at a time that suits you, I will call you. Materials may be sent via email to support you. Sessions are one hour and cost £35 and payment is required by bank transfer 24 hours prior the session
Children's Counselling: Age 11 to 16 Sessions are 60 minutes they are a standard £35 the parent can stay however the child often opens up more if the parent is not present. The first session often the parent stays 15 minutes or so or the whole session if a child is anxious however it depends on the individual child?
Walk and talk therapy: Weather permitting for clients who present with high anxiety and don't like closed spaces it is possible to use the beauty of the surounding area to walk and talk, this will be discussed at the assessment session and contracted with confidentiality etc. Sessions are one hour and £35 as per counselling
Zoom online therapy: Online therapy is available by appointment, sessions are £35 per hour and fees are payable 24 hours prior to the session by bank transfer. Parents may wish to use this so support their children at University or if you are in another part of the country?
A selection of issues where CBT could be beneficial:
- OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Behaviour)
- Domestic Violence
- PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
- Eating Disorders
- Pain Management
- Bereavement and Loss
- Sleep Disorders
- Relationship issues