FAQs

What is counselling?

Counselling offers you a confidential space, where you can talk about your problems or difficulties.

How can counselling help?

Counselling gives you the opportunity to reflect, explore, and understand how your thoughts, feelings & behaviour may contribute to the way you relate to yourself and others.

I will listen to your concerns in a non- judgmental, and empathic way (putting myself in your shoes)

Do counsellors give advice?

Counsellors do not give direct advice, but will help you to find your own answers and develop strategies to help with your concerns.

What is counselling used for?

People seek counselling for a wide range of reasons, such as:

Anxiety

Bereavement

Depression

Eating disorder

Low self esteem

Lack of confidence

Relationship problems

Childhood related issues

Stress

Feeling overwhelmed

Family problems

Work difficulties

How will my progress be monitored within counselling?

We will conduct regular reviews to monitor your progress and ensure that you achieve your therapeutic goals.

What type of counselling is on offer?

We provide long- term and short-term counselling, depending on your individual needs.

Are there different counselling formats?

Yes, We provide:

Face to face

Telephone

Skype

Email

What are the different counselling approaches used?

Person-Centered

Psychodynamic

Cognitive Bahavioural Therapy (CBT)

Gestalt

How long are the counselling sessions?

The initial assessment last for 1 hour and the counselling sessions are  for 50 minutes thereafter. This is usually on  a weekly basis.

Are the sessions treated in confidence?

Yes, everything that is discussed within the session is strictly confidential.

Do you suggest recommended reading?

Yes, We suggest recommended reading on the presenting issue and support you to achieve your desired outcome.