Your Questions Answered
WHERE ARE THE SESSIONS HELD?
I am based just on the border between Gosforth & Kenton, Newcastle upon Tyne.
WHAT TIMES DO YOU OFFER APPOINTMENTS?
I offer appointments on Thursday and Friday daytimes, as well as Wednesday evenings.
DO YOU OFFER ONLINE THERAPY?
Yes I can offer online therapy e.g via FaceTime & Skype.
It can sometimes be helpful to have a combination of online and face to face sessions.
It would not be possible to deliver EMDR processing sessions using online.
WHAT IS THE COST OF THE SESSIONS?
Appointments are £60 per 50 minute session.
I can offer longer sessions (such as for EMDR processing sessions), in these cases the cost of the appointment cost would be pro-rated e.g. £90 per 75 minute session.
WHAT IS THE COST OF CLINICAL SUPERVISION?
Clinical supervision is charged at £50 per 50 minute session.
HOW CAN I PAY FOR SESSIONS?
You can either pay by cash or card payments (debit and credit card, excluding American Express).
I also undertake work by insurance companies, such as BUPA, Axa and Aviva. If you have a policy with them you can ask to be referred to myself if you contact your insurance company first. My BUPA profile can be found here:
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HOW FREQUENT ARE APPOINTMENTS?
Weekly appointments are generally recommended at the beginning of therapy, however sessions can be less frequent than this, especially towards the end of treatment.
IS THE INFORMATION I SHARE WITH YOU CONFIDENTIAL?
All appointments will take place in confidence; electronic and paper records are stored securely for 6 years and then destroyed.
I will only share information where you have given me permission, when I am legally required or where there is a potential risk of harm to you or others.