Email counselling is a service that is asynchronous. This means you have time to prepare your email in your own time and to reflect on the counsellor’s exchange and it is therefore not a therapy where you are communicating with a therapist in real time, in the moment. You may decide to use the email counselling service as a way to access relationship counselling, sex therapy or emotional eating behaviour counselling involving a full assessment process or you may decide to use it more ad hoc to gain initial advice on your difficulties.
Many clients like the anonymous aspect of this service and find writing/typing out their thoughts therapeutic in itself. The therapist will encrypt responses sent in an email exchange with a password of your choosing. The input that you receive in each email exchange will be the equivalent of one hour of therapy. For this to be manageable, you are asked to provide no more than 500 words in each email exchange.
Please follow the step by step booking process which will trigger your initial email exchange. The therapist will respond within 3 days.
Costs are £40 per email exchange.
Step by step process:
Step 1- Select the email counselling option.
Step 2 - Read and accept the terms and conditions
Step 3 - Complete and submit the client booking form providing information about your difficulties and your situation, providing a password for encrypting the email response from your therapist for data security.
Step 4 – Prepay for an email exchange following the Paypal link or call to arrange a bank transfer.
Step 5 –Within 3 days, you will receive an email containing the therapist’s response that you will use your password to open with.
Step 6 – Further ongoing email exchanges can be arranged the same way