|WHY HAVE ONLINE
COUNSELLING OR THERAPY?
There are many reasons for choosing online
counselling or psychotherapy. Maybe you find it
difficult to travel to see someone face-to-face; you
might live in another country, or simply prefer the
convenience and privacy of your own surroundings.
Many people lead such busy lives these days, that
cutting out travelling time can be a real advantage,
as well as being able to ‘see’ your therapist out of
normal working hours.
Whatever your reasons are, there are different ways
that we can work confidentially and securely
together, such as on Skype, by email, or instant
We can even agree to do some of each: you might feel
more comfortable with a particular medium, such as
writing emails or texts, or prefer the visual method
of counselling on Skype. You can read about these in
the 'how' section.
Online counselling/psychotherapy can be useful for
receiving support for a wide range of difficulties,
very similar to face-to-face. It also has the
benefits of being able to book an appointment in the
near future as opposed to having to wait up to
several weeks, which can often be the case with
However, it's really important to choose the right
person to work with you. As you read through this
site, you’ll see that I offer a FREE trial ‘taster’
This is an opportunity for you to have a proper
chat, and see, hear and feel what I’m like, without
any obligations. Many people find this a useful way
of allaying any concerns they might have about what