FAQ

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Who seeks counselling?

  • Adults of all ages and from different walks of life.

What things can I talk about?

  • Feeling low or lack of motivation
  • Lonely or isolated
  • Anxieties
  • Work related stress
  • Bereavement
  • Relationship issues
  • Low self-esteem
  • Addictions

What does confidential mean?

Solo counselling services offer confidentiality, however there are limits to be recognised this is explained fully by the counsellor at the first meeting. An agreement is signed by both parties and is available to see prior to the counselling session.

Can you give me advice?

My role as a counsellor is to work with you, to listen, reflect, help bring clarity and perspective and to be alongside you on your journey. By exploring your issues through the counselling process, will enable you to reach your own solution.

How many sessions will I need?

As an individual you will respond to counselling in your own way. You may see benefits after a few sessions or you may need longer.

Information on sessions and appointments.

Please call me or email me to explore whether counselling is the right intervention for you,we will consider what you hope to gain from the counselling process, also we can look at the nature of the issues that has led you to seek counselling. If you are happy with my counselling approach, we would arrange an appropriate date and time.

The Counselling Sessions

The counselling session lasts one hour and the number of sessions will be up to you, as people respond to counselling differently. We can agree a set number of sessions from the outset or leave it open-ended.

Location

I have a peaceful therapy room opposite a beautiful tree lined park.

Before your first counselling session, I will ask you to sign a counselling agreement and complete a client information sheet, which I can email you prior to your initial assessment.

Rates

Individual counselling- £30.00 per hour

Couples counselling – £40.00 per hour

Special rates for trainee counsellors & senior citizens

(Credit & Debit Cards Accepted)

Cancellations

In the event of needing to cancel an appointment, I require 24 hours notice to avoid incurring a charge.

Payment is required before each session.

My Contact details

You can contact me if you require any further information about my service.

Email me on pauline@solocounselling.com

Mobile telephone: 07515004497  (You can leave a detailed message on this number).

*Please be assured that any contact you make via phone or email is completely confidential.