How to begin therapy and get the help you need
Make Initial Contact, Attending Sessions, Fees and Cancellation Policies
You can make initial contact with me by email, text message or phone, whichever way is most comfortable and convenient.
After we have had a brief discussion, the next step is to arrange an assessment session.
This session provides an opportunity for us to meet, for you to tell me about yourself and your difficulties, and for me to check that I am able to offer you the help that you need. The assessment session is also an opportunity to ask questions and discuss any concerns.
To make an appointment for a first assessment or ask a question please contact me in one of the following ways:
Fees and Sessions
The assessment session lasts for 50 minutes. If at the end we are both happy to proceed with psychotherapy sessions we can make these arrangements, However, if you need some time after the assessment, there is no obligation to book regular therapy sessions at the end of the assessment. You may take as much time as you need.
The cost of all sessions (including the asessment session) is as follows. All sessions last for 50 minutes:
I have a small number of concessionary rate places available each week for those who are on low incomes. Please contact me if you think you may be eligible for one of these places. Concessionary places are currently full.
All fees are subject to annual review (the next review will be in March 2020)
Payment methods accepted include:
I offer weekly or fortnightly sessions.. There is flexibility about the arrangement of these sessions and and we can discuss is best for you at the assessment session.
If your work or other commitments prevent you from attending at a regular day and time I'll do my best to accommodate your needs but whether this is possible will depend on the issues you are bringing to therapy as well as my schedule at the time.