Frequently Asked Questions
What's the first session like?
Our first meeting will be an assessment to look at what might bring you to counselling, why now and to see if we're happy to work with each other.
How many sessions will I need?
I can offer long term work (one year and beyond) - although I do have considerable experience working short term (6 or 12 sessions)
What are your available times?
Some evening times will be available soon. I'm on a break for the last two weeks in August, restarting from 4th September. Do email me to discuss available times. Thank you.
How often will I need to come?
I usually see individual clients once a week.
How much does it cost?
£55 per 50 min session - including initial assessments. Concessions available - do email me for further information.
What about getting to you?
From Elephant and Castle, you can get the following buses towards Camberwell Green - 35, 45, 68, 468, 12, 176, 171, or 40.
From Oval - 185, 436, or 36.
In terms of travel, where are you in Southwark?
I'm in zone 2, in the SE5 area of Southwark - just about 10 minutes away from Elephant and Castle or Oval.
How can I contact you?
Do feel free to email me and we can follow up with an initial telephone conversation.
Do you know of links to other therapy services/organisations?
Just CLICK HERE to visit Joel Simpson Counselling
Just CLICK HERE to visit Ian Leigh Therapy
Just CLICK HERE to visit Lotus Psychotherapeutic Counselling & Coaching
Just CLICK HERE to visit The Counselling Space
Just CLICK HERE to visit Ongea for therapy rooms to rent
Just CLICK HERE to visit Re-Vision
Just CLICK HERE to visit Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Just CLICK HERE to visit The British Association of Dramatherapists
Just CLICK HERE to visit Roundabout Dramatherapy
Just CLICK HERE to visit Kirk Lock Counselling
What is Dramatherapy?
'Dramatherapy is the intentional use of healing aspects of drama and theatre as the therapeutic process.
It is a method of working and playing that uses action methods to facilitate creativity, imagination, learning, insight and growth'
British Association of Dramatherapists
What does your work space look like?
The photo below is of my therapy/counselling room.
'Dialogue is the starting point and unifying force in all human relationships' - Daisaku Ikeda
"One of the most important things Haydn helped me with was the concept of being kind to myself. I was so used to my internal voice beating me up, my mantra was - you should be doing this, you should be doing that."