Frequently Asked QuestionsIs it confidential?
What is shared is confidential the only exception being if there was the possibility of harm to yourself or others where I may be obliged to share information with other helping agencies.I also take my work to professional supervision where identities are not revealed.
How much does it cost?
My fee is £65 a session.
How long does therapy take?
This depends on each person,their needs and what they want.I offer long and short term therapy . Long term therapy does have a beginning, a middle and an end and we would regularly review our work together keeping in mind the original intention.
What happens when I go on holiday?
I have a policy about all cancellations that allows two non chargeable sessions in a year that includes holidays and illness. I am also happy to reshedule when possible so that it is rare that I need to charge for missed sessions.I also let you know my own holiday dates in advance and take up to 8 weeks per year.
I need to know some specific personal information about the therapist I am going to work with?
The initial consultation is an opportunity to ask me questions and I would share personal information if requested and it was helpful to you .
How do I know that the therapist works in a safe way?
I work under the UKCP Code of Ethics which can be seen on request.