My therapy contract ensures that the framework for how we work together is made explicit. This covers issueslike confidentiality, cancellation of sessions, ending therapy, and sign posts you towards my main codes of ethics. I will email this to you when you contact me about an initial consultation, but you can also download it here for reference.

standard therapy contract

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My standard fee is £45 per 50 minute therapy session. I make a quarter of my appointments available at a lower rate of £30 for people who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford therapy with me. If you need a lower rate than …

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Frequency & duration

How often will we meet? Once a week, at a fixed day and time. How long does therapy take? Most people ask this question already knowing that the answer is either, “depends”, or just, …

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Getting started

The nuts and bolts of beginning therapy with me.

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The initial consultation

The purpose of the initial consultation is to get a feel for whether we can do therapeutic work together. On my side, that involves assessing whether I am able to offer you effective therapeutic support, and whether I feel my approach is …

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