Thank you for clicking on my profile. I understand how hard it may have been for you to make the decision to search for a counsellor.
I am a counsellor based in Lancaster city centre and my service is open to anyone who is looking to make changes in their life.
Perhaps you are struggling with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, or relationship issues. If you don't know how or even where to start, I can help.
I offer one-to-one talking therapy in a safe environment. Sessions are 50 minutes long and the focus will always be on your needs.
What I practise is not psychiatry; I won't tell you what I think is wrong with you. Instead, I will accept you as an individual and give the time and space you need to explore your emotions.
usually suggest to all potential clients that we meet for an initial session to
get to know each other, to find out what has brought you to counselling. This is so you can feel comfortable working
with me and ask any questions while getting a feel for how I work.
session can either be a free 30-minute session or a full 50-minute session at
my standard fee.
approach is that, if both of us feel the sessions are of therapeutic benefit to
you, then there is no set amount.
However, I am also happy to work to a set
number of sessions, usually six to begin with, after which we can review our
individual fee for a 50-minute Counselling session is £40.00, payable at the
start of each session by cash or bank transfer.
offer reduced rates to people in full time education or on benefits. The exact
rate will be discussed during our first session.
Training & Qualifications
I am a fully trained and qualified psychotherapist with 300 hours of clinical practice.
I hold a Foundation Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of Derby and I am a member of the BACP.
My BACP number: 00921368