Some people like to be in the same room with their counsellor, while others decide that phone counselling is the best option for them. This can offer a very convenient way of accessing support.
I am a skilled phone counsellor with years of experience. Sessions on the phone can be a really good option if, for instance, you live in a remote location, have reduced mobility or are in a caring role which involves staying at home.
One client said,
"Susan listens with compassion and kindness at all times. Her counselling has made such a difference to my life... I cannot thank her enough."
"Counselling has been a fantastic help!"
What is Phone Counselling like?
If you are generally comfortable with the telephone, it offers a very convenient way of accessing counselling. Once you get started, you'll probably find it easy to talk and soon benefit from the way phone counselling helps you to focus. My role as a counsellor is mainly to provide a warm, understanding and honest relationship where you can explore issues or problems in safety. My initial training was Person-centred and these days I also draw on ideas from other counselling approaches, whenever these are helpful. So sessions can be tailored to your individual needs. I don't have a magic wand, but I will help you find your own answers.
Benefits of Counselling
The benefits of counselling vary for each person, but often include things like:
How to get in touch
If you would like to find out more about phone counselling, you are very welcome to contact me on +44(0)7581 325846 or by email to [email protected]
(Phone image courtesy of kconnors via www.morguefile.com)
(Portrait image copyright Hannah Mitchell, 2014)
(Other images copyright Selim Alkaner)