How much do you charge?

Face to face session 45
Online session 45
Telephone session 45
Sessions are 60 minutes.

Before committing to any counselling sessions I suggest an initial session. This gives an opportunity for you ask questions, to discuss what you would like to get from counselling, how I can support you and to see if you would like to go ahead. An initial meeting will last up to 60 minutes.

Initial face to face session 25
Initial online session 25
Initial telephone session 25

I provide my bank details prior to the start of counselling, and ask that payment is made by bank transfer before each session.

What about Covid-19?

The counselling room I work from is spacious, has been risk assessed and is cleaned after each client session.

I can provide a clear visor in the counselling room to those clients who prefer to continue to protect their face.

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How do I know if counselling is right for me?

If you are uncertain about taking the first step, I am happy to offer a free, informal and confidential chat on the phone.

I will listen to what you would like to get from counselling and if I feel I am unable to help you I can refer to you another counsellor or service that might be better suited to meet your needs.

Where do you work?

Morley is 10km south-west of Leeds city centre and surrounded by Gildersome, Drighlington and Churwell, and a short drive from the M621 and M62.

Online via video conferencing - I use Zoom and work from my therapy room for clients who prefer to work this way.

Telephone working from my therapy room.

Who can access my service?

Referrals can be made by individuals; GP’s; employers and local services.

Do you work with trainee counsellors and student counsellors?

Yes, and I offer fee concessions for trainee and student counsellors - please get in touch for a chat.

I understand from first hand experience the demands on a student counsellor.

How do I know sessions are confidential?

I am bound ethically to provide a confidential service. I will not discuss what you talk about in our sessions with anyone else.

As part of my ethical commitment to my profession I attend monthly supervision. My supervisor also works in a confidential setting. I may discuss client work at supervision however I will not give my supervisor any identifying client information.

If I believe someone is in danger of serious harm I may need to break confidentiality in accordance with the BACP ethical framework, this would be discussed with client and supervisor.

How many sessions will I need?

Every client is different and individual. Some will stay for a couple of sessions and some much longer term - for weeks or months. There is no right or wrong, or set format. We can discuss together what may help you, and regularly review your progress.

When are you available?

I work day times and evenings, and with mutual agreement can offer some weekends. I am usually able to offer a convenient time within a week of an enquiry, please ask.

I have other questions - please can you help?

Yes, please feel free to contact me for an informal chat.

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