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We all struggle and look for help

Let us set your mind at ease. We understand that starting counselling can be a daunting thing to do. If you're not quite ready to get in touch yet, below are some resources that will hopefully make you feel more comfortable reaching out.


How much and how long are the sessions?

Session fees vary depending on who you see. Sessions are normally weekly and last for 50 minutes. If you have any special requirements (for example around shift work) please discuss this in your initial contact with your therapist.

How many sessions will I need?

Due to the fact that every client is different, that is a very hard question to answer, but ultimately it is down to you. Where possible, weekly sessions are recommended as continuity in the work really helps. Hopefully the work will progress well and therapy will come to a natural conclusion when you feel you have got what you need.

Sometimes, it is not that straight forward and you might discover difficulties or other areas you wish to work on, in which case the therapy can continue for as long as you wish it to.

Financial or time restraints are understandable, and sometimes inevitable, and may put restrictions on the number of sessions you are able to attend. Please feel free to discuss this with your therapist.

Where are you?

We are based on a farm on the main road between Basingstoke and Newbury (don’t worry you won’t need wellies!). For a map, bus routes and directions by car please see here.

Is there parking?

Yes. There is parking close to our offices.

Do you have disabled access?

If you have any mobility or additional needs, please let us know when you make contact and we will do what we can to accommodate them.

Myth Busters

Will I have to lie on a couch?

No you can sit facing us on a chair or sofa.
Please see the pictures of our consulting rooms.

Seeking professional help is a sign of weakness

Taking action to help yourself and reaching out takes great strength

My counsellor might judge me for what I've done

We understand the complexity of human beings, and pride ourselves on being able to remain non-judgemental and see the person behind the actions.

My therapist is going to read my mind

We have a good understanding of people, and tend to ask the right questions, but as far as we know we don't have any superpowers!

What is the point in talking to someone who doesn't actually know me?

Actually, sometimes it is easier to talk to someone who doesn't know your history or have an established role in your life, and is therefore more objective.

Counselling is only for people who are really ill

Anyone can benefit from counselling. We work with a range of mental health conditions, but we also work with people facing tricky situations, struggling to make a decision or just feeling a bit off.

Everyone will know I'm seeing a counsellor

No-one need know you are seeing one of our therapists unless you want them too. We take confidentiality very seriously and protect it any way we can. However if you wish to tell people, this is nothing to be ashamed of, and we encourage you to be proud of the steps you have taken.