How to proceed

Fees

£35 payable at the end of each session, either in cash or by cheque
 

Length of session

55 minutes
 

Hours of Business

Mondays to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm
 

Appointment times

These are negotiable, either on a session by session basis or as a contracted block of sessions, whichever seems most appropriate.
 

How do I make an appointment?

  • Complete the self-referral form

       Save it as a document and email it to me as an attachment to joan@leatown.co.uk

  • Complete the stress questionnaire

       Save it as a document and email it to me as an attachment to   joan@leatown.co.uk

 

Next steps

Following the receipt of the self referral form and stress questionnaire:-

  1. I will contact you by telephone to make an appointment for an assessment session.

  2. Please indicate when you email me when you will be available to receive a phone call.

Assessment session

The first session is an opportunity for us to explore whether the stress management and/or counselling I offer is appropriate for you and to allow you to make an informed decision about whether or not you want to embark on further sessions with me. Attendance at the first session does not commit either of us to further sessions.
 

Number of sessions

This is something that I would expect to negotiate with you at the initial assessment session and on a session by session basis.
 

Regularity of sessions

Ideally counselling should take place on a weekly basis, particularly in the early stages, so that information and insights gained in one session are still fresh in your mind at the next session. However, if that is difficult for you we can meet less frequently.
 

Confidentiality

As a member of BACP I am bound by their Ethical Framework which includes guaranteed confidentiality unless I have serious concerns about your safety or the safety of others.

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