Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about private counselling Nottingham

The answers provided relate to accessing private counselling with Andrew Harvey and Counselling Services Nottingham.

Hopefully below will answer some questions you might have, but do feel free to call or email, as this is often a good way to discus any concerns or questions you may have.

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How much does private  Nottingham counselling cost?

£60, this can be paid in cash, credit / debit card / bank transfer after each session. Some additional charges may apply when working with employee assistance programmes and / or insurance funded counselling.


Can I pay for Counselling with my health insurance? 

In some cases, yes. You need to check with your health insurance provider, sometimes they limit the number of sessions they will fund and apply other conditions.


How many sessions will I need?

This is a difficult question to answer, it very much depends on what you are wanting to get from therapy and how long that might take.  You can bring therapy to an end anytime you feel you want to.


How often should I attend therapy?

This depends upon your circumstances and what you are seeking to achieve in therapy. Most clients attend weekly or bi-weekly.


How long is a counselling session?

50 Minutes.


What sort of things can counselling help with?

Counselling helps people with many different difficulties they may be experiencing, the list is extensive, and it is worth talking to the therapist about your specific issues or struggles to see if therapy might be of assistance.


What’s the difference between Counselling, Therapy and Psychotherapy?

Depending on whom you ask you may get different answers to this question. These terms are often interchanged and are referring to the same process.


Will the sessions be confidential?

Yes, however some very rare limitations apply. Confidentiality may need to be broken if you or anyone else might be in danger. Other exceptions to total confidentiality include disclosures of drug dealing, acts of terrorism and money laundering. Any concerns you have about confidentiality should be discussed with the counsellor at the first session. Essentially the process is confidential.

Do I need a referral for private counselling ?

No, you can access therapy and counselling without a GP or any other referral.


Where are you based?

I work from professional counselling rooms in convenient location 20 minutes from the city centre. Some limited parking is available and nearby free on street is available. Public transport to my consultant rooms is plentiful.

 Can I have counselling online?

Yes, Counselling Services Nottingham offers online counselling worldwide.


More questions, please do call or email?


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