FAQ

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Image of a hand with figures floating above itLike all professional counsellors I do not push my own personal, or religious, agenda on you. I am here to help you work out what you want to achieve and how you might get there.

Image of a clock and a diaryI am available Monday to Saturday. I can make an appointment to see you between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Image of street signsThe number of sessions depends on the nature of the presenting issues and the needs of the individual client.

Image of multiple expressions on a child's faceI know what it’s like, from personal experience, to be very wary of the counselling process and of individual counsellors. I also know what it’s like to say, “I don’t want to go down a dead end.” Some people find the counselling experience can be fraught with disappointment.

Image of a pencil and a medical formYes. Skype is a perfect medium by which that can be done. Feel free to talk to me about how that can be arranged.

Image of canned goods with the words depression, anxiety and stress written on themI am open to varying my fees dependent on individual circumstances. Particularly in cases where a longer term counselling relationship is necessary or if you are facing challenging financial circumstances. Please feel free to raise your concerns regarding these issues at any time.

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Seeing a counsellor can be quite challenging and daunting, especially the first appointment. As such, the first session is a getting to know each other time. It is a time for you to talk about your main concern. This can involve sharing your frustrations, disappointments, failed attempts, or confusion regarding your presenting problem. I believe it is important that you leave the first session with real hope and an understanding of the possibilities regarding a way forward.