Frequently Asked Questions
How much does counselling cost?
Christine offers a free 15 minute initial telephone call to help ascertain whether counselling with her is an appropriate way forward.
Regular weekly 50 minute counselling sessions are £48 for individuals and £60 for couples.
The initial in-depth 90 minute consultation costs £60 for individuals and £75 for couples.
Sessions are paid for by BACS at the end of the month, or by cash on a weekly basis.
How quickly can I be seen?
Christine aims to respond to you contacting her within 24 – 48 hours. It is usually possible to be seen within a week – depending upon mutual availability. If you leave a phone message please ensure you leave your number clearly.
Who can be seen?
Christine works with individuals of any race, creed or gender from the age of 18 onwards.
Do I need a GP referral?
No, although many clients do come for counselling on the suggestion of their GP, a referral is not necessary.
How often do I need to see the counsellor?
Counselling happens once a week for 50 minutes, at the same time and in the same place. Once you are offered an appointment that ‘time’ becomes yours until both you and the counsellor plan an ending together.
Is it confidential?
The service provided is entirely confidential, and all client details and notes are kept in accordance with current data protection legislation.
Will I always see the same counsellor?
Yes. The relationship you build with your counsellor is very important.
Where is Cirencester Counselling?
Counselling takes place in central Cirencester in a quiet comfortable room either at The Friend’s Meeting House, 53 Thomas Street, GL7 2BA, or at 84 Dyer Street, Cirencester, GL7 2PF.
Is there disabled access?
The counselling room in Thomas Street is on the ground floor. There are no steps to negotiate.
Where can I park?
For Thomas Street, there is limited free parking on the road outside the Friend’s Meeting House, or on Cecily Hill. Further parking is available in the Abbey Grounds Car Park.
Parking for Dyer Street is either at Beeches Road, The Forum or The Waterloo car parks.