Frequently Asked Questions

Is 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.