Initial Consultation & Confidentiality
Counselling is a shared commitment between counsellor and client.
Empathy, genuiness, respect and unconditional positive regard are the core conditions of the therapeutic process and remain active throughout the whole journey of self-change during each counselling session .
During your initial consultation I will help you to explore your present issue/s, look a little at your life history and ascertain a focus for counselling. We will gain an impression of each other which will allow us to decide whether we can work successfully and positively together. Also this first consultation will allow me an opportunity to answer any questions you may wish to ask about our work together or any concerns you may have brought with you.
Membership and registration of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP) require practitioners to work within the Codes of Ethics and Good Practice of these registering organisations.
Sherwood Counselling Practice & Addiction Treatment Consultancy adheres to the above requirement providing my client (individual or company) with a confidential, ethical and professional service.
Further information regarding the law on the subject of confidentiality, is provided during the initial consultation.