Frequently Asked Questions
How long is a counselling session?
A counselling session lasts for 50 minutes.
How can I pay?
You can pay either by cash, bank transfer or by card at the end of the session. A reduction is available for block bookings.
Where are you located?
I am based at Central England Holistic Therapies & Training College on Alcester Road South in Kings Heath. Alcester Road South is a main arterial road (A435) and connects the centre of Birmingham with the M42 motorway, via Moseley and Kings Heath.
The building is situated on the corner of Appian Close. There is a private car park accessed via Appian Close.
240 Alcester Road South
Why go to counselling?
Counselling can help with a wide range of issues. Some people pursue counselling when they are in ‘crisis’, with an urgent need to deal with really painful feelings. Others have a very specific issue they would like to understand through the counselling process. Some people begin counselling to deal with something in the past or if they are experiencing significant life events such as getting married, starting a family, leaving home for the first time or coming to terms with the death of a loved one. Undertaking therapy can be a very rewarding experience, but it does require commitment from the client.
How regularly should I have counselling sessions?
Most therapists tend to recommend weekly sessions when a client first decides to undertake counselling, as it contributes to a feeling of safety and trust that allows the client and therapist to work on a deeper, more effective level. However, this does not always suit everyone, maybe because of work or family commitments, therefore fortnightly appointments are available. I can also offer an extended ‘one off’ counselling session to clients with a very focused approach to deal with a specific issue.
What happens if I have to cancel a session?
Sessions cancelled with over 24 hours notice can be rearranged at no extra cost. Sessions cancelled with under 24 hours notice will be charged at the normal session rate.
My clients come from the following areas: Kings Heath, Moseley, Kings Norton, Selly Oak, Cotteridge, Stirchley & Shirley
I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor and offer counselling services that include Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Relationship Issues, Low Self Esteem & Confidence Building.