APPOINTMENT INFORMATION & FEES

Appointment availability​

 

Currently, online appointments are available 7 days a week.  Times are flexible and can be arranged to suit your needs.  Face to face appointments are available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5.30pm until my last appointment at 8:30pm.

Session length and appointment times

 

Sessions last for 50 minutes.

 

Appointment location

 

Appointments are held at:

 

Willow Herbal Centre,

2 The Drive,

Harold Wood,

RM3 0DU.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The centre is approximately 5 minutes walk from Harold Wood

Station.

 

By road:  From the M25 take junction 28 onto the A12 towards

Romford.  At the second set of traffic lights turn left into

Gubbins Lane.  The centre is on the left, approximately half a

mile down, just before Harold Wood Station.  On and off street

parking is available.

 

By bus: The 294, 256 and the 496 all stop outside Harold Wood Station, from outside the station facing the road, turn right and walk for approximately 2-3 minutes. The Willow Herbal Centre will be on your left, and is located near the corner of Gubbins Lane and The Drive.

 

By rail: From Central London, Harold Wood Station can be reached by travelling to London Liverpool Street Station and taking the National Rail service to towards Shenfield.

 

Online appointments are available using the free video meeting software Zoom.  This can be downloaded as an app on your phone, or you can install it on a Windows or MacOS PC.  For more information about Zoom, please visit their website here. 


 

Counselling appointment fees & concessions

The below prices are listed per session.

 

£50.00 - Individual Counselling*

£35.00 - Individual Counselling for trainee counsellors

£65.00 - Couples Counselling

* If your sessions are funded via an Employee Assistance Program or other healthcare provider, please contact me for a quote.

Block booking discount

If you would like to pay for your sessions up front, you can choose to 'block book' 6 sessions

at a time.  If you choose to block book you will receive a 5% discount on the session fees.  

All that is required is that you pay for your 6 sessions together at the outset of counselling. 

 

Block booking (6 sessions) fees are listing below:

 

£285.00 - Individual Counselling

£370.00 - Couples Counselling

How to pay

Face to face sessions are preferable paid in cash.  While payment for online sessions are preferably taken by direct bank transfer, but I can also accept payment via PayPal.  Payment must be made at least 1 hour before the online session starts.  

In your initial assessment I will ask you for some background information about yourself, your circumstances and the issue(s) that has brought you to see me.

 

It may sound obvious, but it can be helpful to think about how you might answer the question 'what has brought you to counselling?' before your appointment.

 

Cancellation Policy

 

While I do ask as a courtesy that you give me 24 hours notice of any cancellation, I will not be charging a cancellation fee for online sessions.  However, I do reserve the right to refuse further sessions in the event of multiple short notice cancellations.

For face to face sessions I do charge a cancellation fee for appointents cancelled with less than 24 hours notice.  This means if, for any reason, you cancel on the day of your appointment the full session fee will still be owed.  I understand that this can be frustrating, however, your appointment time is reserved specifically for you every week, if you are not able to attend the session then I am unable to offer that time to somebody else.  The cancellation fee covers the costs of reserving that appointment for you.

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& Psychotherapy Services

 

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I am a qualified counsellor in Romford and I can offer counselling in Harold Wood; counselling in Romford, Essex and counselling in Greater London.  Areas I cover are: Harold Wood, Harold Hill, Collier Row, Romford, Brentwood, Upminster, Stapleford Abbotts, Hornchurch, Rainham, Dagenham and Redbridge, Gidea Park, Ardleigh Green, Barking, Ilford, and all surrounding areas.
 

I can help you tackle issues related to depression, anxiety, stress, workplace stress, alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, relationship issues, sexuality, sexual health, domestic violence, bereavement, bullying, cancer, terminal illness, debilitating illness, disability, carer support, child related issues, childhood issues, children, chronic pain, couples counselling, cross cultural relationships, eating disorders, gender issues, body dysphoria, HIV/AIDS, infertility, internet addiction, learning difficulties, leaving care, low self-confidence, low self-esteem, miscarriage, obsessive compulsive disorder, passive aggressive behaviour, post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, pregnancy and birth, redundancy, relationship issues, self harm, separation and divorce, suicidal thoughts, trauma.