Market Deeping, Peterborough, UK
Mob: 07761 065 726 Email: [email protected]
Terms of Arrangement
As your Psychotherapist, Counsellor or Psychotherapeutic Coach, I am committed to you and will give you the time and space to use my expertise, skills and attention to support you in your progress.
Ethics: I am a member of The Counselling Society and subscribe to their code of ethics which can be read in full their website here.
Within any session you may wish to disclose a particular issue, thought, feeling, situation, incident or dream or use the time to be quiet and reflect. Sessions are not structured in a particular way but are facilitated so that you are encouraged to use the time to bring forward for exploration whatever feels priority at any given time.
Appointments are usually weekly and we will agree to a regular time at the beginning. Any changes to the appointment time can be made with as much notice as reasonably possible either way. For those who are able to be flexible, do let me know, as some movements with appointments can be useful to help others fit in when they start therapy or their circumstances change. In return I will always try to be flexible where I can when you need to alter an arrangement appointment if needed.
Any cancellations are payable unless 24 hours or more notice is given, at which time we will try to re-schedule during the same week where possible. If you have paid in advance and you are unable to make your appointment, as long as 24hrs or more notice is given then your appointment is credited and carried over to the following week.
Time in Therapy
At the start we may agree a fixed number of sessions or, more usually the number of sessions will be open ended and arrange every month for the forthcoming month. When you feel ready to end our sessions, it is recommended this is mentioned 2-3 sessions beforehand so that we can use the opportunity to explore feelings around this and summarise how therapy has changed or supported you and identify any work that might be outstanding. The aim of this is so that you leave with full awareness of where you are at and with a positive feeling of closure.
My fee includes my supervision costs, insurance, training and membership of The Counselling Society.
Payments for your first few appointments are usually made in cash until the start of the month when we arrange appointments on a monthly basis.
Payment for the forthcoming month is due on the last day of the month via bank transfer. I usually message you around a week before the end of the month to confirm our dates.
Appointments will still need paying for if you cancel without 24hrs notice, however I will try to re-arrange the appointment for the same week if I can. If you are bulk paying and can not attend for your appointment, you remain in credit for this appointment and it can carry over in to the following month if I am unable to do an axtra appointment or you don't want to.
On-line sessions work differently to a face to face sessions and the therapeutic effect can be effective and very helpful but I feel it is always better in person. Therefore with all on-line sessions, these are always with the intention of moving to face to face sessions as soon as we can.
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