Frequently Asked Questions
Online counselling is an effective way to engage with a therapist and can be convenient if you cannot meet me in person at my London therapy rooms in Clapham. I use Skype to conduct my therapy sessions. After we both agree on a time and day, I send you an invite link to meet, and you begin the session. Sessions are weekly and last 50 minutes. The number of sessions depends on your preferences, but I will discuss this with you during your initial session. The cost is £60.00 per session.
When you begin therapy, you control what we explore and discuss. My sessions take place in a safe and non-judgmental space, so you can talk freely and honestly about your experiences and current issues, helping you explore your emotions and feelings deeply. Therapy aims to help you find the answers from within, so you can understand better and move forward with your life.
Many young people experience mental health issues connected for a variety of reasons.
Perhaps there are external factors such as social media pressure, exam stress or bullying. Or maybe your child experiences problems at school, suffers mood swings, has sleeping or eating issues, unexplained aches and pains, or unexpectedly angry or withdrawn. Maybe a recent neurodiverse diagnosis is impacting on their behaviour or mood. Any changes in your child could indicate a severe problem, and counselling is a fantastic tool to help with self-esteem, mood regulation and confidence. It also effectively gives children strategies to help with their issues.
Everything you or your child discusses with me during your sessions is confidential. There are only two exceptions to this where I am obliged to break confidentiality: if you disclose involvement in or knowledge of any criminal activities such as terrorism, money laundering and drug trafficking or if there is a safeguarding issue if you or any adult related to you or child could potentially be under threat of harm or abuse.