If you’re are considering psychotherapy or counselling, you may have some questions. If they’re not answered below, please give me a call or send an email.
Are you working face-to-to face?
Yes, In Malvern at the Beacon Clinic WR14, on Mondays and Wednesdays daytime.
Do you work online or by phone?
Yes, I use Zoom for online sessions and zoom or phone for telephone sessions
There is no need to download the software from Zoom. I shall send out an email invitation via Google calendar. The email will include a link to the scheduled meeting. Please make sure your (Google) calendar is set to GMT timezone.
Do you offer an initial free session?
I offer a free initial 15 minutes phone or zoom ‘meet & greet’ session where you can ask me questions about how I work and if I am the right Therapist for you.
What can you expect at the first session?
We meet for 50 minutes at a mutually convenient time. This gives you a chance to find out more, ask any questions and talk about why you have chosen counselling. Everything we talk about is confidential.
How long does therapy take?
If you wish to continue after the first session, then we meet for 50 minutes once a week or a fortnight. The number of sessions varies depending on what you want to talk about. We can decide during the first couple of sessions how we want to work. I can offer a short-term over an agreed number of sessions or long-term with a more open-ended approach.
How can you make an appointment?
You can make an initial appointment by calling me on 07913 248941, or from the contacts page.
How long will you have to wait for an appointment?
Normally, I will be able to offer you an appointment within a week of you contacting me.
How much will it cost?
50 minute Sessions are £65
Do you work with Insurance Companies?
Yes I do. Insurances Accepted: Bupa, WPA, Aviva
What is the cancellation policy?
When booking an appointment, you are reserving my time to be exclusively with you. I work on the condition that you will pay the full fee for any session that is missed, or cancelled less than 48 hours in advance.
I do not offer emergency support and I cannot guarantee my availability to you outside our agreed session times. If you are in danger in any way, please contact the Emergency Services on 999 or 111, your GP or the Samaritans on 08457 909090.
Where am I located?
I am based in Malvern, WR14 at the Beacon Clinic.