Frequently asked questions

Do you have questions about our counselling and support services? – click on one of our frequently asked questions below or contact us for more info.

How long do counselling sessions last with Hope Therapy?

Our regular counselling sessions last between 50 and 60 mins. 

We do offer extended sessions for couples work which last for 90 minutes as well as the regular length couples counselling session detailed above.

Our mindfulness sitting groups are 60 minutes and supervision sessions are also 60 minutes. 

What happens if I miss my appointment?

Clients need to let us know 24 hours in advance of cancellations to avoid being charged for the session. The counsellor will always do their very best to rearrange the session where possible.

I am struggling to finance my counselling sessions – is there any financial support for me?

We are sometimes able to offer discounted sessions to clients that are experiencing financial hardship. So do get in touch to enquire.

If I book multiple sessions is there a discount available?

Yes. We do offer discounts where clients bulk purchase sessions in advance. Clients have the choice of booking either 1, 3 or 6 sessions all of which come at varying rates.

Do I need a GP referral?

No, there’s no need to see your GP for a referral to Hope Therapy and no records are forwarded to your family, GP or employer.

How long is a CBT therapy session?

Your CBT therapy session will be approximately 50-60minutes.

What issues can counselling help with?

Clients come to us with wide-ranging problems, including:

abuse (including physical, verbal, and sexual abuse)
alcohol and substance addiction

anger issues
anxiety (generalised anxiety problems, panic attacks, agoraphobia, social anxiety, claustrophobia)

eating problems including emotional overeating
low self-esteem
relationship counselling
trauma (including post-traumatic stress disorder from accidents, rape and other attacks/incidents)
workplace issues (stress, work-life imbalances)

What if I want to try more than one kind of therapy?

Many therapists nowadays known as ‘integrative’, meaning they are trained in and combine a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches to best help their clients. If this is of interest, look at the individual profiles of our team find one that offers the therapies you are interested in, or call us and we can advise you further. 

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