Initial Consultation session: £45
Each subsequent one hour session: £50-£60
In setting my fees I try to strike a balance between my worth as an experienced therapist who is solely self-employed alongside an affordable structure which allows people with a range of incomes to be able to access therapy with me.
I currently charge an assessment fee of £45 for our initial consultation and if we decide to work together, I ask you to pay subsequent sessions according to your gross income. I realise that this requires honesty and trust and those qualities are, of course, at the heart of every successful relationship. In cases of hardship, this initial consultation fee may be reduced.
My fees are revised periodically and I undertake to give you a minimum of one-month notice of any changes. I also trust that if your income changes (up or down), you will let me know and we can reflect that in a renegotiated fee.
I generally aim to earn around of £50 per session for daytime appointments with individual clients. In the evenings, I aim for around a minimum of £60 for an appointment after 5pm. I do carry a couple of lower fee concessionary places each week. If you want to enquire about one of these, please let me know.
I am also willing, if it’s appropriate to see you on a more flexible basis (fortnightly, 3 weekly etc) and this can spread your therapy cost out. It may mean progress is a bit slower or you do more work between sessions yourself.
If your income is below £22,000 p.a. you may be eligible for low-cost counselling at one of the LGBT charities, including The Albany Trust where I work as an Honorary Counsellor. I can also make other recommendations for low cost counselling if required.