Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the initial cost for a consultation session?

My fee is £60.00 per 50-minute session.

I offer a reduced fee for students at £50.00 per 50 minutes

What are the continued costs for each counselling session?

The continued fee for each session will be agreed at our consultation session and can be reviewed throughout the process.

How many counselling sessions am I likely to need?

Initially we agree upon contracting to work for 4 sessions with a continuous review every 4 sessions after. The counselling process is ongoing for as long as you feel it is supporting you with your mental wellbeing.

Some clients may only require a few sessions while other clients continue for several years with difficult traumas to process and recover from.

How do I know you are the right counsellor for me?

It takes courage to decide to engage in the counselling process and my focus is to help you to alleviate any discomfort or suffering you may be experiencing from your past or present life events, or internal difficulties. Helping you to get back to well-balanced, emotional regulator systems.

Each counsellor has a unique approach to working. My approach is very compassion focused. I encourage my clients to take a mindful approach to life. Learning to process what is going on in the here and now. To reflect on their self-discoveries as we explore what was and what could be your way forward now.

What are your qualifications and how do you keep me safe?

I qualified as an Integrative Counsellor in 2012 and continue to keep up to date with research and continued professional development.

I have completed training in Compassionate Compassion Focused Therapy and continue developing specialist training in this area.

I am a registered MBACP (Accred) which is my governing body and I commit to working in line with their ethical framework for good practice which includes regular contact with my clinical supervisor to work to a high standard of practice.

My intention is to provide a safe and held environment as we work together to build up trust, maintain respect and enable you to continue to learn more about yourself and make significant changes to feel growth and acceptance.

I am fully insured and hold an enhanced DBS certificate.

What hours do you work?

Monday 2.30 pm – 5.00 pm Online

Tuesdays 9.15 – 12.45 pm Face to face appointments
Tuesdays 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Online appointments

Wednesdays 9.30 am – 6.30 pm Face to face appointments

Thursdays 1.15 pm to 4.55 pm Face to face appointments

Fridays 9.30 am – 4.00 pm Online appointments

How will the counselling process end?

To ensure we are working in your best interest, we review the counselling process every 4 weeks. During that time, it becomes clear how we work towards an ending. I appreciate client’s individual requirements vary and not everyone needs to commit to long term therapy.

After an agreed number of weekly sessions some clients choose to reduce to fortnightly, then monthly sessions until they feel ready to end the therapeutic process.

Where can I meet with you in a safe space?

I have access to a wonderful therapy room on Sewell Road, situated close to the back of Lincoln County Hospital.

There is a small car park next to our building but I recommend allowing enough time to park in one of the 2 hour parking spaces along Sewell Road in case the car park is full.

Please do not park in the NHS car parks or you will be charged a fine for using the none public car park.

What does confidential mean?

I am contracted with my Website Designers and Clinical Supervisor to ensure all my communications, contracts and data protection policies are held safely with my client’s personal details confidentially maintained. Confidentiality is fully explained in my contractual agreements.


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