Debbie Howels Counselling

Sevenoaks based counselling service

Adv. Dip. Humanistic Counselling MBACP (Accred.) UKRCP. BUPA Registered

First session


For the time being I am offering Skype or telephone counselling only.  My working hours remain the same.  Having counselling via these methods is different but still effective.  Any queries just email or call me.

The first session will be an Assessment.  You can outline your reason for coming to see me and I will ask questions about you and your family history. There will be a questionnaire to fill in.

It is more of a structured session, and helps both of us to get a better idea of what your difficulties are. Sometimes people don't know what the problem is, they are just unhappy.  This doesn't matter as it will become clearer with more sessions.  It is quite normal for clients to be nervous at this stage.    

Assessments usually take about an hour.  Once you have been assessed we make another two appointments.  I like to see clients weekly as this helps to build our relationship more quickly. 


I will periodically review progress with you.  This gives us both a chance to talk about how things are going, and provides a continued focus for the counselling work.  I am always happy to answer any questions about the counselling sessions.




Sessions are 50 mins long and cost £55.

24 hr notice of cancellation is required otherwise the full fee is payable.

Fees are reviewed every April






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