I may not have an answer to all of your questions, but here are a few Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) to assist you. If not please send me an email and I will reply within 24 hrs – Thank You
What is Counselling?
The definition of Counselling is:
‘The provision of professional assistance and guidance in resolving personal or psychological problems by utilising an interpersonal relationship to enable people to develop self-understanding and to make changes in their lives.
Why would I go to see a Counsellor?
What about the Stigma attached to seeing a Counsellor?
What Happens in a Counselling Session?
You will not be judged or criticised.
All sessions are strictly confidential.
You will be treated with respect.
You will determine your own goals for change and be supported by the counsellor.
How helpful is Counselling?
How often do I need Counselling?
Initially it will be weekly sessions, then less frequently as time goes on, it really depends on you.
Some clients will only require a few sessions before they see a benefit. There is no set time limit to counselling. I have had some clients who only need one session. Whats important is your health and well being.
Do I need a referral from my Doctor or a Mental Health Plan?
How much will it cost me?
What is the difference between a Counsellor and a Psychologist?
A Doctor's Referral or Mental Health Plan is not required.