You can view informative videos about counselling and what to expect by clicking on the links below. These videos are also available on the BACP website: www.bacp.co.uk
Video: What is Therapy?
Video: What to Expect?
How do I find out more?
1. Get in touch by completing the ‘Initial Enquiry’ Form and sending via post or e-mail, or phone.
2. I offer a free consultation of 30 minutes.
An opportunity for us to meet and talk through your needs and see if counselling would be helpful. There’s no obligation to continue.
How many sessions?
If you wish to continue with further counselling sessions, we can discuss the timing and frequency that would suit your needs.
Sessions can take place in a variety of locations to accommodate your needs. Home visits may be an option. We would need to talk through the options.
Counselling via Skype is also available if appropriate. You would need a computer, internet connection and a webcam to engage in a video counselling call. Please ask if this is of interest.
How much does it cost?
An hour’s session costs £45
Are there travel costs?
Sessions can take place in a variety of locations and travel costs will be negotiated.
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