What I can offer

 Individual Counselling Colchester

I currently offer; face-to-face Individual Counselling and Telephone Counselling

 

When, and For How Long?

  • Individual Counselling Sessions take place weekly, at an agreed, fixed time,  for an agreed number of weeks, however this can be reviewed at any time
  • Each Individaul counselling session will last for approximately 50 minutes, which is considered the standard therapeutic hour.

 

Location

  • I am able to practise from one of several locations in the Colchester, Clacton and Tendring area.
  • Home visits are available for new Mothers, the elderly and infirm.
  • Evening appointments are available in Wivenhoe between 6-9pm, weekdays

 

What Can We Talk About?

I am able to provide counselling support for individuals experiencing, or who have experienced the following:

  • anxiety and depression
  • identity confusion
  • relationship difficulties
  • family separation (including high conflict cases)
  • pregnancy, birth and new motherhood
  • parental concerns
  • bereavement
  • redundancy and work related ‘stress’
  • physical illness or injury
  • domestic abuse
  • bullying from others
  • self-harm
  • mild eating disorders
  • low self-esteem
  • loss of meaning and purpose
  • lack of confidence
  • social isolation
  • suicide ideation

 

Safeguarding

Confidentiality will be strictly maintained, which means that I will not share information about you with another person or organisation, however I may need to make a disclosure, if there is evidence that you or another person is at risk of serious harm.  I would endeavour to discuss this with you beforehand, whenever possible.

If I believe that there is a need for more specialist intervention, I will discuss this with you and will make you aware of any plans for referral.

 

Fees

Initial Consultation – £20

Individual counselling  –

£25 per session (face-to-face)

£15 per session (telephone)

Students/Trainees – £20 per session (block bookings required after initial consultation)

Concessions are available for those on low incomes (please contact me to discuss)

Cancellation:

24 hours notice is required to avoid cancellation fee

For booking enquiries, please Contact me.