Counselling Frequently Asked Questions

There are a number of questions that can present themselves when you first start to consider counselling, but hopefully this FAQ page will answer most of your queries and address your concerns.

Below are the most frequent counselling FAQs from those who are beginning their therapy journey. If you’d like more guidance, please contact our Front of House team and they will point you in the right direction.

Counselling FAQs


  • We do not provide home visits
  • We do not provide therapy for the deaf. If you require counselling in BSL please refer here:
  • We do not work with children in our low cost and NHS counselling services.
  • Our clients need to be registered with a GP if they are being referred to our low cost counselling service. Otherwise, we cannot see clients using this service.

If you have a specific question in mind that’s not answered here, please get in touch.

If we are unable to offer a specific service, our Front of House team will make every effort to provide you with contact details of a suitable care pathway to another organisation.

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