Several methods may be used such as text messages, emails, audio and video communication.
To protect the security of the sessions it is important to have a safe therapeutic space without intrusions and being overheard.
Firewall and virus protection needs to be in place.
Electronic intrusion by providers to some degree in unavoidable and needs to be reviewed and updated regularly.
Alternative methods will be arranged if the primary method of communication has technical problems.
The suitability of online counselling will be taken into consideration.
As work is 'at a distance' emergency contacts need to be in place.
I abide by the principles and values of the BACP Ethical Framework and Good Practice guidelines.
My work is covered by Professional Liability Insurance.
The work is being undertaken in accordance with the laws of UK and any disputes which may arise will be subject to these UK laws.
Counselling Tools (not applicable with online sessions)
Creative tools such as drawing, collage work, clay, sand tray work etc. may be used to access material that may not be in your direct consciousness.
The use of these counselling tools will aid free expression and the release of negative energy.
Children find this useful when they do not know how to put their thoughts and feelings into words and so communicate more comfortably through these symbolic means.
[Home visits will factor in the distance travelled]
Payment can be made by: