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Private Counselling

You may choose to pay for counselling as it can give you a bit more freedom. At Mid and North East Essex, you can self refer to our private one-to-one counselling sessions if this is what feels right for you.

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About our private counselling service

How much is it and how long is a session?

Our private counselling fee is £50 per session.

Fees will need to be paid a week in advance. A session lasts for 50 minutes.

How many should I have?

As many as you find helps you, normally we would suggest 6 sessions for the start with the option to continue.

Where are the sessions?

Daytime and evening appointments are available depending on availability and we can offer virtual, phone and face-to face. Our counselling room for face-to-face is in Colchester.

Who are the counsellors at Mid and North Essex Mind?

We will make sure we can link you with the counsellor that’s most suitable for you.

All of our counsellors are either accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), or are working towards their accreditation. This means they work to a level of quality that is expected by the BACP. Mid and North Essex Mind is an BACP accredited counselling service.

We have counsellors who are qualified in different therapeutic therapies / modalities.

Our private counselling service is for people aged 18 and over.