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What Is Counselling?

Counselling “offers you a safe, confidential place to talk about your life and anything that may be confusing, painful or uncomfortable. It allows you to talk with someone who is trained to listen attentively and to help you improve things” BACP


Is Counselling and Therapy an Instant Cure?

It normally takes a few sessions for you to become aware of changes and improvements in your life. Sometimes counselling and therapy can initially be quite difficult but rest assured that I will strive to ensure that you will be in a safe place at the end of your session.


Does Counselling and Therapy Work for Everyone?

Different people will get different results from their therapy experience. Recent studies from the International Centre For Clinical Excellence showed that 80% of clients in Counselling and Therapy end up better off than those who didn’t seek help.

What Are The Different Types of Therapy and Counselling Available?

Counselling and Therapy come in many different ‘flavours’. Research by the International Centre for Clinical Excellence found that the type of counselling or therapy clients received made the smallest contribution to a successful outcome.


What Questions Should I Ask When Looking For a Counsellor or Therapist?

The following are some of the questions to ask a Counsellor/Therapist as recommended by the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).


   How many sessions will I have?

   What type of therapy do you offer?

   How much will it cost?

   What happens if I miss a session?

   What happens if I want to take a holiday, will I still have to pay?

   Will the counselling be confidential?




"Individuals are made fully into people through the meeting between them..."


- Buber