The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change – Carl Rogers
What is the difference between counselling and psychotherapy?
Essentially, they are the same ‘talking therapies’. However, counselling tends to be shorter term, dealing with current problems such as stress, anxiety, loss, lack of focus and often includes practical coping strategies in addition to talking through the problem. Whereas, psychotherapy tends to be, but not necessarily, longer term, addressing deep-rooted issues such as self-worth, and may involve exploring early experiences. It may be the case when working through a current problem that deeper-rooted issues are uncovered. It is your choice whether you wish to work with and process those issues.
What happens in a therapy session?
How many sessions will I have to have?
Each session lasts for one hour on a weekly basis, although some chose to have fortnightly sessions. However, it is not possible to pre-determine how many sessions you will need. There are no constraints on the number of sessions you have. Some need only a few sessions and others continue with sessions for many months. We will review our work together regularly and it depends on when you feel you have achieved what you want from therapy that we agree and plan an appropriate ending.
How much does it cost?
Your investment is £70 per 60 minute session.
Alternatively, should you wish to book a block of 6 sessions, a reduced rate of £360 is available.
Ideally, sessions are held weekly. However, if time or finances don’t allow, fortnightly sessions can be arranged.
Payment can be made in cash at the session or via BACS prior to the session.