Chrysalis Counselling and Training Transforming lives, one step at a time

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the service work?
You simply call CCT on 07940 501 222 for a FREE 15 minute initial consultation. At the end of the FREE consultation, you decide whether you want to explore further at a day and time to suit you.
What Conditions Can it Help?
Talking therapies such as counselling can be used to help with many different mental health conditions, including:
*obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
*post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
*long-term illnesses
*eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia
*drug misuse
What Benefits can be Expected?
Counselling can help you:
*cope with a bereavement or relationship breakdown
*cope with redundancy or work-related stress
*explore issues such as sexual identity
*deal with issues preventing you achieving your ambitions
*deal with feelings of depression or sadness, and have a more positive outlook on life
*deal with feelings of anxiety, helping you worry less about things
*understand yourself and your problems better
*feel more confident
*develop a better understanding of other people's points of view
How does counselling help?
CCT aims to help you deal with and overcome issues that are causing emotional pain or making you feel uncomfortable by providing a safe and regular space for you to talk and explore difficult feelings. We are here to support you and respect your views. We will help you find your own insights into understanding your problems.
How many sessions will I need?

This all depends on what you want to achieve from counselling. I offer both open ended and time limited sessions. This will be discussed during your FREE consultation.
How much do you charge?
CCT charge £45 per 50 minute session. A discounted rate is offered for blocked bookings - 10 sessions will be charged at £40 per 50 minute session - total advance booking fee will be £400 (instead of £450)!
What times are available?
CCT offer sessions on weekdays during the day and also evening slots. **Limited** Saturday slots are also available.
What if I miss a session?
As long as you provide 48 hours notice then I can rebook your session at a time more suitable for you. As sessions are carefully selected and booked to suit the individual it will not be possible to cover sessions when notice of less than 48 hours is given and therefore you will be charged for sessions missed in these circumstances.
Are you a member of any professional body?
Yes, I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adhere to their Ethical Framework. In the event that you have any issues you can contact the BACP on Tel: 01455 883300, Email: [email protected] - Office hours: Monday – Friday 9am-5pm.
I am also a member of the British Psychological Society who can be contacted on Tel: +44 (0)116 254 9568, Email: [email protected]

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