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FAQs

Is counselling for me?

If you're struggling with a particular situation or experiencing a general sense of things not being quite right, talking to a trained therapist and exploring how you're feeling, can help.

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How long will I need counselling?

I will work with you for as long as the work is helpful and useful, and we can review this as we go along. You don't need to commit to a certain number of sessions, and we can discuss ending therapy when the time is right for you.

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How much does counselling cost?

Each online or in-person session is £50. Payments can be made online prior to the session.

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Can my sessions be paid for by my employer/insurer?

Yes, I am happy to work with you and any third party to process payment for sessions.

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How long is a counselling session?

Each session is 50 minutes long.

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How often will we meet?

I will work with you on a weekly basis.

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Where will we have counselling sessions?

We can meet online using Zoom or in person in a private therapy room in Reading.

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What's the cancellation policy?

You can cancel free of charge up to 48 hours before your scheduled session.

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Will you give me the answers/solutions I need?

No, I won't give you any 'fixes', but I will support you in finding your own answers and making any changes that are right for you.

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Will I need to fill in any paperwork?

I have a simple contact details form that you would complete at the start of our work, along with a contract outlining how we're going to work together going forward.

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Will you tell anyone what I have told you in sessions?

Our work is confidential unless I think you or someone else is at serious risk. I meet with a supervisor who supports me with client work but anything I share will be high level and your anonymity will be protected.

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How soon can you see me?

I am taking on new clients so please get in contact, and we can go from there.

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Do you have insurance?

Yes, my insurance is with Oxygen.

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What counselling qualifications do you have?

I have a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and I'm a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychology (BACP).

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